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Inexpensive Christmas Gift Ideas for the Whole Family

Updated on January 31, 2015

Inexpensive Christmas Gift Ideas for the Whole Family

There are lots of inexpensive gift ideas for the entire family during the Christmas holidays. Prices usually will go higher specially before the Christmas day.

Usually people buy gifts in rush but it is really advisable to buy then in advance specially for those closest relatives and loved ones.

Giving a Christmas gift for the whole family has gained wide acceptance and popularity because it is less time consuming and more cheaper that way, it is like shooting two birds with one stone, Christmas gift which can be of use to the entire family and saves time from the giver. I hope this hub -- Inexpensive Christmas Gift Ideas for the Whole Family -- will help you find the suitable gift for the whole family.

Happy holidays!

I have a friend who make her own goodies and cookies -- her specialty and then put them in a basket and a nice ribbon to go with it and then she delivers them before Christmas to her family friends, she gives one basket to us every year and we anticipate ti because her cookies are delicious. It is nice because it is her own recipe and she can control how many she will give and how much she will spend on the Christmas gift

Inexpensive Christmas Gift Ideas for the Whole Family

  • Christmas basket gift ideas for the entire family -- this is classic but a good one for the entire family, usually the content of the basket are goods, food items and groceries. The whole family sure to enjoy this one as they can all eat it. . Sometimes a Christmas basket gift ideas contain potpourri, soaps, lotions -- basket of spa treatment -- for couples or one household. For household with children, candies and goodies plus the cookies I mentioned are best. A Christmas fruit cake (if you can make it on your own) is a good Christmas basket gift idea. Chocolate gift basket is always a hit for the whole family.
  • Games which the family can enjoy like monopoly, card games, educational games for the children which the parents can supervise and they can join too. My sister always give the scrabble for families.
  • Christmas Music Cd's -- Christmas songs are always part of Christmas holidays and all the family can listen to the music. If there are more children than adults then, you can always choose Christmas song Cd's that have more songs for the children and vice versa if there are more adults. there are classic Christmas songs which contains in Cd's nowadays.
  • DVD -- Christmas DVD for the whole family to watch, those movies which the family haven't seen yet. This is a sensitive Christmas gift as it is always a happy moment when the family sit down together and watch movies together in the comfort of their own homes.
  • Tickets for a Christmas movie in the theater for the whole family. This is another way of giving gifts to the whole family. Usually every Christmas there is a movie shown about Christmas and this is superb Christmas gift idea for the whole family like the DVD movies. Only, the snow must cooperate so that the family can go out.
  • If the family is a devoted Christians, Christmas books to be read about Christmas and anything about Christmas is a good idea.
  • Family photo album is a classic Christmas gift for the entire family -- Usually after Christmas season, there are lots of pictures taken specially if there is reunion among the families and photo album is always a nice gift for the entire family.
  • Christmas photo frame with the picture of the whole family on it. This is a unique Christmas gift idea for the whole family. which is unique -- Then you can put a picture of the entire family if you can get one so that the picture frame is not empty, sweet, isn't it?
  • This is another good Christmas gift for the whole family -- Family tree photo frame which you can put all the pictures of the whole family.


Note : Christmas cards should always follow a Christmas gift for the whole family with the best wishes written in your handwriting. The whole family will be touched.

Family tree photo as Christmas gift for the whole family on Christmas holidays

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    • Better Yourself profile image

      Better Yourself 

      6 years ago from North Carolina

      It's still early but I like to get started early on Christmas shopping and putting gifts together so I'm on the hunt for good ideas. Thanks for sharing your ideas! :)

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      8 years ago

      Some really nice ideas! Great hub. If your interested in seeing any more ideas for 2010, please check out my hub

    • Cheeky Girl profile image

      Cassandra Mantis 

      8 years ago from UK and Nerujenia

      Getting closer to Christmas now, so I had to come back again. I am looking for ideas for pressies! Cheers, Maita! :)

    • Cheeky Girl profile image

      Cassandra Mantis 

      8 years ago from UK and Nerujenia

      Maita, these are great ideas! I am getting my Christmas shopping early this year. Last year was one annoying last minute rush. Great hub! Cheers!

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      Amelia Griggs 

      8 years ago from U.S.

      GREAT Christmas ideas...thanks!


    • Micky Dee profile image

      Micky Dee 

      9 years ago

      I hope you give me the same thing as last year!

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      9 years ago

      Cool gift ideas. Thanks for making life comfortable for many gift givers during this hard time.

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      9 years ago

      You have lots of good ideas here and maybe now is the time to start looking for some of these things - before the prices go up. Great hub, especially when economy is more important than ever!

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      9 years ago from New York, NY

      what a great collection of Christmas gifts on a budget! I love the BRONZE TREE OF LIFE and am putting it on my list to Santa. Rated upwards and awesome:)

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      Mentalist acer 

      9 years ago from A Voice in your Mind!

      Cheese Baskets are a favorite givt the family get from the office!;)


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