Thoughtful Back-to-school gifts for parents and college students in 2023
As Christmas break draws to a close, which means a busy new school year is just around the corner. An appropriate back-to-school gift idea is a great way to keep parents and college students motivated, comfortable, and happy throughout the year. If you’re looking for back-to-school gifts for parents or college students, here we’ve gathered some of our favorite items and brands we trust.
Most Meaningful Gifts for Parents
1. Stand Mixer
This Ventray SM600 Stand Mixer with unique capabilities that can streamline the making process is a great gift for busy parents. This tilt-head stand mixer offers 6 speeds and three included accessories – wire whisk, dough hook, and flat beater that can quickly and easily knead, stir, mix and whip ingredients for a variety of recipes and a multiple multipurpose attachment hub and three optional accessories – pasta maker, meat grinder, and vegetable slicer that can help you unlock more cooking possibilities.
2. Countertop Convection Oven
If you want to easily prepare breakfast, lunch, or dinner for your kids during the workday, a powerful and versatile oven will come in handy. With 12 cooking functions, this easy-to-use Ventray Countertop Convection Oven can do it all – from baking to air frying. This compact appliance is big on features, with convection cooking that cooks food evenly and quickly, making it perfect for everything from pizza to roasted chicken. The timer automatically shuts off after 90 minutes, so you can focus on your other tasks. This oven is made with stainless steel and a nonstick coating, making it easy to clean.
3. Bookshelf Speakers
The Edifier R1280T Bookshelf Speakers are a great option to pair your turntables with a complementing audio system. These speakers will look great in any room. The smooth teak-colored wood paneling will work with most decor themes and could possibly even be the center of attention. The quality features are almost endless. With dual RCA inputs, a universal power supply, and a 4-inch bass driver with a calibrated and flared bass reflex port, you will experience the ultimate sound performance.
4. A Cup of Tea- Fleur Gift Set
A good cup of tea is a great way for you to enjoy your breaks. The charming green lidded porcelain cup and tea-bag cradle inside make the perfect gift, while the 10 enclosed sachets (of Blueberry Merlot, Earl Grey, Hibiscus Blossom, Jasmine Green, and Peach Blossom tea) make the perfect break-time treat. This set makes an ideal gift for any lover of fine tea, art, and nature.
Most Practical Gifts for College Students
2. KitchenAid Siphon Brewer
A quality coffee maker will make sure that your college student’s morning pick-me-up brewed to perfection. The KitchenAid Siphon Brewer is a unique combination of spectacle and quality. This coffee maker brews rich, rich, and enticingly delicious coffee. Its vintage brewing process, based on steam pressure and vacuum suction is also mesmerizing, watching the coffee drip into the glass bottle. The Siphon Brewer comes with a reusable stainless-steel filter so no paper filter is required.
2. Okaysou Aqua Q6 Humidifier
A good humidifier can make your college student’s door room more comfortable by keeping the surrounding air at optimal moisture levels. This Okaysou Aqua Q6 Humidifier has a 360° rotating nozzle to generate both warm and cool mist for quick humidification and reducing dust in the air. It is equipped with an advanced touch panel that displays your room’s humidity and multiple control functions. It works quietly and the built-in essential oil tray lets you enjoy your favorite aromas while breathing in moist air.
3. Edifier MP280 Portable Bluetooth Speaker
An updated back-to-school gift list should include a good portable Bluetooth speaker. It is a must-have gadget for modern life. This compact and portable Bluetooth speaker by Edifier allows your college student to stream music and sound clips with ease. It offers a 360° full range of high volume to fit a large space. It also has long battery life and an emergency charging station.
4. Sonoma Modern Lunchbox
Fully insulated and personalized with your college student’s initials, this 6″ half-height tote is a stylish, thoughtful, and stylish gift. This cotton tote has handles and a top zip to comfortably hold a can of soda, lunch, and snacks.
5. Yeti Refillable Coffee Mug
This coffee mug that features double-wall, vacuum-insulated body can protect your hands from hot or cold contents while keeping coffee, chili, or oatmeal nice and hot. Yeti is now a major player in the reusable mug industry, creating a heat-retaining cage that many coffee lovers now claim to be their favorite. The slide-on sip top and side handles make it super comfortable to hold in your hand.
The start of January feels like every day is just one small step toward school. While we can’t delay the school year, we’re here to help you make the school year happy and comfortable. Pick a thoughtful gift of encouragement for parents or college students to kickstart this national back-to-school prep day.