toothbrush, comb, nail clippers, eyelash curler
hand lotion, lip balm
gardening hand tools, seed packets
work gloves, hammer, nails, wrench, pliers, folding ruler
windshield wipers, chamois, tire pressure gauge
fish hooks, insect repellent, sunscreen
hand warmers, thermos
masking tape, duct tape
post -it's, pen, notecards
magazine, paperback book
small picture frame
Christmas tree ornament
gift certificate -to a favorite restaurant, store or salon
tickets- to a game or movie or concert
membership- to local zoo or gym
money- folded origami style
your time- coupon for an extra long bedtime story or baking lesson
donate in their name to a cause- give a goat to an orphan or dig a well
I bet you can think of even more options to suit your family.
Be sure to take into account each person's likes and hobbies.
Go green by giving vintage, handmade and repurposed items.
Shop local. Buy from small businesses in your community
And help your children learn to share generously with others.
Visit Heifer International, Outreach International, World Vision, Catholic Relief Services, and other organizations
to find creative ways to give this year.