How Can You Make Gift Giving Even More Exciting?

The big day is almost here. You’ve figured out how to make it a special, memorable event. You’ve chosen an amazing gift. And now you’re ready for it all to come together. But what if there’s something missing? You can’t quite put your finger on it, but you know there’s something else you could have done to stretch out the fun.

 

And that something extra is spicing up how you give your gift. Forget about just wrapping it up and leaving all the presents in a pile. No, we’re talking about making your gift giving a truly exciting moment, that they’ll never forget.

 

So, how do you do this? Here’s a few ideas to get you started. If you’ve got any other ideas, don’t forget to leave them in the comment section below!

 

Turn it into a treasure hunt

 

If you’re going to this amount of effort, it’s likely that you know this person very well. So, make a list of all the places in your area that mean something to you both. Maybe it’s parks you used to play in as children, or cafes where you had your first few dates. Either way, pick a couple of venues and start writing clues to lead your person to each of them. Then, in each venue either leave another clue (if they’re unlikely to get lost or moved), or give them the next clue on arrival. Remember to pick places based on transport and location – if it’s easy for you to drive around, you can pick ones slightly further afield. But if you’re hosting a lot of people, it’ll be better to have them within walking distance. Spusht has some fab ideas here, on how you can make it an awesome experience.

 

Make each gift stand out

 

If you’ve got gifts that your person needed rather than wanted – you know, the practical items that everyone asks for every year – then why not add a special touch on top? Yes, they want that gorgeously bound notebook and a nice new pen, but if you can add their name, initials or business name, you’ve just elevated the value a hundredfold. Sites like Giftsin24 have plenty of personalisation options to explore. Likewise, you could even experiment when it comes to wrapping the gifts up. BuzzFeed’s post here is full of inspirational ways to give gift cards – you’re probably not gifting these, but many of the ideas could be used for your presents.

 

Create your own game show

 

Remember all those TV shows you used to watch when you were younger? There would always be some incredible prizes up for grabs, and the contestants would have to battle it out to win the best loot. Well, why not try to recreate this yourself? You could it on a small scale or a huge one, depending on your budget. Either set up like a quiz show, and create questions based on the person’s life, or try to do your own obstacle course! There are some fun, easy obstacle courses in this article from SimpleKids. You could even try a ‘Mr & Mrs’ style game, where everyone at the party has to answer questions on behalf of our special person, and vice versa. There are some good question ideas here.

 

If you come up with any more fab ways of giving your gifts, let us know below!  

 

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Comments

  1. Good ideas. Thanks for sharing them.

  2. I love the idea of Create your own game show! I was a big game show fan when I was young, so this would certainly be fun!

  3. For my college graduation, my grandparents did a scavenger hunt. it was a ton of fun and really built up the excitment of the gift.

  4. denise low says:

    Thank you for sharing. I remember all the game shows when I was younger. Some are even coming back.

  5. Those are great suggestions. Have to think which one I’d use.

  6. molli taylor says:

    hahaha this is a GREAT idea, love that!

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