20 Spooky baskets your friends & family would love to receive on Halloween
Just like Easter baskets, exchanging spooky baskets on Halloween is becoming extremely popular. When you want people to get into the Halloween spirit, nothing will help you more than sending them spooky baskets. These festive gifts make children and adults equally excited. Putting them together is not a difficult task as there are so many things available that you can buy to prepare joyful hampers. Apart from the regular baskets, you can also use gift bags, cauldrons, containers, etc. to put the Halloween goodies in. You must be feeling a little confused as to what should be included in a spooky basket. There are Halloween candies but you can also fill them up with games, toys, or whatever you want to present to the recipients.
Whether it be a spooky basket for boyfriend, girlfriend or even a dear friend, you should have lots of goodies which you can give to someone special. We’ll try our best to help you buy ready-made spooky baskets or share fun ideas that you can use to make Halloween Treat or Treat baskets that will look store-bought.
20 gift items to give this Halloween
We have listed down some of the best creepy, spooky, and scary Halloween gift items to surprise your friends and family with. These items will surely add to the festivities of Halloween day. From tiny sculptures to a witchy cauldron, we have jotted down special and unique items to give to your dear ones. Surprise and creep them with these spooky presents!
Surprise your pals by preparing a scary witch cauldron using this antique kettle planter. The planter has handles that make it easy to carry and has three short legs which help it to stand firmly and also make it look good. The planter is made of plastic and has been given a hammered finish. The use of plastic has made it resistant to weather and also long-lasting. The recipient can later use the planter to grow a plant and decorate their garden.
There are optional punch-out holes for that so that excess water drains out. This would make a great gift if you put things like snacks, candies, or candles inside. And to turn this into a spooky basket, fill it up with rubber bats, skulls or tombstones. This will also be a great addition to your friend’s Halloween decoration which they can keep right outside their house.
- Has handle
- Cauldron-style planter
This plastic basket already looks spooky as it has been specially designed for Halloween. It is a pumpkin-shaped bucket having the face of a crooked smiling pumpkin and is meant to be used for trick-or-treating. There are 3 different sizes to choose from, so go for the one which you think would be needed for putting in the things you planned to.
You can buy a pack of 1, 3, or 6. Give this cute yet scary pumpkin to any kid and they would love to use it as a Halloween prop in their room. Good quality eco-friendly material has been used to make this basket and fine craftsmanship has been put to use in carving the perfect pumpkin face. Any kid or friend who receives this basket will have a happy Halloween. You can throw in some candies and keep them at your Halloween party too. Or wear a cape, carry this spooky basket and your Halloween costume is ready!
- Made with high-quality materials
- Black handle
- Black pumpkin facial features
This Plastic insect is an educational toy that can be perfectly used as a simulation decoration for Halloween or to fill up a basket. Accurate detailing and expert craftsmanship has given the spider a vivid and realistic look. If you have an insect-lover on your list, you can include this toy in the basket you are going to prepare for them, whether the person is an adult or a child.
The plastic used to make the spider is safe, completely non-toxic, and will not be damaged easily. It is a fun gift to be included in any child’s basket because it can help them get thinking about spiders. They might be curious to know more about the insect or they might use their imagination while playing with it. You can put this in the antique kettle planter to make a proper Halloween basket.
- Simulation toy
- Cultivates thinking ability
- Excellent detailing
This life-like plastic cockroach is surely breathtaking and realistic looking that will go well with Halloween. This high-quality soft rubber plastic cockroach is durable, realistic looking, harmless, and of course scary. This realistic-looking cockroach will surely scare the other kids and could create great jokes with your friends. So to make your Halloween more creepy and scary, give them this awesome toy.
- High-quality soft rubber plastic
- Realistic looking
Since everything is themed according to Halloween, why not include these creepy wine glasses too. Any celebration demands wine. So sip and enjoy your Halloween wine in these skeleton-stemmed wine glass sets of two. These spooky wine glasses are a perfect Halloween gift for any wine lover and it is a unique item too. With these glasses, your Halloween dinner table will look extra creepy and scary. It is made of strong borosilicate glasses, so no need to worry about breaking the glass while enjoying your Halloween party.
- Material: Borosilicate glasses
- Skeleton stemmed wine glass
- Unique gift item
This game set is going to be a great basket filler for a basket you want to present to a family. Get a wicker basket and put this one in it. All the members of the family will have a great Halloween playing this game. The cards have been printed on one side and are made with thick cardstock material. There are so many cards and markers in this bingo set that many players can play this game simultaneously, kids and adults both.
This spooky game set includes 30 unique player cards, 144 pictures with 24 unique designs, 540 pieces of pumpkin markers, a sealable poly bag, and an easy-to-follow instruction card. The game has all Halloween-related designs like witch hats, ghosts, Frankenstein, and spider webs.
- Funny game
- Unique design
- 124 Pictures
- 540 pieces of pumpkin markers
This pack has 250 pieces of chocolates and candies which are everyone’s favorites. These sweets are an essential part of any spooky basket and just one pack is enough to fill a basket. It has a mix of 5 different kinds of sweet treats –snickers, Twix, 3 musketeers, and milk chocolates. These popular Halloween candies are going to make your family member, friend, or colleague extremely happy. Carry a basket having this pack of chocolates to a Halloween party and become the host’s favorite in a jiffy! Or you can fill a basket up with the fun-sized minis and keep them on your console table for those who come for trick-or-treating.
- Delicious chocolates as basket fillers
- 250 pieces of treats
- A pack designed for Halloween
A Halloween basket doesn’t necessarily have to be a basket. A party-favor box will work just as well. With these Halloween-themed favor boxes, you wish ‘Happy Halloween’ to all the trick-or-treater kids by handing them a spooky basket. You can fill them up with candy corn, candy, sour patches, and small gifts. For adults, you can use cakes, candies, cookies, loaves of bread, biscuits, etc. You can even fill these boxes with popcorn and make nice treats for everyone. These party favor boxes can hold different types of treats and gifts for your loved ones. The high-quality card paper keeps the boxes flexible yet sturdy and the colors look bright too. You can fill them with small gifts like jewelry and small craft pieces.
- Can be folded
- Can be used for small gifts
- High-quality card paper
A popular spooky basket filler is novelty socks. We liked these which are for women. There are 5 pairs of socks so you have the option of keeping each pair in a different basket. These socks are made of polyester and they are long-lasting, comfortable, and snug. These socks are colorful which will help the wearer make a bold fashion statement. They are quite stretchable and true to size. It keeps the feet fresh and spandex gives them the required stretchiness. Thus these socks are moisture-wicking and can be worn in all seasons. Give these socks to any woman who has a penchant for novelty items and likes to wear attention-grabbing and cute clothing.
- Material: Polyester
- Attractive Halloween patterns
- Sweat-wicking and odor-free
We found spooky socks for women so we just had to find some for men and we did! There are four pairs of funny socks. Needless to say, all the socks look very quirky because of the bright colors and the funky prints. The socks will surely make a fun Halloween gift. These cool and fun dress socks make the most casual outfit look edgy. Give the cool men you know these socks and they would be so thrilled.
- Material: cotton
- Fine elasticity
These trick-or-treat bags can be used as Halloween baskets too. The bags would serve as great props and the recipients would love to pose for Halloween photos holding these bags in their hands. The bags have been made using velvet cloth and this is a material which is soft but strong. The bags are long-lasting and can be used multiple times. The patterns printed on them have been done using vivid colors. If you were looking for cute spooky basket ideas for little boys and girls, don’t look any further. Prepare little baskets that can be handed over easily by keeping snacks, toys, crayons, or other small things inside. Children can easily carry these bags.
- Made of velvet cloth
- Can be used as decoration props
Babies cannot eat chocolates but they can dress up for Halloween with a little help. There is no reason why no Halloween basket shall be made for them. This costume can be a great gift for newborns. The set has a unisex romper for babies and a hat. This super cute costume has been made using cotton and they are warm and comfortable. The baby can wear this through the autumn and winter season. Now the family Halloweens would look perfect as the youngest member will be so appropriately dressed for the occasion. You can buy this outfit as a basket filler for a newborn to a baby aged 3.
- Pumpkin bodysuit
- Soft material
- Can be worn as sleepwear
Whatever you put in a gift basket, if you want to add a touch of horror or want to pull off a prank, use this bag of skeleton bones. There will be 28 pieces of bones including the skull in the mesh bag. As they look very real, they will be able to scare the recipient of the basket too well. These synthetic bones will help you conveniently make your basket horrific. Whoever will be on the other end of your prank will be happy to decorate a part of their home with these bones for the next Halloween as these spooky bones are easy to store. A graveyard scene can be built using these bones which will make any Halloween party a huge hit.
- 28 bones
- Made of strong plastic
- Convenient to store
Here are some handy paper treat bags that have been made using kraft paper. These bags are also good for packing small gifts like candies, small toys, cookies, crafts, biscuits, snacks, chocolates, and cakes. The bags are all of different colors and designs but all are related to Halloween like pumpkin, black cat, etc. The festive Halloween designs make them perfect gift bags.
- Made using Kraft paper
- Eco-friendly gift bag
- Different spooky designs
Many people love to spend their Halloween watching a marathon of horror movies. Include a DVD of the movie ‘Halloween’ in your gift hamper because it is a proper horror movie and a classic and not one of those lame horror movies which make people laugh. It is a slasher film having a cult following. Gift it to a family as it is almost completely okay for a kid to watch this one. Everyone would enjoy some together-time watching a great movie and having some popcorn. So you can make a great DIY spooky basket if you include this DVD and also use the paper bags listed above by filling them up with popcorn. They will love you for a great gift and they are going to remember it for a long time.
- Cult horror film
- A movie about a psychopath
- Classic American horror film
We found a basket filler which has got us wishing that when somebody thinks of Halloween spooky basket ideas for making one for us, they should be including it! You will rarely find a horror movie fan who is unaware of Chucky or has not watched Child’s Play. Do prepare a Halloween basket for a horror movie lover in your life who has this doll in it. They will be thrilled and probably it is going to be their best Halloween gift, irrespective of their age. This officially licensed Talking Chucky Doll is a replica of the one that is shown in the movie. A plastic detachable knife is also sent with the doll. The doll says some of the most popular and chilling lines from the movie which is enough to send a tingle down the spine!
- Needs batteries
- Looks exactly like Chucky from the movies
- Moveable arm
Don’t forget this creepy-looking candle to illuminate your dark Halloween atmosphere. This candle consists of the design of a skeleton taking a bath. This candle can burn up to 50 hours. Amazing isn’t it? The material used is natural soy wax and is nontoxic and has also got a 100% cotton wick.
- Perfect Halloween gift
- Burn up to 50 hours
- Material: Natural soy wax
This temperature change nail polish is going to be one of the best small gifts that you can put in the basket meant for a teenage girl. Not only environmental temperature but the body temperature also results in the changing of color. This kind of nail polish gel is still very unique and would make a fabulous gift. It doesn’t get peeled off easily and is made using non-toxic and non-harmful substances. It doesn’t have any harsh smell either. But yes, for the nail gel to work like magic the nails have to be cured under a UV or LED lamp.
- Gradient color changing
- UV / LED lamp needed
For all the spooky gift basket ideas that you have thought of, one common thing that you can put in all of them is greeting cards. A greeting card is a lovely keepsake and you can make lovely greeting cards with the help of this book. So on Halloween give yourself this book to be able to create memorable gifts for others. All the pages of the book have only texts and no pictures so all the pages are filled with exactly what you are looking for. There are around 200 verses and short poems which are all about Halloween.
- Filled with verses and poems
- For Halloween greeting cards
- Contains no images
A gift item that has to be in the spooky basket made for the loveliest couple you know. Present them with the adorable Sir and Lady Frankenstein. The undead pair has been painstakingly made by skilled artisans who have made this hand-painted figurine set. You can also give it to your significant other as the figurine set will be delivered in a designer box with the official DWK gift tag. Premium quality cold-cast polyresin has been used to ensure that the set is durable. A fan of Goth, Victorian, or Steampunk fashion would be overjoyed to get this gift.
- Miniature sculptures
- Can be displayed outdoors too
- Hand-sculpted and painted
For the trick-or-treat season, we hope our spooky basket ideas have helped you to put together some great Halloween baskets to be given as gifts to family members, friends, or whoever you wish to. If this is the first time you are making a Boo Basket, you are going to continue with this new and extremely fun tradition. By now, you must have got some great ideas on how to make them and what to put in them. So go ahead and spread the Halloween cheer by surprising someone with a spooky gift basket.
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