12 Fun & Creative Alternative Easter Baskets

12 Fun & Creative Alternative Easter Baskets

If you are sick of those traditional wicker Easter baskets that collect dust in your garage every year, here are some fun and unique alternatives to use instead. Each of these options can double as an additional gift as well as being something useful that can be used throughout the year.

  1. DUMP TRUCK: A fun toy alternative to the traditional Easter basket, this could be a main gift that you load the dump bed with all their eggs and goodies.A dump truck toy is filled with Easter toys, goodies, and bubbles being shown as a creative Easter basket, a good alternative to the traditional wicker easter basketssource: BlogLovin                      Ranging in price from $10-24, this makes a great large gift that can also double as a basket. Here is an example of one available from Kohls:
  2. UMBRELLA: Since Easter happens at the start of spring and the rainy season in most areas, an upside down umbrella makes a unique and fun option for an alternative to an Easter basket. Ranging in price from $10-30, you can even match their favorite character if you chose a theme for their basket:Umbrellas being used a creative Easter basket, an alternative to the traditional wicker baskets Source: PrimalDish    Here is an example of a Mickey Mouse version available from Zappos:Mickey Mouse umbrella that could be used as an Easter basket
  3. KIDDIE POOL: A great gift for small kids if you have a yard and need a good way to cool them off in the summer. It doubles as their main gift and they are sure to climb right inside when they see all their gift laid out in it. A hoola hoop or pool noodle can make a great "handle" to complete the look:Kiddie pool as a creative Easter basket, filled with toys, books and treats Source: LivingloCurto      At $10-20, it's a basket that looks impressive and is pretty affordable. Here is an example of a pool you can get right now from Lowes:Kiddie pool that makes a great creative Easter basket
  4. RAIN BOOTS: Similar to the umbrella, these are a great option for something kids can use throughout the year and make a great alternative basket. Their are so many options to choose from, you can pick their favorite animal or even their favorite character and they are sure to empty them out and start stomping around the house in joy:Rain boots shown as alternative creative Easter basket source: unknown    Prices can range from $20-40, but make a fun useful main gift especially for smaller kids who love jumping in puddles. Here is an example of some boots from JCPenney:                                               Spiderman boots that would make a creative Easter basket
  5. LITTLE WAGON: Whether you want a toy one that kids can haul their stuffed animals around in or a kid sized one that you can haul your kid to the park in, a small wagon is always a fun option and makes a great elevated Easter basket.A wagon that makes a great Easter basket is shown filled with candy and toys        Source: Unknown   With a cost of $20-60, they can be a bit pricier, but are worth the years of use you will get out of them. Here is an example of one available from Target:A Toy wagon that can be a creative Easter basket
  6. ORGANIZER BIN: An organizing bin is a great option that doubles as a way to store all the new toys and goodies you are buying them. It's a WIN-WIN really. With so many affordable options, you can easily find their favorite character or something that matches their room decor for under $20. Here are some examples from WALMART:A cute Mandalorian bin that makes a creative Easter basketTrolls organizing bin that makes a creative Easter basket
  7. BASEBALL HAT: A great option for older kids, you could pick their favorite sports team or brand and fill it with fun snacks and useful items.Baseball hats shown upside down as a creative Easter basket, filled with fun treats  Source: TheResourcefulMama                                                        
  8. TOOL BOX or TACKLE BOX: Great for the handy kid who loves tools and tinkering. You can fill with tools and fun treats.                                                                  Tool box as a creative Easter basket                Source: MySerendipityLife      Another option for your avid fishing kid or if you intend to take them fishing is a tackle box, there are many affordable options on the market and it can work for young or older kids:                                                                                          Tackle box - makes great Easter basketSource: Unknown
  9. TOTE BAG: A great option for older girls, a fun tote bag is something they could use daily and makes a great alternative Easter basket. With so many options in the market you can find options from $7-35. Here is an affordable example from Old Navy:Cloud tote bag that would make a great creative Easter basket
  10. MAKEUP BAG: If your tween/teen girl loves makeup, this may be a good option for an alternative Easter basket that they will use and adore. (Just make sure you pay attention to the size when shopping online. Most makeup bags run on the small size, but are great for those higher ticket small items where you don't need as much space) Here is an example of one from Walmart:                         Makeup bag that would make a creative Easter basket
  11. KIDS LUGGAGE: If you will be taking some trips over summer breaks, this may be a fun way to announce them to your kids too! With so many fun options and sizes on the market, this may be a larger ticket purchase, but you will get years of use out of them too. Prices ranging from $29-200, here are some examples from Walmart:Unicorn luggage that would make a creative Easter basketMinnie Mouse suitcase that would make a great creative Easter basket
  12. BIKE WITH BASKET: If you are ok with a higher ticket item that is their main gift, a bike with a basket to hold all their goodies is sure to be one that they will always remember. At $85-200 new, this is one of the most expensive options, but it's sure to be one that they will never forget. Here is an example of a princess bike from Huffy:Princess bike with basket that makes a creative Easter basket

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