Buying a gift for a grown up person is not nearly as difficult as buying something for a child. It is so hard to buy the right gifts for kids. A lot needs to be taken into consideration when you are trying to buy an appropriate gift for a child. The age, the preference, and the personality of the kid are just some of the factors that you need to take into account before making your final selection.
On top of that, you need to deal with the dilemma of buying a gift that the child wants versus buying a gift that the child needs. For example, a lot of children wish that people would gift them a box full of video games. However, the parents of the children would strongly advise you to give books or educational material instead of video games that are deemed as a waste of time.
When you feel that your mind is being pulled in multiple directions, the best option is to get the child a stationery gift. Stationery is something that children need almost every single day of their life. If the stationery item is visually appealing and has an exciting theme, then children would definitely enjoy working and studying with it. The practical benefits of stationery in combination with their attractive looks make them the ideal gifts for children on birthdays, holidays, and other special occasions.
If you are looking for specific stationery items, then here are a few for you to take into consideration:
1) Pen Pots and Pencil Cases
Pen pots and pencil cases are very important school accessories. Hence, they are excellent gifts for school-going children who need to replace their old school accessories. Pen pots and pencil cases help children to keep the writing supplies organized, and their desk neat and tidy. Children tend to lose a lot of their belongings in the absence of pencil cases. The parents would surely be delighted if you could buy their children a metal, plastic, wood, or fabric pencil case. In terms of design and colors, there is a huge variety of pencil cases available. It would be great if you could get the child a pencil case that has a design based on their favorite cartoon or movie character. There is nothing quite like walking into class and flaunting a pencil case that everyone will stare at in awe.
Notebooks or notepads are perfect for children who are a little older and are wise enough to jot down important notes in class. Notebooks are also great gifts for children who love to write and sketch. Some would say that notebooks are fodder for creative minds. Notebooks that are made with handmade recycled paper and which have colorful themes or designs are very attractive indeed. This stationery item is available in a number of different sizes. Pick the one that best suits the requirements of the child.
3) Writing and Art Supplies
These are basic necessities when it comes to school supplies for young children. Pencils, pens, highlighters, erasers, sketch pens, sharpeners, crayons, glue, glitter, etc. are items that every child needs to attend classes in school. The adults are accustomed to using ordinary writing and art supplies that look quite boring. Children, on the other hand, desire and deserve something extraordinary. There are no limitations in terms of design and themes when it comes to writing and art supplies. These supplies are also very cheap. This gives you the option of buying supplies in bulk. You could give ten pieces of the same type of stationery or buy a combination of different types of stationery to light up a smile on the child’s face.
4) Desk Accessories and Organizers
It is important for children to learn how to create a productive space on their study desk from an early age. To help them in their endeavors, you can buy them desk accessories. These accessories range from files and folders to organizers. You could also get them fancy sticky notes, envelopes, pencil holders, stadium cups (holders), paper trays, and other quirky stationery essentials that they could make use of on a daily basis. With a neat and organized study desk, the little one will be able to concentrate on his or her studies much better.