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Looking for Easter basket theme ideas for your kids? Don’t do the same thing you did last year – make this Easter be an Easter your kids will remember for years! We’ve got just the Easter basket theme ideas you need to create a unique Easter basket your kids will love!
Are you trying to find simple and easy Easter basket theme ideas for your kids? Easter is right around the corner and if you are anything like me, you are probably trying to figure out why type of Easter baskets to make for your kids. I know I am!
One year, I had the bright idea to make fish themed Easter baskets. Yep. Fish. I’m talking about fish bowls filled with all the necessary supplies for each of my kids to have their own pet beta fish, minus the fish of course. You can read more about that idea here – as it was a huge hit with my kids! Yes, we did have to become fish parents, but they did last longer than I thought they would – at least a few months.
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How to Pick an Easter Basket Theme
Coming up with a unique Easter basket theme idea for your kids doesn’t have to be complicated or take up too much of your time. There are 3 simple steps to picking a good Easter basket theme.
3 Simple Steps To Picking An Easter Basket Theme Ideas For Kids
- Choose a theme your child would like.
- Make a list of ideas.
- Consider your budget.
Choose An Easter Basket Theme Your Child Would Like
Choosing a good theme for your Easter basket, you need to start with your child in mind first. The best place to find a theme is to think about what your child would like. Consider their likes and dislikes and what they are interested in. Oftentimes, you will find a theme right there.
Pick a theme your child would like. What are they interested in? What cartoons do they watch on TV? Do they have favorite color? What sports do they like? What types of candy do they prefer?
All of these questions are good ones to answer when you are trying to pick a theme for your Easter basket that your child will like.
Make A List of Easter Basket Theme Ideas
Jot down a quick list of ideas, based off the answers to the questions above. I like to jot down at least 4-5 things that my child would like and then I go to the store, or I start looking online for things my child would like. If you have multiple kids, make sure to have a list for each of them.
Consider Your Budget
Because I know just how easy it is to get really excited about making an easy Easter basket your kids will love, I also know how easy it is to get carried away and end up spending a lot more money on them than you wish you did.
Set a budget for your Easter baskets, before you begin shopping and stick to it. That way you can ensure you don’t overspend.
Easter Basket Theme Ideas For Kids
Next let’s talk about some easy Easter basket theme ideas for your kids! The below 14 Easter basket theme ideas will fit kids of all ages and the best part, you get to choose how much you want to spend on them.
Remember, you don’t have to spend a lot of money to create a fun Easter basket that your child will love!
Dive into our inclusive list of easy Easter basket theme ideas, as well as a few ideas of what the basket could contain!
1. Sports Themed Easter Basket
For a sports themed basket, pick your child’s favorite sport and buy items that relate or have that sport printed on them. You can pick up a water bottle, head band, wrist bands, sweat rag, Gatorade, ball shaped candy, gum, whistle, ball pump, socks and any other sport themed items you can find that your child would like.
2. Spa Themed Easter Basket
In order to create a spa themed Easter basket, include as many spa related items you can think of like nail polish, nail file, lotion, clippers, nail art, glitter, lip gloss, make up, make up brushes, eye mask, bath bombs, bath bubbles, hand sanitizer, and chapstick.
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3. Pet/Favorite Animal Themed Easter Basket
If your child has a favorite animal or pet, create an Easter basket centered around that animal. The basket could include a stuffed animal, animal shaped candy, soft pet blanket, pet magnet, pet pen, pet keychain, pet pop fidgets, and a pet stickers.
4. Gift Card Themed Easter Basket
A gift card themed Easter basket is perfect for older kids. If you are looking for a unique Easter basket that your teen would enjoy, consider a gift card Easter basket. Fill with different gift cards to places your teen would like – $5 to McDonald’s, $5 to Chick-fil-a, $5 to Dairy Queen, etc. You can even include a few rolled dollar bills placed inside plastic Easter eggs!
5. Disney Character Themed Easter Basket
Whether your child loves Disney princesses or maybe Star Wars, use their love of Disney characters to fill their Easter basket with as many things as you can find related to their favorite character. Items like chapstick, lip gloss, water bottle, stuffed character, stickers, coloring book, markers, game, book, t-shirt, and their favorite Disney movie.
6. Arts & Crafts Themed Easter Basket
If you have a child that loves to create art, then give them a basket full of arts and crafts supplies! Things like a coloring book, pencils, markers, sketch pad, watercolors, paint brushes, watercolor paper, construction paper, stickers, glue, paints, glitter pens, glitter glue, pom poms, scissors, googly eyes, pipe cleaners, and popsicle sticks.
7. Sidewalk Fun Themed Easter Basket
Does your child love to play outside in the sunshine? Consider getting them an Easter basket filled with fun things to do outside! Things like sidewalk chalk (or make your own by checking out this homemade chalk recipe), bubble wands, bubbles, roll of masking tape to make chalk mosaics – check out this post for directions on how to do this, chalk paints, and even more sidewalk chalk.
8. Playdough Themed Easter Basket
Kids of all ages love to play with playdough and it just so happens to make a great theme for a unique Easter basket for your kids too! Make your own Koolaid Playdough or Fall Glitter Playdough, include playdough tools, cookie cutters, and dull scissors. Our Valentine Party Bundle also includes a great recipe for Chocolate, Vanilla, and Strawberry Valentine playdough you might want to check out.
9. Birdie Birdie Themed Easter Basket
10. Fishy Themed Easter Basket
If you have a child that has been begging you for a pet fish, consider having the Easter bunny bring them all the necessary supplies for a new pet fish. Include things like fish food, fish bowl, fish bowl accessories, fish net, rock candy, and certificate for a new pet fish! You can read this post for more information on this complete idea.
11. Video Game Themed Easter Basket
A video game themed Easter basket is perfect if you have a child that loves to play video games. Find video game related items like a game controller keychain, popcorn, candy, headset, a book about their favorite video game and a Xbox gift card.
12. Book Themed Easter Basket
Do you have a child that loves to read? Give them an Easter basket filled with things like a new book from their favorite author, paper bookmark coloring kit, magnetic bookmarks, highlighters, Barnes & Noble gift card, Audible subscription and their favorite candy.
13. Faith Themed Easter Basket
Want to help encourage a love for Jesus in your child? Give them a new Bible, magnetic bookmarks, highlighters, faith mints, faith-based bracelet, faith based necklace, Faith t-shrit, Bible carrying case, journal, and glitter pens.
14. Traditional Themed Easter Basket
If none of the above ideas fit your child, consider just sticking with a traditional Easter basket filled with candy! Include a lot of plastic eggs filled with candy, chocolate bunny, jelly beans, and even more candy.
How To Create Your Easter Basket
After you choose a theme, then you need to purchase your items and take some time to assemble your basket with all the items you chose. A few basic assembly items I’d suggest are plastic eggs, filler grass, and candy.
If you don’t want to spend a lot of money on your Easter basket, you can fill the extra space with plastic eggs that are filled with candy. The eggs take up a little extra room and can fill the basket nicely when you don’t have a lot to put in it.
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Remember you don’t have to spend a lot of money to stuff your basket to the brim. Just a few items, filler grass, eggs, and candy will do! By no means does your Easter basket need to be expensive in order for you and your kids to enjoy the day! I promise, your kids will love whatever you get them!
There you have it! Lots of fun, simple, unique and easy Easter basket ideas for kids. Using these ideas, I’m positive you can make a very fun Easter basket for your kids that has a fun or even traditional theme, and I can assure you that your child will love it!
What are your favorite Easter basket theme ideas for kids? What themes have you done before? Put your ideas in the comments below – I can’t wait to hear them!
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