25 Budget-Friendly Family Gift Ideas (Plus 5 More You Can Make And Sell)

According to the National Retail Federation, Americans spend an average of $175 on Valentine’s Day, $179 on Easter, $220 on Mother’s Day, $172 on Father’s Day, and $648 on Winter Holiday gifts.

So, cutting down on gift costs is a great place to start if you want to divert money from your current budget toward paying off debt, saving for retirement, college, or a vacation.

1. Family Photo Album Or Frame

A family photo album or frame helps preserve memories spent together. It’s also a relatively inexpensive gift.

Board games make fantastic gifts that kids and adults of all ages can enjoy year-round, year after year.

2. Board Games

If you’re looking for family gift ideas that keep on giving, there are now a wide variety of monthly subscriptions besides a ‘fruit of the month’ club.

3. Recurring Monthly Subscriptions

A gift card to a local restaurant or their favorite fast-casual place is something the whole family can enjoy.

4. Gift Card To A Favorite Restaurant

If you know people who scream for ice cream, consider a basket of fun ice cream bowls, spoons, toppings, and multiple containers of fun sprinkles

5. Ice Cream Lovers Gift

6. Ice Cream Maker

Kids will enjoy watching the paddle churn the ingredients, and parents will love that they can make their family favorites a little healthier.

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