DIY Christmas Gift Basket Ideas

Sometimes bundling a few things together can take a good gift to the next level. These are some of my favorite DIY Christmas Gift Basket Ideas that I turn to time and time again.


DIY Christmas Gift Basket Idea #1: Movies and Manners

52 Modern Manners for Kids

This is the book every family needs and the gift that keeps on giving. It’s a stand up, flip book and offers 52 Modern Manners (social, emotional, physical, and relational) to work on each week along with the “why” behind each manner and role play practice. This is the one book every family needs in their home! Also makes a great family gift! ($22)

Scratch off Kids’ Movies Poster

This has a selection of the best movies of all time, taking into account several authoritative ratings. Each movie is marked with a colorful painted icon. Scratch one off and watch it together each Friday night, after your manner! ($30)

Microwave Popcorn Popper

This popcorn maker is easy to use, easy to clean and easy to store and since it’s silicone, it’s virtually indestructible. It’s also dishwasher safe.  ($17)

Black Jewell Gourmet Popcorn Kernels

Let’s be honest, no DIY gift basket idea involving movies would be complete without a little popcorn. ($11)

Mini Popcorn Seasoning Variety Pack

Spice up your popcorn with these fun flavors. ($18)


To get the free gift tag for the manners and movies basket, just right click, save, and print. Viola! You’re ready to go!

DIY Christmas Gift Basket Idea #2: Teen Night

52 Modern Manners for Today’s Teens

I may be a bit biased, but I think this is the book that every teenager needs right now! A perfect gift for a teen or the family of a teen. ($21)

52 Modern Manners For Today’s Teens Volume 2 

This stand up flip book is a must for EVERY teen. It helps them understand how to navigate this modern world with confidence. It makes social norms clear, helps give them ideas of how to be a better friend, and shares important online tips. It is every family’s best investment. ($21)

Spikeball Game Set

Spikeball is the perfect indoor/outdoor game. This portable, easy to play ball game will keep your kids occupied all year long while doing something that is crazy fun for the entire family. Great as a lawn or beach game or played in the basement during cold weather ($62). Best for kids 10 and older. ($64)

Bracelet Making Kit

With thousands of clay beads in 20 colors and various charms accessories, the possibilities for creative expression are endless. Let your imagination run wild and create unique pieces that reflect your style. ($10)

Facial Sheet Masks

Even teens need to relax sometimes! A face mask party can really help break the ice between new friends. ($8)

The Meme Game

This game is all the rage for families right now for good reason. It is hilarious, current and can be so funny. You will want to get your hands on this one right away! Check out our favorite family board games for more ideas. ($15)

Doordash Gift Card

Complete this package with a Doordash gift card. Getting snacks delivered always feels fun and fancy!


To get the free gift tag for the teen night basket, just right click, save, and print. Your teen is ready to party!


DIY Christmas Gift Basket Idea #3: Bunch of Bakers


In BAKE, you’ll find 8 chapters of all things sweet: from cookies to bars, tarts to trifles, cupcakes to sheet cakes, and so much more! Courtney is a tried and true expert when it comes to all things baking! ($35)

Let’s Eat Cookies by Maria Lichty

This 232-page hardcover cookbook features nine delectable cookie chapters that include both new recipes and Maria’s tried and true favorites. Additionally, Let’s Eat Cookies includes Maria’s best tips and tricks to create the perfect cookie, her favorite kitchen and baking supplies, and tips for entertaining with cookies and gifting cookies. Every recipe we have tried from this book has been an absolute winner!($40)

The Salted Sweets Cookbook

In this book you’ll find a variety of 44 sweets, some that are even a little healthy-ish. There’s seasonal, simple, and small batch. We have tried multiple recipes from this book and have loved them all! ($40)

Cookie Scoop Set

These scoops can help you get the perfect size for your cookies, muffins, and more. They are game changers in the kitchen. ($18)

Silicone Baking Mat Sheet

Revolutionize baking with these silicone baking mats. This set of 2 mats is great for baking cookies, bread, candy, biscuits, and other baked goods without any plastic aftertaste. ($10)

Milk Chocolate Chips

Just what you need to create those yummy cookies. I love this brand! ($5)


To get the free gift tag for the bunch of bakers basket, just right click, save, and print. Your teen is ready to party!


DIY Christmas Gift Basket Idea #4: Outdoor Adventures


Head Lamp

This is so handy! Perfect for night tag, camping, or even reading at night.  ($21)


Hammocking is all the rage, and these easy to use, store, and hang hammocks are the perfect gift for an outdoor loving teen (or kid, or dad). Hammocks are the perfect place to camp, sleep, read and relax. If you have two trees, you can have your own personal space, and this hammock is a great one ($30).


Mess Kit

This would be perfect for a meal or snack on the go. ($18)

Portable Campfire

Bring the campfire with you anywhere! The Radiate Portable Campfire weighs only 4lbs and is 8″ wide, making it the hassle-free outdoor fire pit you can use wherever life takes you. This is also awesome for emergency preparedness. ($36)

Roasting Sticks

If you prefer to keep your camping tools simple, these colorful and safe roasting sticks would also make great gifts for men and are only $14!

HERSHEY’S S’mores Kit

This s’mores kit has everything you need to create delicious s’mores in one spot! A perfect toppper to a DIY gift basket! ($29)


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DIY Christmas Gift Basket Idea #5: Pickleball Party

Has your area caught onto the Pickleball Craze yet? If not, it’s coming! Such a fun way for the whole family to be active. This set is such great quality and will give you hours of fun!

Paddles Set of 4

If your family or kids are just getting into the game this is a great beginner set to get you going. ($60)

Pickleball Equipment

 If you want something a bit nicer or only need a couple of paddles we love this brand and these are a great option.($80) Grab paddles  balls, and a net and your teen can play just about anywhere!

Franklin Sports Outdoor Pickleballs

These are great balls for playing outside. ($10) If you are playing indoors you can find pickle balls for indoors.

Portable Pickleball Net

Play pickleball anywhere you go with this net! ($185)

Bluetooth Speaker

Complete your this DIY Christmas gift basket idea with some fun music. This ultra-portable, waterproof Bluetooth speaker is small in size but with surprisingly big sound. Clip it on with the built-in carabiner, press play, and make the moment pop. ($40)

Owala Water Bottle

Our favorite water bottle! It keeps water cold for such a long time.  Plus it can take a beating and has a patented freesip spout that is so convenient! Everyone in our family has one. It comes in so many colors too. ($20-$40 depending on size and color)


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DIY Christmas Gift Basket Idea #6: Let’s Stay In

Booked All Weekend

The perfect family puzzle. Puzzlefolk truly has the CUTEST puzzles that are so fun for everyone. ($25)

Throw Blanket

Extra large 50 x 65 inch size accommodates individuals, couples, and families. Just what you need to snuggle up together!  ($20)

Neck Massager with Heat

This wrap around neck massager is so loved! ($40)

Tony’s Chocolonely Chocolate Bar Pack

This has 6 bars of all different kinds of chocolate. A fun way to see what you love and try something new. The perfect addition to all my DIY Christmas gift basket ideas could be chocolate! I love this brand. ($10)

The Original Buddha Board Art Set

The Budda Board is inspired by the Zen idea of living in the moment. This water board painting set uses only water and our classic drawing board as you create beautiful works of art, that fade away, as it dries. Our family loves to keep this out and paint on it all the time. ($36)


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Share Your Ideas

Do you enjoy giving gift baskets? What are your favorite DIY Christmas gift basket ideas?