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Holiday shopping can be a challenging task, especially when you're buying gifts for the whole family. The fact that your loved ones are all different ages with varying interests makes picking things out an overwhelming process. Thankfully, if you stick to our list of family Christmas gift ideas, you're sure to find something for everyone.
If you ask us, the key is personalization and finding something meaningful for whoever you're wrapping up a present for. For instance, if your mom (or other family members) are all about that morning cup of coffee, why not snag personalized mugs? Or if your squad is obsessed with movies, feel free to go with a group present like a film bucket list poster that'll encourage everyone to watch the classics. When in doubt, an interactive gift pick like a card game is a great way to pass the time during the holidays.
So whether you're on the hunt for that last present for a special relative or you want to give your crew a bonus gift that everyone can use, you can't go wrong with any of the recs below. We even added some picks from Oprah's Favorite Things, and some of the buzziest items from this year that will be the talk of neighborhood (hello, Ninja Creami). Scroll on, shop, and get ready to see a lot of smiling faces at home! If you need a little more Christmas shopping inspiration, feel free to peruse our other gift guides:
Stagg EKG Pro Electric Gooseneck Kettle
This stylish yet efficient electric kettle is perfect for any tea lover in the family. “I just love the shape and design of this kettle—but it also has ‘to-the-degree’ temperature control, which your most fastidious coffee or tea aficionado, like me, will appreciate,” Oprah says.
Querencia Candle Warmer Lamp
This sleek, modern candle warmer is a great way to get the safety of a flameless candle without sacrificing scent or aesthetic. It's compatible with large jars, so your Yankee Candle collection will be right at home.
Enameled Cast Iron Bread Oven
Oprah's favorite Le Creuset piece comes in this gorgeous Shallot colorway. Are we surprised she chose something purple? "You know how I feel about bread, so I was very happy to see this enameled cast-iron piece that brings brick-oven baking to a home oven," Oprah says. "In other words, it makes a crust to die for."
CREAMi Deluxe 11-in-1 Ice Cream & Frozen Treat Maker
Possibly one of the buzziest appliances this year, the Ninja Creami is designed to smoothly craft anything delicious and frozen, from ice cream and gelato to blended cocktails.
Paint Your Photo by Number: Pets Edition
Fur baby mother Oprah approves of this creative way to pay tribute to your pets. "I think this DIY project is so neat: Turn your pet’s photo into a paint-by-number template, then print it on the enclosed canvas, and finish with the brushes and acrylics," she says.
Smart Shower Head
You've likely seen this shower head all over social media as it's one of the most popular bath products on the market. What makes it different from other options out there is that this shower head will help you track your water and energy usage via an app. It has several spray settings and the colors are just fun to have in your bathroom. Plus, the flexible hose is perfect for those with a family pet, as you can now shower them more easily in the tub.
Foldable Lightweight Kayak
Give the families who love exploring the great outdoors this portable, space-saving kayak. It's suited for calm waters like lakes, rivers, and bays. Once they're done exploring the scene, they can fold this baby back up into a bag and stick it in their hallway closet until their next big adventure.
Matching Family Pajamas
What’s a family Christmas without matching outfits? Whether you find them cute or cheesy, lean into the holiday spirit with this matching PJ set.
This portable fire bowl is designed to be low-smoke (no more smelly coats in the morning after a good fire). The brand's Signature 360° Airflow Design involves perforations around the device's base, where the air is drawn in to feed the fire from below. What's even better? There's a removable ash pan so you can avoid the heavy lifting needed to clean up after a fire.
2-in-1 Dumpling Maker and Dough Press
For a fun family cooking night, use this dumpling maker and get the kids to pick a bunch of different fillings. Make savory cheeseburger dumplings, PB&J dessert dumplings, whatever calls to you. This will make pressing the dough even easier.
Extra Large Dish
Family meals just got a lot easier. Make your microwave work for you in more ways than you thought possible. This dishwasher- and oven-safe dish can make rice, pasta, pudding dessert, dumplings, braised chicken, the list goes on.
Unfiltered Raw Honey
Toast, biscuits, granola—you name it, they just got a major upgrade. This raw honey from a family farm in New Jersey is one of the sweetest gifts you can give this season. Plus, they’ve got a range of wildflower honey flavors, including ginger, lavender, blueberry and raspberry, so there's a new favorite flavor for everyone in the family, guaranteed.
The Plufl Human Dog Bed
Get ready for the coziest nap you’ve had in a while. Grown-ups and kids alike will love this human-sized dog bed for its plush, supportive gel memory foam.
Deluxe Grilled Cheese Sandwich Toaster
A lifesaver for parents and a cheese-filled heaven for kids, this grilled cheese toaster will make lunchtime prep an absolute breeze. It is a quick fix for the days your family is in a rush out the door.
28-Piece Wood Outdoor Domino Set
Give everyone a break from their phones and tablets with a casual (depending on how competitive your family is) game of dominoes. The bigger-than-life size will allow everyone to see the game fair and square.
Ceramic Stoneware Appetizer Set
Serve your favorite dips and appetizers in this family-sized petal tray. If everyone tends to be on the picky side, dedicate a petal to their snack of choice. The tray is made of bamboo fiber and each petal is made from smooth, dishwasher-safe ceramic.
Custom House Portrait
There may be no more meaningful gift to a family you love than a custom portrait of their home (a "house portrait," if you will).
Everyday Photo Book
Build an elevated family album with this photo book. Thick, unbending pages display treasured memories in a collection sure to last.
Classic Large Brick Box Set
Your family can tap into their creativity with this multi-color LEGO set. Place your masterpiece in your living room to show your guests before Christmas dinner.
Family Gathering: Questions to Start Great Conversations
Let these creative cards guide the dinner table conversation beyond the basic “How was your day?” From superlatives to wacky memories, there’s plenty to reflect and laugh on during the holiday season.
Personalized Charcuterie Board and Knife Set
Give the family a gift that’ll last for many dinner parties to come. The charcuterie board comes with a knife set and ample space for the meats, cheeses, and snacks of their choosing. This heartfelt grazing board is perfect for any picky eaters in the family.
Personalized Family Mugs
Make sure that every member of the family knows exactly which mug is theirs with this set—each one has their name and a personalized illustration.
Throw Throw Burrito Game
Another new game to have on your family's radar? Throw Throw Burrito. It's simple enough that anyone can play, and you get to throw squishy-soft burritos at each other, which can only end in hilarity.
Custom Family Illustration
Send over your favorite family photo to have a custom illustration made. The best part of these personalized portraits? The maker can even draw the family pets.
Crayola Ultimate Light Board for Drawing & Coloring
Give doodling an upgrade with this light-up tablet that will allow your children's creations to glow. It is perfect for long car rides and the washable gel markers are friendly to the kid who colors outside of the lines.
Popcorn Kernels and Popcorn Seasoning Variety Pack
Add more flavor to your popcorn by allowing your family to choose their own flavors. This variety pack set includes GMO-free popcorn kernels and five gourmet seasonings.
Feel free to thank us later with this portable charging station that can slot in five devices. So long to fighting over chargers and outlets!
Hot Air Popcorn Popper Maker
Your kids will gush over this popcorn maker that makes over 16 cups of fresh popcorn at a time. Movie night deserves this irresistible snack!
Kids Against Maturity
For the children who always beg to sit at the adult table, give your kids a chance to play a word game appropriate for all ages. It will make family game night twice as fun and filled with laughter!
S900A Shaved Ice and Snow Cone Machine
No matter what season it is, your family will remember this sweet addition to your countertop on a regular basis. The set includes everything you need to enjoy a delicious snow cone! It will feel like summer vacation without the stress of packing for everyone.
Yoto Player – Kids Audio & Music Player
This family-approved gem is an editor favorite! If you're mindful of screen time for your kids, this screen-free audio platform unlocks engaging stories, activities, podcasts, and music for your kids to enjoy. Pop in a content card of your choice and watch your children get whisked away into the wonderful land of creativity.
Collapsible Portable Corn Hole Set
Teach your kids early on about the magic of corn hole! The set includes eight bean bags and can easily fold up for a game at the park or in your backyard.
Original Stretch Light Grey
This massive blanket, will be the peacemaker in your household if your movie nights consist of your kids fighting over a blanket.
Indoor S'mores Maker
A s'mores night with the family is a must! Now you can do it without everyone being cold, courtesy of this gadget made for the great indoors.
Personalized Christmas Ornament for Family
If your kids fight over who can put the star on top of the Christmas tree, this customizable ornament will make everyone feel like a winner. You can choose how many family members and fill in the names on the brim of Santa's hat!
Brain Freeze Family Card Game
Even your teenager will hold back rolling their eyes during family time thanks to this fun card game. It's a creative way to know your family better and pretty funny to hear the wrong answers blurted out in the fast pace of the game.
Scratch-Off World Travel Map
For a family who loves to travel, this world travel scratch-off map is a great, interactive gift. Simply scratch off the places you've been together to reveal a more colorful map underneath.
WiFi Bluetooth Portable Projector
There is nothing like the pure focus your children have when they're tuned into their favorite show. Set this 1080p HD portable projector in your living room for classic Christmas movie marathons or play a slideshow of everyone's childhood photos through the years during your holiday dinner.
100 Movies Bucket List Poster
This scratch-off poster is just the thing you need to keep track of all the classic movies you watch together, from Back to the Future to The Lion King.
While you begin to clear the table for dinner, your kids can join you in mixing the batter for a delicious baked dessert! In under ten minutes, you can enjoy cupcakes that easily slide out of the mold. Enhance the fun by decorating the cupcakes in classic holiday themes.
Movie Theater Candy 24 Variety Pack
Recreate the experience of going all out at the movie theater candy bar—without actually going to the movie theater. Every family member will be thrilled to dig into this bucket of sweets, which includes Twizzlers, sour gummies, and candy from your childhood!
Bluetooth Karaoke Microphone
Now you can have karaoke nights at home with the kids, no karaoke machine required. Just hook this microphone up to your phone via Bluetooth!
The Taco Kit
Set the stage for Taco Tuesday (or any day of the week) with this functional storage set to enjoy your tacos. The holders will help the messiest eater in your family!
Parlor Ice Cream Mixing Set
Mix up some magic for the whole family with this ice cream topping mixing kit, complete with a marble slab, two mixing spades, three ceramic dishes, and a bamboo base for everything to rest in.
Family Camera Set
Activity families (you know who you are) will be delighted to open this camera-activity journal set. Break out of your "what are we going to do today?" rut with a glimpse inside the journal, which is packed with ideas for outings and adventures. Take the instant camera on your expedition, then slot the photos into the book for a keepsake.
Olympia Provisions Salami of the Month Club
Subscriptions are the gift that keeps on giving, and giving, and giving. Show your favorite happy hour-loving family how much you love them all year long with this Salami of the Month Club, which will basically turn an ordinary Friday night into a delicious one.
Personalized Family Tree
Transform a tattered, folded family tree (or a very robust Ancestry.com profile) into a beautiful wall-hanging that can be proudly displayed in a gallery wall or pretty much anywhere in your home.
Fire TV Stick (3rd Gen)
There's nothing quite like cozying up for a family movie night, so if you don't already have a Fire TV Stick, it's time to invest in the latest version—Netflix, Hulu, and every other streaming service are just a few clicks away.
Suspend Family Game
The best family activity on a cozy weekend evening? Get everyone involved in this low-stakes, high-excitement balancing game that's creatively designed (and very easy to clean up, might we add). You'll go round after round before you notice it's way past bedtime.
Family Definition Print
This simple typography print will remind everyone in the family how much they mean to each other every time they see it, and the best part? It's an instant download, so you can print it out right away and frame it—no need to pay shipping.
Pizza Making Kit
Pizza makes everything better, so even if the whole family disagrees on toppings, this pizza-making kit (complete with a pizza stone, peel, spatula, and slicer) means you can cook it together instead of ordering out.
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