All moms plan to celebrate theirtoddlers’ birthday in a grand manner. They take every minute detail for theparty into consideration. After all, their little angel is turning another yearolder, so they try to fulfill all the wishes that would keep him or her happyfor yet another year. One look at the face of the child, gleaming with joy,having a gala time with friends, balloons, gifts and different games, and everymom thinks, "It’s worth it!"
While planning for the perfectbirthday celebration one point we often seem to ignore is the back-gift orreturn gift for the guests. It always remains as last minute item to plan anddo. Return gift is nothing but a gesture to show that you appreciate theircoming, to tell them how much you want to thank them for making the party asuccess. The uniqueness of these back-gifts will reflect your creativity andinnovative mind, your taste and thoughtfulness. If you are at loss withback-gift ideas, here are some tips that may come handy for the next birthdaycelebration.
While selecting back-gifts firstthing to take into consideration is your budget. Make separate gift ideas forboys and girls, according to their age groups. Budget doesn’t restrict yourgift ideas. On a limited budget, you can give the little girls junk jewelry,hair bands, beautifully packed chocolates, pretty looking stationary and thelist can go on and on. If you can afford a handsome budget, you can give thelittle girlies Barbie dolls, funky bags, soft toys of Teddy bears, Tweety orBarnie, make-up boxes and many more. You can also take a colorful lunch-box andfill it with goodies like pencils, erasers, sharpeners, multi-colored beadsetc. Any gift that comes in a beautiful packet makes it a hit but the challengeis to touch the heart.
When giving gifts to boys, youcan include puzzles, footballs, basket balls and even cricket balls. Masks,fake tattoos, comics, toys, bats, rackets or pencil boxes are other good ideasof back-gifts that would cater boys of any age group. If your guests are mainlytoddlers, then you can make a goody-bag with color-crayons, sketch-books,stencils, pencil bags or any item with the motifs of popular characters likePopeye, Superman etc.
For a little grown-up kids,customized key chains with initials engraved, assorted chocolates and candies,costume jewelry, designer candles, curios or good music collections might dowonders. To make every gift special, you can put your personal touch in eachcase. It can be in the packaging or it can be the gift itself made by you. Ifyou are presenting a book to every guest make sure to write a personal note inthe first page with recipient’s name, date, occasion and your child’s name.This will have a magic effect on everyone. They will remember you, your'child’s birthday and your thoughtfulness till the book lasts and even afterthat. Remember, back-gift is not something where you can flaunt your opulence,but how much feeling you reciprocate.
And that is where your purpose isserved.