Want to brighten someone’s day? This Box of Sunshine printable set makes it easy to put together a thoughtful and unique gift basket that will put a smile on anyone’s face. Simply print out the template and attach them to a box or basket filled with yellow gifts. Your friends will be sure to appreciate your thoughtfulness!
What is a Yellow Box of Sunshine?
A Yellow Box of Sunshine is a gift basket or box filled with yellow gifts and goodies.
Also known as a Bucket of Sunshine, this themed gift basket idea is so much fun to give and even more fun to receive.
In fact, this cheery box of goodness has become super popular because it makes a great gift for any occasion including:
- College Care Packages
- Baby Showers
- Get-Well Gift
- Teacher Appreciation
- Bereavement Gift
- Or simply just because!
It’s the perfect present to show you care and brighten their day!
What do I Need to Make a Box of Sunshine?
To make your own Yellow Box of Sunshine, you will need:
- A box, basket, bucket or yellow gift bag
- The free Yellow Box of Sunshine Printables
(instant download pdf at the bottom of this post)
- Yellow gifts and goodies to fill your box or basket
- Yellow ribbon, tissue paper, or confetti (optional)
Sunshine Box Ideas
If you’re looking for a unique and thoughtful way to show your friends how much you care, this sunshine in a box idea is perfect! It’s easy to put together, and you can personalize it to fit your friend’s, family member’s, or coworker’s personality.
Plus, it’s a great way to show your appreciation, or cheer someone up who’s going through a rough time.
To help you put together the perfect box of sunshine, we’ve put together a list of fun yellow items and small gifts that are sure to bring joy and happiness to the receiver.
Yellow Gift Ideas
Below you’ll find over 60 different yellow gift ideas to include in your sunshine box. Simply pick and choose the items that you think your friend would enjoy the most!
- Banana Chips
- Banana Runts
- Juicy Fruit gum
- Life Savers
- Tic Tacs
- Lemon Heads
- Lemon Tea
- Chamomile Tea
- Lemon cookies
- Peanut M&Ms
- Simply Lemonade
- Lemon Drops
- Lemon Jello
- Yellow socks
- Yellow gloves
- Hair scrunchies
- Burt’s Bees lip balm
- Nail polish
- Hand cream
- Bath bombs
- Dish towel
- Coffee Mug
- Water bottle
- Yellow plastic flower lei
- Rubber ducky
- Glow Sticks
- Yellow plushie
- Yellow flip flops
- Little Miss Sunshine Book
- Playing cards
- Art supplies
- Yellow glitter
- Sidewalk chalk
- Fridge magnets
- Sticky notes
- Gift voucher
- Yellow balloons
- Yellow stress ball
- Bananagrams Word Game
- Yellow flower seeds
- Planter pot
- Picture frame
- Secret Life of Bees book
- Recipe cards
Need some more ideas? You can even create themed Sunshine gift boxes like:
- A box of lemonade mix
- Yellow and white paper straws
- Mason jar with a yellow string wrapped around the rim
- Alternative – Mike’s Hard Lemonade
- A Jar of honey
- Lemon Curd
- Lemon cookies
- Yellow checked napkin
- Small basket
- A packet of sunflower seeds
- A bunch of daffodils
- Yellow planter
- Gardening gloves
- A tube of sunscreen
- A travel-sized bottle of yellow nail polish
- A copy of The Sunshine Boys by Neil Simon
- Lemon chapstick
- A yellow notebook
- A box of notecards
- A yellow pen
- A happy face stress ball
- A rubber ducky
- Bath bombs
- Face mask
- Coffee Mug
- Lemon Tea
Yellow Gifts for Kids
- An Emoji Stuffie
- A CD of sunny songs like “Here Comes the Sun”
- Yellow M&Ms or Skittles
- Juicy Fruit Gum
- Box of Cheerios
Friendship Box of Sunshine Printable
This friendship box of sunshine printable is the perfect way to show your friends how much you appreciate them! Simply print out the pages, cut out the cards, and attach them to a box filled with yellow things.
The funny cards feature yellow puns like, “hello, sunshine” and “ray of sunshine’ with adorable sun graphics that are cheerful yellow and sky blue.
There are plenty of different designs that can be used to make several boxes. One design is made to go onto the top of the box, but others make cute bookmarks and stickers. Just print them out on card stock or printable sticker paper to customize the items for your needs.
If you’re still struggling over ideas, the freebie also includes a full page of creative ways to use these fun printables!
How to Make a Box of Sunshine
Ready to make your own box of Sunshine?
This free box of sunshine printable makes it easy to show your appreciation for someone special in your life, whether it’s a friend, family member, or coworker. Simply print out the template, cut out the sun and fun sayings, and assemble the box.
What You’ll Need:
- A box (any size will do!) or basket
- Yellow tissue paper
- Box of Sunshine printable template
- Glue or tape
- Yellow gifts!
1. Print out the top of the box template on white card stock or white sticker paper, depending on how you want to use it.
2. Choose how to print the rest of the pages.
3. Assemble your box and fill it with yellow tissue paper.
4. Fill the box with yellow gifts
5. Attach the different sun and pictures to the top of the box, drop them inside the box, and even put a sticker to the folded over tissue paper for a special touch.
6. Give the gift to your friend and enjoy seeing their sunny smile!
Grab Your Free Box of Sunshine Printables
The box of sunshine printable is a great way to show your friends how much you appreciate them. The printable comes with several different designs, so you can choose the one that best suits your friend. Plus, it’s an instant digital download, so it’s free and easy to print out at home. What could be better than that?
Make it a kindness party and invite friends or your family to make boxes of sunshine for people in their lives too! It’s an easy way to spread some happiness and let people know that they are appreciated.
Grab the free PDF files here and bring a little sunshine into someone’s life today!
Who will you give this perfect gift to in your life? Drop a comment or share a photo of your creation in the comments!
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