Christmas, also known as the gift-giving season, is fast approaching! With barely just a month left and a lot of presents to buy, it could be easier to resort to buying generic gifts for the VIPs in your kid’s life instead. The challenge is for you to find well-thought-out gifts to make your kid’s siblings, cousins, teachers, and grandparents feel extra special!
Don’t fret! Here are our suggestions:
The youngest in your family have simple joys, so there’s no need to overthink gifts for them. Even a cute little stuffed toy or plushie can already be meaningful. You can also choose gifts that are more enriching, such as board books. Lastly, for a more practical option, you can never go wrong with play clothes or pajamas.
Plushies from @cuddly.plushies_ph on Instagram
Handknit dolls from @zubelsph on Instagram
Board books from @owl.and.dino on Instagram
Pajama sets from @yawningyolk on Instagram
Older kids always get excited with toys, so toys are your top choice for them. Take note, however, to choose toys that enable learning through play. There are a lot of options for educational toys, such as Lego sets, blocks, pretend playsets, puzzles, and board games.
Wooden Doctor’s Hospital Playset from @thinkingtoysph on Instagram
Skandico’s The Great Block Set from @thesimplifiedplayroom on Instagram
It’s also nice to buy gifts that align with their hobbies. For music-loving kids, you can get them age-appropriate musical instruments or special sports gear for the more athletic kids.
10-inch Meditation Drum and other Musical Instruments from @thesimplifiedplayroom on Instagram
Choosing the right gift can be difficult, but you can’t go wrong with anything personalized. For the cousins who hold a special place in your little one’s life, gift them with customized storage baskets which can beautifully store anything like toys, books, and clothes.
Personalized baskets from @thegoodfactory on Instagram
For those who have a sweet tooth, hot chocolate bombs can be a great and unique gift!
Hot chocolate bombs from @aurochocolate on Instagram
Speaking of unique, gifts don’t have to be tangible all the time. Why not sponsor a trip to a theme park for a truly memorable holiday experience?
Photo courtesy of @ek_philippines on Instagram
What’s nice about giving gifts to your kid’s classmates is that they’re the same age as your little one. In a way, this lessens the decision-making and you can think of gift ideas based on what your child would appreciate.
You can give fun and interactive activity or sticker books that’ll help keep these kids busy while out and about (their parents will also thank you!). You can also give them something that they can use in school, such as arts and crafts materials, or even a personalized utensils set to go with their baon.
Activity books from @urbanessentialsphilippines on Instagram
Watercolor from @crafteasyphilippines on Instagram
Customized utensil set from @bambinaph on Instagram
Food will always be an easy and practical choice to give to your kid’s teachers. Try to think of food items that would keep for a long time because there are also a number of parents who would be giving these kinds of gifts.
Customizable Gift Baskets from @connieskitchen.ph
If you prefer to give something more long-lasting and useful, you can opt to give them customized stationery or cards. Teachers also love to keep their things in school and at home organized, so reusable storage bags or glass decanters could be perfect gifts.
Customized stationery from @printknots on Instagram
Reusable pouches from @zippiesph on Instagram
Glass decanters and customizable label stickers from @mayfairandco.home on Instagram
Shower your kid’s grandparents with gifts for maximum comfort, such as cozy blankets or pillows, or pampering stuff such as candles and bath items.
Candles/bath items from @saansaanph on Instagram
For a one-of-a-kind gift, compile your kid’s best photos and/or photos with their grandparents, and have them printed in Photobook!
Use the code BABYANDBREAKFAST in the @photobookph app to get the 6″x6″ Simple Book, 20 pages for only PHP 90 (originally PHP 550)!
Code is valid for unlimited use per customer for one year. Shipping fee is not included.
Did this list help you think of gifts for the special people in your children’s lives? We hope it helped in lessening your holiday gifting worries. Happy shopping!