Last year’s Halloween Boo Basket for my son was a big hit. Not only was it popular with him, but you guys as well! The original post and pins have been viewed and saved tons which inspired this follow up, sharing boo basket ideas from fellow bloggers and influencers and some of my favorite inspiration.
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What is a Boo Basket?
A “Boo Basket” can be larger like an Easter Basket, but Halloween themed, or just a small treat that is delivered to neighbors and friends. Once delivered, it is said that the recipient has been “booed”. Boo Baskets are filled with candy, treats, toys and other themed trinkets.
Britni at Play Party Plan has a great overview on Boo Baskets and the art of “boo-ing” someone. In addition she has some cute printables and fun ideas for what to include in your Halloween basket.
Amanda Wilens shares How to BOO Your Friends, Family and Neighbors in her post complete with free printables.
How to Create a Halloween Boo Basket
Creating a Boo Basket is as simple as choosing a container and filling it with Halloween themed treats. You could choose simply Halloween theme or go further by choosing an even narrower theme like Harry Potter, Nightmare Before Christmas or Disney. Use your imagination and the inspiration found here to create fun Halloween gifts for friends, kids and neighbors.
Some places in the country are still experiencing pretty warm temperatures. Lisa at Drug Store Divas has some great tips on How to Boo Your Neighbors When It’s Hot Out.
Bridget shares that you can literally make a Boo Basket out of anything. What kid wouldn’t love her adorable surprise box full of Halloween treats? She shares printables and plenty of ideas on her blog Sunshine and Rainy Days.
Boo Basket Ideas
Cassie at Get Your Holiday On has embraced Boo Baskets for the entire family and shares her Disney themed Boo Basket Ideas for Kids and Adults.
What to put in a Boo Basket
I personally love to hunt for items at the Target Dollar Spot and Dollar Tree to include in Boo Baskets. You can pick up coloring books, erasers, mini pumpkins and all sorts of themed goodies as well as candy to include. In addition, I like to try to include some more special, last items. Here are some things I found recently:
What to Put Your Halloween Boo Basket In
Booing your friends and neighbors can be as simple as dropping some treats into a paper bag or box. If you want to be a little extra, opt for a for a theme container or reusable basket or crate. Here are some of my favs:
Boo Basket Inspiration
One of my favorite places to find inspiration is Instagram. I am on my feed daily and find so many great ideas, gorgeous pictures and even new friends. Here are a few of my favorite inspirational Boo Basket photos from Instagram. Be sure to search #boobasket for more ideas!
Thanks so much for popping in to see these new Boo Basket ideas. Halloween is one of our favorite holidays and I have shared many posts on my blog over the years. Don’t miss Halloween Ideas for When You Can’t Trick or Treat or Family Friendly Halloween Movies for your Little Monsters. We hope you have a great holiday!