Unique Easter Basket Ideas for Kids, Teens, and Adults unique easter ba

It’s almost time for the Easter Bunny to stop by bearing gifts—and these creative Easter basket ideas will make the visit extra-special.

Unique Easter basket ideas like easter egg hunt tokens from Etsy

Easter signals the arrival of spring, and it’s a ton of fun to put together beautiful Easter baskets for kids of all ages—including adults! Make this year’s basket extra-special by adding a few thoughtful gifts from small shops on Etsy, and finish it off with a handmade touch or two of your own like DIY bunny bark or a chocolate surprise Easter egg.

Read on for ideas and inspiration for choosing a basket or a creative Easter basket alternative and filling it with one-of-a-kind treats, gifts, and DIYs.

1. Easter basket ideas

What’s Easter without a festive container filled with colorful eggs, delectable candies, and small, spring-inspired gifts? Traditional woven vessels are wonderful, but there are plenty of alternative Easter baskets to choose from that just might get a little more use throughout the year. unique easter ba 1

It’s hard to believe this stunning little berry basket is actually made of porcelain—but it is, and it makes for a “sweet” Easter basket alternative for adults (bonus points if they also collect handmade ceramics!). Fill it with pretty pastel jelly beans or other berry-sized sweets for the full effect. unique easter ba 2

This customized Easter basket is made with super-soft burlap and lined with cotton. It comes in three sizes that can be embroidered with each recipient’s name. Once Easter is long over and the chocolate bunnies and candy eggs are all gone, this adorable basket can hold their art supplies or small toys. In the mood to make your own Easter basket? Try this no-sew Easter basket pattern this year. unique easter ba 3

If there’s no basket to hold your Easter gift this year, reach for this durable, recyclable wrapping paper. Adorned with pastel-colored chicks and eggs, this Easter gift wrap comes with a coordinating gift tag strung with yellow twine and is great for wrapping gifts you’re delivering by mail.

2. Alternative Easter eggs

Whether they’re edible or not, eggs are what transform any old basket into an Easter basket. No matter what type of container you’re presenting Easter gifts in this year—whether it’s a box, bag, tin, or tote—toss a few eggs in there, and call it an Easter basket. Here are some creative Easter egg ideas to jumpstart your imagination. unique easter ba 4

Reusable eggs like these handcrafted hollow wood eggs become a little more special each and every year you pull them out. Fill these vibrant alternatives to plastic eggs with treats or a sweet little note for the lucky recipient. Happy buyers call these eggs “vibrant” and remark on how smooth their construction is. unique easter ba 5

These soft, felted Easter eggs measure about two inches tall and come in five vibrant pastels. Lovely as Easter basket filler, they’re also a great alternative to candy eggs in warmer climates where Easter egg hunts tend to become a bit ooey gooey. unique easter ba 6

The candle-lover in your life will appreciate this set of six egg-shaped candles nestled in a small egg carton. Hand-poured with vegan soy wax, these pretty pastel candles are unscented, and they—and the carton they come in—are 100% plastic-free.

3. Unique Easter gifts

Easter is an eggsellent time to give your loved ones a creative, thoughtful gift. Easter basket gifts don’t have to be eggstravagant—instead, choose small, thoughtful gifts that show the recipient you know and love them dearly.

Kids’ Easter basket ideas unique easter ba 7

Turn a thrifted basket into a personalized Easter basket for your brood by adding one of these laser-cut wooden tags, customized with each kid’s name. These hand-painted tags are available in bunny ear and carrot shapes and include string for easy attaching. unique easter ba 8

Skip the candy altogether this year, and reach for a kids’ Easter basket filler like these fun, interactive tokens. Egg hunt tokens are designed to be tucked away inside Easter eggs ahead of your annual hunt. Choose from a half-pack with 12 tokens or a full set of 25, and enjoy the family time prompts like “you pick dinner” and “play at the park.” unique easter ba 9

Include Fido in the fun with these soft, colorful egg-shaped squeaker toys, perfect for a dog’s Easter basket. Crocheted with 100% cotton and filled with polyfil and a squeaker, these brightly colored, handmade dog toys are best for pooches that won’t chew them apart.

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