We're coming at you to say a big "Congrats grads!" to the class of 2020. Graduation season is finally here! And, while COVID-19 is ensuring that this year plays out differently than expected, grads of all ages and their families have every right to celebrate the years of hard work that have led up to this accomplishment.
Whether your son, daughter, niece or nephew is virtually lining up for their high school diploma, a parent has earned a new degree, or you yourself are donning a grad cap this season, we've rounded up graduation gift ideas that run the graduate gamut!
Step up your gifting game by swapping out the standard gift card and grabbing a monthly subscription box that will see them on to their next big endeavor. Packed with everything from stationery and school supplies, to home decor and other useful new products, here are 10 grad gifts that will help to celebrate this important milestone!
Price: Starts at $11.25/month
About the Box: A touch of green is just what any dorm room or office space needs, and the House Plant Box is here to deliver the lush goods! Each month brings a unique hardy, low-light plant that's ideal for indoor spaces, focusing on bringing a wide variety to build an impressive collection. Backed by a satisfaction guarantee, send a mix of vibrant, healthy live plants, along with specific care instructions to help them thrive.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. in the 2nd week of every month, with renewals shipping within the 2nd or 3rd week of the month
Price: Starts at $59.99/every 2 months
About the Box: Bringing an instant home upgrade that's perfect for anyone new to adulting or those who love to spruce up their home decor, Sundae Home is a bimonthly subscription that sends premium contemporary home goods in every box. Carrying a retail value of more than $100, unbox an assortment of 4-6 high-end department store or boutique decor items, including everything from throw blankets and textiles to tableware and kitchen accessories.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. in even-numbered months (Feb, April, June, Aug, Oct, Dec)
Price: Starts at $38.00/month
About the Box: With many graduation parties put on hold, help the new grad celebrate this special occasion with a perfectly curated collection of gourmet foods, crafts and decor items shipped right to the front door. Packing in between 6-7 top-quality items like handmade soaps, sauces, preserves, pickles, kitchen utensils and more, The Appalachian Mercantile is here to deliver locally sourced small-shop goodies.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. within 3 business days from ordering
Price: Starts at $41.20/month
About the Box: Support an up-and-coming female entrepreneur with a graduation gift box that delivers a mix of food, drink and kitchen items from small, women-owned businesses! Curated specifically with female foodies in mind, each month is an exploration into amazing new products, including tea blends, dessert mixes, seasonings, sauces and accessories, plus a monthly recipe, kitchen convo cards and access to an exclusive online community.
Shipping: Only ships within the continental U.S. on or around the 20th of every month
Price: Starts at $16.33/month
About the Box: Whether moving on to higher learning or heading into the workforce, grads will love the deluxe stationery products packed into Cloth & Paper. Showcasing quality items from high-end brands, lovers of pens, paper and planning can get organized in style with 3 unique boxes. Send Penspiration for 4-6 premium writing instruments, the Planner Stationery box for a mix of paper, stickers and other planning goodies, or the Penspo+Planner option for the best of both worlds!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. except for select countries between the 19th-24th of each month
Price: Starts at $27.50/month
About the Box: No matter what their future aspirations are, writers from novice novelists to seasoned dabblers can dedicate themselves to their craft with the help of Scribbler. Created by a team of bestselling authors, each monthly box aims to guide writers through the writing process and help them make beneficial professional connections by offering insight into the inner workings of the publishing world, along with motivational support and encouragement.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. except for select countries on the 21st of each month
Price: Starts at $25.62/month
About the Box: Get motivated to put all those newly acquired skills to work for you with a monthly box from Sparkle Hustle Grow. Combining a mix of self-starter productivity tools with an online community, each box sends a motivational read that's focused on self-growth, business training tools, chic office supplies, and access to a support network of like-minded go-getters and girl bosses, ready to inspire you to new heights.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. around the 18th of each month
Price: Starts at $30.99/month
About the Box: While reaching the goal of graduation is exciting, there can also be a lot of stress about what is on the horizon. Help the grads in your life minimize stress and maximize joy with TheraBox, a monthly care package that's designed to pamper mind, body and spirit. Bringing 6-8 items that have been curated by a group of caring therapists, they'll unpack everything from self-care goodies and body care products to therapy-based happiness activities!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. between the 24th-29th of the month
Price: Starts at $19.99/month
About the Box: The time for self-actualization is right now. So rather than sending a keepsake to mark this life event, send MindWander, a monthly subscription service that aims to bring useful tools for personal growth. Created by a Harvard-trained therapist, a monthly self-help workbook is combined with a mix of spiritual and wellness goodies that will help grads take the steps they need to develop healthy habits and a growth mindset that will set them up for a bright future!
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. around the 4th of the following month
Price: Starts at $44.46/month
About the Box: Motivate women to keep up the good work in the office or in their studies with The Delightful Desk, a box that sends a mix of chic and fun office supplies and keeps them coming on autopilot month after month. Packed with everything from patterned desk organizers and tech gadgets to colorful stationery, planning, and office supplies, this box is the perfect way to put the fun in function!
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on the 15th of every month