Where My Peeps At? How to Stuff an Easter Basket

April 15, 2011    |    By +
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Whether the kids are just old enough to say “bunny” or are way too cool to admit they still want one; Easter baskets are a tradition that should be as fun to fill as they are to un-pack. To make sure that every-bunny is happy on Easter morning, follow our guide to the perfect Easter basket.

How to Stuff Easter Baskets for the Whole Family

To make sure that every-bunny is happy on Easter morning, whether they’re 2 or twelve, follow this guide to the perfect Easter basket. If you need more egg-straordinary inspiration see all of my favorite gift ideas!


Easter is really all about the kids. While they’re too young for candy, you can still fill their baskets with fun. Think creative toys, plush pals and of course something to hunt for.

Knit Bunny Plush: These fair trade creations from Blabla are not your average plush. With adorable accessories and whimsical colors, they’ll be played with long after the Easter Bunny has hopped away.

Eco-Egg Decorating Kit:  Create a colorful collection of eco-friendly eggs with these vibrant natural dyes.

The Golden Egg Trophy : Fill the golden egg with goodies and hide it for an extra special Easter egg hunt.

Elementary School

You can never lose with candy and something sweet. Also include a fun activity they can do Easter Morning with friends and family.

Piggy Paint Polish: Piggy Paint is a water-based, non-toxic polish formulated of natural ingredients and proudly made in the United States of America.

Aqua Pets-Fretta: These cute collectible pets come alive when you play with them. They even have a built-in microphone so they can listen and respond to your voice.

Easter Cookie Totes: A festive new way to give Easter treats…these cookies come in a fun take-out container!

Middle School

These cool kids may be too old to egg hunt, but they still love the Easter Basket tradition. Throw in some small, collectible toys, a gag gift for boys and sweet and shiny trinket for girls.

Personalized Charm Necklaces: Think outside of tradition and give her a necklace that features her birthstone and choose a handmade pendants to match her personality for a personalized charm necklace that she’ll love.

Momiji Bunny Message Doll: This cool bunny themed Momiji doll is perfect to start or add to their collection.

Putty Eggs: 12 glittery eggs full of sparkling silly putty will be the stars of their Easter Basket.

High School

They’re a little embarrassed about it, but they still love getting the goodies on Easter, just don’t tell their friends. Make their Easter Basket a little bit cooler than just candy and bunnies and you’re good to go.

Philosophy Jelly Bean Shampoo/Body Wash: Experience the joy of a handful of jelly beans in every head-to-toe lather with ‘orange jelly bean’ shampoo, shower gel and bubble bath.

Fandango Easter E-Gift Card: Make some bunny happy with the gift of movies. Choose a card design, amount and personalize a message. Good for any movie, any time, at any Fandango partner theater.

Woodland Stacking Ring: Set of three unique rings topped with a sly fox, wise owl and sweet bunny add new style to their Easter basket.

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