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Top 50 Easter Basket Gift Ideas


Easter baskets can be so much fun to put together for your kids!  It is fun to create traditions with a few things they might need and a few things that are just for fun that aren’t just a ton of candy!

easter basket with eggs and text 50 Easter Basket Ideas for kids
Happy easter, Easter painted eggs in the basket on wooden rustic table for your decoration in holiday. copy space.
  1. Sidewalk chalk
  2. Markers
  3. Fun colored paper
  4. Notepads
  5. Stamps
  6. Stickers
  7. Hair accessories (barrettes, clips, colored elastics)
  8. Small purse
  9. Board books
  10. Water gun
  11. Water balloons
  12. Frisbee
  13. Beach Towel
  14. Sunglasses
  15. Flip flops
  16. Sandbox toys
  17. Gardening tools
  18. Vegetable seeds
  19. Bug catching box
  20. 20) Watercolor paints
  21. Painting smock (Ikea has great ones!)
  22. Puzzles
  23. Travel game
  24. Giant Bouncy Ball
  25. Dress-up clothes
  26. Lip gloss
  27. Bubble Bath
  28. Bath Fizzy
  29. Nail Polish
  30. Small Rubber Animals
  31. Hot Wheel Cars
  32. Small Race Track
  33. Legos
  34. Pool toy
  35. Mad Libs
  36. Apron
  37. Play food (felt or wood is fun)
  38. Cookie cutters
  39. Fun cup or Sippy cup
  40. Play dough
  41. Easter Slime
  42. Glow in the dark bands
  43. Swimming Goggles
  44. Bubble gun
  45. Bike Accessories (helmet, knee pads, streamers, etc)
  46. ITunes gift card
  47. ABC Magnets
  48. Mini Etch-a-sketch
  49. Colorful Socks
  50. Kite

If you are looking for some ideas for Themed Easter Baskets, we have that for you!   What funs things are you putting in your Easter baskets?

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I like the pink tin basket! I usually re-use my daughter’s basket from year to year but they are just plastic and will not last forever. The sidewalk chalk and sunglasses would be perfect for her as well since we go through a package of it every year and she has needed new sunglasses for a while now. Thanks for the ideas 🙂

This is such a great idea. I will definitely be doing something like this next year, as we don’t want to be giving our little boy all that sugar. He is only 4 months now, so we just gave him a small bunny toy to commemorate his first easter, but next year when he is able to enjoy it we would like to do something that doesn’t involve loads of sugar like easter usually does. Thank you for this! I’m going to keep an eye on your site for more great ideas.

I try to do a theme each year as well – this past year I had to do three different themes so for my oldest who is 17 – needed a new bible to I bought the bible and then a devotional and candy in an Easter plastic bucket, my 16 year old got a movie/game theme which included an Xbox game, and popcorn, sunflower seeds, boiled peanuts, and few other favorites in a plastic popcorn tub (this one was my favorite), my youngest just started getting into makeup so that was her theme (she’s 12). Makeup, fingernail polish, and candy, in a decorative wicker type basket.

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We always got all our swim gear on easter. Growing up in florida with a pool in everyones back yard and the beach a couple miles away we spent a lot of time swimming. Our baskets were filled with 2 bathing suits, goggles, flip flops, a cover up, a fun bag, sun screen. We also got one chocolate easter bunny and that was it for candy. My mom hid hard boiled eggs and we’d find them and make egg salad and deviled eggs. I’m going to start the same tradition with my 2 year old.

My kiddos always get a little bit of candy in their baskets, but they mostly get new swimsuits, flip flops, beach towels, clothes, outside toys, water toys and art supplies. Everything they need to start the summer off right!

This year, the oldest got some Peeps and a Pez dispenser (traditions from my childhood), bubbles, fun pencils, a small Lego box, Transformer figurines, and a silly straw. My daughter got Peeps, Pez dispenser, bubbles, pencils, a My Little Pony, and a matching pajama set for her and her doll. And the baby (9 months) got a few fruit/veggie squeeze packets, a new pair of pajamas, and a stuffed duck.
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This is a great post. With Easter comes spring. And with spring in Alaska comes mud and puddles. I use rubber boots as their Easter basket and stick a few bubble wands and a family game or books in there. I still use the green grass basket stuffing to nestle the boots in for a nice looking display. The girls love it and then they can use their new boots to trudge through the snow and mud looking for eggs! Lots of fun!

This is how we already prepare our baskets, but we also put in some healthy treats too. I don’t think an Easter basket should be expensive to put together, just fun. 🙂

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Your ideas are right on. My children are grown, and I now have a granddaughter. One of the most played with gifts I ever gave my son and daughter was a kitchen set with a grocery cart and food and a tool bench with moveable parts. They played with these sets for years.

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