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Beach Easter Basket Ideas

Easter baskets are a long-standing tradition for people who celebrate Easter. Much like this long-standing tradition, the Amish have made woven baskets for over a century. 

Passing the skill down from generation to generation, the baskets are made from a variety of materials and treated to ensure they are durable enough to last a lifetime. 

If you’re looking for the perfect reusable Easter basket ideas, look no further. 

After putting it to the test, we found that the quality of the Amish woven basket is unparalleled and would undoubtedly be useful for many occasions to come. 

Below, we’ll dive more into what beach baskets are and some of the ideas we have for how to create the perfect beach Easter basket for you.

What this article covers:

What Is a Beach Easter Basket?

Beach Easter baskets are designed to be used on the beach to celebrate Easter and usher in the summer season. They’re usually filled with items you’d use at the beach as well as Easter-themed items like Easter eggs or hot cross buns. 

Benefits of a Beach Easter Basket

Drawing from our experience, the main benefits of a beach Easter basket are its reusability and the freedom to put it together with items that will suit your lifestyle and needs.

Whether for a vacation at the beach, just a beach day, an Easter beach basket for a girlfriend, or an Easter beach basket for a tween boy, the possibilities are endless. 

Beach-Themed Items for an Easter Basket

Based on our observations, it's recommended to start filling your basket with the basic items you’d use on the beach, such as towels and sunscreen. You can then move on to food and drink items and something for entertainment while at the beach. 

Beach Towel

We consider a beach towel an essential addition to any Easter beach basket.

Use the towel to dry off after a dip in the ocean or to sit on while enjoying the sunshine.

Beach Bucket

A beach bucket will ensure many hours of fun on the beach, whether it be collecting beach treasures or transporting sand.

Beach Snacks

Everyone wants something to snack on while at the beach.

  • Cheese and crackers 
  • Sandwiches 
  • Nuts 
  • Bottle of wine
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And if you want a non-candy eater adult Easter basket, try these:

  • Yogurt
  • Wholegrain crackers 
  • Fruits and vegetables 

These are perfect infant beach Easter basket ideas or healthy beach Easter basket ideas

Beach Treasures

Collecting beach treasures is a rewarding activity. Below are some treasures you can look for and take home to commemorate your beach day:

  • Seashells
  • Rocks 
  • Coral

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Bucket with Beach Toys

Pack some classic beach toys into your Easter beach basket to guarantee some hours of fun in the sun.

Try these out: 

  • Spade
  • Beach ball
  • Frizbee
  • Volleyball net and ball

Tote with Beach Accessories

Include a tote bag to keep all your smaller beach items together. We strongly recommend that you don’t leave home without:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen 
  • Hat

Tips for Creating the Perfect Easter Basket

To create the perfect Easter basket, make sure you pack the essentials mentioned in the points above. 

A large wicker hamper is perfect for carrying all your items. 

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Personalize the Gift

Depending on who the gift is for, you can customize it to their needs by changing up the items packed in or even the style of your Easter beach basket. 

Heart-shaped baskets are perfect as a cute Easter basket idea for a boyfriend or girlfriend. 

Shop Early for the Best Selection

As the Amish handcraft these baskets, it's always recommended to order early to avoid not being able to purchase the one you need. Especially if you are looking to purchase a basket with personalized specifications. 

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A beach basket might just be the missing piece you never knew you needed to guarantee a blissful Easter outing. 

Our range of baskets and the ability to personalize them allow you to create the perfect basket for your needs. Our baskets are made to last, so you can make your Easter beach day a tradition for generations to come. 

Visit Amish Baskets to find the perfect Easter basket for your needs!

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