Gift Ideas

Best Family Gifts And Present Ideas For The Whole Family

Finding gifts can be a tricky task when buying for one person, let alone the whole family.

Suddenly the pressure of finding a gift has been multiplied by three, four and more in some cases, so it’s important to find something that everyone can get on board with.

We all have our own unique bonds with our families, they’re the friends we didn’t choose and they’re special people that you create lots of long lasting memories with. You grow old together, experience the good & bad times and ultimately have each others back – so it’s only right that we treat each other from time-to-time.

Whether it’s a birthday, Christmas or any kind of special occasion, providing gifts for the family is a rewarding process and they’re often presents that all of you can enjoy together.

Family presents can be days out, novelty tech, fun games, accessories for around the house and much more that you can all get involved in. There’s a big selection of potential gifts for everyone to embrace and here at IWOOT UK we’ve created a special gift guide for families to make finding them that little more easier.

Below we’ve selected twelve of the best family gifts that’ll bring you all closer together and put a smile on your faces. There’s a real selection of different presents that fit a range of occasions but most importantly – they’re all lots of fun.

So whether you have toddlers, young children or teenagers, you’re bound to unearth some great family gift ideas that’ll make that precious time together all the more enjoyable.

We’ve selected 12 gifts that the whole family will absolutely love:

  1. Scratch Map
  2. Slush Puppie Machine
  3. Pie Face Game
  4. Animal Family Mug Set
  5. White & Blue Instant Polaroid Camera
  6. Hobbit Hole Family Experience Days
  7. Food Who? Game
  8. A3 Message Lightbox
  9. ITEK 1080p Action Camera
  10. Monopoly Mega Edition
  11. Harry Potter Hogwarts Picnic Blanket
  12. Retro Sweet Box
  1. Scratch Map
    £12.99 Buy now with IWOOT

    Scratch Map

    There’s no place quiet like home, but no one can resist the lure of a holiday. Vacations are a great way of spending quality time together, both when you’re there and when it comes to planning them – which is where this cool poster comes into play. The scratch map is a really unique and fun way of showing off the places you’ve travelled to by scratching off the country to reveal funky colours. The map is a great way of looking back on the countries you’ve visited together, whilst also being useful when it comes to looking for the next adventure. So whether you’ve been on a big trip to the other side of the world or spent some days out together in Europe, the scratch map is a great useful family gift for everyone to get involved with.

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  2. Slush Puppie Machine
    £44.99 Buy now with IWOOT

    Slush Puppie Machine

    When it comes to sweet treats it’s usually the kids that reign supreme, but we have a feeling with this one that the parents will be trying to call the shots! When you think about nostalgic treats one that immediately comes to mind are Slush Puppies and despite it being around for decades, it lives on through this retro, remastered machine. Available in a selection of tasty flavours, coloured tongues are a real theme when this bad boy is unleashed. But despite it being a real icon of many of our childhoods, it’s still going strong today and this is a family gift that everyone will be keen to get their taste buds on! Perfect for a whole host of events and celebrations, family presents don’t come much better than this…

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  3. Pie Face Game
    £20.99 Buy now with IWOOT

    Pie Face Game

    A great way of bonding and sharing laughs together are through fun board games. An old school way of enjoying each others company away from the endless amount of technology in today’s world, they’re great for keeping everyone entertained and having a few giggles along the way. And that’s certainly the case with Pie Face Showdown, a classic game which is hugely popular. Available for everyone from the ages of 5+, this is a game of nerve and more importantly, luck. Pop your face on the chin rest, press the big red button and hope that your opponent takes the hit in the face – not you! It comes with a sponge to slap the unlucky opponent, but we recommend whipped cream, trust us, it’s hilarious. The perfect family game when it comes to Christmas and all sorts of occasions, we can’t get enough.

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  4. Animal Family Mug Set
    £15.99 Buy now with IWOOT

    Animal Family Mug Set

    Mornings are an important of the day in the house. Getting up for work and school, it’s important we leave on time and feel ready to tackle the day. But in order to do so we need to start the day right with a nice of cup of tea or coffee, so why not do it in style? All of the family can upgrade their mug options with this special set of animal mugs which are ideal for a family of four. Featuring a llama, sloth, narwhal and a unicorn, these cute, fun mugs will make those early starts that little brighter. We’re sure dad is going to love being left with the unicorn.

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  5. White & Blue Instant Polaroid Camera
    £69.99 Buy now with IWOOT

    White & Blue Instant Polaroid Camera

    Family life is beautiful and it’s all about making memories together. Whether it’s special occasions like birthdays, family days out, holidays or funny events in day-to-day life, they’re the moments that make life so special so it only seems right that we capture them so we can show them off in physical form. Photos are the way to do this and one way you can make them fun and a lot more personal are through the superb retro instant Polaroid cameras. Differing to a standard camera, take a picture and you’ll be presented with an instant polaroid photograph. These are fantastic for looking back on memories together and they add a real unique, vintage touch. Perfect for grown ups and kids, they’re a great for looking back on those special moments.

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  6. Hobbit Hole Family Experience Days
    £99.00 Buy now with IWOOT

    Hobbit Hole Family Experience Days

    If you’re a family that enjoys Lord of the Rings or just a bit of adventure then this family experience gift is certainly for you. Located amongst the natural beauty of the Lake District, you can channel your inner-Frodo in a ‘Hobbit Hole’ which can cosily accommodate up to two adults and three children. This super cool glamping home is housed next to Ullswater, the second largest lake in England and comes with some pretty sublime views. A fabulous location to begin another adventure with bags of potential for scenic walks and bicycle rides, it’s a unique getaway which will undoubtedly live long in the memory.

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  7. Food Who? Game
    £6.99 Buy now with IWOOT

    Food Who? Game

    Family games are a great way of connecting and enjoying some laughs together. They temporarily keep us away from technology and are a great way of bringing us all together – along with adding a bit of healthy competitiveness. One of the real classic games comes in the form of Guess Who? where you’re competing to guess someone on your opponents board by using various clues. This one is very similar, but instead of people it uses food – something we all love! Everyone enjoys food along with talking about so whilst the kids are waiting for tea to be ready or need something fun to play, this will certainly keep them busy! Perfect for grown ups and children making it a great family gift idea, it’ll certainly have you feeling a bit peckish afterwards…

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  8. A3 Message Lightbox
    £14.99 Buy now with IWOOT

    A3 Message Lightbox

    A fun way of adding a bit of personality into your home is through a customisable lightbox. These retro style illuminations are suitable for any room in the house and you can personalise them to your hearts content. They come with a range of symbols, letters and numbers so you can spell out any kind of funny, silly or family orientated message you like. Suitable for the kitchen, living room or as a welcome message next to your front door, they’re a fun accessory for everyone at home to chip in and get involved with!

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  9. ITEK 1080p Action Camera
    £28.99 Buy now with IWOOT

    ITEK 1080p Action Camera

    For adventurous families it’s been pretty difficult to capture memories over the years. Cameras that aren’t waterproof can make it difficult to get photos and/or videos in different environments, but all those restrictions are now a thing of the past. The ITEK 1080p is a full action camera that comes to live in the most testing of conditions, along with being fully waterproof. So if you and the family are going on an adventure holiday or want to capture footage swimming in the sea with all the wildlife, this is THE device. With a 120 degree wide angle camera and 100 minutes of battery life from a single charge, it’s both wearable and attachable meaning that everyone can use it to document their fun!

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  10. Monopoly Mega Edition
    £25.99 Buy now with IWOOT

    Monopoly Mega Edition

    The most popular board game of all time and still the king, Monopoly is loved by everyone. This classic property trading game comes in a wide range of editions and formats, but if you’re going to buy it as a family gift it only seems right that you should get the best one right? The Monopoly: Mega Edition features twelve extra spaces and eight new streets, meaning games last longer and there’s even more fun and a little more competitiveness – what’s not to love?

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  11. Harry Potter Hogwarts Picnic Blanket
    £19.99 Buy now with IWOOT

    Harry Potter Hogwarts Picnic Blanket

    There’s nothing quite like the summer, right? No school, the sun shining, so much potential for fun and good times. One of our favourite things to do whilst the sun is out is combine our love for the weather and food together in the form of a picnic. These are a great way of everyone coming together to enjoy the summer and in order to have one, a soft, cosy picnic blanket is in order. They’re a real useful piece of a kit and if the kids are Harry Potter fans, we have a feeling they’ll enjoy this one. Featuring the colourful Hogwarts logo on a dark grey background, this’ll become the families best friend in those warm months.

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  12. Retro Sweet Box
    £14.99 Buy now with IWOOT

    Retro Sweet Box

    Nothing brings people together like good food, especially when it comes to sweets. They’re the best things to have around the house and they always make for a fantastic present – who can say no to a sugary pick-me-up? But this sweet collection isn’t your standard one, it’s built up from many retro blasts from the pasts which’ll take grown-ups back to their childhoods, so it may be harder for the little ones to step in and get their hands on some! Including drumsticks, jelly babies, wham bars, double dip sherbet, rainbow drops and more – these will definitely go down a treat!

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Tom Burley

Tom Burley

Contributing Writer

Tom's a Sport Journalism graduate with a love for all things Rick and Morty, Westworld and David Attenborough. Often found at Blundell Park watching the famous Grimsby Town.