Our DIY Rain Boot Easter Basket: Air Force

DIY Rain Boot Easter Basket
It’s Easter week. And, the first time I have put together an Easter Basket. Even though this is my son’s third Easter. Is that awful? My sister-in-law said that she had seen a rain boot Easter basket recently on Facebook. I actually didn’t realize it was a thing. But, I ran with the idea!

Step One Find Your Boot

I found these Ranyzany boots on Amazon. I thought the cute airplane print would be a great base for an Air Force themed basket. Since Daddy is deployed for this Easter. And, E is currently in love with Captain America.

Step Two Find Your Filling

At first, I was worried that his toddler sized boots wouldn’t have enough space for filling. But, they turned out perfect! So, if you’re filling a basket for a toddler, lucky you. Pick out a few fun items. Run with the theme of your boot, like I did. Or, go with the basic bunny Easter basket.

The foam air plane was found at Hobby Lobby, and is a two-in-one craft! The zipper-pull is the perfect addition to his favorite Captain America sweatshirt, and will help him master zipping it up. I chose the Captain America treat containers from Target in place of Easter eggs.

Step Three Assemble

Start stuffing! The goal is to have the items most following the theme to be sticking out the top of the boots. Thankfully, his toddler size 8 boots turned out to be the perfect sized basket! Although, his toothbrush didn’t make the cut. But, that’s okay as TMNT doesn’t go with the theme. Get all the goodies in place. And then add in the filler to make it look cuter and more polished.

Air Force Easter Basket

Voila! An Easter Basket that has a purpose. I love that these baskets are not only adorable and out of the norm, but they are practical too. My little may or may not already be jumping in puddles with his fancy new airplane boots. April showers after all!

8 Responses to Our DIY Rain Boot Easter Basket: Air Force

  1. Kate says:

    This is so cute! And toddler rain boots give me all the heart eyes! I’ll definitely have to do this when my daughter is older!

  2. Natalie says:

    How creative ! I never would have thought to use rian boots as an Easter basket ! Love this !

  3. Nicole Kamai says:

    What a great idea for a basket! I may need to steal this idea for next year!

  4. Amber says:

    This is so cute! It’s like stockings for Easter! I love it.

  5. Such a clever idea! I think I’ll have to do this with my daughter’s Easter basket. I have been trying to come up with creative ideas for it!

  6. Ashley Meier says:

    This is such a cute idea!! I love it. Thanks for sharing!

  7. I never thought of this, how cute!

  8. Patrice Walker says:

    What a cute idea! growing up military I would have loved these! Happy Easter!

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