We all know that some family members (eh…Dad …)) have trouble coming up with new ideas for their list of wishes. Giving a gift, even if they say they don’t want anything (which is possible), can be a great way to show your love, particularly around the holidays.
Here are some gift ideas you can add to your wish lists or someone else’s Wish lists.
Don’t forget that experiences are also great gift ideas and a way to spend quality time with those you love. See our suggestions for experiences at the end of this article.
Unique gifts for children
Banner ToysModern wood toys that your family will cherish and can pass on from generation to generation. Banner makes many other unique toys for children.
Create your sayings or alphabets with wooden block sets. A unique gift that will last a lifetime.
Sneaky, Snacky Squirrel Game
This is a fun game that the entire family can play. The squirrel who collects five acorns first on its log is the winner.
Water Doodle Board
Water doodle boards are large plastic mats kids can draw using water-filled pens. It can be used repeatedly, and there is no need to clean it. The water dries, and the board is ready for use again. This is a must-have item for every parent.
Toothbrushing Turtle Timer
The parents may prefer this gift. This turtle’s feet are both functional and adorable. They light up for 30 seconds each to highlight the time brushing each part of the mouth. This is an excellent tool for parents who want to improve the quality and length of their child’s brushing session.
This Melissa and Doug puppet theatre is a great way to spend time with your family.
Makedo Cardboard Construction Kit
Use cardboard boxes that you may have lying around your house, especially if you’ve recently moved or the holidays are over. This cardboard kit includes kid-safe tools that allow you to create anything with cardboard boxes. Let their creativity soar!
Unique Gifts for Tweens & Teens
Kubb Yard Games Set
Kubb is a Swedish yard game that the entire family can play. The team that knocks down the wooden blocks first wins, and then the king wins.
LED vine curtain string lights
Give your teenager a way of personalizing their bedroom or recreation area. These vine string lights are trendy and affordable.
Unique gifts for all ages
You can have a custom-made puzzle created with any image you like. Last year, I bought one for my father with a photo taken by a friend in Alaska. Alaska is one of his favorite places to travel. The quality of this puzzle was outstanding.
Family Member Signpost
This signpost can be customized to suit your needs. It is an ideal gift for the entire family.
Custom Face Magnets & Stickers
Enjoy this fun twist on the traditional family portrait. Send buttons, stickers, decals, or face magnets instead of your usual holiday cards. Be creative! Who wouldn’t laugh at a floating face on their refrigerator?
Gardener’s Harvest Basket
This harvest basket will beautiful and functional for the gardener.
Fitness enthusiasts will love these wooden dice. The wooden dice have over 45,000 different simple exercises to keep you entertained.
The We’re Not Strangers Card Game.
A fun game that helps you meet new people. This game will help you get to know someone more deeply.
Gifts of experiences that are great for any occasion
Gymnastics or dance lessons
Trampoline park pass (or another local hotspot)
Arcade Pass / Mini-Golf/ Go-Karts
Waterpark or Theme Park Pass
Ice Skating / Roller Rink Membership
Tickets for a concert or sporting event
State Park Pass
Joining a fitness club is a great way to stay fit.