11 Best Easter Basket Ideas for Teenagers

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Bunny-Themed Eyeshadow Palette
Photo: Courtesy of Revolution Beauty

Easter morning is synonymous with waking up to a basket filled with treats and egg hunts. All of this is fun for young boys and girls, but what about the teenagers in your family? As the kids get older, it becomes harder to come up with clever ideas. They may have outgrown kid-size candy, stuffed bunnies, and toys, but there's no denying that the teen in your life will be excited about an Easter basket full of beauty products, sophisticated sweets, or school supplies.

Whether your teen is an aspiring artist, style maven, diligent student, or all of the above, consider this your all-in-one guide to filling a basket with on-the-trend treats and sweets. After all, who doesn't love to wake up to a surprise on Sunday morning?

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Bunny Notebook

notebook with bunnies and birds
Courtesy of Staples

Take note: A stylish notebook might actually get your teen to take studying seriously.

Shop Now: Martha Stewart Mini Bunny Deluxe One Subject Notebook in Mint, $7.29, staples.com.

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Lip Balm

bunny lip balm pack
Courtesy of Ulta

They'll love applying an adorable moisturizing lip balm throughout the day. Plus, it'll look perfectly festive and trendy tucked in an Easter basket.

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Salt Water Taffy

Mike Krautter

How old is too old for candy? That's a trick question: We all know there's no age limit. An artisanal candy in sophisticated flavors will give your teen a reason to indulge like a kid.

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Nail Polish

manicured hand holding peony colored nail polish
Courtesy of JINsoon

Polish off a basket with a small collection of these nail varnishes. Choose from a range of creamy spring colors; each one is vegan-friendly and high-gloss to last all day (and through all that texting).

Shop Now: JINsoon "Coral Peony" Nail Lacquer, $18, jinsoon.com.

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AirPods Case

floral airpod case
Courtesy of Rifle Paper Co.

Easter's spring timing means plenty of fresh blooms popping up around the garden, and in presents. The floral motif of this AirPods case will have her feeling hip and stylish.

Shop Now: Rifle Paper Co. "Clear Strawberry Fields" AirPods Case, $25, riflepaperco.com.

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Bunny-Themed Eyeshadow Palette

Bunny-Themed Eyeshadow Palette
Courtesy of Revolution Beauty

Your teen will love recreating the latest eyeshadow trends with this Easter-themed palette. It'll look right at home in a basket for the holiday.

Shop Now: Revolution Beauty "I Heart Bunny Fluffy" Shadow Palette, $8, revolutionbeauty.com.

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Phone Case

phone case with bunnies and birds
Courtesy of Society 6

They'll hop with joy when they see a new iPhone case in their basket. An adorable bunny pattern embodies Easter, while subtle tones mean they can use it year-round.

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Candy Mice

Mike Krautter

Trade in your teen's chocolate bunny for more artful bites. These charming chocolate mice have toasted almond ears and silky tails, and the white chocolate exterior coats a dark chocolate ganache.

Shop Now: Burdick Chocolate Mice, $38 for nine, burdickchocolate.com.

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orange and white swirl lollipop
Courtesy of Hammond's Candies

For a pop of color (and a hint of sweetness), add lollipops in whirly-swirly designs to the basket. Each sweet is handmade with all-natural ingredients in a factory based in Denver, Colorado.

Shop Now: Hammond's Organic Orange Lollipop Bundles, $21 for six, hammondscandies.com.

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Toner Mist

bunny toner mist
Courtesy of Verishop

Even if they're too old for stuffed animals, they'll "ooh" and "ahh" over a face mist that'll make their skin feel snuggly soft.

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Spot Treatment

yellow container with star pimple patches
Courtesy of Starface

Teens (and some adults!) often suffer from acne, or at the very least the occasional pimple. These trendy patches help absorb fluid, shield spots from outside bacteria, and more.

Shop Now: Starface "Hydro-Stars" Pimple Patches, $14.99, starface.com.

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