Easter is fast approaching, which means it’s time to start getting those baskets ready! I’m helping you out today with some creative and unique Easter basket ideas for 2-year-old boys. Of course, many of these ideas will work for other ages and toddler girls as well. I’ve also included some of my favorite Easter basket ideas for babies!
In 2017, Easter is on April 16. That means we have less than a month to get everything ready for the little ones. Isn’t it funny how much planning goes into holidays when you’re a parent? I miss being a kid, when everything was magically ready for you when you woke up on a special day. Only now do I realize how much work my mom put into those Easter baskets, Easter meals, and egg hunts!
For once, I actually planned ahead and already have Colton’s basket ready to go! Here’s what’s in my 2-year-old boy’s Easter basket this year…
Easter Basket Ideas for 2-Year-Old Boys
As you can see, we do a mix of candy and non-candy items for our baskets. Honestly, my husband and I will eat most of the candy! I consider it a “tip” for all of my hard work putting together the basket. That’s fair, right?
Easter Basket for a 2-Year-Old Boy
Here’s a detailed look at what’s inside my 2-year-old boy’s Easter basket this year. These are some of my favorite Easter basket ideas for 2-year-old boys!
- Happy Easter, Curious George
- Bubble Wand
- Garden Tool Set
- Welch’s Springtime Fruit Snacks
- “The Coolest Kid in Town” pillowcase
- Sidewalk Chalk
- Reese’s Pieces Carrot
- Glitter Bouncy Ball
- Mini Dinosaurs
- Reese’s Eggs
- Krazy Straws
- Sticker Friends: Chick
- Bunny Socks
- Easter Play Pack
Many of my son’s Easter basket fillers are toys that he can play with in the car, like the sticker book and play pack. I’m always running out of ways to entertain him in the car, so I try to give “car toys” as part of his gifts whenever I can. I also included some outdoor items (garden tool set, bubble wand, sidewalk chalk) because he loves spending time outdoors in the summer.
Pottery Barn Kids Easter Baskets
The basket itself is a Peter Rabbit design from Pottery Barn Kids. I purchased the basket and liner for his first Easter in 2015, and it doesn’t appear that PBK stocks the exact designs any longer. They have several similar offerings, though. I really like this option for a little guy. And this one or this ruffled one would be precious for a little lady! I bought Colton’s PBK basket as an investment and plan to use it every year for him. I’m going to pick one up for baby girl, too!
Easter Basket Ideas for Babies and 1-Year-Olds
If you’re shopping for a slightly younger kiddo, here are some ideas from Colton’s first 2 Easters.
Easter Basket Ideas for Baby Boys
How sweet is 3-month-old Colton with his very first Easter basket? By the way, please excuse the grainy photo quality. I was working with an ancient phone at that time! At least my subject was cute.
Colton’s first Easter gifts included:
- Easter Plate, Silverware, and Sippy Cup [also love this more modern option!]
- Spinning Table Toy
- Munchkin White Hot Safety Bath Ducky
- Babyganics Sunscreen
Easter Basket Ideas for 1-Year-Old Boys
Colton’s 1-year-old Easter basket included:
- Swim Trunks & Rashguard
- Reusable Swim Diaper
- Have You Seen Bunny? Board Book
- Face Wipes
- Pampers Sensitive Wipes
- Gerber Puffs
- Gerber Lil’ Crunchies
- Reese’s Eggs
Seeing these photos of Colton and his Easter baskets is making me nostalgic. I can’t wait to see what he thinks of his Easter basket this year!
Pin these Easter Basket Ideas for 2-Year-Old Boys for later!
More Toddler Boy ideas:
Adorable Easter basket ideas! I like the customized names. Thanks for linking up with Fabulous Friday!
Thank you, Jennie! I love anything personalized!
How cute!! My 3 year old is very into cars too!! I try and include them in gifts when I can. Great ideas!!
Thanks so much, Bobbi! Cars are always a winner around here!
These are such great ideas! You made it look perfect too!!
That’s so kind, Susie! I hope he enjoys it!
These are really great ideas! I will have to remember those face wipes for baby! I haven’t tried those!
Oh, we love NeatCheeks! They’re especially great for the little ones who don’t like having their face wiped, since they have natural flavoring.
Thanks for sharing this! I love doing a combo of treats and items we know will get used… especially new books and outdoor toys!
That’s my philosophy too, Raina! Easter baskets are a great excuse to grab some new outdoor gear for the upcoming summer.
Such great Easter basket ideas. Love the bubbles and garden tools. We did the same for my 2 year old as well! Love his basket, too!
Great minds think alike! Thank you, Sumer!
Such lovely ideas! I need to get cracking with mine for my two! xx #twinklytuesday
Thank you for the kind words, Sarah! Hope you were able to find some great basket fillers for your littles!
Awww, this is too cute! Thanks for the great ideas! I’m slacking, I need to put one together for the little one. ?
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Glad you liked it, Mae! Hope you’re able to find some great ideas for your little one!
Lots of great ideas, bubbles and stickers are always a big hit in our house! Pinning this for future reference, thanks! 🙂
Bubbles and stickers are always winners here, too! Thanks for pinning, Sarah! 🙂
Love the baskets. I am always looking for less candy and more items in the kids baskets.
Thank you, Cathy! I also try to keep the candy to a minimum. The grandparents fill him up with enough of that as is! 😉
I love the idea of getting straws! My son is obsessed with straws….never though to put them in his Easter basket though!
I’m sure my son will be excited for them! Straws always seem to disappear around here, so Easter baskets are a good opportunity to fill up!
I love that you added books, bubbles and chalk! That’s what I have for my daughter’s basket too!
Those are always hits around here! Hope your daughter enjoys her basket!
what great ideas! I was always partial to basket goodies that wasn’t 100% candy and junk! you can never go wrong with bubbles.. i will need to get that jar of dinosaurs for my oldest.. he’s dino obsessed!
I’m so looking forward to seeing my son open his jar of dinos. I think he’ll love it! Thank you, Justine!
my son is almost 2, so this is perfect! great ideas!
It’s such a fun age! Glad you liked the ideas, Jasmine!
These are great Easter basket ideas. It is so hard to decide for little ones. This gave me some great ideas for my 2 year old granddaughter. Thank you for sharing this post in the All For Mamas Link Party Week 3 #allformamas I will share this post on the facebook group page, my page, g+ and pinterest
Thanks so much for sharing my post, Stephenie! I love reading your blog and joining up to your link party!
Our little girl is 3 I think she will love this. I have not even put together anything for Easter. Thank you for this awesome ideas.
Glad you liked the ideas, Anna! Hope your daughter has a happy Easter!
I love the “tip” idea ?, I need to give myself one this year. I love the gardening kit or jar of dinosaurs. I wrote a post on Easter items too, but jar of dinosaurs might end up in my boys baskets. Love your pictures. Cheers
I’ll have to check out your ideas, Amy! I’m always up for squeezing a few more items into the basket!
How adorable! This is absolutely perfect for a little boy!
Thank you, Helene! I hope he enjoys it!
I love this! I have a three children, a girl and two boys. My youngest boy is 18 months and since his brother and sister are 5 and 9 I completely forgot what the heck I gave them for their Easter as toddlers. My baby loves bubbles and stickers and these basket fillers are pefect!
Ooh, stickers are a great idea! My son loves them too. And you can’t go wrong with bubbles for any age! Thanks, Heather!
I love these ideas! Thank you so much for sharing! Def. something I am going to think about for my two youngsters. 😀
Thank you so much! Hope you’re able to get some good basket filler ideas!
Adorable basket ideas for kids.I know my kid usually likes to get lot of things in a gift pack.Such a gift basket will sure make the kids excited!
My son loves opening his Easter basket each year! Glad you enjoyed the ideas, Amila!
So many fantastic ideas. I can’t believe Easter is in just a week! Thanks so much for sharing at the #happynowlinkup!
I know, right?!? Time passes so quickly with little ones.
Super cute ideas! I am always trying to find non-candy options for my boys for occasions like these. Thanks for sharing and linking up.
Thank you so much! I’m slacking a bit on this year’s Easter baskets with everything going on right now. Hopefully we will be able to celebrate at least somewhat normally this year!