Unique and Simple Easter Basket Ideas for Toddlers

Unique and Simple Easter Basket Ideas for Toddlers

Looking for some cute easter basket ideas for toddlers?

Use these ideas to inspire you to create an easter basket full of Easter gifts your toddler will love.

It includes unique ideas for Easter baskets as well as creative and non-candy gifts to fill your child’s Easter basket.

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In This Article You Will Find:

Easter Basket Ideas for Toddlers Who Love Cars and Trucks

Pool Noodle and Beach Towel Easter Basket Idea

Umbrella Easter Basket Idea

Rain Boots Easter Basket Idea

Potty Seat Easter Basket Idea

Easter Basket Ideas for Toddlers Who Love Crafts

Shopping Cart No Candy Food Easter Basket Ideas

Easter and Spring Books for Book-Loving Toddlers

Easter and Spring Games for Toddlers Who Love Games

Easter Gift Ideas for 1-Year-Olds

Easter Basket Ideas for Toddlers Who Love Wheels

Here are Easter basket ideas and gift ideas for toddlers who love trucks, trains, construction vehicles and all things with wheels.

1. Dump Truck Paw Patrol Easter Basket Idea


If your toddler boy or girl loves dump trucks, here’s a unique Easter basket idea that themed around Paw Patrol. This Easter basket includes bubbles, stuffed animal and water bottles, which were all ideas from above. Insert your child’s favorite character if Paw Patrol isn’t his thing. This idea came from TheKeeperOfTheCheerios.

Tonka Dump Truck

  • Built Tonka tough with sturdy steel construction
  • Movable steel bed for dumping
  • Fill with Easter basket goodies your toddler loves

Fill Truck with Easter Basket Fillers

Fill your dump truck with more Easter basket goodies like these.

Pull-Back Mini Construction Trucks

These eggs filled with pull-back construction vehicles will be a favorite Easter basket filler.

Remote Control Car for Toddlers

Perfect for 18 months and up — this fun and fast remote control car with honking sounds, music, flashing headlights and three different drivers is perfect for any toddler who loves things that go..

More Easter Basket Gift Ideas

2. Beach Towel & Pool Noodle Easter Basket Idea

Here’s a great Easter basket ideas for toddlers to get ready for fun summer swimming adventures. New swimsuit and beach toys can get your toddler ready for fun in the sun.


In addition to a cheap pool noodle, you’ll need a large beach towel to create the above Easter basket idea. Then fill it with fun Easter and gifts for the pool.

Beach Towel

  • Absorbs 5x more water than cotton
  • Large enough to use as a picnic blanket
  • Soft and thick, perfect for pool, beach or lake

Beach Easter Basket Filler Ideas

After you get your main Easter basket with a large beach towel and pool noodle, you can add fun beach gift ideas like these to your basket.

New Swimsuit for Toddler Boys

Your little one could probably use a new swimming suit, so why not add it to their Easter basket? I love rash guards to protect their skin from the sun and fewer sunscreen battles.

Here’s a cute and super affordable swimsuit for toddler boys that’s perfect for a swimming or beach themed Easter basket idea.

New Swimsuit for Toddler Girls

And here’s a cute swimsuit with rash guard for toddler girls that has lots of excellent reviews from moms.

Puddle Jumper Life Jacket

A comfortable and cute life jacket like this is an easy way to keep your toddler safe in the water. We take ours every time we go swimming.

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3. Umbrella Easter Basket Idea for Toddlers

Another creative Easter basket idea for kids to is this upside down umbrella filled with Easter goodies. Perfect for rainy spring days.


Cute Child Size Umbrella

Of course, you’ll need a cute umbrella to fill for this Easter basket idea. This is the one Primal Dish used above.

Unicorn Umbrella

Another cute umbrella that could be flipped upside as an Easter basket for a unicorn lover is this one.

Fill the Umbrella with Easter Gifts

An umbrella leaves lots of space to fill with more gifts. Here are a few practical and cute Easter ideas for toddlers.

Rain Jacket for Toddler Boy or Girl

This lightweight dinosaur jacket will keep your toddler happy and dry on rainy spring days.

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4. Rain Boot Easter Basket for Toddlers

Another cute spring Easter basket idea is to use a new pair of rain boots as your Easter basket.

Using rain boots is a unique and practical Easter basket idea for toddlers to get ready to stomp in the springtime rain puddles. Here are a few pairs that are cute, fun, affordable and have 100+ excellent reviews from parents.

Light Up Unicorn Rain Boots

These purple unicorn and rainbow rain boots can make even rain days a little brighter with their cute design and light up style.

Dinosaur Light Up Rain Boots

With red lights and dinosaur shapes, this is another style of rain boots your toddler may love as an Easter basket gift.

Rain Boot Easter Basket Filler Ideas for Toddlers:

5. Potty Seat Easter Basket Idea for 2 or 3-Year-Olds

Your toddler will be potty training sooner or later. So consider using a cute potty seat as a practical Easter basket to get him excited about the idea.


Frog Potty Seat Easter Basket

We have and like the Froggy Potty Seat pictured above, but it’s pricey on Amazon right now, so the similar seat below and the Penguin Potty Seat at Target are cheaper alternatives to make this Easter basket idea happen.

Easter Basket Fillers for the Frog Potty Seat

What should you put in your potty seat Easter basket? Here are some gift ideas perfect for toddlers.

Potty Training Underwear

Frog underwear would be perfect to go with the frog potty seat and they can be worn by boys or girls. Here’s a two-pack that can get your toddler excited about wearing big boy or girl undies.

Potty Training Book

Elmo and life-the-flaps make help make potty training toddlers easier and more fun.

Easter Bunny Ears Headbands

Adjustable bunny ears headbands can fit almost anyone, from infant to adult. They’ll make for some super cute Easter pictures too.

More Easter Basket Stuffers for Toddlers

Easter basket fillers can be simple, fun, and inexpensive. Here are some toddler favorites:

6. Easter Basket Ideas for Toddlers Who Love Crafts

What’s better than a bucket or school bag filled with crafts for a toddler who loves being creative?


Craft Organizer Easter Bakset

Ignite the creative side of your toddler by adding new markers, stampers, paints, and glitter to an Easter basket that keeps it all organized.

Easter Egg Stampers

Create fun Easter cards, crafts and pictures with these 15 different egg stampers in 7 different colors and Easter designs.

No-Spill Paint Cups

Let your little Picasso paint with less cleanup. Get 10 different cups with airtight lids and color-coordinated brushes for painting without the mess.

Art Smocks (Pack of 2)

Another key for letting your toddler be creative and work on fine motor skills of painting (without a ton of worry and cleanup for mom) is a good art smock. Long sleeves and a waterproof material makes these smocks for 2-to-6-year olds easy to clean.

More Craft Easter Basket Fillers

7. Shopping Cart No Candy Easter Basket

I found this Easter basket idea with a shopping cart and thought it’d be great for toddlers who love food, pretend play, and cooking too.


Easter gifts can be about food even if you want to create a no candy Easter basket. A durable shopping cart can be used for pretend play and filled with food-related gifts and snacks.

Shopping Cart Basket

  • Sturdy with a deep basket to hold lots of goodies
  • Favorite stuffed animal or baby can ride in the front seat
  • Made in the USA with over 1,000 raving reviews

Shopping Cart Easter Basket Gift Ideas

Here are some more ideas of things to fill your shopping cart Easter basket.

2-Pack Bento Snack and Lunch Box

Another way to make packing and eating easier is using a food portion container that’s leak-proof like the Bento box. The small sections encourage toddlers to eat vegetables and a variety of food groups.

Thermos Funtainer Water Bottle

Straws in a durable stainless steel water bottle makes meal time and snacks on the go more fun. Plus, it encourages toddlers to drink water all day by having a cute and easy-to-use water bottle like this.

Thermos Funtainer Food Jar

A food jar that’s vacuum insulated can make meals on the go much easier as it keeps food hot or cold for 5-7 hours. Since this one has higher ratings and is less expensive, this would be a great non-candy but food-related gift for toddlers.

Dinosaur Toddler Plate

You can make meals at home easier too. Grabbing a cute dinosaur plate that’s safe in the freezer, microwave, dishwasher and oven can make feeding your toddler more fun and less work.

Melissa & Doug Wooden Sort & Slice Eggs

These wooden eggs that help toddlers safely practice cutting are a fun gift idea that encourages fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination, color recognition and imaginative play.

More No Candy Easter Basket Filler Ideas for Shopping Cart

More Easter Basket Gift Ideas for Toddler Girls


Whether you fill a traditional Easter basket or a shopping cart, here’s some inspiration for creating an Easter basket for your toddler daughter.

Blooming Flower Wall Decals

  • Colorful wall stickers look like beautiful flowers or fireworks
  • Perfect decor for little girl’s bedroom or playroom
  • 28 pieces in 4 different sizes and 4 colors (purple, green, blue, pink)

Easter Pajamas

She will be cute and comfortable in a new pair of bunny pajamas.

Easter Dress American Girl Doll

This adorable American Girl doll is wearing a beautiful Easter dress with a white hat.

Raincoat, Umbrella, Boots and Bunny

This American Girl doll with a raincoat, umbrella, boots and bunny is ready for springtime.

Rain Jacket, Umbrella, Boots, Hats, Pants and Shirt

Another American Girl Doll option with cute pink umbrella, jacket, and boots.

Easter Bunny Slippers for American Girl Dolls

Accessorize your toddler’s American Girl Doll this Easter with cute bunny slippers.

Easter Basket Ideas for Toddlers Who Love Books

Books are a perfect gift idea to add to any basket for any occasion, including Easter! A cute backpack filled with books can be a unique toddler Easter basket idea.

Toddler Backpack

This insulated toddler backpack is adorable, easy to clean, and has a safety harness included. With over 565 reviews and a 4.7 rating, this is one of the best backpacks for toddlers on Amazon.

Best Easter Books for Toddlers

Here are some of the top books for toddlers with Easter, bunny, and springtime themes.

Happy Easter, Mouse! (From If You Give…)

Count on the Easter Pups! (Paw Patrol)

Llama Llama Easter Egg

Pete the Cat: Big Easter Adventure

God Gave Us Easter

You can get more Easter book ideas for toddlers with a summary of each story over here.

Easter Basket Ideas for Toddlers Who Like Games

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A game is another gift idea that will have your toddler hopping for joy on Easter. Here are some of the best Easter games for little kids.

Easter Bingo Game for Kids

  • Fun and easy party game
  • Perfect Easter activity for school, church, daycare or family
  • 24 player cards and chips included

Hoppy Floppy’s Happy Hunt Educational Game

  • Help Hoppy Floppy hunt for carrots in this fun and easy board game
  • Recommended for ages 3-6
  • Tweezers, spinner, and 16 carrots help develop social skills, taking turns, and hand-eye coordination in a fun family game

Pin the Tail on the Easter Bunny

  • Fun party game for Easter or springtime
  • Classroom, daycare, or at home activity for Easter
  • Blindfold and 12 tails included

Bunny Bedtime Make a Choice Game

  • Perfect game for you and your two-year-old
  • Players help bunny make choices about her bedtime routine
  • Children learn about matching colors and shapes, making choices, problem solving and social-emotional skills through play

Easter Basket Ideas for 1 Year Olds


Here are gift ideas your one-year-old will love in his or her first Easter basket.

TOMY Hide & Squeak Eggs

  • Encourages fine motor skills, shape and color recognition
  • Press down gently on chicks’ head to hear adorable cheeps
  • Babies will love the squeak while older toddlers can enjoy matching the shapes and funny faces

Melissa and Doug Bunny Stuffed Animal

  • floppy plush sitting bunny perfect for snuggling
  • fuzzy coat and velvety ears
  • wooden crate also included to keep eggs organized!

Cuddly Bunny Lovie Blanket

This soft security blanket comes in many adorable animals, including a bunny, bear, fox, and puppy. Both my 1-year-old and 3-year-old still love these snuggly blankies.

To Sum It Up: Unique and Simple Easter Basket Ideas for Toddlers

Most of these items can be found at dollar stores, Walmart, Target, and Kohls. But if you’re wanting something delivered to your door fast from Amazon, this list of Easter basket gifts with great reviews from parents and grandparents will make your Easter shopping fun and easy.

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Ultimate List of Gift Guides to Find the Perfect Kid, Friend, and Family Gifts

Ultimate List of Gift Guides to Find the Perfect Kid, Friend, and Family Gifts

Need a gift idea but not up for fighting the crowded stores or searching Google only to be bombarded with ads that won’t stop playing?

Yeah, I hate those too.

So I’ve done hours of research to find you over 90 lists of unique gift ideas to cover anyone on your list without annoying ads.

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Not only do the lists below have perfect family gifts, host gifts, teacher gifts, Star Wars gifts and everything in-between, but I checked to verify every list is user-friendly AND you won’t be bombarded with ads either.

Consider it my thank you gift to you for checking out my site. 😉

So enjoy cruising the gift guides below created by some of my favorite bloggers and websites, so you can find the right gift for everyone on your list.

Since there are 90+ gift guides below (and more will be added regularly as I find new great ones), use this table of contents to save you some time.

Tap the link below to jump to the gift ideas you need first:

Best Gifts for Moms

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Gift Ideas for the Mom Who Doesn’t Want Anything – by Seashells and Storytime

12 Gifts for Mom – some of these made me laugh by Paiges of Gray

Unique Gifts for Expecting Moms – on Smart Cents Moms

Perfect Gifts for Moms of Little Ones – by A Purpose Driven Mom

Best Friend & Family Gifts

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Best Board Games for Families to Play Together – on The Pragmatic Parent

Best Gifts for Your Sister – on Best Products

Best Gifts for Your Brother – on Cosmopolitan

Best Gifts for BFFs – on Brostick

135 Best Gifts for Dad – on Dodoburd

Gift Ideas for the Mom Who Doesn’t Want Anything – by Seashells and Storytime

Best Gifts for Party Hosts – by Saving Dollars and Sense

Best Gifts for the Home – by Paiges of Gray

Secret Santa and White Elephant Gifts

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Funny White Elephant Gifts – by Dodoburd

Secret Santa Gift Ideas for Under $25 – by Mommy Takes 5

Gift Guides by Occupation

Best Gifts for Work at Home Entrepreneurs

Gifts for Work-at-Home Moms (WAHMs) – by May Virtual Assists

Gifts for Freelancers who Work from Home – by Kayla Sloan

Gifts for Teachers

44 Teacher Christmas Gift Ideas on Amazon – by Catherine Alford

Affordable Teacher Gift Ideas You can Quickly Throw Together – on The Pragmatic Parent

Gifts for Photographers

Photographer Gift Ideas – by Oh Hello Rae

Gifts for Your Boss or Co-Workers

Awesome Gift Ideas for Your Boss or Co-Workers – on Today

Gift Guides by Interest

Use the list of gift ideas below to find a great gift based on what the person likes. Harry Potter? Goldendoodles? Piano? No problem!

Gifts for Book Lovers & Writers

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Gifts for Writers – by Turner Proofreading

More Gift Ideas for Writers – by New Frontier Books

Gifts for Book Lovers on Amazon – by Perpetual Page Turner

Gifts for the Serious Bookworm (8 ideas) – on Hello World Paper Co.

Gifts for Outdoors and Travel Lovers

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Gift Guide for Lovers of the Outdoors, Hiking, and Camping – by Saving Dollars and Sense

Best Gifts for Hunters – by Saving Dollars and Sense

Best Gift Ideas for Fishermen of All Levels – by Saving Dollars and Sense

Gift Guide for the Outdoor Adventurer – Gift ideas for any outdoorsman or woman on Intrepid Daily

Best Gifts for Travelers (55 Ideas!) – on The Planet D

Ultimate Gift Guide for Travelers – 50 ideas for every budget on Mikala Jane Travels

Unique Travel Gifts for the Female Traveller – on The Pink Backpack

Cool Gifts for Foodies

17 Gift Ideas for Vegans – on the Berry Abundant Life

Cheesy Gifts for Cheese Lovers – by Huffington Post

Kitchen Gadgets That Will Make You Want to Cook at Home – by Making-Time

Perfect Gifts for Bakers – by Saving Dollars and Sense

Cool Gifts for Drinkies

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Gift Ideas for Coffee Lovers – by Roasty Coffee

Gifts for Wine Lovers – by Dancing with Wine

Gift ideas for any Tea Lover in your Family – on Life is Better with Tea

Gifts for Runners and Fitness Buffs

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Gift Guide for Health & Fitness Folks – on After the Last Pound

Gifts Ideas for Runners Under $30 – on 366 Days of Running

Gifts for Dog Lovers

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Personalized Gifts for Dog Lovers – on Country Living

Mom Gifts for Doodle Moms – on Mcsquare Doodles

Gifts for Beauty, Makeup and Self-Care Lovers

Best Gifts for Makeup Lovers (10 Best) – by The Guide to Getting Glam

Best Beauty and Self-Care Gift Ideas – by The Guide to Getting Glam

Gifts for Harry Potter Lovers

Gifts for Harry Potter Lovers – by Mama Fish Saves

Ultimate Harry Potter Gift Guide – by Business Insider

Gifts for Star Wars Fans

Best Star Wars Gifts – by Badget Review

50 Greatest Star Wars Gifts – by Hi Consumption

More Unique Gift Ideas by Interests

Top 10 Gifts for Stand Up Paddle Board Mermaids – by Paddle Boarding CPA

Gift Ideas for Piano Lovers – on Pianissimo

Fun Gift Ideas for Crocheters of All Skill Levels – on Dodoburd

Gift ideas for Seasonal Depression Sufferers – on Healthy, Savvy, & Wise

Perfect Gift Ideas for Someone Who is Always Cold –  on 365 Gift Guide

10 Gifts for Family or Friends who Own Golf Cars – by Wheelz

Gift Guides for Every Budget

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If you need a gift guide and want to ensure everything is within your price range, these creators found gifts that can help you stick to your budget.

Gift Ideas Under $10

30 Great Gifts for $5 or Less – by The Simple Dollar

Great Gift Ideas for Kids Under $10 – by  Family Money Plan

Gift Ideas Under $25

45 Christmas Gift Ideas under $25 – on PT Money

Wooden Toddler Toys Under $20 – on The Busy Budget Mom

Best Toddler Toys under $20 – by Explore Kid Talk

Secret Santa Gift Ideas for Under $25 – by Mommy Takes 5

Awesome Tween Girl Gifts Under $25 – by Finding Our Green Life

Stocking Stuffers for Teen Girls Under $15 – by Inspired Her Way

Gift Ideas Under $50

Gifts Ideas for Runners Under $30 – on 366 Days of Running

Christmas Gifts Under $50 – by The Navy Blonde

Gift Ideas Under $100

50 Gift Ideas Under $100 – by The Butler Journal

50 Best Gifts Under $100 Anyone Would Love – by Best Products

Inspirational Giving Quotes to Keep in Mind

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Remember the reason for the season. The holidays can be as stressful or joyful as you make them. If we focus our attention on giving and spending laidback time together, we can all enjoy our gifts, our gatherings, and our traditions and our family more.

“We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.”

–Winston Churchill

“When we give cheerfully and receive gratefully, everyone is blessed.”

— Maya Angelou

“No one has ever become poor by giving.”

— Anne Frank

“Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more.”

H. Jackson Brown Jr.

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26 Totally Awesome Gifts For College Guys

26 Totally Awesome Gifts For College Guys

Need a gift for college guys that they actually want?

If you want to spend between $8 and $300 and your college student likes:

  • Technology
  • Money
  • Food
  • Practical Gifts
  • or Unique Gifts

Then you will find the perfect gift idea below!

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Note: This post may contain affiliate links, which makes it possible to write awesome free content for you without bombarding you with annoying pop-up ads. I hate those too. Ready my full disclosure for more info.

Here are the top college gift ideas your college student will love that you can easily order online.

Tech Gifts for Collge Guys

Technology and college guys go together like grilled cheese and tomato soup. If you’re looking for college gift ideas that students want, these are gifts you can find on Amazon.

1. Amazon Echo Dot

  • “Alexa, play study music.”
  • “Alexa, what is Kepler’s Laws of Planetary Motion?”
  • “Alexa, announce to keep it down. We’re studying for finals.”
  • 4.4 stars with over 1,060 reviews
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2. Sofia & Sam Memory Foam Lap Desk with USB Light

  • Great for reading, writing, or working from bed or the couch
  • Keep your lap cool and comfortable with memory foam
  • Detachable USB light plugs into portable desk or computer’s USB port
  • 4.7 stars with over 720 reviews
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3. Apple AirPods

  • Crystal-clear sound and amazingly easy to use with any Apple device
  • Up to 5 hours of listening time with just one charge
  • Just tap and talk into them to activate Siri without even touching your phone
  • 4.4 stars with over 1,300 reviews
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4. ArmorSuit Apple Watch Screen Protector

  • Protect your Apple Watch Series 4 with Ultra HD Clear screen protector
  • MilitaryShield heals minor scratches, reduces dust, oil and fingerprint smudges
  • Lifetime replacement warranty
  • 3.8 stars on over 145 reviews
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5. Apple Watch Series 3 with GPS

  • Track workouts, heart rate, make phone calls and send messages all from your wrist
  • Built-in GPS
  • Monthly challenges, achievement awards, head-to-head competitions, and personalized coaching
  • Advanced features for runners and the ability to share activity with friends
  • 4.3 stars on over 160 reviews
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6. Fitbit Charge 2 Watch + Fitness Tracker

  • Stay motivated to keep moving and avoid dreaded college weight gain
  • Keep track of time so college students are never late for work for class
  • 4.1 stars with over 17,500 reviews
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7. Samsung Galaxy 32 GB Tablet

  • Watch movies, play games, check email, and more with long battery life
  • Samsung Galaxy 32GB Tablet has 4.4 Stars with nearly 500 reviews
  • Cheaper alternative is Amazon Fire 7 Tablet, which has 4 stars and over 39,000 reviews
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8. SoundBot Bluetooth Beanie Hat

  • Keep college guy’s head warm and give him the gift of music too
  • Water-resistant so enjoy HD acoustic music wherever you go
  • Stop messing with wires when listening to music, podcasts or making calls outside
  • 3.9 stars with over 1,000 reviews
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9. Braven Portable Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker

  • Let your college guy take his music anywhere without worrying about water
  • Play music, podcasts, or audiobooks for an impressive 18 hours playtime
  • Charge phone using built-in Lithion-ion battery
  • 4.3 stars with 220 reviews
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10. Charging Stand for Smart Phone, Tablet and Apple Watch

  • Charge Apple Watch and cell phones at the same time
  • Widely compatible with all Apple watches, most smartphones and tablets
  • Corner rubber pads protect devices from scratches
  • 4.3 stars from over 135 reviews
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Food Gifts For College Guys

Because what college guy doesn’t love the gift of food?

Here are three unique food gifts college students will love:


  • He’ll laugh when he opens the Hangry Man Kit
  • Variety of tasty snacks full of nuts, protein, and meat
  • 4.6 stars over 380 reviews
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12. Healthy Snacks Care Package for College Students

  • Give 40 name-brand snacks in one care package
  • Save time shopping all the aisles of the grocery store
  • 4.6 stars from over 100 reviews
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13. Love With Food – Delicious All-Natural Snack Subscription

  • Try new snacks without committing to full-price products
  • A new box of 10-15 healthy snacks is delivered each month
  • Snacks are natural, organic or gluten-free
  • Get 50% Off Your First Box
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Unique Gifts for College Guys Who Have Everything

Looking for more unique gift ideas for college students? I’ve got you covered.

14. YETI College Tumbler With Lid

  • Show your school pride with the gift of a YETI’s officially licensed collegiate ramblers
  • Same YETI ruggedness that can take a beating from tailgate parties to after parties
  • Double-wall insulated stainless steel body keeps drinks the temperature you want for ours
  • 4.3 stars from nearly 5,000 reviews
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15. Phillips Wake Up Light

  • Become a morning person and wake up without an annoying alarm clock (a friend of mine swears by it)
  • Sunrise alarm clock is clinically proven to improve energy, sleep, and well-being
  • Wind-down and fall asleep easily with sunset simulation
  • 4.0 stars with over 120 reviews
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16. Custom Photo Cube

  • Add six pictures of your college guy’s family, buddies, girlfriend, and pets
  • Display special photos in a fun way that doubles as a dorm room boredom buster
  • 4.8 stars on over 130 reviews
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Practical Gifts for College Guys

If you’re looking for practical gifts for college students, check out the gifts college guys want and will use.

17. STANLEY 65-Piece Tool Kit

  • Easy-to-use tool set in convenient storage case
  • Prepare him for DIY projects around his first house
  • 4.5 stars from over 1,748 reviews
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18. Nike Tennis Shoes

  • Who wouldn’t feel better walking around campus in a new pair of stylish Nikes?
  • Breathable and lightweigt for ultimate comfort
  • 4.1 stars from 779 reviews
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19. Champion NCAA Men’s Eco Blend Hooded Sweatshirt

  • Every college guy loves showing his school pride with comfortable gear
  • He can never have enough enough t-shirts and sweatshirts to wear to class
  • 4 stars from 67 reviews
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20. Acorn Men’s Fave Slipper

  • Keep his feet warm and comfortable around the dorms, house, or around campus
  • Premium wool-blend, knit, or tweed moccasin slipper with indoor and outdoor support
  • Moisture-wicking fleece lining and machine-washable
  • 4.4 stars from over 850 reviews
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21. Tao Tronics LED Desk Lamp for College

  • Flicker-free light is gentle on the eyes for reading, working, or studying
  • Modern design fits with any college room decor
  • Customizable with 5 color modes and 7 brightness levels to suit individual needs
  • 4.7 stars with over 6,000 reviews
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22. Keurig K-Elite Single Serve Programmable K-Cup Coffee Maker + 44 Laughing Man Pods

  • Brews the perfect cup of coffee in under a minute
  • Iced coffee setting – brew hot over ice at the touch of a button
  • 44 Laughing Man fair-trade certified coffee K-Cups included(not K-Cups)*
  • 4.3 stars with over 430 reviews
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23. All-in-One Wireless and Mobile Printer

  • Mobile printing, so you can print from your smartphone or tablet from anywhere
  • Copy, scan, fax, and wireless printer
  • Optional quiet mode so it’s less disruptive to roommates
  • 3.9 stars with over 1,600 reviews
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24. Large Capacity TSA Laptop Backpack

  • Sleeve for laptop, cell phone, water bottle, and organizer pockets keep everything easy to find
  • TSA-friendly and functional if he does any traveling
  • Comfortable ergonomic design with extra padding and back support
  • 4.8 stars from over 667 reviews
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Money Gifts For College Guys

Money is one of the gifts college students want for every occasion:

  • Birthday?
  • Christmas?
  • Going to college?
  • Birthday?
  • Final’s week?
  • Valentine’s day?
  • Just because?

The answer is yes, money is always a safe choice. Add cash and some of the gift cards below to this slim leather wallet and you will have one happy college student. 🙂

25. Travelambo Leather Slim Front Pocket Wallet

  • Super thin leather wallet to wear in a front pocket for maximum security
  • 6 card slots to carry most-used cards, cash and ID without the bulk
  • 4.5 stars with nearly 4,000 reviews
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26. Amazon Gift Cards

  • Perfect for any occasion to celebrate your college guy
  • Send as an eGift, print it at home, or send it in the mail
  • Let him pick what he actually wants from Amazon without worrying about how he will pay for it
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27. Activity and Restaurant Gift Cards

Finally, I’ve never heard a college guy complain about getting free money to enjoy a free cup of premium coffee, a restaurant meal, or free date night at the movies. You can order these from Amazon too. Here are some of the most popular among the college boys:

Starbucks Gift Card

AMC Theatre Gift Card

Buffalo Wild Wings Gift Card

Texas Roadhouse Gift Card

Subway Gift Cards Pack of 3

28. *Bonus* Amazon Prime for 1 Year

A perfect gift for college students who have everything already. You can gift them an Amazon Prime membership for 1 year or 3 months. Your college student will enjoy:

  • FREE two-day shipping on millions of items
  • No minimum order size (so they’re not adding extra things to the cart just to get free shipping)
  • Instant streaming of thousands of movies and TV shows
  • Unlimited, ad-free access to over a million songs and hundreds of playlists
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That way more college students will be delighted to open their gifts and next time you will know exactly what gifts college students want.

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