Easter baskets are a staple of the Easter holiday. It’s like having a tree on Christmas. Just like choosing a tree, finding the right Easter basket isn’t always easy. Besides your chocolate bunnies, there really isn’t any other “must have” for the basket. Basically, you just think about who the basket is going to and try to cater it to his or her likes. With kids, there are so many different kinds to choose from. Check out these Easter basket gift ideas to get you hopping on the right trail.
Easter Basket Gift of Ideas: Easter Basket of Books
This is one basket I’m going to make for my older daughter this year. Shhh! Don’t tell! An Easter-themed basket of books is a great idea for the little reader in your life. Many of the series books have a book about Easter. Find a few of their favorites and you’re well on your way. You can even throw in a few of their favorite snacks in case they get the munchies while they’re diving into their new books.
Easter Basket Gift Ideas: Sports Baskets
Whether it’s basketball, football, soccer or baseball, you can find a sports related basket for every junior fan on your list. There are plenty of baskets out there that are already made for you which is great if you don’t have the time to shop for all the necessities. If you do have time, you may be able to save yourself some money by doing it yourself. Just find all the goodies, a basket, and you’ll be ready to wrap it up.
Easter Basket Gift Ideas: Doll Baskets
If you’re tired of giving the same old bunny, why not brighten your little one’s Easter with a new doll basket. Whether it’s a princess or a Barbie, the doll can be the centerpiece of the basket. Just as with the sports baskets, you can buy one already made or you can do it yourself. Either way this should be on your list of Easter basket gift ideas.
Easter Basket Gift Ideas: Arts & Crafts & Coloring Baskets
Even as an adult, there’s nothing like a fresh box of crayons. I know a lot of kids who feel the same way. Why not spruce up their arts and crafts bin with some new crayons and coloring books? You can also throw in some inexpensive little projects to fill up the basket. There are so many options here. This is a great idea for the little one who loves to be creative.
Easter Basket Gift Ideas: Favorite Character Themed Basket
If your kids are like mine, their favorite character changes every year. Loyalty is out the window! If you’re looking for one of the Easter basket gift ideas, find their favorite character of the year. Once you do, find items with their little face on them. You can pretty much find anything with Dora or Spiderman’s image! Put them all together and you have an Easter basket that’s ready to go.
The possibilities are endless when it comes to Easter basket gift ideas. Find a theme or an interest and build on it. You may be surprised at the finished product.