easter basket ideas for all ages

As spring blossoms and Easter approaches, it’s time to start thinking about those delightful Easter baskets filled with goodies for the kids. Whether you’re aiming to please a tiny tot or a trendy teen, creating the perfect Easter basket can be an art form. From classic chocolates to trendy tech gadgets, here are some egg-citing Easter basket ideas that will delight children of all ages.

Easter Basket Ideas for All Ages

Bestseller No. 1
Easter Basket Seersucker Egg Hunt Bunny Baskets for Kids with Cute Rabbit Ears Stripe Storage Gifts Candies Personalized Easter Party Gifts.………
  • 【Material】This Easter basket is made of canvas high-density seersucker,polyester lining,This basket can be hand-washed, but not machine-washed, otherwise it may be damaged.As long as it is properly used, it can always be very durable.
  • 【 Size】:The demension of this cute easter basket is 13.7"(Top Width) x 6.7"(Bottom Width) x 10.4"(Height).Easy to carry and there is enough space for things.
  • 【 Design】This basket perfectly combines stripe and plaid elements to make the two Foldable bunny ears lively and vivid, highlighting the ornamental and cuteness of the basket.Four different beautiful colors provide different choices, kids will definitely love it.
  • 【Function】It can not only be used as a gift basket to hold candy at parties or other holidays such as Easter, but also can hold more eggs at Easter, and can also be used as decorations or other things you want to put
  • 【Customer Service】We pride ourselves on putting you first. If for any reason you are not Satisfied contact our Customer Service in time and we will help you in the first time.
SaleBestseller No. 2
Poptrend Easter Basket Bags,Easter Eggs/Gift Baskets for Kids,Bunny Tote Bag Bucket for Easter Eggs,Toys, Candy,Gifts (Pink paillette)
  • 🐰[Lightweight Collapsible]:Lightweight for Your Kids to Take with Them on Their Easter egg hunts This Year! Portable to Carry on. Folds up easily for storage.
  • 🐰[Quality Material]:Made of 100% polyester Lining and 100% Cotton outside, Durable and Environmentally Friendly.Machine Washable, Thick Enough to be Reusable Year after Year.
  • 🐰[Cute Design]: Interesting Handle Design Bucket.Paillette Bunny Rabit with fluffy Tail Stands on The Outside, Adorable and Attractive.
  • 🐰[Large Capacity]: Dimensions - 9" x 9" x 9.5" to Hold More Eggs and Gifts. Inner Nylon Liner Keeps Things in It Clean. Handle Is Stitched on for Added Durability.Works as a Storage Bin for Your Home Year Round.
  • 🐰[Multi Purpose]:This Bunny Bag Is Designed with Cartoon Rabbit on It, Is Perfect for Kids, Teenagers to Carry Easter Eggs, Candy and Gifts During Easter, Halloween, Christmas or other festival parties.
Bestseller No. 3
LessMo Easter Bunny Basket Egg Buckets, Blue Cute Personalized Canvas Cotton Tote Bags Egg Hunt Basket for Easter Party Gifts
  • 🎁High Quality Material: Easter baskets made of premium quality cotton canvas are lightweight and durable, suitable for kids or teenagers to attend Easter parties, Easter eggs hunts.
  • 🎁Perfect Size: Easter bucket size is 9.2 inches in diameter x 9.6 inches tall, perfect for storage of Easter eggs, gifts, candies and so on. It can be used as an Easter decoration or as a storage basket.
  • 🎁Personalized design: Easter bunny basket supports personalized DIY, you can print your name on the basket, make it more meaningful. This is an absolutely unique Easter gift basket. You and your kids will love it.
  • 🎁Portable Use: Canvas bunny basket egg bags are foldable, so it's very easy to store and ship, it can easily unfold when used. We suggest using iron to make the Easter basket stand and smooth before using it! DO NOT USE WET IRON.
  • 🎁Applicable Occasions: Cute Easter bag is perfect for placing Easter eggs, candy, toys, craft as gifts. Not just an Easter basket, this basket can be used as gift bags in daily life, or for nursery decorations, baby showers, storage ideas, grocery store shopping, and can even be used at other festivals such as Halloween and Christmas.
Bestseller No. 4
Happy Easter Egg Hunt Bags Bunny Carrot Chick Gift Bags with Handles, Treat Bags, Reusable Non-Woven Easter Bags for Gifts Wrapping, Party Supplies, Easter Basket Container, 9.1×8.7×4.5inch, 6-Piece
  • Various Eye-Catching Easter Designs: Elevate your festivities with our Easter party bags featuring 6 original and enchanting patterns, including bunny, carrot, chick, and egg motifs. The vibrant colors and meticulously crafted Easter themes, enhanced with metallic printing, ensure these bags stand out, making them perfect for egg hunt games, gift wrapping, and festive decorations.
  • Premium Quality Material: Crafted from high-quality non-woven fabric, our Easter egg bags boast durability and sturdiness. Say goodbye to flimsy plastic bags – these stylish tote bags are not only eco-friendly but also robust enough to securely carry your Easter gifts, reducing the risk of tearing or damage.
  • Ideal Size and Thoughtful Packaging: Each Easter gift bag measures a generous 23*22*11.5 cm/9.1"×8.7"×4.5", providing ample space for candies, biscuits, chocolates, cards, small toys, and more. The set includes 6 non-woven bags, each featuring a unique holiday design. Carefully packaged, these bags are ready to be shared as thoughtful gifts with neighbors, teachers, friends, customers, and colleagues.
  • Versatile Easter Tote Bags: Perfect for a myriad of occasions, our Easter Tote party bags are your go-to for Easter parties, gift packaging, egg hunts, decorations, egg containers, and candy bags. Their versatility ensures they can hold a variety of gifts, delighting both kids and adults alike with their festive charm.
  • Exceptional Customer Service: Our Easter tote bags cater to the preferences of adults, girls, and boys alike. Should you encounter any issues, our dedicated customer service team is readily available to address your concerns. We are committed to ensuring your satisfaction, striving to provide the best experience possible for your Easter celebrations.
Bestseller No. 5
2024 New Easter Basket, Easter Baskets for Kids, Baby Easter Basket with Handle, Empty Bunny Egg Basket, Easter Baskets for Boys, Girls, Toddler, Babies, Infant Easter gifts basket Personalized
  • Easter Basket with Character: This delightful Easter basket, complete with a practical handle, is adorned with charming Characters, including lovable companions like bunnies, deer, crocodiles, and even dinosaurs, adding a whimsical touch to your festivities.
  • Personalized Touch: Each basket comes with a decorative card that you can use to embellish your Easter basket, adding to the festive atmosphere of your Easter celebrations.
  • Versatile Use: With ample space to hold Easter treats or gifts, this basket is perfect for egg hunts, where little ones can collect their treasures, or for presenting thoughtfully curated gift assortments.
  • Playful Easter Exploration: The combination of a sturdy handle and adorable plush characters encourages children to engage in Easter egg hunts or carry their treasures, fostering excitement and joy during the festivities.
  • Size: 7.8X6.2IN (without handle); 7.8X15.8IN (with Handle)
Bestseller No. 6
Easter Basket with Handle Kids Bunny Easter Baskets Rabbit Harvest Flower Girl Hunt Toy Mini Picnic Wine Woven Baby boy Gift Fruit Birthday Organizer Egg Dorothy Cute Cookies Beach Storage
  • The basket size is 7.9*6.3*5.5 inches, the handle height is 7.09 inches (in), the product has a -+1 inch error
  • The product is suitable for children, please check the size carefully before buying
  • The bunny shape is cute and vivid, and children love it
  • Hand-woven, can be washed with water. The product will have joints but it will not affect the use
  • In the middle is a wire frame, full of shape and soft and healthy material
Bestseller No. 7
Sanjiaofen Rectangular Easter Baskets, Kids Easter Basket Organizer.Cute Storage Basket with Handles.Boys and Girls,Easter Bunny Eggs Decor,Toys,Books,Easter Gifts (Rabbit Easter Eggs ) …
  • SIZE:15(Length) x 9(Width)x 10(Height) inches. Attention:Please understand that there may be some difference between the size and the actual size, not so precise.But it does not affect the purchase and use.
  • MATERIAL:Linen Cotton Fabric + Waterproof PE + Leather Handles.Special extended leather handle, more convenient and durable.
  • DESIGN & STYLISH:Sanjiaofeng have easter basket with more pattern.These lovely and fashionable patterns are all created by our designers.This makes the kids storage bins look more unique and artistic.I hope there is a style you like here, and your like is the strong driving force of our design.
  • APPLICABLE OCCASIONS:The easter basket for kids can be placed in the laundry, bedroom, living room, baby room, kitchen, or anywhere you like.The laundry basket can be used as a home decoration or as a family organization tools,easter room decor.
  • NOTE:Easter Gift Baskets,Package by folding. Please understand that wrinkles may occur during transportation.if you have any question, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Bestseller No. 8
Weewooday 6 Pieces Bunny Easter Basket Bags for Kids Reusable Shopping Bags Bunny Totes Eggs Hunt Bags for Egg Toys Hunts Party Favor, Fresh Style(Fresh Style)
  • Package includes: you will receive 6 pieces of adorable and sturdy reusable bunny basket bags in 6 different eye catching colors, kids and adults will love and want to carry them; You can use it as gift basket or fill this basket with sweets, match different outfit and you can write your kid's name or other messages on the bag with marker
  • Lovely bunny design: these nice Easter bucket bags are printed with cute bunny cartoon design with 3D bunny ears and bow, suitable for your kids to carry Easter eggs, candies and gifts during Easter, party and festival, also great for Easter celebration decoration
  • Durable material: sturdy Easter bag is made of natural cotton cloth outside and polyester cotton inside, the tough material is soft and breathable, can endure repeated use, anti wrinkle, and dual layers design is extremely durable and practical
  • Suitable size for children: each lightweight basket bag measures approx. 9 x 8 inches in size (the handle is not included), ideal for storage of Easter eggs, candies, chocolates, fruits, small toys and other items, you can take it anywhere in your hand and also hang it on the wall as a beautiful decoration
  • Wide uses: adorable Easter bags are nice for party costume accessory and also fit for daily use, suitable for baby shower, Easter party, school celebration, gift favors and so on, convenient for the daily life use, such as hold household items, books, craft, school projects and more in the school life, it can be applied year round for gift giving, nursery decorations, rabbit themed parties, school celebrations and even for other holidays
Bestseller No. 9
MONOBLANKS Easter Bunny Basket Bags for Kids Boys Girls, Rabbit Bucket Tote for Easter Egg Hunts Decorations Candy Gifts Storage (Pink)
  • 【Material】:Canvas,Polyester lining inside
  • 【Portable Use】:The Carry handle and lightweight feature are for easily stacking or transporting from place- to-place;It can easily flatten out for easy storage, shipping and washing; Quickly pack/unpack between seasons, traveling, moving, festival or as daily needed.
  • 【Size】:9.5 inches in diameter x 9 inches tall;You can personalized and named the basket by monogram or embroiderying,but seller didn't provide the servise.
  • 【Occasion】:Adorable Easter bag suitable for kids boys girls to carry eggs,candy and Gifts during Easter,Party,Festival.
  • 【Great for Easter Celebrate Decoration】:Use as gift basket or fill this basket with Easter sweets for your little honey bunny or let them fill with eggs on their exciting Easter egg hunt! They are sure to love this cute bunny Easter Basket
SaleBestseller No. 10
Lxitol Easter Baskets Easter Bunny Ears Bags - Easter Egg Bunny Bucket for Kids (Blue)
  • Design- 4 Different colour of Easter Bunny Ears Basket ,Included Blue pink purple green, All four are designed with portable handles for easy use。
  • Material - Easter bucket is made of 100% cotton seersucker outside and polyster lining inside, durable and environmentally friendly.
  • Theme & applies to - Easter Basket are not just for Easter party。This carrying case can also be used for storage, such as: candy, food, books, toys, family organization, Christmas gift bags, Easter eggs, etc.
  • Easy to clean&capacity - This Easter bag is reusable and easy to clean. It can be wiped clean with a damp cloth or with a washing machine. Easter bucket has a depth of 6 inches,9 inches in diameter,It can withstand 20 to 30 pounds and has a very large capacity to store large amounts of food and personal items.
  • 100% after-sales service - Our products guarantee quality, if there are any problems after purchasing the product, please contact us in time, we will help you solve your troubles within 24 hours.

1. Toddlers (Ages 1-3)
Toddlers are at that magical age where everything is a wonder. Their Easter baskets should be filled with colorful, sensory-rich items that engage their developing senses:

  • Soft Plush Toys: Think cuddly bunnies, chicks, or lambs. Soft toys are perfect for little hands and offer comfort and companionship.
  • Board Books: Introduce them to the joys of reading with sturdy, interactive board books featuring bright colors and simple stories.
  • Musical Eggs: These plastic eggs that make different sounds when shaken or tapped are not only fun but also help develop their auditory skills.
  • Bubble Wands: Watch their faces light up as they blow bubbles with their own special wand. It’s a simple joy that never gets old.

2. Young Kids (Ages 4-8)
For this age group, Easter is all about the thrill of discovery and imagination. Fill their baskets with items that encourage creativity and exploration:

  • Art Supplies: Crayons, markers, colored pencils, and sketchbooks are perfect for budding artists to express themselves.
  • Outdoor Toys: Spring is the perfect time to get outside and play. Include items like jump ropes, sidewalk chalk, or a frisbee for endless outdoor fun.
  • Stuffed Animals: While they might be outgrowing their toddler years, plush toys are still a hit. Look for characters from their favorite shows or movies.
  • Books: Start building their library with age-appropriate books that cater to their interests, whether it’s dinosaurs, superheroes, or fairy tales.

3. Preteens (Ages 9-12)
Preteens are at that in-between stage where they’re not quite kids, but not quite teens either. Their Easter baskets should reflect their growing interests and sense of independence:

  • DIY Craft Kits: Give them the tools to get creative with jewelry-making kits, painting sets, or DIY science experiments.
  • Puzzle Games: Challenge their minds with age-appropriate puzzles, brain teasers, or logic games.
  • Gadget Accessories: If they have a tablet or smartphone, consider accessories like fun cases, headphones, or a portable charger.
  • Sports Gear: Whether they’re into soccer, basketball, or tennis, sports equipment is always a hit for active preteens.

4. Teens (Ages 13 and Up)
Teenagers might act too cool for Easter baskets, but deep down, they still appreciate a thoughtful gesture. Opt for items that align with their hobbies and tech-savvy interests:

  • Gift Cards: Let them choose their own adventure with gift cards to their favorite stores, whether it’s for clothing, music, or gaming.
  • Tech Gadgets: From wireless earbuds to portable speakers, teens love their tech accessories. Consider adding a fun phone stand or a stylish pop socket.
  • Skincare and Beauty Products: As they navigate their teen years, skincare products or makeup items (if they’re into it) can make them feel pampered and grown-up.
  • Books or Graphic Novels: If they’re bookworms, find out their favorite genre and surprise them with a new release or a classic must-read.

Final Touches for All Ages
Regardless of age, no Easter basket is complete without some classic treats:

Chocolate Eggs or Bunnies: A staple of Easter baskets, chocolate treats add a sweet touch of tradition.

Jelly Beans or Gummy Candies: Colorful and delicious, these candies are sure to bring smiles.

Easter-Themed Stuffed Cookies: Get creative with Easter-themed cookies shaped like bunnies, eggs, or chicks.

Fruit Snacks: For a healthier option, include fruit snacks or dried fruit for a tasty yet nutritious treat.

What typically goes in an Easter basket?

An Easter basket, a hallmark of the springtime holiday, is a delightful treasure trove of goodies and treats that bring smiles to children’s faces. Traditionally, these baskets are filled with a mix of sweet delights, playful trinkets, and surprises that capture the spirit of Easter.

At the heart of any Easter basket are the classic treats: chocolate eggs, bunnies, and colorful candies that evoke the joy of the season. These sugary delights are a must-have, bringing a sweet touch to the festivities.

But it’s not just about the sweets; Easter baskets also often feature toys and novelties that spark imagination and play. From plush bunnies to cuddle with, to small puzzles and games to challenge young minds, each item is carefully chosen to delight and engage.

For older children and teens, Easter baskets may include more personalized items such as books, art supplies, or even tech gadgets. Gift cards to favorite stores or experiences are also popular additions, allowing for a touch of personal choice and excitement.

Ultimately, an Easter basket is a symbol of love and celebration, filled with a mix of treats and surprises that make the holiday season truly special for children of all ages. Whether it’s the thrill of discovering hidden chocolate eggs or the joy of unwrapping a new toy, the magic of the Easter basket is in the happiness it brings to young hearts.

What can I put in my Easter basket besides candy?

An Easter basket brimming with delights doesn’t have to be all about the sweets. Beyond the classic candies and chocolates, there’s a world of imaginative and thoughtful options to fill these festive baskets.

For the littlest ones, consider soft and cuddly stuffed animals that bring comfort and companionship. These plush toys, adorned as bunnies, chicks, or lambs, are perfect for snuggling up with during Easter morning excitement.

Educational and entertaining options also abound. Board books with vibrant illustrations and simple stories are perfect for toddlers, engaging their budding curiosity and love for storytelling.

Creative pursuits can take center stage with items like coloring books paired with crayons or washable markers. These artistic tools encourage self-expression and hours of colorful fun.

Outdoor adventures await with items like bubbles or sidewalk chalk. Encourage active play and exploration with these simple yet endlessly entertaining gifts.

For older children and teens, the Easter basket can hold treasures that align with their interests. Consider books from their favorite series, DIY craft kits to spark creativity, or even stylish accessories like novelty socks or jewelry.

Practical yet fun items can also make an appearance, such as water bottles with playful designs or stationary sets for jotting down thoughts and dreams.

Ultimately, an Easter basket is a reflection of the child’s personality and passions. By choosing items beyond candy, the basket becomes a thoughtful collection of surprises that inspire, entertain, and bring joy during this special holiday season.

What can I make an Easter basket out of?

Creating an Easter basket can be a fun and creative endeavor, and the possibilities for the basket itself are wonderfully diverse. Here are some ideas for what you can make an Easter basket out of:

Traditional Basket Materials:

  • Wicker Baskets: Classic and timeless, wicker baskets are readily available in various sizes and shapes.
  • Straw Baskets: Rustic and charming, these baskets add a touch of countryside elegance.
  • Rattan Baskets: Similar to wicker but with a more contemporary look, rattan baskets offer durability and style.
  • Bamboo Baskets: Eco-friendly and lightweight, bamboo baskets are perfect for a natural feel.
  • Wire Baskets: Industrial yet chic, wire baskets offer a modern twist on the traditional Easter basket.

Creative and Unique Alternatives:

  • Fabric Baskets: Sew or glue together colorful fabrics to create soft, reusable baskets.
  • Mason Jars: Fill decorated mason jars with Easter treats and tie a ribbon around the lid for a charming look.
  • Decorated Shoeboxes: Transform shoeboxes with paint, wrapping paper, or fabric, adding handles for easy carrying.
  • Tin Pails or Buckets: Adorned with ribbons or painted in bright colors, these add a playful touch.
  • Egg Cartons: Perfect for small treats or trinkets, egg cartons can be decorated with paints or markers.
  • Flower Pots or Baskets: Decorate flower pots with Easter-themed stickers or paint, filling them with treats or small gifts.
  • Paper Bags: Decorate plain paper bags with stickers, drawings, or stamps, folding them at the top for a basket shape.
  • Plastic Containers: Reuse plastic containers like sand pails, storage bins, or colorful tubs by decorating them with Easter themes.

Upcycled Options:

  • Old Baskets: Give new life to old baskets with a fresh coat of paint, ribbons, or decorative embellishments.
  • Cereal Boxes: Cut, fold, and decorate cereal boxes to create unique basket shapes, perfect for smaller treats.
  • Newspaper or Magazine Pages: Folded and woven into a basket shape, these materials create an eco-friendly option.
  • Fabric Scraps: Sew together fabric scraps into a patchwork basket, adding buttons or ribbons for a whimsical touch.

Nature-Inspired Creations:

  • Nest Baskets: Craft nests using dried grass, twigs, or raffia for a natural, earthy look.
  • Birch Bark Baskets: Collect and weave birch bark strips into rustic baskets, perfect for a woodland-themed Easter.
  • Felt or Fabric Leaves: Sew or glue felt or fabric leaves into basket shapes, creating a woodland or garden vibe.

Whether you opt for a traditional wicker basket or get crafty with upcycled materials, the joy of an Easter basket is not just in the treats inside but in the creativity and love put into its creation. So gather your materials, let your imagination run wild, and craft a one-of-a-kind Easter basket that will delight its recipient.

How to make a cheap Easter basket?

Creating a delightful Easter basket doesn’t have to break the bank. With a bit of creativity and resourcefulness, you can craft a charming basket filled with treats and surprises while keeping costs low. Here are some tips on how to make a cheap Easter basket:

1. Choose a Budget-Friendly Container:

  • Dollar Store Finds: Visit your local dollar store for inexpensive baskets, bins, or containers.
  • Reuse and Upcycle: Look around your home for items like shoeboxes, tin cans, or even old flower pots that can be transformed into unique baskets.
  • Paper or Fabric: Craft a basket out of colorful paper or fabric scraps, folding and weaving them into a basket shape.

2. Opt for Affordable Fillers:

  • Classic Candy: Buy in bulk or choose generic brands of chocolates, jelly beans, or marshmallow treats.
  • DIY Treats: Make your own cookies, popcorn mixes, or rice crispy treats for a personalized touch.
  • Small Toys and Trinkets: Hit up discount stores for stickers, bouncy balls, coloring books, or bubbles.
  • Fresh Fruit: Apples, oranges, or bananas add a healthy and inexpensive option to the mix.
  • Easter Eggs: Fill plastic eggs with coins, stickers, or small candies for a budget-friendly surprise.

3. Get Crafty with Decorations:

  • Ribbons and Tissue Paper: Use colorful ribbons or tissue paper to line the basket and add a festive touch.
  • Handmade Ornaments: Create paper flowers, bunny cutouts, or Easter-themed drawings to decorate the basket.
  • Natural Elements: Collect twigs, leaves, or flowers from your garden to adorn the basket in a rustic and charming way.

4. Shop Smart for Basket Essentials:

  • Off-Season Sales: Purchase Easter-themed items after the holiday for steep discounts to use for the next year.
  • Coupons and Deals: Keep an eye out for coupons, online deals, or store promotions to save on basket fillers.
  • Bulk Buys: Purchase items in bulk such as candy, pencils, or small toys to save money per unit.
  • DIY Crafts: Create homemade Easter cards, tags, or decorations using materials you already have at home.

5. Personalize with Thoughtful Touches:

  • Handwritten Notes: Add a heartfelt message or poem to show love and appreciation.
  • Photos or Memories: Include printed photos or mementos that hold sentimental value.
  • Favorite Things: Tailor the basket to the recipient’s interests, such as their favorite colors, hobbies, or snacks.

By combining affordable container options, budget-friendly fillers, and a touch of creativity, you can craft a charming Easter basket that delights without breaking the bank. The joy of the basket lies not in its cost but in the thoughtfulness and love behind each carefully chosen item. With these tips, you can create a memorable Easter surprise that brings smiles without a hefty price tag.

The Bottom Line on Easter Basket Ideas for All Ages

Remember, personalizing the Easter basket to the child’s interests and hobbies adds an extra touch of thoughtfulness. Whether it’s a love for dinosaurs, princesses, superheroes, or a passion for art or sports, tailor the contents to make their Easter morning truly magical.

So, as Easter approaches, get ready to fill those baskets with a mix of treats and surprises that will make this holiday memorable for the kids in your life, no matter their age. After all, the joy of an Easter basket is not just in the goodies inside, but in the love and care that goes into creating it.

Remember, the joy of Easter baskets lies not just in the items themselves, but in the thought and love put into creating them. Whether it’s a handmade card, a special note, or a favorite treat, these baskets are a symbol of springtime joy and the spirit of giving. Happy Easter, and may your baskets be filled with happiness and laughter! 🐰🌷