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Christmas & Kwanzaa Gift Ideas for Loved Ones

Dec 17, 2021 10:00AM ● By Nana Ama Addo

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This season, families will be celebrating different holidays like Kwanzaa and Christmas and reinforcing family bonds that may have been strained by the pandemic. If you are looking to get awesome Christmas or Kwanzaa gifts for your people, but are not sure which gifts would be best, here are some ideas to get the ball rolling. 

Jewelry is a great gift because it can hold sentimental value. Buying real or long-lasting jewelry may allow the gift to become a family heirloom. Exceptional jewelry pieces may include a timeless gold necklace, a beautiful ring, or pearl earrings.

Educational tablets are great gifts for youth who could use some help with educational advancements. Amazon Kindle Fire Tablets are education devices that are specifically designed to provide youth with fundamental education-building tools such as reading and writing, spelling, and arithmetic.

Books are great gifts for family members of all ages and orientations. Self-help books for an ambitious loved one will be an invaluable gift. African history or Kwanzaa books are great presents for youth and elders alike.

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Gift cards are versatile gifts to purchase for loved ones. Starbucks, Target, Walmart, or cash gift cards will be a lovely surprise this season.  

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Reusable water bottles will help to preserve the environment and may protect your family members from drinking unsafe and public water cups. It will also promote healthy hydration.

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Massage bookings
 for your loved one who works at a sit-down job will help them to relax the body and unwind from the year’s stress.

Educational board games will allow youth to build financial literacy and entrepreneurship skills. Rich Dad CASHFLOW is a board game created by Robert Kiyosaki, the author of Rich Dad Poor Dad, that challenges youth to escape the ‘rat race’ of a 9 to 5 job. Monopoly, the acclaimed real estate game, will psychologically teach players about the power of ownership. Chess will help players to think strategically.


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Tea makers are awesome gifts because they give family members an incentive to stay healthy by drinking tea. Fortifying teas to include in your gift package may include roots like ginger and green tea.

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Face masks or other self-care items will help your loved ones to have some balance in their hustle. Purchase a peel-off face mask, charcoal mask, yoga mat, or Gua Sha Stone for your family or friend today.

What is the best gift you have ever received? Comment below!

 Nana Ama Addo is a writer, multimedia strategist, film director, and storytelling artist. She graduated with a BA in Africana Studies from the College of Wooster, and has studied at the University of Ghana and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. Nana Ama tells stories of entrepreneurship and Ghana repatriation at her brand, Asiedua’s Imprint ).

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