Pick a theme for your team/club/academy and have each person donate one item from the suggestions below to create a fabulous basket! Team work and everyone pitching in will help you make a great basket. Themes & suggested items:
Baking : Cookie/Baking sheets, cupcake/cake pans, oven gloves, baking utensils, recipe book for baking, rolling pin, cookie cutters, cake mixes, sprinkles, chocolate chips, etc.
Coffee & Tea Lovers: Coffee maker, mugs, syrups, kettle, teas, honey , starbucks gift cards etc.
Movie Night: Theater gift cards, DVD’s, popcorn, popcorn maker, popcorn bucket or bowl, throw blankets, hot chocolate, assorted candy, pizza or other takeout restaurant gift cards, etc.
At-home Spa: Shower gels, soaps, a fluffy bathrobe, lotions, candles, bath salts slippers, nail polish, body scrubs, pedicure kit, spa or salon gift cards, etc.
Arts & Crafts: Paint, brushes, wood shapes to paint, beads, pipe cleaners, felt, glue, scissors, feathers, wiggly eyes, markers, crayons, glue sticks, Michaels or Joann’s craft store gift cards, etc.
Camping basket: Lantern, s’mores supplies, outdoor games, camping dishes, sleeping bag, flashlight, batteries, radio, cards, games, tent, gift cards to sporting goods store, tent, air mattress, etc.
Fix It basket: Toolbox, drill, screwdriver set, hammer, wrenches, gloves, tape measure, gloves, eye protection, any kind of tool to be used around the house, Home Depot or Lowes gift cards, etc.
Cooking: Grilling accessories, BBQ sauce, cookbooks, slow cooker, portable BBQ, marinades, grocery gift cards, etc.
Yard & Garden: Gardening tools, gloves, seed packets, ceramic or clay pots, watering can, pruning shears, kneeling pad, gardening books, Armstrong Garden or Home Depot gift cards, etc.
Family Fun: Family Board Games, card games, dice, popcorn, karaoke machine, sport event tickets, Boomer’s or Dave & Busters gift cards, etc.
Date Night: Wine, g/c's out to dinner, g/c to paint and vino, wine glasses, movie tickets, hair/nail g/c, etc...
Fun in the Sun: Sunglasses (his & hers), beach towels, sand toys, sunscreen, tropical beverages, waterproof cameras, snorkel gear and an e-reader to enjoy at the beach. Store in a big straw tote, suitcase or on a beach chair, with bright decorations like paper umbrellas and leis.
Fishing: Include fishing gear like rods, reels, nets, hats and a fully equipped tackle box. Store in a big metal chum bucket. Add a g/c for a day fishing trip if possible.
Home & Garden: Homey details that add charm and a splash of green. Try a birdhouse with bird feeder, a dozen different succulents, gardening tools, seeds, gloves and a gift card to a home improvement store or gardening center. Store it all in a sturdy ceramic, metal or wooden planter.