12 Simple & Creative Easter Basket Ideas for Kids

Don’t do a boring old Easter basket…here are some creative Easter basket ideas for boys and girls.

Yep, these are quite possibly the most adorable and creative Easter basket ideas ever!

I just love all things Easter; green grass, bright colors, pretty flowers. It reminds me how close spring and summer are!

11 Creative Easter Basket Ideas

If you want some totally awesome ideas for your Easter baskets this year, check these out. 

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Creative Easter Basket Ideas for Kids

Baseball Cap Easter Basket

Use a baseball hat as a basket for an older boy! This genius idea is from The Resourceful Mama.  She uses it as a tween or teen boy idea which I agree is a hard one to do some years!  With this Easter basket idea, my boys could get things they actually want in their Easter basket.

Paw Patrol Easter Basket

If your kids love Paw Patrol, use a big yellow dump truck as a basket and fill it with all their favorite Paw Patrol toys and snacks. My toddler and preschool age boys would have loved that, but some kids might like more of a traditional Paw Patrol Easter baskets:

Little Wagon Easter Basket

A wagon makes the perfect basket for spring gardening! Add tiny gardening gloves and snacks, too. Frogs, Snails and Puppy Dog Tails has a really fun plan for a full wagon of goodies that boys, girls…and yes even adults will love.  Any type of wagon will work:

Tackle Box Easter Basket

For the fisherkids at your house, a tackle box makes such a fun Easter basket filled with goodies! For the babies and toddlers, you can use the My First Tackle Box toy and make a basket out of that.  Add in a fun fishing game!  Older kids may love the Shakespeare Cosmic Tackle Box in orange or pink.

Shopping Cart Easter Basket

This sweet first Easter basket uses a tiny plastic shopping cart full of fun things a baby would love. They use this as a baby gift, but we thought that the shopping cart idea is really genius for Easter baskets!  Here are a few of my favorite toy shopping carts that you could use for Easter:

Umbrella Easter Basket

I remember my first umbrella very clearly.  It was blue with white polka dots and a little ruffle fringe around the outside.  That is one reason why I love this Fill an umbrella with Easter treats for a spring-themed basket without a basket idea from Primal Dish.  Here are some great first umbrella ideas you could use:

Minecraft Easter Basket

Make your own Minecraft creeper box and fill it with all things Minecraft! It looks like that idea used a Minecraft Creeper Head Costume “mask” which is literally a box (we have one so I recognize it) or you could use the Minecraft Creeper Storage Cubes.  Whether you go with the Minecraft themed Easter basket, don’t miss out on some of these super cute Minecraft Easter basket stuffer ideas.

Toddler Shopping Easter Baskets

I love this basket made perfectly for toddlers from Holidappy.  There are so many cute toy shopping baskets that come with or without food.  Here are a few of my favorites:

11 Creative Easter Basket Ideas

Sports Easter Basket

If you have a kid that loves baseball this is the best Easter basket ever! It could be themed for any sport, here are a few of my favorite sports themed basket ideas you could fill:

Beach Easter Bag

For a tween or teenage girl, use a beach bag for a basket and put in Summer goodies like sunscreen and sunglasses like This Girls Life Blog.  There is literally no end to these ideas!  Here are a few of my favorite beach bags that would double as awesome Easter baskets:

Sandbox Easter Box

For a family basket, use a sandbox and fill it with fun outdoor toys like water guns and bubbles.  This could be a great beginning of the summer gift for everyone!  Here are some fun sandboxes to give you inspiration…

Potty Training Easter Basket

If you’ve got a little one ready to potty train, use a potty for their basket from Primaldish.  Before you say, “that doesn’t sound like fun!” check out these fun potty chairs that would make great Easter baskets:

Oh so many fun Easter basket ideas that go WAY beyond the traditional wicker Easter basket!


Which Easter basket idea for kids was your favorite?

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