Over 80 Fun Easter Basket Ideas for Teens

Easter baskets

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As your children grow older, finding appropriate gifts to put in an Easter basket becomes a little harder to do. After all, once your teen outgrows chocolate bunnies and small toys, it can seem like there aren't many options.

You may have to think outside the box a bit to come up with things to put in your teen's Easter basket. After all, you don't want to fill it with tons of junk food and candy. 

Here are over 80 gift ideas for fun Easter baskets for teenagers:


Easter is a Christian celebration and a little memento or motivational piece is a thoughtful idea. Consider these spiritual gifts:

  • Devotional
  • Crucifix or cross necklace
  • Motivational book
Spiritual Easter basket
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Gift Cards and Tickets

Most teens love gift cards. While it can seem like an impersonal gift, you can make it personal by giving your teen gift cards to the places she loves. Or, give her gift cards and then spend the day together using them. Here are some gift card ideas:

  • Make your own coupons with privileges (an hour later curfew, a day at the beach, etc)
  • Movie tickets
  • Clothing store gift card
  • Gas card
  • Restaurant gift card

Just for Fun

Every teenager is into different hobbies and here are a few ideas that may cater to your child's latest interest:

  • Video game
  • Movie
  • Necklace or bracelet
  • Wallet
  • Purse
  • Fun t-shirt
  • Decorative key ring
  • Scrapbook supplies
  • Craft supplies
  • Models or ship making kits
  • Flower seeds

For Your Teen's Bedroom

Your teen likely spends a fair amount of time in his bedroom. So a gift for his room can be much appreciated. Here are some ideas for your teen's bedroom:

  • Decorative wall hanging
  • Wall clings
  • Stuffed animal
  • New pillowcases
  • Decorative throw pillow
  • Items for your teen's desk

Books and More

Most teens love books, magazines and exploring their creative side. Here are some fun ideas:

  • Journal
  • Photo journal
  • Gel pens
  • Colored pencils
  • Paint and paint brushes
  • Sketchpad
  • Comic books
  • Erasers
  • Stickers
  • Fashion magazine
  • Memory card for digital camera
  • Teen coloring books

Beauty and Grooming

Most teens like grooming products. Here are some ideas:

  • Sunglasses
  • Favorite shampoo and conditioner
  • Favorite hairspray
  • Nail polish
  • Nail polish remover pads
  • Lip gloss
  • Eyeshadow
  • Blush 
  • Hair bands
  • Perfume or cologne 
  • Hair pins
  • Decorative hair supplies
  • Glitter or colored hairspray
  • Bath bubbles
  • Shower gel
  • Body spray
  • Perfume
  • Bath beads or bath salts
  • Bath puff
  • New toothbrush
  • Hairbrush
  • Deodorant
  • Dental floss
  • Shaving cream
  • Disposable razors
Beauty themed Easter basket
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Sports Gear

If your teen loves sports, then spring is the perfect time to add new gear or clothes to her collection. Also, use this holiday to get them ready for summer beach fun because it is coming up fast!

  • Hat or cap
  • Sports team cap
  • Ball or other sports equipment
  • Sports headbands or wristbands
  • Sports bag
  • Sports cards
  • Self-help book on their sport
  • Ankle or wrist weights
  • Socks
  • Frisbee
  • Kite
  • Beach towel
  • Beach bag
  • Sun tanning lotion
  • Flip flops
  • Bathing suit
  • Beach ball or volleyball
  • Pool toys
  • Tackle box items
Sports themed Easter basket
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Drinks and Goodies

A few small treats and a cool new bottle or mug to take his favorite beverages on the go is the perfect way to finish off any teen's Easter basket.

  • Coffee mug
  • Travel mug
  • Water bottle
  • Fruit baskets
  • Gum
  • Candy or a favorite snack
  • Homemade cookies