Thoughtful Gifts for the Whole Family

Thoughtful Gifts for the Whole Family


Choosing a gift for someone you love can be difficult, but it becomes an even greater challenge when you are buying something for an entire family. Whether it is a new home gift or a Christmas present, it is always hard when you are catering to different tastes, ages, and genders. However, it is not impossible, and when you get the gift right, you are guaranteed to impress! With that in mind, read on to discover some of the most thoughtful gifts for the whole family…

Thoughtful Gifts for the Whole Family

A gaming system

There are many different game systems today, and this can be an excellent choice if you are looking to buy the family a impressive present and you are willing to spend a bit of extra cash. It is worth looking for something like a Nintendo Switch because you have the popular games like JustDance and MarioKart. When buying for the entire family, active games are better so the whole family can join in.

Letters to me when I grow up

This is a great gift for families with fairly young children. You can buy gift sets that contain letters for children to write to themselves so they can read them when they grow up. One of the great things about a gift like this is it is something that is going to last for a very long time. Every year, children can write a letter to themselves, and then all of the family will have great fun reading the letters together when the children get older. It is a sort of gift that just keeps on giving.

A personalised number plate

This is one of those gifts that will either be loved if you get it right. Consider what personalisation you could go for carefully. You should begin by looking at DVLA number plates online so you know what is available and what isn’t. You then need to think about what theme you are going to base the plate on. For example, are you going to get something that relates to the family name? This is usually the best bet to go for.

Perhaps the family you are buying for are football mad? If so, you could get something related to their favourite football team for example T00N 1

A fondue set

Food-based gifts always go down well when you are buying for the entire family. You need to choose something that everyone can enjoy, which is why fondue sets are ideal. After all, who doesn’t love sweet treats and melted chocolate? Other options include hampers or an ice cream maker. Make sure it is fun and tasty! No child is going to be impressed if you purchase a bread maker. Yes, bread is delicious, but it isn’t very exciting is it?

Board games

Last but not least, we have board games. There are so many different board games to choose from today tat are suitable for all ages. This is a safe gift choice to go for if you do not know the family too well or you are looking to buy them something relatively inexpensive that they can all enjoy. It also means that the family has the perfect excuse to spend some more time together. We all know how difficult it is to spend precious time with the ones that we love. 

Hopefully, you are now have plenty of ideas for thoughtful gifts for the whole family. Personalised gifts always work well because they show that you have put a lot of thought into them. No matter what present you do decide on, you can be sure that you will have chosen something that everyone will love and appreciate. Happy shopping!


  1. I think letters would be perfect the most heartfelt out of all but not the most fun

  2. Great ideas! The letter would be so wonderful and thoughtful.

  3. Board games tend to be our families go to gift for everyone. And it’s usually at Christmas we get them we all do have personalised plates, but individual ones, not a family one x

  4. The letters to me when I grow up sounds like a very thoughtful gift idea. Love it.

  5. Love the board games and video system ideas especially as it’s so fun to all get together to play

  6. I think a gaming console is an amazing present for the whole family – especially if it’s a Nintendo Wii as they’re so social!
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  7. I really like your ideas, but my favourite is letters system, I would love to read letters from my kids when they were little.

  8. I would love a personalised numberplate and have just done a quick search and the one I want is there #eek
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  9. I don’t think you can go wrong with gaming systems or board games. They are most definitely something the whole family can enjoy together 🙂

    Louise x
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  10. LOVE the concept of those letters – what an adorable idea and such a great way to remember all those memories that fade away over time. x

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