100+ Fun Easter Basket Ideas for Teens

What to Put in Your Teen's Easter Basket

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As your children get older it can become harder to find the perfect gifts for their Easter basket. This is especially true when they become teenagers!

Most of the pre-made gift baskets sold in stores are filled with toys for much younger children. So a customized Easter basket is likely your best option.

Of course, you probably don't want to fill your teen's Easter basket with tons of candy. So what can you put in it?

 Here are over 100 ideas that can help you put together the perfect Easter basket for your teen. 

Spiritual

Easter is a Christian celebration and a little memento or motivational piece is a thoughtful idea.

Gift Cards and Tickets

When you are absolutely stuck, go with money! Save the cold, hard cash for the last resort and pick up a gift card or two instead.

  • Coupons for Teens (i.e. an hour off curfew, etc.)
  • Movie tickets
  • Gift certificate for a movie rental
  • Gift certificate for music downloads
  • Gas card
  • Car cleaning gift certificate
  • Fast food gift certificates
  • Money

Just for Fun

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

  • Handheld game
  • Video game
  • Movie/DVD
  • Beaded necklace
  • Beaded bracelet
  • Wallet
  • Purse
  • Fun t-shirt
  • Decorative key ring
  • Scrapbook supplies
  • Craft supplies for friendship bracelets
  • Models or ship making kits
  • Supplies for their favorite craft
  • Flower seeds

For Their Bedroom

The teenager's pride and joy is their bedroom. It is their sanctuary and a gift that adds to that personal style will always be appreciated.

  • Sports poster
  • Movie poster
  • Teen idol poster
  • Teen idol picture (signed?)
  • Picture frame
  • Decorative wall hanging
  • Wall clings
  • Stuffed animal
  • Pillowcases
  • Decorative pillow
  • Figurine
  • Add to your teen's collection
  • Pencil holder

Books and More

Teens love books and magazines and exploring their creative side. These items are fun and useful items that you can find to match their personal style and interest.

  • Journal
  • Photo journal
  • Gel pens
  • Cool pencils
  • Colored pencils
  • Paint and paint brushes
  • Sketchpad
  • Comic books
  • Erasers
  • Stickers
  • Love story
  • Fashion magazine
  • Book on applying makeup and beauty
  • Memory card for digital camera
  • Jump drive
  • Purse size address book
  • Purse size notepad and pen

Beauty and Grooming

Teenagers are very concerned about how they look and the Easter basket is a perfect opportunity to help them out with that. 

  • Sunglasses
  • Favorite shampoo and conditioner
  • Favorite hairspray
  • Nail polish
  • Nail polish remover pads
  • Lip gloss
  • Eyeshadow
  • Blush 
  • Hair bands
  • Hair pins
  • Decorative hair supplies
  • Glitter or colored hairspray
  • Bath bubbles
  • Shower gel
  • Body spray
  • Perfume
  • Nylons
  • Dusting Powder
  • Bath beads
  • Bath salts
  • Bath puff
  • New toothbrush
  • Hair brush
  • Deodorant
  • Dental floss
  • Shaving cream
  • Disposable razors

Sports Gear

If your teen loves sports, then spring is the perfect time to add new gear or clothes to their arsenal. 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 or video 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

Drinks and Goodies

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

Updated by Amy Morin, LCSW.

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