8 Boo Basket Theme Ideas

Because there's no one way to Boo!

By Andrea Kistler October 15, 2020

Boo'ing friends this Halloween season is a great way to spread some cheer throughout the community. The goal is to put a smile on someone's face, so you don't need to spend too much money or overthink. Knowing someone thought of you is usually a good surprise on it's own. 

You can personalize your baskets and really play with getting creative when paying-it-forward. Sometimes creating the basket is even more fun than getting Boo'd. Everyone is fair game, so think of anyone from kids to seniors, and the teenagers in between too. 

To help get some creative juices going, here's 8 basket ideas to put together:

Kid Boo Basket

Kids love surprises, but with unusual Trick-or-Treat plans this year, candy is always a good place to start. Fill your baskets with Halloween toys, colouring books and crayons, glow sticks, play dough, puzzles, and balloons. Create some fun with a craft kit, either from the store, or gather materials from around to house to make these 3 Halloween Crafts.

Baby Boo Bag

You're never too young to get Boo'd. New parents and babies are the perfect target for a bag of helpful goodies. Fill it with diapers, bubble bath, sensory or teething toys, pouches, and story books. Add in some treats for parents such as snacks, lactation treats, or maybe some fancy coffee grounds.

Booze Basket

Not just for kids, adults can have some treats of their own. Gather your favourite bottle, or a few mini ones, and mixers. Look up a festive drink recipe and pack up the ingredients. Pick up some spooky goblets, snacks, and perhaps a coupon offering your services to help with the bottle ๐Ÿ˜‰

Try this recipe for Caramel Apple Sangria

Baking Boo Basket

Make your own baking kit with all the ingredients for your Boo'd recipient to whip up something tasty. Pre-mix dry ingredients and print out instructions on how to do the rest. Get festive with Halloween themed sprinkles and cupcake papers. This is great gift for a family to enjoy together

Pumpkin Carving Boo Basket

One of the most fun Halloween traditions is pumpkin carving. Include a pumpkin carving kit, tealight candle or electronic light, jack-o-lantern stencils, and plastic table cloth to lay on the floor or table while carving. Throw in a packet of fun seasoning for their baked pumpkin seeds after carving.

Book Boo Bag

Pay-It-Forward with the joy of reading. Pass on a few you've already read, pick some out at a used book store, or purchase new. If it's a close friend, check out a few library books that you can pick up later to return. Sometimes it's just run having someone pick out a book for you.

Treat Yourself Boo Bag

Have a friend that just needs some pampering? Grab them an excuse to enjoy some time alone with face masks, body scrubs, bubble bath, nail polishes and decals, epsom salts, bath bombs, and scented candles.

Photo Boo Bag

We take so many pictures now, but how many of them aren't on a screen? Send a batch of photos of you and friends to be printed, it's super affordable too. Put them in a small photo album or punch holes on one side to tie them together with string or rings like a book. The trip down memory lane will be a real treat and kids love looking at pictures of themselves and people they know. Add extra fun with some stickers.

Get more information on getting Boo'd and your Boo Bag printables here.

๐Ÿ‘ป Happy Halloween! ๐Ÿ‘ป

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