10+ Inexpensive Gift Ideas you can get your staff for their birthday.
June 27, 2023
Birthdays are a wonderful opportunity to show your staff how much you appreciate their hard work and dedication. While it's easy to think that meaningful gifts must come with a hefty price tag, I'm here to prove otherwise.
With these 10+ inexpensive gift ideas, you can celebrate their special day in a meaningful and heartfelt way, without straining your budget.
Let’s start spreading some birthday cheer by embracing the power of birthdays as an opportunity to express gratitude and kindness.
Naturally, we have to start here with the Best of the Best. Sure to hit the mark; bringing a big smile to your team members face, making them feel loved and valued.
Customized Sweets – Satisfy their sweet tooth with customized treats. Consider ordering personalized chocolates with their names or your company's logo. Build your own box or choose one of the several boxes that personally fits their preferences. These delectable delights add a touch of sweetness to their birthdays and create a memorable experience.
Personalized Desk Accessories: Add a touch of personalization to your staff's workspace with customized desk accessories. From monogrammed notebooks to personalized mousepads or stylish pen holders, these small but thoughtful gifts show that you care about their comfort and work environment.
Inspirational Books: Gift your staff with inspiring and motivational books that can uplift their spirits and ignite their personal and professional growth. Choose titles that align with their interests and aspirations, providing them with valuable insights and encouragement.
Handwritten Appreciation Notes: Sometimes, the simplest gestures carry the most meaning. Take the time to write heartfelt appreciation notes for each team member, expressing your gratitude for their hard work and dedication. Handwritten notes show a personal touch and can be cherished for years to come.
Wellness Goodie Bags: Promote wellness and self-care by assembling personalized goodie bags filled with items like essential oils, scented candles, stress balls, or herbal teas. These little gifts encourage relaxation and self-care, showing your commitment to their well-being.
Lunch or Treat Vouchers: Surprise your staff with lunch or treat vouchers that allow them to enjoy a delicious meal or dessert from their favorite local spot. It's a thoughtful gesture that supports local businesses while treating your team to a well-deserved culinary delight.
Online Learning Subscriptions: Invest in their personal and professional development by gifting online learning subscriptions. Platforms like Udemy or Coursera offer a wide range of courses, allowing your staff to expand their knowledge and acquire new skills.
Customized Mugs or Water Bottles: Brighten up their mornings with personalized mugs or water bottles that feature their names or motivational quotes. It's a practical gift that reminds them to stay hydrated or enjoy their favorite beverage while adding a personal touch to their daily routine.
Personalized Desk Plants: Bring life to their workspace with personalized desk plants. Opt for low-maintenance plants like succulents or air plants that add a touch of greenery and freshness to their desks. These plants not only improve air quality but also create a calming and visually appealing work environment.
Gourmet Coffee or Tea Set: Indulge their taste buds with a gourmet coffee or tea set. Select high-quality, blends that they can savor during their work breaks. This gift elevates their daily coffee or tea routine, adding a touch of luxury and sophistication. Hemisphere Coffee Roasters is terrific place to start. Coffee direct from farmers in Central America, South East Asia and East Africa.
Movie Night Kit: Create a movie night kit for your staff, complete with popcorn, snacks, and a selection of their favorite movies or a subscription to a streaming service. This gift allows them to relax and enjoy a cozy movie night in the comfort of their own homes.
With these expanded gift ideas, you have a plethora of options to celebrate your staff's birthdays in a thoughtful and budget-friendly way. From entertainment and sweets to personalized and creative gifts, there's something for everyone.
Remember, it's the effort and appreciation behind the gifts that truly make a difference. So, go ahead and make your staff's birthdays extra special, creating an atmosphere of joy, connection, and appreciation within your workplace.
If you’d like our help making a birthday celebration extra sweet, be sure to contact us to explore additional personalized ideas with you.
P.S. Together, let's make each birthday a heartfelt reminder of the extraordinary individuals that make our team shine.