I’m not sure what happened, because I could have sworn Christmas just passed us by. Valentine’s Day? It seems like a blur. And now Easter is right around the corner, which means it’s time to start getting all of those Easter baskets together already! Are you stumped on what to get so it doesn’t feel like the same old Easter basket year after year? Take a peek at these hottest Easter basket fillers for 2016 to see if you can get some inspiration. Put a little pep back in your step when it comes time to shop for the baskets!
Easter Basket Fillers For the Food Lovers In Your Life
Kids love candy! I know that comes as a complete shock to you, but they do! Well, at least mine do. However…I feel like I’m still getting through all of the Halloween candy we got, so I don’t know if they necessarily need baskets full of Easter candy already. Oh, I know…I’m such a boring Mom! But, if treats, cooking,or baking is on the top of your little bunny’s list, try some of these ideas 😉
Who said that you even need a basket?! This amazing Edible Easter Egg Basket is definitely one for the books! My kids will whine because if I make this basket, the candy will be for them to share, but it is definitely fun and original! I love putting little DIY projects like this together too, so I’m not sure who will enjoy it more!
I have a little chef who is constantly trying to help me out in the kitchen every little chance she gets. So why not make that the theme for her Easter basket this year? This Little Chef’s Easter Basket is going to be quite the hit when she finds it. If you have a little baker, make sure you include things that they will be able to use like a kids cooking kit. Whatever their cup of tea is when it comes to wanting to help out in the kitchen, it’s a great way to make a themed basket that will get lots of use all year.
Easter Basket Fillers For the Arts and Crafts Lover
So you have a little Picasso on your hands, huh? Well, arts and crafts supplies make the best kind of Easter basket fillers! I love knowing that the kids are going to get lots of use out of the different supplies I put in their baskets the whole year through. Four months from now when they are using the different supplies that the Easter Bunny brought them, I’ll still have a smile on my face knowing that it was money well spent.
Crayons, coloring book, and stamps, oh my! Coloring books are always a big hit in the house and our daughter is getting to the age now where she loves to tear through them and color her little heart out for hours on end! So make sure you’re stocked up with some fresh crayons and you have some coloring books that hit on their favorite subjects and characters.
OK, so I don’t know who loves the Moon Dough more…the kids or the parents! If you’ve never had the pleasure to play with some moon dough, the Easter basket might just be a great time to introduce it to your family. It’s not as messy as you might think and it’s such a great tool for creative minds to build their own special character. Try something new beyond good old play dough, and take it to the moon dough level!
Chalk is always a hit at our house once the warm weather starts creeping up, so why not stock the Easter basket up with Egg Chalk?! Nothing like sticking with a theme and you know it will be getting used all summer long!
Still wondering what other kinds of art and craft supplies you could use to fill up the Easter Basket this year? Take a look at The 25 Best Kids Art Materials for a guide and you’ll be sure to find some new favorite items your kids won’t want to let out of their sight for the foreseeable future!
Popular Easter Basket Fillers
My little man can’t get enough Pokemon cards these days! He’s always coming home from school showing me his latest cards that he traded in school.
And my little princess can’t stop “shoppin!” She LOVES her Shopkins and is hoping that she’ll find some of the latest Season 4 Shopkins in her Easter basket 🙂
Speaking of summer fun, blowing bubbles is always a favorite past time in our home! But if you’re looking for something just a little bit unique, try this fun Bubble Maker that will have the kids hopping to it when it’s time for some bubble fun! It’s available in a girly butterfly style too 😉
Easter Basket Fillers for Mommy
Come on now… who says Easter baskets are just for the kiddos? Treat that special Mommy friend of yours to her own Easter basket and get into the spirit of giving this season. My girlfriends and I actually do an Easter basket exchange with each other, very similar to a Secret Santa process. We figured that if we’re all going to get together to do fun Easter activities with the kids, we might as well get in on the action too!
Wine and Chocolate Basket, anyone? Don’t mind if I do! I love the great gardening berry basket that the idea above comes in, and by throwing in your friend’s favorite bottle of wine, along with some yummy chocolates, you’ll be the apple of her eye for at least the next 48 hours! Throw some candles, nail polish, lip balm and a fun plant in there, and she may hope that you pick her name for the rest of her life!
Which of your friends has a green thumb? This Gardener’s Basket will be great for them! I love how this terra cotta pot is painted with chalkboard paint, and then the name and a fun pattern is written on the pot. How cute and totally great to reuse! Include some seeds, some new gardening gloves and any other special treat. You might just find yourself with some fresh vegetables later this summer when she repays your kindness!
Don’t forget this year’s hottest trend – give a basket with an adult coloring book for Easter! How fun is this Eggs-travagent! coloring book full of 1000 eggs to color? Add in some coloring pencils and you’re all set!
Don’t worry, you still have plenty of time to get everything together for your Easter Baskets this year. I personally love putting them together and love finding new and unique ways to present them, besides the typical old Easter Basket. I’m still blown away that Easter is already around the corner, though. For real! 2016 is just flying!
Have a new little munchkin celebrating their first Easter this year? Me too! Here are my favorite Easter basket fillers for baby’s 1st Easter 🙂
Are you all set with what you’re going to fill your kids’ Easter baskets with? Don’t leave out the adults and have fun putting everything together! 🙂
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