Building an Easter Basket for Less

April 12, 2019

Between gatherings and Easter egg hunts, Easter can mark peak bloom for spring festivities. From the basket to the treats inside, discover all you need to assemble an egg-cellent, budget-friendly Easter basket at Dollar General.

The Basket:
Whether it’s a classic wicker or a fuzzy plush basket, Dollar General has a wide variety of affordable baskets to make Easter morning special. Find baskets starting at $1 to allow for more room in the budget for candy, toys and fillers.

The eggs and fillers:
Discover fillable eggs starting at $1 that come in traditional spring colors and also in fun bunny shapes. Find value-sized packs of fillable eggs at affordable prices at your local Dollar General. Get creative with iridescent plastic Easter grass by using multiple colors and styles (crinkle paper grass, anyone?).

Candy, gifts and toys:
Find your favorite national candy brands like Cadbury®, Reese’s®, Russell Stover® and more at your local Dollar General. Plus, find additional savings with Dollar General’s private brands like Sweet Smiles®. Fill the basket with additional goodies like toys and stuffed animals. A basket isn’t complete with a plush stuffed animal like this multicolor plush bunny. Find affordable toys like this Easter themed bubble blower and jump rope to keep kids entertained and having fun!

Consider including fun, easy craft kits in your Easter baskets. Find inexpensive craft kits in-store to include as a family activity. Include foam stickers to use as three-dimensional media on a drawing or painting. Take a creative spin on a traditional activity like dying eggs with this Easter Deluxe Egg Dye Kit in tie dye.

Saving Tips:
Find more ways to save on Easter basket prep by considering Dollar General's Digital Coupons Program that helps to provide customers with an easy-to-use platform and digital coupons. Sign-up today by clicking here, visiting or accessing coupons on the Dollar General mobile app. Customers can load coupons to the account and redeem them at checkout during their next visit!

About Dollar General Corporation 

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) is proud to serve as America’s neighborhood general store. Founded in 1939, Dollar General lives its mission of Serving Others every day by providing access to affordable products and services for its customers, career opportunities for its employees, and literacy and education support for its hometown communities. As of August 4, 2023, the company’s 19,488 Dollar General, DG Market, DGX and pOpshelf stores across the United States and Mi Súper Dollar General stores in Mexico provide everyday essentials including food, health and wellness products, cleaning and laundry supplies, self-care and beauty items, and seasonal décor from our high-quality private brands alongside many of the world’s most trusted brands such as Coca Cola, PepsiCo/Frito-Lay, General Mills, Hershey, J.M. Smucker, Kraft, Mars, Nestlé, Procter & Gamble and Unilever.  Learn more at

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