Sports Theme Party

Lots of fun recipes to start your Sports Theme Party. Where a jersey or any sports t-shirt to the party. Try making the cheese ball and placing in the middle of your table for a centerpiece or fill a container with small bouncy balls.
sports party food

Kids Cooking Activities Teaching Materials

Make teaching easier with our activities and recipes compiled in theme sets and books with an easy to read format

Perfect for teaching!

~This post may contain affiliate links and I'll earn a small commission if you shop through them. There is no extra cost to you. This is how we help support our family and continue to bring you amazing content. To learn more see the affiliates disclosure here.~

Football Theme Recipes

Football Sandwich

With a small ball of bread dough, shape into an oval shape to resemble a football. Bake and cool bread rolls.

Cut in half and prepare sandwiches. In a sandwich bag with the corner snipped off add softened cream cheese.

Pipe lines on top of the sandwiches to resemble an American football.

If you are baking your bread from scratch, you can add lines to resemble football laces before baking.
football rolls

Football Rice Krispies Treats

Using Cocoa Krispies prepare treats according to the package directions. Shape into footballs and let set for one hour. Before serving decorate with white icing stripes.

football krispies

Ball Theme Recipes

Cheese Ball

Prepare a Cheese ball and serve with round ball shaped crackers.
cheese ball

Baseball Hat

  • Large Cookie
  • Mini muffins or cupcakes

Frost bottom and sides of cupcake and place on top of cookie leaving an edge in the front for the baseball hat. Decorate with frosting or sprinkles.

Dessert Ball

  • 8 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 3/4 cup chopped cookie crumbs or miniature chocolate chips
  • Additional nuts, chocolate chips or cookie crumbs for rolling
  • graham crackers, plain vanilla cookies or shortbread cookies

In a mixing bowl combine cream cheese, butter and vanilla. Cream together. Add in powdered sugar. Blend. Stir in cookie crumbs. Shape into a ball. Lay out a sheet of waxed paper and scatter more cookie crumbs (or whatever toppings you are using) over the top. Place dessert ball on top of crumbs and roll around to coat entire ball.

dessert cheeseball

If mixture is too soft to form ball, lift edges of waxed paper and press cookies into cheese mixture. Wrap up in plastic wrap and chill several hours. Serve with graham crackers, plain vanilla cookies or shortbread cookies.

cheese ball

Try making a ball shaped cake

Broccoli Balls

Add some nutrition to a sports theme snack with these broccoli balls.
broccoli balls

Football Deviled Eggs

Using a recipe for deviled eggs, finish off the eggs with chives cut in pieces and added to make football laces.
football design deviled eggs

Sports Cakes

sport ball cakes
For a sports theme party we made one cake mix and divided into two round cake pans. After baking we left the round top on the cake and didn't level it off.

One was frosted with white and added red frosting for the laces using a round tip.

One cake was frosted orange, we used cookie frosting that comes in Wilton tubes because we had it on hand. We added Reese's pieces for the brown lines but you could also use M&M's. The type of frosting dried smooth.

Easy and they were a hit with the sports fans at the party.

It is easy to whip up some sports cupcakes like these too. They use very little cake decorating skills since you just create lines in different ball designs.
sports cupcakes

Sports Craft

Make your own bouncy ball.

Get all of our Theme Dinner Ideas in one ebook, free of ads and easier to use at parties and cooking activities with kids.
30 theme dinner ideas with recipe menu plans, decorating ideas and printable invitations all included in this 83 paged electronic book.
Theme Dinner Ideas

Sports Sundae Chocolate Bowl

Make your own Theme Dinner Party page.

Have you put together your own Theme Dinner Party? Do you have a theme menu or theme dinner idea to share? Tell us about it and we will create your own theme dinner party page.

Related Theme Dinner Ideas:
~Theme Dinner Ideas, ~ A-Z, ~ Animals, ~ Backwards, ~ Dinosaur, ~ Disney, ~ Farms, ~Fiesta, ~ Flowers,~Fondue, ~Frogs, ~ Hawaiian Luau, ~Homes, ~Insects,~Italian, ~Mother Nature, ~Movie Theme, ~Mystery Party, ~ Owls, ~Paris, ~ Penguins, ~~Princess and Prince Dinner, ~ Princess Tea Party, ~Rainbow, ~Reindeer, ~Sleepover Party, ~Snakes, ~Snowman, ~ Space, ~Sports, ~Sunflowers, ~Teddy Bear Tea Party, ~Transportation, ~Under the Sea, ~Western Cowboy

Follow Kids Cooking Activities

Pinterest youtube email newsletter