20 Gifts that Work for the Whole Family - Unique Gifter

20 Gifts that Work for the Whole Family

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Families can be notoriously hard to shop for. As a parent of 5, I think I’m pretty good authority on the subject. Check out our fantastic list of gifts that work for the whole family below.

gift ideas for the whole family

These gifts were carefully chosen for two reasons: 1. Great for kids and parents of almost every age and 2. Great for families big and small.


Gifts that Work for the Whole Family

Beat The Parents, Family Board Game of Kids Vs Parents with Wacky Challenges (Edition May Vary), Multicolor

Beat The Parents Game

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What’s more fun than putting parents and kids head to head? This game has the parents answering questions about kid things and the kids answering parent stuff.

Great Northern Popcorn Red Matinee Movie Theater Style 8 oz. Ounce Antique Popcorn Machine

Popcorn Maker

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Popcorn is a great, cheap, and healthy snack – perfect for family movie nights or snack attacks. You know what would be really cool? A theatre style popcorn maker. If that’s not in your budget any air popper is a great choice.

PajamaGram Christmas Pajamas For Family, Red & Green Plaid, Men's MD

Matching PJs

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This may not be a hit amongst all families but matching pajamas are a cute family gift, especially if the kids are on the younger side.

MuGo Bluetooth Speaker, Shower Speaker with Suction Cup, IP7 Waterproof Portable Wireless Speakers for Shower, Mini Outdoor Speaker with Ambient LED Light, 360° Full Surround Sound, Enhanced Bass

Shower Speaker

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Take singing in the shower to the next level with a waterproof speaker. This is great because it can be used by every member of the family even if parents have to put the tunes on.

Sunflora Picnic Backpack for 4 Person with Blanket Picnic Basket Set for 2 with Insulated Cooler Wine Pouch for Family Couples (Brush Beige)

Picnic Set

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All packed and ready to go, picnic kits take the stress out of planning and packing for a picnic. All they have to do is grab the food.

Olive Garden $25 Gift Card

Dinner Out

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Sometimes eating a dinner out can be expensive for families and a rare treat. Grab a gift card to their favourite family restaurant so they can enjoy some family time together.

Etna Giant Inflatable Bowling Set

Giant Bowling Set

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Doesn’t this look fun? It’s a great gift for indoor or outdoor play and best of all no one gets hurt.

The Book of New Family Traditions (Revised and Updated): How to Create Great Rituals for Holidays and Every Day

New Family Traditions

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It seems that more and more families are struggling to create new traditions that suit them. This book can help them along in crafting rituals that bring their family together.

Large Clear Window Bird Feeder - Three Section Removable Multi-Purpose Slide Tray with Breathe Holes. Best See Wild Birds Up Close!

Clear Bird Feeder

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Take bird watching to 11 with a clear bird feeder. Young kids will love watching the birds inside the feeder and older ones or adults can work at identifying them before they fly away.

INTEX 28211EH 12ft x 30in Metal Frame Pool with Cartridge Filter Pump for Above-Ground Pool

Swimming Pool

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There’s lots of options depending on family size and age of the kids but a pool is always going to be a summer hit.

Family Fun Night

Family Fun Night Book

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Over 300 activities for family fun night ideas will keep them busy every friday night for the next 6 years.

Gskyer Telescope, EQ901000 Astronomy Telescope, German Technology Refractor Telescope


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Families can look to the stars together with an at home telescope. It’s a great educational tool, too.

Amazon Basics 6 Piece Nonstick, Carbon Steel Oven Bakeware Baking Set, 40.5 cm x 28.5 cm x 15 cm

Baking Set

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Encourage the family to get into the kitchen together with a baking gift set. Pick something that suits their personality and the ages of the kids and pair it with some baking ingredients.

Busy Family Planner 2017 Magnetic Wall Planner Calendar

Busy Family Calendar

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Families always seem to be busy but you can help them stay just a little bit more organized.

Wood Family Birthday Plaque. Wonderful Way to Keep Track of Family Birthdays. Country Style Plaque.

Family Birthdays Sign

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Not only is this a nice decoration it’s also a practical way to keep track of what birthdays are coming up all year long.

Marshmallow Roasting Sticks kit-Telescoping Stainless Steel Cookware Set Forks for Smores & Best Camping Accessories for Kids Over Campfire & Hot Dog Fire Pit Cooking

Marshmallow Roasting Kit

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These marshmallow roasters will keep kids safe while warming up gooey deliciousness. Also great for Smokey’s!

940 Saturdays: Family Activities & a Keepsake Journal

940 Saturdays Keepsake Journal

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There are only 940 saturdays from birth to age 18, make the most of it. This book helps record keepsakes and memories and has family activity ideas.

gofindit -The Original Outdoor Nature Scavenger Treasure Hunt Card Game for Kids and Families. Ages 3+. Travel Pocket Game

Family Scavenger Hunt

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With a few different age configurations this scavenger hunt kit is a fun way to spend an afternoon indoors or out.

PlayStation 4 Slim 500GB Console - Uncharted 4 Bundle Discontinued

Video Game Console

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What you pick might vary based on the ages of the kids and family interests but video games are a great way for families to spend time together.

Southwest Airlines Gift Card $50

Family Vacation

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If you can’t get them a whole vacation then a gift card to help pay for it is a fantastic idea. There’s nothing that brings a family together like spending some time away from home together.

I know any of these gifts would be a huge hit in our house!

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