Check out these Gift Basket Ideas ideas. Easter is a little over 2 weeks away and with shipping taking longer than usual, now is the time to plan and order any Easter gifts basket items you want.
We tend to go a little overboard for Easter especially since my son has a Winter Birthday so it’s our chance to gift some spring/summer fun items. Here are some ideas for gifts or basket themes for Easter.
Don’t forget to order plastic eggs for an egg hunt
1. Travel Themed: Ideas for Young Travelers
While we aren’t traveling now we know this isn’t forever. Many of these travel items can be used at home but are also great for travel. A Travel Themed basket has some great gifts for the young traveler.
2. Beach Themed
- caterpillar stacking cup Perfect for air travel
- skip balls
- Snorkel Gear (blue or purple )
- the generic go pro action camera can be used underwater.
- Fish net – kids love trying to catch fish with it.
- Nerf Football
- Beach bag: Kids Wet Bag Or Inexpensive bag to fill with beach items.
- Beach towels
- Crabby Patties
- Individual sized snacks
3. Outdoor Adventure/ Camping Themed
Eventually, we will be able to explore our state country and the world. In the meantime, we can still go camping at Home. Make a fun camping-themed basket full of items you can use at home and on future adventures. Then set up a tent in the backyard and have a camping night at home.
- Generic go procamera’s
- Safari vest and hat set
- Wild Krat Adventure pack, u can also make your own adventure set with items they may use. It can be as simple as a fanny pack with a nice pen/pencil and a small notepad for them to draw or write about their adventures, sunglasses, and a water bottle.
- Make your own activity sets: There to the trip: bingo cards or scavenger hunt. Pen/Pencil/colored pencils, note pad.
- kids sleeping bags
- Favorite snack/candy
- Smores kit: Chocolate, marshmallow, graham crackers (don’t forget the sticks)
- Firepit ( please check that your fire code allows for your intended use)
4. Outdoor Entertainment
- Basketball Hoop
- Soccer ball and/or goals
- gardening set (little ones love watering cans)
- Hoopla Hoops
- Jump rope
5. Science and Exploration
- Fish/ butterfly net these are actually butterfly nets but they telescope so perfect for travel. cheap enough at the bulk price that we will have spares if we need them.
- Sand Sifter
- Generic go procamera’s
- Bug kits
- Safari vest and hat set kids will be excited to hike when they get their own vest to hold their exploration supplies.
6. Other Ideas
- Science kits
- Art and Craft Supplies
- their favorite snacks and treats
- rain gear (umbrella as the basket with rain boots, raincoat, and some other spring fun.
- Activity basket with books and other things to keep them busy at home.
- Baking Basket: spatula, cutting board, measuring spoons and cups, baking supplies, cupcake, and cookie toppings.
7. Experience Themed
We won’t be closed shut down forever. Pair an experience gift with some related activities and toys.
Science Museum membership pass (ASTC Reciprocity):
The ASTC reciprocity program is a great program where you can purchase a membership from your local participating science museum and use it at museums around the country and even around the world. We purchased ours for only $100 for our entire family and it’s good for 12 months. You can learn more about the program here. Pair this with some science kits. You can get them a lab coat and science goggles for dressing up. Amazon has some great science items for all ages. Walmart had some on clearance a while back reg $20 we picked them up for $5 each. Here are some great science gifts to go along with this pass.
- Fossil Dig
- A Microscope
- science kit
- disgusting science kit
- experiment kit with a lab coat
- Lab coat and goggles dress up
- Bug kits
Activity Gift Cards
Pair a gift card to activity with some sports equipment such as nerf balls, squirt gun for an action-packed basket. or create a different theme
- Dave and Busters arcade pass: pair with games for the home
- Ninja Labs or Trampoline places: pair with sports equipment
- Ropes Courses: pair with sports equipment
- Art room (art places that provide all the supplies and clean up)- pair with home art and craft supplies and activities
- Movie Tickets with Candy or Gift card: pair with at-home movie snacks and popcorn.
- Legos with Legoland annual passes (Legoland NY is scheduled to open in 2021)
8. Anytime Travel Toys
These items often end up in our easter baskets as we use them all the time when traveling or at home.
- Foam Airplanes
- Skip Balls
- Alligator pool float or other pool floats (the gator is a favorite)
- Any of these 10 cheap travel toys
Easter Gift Basket Ideas for Travel and Adventure Summary
These Easter Gift Basket Ideas for Travel and Adventure can help you plan wonderful gift baskets for travelers. Items that are sure to be used.
You can also add some travel-themed Easter basket-fillers to enhance your usual baskets. This can add some exciting gifts along with snacks and candy.
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