The Best Easter Basket Gift Ideas for Kids at Every Age

Easter egg hunts and candy-filled baskets are Easter classics for kids of all ages. Here's how to tailor an Easter basket with treats suitable to anyone's personality and interests. Whether it's a plush bunny for toddlers or something more sophisticated for the older kids, creating a personalized Easter basket for any age range has never been easier!

Easter Gift Ideas

Ever wonder what Easter basket stuffers are best? We have great ideas for Easter gifts for everyone on your list. From baby's Easter basket to Easter baskets for adults, we've got gift ideas for all ages. Plus get our easy DIY Easter basket suggestions, and watch how to make a pretty fabric basket upgrade. Still not sure? You can never go wrong with sweet Easter candy! 

2 - 4 Years Old

When buying gifts for kids' Easter baskets, we like to include a mix of Easter-themed treats and everyday gifts. These Easter basket ideas for toddlers include art items, books, and bath toys. 

  • Colorable plush toy (Tip: A rabbit stuffed animal works perfectly for Easter!)
  • Knitted bunny ear hat
  • Bubbles
  • Bedtime books
  • Bunny-theme sippy or straw cup
  • Finger paints
  • Bunny-theme bath toys 
  • Bunny slippers or socks

5 - 7 Years Old

Encourage creativity with these Easter basket stuffers that include chalk, balls, and puzzles. Looking for even more fun? Plan a playdate and put the gifts to good use! 

  • Silly Putty eggs 
  • Small Lego set 
  • Sticker book
  • Chalk (Tip: These can be found in an adorable Easter egg shape!)
  • Grow-in-water bunny or towel
  • Sports balls
  • Mad Libs or puzzle books
  • Bike bell or horn

8 - 11 Years Old

These Easter basket ideas are all about making! With pens and crafting items and shirt decals and puzzles, all will encourage your child to create!

  • 3-D puzzle games
  • Hair clips, headbands, or baseball cap
  • Magic tricks
  • Gel pens and note pad
  • Crafting supplies or jewelry making kit
  • Phone or music case
  • Card games
  • Iron-on shirt decals

12 - 14 Years Old

Just because they've outgrown the egg hunt doesn't mean they're too old for Easter treats! Give the gift of music, science experiments, and brain teasers. 

  • Crossword, sudoku, or brain teaser games 
  • Ear buds
  • Mini marshmallow shooter
  • Book light and new book
  • Science experiment kit 
  • Blank journal
  • Video game accessories
  • Poster of a favorite band

15+ Years Old

From school to home, these Easter gifts are perfect for kids on the go! Think tech-y gifts like USB drives, charging stations, and smartphone accessories. 

  • USB flash drive (Tip: There are bunny ones!)
  • Charging station 
  • Movie tickets or a gift card to a favorite restaurant
  • Scented candles, travel hand sanitizer, or hand lotion
  • Smartphone screen gloves
  • Locker accessories or fun magnets
  • Watch
  • Perfume or cologne 

Adorable DIY Easter Baskets for Kids

Create cute Easter baskets with our easy ideas. From paper flowers to patterned fabric, we have simple how-tos for creating an adorable Easter basket. 

Easy Easter Baskets

Pretty Treat Basket

What to Put in Your Easter Basket

Make a festive and affordable Easter basket by creating a pretty gingham garland to wrap around the handle. This fun craft by author and stylist Libbie Summers is a cinch and would be a great Easter activity for your kids.


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