Gift Ideas that Will Please All the Five Senses

Gifts to Please Five Senses

The holiday season is in full swing. And so is the shopping spree to buy the very best things for our dear ones that appeal to one or all of their senses – smell, taste, sound, touch and sight. So rather than buying many gifts, present your loved ones with something that stimulates each of their five senses. It can be soothing music, a soft silky cuddly gift, yummy desserts, eye-catching artwork, calming scented candles and many more. After some great sensory exercises, we have found some cool five senses gift ideas. So slurp that smoothie and hear out our suggestions for 5 senses gifts.

Gift Ideas for Smell

Gift Ideas for Smell

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Scents can be pretty powerful too! From stunning and fragrant romantic flowers to freshly-baked tasty cakes – each gift has a particular smell associated with it. Besides, memories kindled by smell are more apparent, more emotional and more vigorous. The reason is that the part of the brain processing a particular smell directly links with the part related to memories and emotions. Some of the gifts you can consider for evoking the sense of smell are:

  • Potted herbs
  • Cologne or perfume
  • Essential oils
  • Scented Candles
  • Floral bouquets
  • Bath bombs or salts
  • Romantic flowers
  • Spa set

Gift Ideas for Taste

Gift Ideas for Taste

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Not only the men, but the way to a women’s heart is also through the stomach. Of course, you can simply grab their favourite sweets, treats, wine or champagne. However, you can also choose modern gadgets used to prepare or enjoy such tasty delights. All things cooking and food-related will make them go bananas. Butter them up with these gift ideas that are sure to titillate their taste buds:

  • A fine bottle of wine
  • Personalised mugs
  • Tasty cakes
  • Gift card of their favourite restaurant
  • Air fryer
  • Barbecue grill
  • Gourmet chocolate gift box

Gift Ideas for Sound

Gift Ideas for Sound

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The quote ‘Where words fail, music speaks’, says exactly what we are trying to convey here. Some people don’t listen to music – they live and breathe it! More so over, they find rhythm & sound, even in their day to day activities. So if you cannot get your head around the gift suggestions to impart that melody, here are some ideas to help you narrow down your choices:

  • Bluetooth speaker
  • Noise-cancelling headphones
  • Windchime
  • Spotify premium subscription
  • Audiobooks
  • Karaoke machine
  • Guitarist service

Gift Ideas for Touch

Gift Ideas for Touch

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The next one in our list of 5 senses gifts is touch. The key here is to buy something that the giftee won’t be able to resist touching. So, the options can range from anything they would love to wear to or use regularly. Below are some exclusive gift options to add a personal touch:

  • Scalp & head massager
  • Custom blanket with photo
  • Apparels
  • Grooming set
  • Jewellery
  • Bow-tie
  • Cuddly toys

Gift Ideas for Sight

Gift Ideas for Sight

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A thing of beauty is a joy forever. Nothing pleases the eyes more than something beautiful to look/watch at. Besides, the main way to appeal to the recipient is by giving something that looks good. Here are some of our chart-topping picks to delight the eyes:

  • Movie tickets
  • Hand addressed letter
  • Houseplants
  • Game tickets
  • Digital photo frame
  • Wall decor

The listed 5 senses gift ideas are sure to stimulate happy and delightful emotions. All you need to take care of is take their interests and preferences into consideration. More so over, the gift you choose should make sense and has some use. You can also create a combo by choosing gifts from all the categories (that can be paired together) to have them smiling from ear to ear. And last but important, if you are finding yourself at sea, here are some essential tips to find the perfect gift for your loved ones.

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Anushka

Born and raised in the heart and soul of India, Anushka is a typical Libra who loves to play with words. She is an expert at creating engaging content that often sees Google search rankings surge. When not writing, you can find her swaying to Bollywood music, cooking noodles, enjoying riding her Jupiter to her friends’ place or speaking gibberish Japanese (Yeah, she’s an Otaku).

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