It may still feel like the year has just started, but within a few months, we’re going to celebrate Christmas! You know that one of the biggest traditions in the country is for godparents to give gifts to their inaanaks. So, we rounded up some great gift ideas that your godchildren will surely love:
No matter your godchild’s age, you can never go wrong with gifting a book. In a time when most children are stuck on their phones and gadgets, it’s important to rekindle their love for reading. It’s great for education and helping them learn more about the world!
For a list of recommended reading from beginner to advanced, take a look at this list of books which have all been written, illustrated and published by Filipinos!
2. Disney Products
Drinking enough water improves sleep quality, cognition and mood. Be your inaanaks’ fashionista to keep them hydrated in style! Choose from various Thermos® Disney products with popular characters such as Elsa & Anna from Frozen and Lighting McQueen from Cars.
3. School Supplies
Since kids are taking classes online, find ways to make them excited to go to school even if they’re staying at home. Gift your inaanaks with school supplies like a new set of notebooks, some art materials or a new pencil case!
If you’re into making sweet treats, nothing beats a homemade gift for your godchildren. You could make classic chocolate crinkles, some homemade chocolate bars, chocolate cupcakes or a no-bake dark chocolate walnut cake that the kids will absolutely love. Find some easy recipes here.
When was the last time you bonded with your godchildren? These days when everyone’s so busy with their lives, there’s nothing quite like giving children the gift of time. Why not watch a movie together or play board games? And while you’re having fun, serve their favorite beverage from a Thermos® Carafe for everyone to enjoy.
6. Indoor Plants
Almost every Filipino has come to love plants, especially during the pandemic. So, if you’re looking for an eco-friendly gift for your godchildren, you can always give them indoor plants to nurture. By letting a child take care of plants, you are teaching them the value of being responsible.
7. Art Materials
Art activities give kids the freedom to express their creativity while having fun. Art is also a great way to relax and de-stress, especially from all the time they spend doing online classes. Art materials are always a great gift idea and you can create a customized gift basket containing all the art materials that your inaanaks will surely love. You could add a canvas or sketch book, some brushes, poster paint, colored markers and an art apron.
This is the perfect time to start thinking about what to get your inaanaks for Christmas as this will also give you ample time to shop for friends and family too! But don’t forget, making your inaanaks happy counts the most, no matter what your budget.