Gag Gift Idea: Ball Of Life Poem

This fun Christmas gift idea, with poem, is a great gag gift for the holiday season.

Gag Gift Idea: Ball Of Life Poem

What you need

Tennis ball
Optional box


You can tie the poem directly to the ball or place the ball into a organza bag, gift bag or into a box.

The Ball Of Life Poem

Suffering from stress: Fondle it constantly.

Need to relieve your anger: Throw it at someone.

Short of a massage: Roll it around the bottom of your feet.

Lack of communication in your life: Tell it your inner most secrets.

Short of a good friend: Paint a smiley face on it.

Needing some unconditional love: Throw it at a wall, it will always come back to you.

Want to be less selfish: Lend it to someone when you are not using it.

Want to be aware of others, want to become more thoughtful: Look after your ball, try to understand how it feels to be kicked about, stood on, given away and abused.

Want to be less judgmental: Be happy with this gift, it’s the thought that counts not the cost.

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  1. We gave this to a friend one year and he still tells people that it is the best present anyone ever gave him. I think you just have to be careful who you give it too. Some people would probably be offended.

  2. iloveit

  3. This is fantastic my dad is turning 70 and it will be the perfect gag gift plus the bonus is he actually plays tennis!!!!

  4. I love it will sure be using this idea in the future

  5. Love this gift! Honestly a great gift! I cant wait to give it to my mum on christmas! Very creative!

  6. falineowlight says:

    *rofl* This is fabulous! I can’t wait to send it to my friends. :D

  7. love it so much

  8. this a really…………..great gag gift. i love it! can’t wait to make this.

  9. My brother always complains about me giving him useless or cheap gifts at Christmas. If I give him this with a few other good gifts and this one, it will make up for the year I gave him a toy that he claimed to be a dog toy. The crazy nineteen year old has no idea that our dog would never play with that.

  10. Love this project – am going to make some for my friends to give at Christmas. If it makes them smile I’ll be happy.

  11. This is wonderful ! To me the “gift” will be in the LAUGHS once the poem is read. There is really too much negativity and sadness in this world – a good laugh is worth a million! :) Kristi

  12. aww this is cute

  13. love it-will give to my tennis teammates –karinya

  14. I love it!!

  15. I love this idea! im going to get tennis balls right now! lol =)

  16. that craft is so weird

  17. Clever Idea! Its got a really good message. Will use it on my dad! =)

  18. LOL I love it

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