Best 2019 Gift Ideas for the Holidays That are Just for Fun!

What are the holidays without a few, just-for-fun presents for everyone on your list?  Here are our best gift ideas for the holidays for your teens, college kids, and young adults, too.

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Best Gift Ideas for the Holidays

Game of Phones Our kids always have their phones in their hands so, playing a card game that involves their phones, explains the popularity of this super-fun game.
Holiday gifts just for fun

Snowman Hot Chocolate We have never seen such an inventive and delicious way to share hot chocolate than with this snowman, filled with hot chocolate mix and mini marshmallows. Dissolve in hot milk and share with a group of friends.
Holiday gifts for fun

Instant Cameras
Taking and printing out photos – instantly – with a Fujifilm Instax Mini 9, makes old school photography cool again. Cameras come in light blue, cobalt, flamingo pink, smokey white, and lime green. Comes with a selfie mirror and macro lens to allow for one-of-a-kind keepsake photos. 

Gifts for college kids

What Do You Meme?
For adult kids only, this card game is a rowdy bit of fun for small or large groups.

Best gift ideas for teens and young adults this holiday

100 Movies Scratch Off Wall Art
How fun is this? It’s a movie “scratch off” poster. It lists 100 popular movies of our time and, after your teen watches one of the movies, he can scratch off the box to learn a little bit of trivia about the movie. Perfect for that film buff on your list.

Secret Santa gifts for teens and college kids

Handcrafted Baseball Game 
For the baseball fanatics in your home, here is a way to enjoy a favorite sport until opening day next Spring. Beautiful hand-crafted game comes with everything you need (except for the peanuts and crackerjack…)

Best gift ideas for the holidays


1000 Piece Stadium Jigsaw Puzzle
These 1000-piece puzzles are available for lots of colleges as well as teams in the NFL, MLB, and NHL.  Clear a table top  and let your family work on it throughout the holidays, right through college bowl season.

Best gift ideas for the holidays

College kids across the country have discovered this lively game. Described as a cross between four-square and volleyball, this is great for cross training or a super-energized work out.

Best gift ideas for the holidays

JBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker
This wireless speaker comes in loads of different colors and gets great reviews.

Best gift ideas for the holidays

Board and card games have become super-popular in the teen and young adult crowd and this one, based on telephone game we all played as kids,  looks fun. Great for ages 12+.
Best gift ideas for the holidays

Clear Stadium Bag 
Anyone attending sporting events should be aware of the security procedures and that includes what sort of bag you are allowed to take into an arena.  This meets NCAA, NFL and PGA Tournament guidelines for 12x12x6 clear bags.

Gift ideas for the holidays

Sriracha Mini Keychain
Has Sriracha become your kid’s go-to condiment? They will appreciate this mini-size, portable, and refillable bottle so they will never have to suffer through a meal without adding their favorite spicy sauce.

Best gift ideas for the holidays

Portable Table Tennis Set
Our kids love to play Ping Pong (with and without beer!) but in dorm rooms and small apartments there just isn’t room for a full sized table.  Enter this great idea from Umbra. Two paddles, two balls and a weighted net that can set up on any size table up to 72 inches wide means that any table becomes a ping pong table.

Best gift ideas for the holidays

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