SpongeBob SquarePants is one of those things that is a cultural phenomenon for almost every generation.
Whether your friend was introduced with that first episode when it aired or they somehow found it through the Broadway Musical, there are plenty of gift ideas out there for a SpongeBob fan.
So what do you get someone who is a SpongeBob fan?
Cool SpongeBob gifts can be made by Nickelodeon or by fans of the show themselves. They can be somewhat generic and understood by everyone or they can reference specific moments in the show.
Here Are 103 of the Best Gift Ideas for SpongeBob SquarePants Lovers
Gifts For The Biggest SpongeBob Fan
The center of the show is always going to be SpongeBob SquarePants himself. This happy little guy is a symbol all over the world of hard work, friendship, happiness, and a little bit of love. Here is some great SpongeBob merch for the biggest fans out there!
This SpongeBob Plush (Which Totally Doubles As A Pillow)
One good thing about SpongeBob being a square is that any plush you get someone who loves him will also double as a pillow. This is a great SpongeBob gift for younger children or someone who will keep this on their bed.
SpongeBob Mocking Meme Vinyl Figure
The pose that launched a million memes. You’ve probably seen this SpongeBob mocking pose in a hilarious meme at some point. Now you can gift it to your favorite SpongeBob fan!
SpongeBob Charging Cable and USB Charger
Everyone always needs an extra charger to keep with them or somewhere in their home. This SpongeBob character is adorable and easy to find and distinguish from all of those other cords.
SpongeBob License Tee
This shirt has all of the necessary elements to show off their SpongeBob fandom without being too childlike. Instead, it is sure to bring a smile to everyone’s face.
SpongeBob SquarePants Pullover Hoodie and Pants
If your favorite SpongeBob fan needs something to lounge in, this is a relaxed outfit that they will love. They can wear the hoodie out and about and the sweats whenever they want to relax with a few episodes.
SpongeBob Stir Popcorn Popper
Who doesn’t love popcorn? This popper will allow them to use regular kernels which are healthier for them! When it fills up, it really looks like the texture of SpongeBob himself!
SpongeBob Chia Pet with Seed Pack
Chia pets are a great gift because they keep giving. They are activities, display pieces, and plants at the same time!
A SpongeBob House Pineapple Planter
Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? This planter looks just like SpongeBob’s house and is the perfect addition to a sunny windowsill or a desk. It comes in a variety of colors and heights to match your friend’s personal style.
SpongeBob x King Ice Necklace
Nothing says fandom quite like iced out characters. This necklace is sparkly and beautiful.
SpongeBob Ugly Christmas Sweater
This is the season to be spongy, indeed. This sweater makes for an excellent SpongeBob Christmas gift!
SpongeBob & Friends Pet Leash
Have a friend who loves SpongeBob and their dog? This pet leash is a great gift to give them!
SpongeBob Adjustable Mesh Pet Harness
If they don’t’ need a leash, this harness is the best option for those smaller dogs!
Women’s SpongeBob Cropped Crewneck Sweatshirt
This crewneck sweater perfectly matches the color of everyone’s favorite Sponge. This is one of the cutest SpongeBob gifts for her!
SpongeBob SquarePants Laplander Hat
This hat is an adorable accessory for any SpongeBob fan who needs to keep their head warm.
SpongeBob 3D-Sculpted Ceramic Mug
This square-shaped mug holds a TON of coffee for their morning episode watching. Even better? It will keep it nice and warm.
SpongeBob Pineapple Window 3D Mug
If that mug wasn’t to your taste, this one is a traditional-looking mug that has SpongeBob peaking out of his Pineapple house window!
Silly SpongeBob Socks
If you know someone who loves a pop of silly socks with his suit, this is going to be a great gift. It’s good for someone getting married, someone starting a new job, or someone going off to college.
SpongeBob Funko POP!
Funko POP! figures are the hottest item in gift-giving and everyone seems to enjoy them. Check out these awesome SpongeBob Funko POP! figures.
Spongebob in Camping Gear Funko POP!
Santa SpongeBob Funko POP!
SpongeBob Singing Funko POP!
Unique SpongeBob Gifts
If your friend already has a ton of SpongeBob stuff and you want to get them something a bit more unique, consider some of these. Here are some Spongebob novelty gifts!
Timberland SpongeBob Premium Boots
These boots are a little bit out there, but they are perfect for a SpongeBob fan – even better, they are still wearable.
SpongeBob EMT Sticker
Sometimes life is a bunch of barnacles, but this gift won’t be.
SpongeBob SquarePants Embroidery Beret Hat
This beret hat almost seems like it has nothing to do with SpongeBob, but it has some characters embroidered on it!
Nat Peterson SpongeBob SquarePants Meme Sequin Pillowcase
One way, this pillowcase looks like a beautiful golden design. The other way? It is Nat Peterson, one of the most popular background characters.
SpongeBob and Friends Cupcake Toppers
Does your friend like to bake? These cupcake toppers would be perfect. It would also be a great way to top something you’ve made for them.
SpongeBob Pencil Holder
This could be so much more than a pencil holder – it is a great little box that looks just like SpongeBob.
Framed SpongeBob SquarePants Title Sequence Pirate
The pirate who sings the theme song is iconic and this is a way to show off fandom without actually using the animated characters.
Sexy Plankton Figurine
Plankton is a character that fans will either love or hate. This foe of SpongeBob, who tries to steal the Krabby Patty recipe, is a cult favorite. Show him off with this naughty statue. This is a really funny SpongBob gift!
Krusty Krab Pizza Meme T-Shirt
One of the most iconic episodes of SpongeBob features him delivering a pizza with Squidward. Anyone who loves the show would love to wear this shirt that features the creator of the Krusty Krab pizza, Mr. Krabs.
Mrs. Puff Goes To Prison Again (Print)
Mrs. Puff is another character that isn’t featured in every episode of the show, but when she is, the show is going to be better. She teaches SpongeBob how to drive, to sometimes scary results for her. This shirt shows off one of those results.
Fishing & Hiking Mr. Krabs Flat Top Bucket Hat
Bucket hats are on-trend right now, and this Mr. Krabs hat walks the line between funky and stylish perfectly – just like Mr. Krabs himself.
Patrick Star Gifts
Apart from SpongeBob, one of the most iconic and beloved characters on the show is the lovable sidekick Patrick Star. He’s a starfish that isn’t too smart, but he really means well. Here are some gift ideas for Patrick Star fans!
Surprised Patrick Meme Vinyl Figure
Here is another hilarious SpongeBob moment that has been meme-ified into our memories forever. The surprised Patrick meme is an instant classic and now you can give it as a gift!
Is Mayonnaise An Instrument? – Patrick Collectible Pin
In a now-iconic scene, Patrick asks if mayonnaise is an instrument. It isn’t, but it is what it is. This is one of the favorite episodes of almost every fan.
A Smiling Patrick Shirt
This is a great shirt for anyone who likes to wear unique graphic tees and dress them up. It would look great tied in a knot or worn under a jean jacket.
Bitty Boomers Patrick Bluetooth Speaker
Of all the characters on the show, Patrick is one of the loudest. With this speaker, your friend can take him with them and get a good quality sound as well.
Patrick in Camping Gear Funko POP!
Patrick with Board & Hammer Funko POP!
Fry Cook Games Patrick Pin
Another classic episode is when Patrick and SpongeBob compete in the fry cook games – even though Patrick isn’t a fry cook. This pin is a reminder of one of the silliest moments in that episode.
The “Jaw Drop” Patrick Dad Hat
Even if someone doesn’t watch SpongeBob, they will recognize this moment. This meme is used all over the internet, making it perfect for anyone who spends a lot of time on social media.
Phunny Patrick Plush Doll
Finally, Patrick is really a comfort character for many people because of how simple and happy he is. This plush really reflects that mood. This is a great SpongeBob gift for toddlers!
Patrick Faux Leather Mini Backpack
This high-quality backpack is absolutely adorable to display or to actually use since it is so durable. It won’t hold a ton, but it is cute.
Deluxe Patrick Costume
Know someone who loves Patrick enough to dress up like him? This is a great gift!
Patrick Star SpongeBob SquarePants 3D LED Illusion Night Light
This is an amazing light that captures Patrick’s lovable personality.
Sandy Cheeks Gifts
Sandy is a Squirrel from Texas, and she’s the brains of the operation, for the most part. She’s also a country singer, so she’s a fan favorite for sure. Here are some cool gift ideas for Sandy Cheeks fans!
Sandy Cheeks Custom Face Mask
This Sandy face mask is the perfect gift for someone who works with kids as the design is instantly recognizable.
Sandy Cheeks Big Face Premium Tote Bag
This tote is a great option for any Sandy fan who is in school, uses their own grocery bags, or just wants a reminder of their favorite character.
Sandy Britto Sticker
This Sandy Britto sticker is unique and absolutely gorgeous. The colors are even more vivid in person.
Sandy Cheeks Sticker
This is another great sticker that can be put just about anywhere.
Sandy Howdy Throw Pillow
One of Sandy’s catchphrases is “Howdy,” and this throw pillow will be perfect for someone from Texas or those who just love her.
Sandy’s Treedome Snow Globe
Sandy’s tree dome is one of the most popular locations and is the setting for some of our favorite episodes (including the one where SpongeBob tries to breathe air).
SpongeBob Friends Shirt
This SpongeBobxFriends shirt combines two of our favorite things: Friends and SpongeBob.
Mr. Krabs Gifts
Mr. Krabs is SpongeBob’s boss, but he’s more than that. He’s a businessman, a father, and one of the funniest characters on the show. Here are some gift ideas for Mr. Krabs fans!
Mr. Krabs Crochet Doll
This doll is the perfect gift for someone who works in an office so he can display this iconic moneymaker.
The Krusty Krab Jersey
This jersey is the perfect low-key gift for a SpongeBob fan who really loves Mr. Krabs. Rep his business! This is a really fun SpongeBob gift for him!
Mr. Krabs First Dollar
Mr. Krabs is notoriously tight. This joke’s first dollar plaque won’t be recognized by everyone, but SpongeBob fans will love it.
Mr. Krabs Apron
If you know a SpongeBob fan who loves to cook, this apron is a no brainer.
For The Gary the Snail Fan
Gary is SpongeBob’s pet snail and he is, in many ways, the heart of the show. He’s a bit of a cat, a bit of a dog, and a lot of a best friend.
Gary The Snail Plush Toy
Gary is SpongeBob’s pet, and he is a beloved character as well. Did you know he’s actually the character who taught SpongeBob how to tie his shoes?
Gary the Snail Dog Costume
If your favorite SpongeBob fan is also a dog owner, this is a great gift to give him. Or to the dog! This is one of the cutest SpongeBob gifts for pets!
SpongeBob and Gary Puzzle
SpongeBob and Gary are best friends, and this puzzle will prove to be challenging and fun for fans.
Gary the Snail Slippers
These slippers are extremely adorable and capture everything we love about this character. Even better, they will keep his feet warm.
Gary MEOW Women’s Crewneck
Gary has made quite the impression with his singular “Meow” catchphrase – and this crewneck is the perfect tribute to it.
Gary The Snail Wallet
Gary is a Snail that says “Meow” and he’s a pretty iconic character. This wallet captures his essence – even if he doesn’t pay for anything on the show. This is a fun Spongebob gift for boys!
Another favorite character on the show is Squidward Tentacles, who is a loveable grump. He serves as a foil to SpongeBob, even though he’s a good guy at the end of the day. Here are some gift ideas for Squidward fans!
Squidward’s House Novelty Shotglasses
Squidward lives in a pretty classic house that you’d expect to find under the sea, but not as a shot glass. These glasses are fun and hold the perfect amount.
This Classic Squidward Painting
Another quirk with Squidward is that he loves the arts, including paintings. This painting is heavily featured on the show and there is a ton of gear out there with it on. This is perfect as a housewarming gift.
I Am Squidward Longsleeve Sweater
Not only is this sweater one of the top colors right now, but the judgemental look on Squidward’s face is iconic.
A Squidward Spongehead
Squidward is an easy Halloween costume or just something to wear for fun, so this is an easy add-on gift for a SpongeBob fan. Of course, there are other characters as well.
Squidward Tentacles Plush Figure
This Squidward plush isn’t as comfortable as some of the other ones, but Squidward isn’t meant to be that way. The tentacles are adjustable so that your friend can adjust it.
Squidward Ballerina Vinyl Figure
Another thing that Squidward loves? The ballet. In one episode of the show, he dances to help raise money for the Krusty Krab, and ends up making money because people are buying tomatoes and other vegetables to throw at him. That moment is memorialized here.
Squidward in Camping Gear Funko POP!
Popsocket Squidward Phone Grip
This Pop Socket has a ton of personality and can even serve as a stand so that your friend can watch SpongeBob without holding their phones.
Handsome Squidward Vinyl Figure
Handsome Squidward is one of the most iconic versions of the character, and this action figure perfectly captures what is so amazing about it.
SpongeBob Memes Dabbing Squidward Figure
Squidward often dabs on SpongeBob and Patrick on the show, but in real life? That’s the thing of memes that only a true SpongeBob fan will love.
Squidward Is My Spirit Animal
Know someone who is a little on the grumpier side? They probably think of Squidward as a spirit animal.
SpongeBob Gifts for Kids & Younger Audiences
SpongeBob is a cartoon and was designed for younger fans, even though there are some pretty great jokes out there that aren’t for kids. Even so, a younger SpongeBob fan might love these gives.
SpongeBob SquarePants Bean Bag Sofa Chair
Know a younger SpongeBob fan who wants a chair to sit in and watch his or her favorite show? This chair is comfortable AND easy to clean, making it the perfect gift for a kid.
SpongeBob Pencil Case and Stationery Set
Before your favorite young SpongeBob fan goes off to school (whether it is kindergarten or college), this stationery set is a great gift idea!
This SpongeBob Bikini Bottom Playset
This playset is made for little hands who are just starting to watch the show. It is durable and easy to clean, making it a perfect gift.
SpongeBob Reusable Kids’ Mask Multipack
We are going to be wearing masks for a long time, and it can take a lot to get kids to wear them. By putting their favorite characters on it, you might get a good shot at it.
DIY Diamond Blocks Mr. Krabs Figure Toy
Mr. Krabs is SpongeBob’s boss, but this DIY kit will make a little kid feel like a creative boss.
A Remote Control Krabby Pattywagon
Little kids love anything that moves and light up, just like this little Krabby Pattywagon does.
SpongeBob Soak It Up Backpack with Insulated Lunch Box
Know a kid who is going to school and needs a good backpack? This one is not only SpongeBob themed, but it is pretty rough and tumble.
PlayDoh Builder SpongeBob’s House
Is there a better gift for creative little kids than PlayDoh? This gift helps them to make SpongeBob’s house and opens the door to some of the more difficult sets.
SpongeBob Themed Toy Storage Organizer
For a kid who has a ton of toys (even if they aren’t SpongeBob related), this toy storage organizer is a great fit.
SpongeBob SquarePants Costume For Children
Know a kid who would love to dress up like his favorite animated character? This costume is a perfect gift.
Sandy Cheeks Bed Set Blanket
For a young fan who loves Sandy Cheeks, this bedding set is comfortable and adorable.
SpongeBob Gifts for Adult Fans
SpongeBob has been around a long enough time that there are people who grew up loving it and are now adult fans who may need some new gear.
The Krusty Krab Oven Mitt
Whether they are making a Krabby Patty or something else, this oven mitt will protect their hands.
SpongeBob and Friends Buff Headwear
If you have a friend who needs to wear a mask on a regular basis, this is the perfect gift.
SpongeBob Wine Glass
This wine glass is painted with SpongeBob and Patrick and will perfectly hold their favorite white or red.
SpongeBob and Friends Britto Coaster (4-set)
Coasters may not always seem like the most exciting gifts, but for a new homeowner, these colorful illustrations of their favorite characters will surely brighten up that expensive coffee table.
These SpongeBob and Patrick Face Masks
For a little bit of relaxation, these face masks help to hydrate your friend’s skin while still looking funny.
SpongeBob SquarePants 7 Qt Crock Pot
Crockpots are the perfect adult gift for anyone because they are so easy to use. A SpongeBob fan will love that this one looks just like him!
Cute Silicone SpongeBob Airpods Case
This AirPods case is fun and protects their investment from getting scratched.
A Giant Krabby Patty Gummy Candy
We all love candy, and any SpongeBob fan has wondered just what a Krabby Patty tastes like – so give them this gift to find out.
SpongeBob SquarePants Krusty Krab Butter Dish
Fun fact: The sign is actually the perfect butter spreading knife.
Freshwater/Saltwater Aquarium Bikini Bottom Ornaments
These aquarium additions are absolutely adorable and will help someone recreate their favorite scenes from the show. It makes a perfect gift for someone who has a large aquarium.
Yes, I Still Watch SpongeBob T-Shirt
For a super SpongeBob fan, this shirt just puts it all out there.
The Krusty Krab Spatula
SpongeBob wields a mean spatula at his job (there is even a whole episode related to it) – so get this as a housewarming gift for your favorite SpongeBob fan.
What Do You Meme? SpongeBob Version
What Do You Meme? is a great game where players can create their own internet memes and funny combinations. This SpongeBob meme gift version contains ONLY SpongeBob references, making it a great gift.
The Krusty Krab 16 oz Tumbler with Straw
This tumbler holds a significant amount of water so that your favorite friend can stay hydrated and won’t dry out like SpongeBob did in that one episode.
SpongeBob SquarePants Pineapple Villa
Want to give a once in a lifetime gift? How about a stay in a SpongeBob themed villa? Your friend will love it!
Yellow SpongeBob SquarePants Toaster
Not only does this toaster look like SpongeBob, it puts a SpongeBob design onto the toast!
SpongeBob SquarePants Makeup Eraser Cloth Set
These makeup wipes help to reduce the amount of plastic going into the ocean – helping to keep SpongeBob’s home alive.
Some On The Go Fandom Gear
You can watch SpongeBob wherever you go, so why not take some gear with you when you’re traveling? These are the perfect gifts for SpongeBob fans who love to travel.
This SpongeBob Starbucks Cup
If you have a friend who loves SpongeBob and coffee, this reusable Starbucks cup is perfect for all of that iced coffee when they travel. It features the Starbucks logo and Patrick.
SpongeBob, Sandy, Plankton, & More Stickers
These stickers are easy to put anywhere you want, making them perfect to decorate hard suitcases, laptops, windows, mirrors, and more. They are fantastic options to add onto other gifts.
Subtle SpongeBob Flower Car Vinyl Decal
This flower design is in the sky in every SpongeBob episode, and it is a subtle way to show off that someone is a fan. It fits perfectly on a side window or even on the rear windshield. Anyone who sees is who also loves SpongeBob will definitely get it.
BFF SpongeBob and Patrick Phone Case
This phone case is a must-have for any SpongeBob fan who idolizes the best friendship between SpongeBob and Patrick. It will also protect their phone!
Friendship Is The Key Element Of SpongeBob
At the end of the day, many of the stories told on SpongeBob come back to friendship and appreciating each other. These are just a few gifts to show your friend how much they mean to you.