With that oldest kid of mine in college, gift shopping for the holidays takes on a different look. While he still likes to be doted on, the gifts need to be practical AND technologically sound. It matters y’all.
College students will love these gifts because they are useful, portable, and will help with their years of study. From entertainment to cooking, here are 7 of the best gifts for college students.
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1. Bedside Lamp with Bluetooth Speaker – A cordless bedside light that’s charged by a USB. The lamp also works as a speaker with a Smart Touch LED and Bluetooth Speaker so they can use it as a wireless music player. The light brightness is adjustable and has a color changing mode. Perfect for small spaces and dorm rooms.
2. Master Lock Personal Safe – This compact safe is perfect for small spaces, like a dorm room on campus, and allows students to secure their small electronics, cash, and credit cards. The safe includes a 4-digit combination and can be safely fixed to an object with a cable. The safe also has a spot for a charging cable to allow students to plug in mobile devices and listen to music.
3. Instant Pot – The Instant Pot is perfect for dorm rooms or even students who live elsewhere because it’s a compact cooker that replaces at least 9 different kitchen appliances. Students can use the Instant Pot as a pressure cooker, slow cooker, egg cooker, steamer, warmer, and more. The Instant Pot is a one-pot meal maker and cooks 70 percenter faster any of the above cookers making it a huge time saver for students and their busy schedules.
4. Laptop Backpack with USB Charging Port – A compact laptop backpack with lots of handy features and plenty of room for books, laptops, and other essentials. The backpack has 6 organized compartments and can hold a 15.6-inch laptop, iPad, phone, pen, clothes, etc. A hidden anti-theft pocket helps protect valuable items and the zipper can be locked with a lock (purchased separately). The external USB charging port allows students to use the built-in detachable charging cable for a convenient way to charge electronic devices. The fabric is made of a sturdy oxford fabric allowing the bag to dry quickly and is anti-tear and water-resistant.
5. Telestrations – Telestrations is a fun game that students can let loose and have some fun with. It’s a modern-day “telephone” game. To play, players draw a card and then draw what’s on the card on the sketch pad (don’t worry, drawing and artistic experience is not needed), players will guess what they see, if no guesses are correct, the sketch gets passed on to the next player. Once the sketch gets passed back to its original owner, it’s time for The Big Reveal where everyone can see what the correct answer was. The concept of miscommunication in the old-style telephone game makes it unpredictable and will have everyone laughing.
6. Leak Proof Fruit Infuser Water Bottle – Not just a water bottle, this bottle allows you to infuse fresh fruit into your water for a healthy, flavorful taste. Made from high-quality plastic, the bottle is Eco-friendly, designed to be leak-free and shatterproof. Students can take the bottle wherever they go for a healthy drink.
7. Deluxe Bath & Body Gift Basket – An 18-piece gift set of premium bath and body items that allow students to pamper, relax, and rejuvenate. The set includes a loofah back scrubber, bath bombs, premium shampoo, bubble bath, body lotion, and more for a complete spa experience.