Gift baskets have the added advantage of multiplying the “Ah!” factor of your gift. The baskets contain several closely-related gift items that your recipient will surely remember you for. When looking for gift ideas for the season, here are a few tips that could help point you in the right direction.
Easter is a predominantly Christian holiday, and while the festivities may not match the ones that accompany Christmas, it’s still the most important holiday in the Christian calendar. Since the United States is a mostly Christian country (and getting more and more Christian as time goes by), it wouldn’t be surprising to see Easter Egg hunts, Easter Bonnet making, and Easter parties in most households.
Naturally, preparing for any big event takes a lot of work. Most parents would be busy shopping, cooking, and preparing for parties, while most kids would be painting Easter Eggs and making Easter Bonnets. A thoughtful gift would make it easier for the recipient to deal with the stresses of the holiday, or even make it more meaningful and memorable.
You can get an Easter Egg-making gift basket for children. These baskets may contain eggs, paints, brushes, and a booklet on how to paint Easter Eggs. There are also baskets that contain Easter Bonnet kits. For parents and adults throwing parties on Easter evening, you might want to get them a gift basket with condiments and sauces for the dinner turkey, or some food items for dessert. The possibilities are endless.
In any case, giving a generic Easter basket containing the usual chocolates, sweets, and motivational books is still a very thoughtful gesture. Just be careful about giving sweets to people with diabetes and other insulin-related problems, and you might want to think twice about giving nutty chocolates to people with peanut allergies.