Today, I wanted to share me and Lisa’s Easter Baskets with you guys! Lisa put hers together a couple years ago! She found her adorable baskets and then ordered a custom vinyl from Janey Mac to put on the front of each vinyl! Look how adorable they are!
I loved them so much, that last year I decided to make some similar for my boys! I found my boys pails at our local TJ Maxx, but they have several options online too – here, here and here! I wanted it very simple – so I just did the first letter of their first name.
I have decided to share the Vector file for the Vinyl Design that I added to my baskets! It would be easy enough to re-create too, but I might as well share it to make it easy for you!
I love the tradition of Easter baskets, but honestly, I always feel like Christmas is still so fresh and my boys really don’t need any new toys and I’m not one to fill their basket full of candy. So, I began keeping a list the weeks leading up to Easter of things that I know they are going to need soon and then that is what I compile their baskets of. I also top it off with a few candies and some peeps! Here are some ideas of a few things that I generally put in my boys baskets:
- Church Outfit
- Church Socks
- New Church Shoes
- Bath Toys/Needs - Color Dots, Bath Crayons, Bubble Bath, Bath Wash
- New Outside Toys – Sidewalk chalk or crayons, playground ball, sandbox/beach toys, bug catching kit
- Swim / Pool toys – Sail Boat, Floaties, Divers, Squirters, Beach Towel
- Bathroom Necessities – Hair gel, toothbrush, toothpaste
- Flip Flops – BEST flippers EVER! Can get wet, hold up to wear and tear, not awful looking!! I even have a few pairs!
- Jammies, T-Shirts, Shorts, Underwear
Also, if you have more then one kid, you can divide up some of the stuff that will be used by everyone! If you get a bigger Sandbox set and a bigger Bug Catching Kit, have the Easter Bunny leave a note on it, saying that it is for the family!