The Socially Distanced Holiday Gift Guide

From video game consoles to practical self-care tools, here are the 50 best holiday gifts to make social-distancing more bearable.

Socially distanced toy people

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Socially distanced toy people

As we approach the end of the year, there’s no doubt this holiday season will be different for many families and friends across the world. Still in the midst of a global health crisis, regaining a sense of community couldn’t feel more important during a time of loss and economic hardship. While it might not be possible to be together in person, considering the many varying circumstances, there are ways to still feel connected. 

For those you’re unable to spend the holidays with, we’ve compiled a list of things that could make social-distancing more bearable. From fun games to practical tools, check out the ways you can spend time with your loved ones, without actually being in the same room. 

A Streaming Bundle for Co-Viewing

Man watching TV

"Homesick" Candle

Arizona Homesick Candle

Echo Show for Video Calls

Video call with Grandma

Personalized Birthdate Book

Personalized astrology book

Surprise Meal Delivery

Meal delivery app on phone

Book of the Month Subscription

Pile of books on table

Fitbit Smartwatch

Fitbit Sense Advanced Smartwatch

While you might not be able to toast in person, using an alcohol delivery like Drizly or Saucy means you can still enjoy your favorite drinks together. Order at the same time then get on a video call for a happy hour that—almost—feels like you're in person. 

Pixel Lovebox

Pixel Lovebox

Super Mario Nintendo Advent Calendar

Super Mario Nintendo Advent Calendar

Adjustable Cell Phone Stand

Cellphone stand

Matching Sweats

Dumbgood hoodie

Friendship Lamps

Purple friendship lamps

Tamagotchi On

Tamagotchi On

Plant Subscription


PlayStation VR

Iron Man VR set

Weighted Blanket

Weighted Blanket

Personalized Message on Cameo

Man laughing at phone

Kindle Paperwhite


Jigsaw Puzzle

Jigsaw Puzzle

Long Distance Touch Bracelets

Long distance touch bracelets

Mini Projector



Letters to Open When

Indoor Herb Garden

Indoor herb garden

Flower Subscription

Bunch of flowers


House of Marley turntable

Charging Stand

Charging stand

G-Shock Gravitymaster Watch

G shock watch

Message in a Bottle Capsule Letters

Message in a Bottle Capsule Letters

Photo Album

Photo album on shelf

Tabletopic Conversation-Starters

Tabletopics family conversation starters

Silk Pillowcase

Silk pillowcase

Wireless Controller for Nintendo Switch

Wireless Controller for Nintendo Switch


Pre rolled CBD joints

Xbox Game Pass Membership

Xbox Game Pass



Black Silk Pajama Set

Black silk pajamas

Retro Landline Phone

Retro landline phone

Criterion Channel Subscription

Watching movie on phone

Personalized Book

Personalized baby book

Nintendo Switch

Yellow Nintendo Switch

Yoga Mat

Black yoga mat


Polaroid camera

Recordable Toy

Recordable dinosaur tour

Echo Dot

Echo Dot speaker

Adult-Youth Sesame Street Socks

Matching father youth sesame street socks

Message Pillow

Pillow with message "hug this pillow until you can hug me"

The Spice Subscription

Spice mix

Meditation App

Man meditating

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