Make stuffing Easter baskets easy this year with a list of the best Easter basket ideas for boys. Great ideas for Easter bunny gifts that little boys to older kids will be excited to open on Easter morning.
As a mom of two boys, I know it can be tricky to find the perfect gift. This is why I wanted to share our list of favorite easter basket ideas to make it less stressful for parents.
So get ready to check Easter gifts off your to-do list. Add a few of these fun easter basket fillers with your traditional plastic eggs and jelly beans and your baskets will be ready.
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Fun Easter Basket Ideas for Boys 2023
You’ll find this list of Easter basket ideas is great for kids of all ages. I added fun things to give to younger kids and all the way up to tween boys. Each section has an item for each age group.
This year make it extra special with an Easter Scavenger Hunt to find your basket. Leave the clues for your kids to find in the morning and send them off searching for where the Easter Bunny left their fun easter baskets.
Just print out this free printable Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt and hide the clues around your house or backyard.
After they open their baskets enjoy a family game of Easter Bingo.
Small Easter Basket Filler
Here are some great gift ideas for easter basket filler ideas. These small items would fit in your basket with a mix of Easter treats, chocolate eggs, and plastic Easter eggs.
Our favorite small Easter basket stuffers:
Washable Paints – Fun washable finger paint set with an easy squeezable tube.
Melissa & Doug Sticker Books – Everything boys like in one sticker book.
Slime Eggs – Small Easter eggs filled with slime.
Mad Libs Books – Hilarious word books to entertain your kids all day and through your long Easter dinner.
Hot Wheels Cars – These cars are the perfect size for an Easter Basket.
Small Super Hero Figures – Stuff them in plastic Easter Eggs for your basket.
Mini Lego Figures – Stuff these in your plastic Easter Eggs also.
Lego Creator Packs – Add a small lego set with an Easter Theme or lego theme they like.
Dinosaur Building Toys – Easter Egg stuffed with blocks & directions to build your own dinosaur.
Sports Pop It Fidgets – Pop it fidgets are the latest trends in fidgets. This one has a game too!
Easter Pop It Fidgets – These Easter-themed fidgets are great too!
Easter Basket Gifts
Below are larger Easter basket gift ideas for boys. Use these in a bigger size Easter basket or place them next to a smaller Easter basket filled with candy.
Bike Wheel Lights
Kids will love riding their bikes with cool wheel lights and you’ll feel better about them riding around when it starts to get dark.
A great Easter basket stuffer is card games. They tend to be smaller so they fit well in an Easter basket and are a fun game for the kids.
Add a cool Video game for Xbox, Nintendo Switch or Playstation to your child’s basket.
Flip Flops or Slides
It’s going to start getting warmer so why not get them a new pair of flip-flops or slides to run around in? It’s a practical gift but also something they like to wear.
These mini drones were a huge hit in our house. There are pretty easy to guide by using your hand to direct the drone. My kids play with it indoors and it has been great on rainy days.
Get them a cool new water bottle to bring to sports or activities.
This one comes with a theme of Baseball, Basketball, or Tennis
Nerf Guns are still hugely popular. Visit our favorite Nerf Guns for Kids list or gift one of these.
Another fun option is Laser Guns. The best part about laser guns is there are no Nerf darts all over your house.
A new baseball hat to wear this summer is an easy gift idea for a basket.
Bug Catching Kit
If your boys love going out and getting dirty finding bugs they’ll love this cool bug catcher. Especially the bug catcher vacuum!
We love to play these on Family Game nights.
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No more whining about bath time with these unique bath bombs. As the bath bombs melt the character will be revealed. Just make sure to watch young children as they could be a choking hazard.
I love that these bath bombs have Marvel characters, dinosaurs, and animals.
Encourage reading with a fun book series that boys will enjoy reading. Here are some current favorites for kids.
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Help your kids play and learn with these cool STEM toys.
Keep your kids off electronics with these fun building kits. My kids really love the construction fort. Kids can build it and then use it as a tent or fort to hang out, read, and play.
Magnetic tiles are also super fun for all ages. You’ll be impressed with all the creations they can build.
This is so cool kids can build a car and then race it. Works for kids who like to build and car enthusiasts. My older tween loved this.
If your kids are interested in magic a Magic Set is a really fun easter gift. I like this first one because it has 45 magic tricks and video lessons to go along with each trick.
The theatrics of this set is fun with the kids dressing up like a magician. It adds an extra cool element.
This is a unique science magic kit. Combining cool science experiments with a magician’s presentation.
Get ready for the warm weather coming up with some awesome outdoor water toys and activities.
Combine Water and Baseball for an afternoon of entertainment outdoors.
An awesome sprinkler for your trampoline.
Super cool water balloon launcher. How far can your kids shoot the balloons?
Do your boys like to do crafts? Encourage that with these fun craft kits.
We love this unique catapult kit kids can build and customize with their own designs. Then try and hit the included targets or make your own.
Make your own paracord wristbands with this easy kit.
Customize & building your own stunt planes. These fun foam planes work both indoors and outdoors and are very sturdy.
Give the joy of Rock Painting. Use the included rocks or rocks you find in your backyard along with the paint, stickers, googly eyes & more.
I hope you have found some great Easter basket ideas for boys to use this year.
If you need more ideas make sure to check out 70 Easter Basket Ideas for Kids from Toddlers to Teens. You’ll find even more cool Easter gift ideas.
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