With Easter just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about what to put in those Easter baskets. If you’re like most parents, you’re probably wondering what to put in your teenager’s Easter basket.
Whether your teen is into sports, gaming, or just needs a little bit of everything, we’ve got the perfect Easter basket treats for him.
When it comes to Easter baskets, teen boys can be tough to shop for. They often seem to have everything they need and don’t want or need any more “stuff.” But there are still some fun Easter basket ideas out there that will appeal to the teen boy in your life.
Your teen might feel they are too old for an Easter Basket but that is not the case. You are never too old for an Easter Basket, you will just need to tailor the items you put in the basket to suit your teen.
From the latest must-have gadgets to tried-and-true classics, your teenager is sure to love whatever you choose! So have a look at this list of the best Easter baskets gift ideas for teen boys.
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Top Easter Basket Ideas For Teenage Boys
You can’t go wrong with chocolate as it is the perfect gift to give at Easter. There are plenty of options out there for the teen boy who loves his sweets. A big chocolate bunny or even a bag of his favorite candy will definitely make him smile.
If your teen is more into savory snacks, then consider filling his basket with some of his favorite chips or crackers. You could even add in a few fun dipping sauces to make it extra special.
A New Phone Case
Is your teenager always complaining about how boring his phone case is? If so, then why not Easter him a new one? There are tons of great options out there, so take your pick! He’s sure to love showing off his new bling to all his friends.
Most teen boys love gift cards to their favorite stores or restaurants. This way they can spend their Easter money on what they really want.
Another great option for Easter baskets is music-related items like iTunes gift cards, headphones, or even concert tickets. An iTunes gift card is the perfect way to let him buy whatever he wants! He can use it to buy songs, albums, or even apps and games for his iPhone or iPad. He’s sure to love it.
Mug or Thermos
A mug or thermos is a great gift for teens. They can use it to keep their favorite drink with them at school or work. You can get some mugs with funny sayings on them or even some that are a bit more classy. There are also some great looking ones that are stainless steel and will last forever.
What is not to love about a pair of fun socks ? Especially if they are from their favorite store or movie. A lot of teens love Star Wars, so get them a pair of socks with characters on it. Or choose ones from stores like Forever 21.
A Movie or Video Game Gift Card
What teenage boy doesn’t love movies and video games? A gift card to his favorite store will let him buy whatever he wants. Just be sure to check the rating on any games before you buy them! You don’t want him getting something that’s too mature for him.
A Sports Cap or Ball
Is your teenager a big sports fan? If so, then an Easter basket filled with sports goodies is sure to please! You could get him a new cap featuring his favorite team or player, or even a ball signed by his idol. Either way, he’s sure to love it.
A Cool T-Shirt
Is your teenager in need of some new clothes? If so, then why not get him a cool t-shirt this Easter? There are tons of great designs out there, so take your pick! He’s sure to appreciate something that he can actually wear.
A New Pair of Sneakers
Is your teenager in dire need of a new pair of sneakers? If so, then Easter is the perfect time to get them for him! You can never go wrong with a classic pair of Converse or Vans. He’s sure to love them.
Themed Easter Baskets for Teen Boys
There are lots of fun and creative ways that you can put together Easter baskets for teen boys. If they feel they are too old for a traditional Easter Basket why not try these fun themed ideas.
If your teen likes movies, why not fill their basket with snacks, popcorn, and a digital copy of the latest blockbuster? You could include some fuzzy socks or cool blanket too.
If your teen loves gaming, then why not create a basket that’s filled with all the essentials? Include things like an extra controller and snacks to keep him going during marathon gaming sessions.
If your teen is into sports, then put together a basket of their favorite teams gear such as a cap, keyring and sticker. You could also include some snacks to help keep their energy up while they’re playing.
Let your teen show off his music tastes with an Easter basket filled with things like headphones, iTunes gift card and a cool t-shirt.
Snack Easter Basket
If all else fails, give your teen boy a basket full of his favorite snacks. These don’t necessarily have to be Easter themed but be sure to include at least one chocolate bunny!. Pop in some chips, pretzels, candy and throw in a couple of drinks to wash it all down with.
Creative Ways to Give an Easter Basket
You do not need to just hand over your teen’s Easter Basket as there are many creative ways to make receiving the gift basket extra special.
A Scavenger Hunt
A scavenger hunt is certainly a unique way to give an Easter Basket. After putting together the basket with all of your chosen items, write clues for your teen so that they can go on a scavenger hunt around the house or backyard solving clues which lead them to their Easter Basket at the end.
For a truly memorable experience, you can make the clues rhyme and even add a few riddles for an added challenge. All in all, using a scavenger hunt to give an Easter basket is a fun way to keep your teen engaged and having fun on this holiday.
Hide all of your gift basket items one by one around the house and give your teen an empty gift basket on Easter morning with a note that says something like “Happy Easter! You’ve got some searching to do!” Send them off to find all of the hidden items and put them into their basket to assemble their own personalized Easter basket.
One by One Scavenger Hunt
This is a fun way to prolong the gift giving. Start by giving your teen a scavenger hunt list with items they have to find. Include things such something a rabbit would eat, something you usually see only in Spring, Something green. When you teen returns with each item, you can give them one gift to put into their Easter Basket.
We hope these ideas have inspired you! Whatever you choose, your teenage boy is sure to love it. Easter is the perfect time to show how much you care.
So get creative and have fun putting together the perfect Easter basket.