How to Build an Easter Basket

Publish Date March 8, 2023 3 Minute Read

Easter Basket Ideas

Try making these three fun and easy Easter basket ideas perfect for the whole family.

Easter Basket Basics

It’s Easter time again, and that means basket-building is upon us. There’s a lot that goes into building your best Easter basket, and we’ve got tips for decorating, basket goodies and more.

Easter Basket Decorating

When it comes to the actual Easter basket, wicker is always the number one choice. However, a wire or felt basket can add a spark of creativity. And no matter what basket you go with, adding colorful yarn, stickers, markers or other decorative flair brings something extra to your Easter.

Fill Your Basket with Fun

Once you’ve picked your basket, it’s time to fill it with their favorites. Easter grass made from shredded paper is a great foundation for your Easter treats. You can even step up your basket game with a personalized cloth basket liner.

Now it’s treat time. It seems like the yummy choices are endless, but traditional favorites include:

  • Dyed Easter Eggs
  • Jelly Beans
  • Chocolate Bunnies
  • Peeps
  • Chocolate Eggs

Homemade Easter basket are always a thoughtful option. Cookies, fudge and other from-scratch sweets will fill any basket with flavor. Try this Bunny Bait Bark recipe for a homemade basket treat.

Non-candy Baskets for Kids

Looking for alternatives to sweets for your kiddos? Try fun items like crayons, coloring books, stickers or other crafts. You can even fill their basket with small toys and stuffed animals. Coins, stamps and other keepsakes are also great Easter basket fillers.

Easter Baskets for Adults

Don’t forget the grown-ups when you’re building a basket. Soaps, candles and other decorative goodies are always a hit for adults. Coffee, tea, and spices are creative kitchen options that work well, too. Mixing in succulents or other small plants is also a great idea for your adult Easter basket.

Ready to start filling their basket with favorites? Check out Easter everythings and more recipes that make your basket building eggs-tra easy.

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