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I'm looking for prize ideas for adult games (men/women age 45-75). It's a 50th birthday party. Only a week away.
Sue from Arizona
Depending on your budget, you can do wonders at a dollar store. This would certainly allow for more prizes to be given. Here are some thoughts:
* Oversize coffee mugs - fill with flavored tea bags/hot cocoa
* Bath and Body stuff - make a gift basket and fill with products for around $5.00. They also carry body sponges and back scrubbers....
* Picture frames - sound like grandparent age attendees, and what grandparent doesn't like to display pictures? Photo albums are good too.
Hope this gives you some ideas. Good luck with your party - sounds like fun!
All of the above ideas are great, but this is something we did several years ago. We had a Halloween party and I got a huge jack-o-lantern pinata. (You could use another design.) I filled it with sample sizes of toiletries (shampoo, hand lotion, shave cream, small bars of soap, etc.), Tums, aspirin...you get the message.
Have a happy party!
*Candles and Tarts make great gifts for that age, something like Yankee Candle. And they also sell the hanging car freshener which would be perfect for guys.
*Or gift certificates to local stores and restaurants. You can get them in almost any amount at most places and alot are usable online also.
*Books are a wonderful present to for either gender.
Get nuetral ones that either would like to read such as Biography's, etc.
*Stamps ... everyone uses stamps! And post offices have them in so many designs and you can buy just a book of 10 . Add a cute note set for women, or a sports themed for the guys.
*Nice ball point pens. I know you can even get these at some dollar stores and they are the brand name and in nice packaging and cases for a dollar.
Hope this helped you some,
Or how about a nice coffee mug with a Starbuck's gift card (say in the amount of $3, $5, or?) inside it? I got that once as a door prize and just loved it! That way I was able to have exactly the coffee I wanted next time I went to Starbuck's.