You may have outgrown the Easter egg hunt, but you can still enjoy the spirit of the Easter holiday with creative Easter baskets and thoughtful gifts. These festive baskets are typically bursting with personalized decorations, candy and small gifts tailored to your loved one. Personalize your Easter baskets by surprising your mom with gardening supplies and stuffing the kid’s baskets with small goodies.
These Easter basket ideas include the best inspiration for all your family members whether you’re making a basket for your little one, significant other, friends or parents. Bring joy to your family and friends with a unique Easter basket full of their favorite treats!
Easter Basket Ideas for Kids
Somehow the Easter Bunny always knows just what little boys and girls want in their baskets, from arts and crafts to sports items. From toddlers to tweens, your children will love a creative Easter basket picked out just for them. This year will be unforgettable if Peter Cottontail goes above and beyond with special Easter gifts for kids.
1. Butterfly Garden Easter Basket
This simple yet adorable basket from My Frugal Adventures proves that a little creativity goes a long way. Wrap yarn around the basket handle and hot glue flowers for a sweet and delicate look.
2. Tutu Easter Basket
A to-tulle-y cute basket will make your tiny ballerina’s dreams come true. This look by Stylish Cravings shows how you can use tulle netting to add a tutu to any basket. Simply cut tulle in strips and tie them around the basket for a full and fluffy gift.
3. Spring Animal Easter Basket
These darling baskets from Tonality Designs are great for the kiddos who love animals. With just a few decorations and add-ons, you can turn any basket into an Easter chick, lamb or bunny complete with a flower crown.
4. DIY Easter Grass
As shown by Nessa Makes, there’s no need to make a trip to the store for Easter basket grass. In fact, if you already own any kind of craft paper, you don’t need to make a single purchase. All you need is a paper shredder or some scissors and voila!
5. Edible Easter Treats
This innovative idea from Hip 2 Save uses sweet treats to create a basket so there is more room for toys, games and gifts. Instead of filling the basket with chocolate, you can stuff it to the brim with other fun goodies.
6. Paper Easter Basket
Your kiddos will love finding these fun Easter baskets from Merriment Design around the house. Fill them with chalk, mini candies or other small treats. These are the perfect baskets for rounding up hidden Easter eggs!
7. Crochet Easter Basket
Oh The Things We’ll Make repurposed old t-shirts into yarn for an Easter crochet project. Challenge your crochet abilities by making this festive Easter craft. Accompany this handmade basket with an age-appropriate toy for a thoughtful gift fit for any child.
8. Garden Easter Basket
If your little one is developing a green thumb or just loves to play outside, this garden Easter basket by Frog Snails and Puppy Dog Tail is a must. Pair it with gardening gifts for mom or dad and spend an afternoon bonding outdoors.
9. Personalized Easter Basket Liner
Personalize any Easter basket with your child’s name. This idea from DIY Showoff was made using a t-shirt and iron-on vinyl. After Easter is over, the basket can then be used as decorative storage in your child’s room!
10. Unicorn Easter Basket
We think magical holidays and mystical creatures go hand-in-hand. These DIY tricks from I Heart Crafty Things can turn any Easter basket into a unicorn in minutes. Add a unicorn puzzle to make the perfect gift for your little princess!
11. Bunny Ears Easter Basket
Non-Toy Gifts used cardboard, paint and googly eyes to create this easy Easter basket idea. You can make any Easter basket more festive by adding a pair of long bunny ears and eyes. Paint the ears and the basket with your child’s favorite colors for an extra personal touch!
Easter Basket Ideas For Teens
Because teenagers are in the middle of transitioning from childhood to young adulthood, finding the perfect teen Easter gifts can be difficult. Their basket should be fun and colorful without being too childlike.
Candy is usually a safe bet for most teenagers, but they will especially enjoy gifts that they can use again such as an embroidered tote bag filled with their favorite things. These creative Easter basket ideas for your teen are sure to pleasantly surprise them this year.
12. Wrapped Easter Buckets
These easy yarn-wrapped Easter buckets from Brit + Co are simply beautiful! These adorable wrapped mini tin buckets would fit perfectly in a larger Easter basket. Your teen will love decorating their room with these even after the holiday. Don’t forget to add chocolate!
13. Color Block Easter Basket
A little paint and a decorative tag can give any Easter basket a fresh and modern look for your teenager. This basket by Blooming Homestead brings the color block trend to your celebration and even includes a downloadable gift tag.
14. Glittery Gold Easter Basket
Give your teen an Easter basket that fits their bold and shining personality. Studio DIY found these golden stuffers for their lustrous basket. Top it off with a special gold necklace and your teen will feel like royalty.
15. Makeup Bag with Easter Goodies
Make any gift a special Easter treat by filling and surrounding it with candy and other small gifts. Look to Fun Squared and their stuffed makeup bag idea as an example of how to surprise your teen with their favorite beauty items.
16. Fabric Bunny Baskets
If sewing is your thing, these lovable bunny rabbit baskets from Applegreen Cottage are an excellent Easter project. They’re so cute and handy that your teenager will want to hold onto them forever!
Easter Basket Ideas For Adults
The Easter bunny never overlooks adults when it comes to Easter baskets. Grandparents, significant others and sweet friends all deserve a festive treat this year. Pick a theme and fill your basket with adult Easter gifts that will make anyone feel hoppy. Browse these Easter basket ideas for adults to gather some inspiration so you can decorate your baskets in style.
17. Gardening Easter Basket
Turn Easter eggs into blooming flowers with this craft from Bullock’s Buzz. Add some gardening tools and sweet treats for a gardener’s dream basket.
18. Paper Bag Easter Basket
You would never believe this fun Easter basket was made from a paper grocery bag! Using household items, this tutorial from Lia Griffith makes for an impressive upcycled craft your friends will love. Its size makes it perfect for holding freshly dyed Easter eggs.
19. Floral Easter Basket
Jest Cafe created this floral masterpiece fit for a magical garden! Pick out your favorite florals and create a one-of-a-kind Easter basket blooming with beauty. Stuff this basket full of gardening gifts to create the perfect present.
20. Paper Flower Easter Basket Filler
If you’re looking to switch out the traditional Easter grass, these paper flowers from The Style Sisters (now Karin’s Cottage) will do just the trick! Make these pretty flowers in your favorite colors and reuse them as decor after the holiday.
21. Candy Easter Basket
Know of any honey bunnies who would appreciate this sweet treat? Kitchen Fun With My 3 Sons shows you how to create the ultimate goodie basket. Top it off with some small adult Easter gifts that mom or dad will love.
22. Faux Wood Basket
Altenew creates the look of a wood basket with paper cardstock for this delicate craft. By attaching some sweet printed art you can create this minimalistic Easter basket.
23. Spring Easter Basket
Nothing says spring more than blooming flowers and chirping birds. This basket from For The Feast is the perfect way to add some cheerfulness to your Easter gift. This would also make a great table centerpiece for an Easter dinner.
During this year’s Easter gathering, celebrate with food, fun and family for a meaningful holiday. Now that you have the best Easter basket idea for all of your family members, you can create unique baskets filled with goodies and gifts everyone will enjoy.