Celebrate their achievement and wish them all the best! These graduation gift ideas will put you on the right track for those hard-to-decide high school or college graduation gifts.
Before you start, learn when to give, whatâ€™s appropriate, and get tips on thank-you cards. Read our graduation gift guide: Graduation Gifts – Who, What, How
Well that depends on your relationship with the graduate.
Cash or flowers are common, but not always the right gift. To read more, check out cash or flowers under graduation gift basics.
Common big-ticket items from parents / grandparents. Include:
But these are not expected or necessarily considered the best gifts to give - just common ones.Â Often, you can give a more meaningful gift that will last a long time and be used frequently.
Give gifts related to memories of high school or college experiences. These can include:
They will remember their achievement forever with these gifts, including:
Give them something they can use in the long-run in their new career, such as:
Give them something they can use in their new life that will last.
Going to a dorm? Try:
Going to a new house / apartment? How about:
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