I go back and forth on Easter baskets. Sometimes we do something fun in there, and other times it is mostly just candy! If I do purchase anything, I like it to be useful, and it is kind of fun to surprise them with a few spring or summer essentials. Here are some ideas if you are putting together a basket for a teen boy this year! By no means should it feel like Christmas, but if you need a few ideas to mix things up, I have you covered!




Swim Suit

We bought this one last year in plain black, and the 7″ inseam is perfect if your boys like a little shorter short. We also loved the $19 price tag and all the color options. ($19). If your son is a little shorter or if he likes his swimsuits a little shorter, this one is a great option HERE.


Everyone needs a new pair of sunglasses at the beginning of the season. These are classic and are 2 for $17. ($8 each)

Los Angeles Dodgers New Era 59FIFTY Fitted Hat - Black

Fitted Hat

Hats are a fun thing to add to an Easter basket or you can use it AS the Easter basket! Choose a favorite college or pro team. If they don’t have a team, you can grab a more generic but still cute had HERE.

Nike Benassi JDI Men's Slides



Nike slides work for just about any boy. Easy to slip on and off for practices or pool time fun. ($18)

Flip Flops

Another item that never seems to make it through an extra year. These flip flops are cute and and easy to wear. ($17)

52 Modern Manners for Teens Book

If you don’t already have this book, it would make the PERFECT Easter gift for your teens. It is a stand up, displayable book with the best advice and conversation starters for teens and their parents. You will love it! ($18)


Hooded Beach Towel

If you have a water lover, he will be thrilled about this hooded beach towel. The perfect cover up for sunny days on the lake, at the beach or by the pool. ($35)


SPF Lip Balm

Every boy needs to take care of his lips in the summer, and this lip balm smells great AND has SPF. The perfect thing to throw in an Easter basket. ($4)


I LOVE these socks for a spiritual boost! Where you would see the sock is just a fun design, but then on the top is a scripture story, character or thought. They also have country and state socks that are darling too! ($10-$16)



These are awesome for your favorite scripture studier! ($20)

Magnetic Sculpture Building Pen

If you have a fidgeter or a creative brain, he will love this sculpture building pen. A fun, creative surprise in an Easter basket ($22)

Marble Maze

Coogam Metal Wire Puzzle Set of 16 with Pouch


My 14 year old just finished this book and loved it. It is beautiful doctrine, delivered on a teen level. The perfect gift for a meaningful Easter basket. ($16)

CTR Ring

We love this ring to remind our kids to Choose the Right! A great Easter option. ($18)

Men's God Is Greater Than The Highs And Lows Ring 6MM Stainless Steel Christian God Specific Symbols Band Male Jewelry|Rings| - AliExpress


If I could only put one thing in their basket, I would put this ring in there. The message is, “God is greater than the highs and lows.” I love that added spiritual boost for Easter. Comes in black, gold or silver. ($15)


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St. Christopher Necklace 

St. Christopher is the patron saint of travelers, so if you have an adventure lover, this is perfect for his basket. This necklace has been worn and loved by both my boys. If you have a kiddo who likes a little bling, this one is a good one. ($30)


Who doesn’t want this cool stress ball as part of their life? A really cheap, fun addition to an Easter basket. ($7)

Ball Pump 

With spring sport starting up, an extra ball pump is always a good idea. A nice, practical item between all the candy! ($9)


New Tie

We are so in love with Tough Ties at our house! They are super stylish, fun, affordable and WASHABLE. I can’t wait to grab a new spring one for each boy for Easter. They come in little boy sizes too! Use THIS link and get 20% off!

AirPod Pro Case

A good case for your headphones is always a great thing to have and this useful gift is under $10.


6 ft USB C to Lightning Cable

Hooray for an extra charger in the house, right? ($17)


Stance Socks

All boys love a good pair of nice socks! These are perfect for an Easter basket! (3 pair for $30)


Hakuna Matata Anklet 1


Pura Vida Bracelet 

These bracelets have all kinds of options. Some a meaningful and some a just fun. A perfect small item for a basket. ($7)

Phone Stand

If you have a kiddo who watches games on his phone more often than on a screen, this little phone stand is super helpful!

Car Fresheners

If you have a driver in your home, these are always a win! They come in a pack of 12 with a variety of flavors. Kind of a fun surprise! ($15)

Fly Zapper 

I think this makes a funny, useful item behind an Easter basket. What boy doesn’t love to kill bugs? ($20) if you prefer a rechargeable one grab it HERE.

Bunch O Balloons

Best water balloons ever. If you have more than one child, you can buy the full pack and split them between Easter baskets. What boy doesn’t love a good water balloon fight? ($37)


SplatRball  Rechargeable Battery Powered Water Bead Gel Ball Blaster Kit

Endless fun with this water bead gel gun. ($99)

Paint By Number Kit

If you have a little artist, these are so cool. They allow you to paint like a professional with no experience necessary. ($12)

Diamond Painting

We got a few small diamond painting kits over Christmas and my boys thoroughly enjoyed it. This one is a larger, bigger project, but if you have a boy who has a lot of concentration or awesome artistic ability, this would make a great Easter basket item. ($11)


Another great idea for an outdoor lover.  ($13)


Iron Flask

I know the Hydroflask is all the rage, but the Iron Flask is half the price with 3 different lids. I love the idea of my kids happily toting around a water bottle so this would be great and useful in an Easter basket. ($26)


I hope this gives you a few fun ideas for Easter this year! If you want to see other ideas and gift lists, click HERE! If you have other great ideas, please add them to the comments!


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