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These candy Easter baskets will be a hit with your friends, neighbors, and family members. Not only are store-bought Easter baskets expensive and typically have toys that your kids don’t like, this DIY basket is unique and affordable … and edible (well, not the boxes).

Head to Dollar Tree to stock up on candy and plastic Easter eggs along with fun filler items like toys and other Easter basket stuffers. In just minutes — and with just a few items — you can make a fun and unique Easter basket for the kids in your life. Think outside of the “box” and try different types of candy, like Peeps or Reese’s Eggs. The possibilities are endless!

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DIY Candy Easter Basket

two images of candy boxes that are put together to make a diy easter basket

You won’t need much to make these clever candy Easter baskets.

DIY Easter Basket Materials


  1. Glue the candy boxes together as shown.
  2. Cut out a piece of cardboard that will fit the bottom of the basket. Glue it to the bottom of the boxes.
  3. Hot glue one end of the Laffy Taffy rope to the middle and top of the candy box. Glue the other end of the rope to the middle of the other box of candy. Do this one more time with the remaining rope.
  4. Fill the basket with grass and goodies.
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