Sometimes the best gift is one everyone in the family can enjoy. Instead of kids peeling off to play with their new gifts on their own, family gifts designed to bring everyone together may be the best gift of all.
Here are our top picks for the best family gifts under the Christmas tree this year.
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Nothing brings the family together like a good movie but getting to the theatre can be a huge hassle. The answer is an instant at-home theatre.
It’s also a great idea for sleepovers and birthday parties. Just add popcorn and you can have an epic family night any time the mood strikes.
The Family That Plays Together Stays Together
Games that everyone in the family enjoys are always a hit. Pop & Toss is a great choice.
This is a four-in-one set including a bean bag toss, cornhole, sticky ball toss, and tic-tac-toe.
USA Toyz Lazer Tag is another great choice.
This set includes enough equipment for four to play. The USA Toyz Lazer Tag is great for indoor or outdoor use. Bright colors and flashing lights mean it’s a great choice to use at night too.
The pandemic got a lot of families spending time together outside. Up the family’s game with the best gear.
The YETI lowlands blanket is a great choice for families who like to be outdoors doing anything from picnicking to camping to watching outdoor movies.
This blanket is waterproof on the outside and insulated on the inside making it a durable choice — and it even comes with its own travel bag to make it last.
For families who like to camp in comfort, try a Big Anges sleeping pad to help families camp in comfort.
In these family games, everyone in the family has permission to throw things at one another. This may be the best family gift of all.
It’s impossible to have too many books! Family reading time can foster a love of books for kids of all ages. It’s also a great alternative to family time that involves screens. The key is to find engaging stories that will hold the attention of both kids and grown-ups.
For families with older children, the latest addition to the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, Big Shot, is a fun read for the entire family.
Haven’s Secret: The Powers is another fun family read about two sisters who discover their powers.
A version of this post originally appeared on MEDIUM.
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