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30+ Exciting Easter Basket Ideas For Tweens (9 To 12-Year-Olds)

a plate of easter treats

Do you love the tradition of your child leaving out an Easter basket to be filled with goodies?

As children get older, there’s a lot more fun and creativity you can add to their Easter baskets.

Even though they may already know the Easter Bunny doesn’t exist, it is still fun to celebrate the holiday together and keep the traditions alive.

These Easter basket ideas for tweens and premade Easter baskets are great gift ideas that they can enjoy throughout the year and get some enjoyment out of. Of course, throwing a few extra pieces of their favorite candy or chocolate in there won’t hurt!

Pre-filled Easter Basket Ideas for Tweens

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Filled Easter Basket for Girls

Full of items that tween girls can use and enjoy for months to come, this Easter basket comes prefilled with beauty items, candy, and other goodies that your maturing tween girl will love.

She will love her day of pampering and the candy included in the box for a sweet treat.

Tween Boy Gift Box

If your tween boy is too cool for cute little Easter bunnies and all things pastel, go with a neutral boys’ gift box full of favorite tween toys, from gaming gifts to small sweet treats.

A good substitute for a traditional Easter basket while still making them feel included in the Easter fun and gifting tradition.

Queen of Crafts Easter Basket

Basket of Easter girl crafty gifts from Etsy

The perfect gift for a crafty tween, several creative kits, and art supplies are included in this festive pre-made Easter basket with a feminine theme by BeyondBookmarks.

DIY Easter Gift Baskets for Tweens

If you’d rather put together a few Easter and spring-themed ideas of your own and create your own fun non-candy Easter basket ideas to please your tween, these are the best gifts to include:

Fun Easter Egg Fillers

easter egg fillers, fun wooden discs with rewards inside easter eggs

A fun and exciting Easter egg filler suitable to your pre-teen. Instead of finding a little chocolate or toy, a special treat or reward awaits inside each egg (or will they get a chore instead?)

These can be great for either tween Easter baskets or hiding in a tween scavenger hunt.

Mood Change Eggs

color change mood eggs from etsy

A fun and novelty change from chocolate Easter eggs your tween is bound to love. These color-change eggs are a great idea to brighten up their Easter.

They can change to 5 different colors based on the heat in your child’s hands. Wonderfully gift box presented too by Mommysmuddleddeddesigns, these are the ideal tween Easter gift for growing kids looking to change things up.

Cozy Cute Bunny Slippers

What could be cuter in your tween girl’s Easter basket than these fluffy bunny slippers? Practical too! A gorgeous Easter-themed gift they can keep using year-round.

The Great Big Easter Activity Book

Is your tween a puzzle fan? Packed full of coloring pages, mazes, sudoku, and challenging puzzles, this is a greater non-sugar Easter basket filler for older kids up for the mental challenge.

Bunny Booty Cotton Candy

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There’s something special in that bunny’s rabbit hole! It’s a sweet stockpile of fluffy, blue cotton candy! If you’re looking for fun ideas, this makes a great candy gift for children of all ages!

Would You Rather for Kids Easter Edition

Jokes are fun no matter what age you are and if you have a jokester tween in the family, this Would You Rather book will make a great gift.

The jokes and questions are Easter-themed, making it the perfect addition to their Easter basket.

Easter Mazes Book

Perfect for your older tweens and tweens, this challenging maze book would make the ideal non-candy Easter basket idea for a tween whose into puzzles. Over 150 entertaining puzzles with three different levels of challenge!

Easter Eggs Toy Dinosaur Cars

Suitable for your younger kids and new tween boys who still love their plastic knick-knacks. These Easter eggs are pre-filled with pullback car dinosaur eggs you can hide around the yard or in their Easter basket for a surprise your kids will love!

Nail Polish

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A cute and colorful idea for tweens, these nail polishes in festive pastel colors for Spring make great Easter basket fillers for tween girls, ideal for matching their Easter outfits.

Flower Pendant Necklace

Available with various colored stones, we love the spring vibes from this cute piece of girls’ jewelry. Your maturing tween girl will love getting this flower-shaped pendant necklace in her Easter gift basket, or they’re perfectly sized to slip in as an Easter egg filler too.

Easter Bath Bombs

easter bunny bath bombs

These cute little bunny-shaped bath bombs can be the perfect addition to a tween girl’s Easter basket.

Beautifully colored and scented, they make a wonderful sweet festive treat without the dental bills!

LEGO Easter Bunny

Little LEGO fans will absolutely love creating this miniature LEGO Easter bunny. The perfect Easter basket gift for a creative tween.

Easter String Art Kit

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If your tween thinks they’re getting too old for basic egg decorating at Easter, then it’s time to introduce them to some more intricate crafts like string art.

This Easter craft kit is aimed at kids 8 years + and includes all the materials they need to make a cute bunny house.

SpaLife Spring Facial Mask

These cute little spring-themed facial masks make the perfect Easter basket filler for a tween girl. Cute and practical, you get 9 in a set of face masks to gift together or individually to fill a basket for your tween.

Easter Bunny T-shirt

A trendy shirt your tween can wear even after Easter; this cute bunny shirt will be a fun addition to a tween girls’ Easter basket this year.

Easter Tattoos

An easy and inexpensive Easter basket stuffer, this packet of 100 temporary tattoos can even glow in the dark, perfect for either tween boys or girls.

Peeps Lip Balms

Peeps are a staple of Easter, but if you want to stay away from the sweets or your tween doesn’t like Peep candy, slide this lip gloss set into their Easter baskets for extra tasty fun.

Easter Fidgets

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Soft and squishy fun, these fidget Easter eggs could be just the fun Easter gifts for your tween instead of filling them with chocolate.

Easter Basket Stuffers

If you’ve got lots of DIY Easter baskets to fill for all your family and friends, then it’s best to bulk-buy a pack of fun toys and basket stuffers.

Fidgets are all the rage with tweens just now, so these Easter-themed sensory toys are sure to go down a treat.

Easter Slime Eggs

They really will think of anything these days! Perhaps a little more pleasant than cleaning up rotten eggs, these Easter eggs are completely filled with slime, eww!

Your typical tween will no doubt love these textural toys filled with metallic slimes as an Easter basket gift.

Bunny Bracelets Cute Rabbit Charm Bracelets

A great gift for your tween girl who still enjoys embracing her cute and pretty side, these simple and sweet silver Easter charm bracelets can be personalized with your choice of letter and color.

Coming in a beautiful gift box with a card, they’re nickel-free, lead-free, and cadmium-free. A great non-chocolate Easter gift for girls.

Bunny Snot Fidget Putty

Yep, you can tell we’re boy moms here at Tween Parent!

Our tween boys find anything like snot simply hilarious, even if it is merely Thinking Putty by another name! This will keep your tween boy happy and giggling away when he discovers it in his Easter basket.

Easter Sugar Scrub

easter body scrub - etsy

A cute and colorful change from your usual Easter basket filler, these natural body scrubs come in lavender, lemon, and cherry almond and several appealing pastel colors perfect for a tween girl Easter gift – by Sassygirlboutique

Some Bunny Loves You Easter Candle

Easter candle -etsy

An adorable Easter gift idea for your tween girl, this vegan-friendly soy candle by Etsy seller WaxonFire comes in a variety of sizes and scents to suit your tween’s tastes.

Easter Basket Mad Libs

Mad Lib fans will love this fun Easter edition of their favorite word game. Ideal for your tween age group, there are 21 fill-in-the-blank sheets to complete for an eggsellent non-candy Easter treat.

Easter Bunny Money

easter bunny money cash and gift card holder - etsy

If the inspiration simply isn’t coming, or you’re afraid of picking the wrong sort of gift for a choosy tween, you really can’t go wrong with Bunny Money from CozyCabinRI!

A cute and creative way of gifting your tween a little bit of cash or gift cards to choose their own Easter gift – or add it to their savings!

Easter Treasure Hunt For Older Kids

treause hunt easter clues for older kids from Etsy

When simple Easter egg hunts have become far too easy, you need some more creative and thought-provoking treasure hunt clues to lead your tween to their Easter basket surprise.

This wonderful printable kit from Etsy seller RiverbridgeDesigns is a great way to take the hard work out of planning a fun Treasure Hunt, ideal for big kids

Easter Coupon

Easter gift coupon from Etsy

Need a tween Easter gift idea in a hurry? Try these cool printable gift coupons from the BloggingGiftShop on Etsy.

The great thing is you can download and print straight away, no waiting for things to arrive in the mail. This is the perfect little added extra for a tween Easter basket to gift to your heart’s desire – and budget in a fun way!

Easter Gift Card

All out of other ideas for Easter? Adding an Amazon gift card to your tween’s Easter gift basket will allow them to spend the money you’d otherwise gift them on something they really want.

Look out for special Easter-themed gift vouchers!

More Easter Ideas for Tweens

Don’t forget to head over to our Easter craft ideas for tweens, and we also have a great guide here to all the fun activities to keep your older kids involved in the Easter fun, even if they think they’re too cool for egg hunts!

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