Thursday, April 19, 2012

25 Graduation Gifts that Won't Break the Bank

Last week, we talked about graduation party tips for those anticipating a little party planning this coming May. But what if you've been invited to a graduation party?

It's common to get a gift for any graduate, but especially for a high school graduate as many will be preparing to live away from home for the first time. So leave the fancy cars and European vacations for those independently wealthy relatives of the grad, and consider these thoughtful but affordable graduation gifts:

25 Affordable Graduation Gifts

  1. Books
  2. Rolled quarters (for the laundry facilities on campus!)
  3. Sheet sets
  4. Hot plate
  5. Small microwave oven
  6. Photo album or digital photo frame
  7. iTunes or Phone card
  8. Briefcase
  9. Desk calendar or monthly planner
  10. Space-saving storage accessories
  11. MP3 player
  12. Printer or ink refills
  13. Charging station for electronics
  14. Compact tool kit
  15. Lunch tote
  16. Shower caddy with supplies
  17. Jump drive
  18. College themed T-shirt or sweatshirt
  19. 30-minute recipes or Bento recipes cookbook
  20. School supplies
  21. Headphones or earbuds
  22. Watch
  23. Customized survival kit (think coffee, favorite snacks, mini sewing kit, etc.)
  24. Personalized diploma frame
  25. Restaurant gift cards
If you're still having trouble coming up with the right graduation gift, think back to your own graduation. What items were the most useful or the most loved?

You can get great graduation party invites, banners and more printed on custom papers that match your grad's school colors at!

1 comment:

Waseem said...

so much gifts you have shared..i think a simple gift like gift card put into Gift Card envelopes can also be used for this occasion.