A container made of interwoven strips of pliable materials, such as cane, straw, thin wood, or plastic, and often carried by means of a handle or handles. A basket is a stiff container that is used for carrying or storing objects. Baskets are made from thin strips of materials such as straw, plastic, or wire woven together. While baskets are usually used for harvesting, storage and transport, specialized baskets are used as sieves for a variety of purposes, including cooking, processing seeds or grains, tossing gambling pieces, rattles, fans, fish traps, and laundry. There were hanging baskets full of summer flowers. She found a basket of fruit waiting for her in the hotel room. The logs were in a wicker basket next to the fireplace. We packed a picnic basket and set off for the beach. Basketry is made from a variety of fibrous or pliable materials—anything that will bend and form a shape. Examples include pine, straw, willow, oak, wisteria, forsythia, vines, stems, animal hair, hide, grasses, thread, and fine wooden splints.In particular, smaller shopping trips are often best accompanied by a basket because the weight will be minimal and baskets take up much less space than carts. Baskets also tend to be more durable than carts because they don’t feature as many components. Creating one starts with noticing an interest in a book or a general interest and sometimes a resource that sparks your or a child’s imagination. Next is to recognise what is of particular interest to the child or children, it is the characters, the actions, the schema or urges or something else. A lightweight container, generally round, open at the top, and tapering toward the bottom. A basket of fake fruit adorned the table. A wire or plastic container similar in shape to a basket, used for carrying articles for purchase in a shop.