Once the Christmas and New Year holidays are over, it's time to start preparing for Valentine's Day and Easter celebrations just around the corner. While Valentine's Day can be taken care of with some chocolates, macarons, and a nice dinner, Easter might require a bit more planning. There is a lot to do when planning for the Easter holiday, from church services and family dinners to egg decorating and egg hunts. Additionally, you can't forget about one of the springtime holiday's most endearing traditions, the Easter basket. Easter gift baskets are something that children and adults alike look forward to every year.
Filling Easter baskets with chocolate bunnies, marshmallow treats, and jelly beans is fairly standard practice during the holiday. A gift basket might even include small cakes and other desserts such as macarons in many cases. However, many other fun basket ideas can go beyond candy, sweets, and desserts. You might consider special themes or activities that can elevate the basket.
From traditional baskets for the kids to deluxe-themed baskets for adults, there are seemingly endless possibilities for Easter gift baskets. This year, why not try to change things up, or reinvent the gift basket entirely to make Easter morning more exciting and special with our delicious range of macarons. Let's take a look at some creative gift basket ideas for Easter.
Non-Traditional Easter Baskets
On Easter Sunday, most people are more concerned about the things tucked away in their basket rather than the basket itself. While it may be hard to compete with jelly beans and traditional chocolate bunnies, there are a few ideas to reinvent the Easter basket. A non-traditional container can serve as a creative gift basket. For example, you can go beyond the traditional Easter basket with a pair of cute rubber rain boots for your kids. You could take each boot and stuff them just like you would any other basket. You can also try and change up the things you put into the gift baskets and fill them with colorful macarons!
For your teens, you might use a make-up bag, purse, bookbag, or even new tennis shoes. If you create grown-up Easter baskets, you might use large flower pots, planters, or designer baskets. Additionally, you might reimagine the Easter basket into an edible container. Imagine a basket made out of a Rice Krispies treat with a handle made of wire and different colored peeps. You could think even further out of the box and create gingerbread house-style baskets with different cookies and macarons. Changing up the idea of the basket is a great way to add some creativity to your Easter celebrations this year.
Themed Easter Baskets
While the idea of a themed Easter Basket is not revolutionary, you can make this year special by designing a basket around hobbies or interests. Your kids might enjoy a Disney or Fortnite-themed basket, for example. You can add toys, activities, or merchandise to elevate the basket. You can design a technology-focused basket with new air pods for your teens. Suppose you want to create a French-inspired macaron box for an adult. Our French Mix Inspired Macaron Boxes include many different flavors of french macarons with various fillings that you can combine with delicious desserts and soft croissants. You could even include a crepe mix in your Easter basket. Another idea would be to create a basket themed around macaron flavors or specific scents like vanilla. Creating themed baskets can add a different layer of fun to your Easter traditions.
Easter Basket Scavenger Hunt
While egg hunts are a favorite Easter tradition, you could start the fun with a macaron scavenger hunt earlier in the morning. You could place various macaron flavors around the house and clues with each one and send the kids looking for their Easter baskets. If you want to adapt this for an adult in your life, you could place the macarons next to mini wine bottles along with clues. An Easter basket scavenger hunt could add a special event to holiday celebrations.
Changin up your Easter basket traditions with delicious macarons can bring a special touch to your holiday celebrations. Try to think beyond the usual baskets, treats, toys, and desserts for your kids. For adults, you can look around for an online French bakery or other specialty shops near you to find the best french macarons and other desserts to elevate your non-traditional or traditionally-themed Easter baskets.