Bring joy to any child who’s excited for the upcoming Easter egg hunt with one of these creative DIY Easter basket ideas!
In this article:
- DIY Edible Easter Egg Basket
- Fancy Easter Basket
- DIY Bucket Easter Basket
- Paper Plate Easter Basket
- Grocery Bag Easter Basket
- No-Sew Easter Basket
- DIY Moss Basket
- Crepe Paper Treat Basket
- DIY Stuffed Animal Easter Basket
- DIY Mickey and Minnie Easter Basket
- Handmade Birch Bark Basket
- Upcycled Egg Carton Easter Baskets
- Upcycled Easter Basket
- Charming Easter Basket
- DIY Duct Tape Bunny Basket
Easter Basket Ideas for a Fun-tastic Easter
1. DIY Edible Easter Egg Basket
You can make this DIY edible Easter egg basket in minutes. Just glue together four theater box candy boxes to make the sides of the basket.
Glue this frame onto cardboard, and decorate your DIY basket with some fake grass.
2. Fancy Easter Basket
For finishing touches, throw in the most elegant versions of staple Easter items!
3. DIY Bucket Easter Basket
You can draw almost anything on a chalkboard painted pail. Let your kids’ imaginations run wild!
4. Paper Plate Easter Basket
It doesn’t get any simpler than that!
5. Grocery Bag Easter Basket
Use a glue gun to secure the gaps and decorate with a bow.
6. No-Sew Easter Basket
I must admit, not everyone has the time to sew Easter crafts, but this is not a problem! All you need to do is find any round craft box you can cover with fabric.
Apply glue to all surfaces and wrap your chosen fabric around the box. Finish this project with a cute string for a handle and a little puffy pom-pom!
7. DIY Moss Basket
Attach them all around the basket using a hot glue gun, and trim them to perfection!
8. Crepe Paper Treat Basket
Decorate the container with some crepe paper and attach a bedazzled handle. Creativity meets simplicity.
9. DIY Stuffed Animal Easter Basket
I’m sure your kid has some old stuffed buddies he or she has outgrown. Now’s the time to repurpose them and turn them into an Easter basket!
You can sew a basket into the belly of the stuffed animal by purchasing a pattern that’s in this guide!
10. DIY Mickey and Minnie Easter Basket
11. Handmade Birch Bark Basket
This Easter basket is so gorgeous you can also turn it into a centerpiece. All you have to do is create a box using chipboard, and cover this box with some birch bark sheets!
This handmade birch bark basket is already so rustic, anything else you add will just make it more beautiful.
12. Upcycled Egg Carton Easter Baskets
Of course, if egg cartons can hold eggs, then they certainly can be turned into Easter egg baskets! Just cut them apart, paint them, and attach them to a decorated wire!
Add some ribbon to prettify your upcycled egg carton Easter basket!
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13. Upcycled Easter Basket
I’m sure most of us have coffee cans we empty in no time at home. No need to throw them away.
You can turn them into Easter baskets by wrapping layers of fancy ribbon around them and attaching them to a wire adorned with pearls!
14. Charming Easter Basket
Add a nest and a bird to make your charming Easter basket come to life!
15. DIY Duct Tape Bunny Basket
Wrap the tapes around the cans with an image of the Easter bunny in mind. To finish it up, draw the bunny’s nose, eyes, and cheeks!
16. Egg Shaped String Easter Basket
Here’s a great idea with a balloon, some string, and glue! Of course, you will need a bit more to complete this fantastic egg-shaped string basket, but it is going to look great!
17. Felt Egg Easter Basket
18. Feathered Chick Easter Basket
With a few affordable craft supplies, you can turn a basic bucket into a cute Easter basket! This feathered chick Easter basket can be used as a decorative egg storage after Easter!
19. Stenciled Tote Easter Bag
If you’re too bored with the traditional easter baskets, here’s an alternative; make a personalized stenciled tote bag! Add your style to the Easter holiday spirit!
20. Mini Easter Basket
We all love to recycle in different ways! If you have plastic cups lying around, you can turn them into mini Easter baskets with fringe garland.
Watch this video from Eclectic Kristen for a Dollar Tree Easter basket ideas for adults:
These Easter ideas are making me want to hunt for Easter eggs along with my kids! I know it wouldn’t be fair, but they’re just so gorgeous they make me forget I’m too old to be hunting for Easter eggs!
Well, if they’ve given me joy, I’m certain they’ll give my kids twice as much happiness. Whatever you plan on doing for Easter, make sure to spend some time with your children and make these Easter baskets!
They’re guaranteed to make your kids eager for Easter!
Which of these DIY Easter basket ideas do you think your kids would love? Let us know in the comments section below!
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Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on March 24, 2016, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.