Stuffed Animal Fun
Religion, Christmas Gifts and Stuffed Animals
Stuffed animals are the perfect way to show you're thinking of someone at Christmas time. Coming in an endless variety of sizes, shapes, and colors, stuffed animals make a Christmas gift that anyone can appreciate. It's important, however, to keep the receiver's religious background in mind when choosing your stuffed animal Christmas gifts. Are they religious? Do they celebrate Christmas, Hannukah, or some other holiday?
A safe way to know a family's views toward Christmas, if you don't feel comfortable simply asking, is to see if they have any Christmas decorations displayed, anything from Angels to Santa Claus, and select stuffed animals accordingly. You certainly don't want to offend anyone at Christmas time.
Stuffed Animals for Christmas Lovers
There are tons of cute and fun Christmas-themed stuffed animals available. If the receiver is not particularly religious but does celebrate Christmas, there are great stuffed animal Santa Clauses, Rudolphs, reindeer, elves, and even Mrs. Claus. You could choose stuffed animal gingerbread men or, if you're a fan of the wonderful Dr. Seuss Christmas story, you might give a Grinch stuffed animal.
If you're looking for a more spiritual Christmas gift, why not give a stuffed animal angel or a cute lamb? You might even decide to give a stuffed animal shepherd doll.
Non-Christmas Stuffed Animal Gifts
In case you're worried about offending anyone around Christmas, especially if you're bringing Christmas gifts into work for coworkers' children, it's generally a good idea to avoid Christmas-specific stuffed animals. This is also true when buying stuffed animals for Christmas holiday charity drives. Instead of Christmas stuffed animals, why not opt for a winter-themed stuffed animal? Check out our adorable stuffed animal seals or polar bears. Stuffed animal penguins can also be a child's favorite gift.
And the other advantage of purchasing a non-Christmas related stuffed animal is that the child will more likely keep it around all year long. The Santa Claus stuffed animal may be packed away with the Christmas ornaments, but that happy polar bear stuffed animal has no reason to be put away until next year.
Whichever stuffed animals you choose for your Christmas gifts, the receivers will certainly appreciate your thoughtfulness and kindness in wanting to give them a little something to commemorate the year.