The Best Easter Basket Ideas for Teens

Sure, candy is fun, but these specialty Easter basket ideas for teens are guaranteed to put a smile on their face.

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Now that the Easter decorations are in full bloom and meal plans are coming together for Easter dinner, it’s time to start thinking about Easter baskets for kids (and adults!). While the kiddos tend to be easy to shop for, Easter basket ideas for teens are a different story. How do you find age-appropriate stuffers they’ll actually like? Lucky for you, we’ve curated the best teen-approved gifts to fill their basket. Read on for our recommendations.

The Best Easter Basket for Trendy Teens

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For teens who are always on top of the trends, you can’t go wrong with social media famous items to fill their Easter basket. Start with a personalized basket they’ll be excited to show off. Then, look for practical yet chic everyday essentials like a belt bag, claw hair clips and a lip balm the internet can’t stop talking about. Brighten it up with these smiley face slippers and bunny spa headband that complement their morning and evening routine. Don’t forget to round out the basket with the best Easter candy!

The Best Easter Basket for Movie Lovers

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Just because it’s called an Easter basket doesn’t mean it has to be traditional. Sometimes the best Easter basket ideas for teens lean into their hobbies. For the teen who’s on their way to becoming a film critic, movie director or actor, this is the ultimate Easter gift. Go for a novelty popcorn bowl as the basket, and fill it with all the goodies like a microwave popper, movie theater butter and kernels and seasonings for experimentation. Inspire their next flick with a bucket list movies scratch off poster. And don’t forget the movie chocolates for watching Easter movies! (Candy is a great Easter egg stuffer, too!)

The Best Easter Basket for Aspiring Chefs

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Whether your teen is a trusty sous chef or is always experimenting with a new TikTok recipe, these Easter gifts are sure to delight the aspiring cook or baker. Skip the traditional basket and go for a large bowl like Rachael’s Ray “garbage bowl” that doubles as a mixing bowl, scrap bowl and serving bowl all in one. Foodie finds like these cheeky avocado toast socks and Easter egg mini waffle maker make fun Easter basket stuffers, complemented by practical kitchenware like these colorful whisks. Complete their basket with none other than the As Cooked on TikTok cookbook and a bagel making kit to take their skills to the next level.

The Best Easter Basket for Music Fans

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Easter basket ideas for teens that’ll be music to their ears? A music-lovers themed basket, of course! Seriously though, music is the way to a teen’s heart, and these gifts are guaranteed to put a smile on their face whether they make their own beats or music is like therapy for them. Start with a rope basket, then add accessories like an AirPods case that clips onto keychains and a portable speaker for enjoying their favorite artists with their friends. These playing cards help them brush up on their music icons while always having a fun activity in their back pocket. Top it off with some rockin’ Easter candy and a music game the whole family will enjoy.

The Best Easter Basket for the “Hard to Shop for” Teen

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We get it, some teens are really hard to shop for. When it’s difficult to get a read on their interests, opt for practical finds they can take anywhere and arrange ’em inside a rope basket that doubles as bedroom storage. Start with lip balm and ultra comfy socks that give back. Add some excitement with a portable speaker that’ll carry them into college and an Easter-themed Lego set, because, well, who doesn’t love Legos? It’s not Easter without a sweet little treat, and these Nutella biscuits are something new for them to try.

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Madi Koetting
As Product Reviews Home Editor, Madi covers the best cleaning gadgets, organizing gear and home buys. She’s constantly testing internet-made-me-buy-it splurges and home goods—if there’s a viral product taking the internet by storm, you can count on Madi to give her honest review. Her work has appeared in various home outlets including Better Homes & Gardens, Reader’s Digest, The Family Handyman and Birds and Blooms. When she’s not decorating her apartment, you can find her sharing her favorite finds on Taste of Home’s social media platforms and scouring Denver for the best espresso martini.