Christian Easter Basket Ideas


Waking up to find a basket filled with goodies is an exciting way for a child to begin celebrating Easter day. Though often filled with plastic eggs stuffed with pastel-colored candies and giant chocolate bunnies, Easter baskets also provide the opportunity for parents to remind their children of the sacrifices of Jesus. Fill a basket with Christian-themed items this Easter to celebrate new life.

Stuffed Animals

  • Place a cuddly white lamb in the center of the basket to represent Jesus' sacrifice for humankind. Tie a pastel-colored ribbon around the lamb's neck as an accent. Pin a Bible verse about lambs to the ribbon to remind the recipient of Jesus' sacrifice, such as John 1:29.


  • Fill brightly colored plastic Easter eggs with reminders of the reason for the season. Print off Bible verses such as those suggested by Easy Fun School (see Resources). Pair a Bible verse with a small token that symbolizes the message of the verse. Place a vial of a perfume or cologne sample, for example, in an egg with verses John 12:2-8, in which Mary rubs fragrant oil into Jesus' feet.


  • Include a religious-themed book about the Easter story in the basket. Opt for a baby's first Bible for a child's first Easter. Select an activity book for older children with Easter-themed crossword puzzles or Bible quizzes.

Chocolate Coins

  • Complete the Easter basket with chocolate coins wrapped in gold foil. Pin a note to the bag with the suggestion that the chocolate coins represent the treasure that awaits believers in heaven. Add pastel-colored jelly beans or a small chocolate bunny as a reminder of the new life that awaits those who follow Jesus.

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