Disney Marvel Easter Basket

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When my kids were growing up, they would awaken early on Easter morning to find huge baskets filled with toys and candy.  I remember trying to coax them away from the goodies while struggling to get them dressed in their new Easter duds and out the door for the special Easter service.

I’ve always preferred creating my own baskets centered around each child’s interests instead of buying the generic, prepackaged varieties.  It’s just more fun, right?

Disney Super Heroes

When the grandkids started arriving (I know, I know, I look MUCH too young for grandkids.  Now’s the time to nod your head in agreement) traditions changed.  Forget the kids, I’ve got grands! 🙂

I began to establish new traditions with my 4 grandsons.  There’s not a girl in sight (so far).  Every spring I get together with my daughter to find the perfect Easter outfits for the boys.  I won’t mention the fact that there’s an entire acre of beautiful Easter dresses for girls and 2 racks of boys stuff.  How many argyle sweaters can one boy have? I always enjoy purchasing their Easter outfits every year, even while their mom is saying, “Mom, you don’t have to do that.”  I always reply, “I know I don’t have to; I want to.”  It’s a fun tradition and there’s just something about Easter Sunday that requires new clothes.

Of course, I don’t stop with the new clothing. Last Easter I created an Easter Candy Buffet complete with scoops and bags.  Watching those boys eyes light up as they crammed as much candy as possible into their bags confirmed that I had won the Nana of the year award.

This time I decided to go a completely different route and not overload them with candy.  Their dentist will thank me! Plus, they’ll receive plenty from parties and their parents.  So, I headed to Walmart to do a little Easter hunting of my own and hit the jackpot.

Marvel Easter Basket

When I spotted Disney’s line of Marvel Super-Heroes, I knew that I would, once again, be crowned the best Nana ever.  The boys are Marvel fanatics!

Disney Marvel Easter Basket

The boys are going to love their Disney Marvel Easter baskets filled with all of their favorite Marvel characters. I’m crazy about the bright colors and ease in creating these fun baskets and can barely wait to see the gleam in their eyes.  And they won’t miss the overload of candy at all.

Helpful Hint:  When putting together a basket, make sure the items are different heights and sizes. Notice the Easter grass is a contrasting color.  Also, don’t be afraid to think outside the box when it comes to the actual basket.

Isn’t this Marvel pencil box the cutest?  My youngest grand loves to carry around little cases, so this is going to serve as his “basket” from me.

Disney Marvel Easter Basket

My 3-year-old grandson made me smile a few days ago when I was driving him home from a sleepover at my house and he said, “Nana, I wish you lived with us.”  Ahhh. Family traditions, including Easter, are the BEST traditions.

Disney Marvel Easter Basket

What are some of your Easter traditions? 




About Alli

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  1. Thanks for the ideas! I’ve been struggling this year trying to figure out if I am going to do a Easter basket for Pookah and if so, what will I put in it!?

  2. Robin (Masshole Mommy) says

    That is such a cute idea. I have two little boys, who are ALL ABOUT Marvel superheroes, so a basket like this would go over big!

  3. Oh, yes there are so many more selections in the girls department than the boys! We used to dress our Grands for Easter also, until there got to be so many of them! Now we just spoil them at random times throughout the year.
    How sweet that he wanted you to come live with them 🙂 They are so precious!
    Making Easter baskets for the children has always been so much fun. Our grandson’s would love the Marvel ideas also.

    • We can’t help but spoil them, right? I don’t dare make their Easter baskets look the least bit girly. I have to make sure everything I get them is all boy, because they certainly are. 🙂

  4. You are such an amazing grandmother! They are absolutely going to love their Marvel baskets! (and I agree – Easter sunday demands new clothes!)

    • I don’t know if it’s a southern thing, but I’ve always had to have a new outfit and shoes for Easter. Maybe it’s just an excuse to go shopping. We had a time trying to find the boys something they didn’t already own for Easter this year. Even our favorite boutiques were a big disappointment.

  5. These are great baskets for any Marvel fan. I love that you made sure to get a little something with every hero on it.

    • Wow, you noticed the details. I’m usually the only one who cares about the details when it comes to the boys. 🙂 They just want to play with their new goodies.

  6. I love these baskets and you can still make them your own. I know my daughter wants a Frozen basket so we are looking for those but she will make do because she loves any and all characters from Marvel to Disney to Nick and everything in between.

  7. I bet your grandsons are in heaven when they see these!!!
    I love that they want you to move in with them! Cute!

    • The youngest said I could have my own bedroom, but the middle child said I could have one couch and Poppy could have the other. 🙂

  8. These are so adorable! I know my Hampton would love the Ninja Turtle basket! I love your “helpful hint” of buying things of different heights to make the basket look better. 🙂

  9. Awesome ideas for Easter! Your grandsons are going to love their Easter baskets! I love your idea of looking for non-Easter items in place of an Easter basket!

    • I think the youngest will love that pencil case. They all have nice baskets with their names on them (a gift from me several years ago) so these are kinda add ons and they can store things in the buckets once Easter is over.

  10. They’re going to love them! You’re the best Nana!

  11. Our ten year old thinks he is so cool now but he is totally young enough to LOVE these Easter basket ideas! Thanks so much, Alli!

    Pinning and sharing!

    • I totally know what you mean, Ashley. My oldest grand is 10 (where did the time go?) and he thinks he’s too cool for lots of things, but he’ll like these, for sure.

  12. If you knew how fun grand kids are, you would have started with them, right ;). You are so blessed to be able to invest in your grandsons life. They will never forget. Blessings to your family!

  13. What cute Easter basket idea. I know my grandkids would love getting Disney Marvel Easter baskets. I’ll have to see what they have around here that I could work with.

  14. CourtneyLynne says

    omg! What a cute easter basket!!! I have a girl so it wouldn’t exactly work for her, but I know plenty of little boys who would go nuts for this!

  15. Our Easter traditions are much more simple now that our kid is a little bit older. We still, however, join friends who have a BBQ and we watch the younger kids do the egg hunt.
    The Easter baskets you have are amazing! It’s almost like Christmas. How cool that Marvel has a lot of things for kids during this holiday. 🙂

  16. These are some great baskets you have put together. My kids would like these too!

  17. I am sure their parents will thank you too for not having all that candy! Walmart is a great place to find stuff to fill the basket. In fact, we were at the Easter isle the other day and my kids spotted the Disney line. Maybe I should do like you and get them the stuff they are each interested in!

  18. We do themed Easter baskets as well. Only in a pinch will we buy the prefilled baskets. And you do look way too young to have grandkids!

  19. These look so cute! I try to avoid candy and make the kids baskets out of things they can use instead of eat!

  20. This is great…my son would love something like this!

  21. I seen that Iron Man in store and I’m thinking it’s going in my kids basket. Great idea putting together that theme!

  22. What fun Easter baskets!! I have nephew that is obsessed with superheros and I will definitely pass this idea on to his Mom!!

  23. Oh how fun is this? I’m plenty excited for the upcoming Marvel films too. I really liked the Avengers.

  24. You are the best Nana!! I have to share that my 90 year mother still makes baskets for myself and my sisters. Secretly I look forward to it. Never stop. They love it!

  25. These are adorable. I love how these are geared toward boys and girls. Sometimes Easter baskets are too frilly. These are perfect for everyone, including adults. Everyone loves the Avengers!

  26. I’m so girlie but super heroes have a place in my heart. Nothing like Marvel!

  27. My father in law always tells me that he is doing things to our kids what he failed to do on his own. I guess parents are there to spoil grandkids! You are all ready!

  28. Now THAT’S a super cool Easter basket. I know a bunch of kiddos who would get a trip over it.

  29. Elizabeth O. says

    That’s a nice Easter basket! Picking up some ideas from you to design the baskets!

  30. This is such a good idea, with how big Marvel is right now kids will love this!

  31. I LOVE the Disney Play Packs! I bought a whole bunch to take with me to Vietnam to give away to the village children there. They loved them!

  32. I love Avengers!! This looks an amazing Easter basket to give for Easter!

  33. I can see little boys flipping over the Avengers basket. I’m glad there are more options for Easter baskets these days than there used to be.

  34. My son and I always wake up to baskets full of goodies from the hubs on Easter. Yes, I also get a basket full of goodies. 🙂 The hubs doesn’t get a basket but he certainly had his share of chocolates.

  35. I’m loving your baskets, last year we didn’t do baskets instead we did a small gift for them both and an egg hunt! They loved it, but it just wasn’t the same! I definitely plan on doing baskets this Easter!

  36. Hi Alli, I so enjoyed your post, bringing back memories of my own one son and buying his Easter outfit and his grandmas getting him mostly candies – but, we also did buy him a toy to help keep him busily occupied after church! Fun post of ideas!

  37. Bonnie @ wemake7 says

    These are so darn cute! I love making my kiddos homemade Easter baskets the best.

  38. Marvel is always a hit with the kiddies, and it’s certainly easy to get your hands on branded items for an Easter basket. My nephew really likes Iron Man. Our Easter tradition is scavenger egg hunts.

  39. I love creative ideas for Easter that don’t stack them with Candy! Chalk, crayons and their favorite super hero is a wonderful idea! Thank so much for sharing great tips on making an Easter Basket!

  40. We are one of the only English families that I know who give Easter baskets but I love it! My boys always look forward to seeing if the Bunny has visited. I love your baskets, I really need to get a shake on with ours. We save the candy for the hunt!

  41. Oh my kids would LOVE these baskets! They are just too fun!

  42. My husband would love this. He’s been collecting Marvel since he was still in the womb. So when holidays roll about he is always looking out for the new goods.

  43. I love customizing the basket to the recipient also. It is more fun that way. Those are awesome baskets you made!

  44. This is the sweetest idea. I can’t wait to make a basket for my toddler this year. We skipped it in previous years!

  45. An Easter candy buffet is a great idea. Can you believe how fast the holiday is approaching this year???

  46. These are great! We are all Marvel fans here in my house. I’d love one for me! 🙂 😉

  47. How well put together! My son would be over the moon with a basket like that. 🙂

  48. Marvel! I am stealing this for my nephew. His easter baskets are always so boring but now anymore! Thanks!

  49. How awesome all 4 of my boys would be over the moon for this! I haven’t even thought about Easter baskets yet I need to get on them! This is a great idea! I love it!

  50. Those baskets are so adorable for kids. Mike of Monsters, Inc. looked too cute! Any family tradition is best celebrated when everyone feels appreciated.

  51. So cute! I love this idea. I know plenty of kids who will be so surprised come Easter 😉

  52. This gets me excited. Great ideas for my boys easter baskets.

  53. You definitely don’t look like you have grandkids 🙂 I love making personalized Easter baskets too! So much fun to fill them with goodies for each child.

  54. You DO look too young to be a Nana! I would have never, ever guessed, not in a million years! Those are some GREAT Easter baskets for your grands! I love the Marvel theme. Walmart is the place for super great Easter stuffings! #client

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