Although it is exciting and rewarding to give Christmas presents, planning, and finding them can be quite stressful and time-consuming. You can end up making spontaneous purchases because you suddenly feel overcome by the feeling that you “have to find something” and then regret buying the item in the first place. The very best way to structure your Christmas gift purchases is to plan what to buy before heading out in the Christmas rush and running around different stores.

To make things easier for you, we have listed five ideas for the perfect Christmas gift. You only have the task of thinking about the interests and hobbies of the person you are buying the gift for.

For the players

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Christmas is hopefully a period that gives room for relaxation and getting some rest. Solving jigsaw puzzles is something that most people find very fun regardless of their age. Do you want to gift a fun, exciting, and challenging puzzle as a Christmas present but do not know which puzzle to pick out?

There are a variety of puzzles out there that you can choose from and you will not have a difficult time figuring out which model you want to give for Christmas. Most popular ones are 500 piece puzzles, traditional puzzles, 4D puzzles, bottle puzzles, and many other options for both young children and adults. It’s never wrong to treat someone to a new puzzle.

A puzzle is not only a fun gift but it has many positive benefits. In children, it contributes to cognitive, physical, social, and emotional well-being even for the youngest ones. Putting puzzles together helps to develop a healthy and balanced brain. It facilitates interaction with the environment and other people. It teaches basic skills and abilities and improves family relationships when parents and children play together.

For the readers

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Reading is a hobby that many people pursue with great passion. Do you have someone close to you who enjoys reading and can barely put a book away once they have started it? A book would then be the perfect Christmas present.

Does the person like detective stories, non-fiction books, novels, or a proper mix of everything? Take a look at their bookshelf and see what could be a hint about the person’s preference and literary taste. Does the person have a certain idol or a famous figure they look up to? See if there is a biography of this person in question. This is both an appreciated and personal gift, which they will surely remember. If you find it difficult to find a specific book, buy a tablet. Or why not a magazine subscription? With these options, the person can enjoy the Christmas present for a long time to come.

For those who love sports

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If you are buying a gift for someone who spends a lot of time doing sports and different physical activities, there are plenty of options. For example, it could be a new activity meter, which can increase motivation. Alternatively, there are also stylish watches that allow you to connect your phone to the watch.

If they love running, cycling, or exercising in another way with music or an audiobook in their ears, a pair of good headphones is also a great Christmas gift. If it is a person who cares a lot about diet and health, an advanced measuring scale with different functions and options can be a good gift that can provide insight into the body’s composition – for example concerning fat, muscle, and water.

For car enthusiasts

If you need to give a Christmas present to someone who spends a lot of time in the car and on the road, you can find a gift that can only be used in the car. There are very smart equipment ideas that can make the time spent on driving a little more fun.

A mobile holder can be an excellent gift for the car enthusiast should they use their mobile phone often. If many hours were spent in the car at a time, surely a lot of coffee is consumed. Not all cars are equipped with a cup holder, but there are many options to install your own. A smart car cup holder can therefore be a clever Christmas present.

For music lovers

The best Christmas gift for music lovers comes from understanding what inspires and catches their interest. You can buy something that enhances the listening experience or facilitate this passion with accessories. A festive and fun gift are t-shirts with logos and designs by their favorite artist or band. You can also buy eye-catching socks with music symbols such as flames and rock themes. Jewelry such as earrings with music notes can also work if it is your girlfriend or wife. This Christmas gift will show your appreciation for their interest in music.

Final thoughts

Christmas is probably the time when we show our most generous side. The desire to give Christmas presents is consequently very big and as a result, we end up spending a lot of time wondering what to get our close family members and friends. The most important thing to remember during the holiday season is that no matter how much we are excited about it, Christmas is not just about buying gifts. If you stress too much in the preparations for Christmas, there is a great risk that the exhaustion will get to you and you might miss out on the harmonious and fun time with your family which Christmas is all about.

What most people wish for during this holiday is primarily to spend quality time with the family and have joyous moments with delicious Christmas food. No matter what type of Christmas gift you have in mind to buy for your family members or friends, what matters the most is to do it from your heart.


Northern girl Laura is the epitome of a true entrepreneur. Laura’s spirit for adventure and passion for people blaze through House of Coco. She founded House of Coco in 2014 and has grown it in to an internationally recognised brand whilst having a lot of fun along the way. Travel is in her DNA and she is a true visionary and a global citizen.

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