DIY Football Gift Basket Ideas

Homemade DIY Gift Basket Ideas for People Who Love to Play and Watch Football!

Every summer, fall, and winter, hundreds of thousands of football fans and players across America hit the streets, fields, and living room couches to watch or play football. To these fans, football isn’t just a game, it’s a lifestyle. Whether it’s high school football, college, or the NFL, football means everything to anyone who loves the sport. So if you’re considering putting together your own DIY football gift basket for a friend or family member, you’re making a great decision!

Football Gift Basket Ideas

Creating a DIY football-themed gift basket isn’t all that difficult, as long as you have a general idea of what to include. There are plenty of cool football related gift items for people of all ages that will fit very nicely within your DIY football gift basket. Choosing among the thousands of options however, can be a challenge.

If you’re having trouble coming up with ideas on what to include in your gift basket, don’t worry because we’ve got you covered like a shutdown cornerback! We’ve put together a great a-la-carte selection of items that you can purchase directly from Amazon to build your own unique DIY football gift basket. We’ve included highly-rated selections at various price ranges to allow you to accommodate your budget, while still allowing you to create a super fun and useful gift basket your gift recipient will go nuts for! Of course, you don’t have to go with our selections, we are only presenting you with a few ideas for items that would make a great addition to your football gift basket theme! You can also find many of these items at your local retailers. Just make sure they are small enough to fit in your gift basket.

For your convenience, we’ve broken out the basket items by category to make it easy for you to build your DIY gift basket for your football loving friend or family member. Just select one or more items from each category. And before you know it, you’ll have everything you need to create a super fun and unique DIY football themed gift basket. Please note that some items are in multiples, which is helpful if you are creating multiple DIY gift baskets with the same, or similar theme. Please note that we have included items for adults as well as teens.

DIY football gift baskets make great gifts for birthdays, Father’s Day, Christmas, best friends, and more! Be sure to check out our DIY basketball gift basket ideas!

Let's Start Creating Your DIY Football Gift Basket!

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Begin by Selecting Some Great Books on Football

Here are a few exceptional ideas!

The Ultimate Football Trivia Book: 600 Questions for the Super-Fan Paperback

The League: How Five Rivals Created the NFL and Launched a Sports Empire Paperback

NFL 100 Hardcover – Illustrated

Touchdown Kid Paperback

Think Like a Warrior: The Five Inner Beliefs That Make You Unstoppable (Sports for the Soul) Paperback

Relentless Optimism: How a Commitment to Positive Thinking Changes Everything (Sports for the Soul) Paperback

Legends: The Best Players, Games, and Teams in Football (Legends: Best Players, Games, & Teams) Paperback – Illustrated

Talking to GOATs: The Moments You Remember and the Stories You Never Heard Paperback

Now Let's Add a Mug or Tumbler!

Check out these super fun ideas...

Simple Modern Officially Licensed NFL Water Bottle with Straw Lid | Vacuum Insulated Stainless Steel 32oz Thermos | Summit Collection

Joyclub 30oz Football Tumbler Double Wall Stainless Steel Vacuum Insulated Tumbler

Simple Modern Officially Licensed NFL Insulated Stainless Steel Tumbler with Clear Flip Lid and Straw | 30oz

Gatorade Gx Hydration System, Non-Slip Gx Squeeze Bottles Or Gx Sports Drink Concentrate Pods

Give Your Football Lover Something Fun to Wear

Here are a few popular ideas to consider for your basketball-themed gift basket...

Northwest NFL unisex-adult Silk Touch Bath Robe – Any Team

FOCO NCAA Men’s Sherpa Slide Slippers – Any Team

Nike Dri Fit Head Tie

Ultra Game NFL Men’s Active Soft Fleece Jogger Sweatpants – Any Team

Franklin Sports NCAA Kids Football Uniform Set – NFL Youth Football Costume for Boys & Girls – Set Includes Helmet, Jersey & Pants – Any Team

FOCO Men’s NFL Team Logo Moccasin Slippers – Any Team

Junk Food Clothing x NFL – Bold Logo – Short Sleeve Fan Shirt for Men and Women Officially Licensed NFL Apparel – Team Colors

I’d Rather Be – Funny Socks Novelty Gifts

Let's Top Off Your Football Gift Basket With Some More Fun Stuff!

Adding a couple of these fun football-related items will really show that you put some thought into this gift. Here are a few ideas...

Zobmondo!! Go Long! Football Dice Game, Fun Math Dice Game for Adults and Kids Ages 6 and Up

Under Armour Adult Undeniable Duffle 4.0 Gym Bag

Gatorade Premium Sideline Towel Bi-color, White, Small

PSG mens Chef Hat and Set NFL Apron, Team Color, One Size US

Basic Fun Classic, Retro Handheld Football Electronic Game, One Size Fits All

NFL Pro Football Tabletop Stackers Block Game by Wild Sports

FOCO Men’s NFL Team Logo Sport Athletic Sunglasses – Any Team

YouTheFan NFL Joe Journeyman 18” x 24” 500-Piece Team Puzzle – Any Team

YouTheFan NFL Retro Series Puzzle – 500 Pieces – Any Team

FOCO NFL Team Logo Metal Bottle Cap Hanging Wall Sign – Any Team

Move2Play Talkin’ Sports, Hilariously Interactive Toy Football with Music & Sound FX

Complete Your Basket With a Football!

Here are some really popular choices...

WILSON NFL Super Grip Composite Football

Rawlings NFL Downfield Youth Football (All Team Options)

NFL Gridiron Junior-Size Youth Football (All Team Options)


Baskets and Fill Material

If you need baskets and fill material, we recommend heading over to your local Dollar Store if you have one in the neighborhood or within the general vicinity. You might also have some luck at Walmart or Target. Amazon also has a wide variety of baskets in various, shapes, sizes, and materials.