“Our family has a celebration approaching, but I have no energy to look for a different gift for everyone. I’m looking for interesting gift ideas for the whole family instead – can you help?”
Spending time with your family helps to strengthen family relationships and form bonds that can weather any of life’s storms. And when celebrating your family’s love, you’ll want to show it with fun and unique gifts that everyone can enjoy. Whether planning a trip or shopping for holiday gifts, you’ll want ideas that engage the whole family and create memories that last a lifetime.
In this article, we are taking a look at 4 gift ideas for the whole family that might do the trick.
1. Favorite Sneakers
The nice thing about getting everyone shoes or clothes is that you only need to know their size. All you have to do then is choose one design that would suit them and order in different sizes.
If your family has a slew of athletes past and present, celebrate them with sneaker gifts such as the Nike Air Max, which offers a timeless and classic appeal in athletic shoes. Or how about shopping for joggers for the whole family this year?
If you’re getting together for holiday winter fun among the ice-capped mountains of Colorado, shop for fleece-lined shirts and pants to keep the whole clan warm during outdoor delight. And if you’re planning a hike through Bryce Canyon, equip everyone with a pair of Timberland hiking boots.
2. Family Getaway
Family vacations are one of the best gift ideas for the whole family – especially if you want to celebrate a holiday or special event.
Celebrate your family by planning a weekend road trip, Caribbean cruise, or staycation with a family theme. Perhaps your family includes two or three generations of artists; plan a family trip to a special exhibition at the Field Museum in Chicago or show your support with a road trip to art galleries in your state or region.
Does your family have a long history as equestrians? Book tickets for a horse race at Keeneland and enjoy the scenic views of Kentucky’s horse farms along your travel route. You’ll discover plenty of picture-perfect moments for recording memories.
3. Custom Coffee Mugs for Any Occasion
If your family loves coffee and can’t function without a hot cup of Joe each morning, consider shopping for custom coffee mugs that you can personalize so it fits every family member with one design.
Start a tradition and designate a special time for your coffee-loving family to enjoy their drink together. Perhaps you could plan a coffee sampling party with your Keurig and a basket filled with various coffee pods that you can all try. Make it extra fun with a vote.
If you’re ready to take your love of coffee on the road, load the family in the SUV and tour gourmet coffee shops across your state.
4. Online Southern Cooking Class
Gift ideas for the whole family should not be limited by physical stuff. What about learning and knowledge? Yes to both!
Does your family like cooking? They’ll love an online cooking class to do together. Pick a themed class, such as holiday gingerbread baking or southern cooking. And go ahead and get your elastic waist pants ready because you will need them. What you’ve always heard about southern food and cooking is probably right — it’s rich and can pack on the pounds, but it’s “oh-so-good,” and you all will rest in savory satisfaction after the meal.
Making Memories Through Gifts
When looking for the best gift ideas for the whole family, try to find a unifying item your special crew will love. Choose a thing or activity that everyone can enjoy, or consider personalized gift options for all your family members. Top off your planning with an event that everyone can share. You’ll be making memories that will last a lifetime… And isn’t this the best gift ever?