10 Non-Material Christmas Gift Ideas
Christmas is soon approaching, and you’ve probably started thinking about what you’re going to get people this year. And we all know that the holiday season can be filled unnecessary consumerism, so why not give the gift of experience instead?
Not only do these non-material gift ideas reduce clutter, but they can also give people lifelong experiences that can’t be bought in a store. So let’s check out some ideas!
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Classes or Lessons
Give the gift of learning with an all expenses paid class or lesson. This could be music lessons, an art class, a coding class, and much more.
Tickets or Passes
Gift a yearly pass to a local attraction like a museum, art gallery, or animal sanctuary. Or get tickets to see a concert, play, or orchestra.
Share an Experience
Pay for an experience that you both can share like a day at the spa, or even a weekend trip away.
Get them a year of Spotify, Netflix, or another service they use. Or opt for something more material like Cause Box, a subscription box for conscious products.
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Donation in Their Name
Food or Drinks
Get them something consumable. Maybe fancy chocolates or an expensive wine?
A Home Cooked Meal
Take the fancy dinner date home, and offer to cook a multiple course meal just like how it’s done at their favorite restaurant.
For your loved one with a green thumb, give them a gift of a houseplant to add to their home. Or for something more low-maintenance, pick up a bouquet of flowers instead.
Digital Christmas Card
A Final Note
Give the gift of experience, and opt for a non-material present this year. Which gift on this list is your favorite? Anything you’d like to add? Share in the comments below!
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