Treat your kids, partner, parents, siblings or friends to a great Easter basket full of treats with our top 10 Easter basket stuffer ideas!
We’ve listed some ideas on what to put in an Easter basket, including some more unique options, for every age range and budget. If you’re stuck for ideas on what to put in your Easter basket this year, read on for some inspiration!
Because it’s not Easter without candy, right?
The modern tradition of eating chocolate eggs at Easter is a fun, kid-friendly twist on the ancient religious ritual of decorating hard-boiled eggs for Lent, which originated in Europe during the early-19th century.
Nowadays, chocolate Easter eggs are the common choice, but many gift chocolate in any form, or more generally just candy. For children, chocolate eggs or spring animals such as chicks and lambs are popular, while adults will be happy with a bar of their favorite candy brand, whether it be Reece’s, Nerds, Hershey, Red Hots or Butterfinger.
For the younger generation, a plush toy is a popular Easter basket stuffer because it helps make the basket look full. Also, what child doesn’t like teddy bears! There are so many plush toy options out there, with something for every budget.
Crafts are a fun way to bring out the creativity of your Easter basket recipient, no matter what their age. There are plenty of Easter-related craft kits you can buy, from wooden eggs that can be painted to plant pots that can be made to look like bunnies.
A good book is a gift that will be gratefully received on any holiday, and Easter is no exception. There are books out there for everyone, from those who are learning their first words to those who love the literary classics.
With thousands of books available for well under $10, this is a great basket stuffer if you’re not wanting to dig deep into your pockets.
Everyone loves slippers. Whether you’re young or old, you want to have cozy, warm feet when you’re at home. Banned Goods slippers make for the perfect Easter basket filler for kids, teens and adults. With a range of bright and vibrant colors and designs, including pink, rainbow and tie-dye, there’s something for everyone.
They come in one size which fits US sizes 4 to 13, so you don’t need to worry if you don’t know your basket recipient's shoe size either!
Who doesn’t like to kick back and watch a movie during the holidays? No one, that’s who - which is why a DVD is the perfect Easter basket stuffer!
DVDs are a cheap Easter basket idea that is sure to be a bug hit with any lucky recipient. From Disney classics for kids, to rom-coms for her and war films for him, there are plenty of options for everyone.
We all give the typical eye roll when we receive socks but let’s be honest, they come in pretty handy. A wardrobe essential, a fresh pair (or pairs) of socks will always be a hit. From fluffy, to novelty to smarter styles, there are plenty of choices out there.
With everyone doing a bit more to reduce their environmental impact, tote bags make a great Easter basket stuffer option. Suitable for all ages and very cheap to buy, tote bags have so many uses that it’s a no-brainer to get as a basket stuffer.
Tote bags are great for school, shopping, work, trips to the library and so much more. With thousands of design options based on famous quotes to TV shows available, every color you can imagine, and even the option to personalize, it can be a really thoughtful gift idea.
It’s never too late to decorate your home for Easter, so why not include some decorations in your Easter basket? From intricately painted wooden eggs to hanging decorations for an Easter tree to door wreaths, there are lots of options for every home aesthetic.
There’s nothing more thoughtful than homemade treats. Why not show someone you care with delicious homemade baked goods, packaged lovingly for their Easter basket. There are so many things you can bake, from cakes and cookies to chocolate nests.
Chocolate nests are a brilliant Easter-themed bake, and only require cupcake cases, a cereal of your choice, melted chocolate and chocolate eggs (to decorate). These are so simple to make, yet so effective as a yummy addition to your Easter basket.
A spring bouquet
Nothing shouts spring like a bunch of fresh flowers. If you’re creating an Easter basket for her, then a bouquet of iconic spring flowers like daffodils, tulips and hyacinths will go down a treat and bring amazing colors and smells to your basket.
Of course, there’s no limit to what can go in an Easter basket, but if you’re stuck for ideas, hopefully this list gives you the inspiration you need to get started.