Grinch Gift Ideas
The Grinch from Doctor Seuss has become a very popular character, which many stories of redemption help the anti-hero to be, as we see a villain change and turn away from their original intentions or proposed actions.
While we first got a taste of the Grinch in the Doctor Seuss book "How the Grinch Stole Christmas," he became more widely known when he appeared in a television cartoon adaptation of the book in 1966. The book was published in 1957. It's amazing to think the Grinch has been around for well over 50 years.
If you don't remember or aren't aware, the first Grinch television show was narrated by Boris Karloff - the actor who used to play in horror films decades ago. It was in that cartoon that I first was introduced to The Grinch.
More recently Jim Carrey starred in the role of the Grinch in a feature film.
Because he's become somewhat of a lovable character over the years, and I think because many of us related to him in relationship to how we ourselves change from who we were early in our lives to more of a positive influence in the world and for those around us, it has resulted in a number of products and gift ideas for those who are fans of interesting character.
We'll look at a few of those now to generate some thoughts on what you may want to buy if you're a Grinch fan, or if a family member, friend or colleague are.
- Thomas Kinkade Wreaths
Thomas Kinkade is among the more well-known and popular artists in the world today. For people who love his work, it doesn't matter what medium he chooses to express his art though. That's the case with this groups of wreaths I've assembled together.
The Grinch Oval Ceramic Mug
One of the more ubiquitous but appreciated gifts for anyone that is attracted to a certain collectible theme is that of a mug. A mug is always there to use for any type of beverage, and can also be used as a decorative piece when not being used for that practical purpose.
The terrific green Grinch ceramic mug shown here would be a wonderful gift idea for those who would appreciate it. Just be sure this popular Grinch mug isn't already part of their collection.
For those wanting to heat up something in this wonderful Grinch mug, it is microwave safe, and can also be safely cleaned in a dishwasher.
I really like the way the face and countenance of the Grinch is successfully displayed on this cute mug.
- Christmas Snow Globes
Who can forget the magic and delight of when we first encountered and handled those fascinating Christmas snow globes in our youth? I still remember the joy and excitement when I first got to shake it up and see the interesting effects as a result...
- Beautiful Christmas Nail Designs, Tips and Tutorials
Around the world Christmas is celebrated by Christians as the day the Savior Jesus Christ came into the world, and all sorts of traditions have culminated from that fact. Among those is the implementation of beautiful nail art to celebrate that...
Grinch Message Banner
This banner is a great example of the lesson the Grinch learned while attempting to steal Christmas.
It's size of 12 inches wide and 45 inches long makes it a great addition for any Grinch collection, and would display well in any room in the house.
Any Grinch fan would love to receive this as a present, and it of course offers a nice lesson to explain to children or grandchildren.
- Disney Gifts with a Christmas Theme
The Walt Disney Company is among the most recognizable brands in the world, and when contemplating buying a gift for someone for Christmas time, it can boggle the mind as to where to even begin, let alone narrow things down to a couple of items. ...
- Christmas Tree Angel Treetops
There are a number of legends and lore concerning the origin of the Christmas tree we see in use around the world today, as it is disputed as to what the impetus behind a Christmas tree was, and if the meaning people attribute to it today is from...
Heart of Grinch Riding on Sleigh
Since Christmas is the major time of the year to use and display a Grinch collection, this village accessory of the Grinch's changed heart riding on a sleigh with all sorts of presents, would be a great addition to a Christmas village scene.
It's really cool to see the Grinch in front with a smiling face and holding a present he's about to give out. Also fun is the reindeer dog on top of the heart present bag with the wreath in its mouth.
Grinch Christmas Village Accessory
- Funny Santa Clip Art
We all know that Santa gets his usual attention during the Christmas holiday season, but even so, he's considered a pretty cool dude all year round; although he isn't in our minds as much as during that period of time when the fall weather starts...
- Christmas Heels, Pumps and Kicks
Christmas season and Christmas day offer up opportunities for women to show off some new pumps and for men to dress up in some fancy kicks. While there are times that red and green footwear can be worn throughout the year, there is of course...
Green Christmas Grinch Serving Tray
Here's another wonderful Grinch item that can be of practical use or displayed as part of the Christmas decorations. The flat surface makes it perfect for setting in a cabinet or leaning against the wall on top of something.
Of course its original purpose remains in place, which is to use it as a way to serve up some Christmas goodies. Again, I like it that the designers chose to have a smiling Grinch, as a lot of Grinch items can be of him before he had his change of heart; in those cases he has a more devious, and even evil look on his face.
Christmas Grinch Tray
- Holly Face Painting for Christmas
The holly has become a very popular Christmas decoration, with the spiny leaves and berries offering wonderful color that matches the traditional Christmas color of red and green. While the Holly has hundreds of species of flowering plants, the...
Grinch Lounge Pants
Of all the Grinch stuff I have, my favorite is actually a pair of lounge pants that are very similar to these ones. The only difference is my pair excludes the red colors, and has a design that is dark green and lime green, as you see below.
They are very light and practical, being made from 100 percent cotton. Also featured on the pants is his friend Max.
The drawstring and elastic waist make this a good fit for most people.
Since the Grinch is so popular, this is only one of a number of designs you can choose from if the design isn't appealing to you. Of course collectors of Grinch items will probably want to buy at least one of each.
- Christmas Music Boxes
Christmas music boxes are always a magical part of Christmas season and Christmas décor, and the fantastic and compelling sounds, and in many cases, figures related to them, are a major attraction for those captivated by the two working together. ...
- Toy Bear Christmas Wallpapers
Christmas bear wallpapers are a terrific way to celebrate the holiday season on your computer or other screen you use, as they are one of the most important animals associated with the Christmas season, as well among the most popular. That's also...
Santa Costume of the Grinch
This Santa costume of the Grinch is fantastic, and hard core Grinch fans, along with those wanting to delight family and friends, would make quite a splash when suddenly appearing in this costume.
What a great way to top off your love of the Grinch than to appear as the character in a costume like this, generating all sorts of delightful and surprising comments and responses.
Here we have the Grinch obviously before he has a change of heart, as his face is one that shows he's thinking of doing some mischief. But, hey, you've got to have some reminders of what the Grinch was like before he was transformed, as it's part of the story and persona of the fascinating Doctor Seuss creation.
- North Pole Printables, Coloring Pages
Every child imagines at times during their lives what it's like where Santa, the reindeer, and the elves live, and that makes for great opportunities to create terrific creations of what the North Pole would look like if Santa in fact did live...
- Christmas Bell Ideas and Inspiration
Most of us don't think much about Christmas bells when we place them around the house and on the Christmas tree during the holiday season, as they are considered part of the décor, and are used in a multitude of ways to create a nice family...
Gift Ideas for The Grinch
I was tempted to go on with a number of Grinch gift ideas, but realized it could become quite a long list, as there are a plethora of products to choose from made in honor of the green guy.
This is just to whet your appetite with several of those that can be used in daily situations; with some being able to be used throughout the year if you choose to, such as the mug and tray. Others can be used during the Christmas holiday season, which allows for a couple of months for a growing number of people who like to start things early.
What's great about the Grinch is his popularity continues to last over decades, and that ensures fans and collectors will always have new products and items depicting the Grinch to add to their collection.