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Ideas for Easter gifts: delight your family and friends with unique Easter crafts

Easter gifts are not just for kids. From springtime decorations to sweet treats, there are many Easter gifts for adults that you can’t go wrong with. If you want to do some DIY for your loved ones, we have the perfect Easter gift ideas for you.

Ideas for Easter gifts can be exciting and elegant

Arrange the gifts in a pretty gift box or Easter basket and give them to your loved ones. They are sure to be a hit.

What can you give as a gift for Easter?

DIY Easter gifts use imagination and creativity

Although you could actually stay true to tradition and give your loved ones a classic Easter basket filled to the top with goodies, a surefire way to please everyone on Easter Sunday is to give something different.

Ideas for Easter gifts - crafts for small and large

Surely DIY Easter gifts would be the most interesting and exciting, firstly because you make them yourself, using your imagination and creativity, and secondly because they are unique and would surely be a pleasant surprise for your loved ones.

Prepare edible Easter basket for young and old.

Edible Easter basket as one of the best ideas for Easter gifts


Why not expand your Easter basket ideas with a completely edible spring craft that you can make with your kids? With soft, springtime pastel colors and marshmallow shapes to fill the basket, even the Easter Bunny will be thrilled with you.

Ingredients for the basket:

Cooking spray
6 tablespoons unsalted butter
50 mini marshmallows
150 grams of crispy puffed rice
340 grams of dark chocolate chips
90 cm floral wire

For the eggs:

6 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided
300 grams of puffed rice, divided
40 marshmallow chicks and bunnies, assorted colors
Edible grass
Marshmallow chicks and bunnies for serving

Preparation:

  • Spray the inside of a medium bowl with cooking spray and pour in the cereal mixture.
  • Press the cereal mixture into the bottom and up the sides of the bowl and let set for 24 hours.
  • Slide a spatula all around the bowl to loosen it.
  • Melt 340 grams of chocolate in the microwave on high.
  • Spoon into the cereal bowl and use a pastry brush to spread the chocolate on the bottom and sides.

Edible Easter gifts are suitable for the whole family

  • On a piece of floral wire about 1 m long, alternately string 6 marshmallow bunnies and jelly beans on one side. Repeat the process on the other side of the wire, leaving about 15 cm of space in the middle.
  • Carefully push the empty ends of the wire straight down through the rim of the rice bowl, creating an inverted u-shaped handle for the basket.
  • Fill the plastic Easter eggs with the cereal mixture and allow them to set.
  • Coat the outside of the eggs with the cereal mixture so that it only covers about 3/4 of the eggs, and let set.
  • Once completely set, remove the filled eggs from the mold and scoop the eggs out of the cereal mixture.
  • Fill the hollow eggs with marshmallow chicks and bunnies.
  • Add edible grass to basket and place eggs on grass.
  • Wrap ribbon around the open wire and tie a bow.

DIY ideas for Easter gifts: painted Easter bags for the whole family.

Decorate Easter bags with textile dyes yourself


You can buy plain textile bags and paint an Easter bunny on it with textile paints, as well as write the name of the loved one you are giving it to. Everyone would love and enjoy using such a bag.

Homemade Easter bunny figures with sweets

Ideas for Easter gifts - Easter candy is popular with everyone

Easter gifts for kids are usually associated with candy.

  • Draw and cut out a bunny shape from colorful cardboard.
  • Fill a small clear plastic cup with colorful candy.
  • Using a glue gun, apply hot glue to the rim of the cup.
  • Place the front of the bunny on the cup and let dry.
  • Once the glue has dried, flip the cup over to reveal the cute bunny mug.

Personalized Easter cutting board for any housewife.

Wooden board is a unique gift for any housewife on Easter

Easter gifts for adults can be both pretty and useful. Take a cutting board and engrave an Easter bunny with a branding iron. Add an Easter message or the name of the loved one you are giving it to. It would be a wonderful surprise for mom and grandma, or any housewife for that matter.

Creative ideas for Easter gifts – make hand puppets together with children.

Hand puppets are an exciting Easter gift for children

If the whole family celebrates Easter, the kids will surely enjoy making a puppet show for everyone. Hand puppets can be an exciting Easter gift that you can make together with the kids.

Materials:

medium sized pom-poms
small wiggle eyes
pipe cleaners
foam
hot glue
Scissors

  • Wrap the pipe cleaner around your finger first.
  • Form the end into a circle by tucking it under the last loop.
  • Glue a pompom to the top with hot glue.
  • The last step is the decoration. Glue the wiggle eyes on first and then add the details.
  • And that’s it! Now you can put on your own puppet show!

Delicious ideas for Easter gifts: carrot Easter candies.

DIY packaging for Easter candy craft

They are very easy to make, all you need is some tissue paper and cardstock.

Materials:

Orange cardboard
Scissors
Double sided tape or glue
Green tissue paper
Candies (e.g. truffles, packaged separately)
Ruler

Instructions:

  • For the triangle you will need three strips of the orange cardstock. The first piece is 18 cm by 3 cm and is folded at 5 cm, 13 cm and 15 cm, this is the base strip.
  • The second piece is 18 cm by 3 cm and is folded every 3 cm to accommodate the three candies and the last piece is 10 cm by 3 cm and is folded every two centimeters.
  • Fold the smallest piece to create a triangle that can hold a single candy. Use either glue or double-sided tape to hold them together.
  • For the top of the carrot, fold a green tissue paper into a square, creating a few layers in the process.
  • After the glue dries, you can loosen up the tissue paper and pull the layers apart.

No Easter without Easter cookies

Bake Easter gifts for kids and adults and delight family

And last but not least, Easter cookies. You can decorate them according to your taste and put them in an Easter basket. Both children and adults will love them. And here you can learn how to wrap the Easter gifts.

Bake Easter candy and put it in an Easter basket