During times like these, it can be easy to forget to smile and take some time to enjoy the little things in life. With the ongoing pandemic and the stress of reopening schools and businesses, it is easy to get bogged down with stress and despair. But even during the most difficult times of your life, it is important to take time for your mental health and do something that will cheer you up.
For some people, creating custom care packages for their loved ones is a fun and easy way to cheer themselves up while also helping everyone else maintain a more upbeat attitude. Gag gifts and light-hearted presents make wonderful additions to any care package. Check out these funny care packages ideas you need to add to your next gift package you send to your friends and family members.
15 Cute and Funny Items You Need to Add to Your Loved One’s Care Package
Cheer up your friend with some of these adorable care package gifts
1. Custom Face Magnets and Stickers
If you’re like us, you probably miss your friends and family. Whether you have decided to take online classes for college or are staying at home with your family and away from your city friends, it has probably been a while since you have seen some of your favorite people. Remind them what you look like with some custom face magnets or stickers.
Custom face magnets are a cheap and easy way to remind your friends and family that you are thinking of them. Send them a magnet featuring your best photo that can be placed anywhere, such as their car or refrigerator. Most companies will let you pick the size and quantity of photos you want to send. Your friends are sure to enjoy your unique and creative gift.
2. Cards Against Humanity and Other Satirical Games
Does your loved one have a dark sense of humor? Send them some funny games like Cards Against Humanity and What Do You Meme. Card games are a fun and easy way to pass the time in quarantine. Adult drinking games and cards also make great additions to funny care packages.
Need some new game ideas? Check out these popular games you can add to your care package for your loved ones:
- Truth or Drink — Truth or Drink is a simple game. Each player takes turns drawing a card. Each card contains a stirring question that the player must either answer truthfully or turn down and take a shot. Truth or Drink comes in five different levels that vary depending on the type of questions they ask.
- The Awkward Storyteller — This popular party game requires a small group of people. One person, who is named the designated Storyteller, reads a Story Card out loud. The other players must ask this person questions about their story, which the player must answer using a particular phrase that was pulled by the second player.
- F**k the Game — Unsurprisingly, this adult card game involves a lot of swearing. The rules are a little complicated compared to the other games, but you are sure to get it after a bit of practice. The basic end goal is to get rid of all of your cards before everyone else.
3. Screaming Goat
In 2013, a screaming goat from the Doritos’ Super Bowl commercial made waves across the country. You and your friends can relive this hilarious ad with the Screaming Goat Book and Figurine set. This little goat can follow your friend wherever they go, from their desk at work to their kitchen countertop. Inside the companion book you will find 32 pages of adorable illustrations and fun goat facts.
4. Don’t Speak! Coffee Mug
For some people, it’s impossible to function in the morning without some coffee. What better way to tell this to others than through the written word? The Don’t Speak! Coffee Mug features three ticks on its exterior to show people when you have consumed enough coffee to allow them to speak in your presence. This 13 oz glass mug is incredibly durable and is both dishwasher and microwave safe. Everything from iced coffee to hot tea can be poured into this hilarious coffee mug.
5. Funny and Colorful Socks
Keep your friends warm and comfortable with some colorful socks. Not sure what type of material you should purchase the socks in? Cotton socks tend to be softer and more comfortable than polyester ones. They also tend to hold color better and their moisture-absorbing fiber is great for added breathability.
Some socks are infused with soothing ingredients like aloe vera and vitamin e to help moisturize your feet. If your loved ones are in need of a relaxing spa day, spoil them with some comfy socks infused with therapeutic ingredients to help them take care of their feet.
6. Speak Out Game
Want to send your friends and family members a simple game that will keep them occupied? Send them the Speak Out Game. During this ridiculous game, players have to pop a mouthguard into their mouths before attempting to pronounce different phrases.
7. Bobble Head
Does your friend need a bobblehead? Not necessarily. But these adorable little figurines can go anywhere, such as the dashboard of their car or their kitchen windowsill. You can create your own custom bobblehead or purchase a bobblehead of their favorite celebrity like Brad Pitt or Michael Scott from The Office.
8. Chia Pet
A chia pet is another fun novelty item you can add to your care package. Everything from Groot of the Guardians of the Galaxy to Bob Ross can come as a chia pet. Taking care of a chia pet is easy. After your friend seeds their chia pet, they can watch it grow and flourish over the following weeks. Because you can regularly wash and replace your chia pet container over time, there is no limit to the number of times you seed your pet and watch it grow.
9. Relative Insanity Party Game
Keep your friends and family members entertained with the Relative Insanity Party Game. Similar to Apples to Apples, this game challenges people to finish different prompts with hilarious punch lines.
For instance, a reader will read a set-up card that says something like “When my brother brought out his new baby to show the family, Granny blurted out.” The other players must select one of their own cards to finish the prompt. Some answers could include “You are not the father!” and “I just vomited a little bit in my mouth.” The reader of the prompt then chooses the funniest answer and awards the winner with a point.
10. Coloring Book
Consider purchasing a comedy color book for your loved ones. Not only can they relax and gather their thoughts with some casual coloring, but they can also enjoy some funny jokes and drawings. You can even send them a coloring book full of swear words. Other books like Wine Life: A Snarky Adult Colouring Book, are also hilarious gift options you need to consider.
11. Shakespearean Insults Chart
It can be difficult to find the proper insult to address your nemesis with. Luckily, there’s an infographic for that. This Shakespearean Insults Chart offers a number of clever and cutting insults to hurl at those who displease your loved ones. The next time your friend encounters an unpleasant person, they can dub them a “penurious and indubitate beggar.”
12. Themed Air Freshener
Purchase a fun Prison Mike Air Freshener or Chubby Husky air freshener for your loved ones. Not only will they keep their cars pleasant and fresh scented, but they will also cheer them up whenever they’re down.
13. Wine Glass
Does your friend love wine? Throw a wine night using some custom wine glasses decorated with funny phrases such as “Wine a bit, you will feel better…” and “Save water, drink wine.” If you adore crafts, you will enjoy painting and decorating these wine glasses to send to your friends. Once everyone receives them, throw an online wine night to catch up with each other.
14. Dad Jokes: Terribly Good Dad Jokes
Send your loved ones some quality dad jokes. While you don’t have to send your dad jokes book to your own dad, he would certainly appreciate the gift. This small, portable book can be taken wherever your friends’ go, allowing them to appreciate their favorite dad jokes whenever they want.
15. Burrito Blanket
Some nights are meant to be spent wrapped in a blanket while watching old movies. Why not let your friends wrap themselves up in a plush burrito blanket? The CASOFU Burrito Blanket will keep your loved ones cozy on even the chilliest of nights. Within seconds, they can wrap themselves up into a comfortable and happy burrito.
Hilarious gag gifts can cheer up even the gloomiest of people. Whether you want to remind your friend how much you miss them or you want to surprise your favorite cousin with a gift, these care package ideas are sure to make them laugh.