The time of festivities and good cheer is nearly upon us, and although it’s not even December yet, the Christmas adverts from the biggest brands in the world have already started appearing on our television screens. From the morning adverts targeting children going to school, to the evening adverts targeting young adults and parents, no one is safe from the influence of the television set – except for grandparents!
Grandparents are seasoned professionals when it comes to buying presents, and there’s no chance of them being influenced by a child playing with the latest toy, along with a huge smile on their face. They’ll use their experience and their relationship with you to figure out the best Christmas present, and it will usually be something you’d never expect, savouring the surprise. Likewise, you’ll notice that there are hardly any Christmas adverts targeting the youth to buy presents for grandparents, so if you’re looking for gift ideas, don’t rely on the television. Instead, check out our amazing selection of presents below!
Frame The Grandchildren
Grandparents aren’t usually interested in the latest gadgets, so instead you should look to brighten up their home with a few pictures. Framing a family portrait is a sentimental and wonderful gift, and it’s pretty cheap too. But this Christmas, why not go a step further and take some new photos of the grandchildren! From parents to grandparents, everybody loves a new picture of one of the little ones, so get the best camera you can fine and spend the day with the children, snapping them at their very best. Additionally, you can even get the photos you take printed on to personalised mugs by visiting www.myphotogifts.co.uk!
Hobbies and Interests
One of the best ways to figure out what presents to get your grandparents this Christmas is to consider their hobbies and interests. Not only will they appreciate the thought, but it will most likely be a present they need! For example, if your granddad is into horticulture and likes to keep the garden looking nice, then why not buy him some new and exotic seeds he wouldn’t usually choose at the garden centre; the gift might be small, but in a few months it will certainly get pride and placement in garden! For your grandmother, a new supply of colourful yarns if she likes to nit, saving her time and money going out to buy some more every time she runs out – another thoughtful present.
New Sports Accessories
There are a lot of grandparents out there who like to keep fit by going to the gym, their local bowling club or simply a walk in the park – and these make for great present ideas! Firstly, why not buy them an extension to their gym membership, or add a few extra classes they enjoy to their deal. A new sports bag to hold all their sporting gear is also a good idea, small enough to carry comfortably but smart enough to catch the eye.