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Unicorn Easter Basket

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Are you looking for a super cute basket idea for the kids this Easter? Why not create a DIY Unicorn Easter Basket right at home? The kids can wake up to this full of Easter candy and surprises with a few simple supplies!

Or they can join in on the fun and help create this. There are endless options for making, sharing, or creating this lovely basket!

Celebrating Easter with the kids is so much fun, but having a cute Easter basket is necessary! The simple supplies listed below are all that you need!

Well – besides some fun Easter treats and goodies. Once the baskets are done, fill them full of yummies and surprises!

Unicorn Easter Basket

Did I mention that these DIY Easter basket supplies can be bought from The Dollar Store? Talk about a great way to create a unique craft at home cheaply!

While at the store, you can also grab some great treats or fun simple gifts to put inside the basket. All is possible when you’re making an Easter basket like this!

You can even change the color of the flowers and the color of the papers used to create a fun new look and option. Have fun with the process – and make it your own!

What are fun options to put into a kid’s Easter basket?

When delighting little ones with an Easter basket, the trick is to get creative and mix traditional items with surprises.

Alongside the classic chocolate bunnies and egg-shaped candies, consider adding small toys that encourage play, such as bubble wands, spring-themed stickers, or cute plushies. For a fun twist, include interactive activities like coloring books paired with washable markers or DIY craft kits to engage their artistic side.

Don’t forget to sprinkle in some educational items, like picture books or puzzles, making the basket entertaining and enriching. Opting for some healthy snacks among the treats—like granola bars shaped like carrots or fruit pouches—can balance out the sugar rush while still keeping the festive spirit alive.

With each item tailored to the child’s interests, a well-assembled Easter basket can offer a whole garden of joy and activities to excite the little ones!

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Specialty Supplies:

The following ingredients are affiliate links on Amazon because they may be a bit hard to find in your normal store.  I wanted you to be able to see exactly which things we are using.

Reminder, not all supplies in the Simple Easter Basket Craft are linked above, just the ones that may be a bit difficult to find or that you might be unsure of what to look for

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The following hostess items can be found in my party supply closet here at Miller Manor. Simply click the image that interests you – yes, they do contain affiliate links.

Must Have Resources:

When making Unicorn Baskets at home, you really need to have the following Amazon affiliate tools on hand.

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Fun Creative Activities for Kids:

I’m all about thinking of fun activities for kids! You can use my shop’s crafts, activities, printables, or even fun ideas!

Some fun options to use for the kids could be:

Best Crafts and Activities for Kids:

Once you make this Colorful Unicorn Basket, why not plan other fun crafts with the kids? There are so many options – and so little time!

Here are a few of my favorite crafts for various holidays and learning times!

This Zodiac Signs Craft Set is a fun way to ring in the New Year.

Check out these Rooster Crafts and Activities for Kids. They’re so much fun!

The kids will have a blast with this Spider Headband Craft! Check it out!

Teach the kids about the Letter B with this B is for Butterflies Craft!

Gather the simple supplies needed for this Paper Plate Snake Craft!

Find out how easy it can be to make some Educational Thanksgiving Crafts.

Use these Earth Day Activities and Crafts for Kids to learn about the Earth.

How does crafting create fun family memories?

Crafting together as a family is not just an entertaining way to spend an afternoon; it’s a powerful means of building lasting memories and strengthening bonds.

When families engage in crafting, they share a creative process that fosters collaboration, encourages patience, and sparks conversation and laughter. Through the tactile joy of creating something tangible, from painting pottery to knitting scarves, each project becomes a cherished artifact, a reminder of time spent and love shared.

These crafting sessions, brimming with focused activity and light-hearted moments, become memories fondly recounted at future family gatherings, reinforcing the tapestry of family history with every stitch and brushstroke.

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The following homeschool picks of mine can be found in my shop. Simply click the image that interests you!

More Easter Activities

Unicorn Easter Basket

Unicorn Easter Basket

Yield: 1
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Difficulty: Easy
Estimated Cost: Under $10

This Unicorn Easter Basket is a great craft for all to make! Have fun for the creative process!


  • White Easter Basket
  • Black Sharpie
  • Fake Colorful Flowers
  • Pink and White Foam Paper
  • Sparkly Gold Foam Paper
  • Easter Grass & Candy


  • Super Glue
  • Scissors


  1. Take your gold sparkly foam paper and cut out a unicorn horn. You can make it a bit larger, just in case you need to cut it down to make it fit the basket better at a later point in time.
  2. Grab the white foam and cut out two ears. Then grab the pink foam and cut out the middle portion of the ears.
  3. Once you make the ear sections cut, glue them together to make the ears.
  4. Glue the flowers to the rim of the basket with the super glue.
  5. Next, glue the horn onto the basket and then glue the ears.
  6. Draw on the eyes with the marker. (practice first on paper)
  7. Once the eyes are drawn, then draw the eyelashes.
  8. Fill the basket full of goodies!

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