Money Isn't the Only Graduation Gift
Give a unique gift to your loved ones at graduation.
Cash is an important commodity for recent graduates. Most are twenty-something, unemployed, and used to eating cheap noodle dishes and water for dinner. Money received at graduation provides, at least for a short time, freedom from spending restraints imposed by typical college life.
Every college graduate remembers the joy of reading the first bank statement after the diploma. This warm-hearted memory of a loaded wallet preserves the custom of simply stuffing a card with a check and handing it to the graduate.
No one will complain. Who would complain about a monetary gift? Money is a useful graduation present, but ultimately the easiest option for gift-givers. Devoid of any personal significance, money is appreciated by the graduate, but soon forgotten.
If you take the time to wrap a gift - or in the case of graduation, write a gift - why not make it a special one? The next time a niece, nephew, son, daughter, or friend graduates, forget money and try a unique gift. Think about the graduate's interests, passions, and aspirations, and you may be inspired to ditch the checkbook.
A music fan would appreciate hard-to-come-by tickets to the summer concert series. A painter could use expensive watercolors or an easel. What about a set of personalized scrubs for the graduate entering a college of dentistry?
Put a traveler on a plane to New York City, an animal lover on horseback, or an adventurer up in the air for flying lessons.
Even a gift certificate to a business where the graduate would never dream of spending money (but would enjoy to) shows thought, creativity, and a willingness to connect with the graduate.
The graduate will cash in many impersonal pieces of paper, a unique gift will be a welcome and cherished change.
Your gift could stand out amid a sea of checks. It certainly will not be forgotten.Fundraising Ideas | Christmas Gifts | Gag Gifts | Gifts For Mom | Graduation Gifts | Cute Newborn Gift | Infant Gifts | Anniversary Gift Ideas | Holiday Gift Ideas | Romantic Valentine Gifts | Unique Gift Idea | Birthday Gift | Party Game Ideas | Birthday Gift Idea | Restaurant Gift Certificates | Wine Gifts For The Home | Project Ideas | Gift Boxes | Family Gift Idea | Science Project Ideas | Great Baby Shower Gifts | Handmade Baby Shower Gift | Unique Gift Children | Tattoo Ideas | Mothers Day Gifts | Prom Hair Ideas | Gift Ideas | Great Holiday Gift Idea | Graduation Cake Ideas | Unique Baby Gifts | Anniversary Gifts | Newborn Gift Ideas For Girls | Unique Fathers Day Ideas | Christmas Gift Idea | Baby Shower Ideas | Wedding Ideas | Romantic Gift Ideas | Birthday Ideas | School Party Ideas | Teacher Gifts | Perfect Gift For Mom | Romantic Gifts | Prank Ideas | Golf Tournament Gifts | Newborn Baby Idea | High School Graduation Gifts