Everyone enjoys unpacking a gift basket full of goodies—so, they’re guaranteed to love these spooky basket ideas. A spooky basket is a fun and festive way to celebrate Halloween! It is typically filled with candy, decorations, and other treats.
Many people also include a note or card with their contact information so that the recipient can “boo” them back! I have a FREE cute BOO’ed Printable HERE for you! Boo baskets are a great way to spread holiday cheer and get into the Halloween spirit!
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If you aren’t planning to go door to door this year, these Halloween baskets will still make great gifts for your teachers and friends alike! You’ll have as much fun making these spooky basket ideas as they’ll have opening them.
FREE You’ve Been Boo’ed Printable
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Spooky Basket Ideas
You might’ve already heard of the “You’ve Been Booed!” trend. It is a popular Halloween tradition where people anonymously give each other small gifts, typically in the form of a spooky basket or treat bag. The recipient is then supposed to “boo” two other people in turn. This fun tradition is a great way to spread holiday cheer and get into the Halloween spirit! Here are a few ideas to get you started.
Personalized Spooky Baskets
Such a sweet added touch when you personalize something like these fun boo baskets! Find the cute baskets HERE.
Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Gift Box
I’m in love with this one! Tis the season for pumpkin spice! Bring it on with this amazing gift set perfect for any pumpkin spice lover.
Pet Lover Spooky Basket
Don’t forget your favorite pets when it comes to gifting a special Halloween treat! They will be sure to appreciate it and have fun going through their goodies.
Movie Night Spooky Basket
Nothing says “movie night” like a fun popcorn bucket full of surprise candy, treats, and fun!
Paper Bag Witch’s Broom Halloween Treat Bag
How clever to DIY this paper bag into a witch’s broom as a unique way to carry on the “You’ve been boo’ed” trend.
Whimsical Spooky Bucket Idea
Go all out with bright colors like this purple bucket and black and white polka dot accents. What a cute way to gift someone!
Oh my gourd! Spooky Bag
How adorable is this little gourd peeking out of his treat bag? Wouldn’t you love a surprise boo bag like this one for Halloween?
Crafting Night Spooky Basket Idea
Create a fun night of crafting for your favorite crafter friend. This is a great way to keep the creativity going.
Spooky Babe Spa Gift Package
Any girl would love a spa gift package like this one with a Halloween Spooky Babe theme!
Crocheted Pumpkin Boo Basket
Crochet a pumpkin basket to make your spooky basket even more special. Every time they use this basket, they’ll think about how much you care.
Smell My Feet Gift Idea
Treat your friends to a fun treat bag full of all they need for a pedicure!
Cute and Spooky Basket Idea
This traditional orange basket is stuffed with amazing goodies and Halloween themed gifts.
You’ve Been Boozed Spooky Gift Idea
Gift your adult friends a great bottle of wine with a “You’ve been boozed” tag and a cute bow!
Halloween Cake Pops Gift Idea
Treat your friend to a yummy selection of spooky cake pops.
GhostBusters Spooky Basket Idea
What better way to show your spirit than with ghosts and this Ghostbuster-themed gift idea is amazing!
Candy-Filled Jars Spooky Basket Idea
Fill three jars up with festive candies and mark them with the letters that spell “B-O-O” and you’ve got an instantly cute boo basket!
Halloween Candy Care Package
Nothing says I love you to a college student better than a colossal candy care package like this one with over 83 Pieces of popular candy packaged in spooky fashion!
Spooky Spiderweb Basket
Have some fun decorating a basic white basket with spiderwebs and plastic spiders and then fill it with your favorite books, candy, and plush toys for the perfect Halloween gift basket.
Halloween Cookie Gift Idea
Find your favorite spooks in the form of delicious iced cookies here from Harry and David! Such a thoughtful gesture to send to someone.
Galvanized Bucket Boo Basket
Fill a galvanized bucket with candy and decorate with ribbon and boo printables.
Non-food Halloween Treat Idea
Try popping some Halloween books, a t-shirt, and some socks into a pumpkin bucket for a great alternative to candy this year.
Halloween Movie Night Bucket Gift Idea
Another twist on movie night is this fun bucket filled with drinks and Halloween snacks ready for a spooky night at home!
Boo Printables Spooky Bucket
Being Boo’d wouldn’t be complete without a candy-filled bucket and booing instructions!
Spooky Boo Basket
Fill up a cardboard box and decorate with fun printables.
Halloween Pumpkin Bucket Pre-filled
Short on time? Grab this already-filled pumpkin bucket. It comes conveniently filled with candies ready to go.
DIY Spooky Basket Ideas for your Halloween Party
If you’re looking for some spooky basket ideas for your Halloween party, look no further! Here are a few easy and creative ideas that will surely get your guests in the Halloween spirit:
1. For a classic spooky look, try filling a black cauldron with candy and other treats. Top it off with a few creepy crawlers for extra effect!
2. Fill a basket with fake spider webs and spiders for a truly scary decoration. Add in some Halloween-themed candy and you’re all set!
3. Create a “witch’s brew” basket by filling it with bubbling (candy) potion bottles, bats, and other spooky accessories.
4. Go for a gothic look by filling a basket with black roses, skulls, and other dark decorations. Top it off with some “bloody” candy for an extra gruesome touch!
5. Fill a basket with Halloween-themed books, movies, and games for a fun and festive way to entertain your guests. Add in some snacks and drinks for a complete party package.
Whatever spooky basket idea you choose, your guests are sure to enjoy it! Happy Halloween!
When should you give a boo basket?
A boo basket is typically given out on Halloween night, but you can give one any time during the Halloween season! They are a great way to spread holiday cheer and get into the Halloween spirit!
What is the best thing to put in a boo basket?
There is no one “best” thing to put in a boo basket. It really depends on your personal preference! Some popular items include candy, decorations, spider webs, spiders, and witch’s brew. You can also get creative and fill your basket with Halloween-themed books, movies, and games. Whatever you choose, your guests are sure to enjoy it!
What is the point of a boo basket?
A boo basket is a fun and festive way to celebrate Halloween! It is typically filled with candy, decorations, and other treats. Many people also include a note or card with their contact information so that the recipient can “boo” them back! Boo baskets are a great way to spread holiday cheer and get into the Halloween spirit!