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Unique Personalized Theme Easter Basket Ideas for a Fun Holiday

Updated on December 22, 2014

Easter Baskets for Kids

Many parents give Easter baskets to their children for gifts every year on the holiday. Generally, these aren’t just ordinary Easter baskets but rather decorative baskets filled with not only candy, but various toys that usually include a stuffed animal, perhaps a bunny, of some sort.

Stuffing an empty basket full of items that go with a theme is a lot of fun—for both the giver and the recipient. Sometimes it can be difficult to figure out exactly what theme to go with, but I have come across some great ideas as there are actually places you can order from that will put the basket together for you. Here are some examples from Mygofer, an online website with more ideas than I could possibly come up with myself.


Easter bunny basket with plastic eggs plus lots of candy and chocolates
Easter bunny basket with plastic eggs plus lots of candy and chocolates | Source

Easter Bunny Theme

The Easter bunny theme is a simple one but very popular. Just stuff a couple of plush Easter bunnies of different sizes in a basket, along with plastic eggs, candy, and various toys, and you’ve got yourself one nice Easter bunny basket.

Mygofer has various assortments of bunny baskets, so you can shop for the option that best fits your budget. All are sure to please.

Pets Theme

Does your child like dogs? What about a darling puppy playset? This basket comes with a puppy along with his own brush and comb. Kids can put on his fashion collar and dress him (or her) up in several dress-up clothes that are included in the basket. That sounds like fun! And of course there is candy in this basket, too.

I saw a cute frog-themed basket but couldn’t find a kitty playset? However, there are the cutest Hello Kitty Easter baskets that would be fun for you to fill yourself with a stuffed kitty and accessories to go with it.


Music Theme

How about a basket where the main item is headphones? If you’re an M&M lover, there is an a set with that theme. I also saw a cute Scooby Doo set. This could be a fun one!

Automotive Theme

Does your boy like playing with cars and trucks? I wouldn’t count the girls out on this one, either. I remember loving to make little roads out in the backyard in the dirt to drive our little Hot Wheels. Even in the kitchen on the vinyl floor we would make highways and roads. Some of my niece’s first words were “big truck” as she would point at one hurrying along the highway.

How fun would a basket be loaded with cars and trucks of all sizes? Stickers and candy, too! I might have to jump in and play right along with the kids on this one.


Chicago Cubs Easter basket theme
Chicago Cubs Easter basket theme | Source

Sports Theme

An outdoor sports theme is perfect for springtime, as the weather warms and kids are ready to get outside. A basket with outdoor toys such as flying discs (aka Frisbees) and jumbo sidewalk chalk are excellent outdoor toys. Balls and paddles are also included, and, of course, candy. There are baskets for both girls and boys, with the girls’ baskets just having more of a pink theme.

Even better might be the sports ball theme. These baskets are big enough to include three different balls: basketball, soccer ball, and a general outdoor ball. Also included is a jump rope, jumbo chalk, and a water bottle, to name a few things. And, of course, the candy. That’s a given.

There’s even more—Major League baseball themed baskets! I saw the New York Yankees, the Los Angeles Dodgers, and the Chicago Cubs. I’ll be looking for my St. Louis Cardinals.


Disney Theme

We can’t go wrong with a Disney theme. Many of these baskets are soft and plush, filled with toys to fit the theme. For example, the Winnie the Pooh basket has character stamps and eggs.

The pink princess basket also has a few toys to go with the princess theme. Check out the Disney section to find a plush red Elmo and more.


Baby's first Easter basket
Baby's first Easter basket | Source

Baby's First Easter Basket

This is one of my favorite Easter basket themes. The boy’s basket is green and comes with a soft elephant and blanket. A photo frame says, “My First Easter.” This is so cute!

The girl’s basket has the same items, except the theme is pink (no surprise there) and the toy is a bunny. These baskets are really adorable.


Miscellaneous Easter Baskets to Fill on Your Own

If you can’t find what you want in pre-filled themed Easter baskets, you can always put together your own. Mygofer has an impressive selection of plastic, tin, and plush baskets, many starting at under $6.00. Of course, there are the Disney ones, from Minnie Mouse to Cars to Monsters. There is Spiderman and SpongeBob SquarePants, Star Wars, Dora the Explorer, and Barbie, to name several. Then there is, of course, my favorite, Hello Kitty. I would take that one in plastic, tin, or plush! And I just may.

plush Hello Kitty Easter basket
plush Hello Kitty Easter basket | Source

Savings Coupons for Easter Baskets

Is your interest piqued? Well, grab a mygofer couponand check out these amazing Easter themed baskets.

Other stores such as the Pottery Barn also offer Easter items at a discount, so check out these other store coupons while you’re there. Whatever you decide upon, have fun with it. Happy Easter!

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      Nicole Kiddie Granath 

      4 months ago

      Cute hub! Creating Easter baskets for my kids is one of my favorite things to do. My parents always made it fun for us kids to get our baskets on Easter morning, so I'm excited to do the same for my kids. I like the idea of themed Easter baskets. Thanks for sharing all your ideas!

    • Victoria Lynn profile imageAUTHOR

      Victoria Lynn 

      5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      RealH--the beach theme would be fun--and so practical! You're awesome! You don't need any tips, Kelly! :-)

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      Kelly Umphenour 

      5 years ago from St. Louis, MO

      Cute Vicki! I also did a "beach" theme one year and used buckets that were sandcastle molds instead of "easter baskets." The buckets were a couple dollars at Wal-Mart and the baskets were like 10 - 15 bucks!

      The kids loved them and they used the little buckets and shovels to play with in the tub and outside for a couple of years!

    • Victoria Lynn profile imageAUTHOR

      Victoria Lynn 

      5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      CC--Yes, thanks for sharing. I think that themed baskets are fun!

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      Cynthia Calhoun 

      5 years ago from Western NC

      Awesome ideas. This hub is *perfect* for this time of year. I'll definitely share - this might help a lot of parents who need ideas for basket themes. :)

    • Victoria Lynn profile imageAUTHOR

      Victoria Lynn 

      5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Little Grandmommy--I'm glad you like it! Happy Easter!

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      Gail 

      5 years ago from Small Town Tennessee

      I love holidays! This is a wonderful hub with lots of really good ideas.

    • Victoria Lynn profile imageAUTHOR

      Victoria Lynn 

      5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      tebo--You're welcome. Have fun with it!

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      tebo 

      5 years ago from New Zealand

      Great idea for Easter. I will try this and put something together myself. Thanks for the inspiration.

    • Victoria Lynn profile imageAUTHOR

      Victoria Lynn 

      5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      always exploring--Thanks for the comments. That's neat that your son continues the tradition!

      Vellur--Delightful--I love that word! Thanks so much!

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      Nithya Venkat 

      5 years ago from Dubai

      An awesome, cute and a delightful hub. Enjoyed reading and great ideas.

    • Victoria Lynn profile imageAUTHOR

      Victoria Lynn 

      5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Thanks, Ruchira! Glad you like them!

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      Victoria Lynn 

      5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Thanks, Random! I think it's fun to give personalized gifts that fit the individual. Thanks for reading!

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      Ruby Jean Richert 

      5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Great ideas on how to fill an Easter basket. I always loved making my son's basket, now he is making them for his little ones. Thank's...

    • Victoria Lynn profile imageAUTHOR

      Victoria Lynn 

      5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Thanks, Jon! Good to see you. I need to check out some of your poetry; it's been a while!

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      Ruchira 

      5 years ago from United States

      These are such cool ideas, Vicki.

      Voted up as useful and awesome.

    • Victoria Lynn profile imageAUTHOR

      Victoria Lynn 

      5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      SilverGenes--Nice to see you. I'm glad you like these ideas. I do like the personal touch! :-)

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      Rose Clearfield 

      5 years ago from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

      Great idea for an article! There is something here for everyone, and you can customize these ideas for so many different ages.

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      Jonathan McCloskey 

      5 years ago from Cinnaminson, New Jersey

      Just in time for the Easter season! Great hub, Victoria Lynn.

    • Victoria Lynn profile imageAUTHOR

      Victoria Lynn 

      5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Thanks, Eddy. I'm glad you like the hub. Thanks for sharing it!

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      Victoria Lynn 

      5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      pstraubie--That's a great idea! I love the idea of filling a baseball cap. Thanks for the input. And thanks for the angels. I'm needing some today. :-)

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      SilverGenes 

      5 years ago

      Very creative ideas for Easter baskets, Victoria! A personal touch like this is so much nicer :)

    • Victoria Lynn profile imageAUTHOR

      Victoria Lynn 

      5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Thanks, Bill! Much appreciated!

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      Eiddwen 

      5 years ago from Wales

      What awonderful hub Victoria ;I am also passing onto my family.

      I vote up and share.

      Eddy.

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      Patricia Scott 

      5 years ago from sunny Florida

      Great collection of Easter basket ideas. Since my oldest grandson has been past the basket stage for a number of years, I find ways around that like you have suggested. I fill a baseball cap or bucket or something with a CD, microsoft points, a tshirt, and some favorite candies.

      Thanks for sharing

      Sending Angels your way today :) ps

    • Victoria Lynn profile imageAUTHOR

      Victoria Lynn 

      5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Carol--that sounds like a fun business to have! I think gift baskets are great!

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      Bill Holland 

      5 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Cool ideas, Vicki! Bev has a grandson so I'll share this with her. I think she'll like these ideas.

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      carol stanley 

      5 years ago from Arizona

      I always like to read hubs on gift baskets as I had a business for 16 years. These look very cute and well thought out.

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