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Return Gift Ideas For Kids
||The idea of return gift is very popular in certain societies. These gifts are given to guests as a mark of appreciation for their participation in the event. Today, if you are inviting kids to attain your child’s birthday party you’re expected to give return gifts to them.
Return gifts are small keepsakes that the host gives away to his guests at the end of the party. But choosing the right kind of gift for kids can be difficult as they can be choosy at times. You also need to keep in mind the usefulness of the item to the receiver. Following are some return gift ideas for kids to help you make some good choices.
Coloring books: Children are always fond of coloring books and so, it can make a great return gift for them. You can give them coloring books based on their ages and pair it with small boxes of crayons.
Story books: It can make a good choice of gift for the recipients in the age group of 2 years and 9 years. There are plenty of good books for kids available in the market to choose from. You may select books that make interesting reading and are easy to comprehend and are also full of beautiful and colorful pictures.
Accessories: There are plenty of choices when it comes to kids’ accessories. You can choose from key chains, bookmarks, stickers, bags, water bottles or sippers, pencil cases, personalized mugs, glue sticks, caps, hats, belts, friendships bracelets, fancy tags, note pads/notebooks, badges, pen stands etc. These are also pretty economical and hence you can present each kid with different goodies if you wish to opt for these.
Toys: Toys can never fail as return gifts for children. Kids are always fond of dolls, cars, toy sets, doll houses, basketball, bat, ball etc. You can also choose from indoor games like puzzles, chess, cards, and other board games. But, you may need to keep in mind the age of the recipient while choosing the right kind of toys for him/her.
Blocks: If you have young guests between 2 and 4 years of age then you can safely settle for blocks. Children simply love to play with these. You can select from wide varieties of blocks available in the market. These will also help in improving their mind and hand coordination and are ideal for their development.
Sports goods: Sports goods can also be considered as great return gifts if you have slightly older kids in the party. You can choose gifts like soccer balls, baseball and bat, gloves, jerseys, basketball, hula hoop or jump ropes, sports accessories, sports gears etc.
Goody bags: Kids are really fond of goody bags. You can select an assortment of items like pencil, erasers, crayons, hooters, whistles, sweets, candies, bubble gums etc. and put them in colorful bags. These will be ideal return gifts for your guests.
Colors: Children are fond of colors and so, you can gift them with coloring boxes, crayons, sketch pens, water color pallets with small coloring brush, drawing books etc.
Music CDs: You can make CDs of collection of party songs for kids and give them as a return gift. This is a great gift suggestion for slightly grown up and teenage guests. The collection can also contain latest hits and hits by teen idols.
Hobby sets: While buying return gifts for kids you can go for hobby sets like fish cards from local fish shop along with a small fish bowl and a pouch of fish food or else, a planting pot with some seeds, or ‘how to’ books, clay modeling equipments, playing dough etc.
Chocolate and candies: Sweet treats are always favorites of kids and so, you can present them with chocolate hampers as return gift. You can put some homemade chocolates in a nicely decorated pouch and gift them to your guests.
Piggy banks: If you want to instill the habit of saving in small kids then you can gift them piggy banks. Nowadays piggy banks come in exciting shapes and sizes and therefore can be regarded as an ideal choice for gifts.
Cartoon figurine: Kids love cartoons and like to receive replicas of their favorite cartoon characters as gifts. You can present them figurine of their favorite cartoon characters and super heroes. You can also give them gifts like ‘Pokemon’ toys since they are very popular with kids.
Jewelry: If you are inviting only girls on your daughter’s birthday party then you can give them fancy jewelry like bangles, charm bracelets, hair bands and ribbons, mirrors, fancy handbags, brooches etc., as return gifts to your guests. Cosmetics also make good gift choice for young girls.
While choosing return gifts for kids it is important to keep in mind the age of the recipient. You may also take into consideration the gender of the recipient - separate gifts need to be chosen for girls and boys at the party.
Last Updated on 25/01/2012