Birthdays are a really exciting time for children. There are games, activities, the BOUNCE HOUSE and let’s not forget the BIRTHDAY GIFTS!
But it can get really hectic for parents from deciding the theme and decorating to organising fun games and coming up with exciting return gifts for kids. And oh the pressure to throw the best birthday party with the best return gifts! We would do anything for our little munchkins!
Everything requires proper planning!
There are a bazillion options to choose return gifts online. To make your life easier we’ve made a list of return gifts that we think are best for children.
1. COLOUR YOUR OWN UNICORN BAG
This one’s an art and craft activity! It comes with a set of acrylic paints and a brush so you can paint this unicorn themed bag. Get your kids to paint this bag and let them take it for tuitions or swim classes. These super simple craft ideas will definitely keep them engaged for quite some time, help bring out the creativity in them and give them a break from all their homework!
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This neon star-shaped neon led light will definitely make a cool decor piece for their room, it looks so elegant. It creates a great ambience for their room. You can also go for the rainbow marquee light or the cloud dream catcher light!
3. STATIONERY KIT
Bring out the artist in her and buy her a paint set, a pencil pouch filled with fancy erasers, sharpeners, whiteners, glitter pens, sketch pens, a calligraphy pen set in it and pastel colours if they love to draw and colour!
4. GIANT TEDDY
Gift your girl this giant, furry friend who will create a lifetime of memories during bedtime stories or sleep with it during bedtime.
Buy a stylish pair of sunglasses for her upcoming birthday! Click here to know about the best shades for her!
6. DIY DREAM CATCHER KIT
Dream catchers in Native American culture keep bad dreams away! If you’ve seen the Twilight Saga, you’d remember Jacob making one of these for Bella to keep away evil spirits and bad dreams.
This DIY kit consists of materials like feathers, beads and more to make 3 dream catchers! So get them this set now so that they make their own dream catchers. It’s a fun and creative activity which will keep them engaged for hours. Once they’re done making them, hang one above their bed and get them to gift the other two to their close friends!
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Adults or kids, mugs are an evergreen option as return gifts. They’re budget-friendly. Fill chocolates in them and gift it to all the kids. From unicorn and panda to owls and elephant-shaped mugs, with lids or without lids! You can also check out Chumbak for quirky mugs!
Check out Mumuso or Archies doodle diaries. Encouraging children to journal their thoughts down is never a bad idea. So gift all the kids a diary and a fancy pen to go with it!
These small cute planters are perfect for succulent plants. While going for a ‘save the earth’ theme party, planters become the perfect gift to help them raise awareness and taking a step to make them more responsible. Grasp every opportunity to educate them and make them better humans!
10. PICTURE FRAMES
Photo frames are another great idea for all the kids with a picture of all of them from the party to keep the memory alive!
11. WATER BOTTLE
This one comes with a fruit infuser which kids can use to drink fruit flavoured water! Come in blue and orange too!
These chic sippers are the rage right now! These sippers have a removable lid so it can also b used as a glass. They’re perfect for cold coffees or fresh juices!
13. SOAP MAKING KIT
A fun DIY science activity kit with 100% natural ingredients such as glycerin shavings, dried flower petals, natural colour and fragrance and more! Buy this kit during their vacation to keep them engaged and reduce their screen time!
The entire process is under your control, so mix and match all the ingredients to make your soap your way! This might make you more aware and incline you to use soaps made with natural ingredients in the future instead of using store-bought soaps full of chemicals!
This kit makes 2!
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14. CUTE ANIMAL STICKY HOOK
These sticky hooks can be put up in the kids room and hang anything you want, from clothes and belts to specs and accessories! You can also go for the celestial sticky hook!
15. COIN POUCHES
They come in vibrant colours with bears, owls and cats on them. They’re perfect to keep coins, their rings and more!
16. PLAY PASSPORT BY COCOMOCO KIDS
An activity kit that helps learn about different countries through virtual travel with a Passport and Stickers of flags, monuments, languages and more. Kids can learn so much about the world while playing with this passport kit!
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17. PIGGY BANKS
They come in so many different shapes, sizes and colours.
We all have heard the phrase “a penny saved is a penny earned”. Inculcating in children the importance of saving is one of the most important lessons we teach them when they are young. Make it a habit by getting them to do weekly chores and give them those coins so that they can buy their favourite books or toys!
There is a myriad range to choose from. Shop them online or buy them from your nearest stores as the make good return gifts!
18. PENCIL BAGS
A clichéd but never too old return gift can be gifted keeping in mind the theme of the birthday and you can incorporate fancy pens, cute erasers and even chocolates for all those sweet tooths inside those pouches!
Let us know which one from the list was your favourite or if we missed out on anything in the comment box below!
Don’t forget to read 18 Baby Shower Gift Ideas by us!