Promotional Product Ideas, School Spirit Items, Sports & Outdoor / 17.11.2016

[caption id="attachment_6165" align="alignnone" width="800"]Original Foam Finger By Associated Press (Ottumwa High School yearbook) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons[/caption]Foam fingers and foam hands have been a popular sports spirit item since they were introduced in 1971 at a high school boys state basketball final. However, the first prototype wasn't made of foam. Instead, the giant foam finger at that game was made of hardware cloth and papier-mâché. Since then, many different manufacturing companies have been producing foam fingers and foam hand gestures in bulk. They have become a staple item at football and basketball games. However, foam fingers and foam hands aren't just for sports games. They have been very effectively used in advertising, as well as for other "unsanctioned" uses.

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School Spirit Items, Sports & Outdoor / 01.06.2016

Top 3 Football Spirit ItemsEach year as school comes to a close, students and teachers are look forward to a few months of downtime. Plans are made for sleeping late, vacations, pool and beach time, and plenty of time to explore favorite hobbies. However, for football coaches, there is no rest. It's already time to plan the new football season that begins with summer training and the first game of the season near the first week or two of school. Good coaches know that efficient planning can make the difference between a winning and losing season. As the new football season is planned, raising money for the team for new equipment, uniforms, and travel expenses is often at the top of the to-do list. One extremely effective way to raise funds is by selling school spirit items. Below you will find the top 3 selling football spirit items along with the honorable mention and a rising superstar with potential to take over a top 3 spot.

Top 3 Football Spirit Items

School Spirit Items, Sports & Outdoor / 27.05.2016

How to save money when you buy bulk foam fingersFoam fingers are a staple at sporting events. Whether the sport be football, basketball, baseball, soccer, or hockey, fans love waiving their team's foam fingers while cheering on their beloved team. These foam hands provide an incredible opportunity to raise funds by selling to your fan base. While finding the right shape and size for your foam finger may not be so difficult, fitting your order into your budget may be a bit more challenging when factoring in the shipping costs. Foam fingers are very lightweight, so why are they so expensive to ship? It is true that foam fingers don't weight much; however, UPS and FedEx