Basket Idea Zone

basket for a senior citizen

or grandparent



 

 

SENIOR CITIZEN'S BASKET IDEA


Container Ideas:

  • Bed table

  • Book bag

  • Fireside basket

  • Flat basket

  • Magazine rack

  • Oval wire basket

  • Storage box

  • Tupperware-style containers (stack up several into a “tower”)

  • Wooden basket
     

Content Suggestions:

  • Bottled fruit juice

  • Cans of their favorite soups

  • Card showing donation to a charitable organization in their name

  • Coffee

  • Comb and brush

  • Coupon holder (empty or filled with grocery coupons)

  • Day-of-the-week pill holder

  • Dried fruits

  • Fresh fruit

  • Gift certificate to a restaurant

  • Large print book

  • Laundry soap

  • Magazine (with or without gift subscription)

  • Mints

  • Noodle mixes

  • Nuts

  • Old family photo restored and framed

  • Photo album or frame (with pictures of family included)

  • Razor

  • Robe and slippers

  • Shaving cream

  • Soap

  • Socks

  • Soup mixes

  • Specialty coffees or teas

  • Spring water

  • Stationary and envelopes (with stamps)

  • Ticket to local attraction or event
     

Decorating Possibilities:

  • Line the bottom of the basket with a piece of Victorian lace or a doily.

  • Add some silk flowers to the inside or outside of the basket.

  • Simple and inexpensive: Wrap a box of stationary and a pretty pen together with a ribbon.  Add a package of stamps.

 

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HOLIDAYS

 Christmas

 Father's Day
 
Fourth of July
 
Hanukkah

 Mother's Day

 New Year's Eve

 Valentine's Day

 More...

 

FOOD

 

OCCASIONS

 Anniversary
 
Baby Shower
 
Birthday
 
Get Well
 
Graduation
 
Housewarming
 
New Baby
 
Retirement
 
Wedding/Marriage
 

SENTIMENTS

 Bereavement
 
Congratulations
 
Pamper
 
Romance
 
Thank You
 
Thinking of You
 

FOR HER

 

FOR HIM

 

FOR A TEACHER

 

SPECIAL INTERESTS

 

BY AGE RANGE

 

LOW BUDGET

 

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