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20 Thoughtful And Unique Eid Gifts For Coworkers

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Eid is just around the corner. And if you’re a cheerleader of workplace inclusivity, then you surely must view this as a great opportunity to strengthen bond with your coworkers. After all, inclusivity is inherently associated with broadening the dialogue to embrace people who practice different faiths. Also, celebrating the diverse festivals related to different faiths.

Diversity is the mix. Inclusion is making the mix work.
~Andres Tapia

But, you must be wondering how to convey your Eid wishes to your colleagues.

While you may have plans to gift something to your friends, have you thought about what to gift your coworkers? After all, they, too, deserve a token of appreciation and gratitude. Also, Eid gifts for coworkers will be a terrific opportunity for you to foster ties with them and convey your warm regards during Eid-al-Fitr.

If you think buying gifts for your colleagues is a great idea, the next thing you need to know is what to give them.

Despite the wide variety of Eid gift suggestions available, picking the ideal one for your colleagues can be difficult. Furthermore, searching for a practical yet attractive gift can take hours.

So, to make things easier for you, here is a compiled a list of classy, functional, and Eid-appropriate gifts.

When is Eid 2023?

Eid-Prayers

Ramadan for the year 2023 is expected to begin on the evening of Wednesday, March 22nd, lasting 30 days and ending at sundown on Friday, April 21st.

20 Thoughtful Eid Gifts For Coworker

1. A Pack of Assorted Dates-

Eid-dates

An assortment of dates in a basket is another traditional and popular Eid gift. They are not only classic and elegant-looking gift options but are brimming with health benefits. They can be conveniently distributed and stored.


Dates are considered a symbol of power, triumph, abundance, and faith. It is a staple on ‚Äúiftar‚ÄĚ tables during Ramadan.

2. Delectable Chocolates-

An evergreen gift idea is a chocolate box filled with various chocolates. You can choose from milk chocolates, dark chocolates, unusual handmade chocolates, and imported candy. With it, you can never go wrong!

After all, don't you think happiness is an unexpected box of chocolates?

3. An Exquisite Gift Basket-

Gift-Hampers-

Gift baskets for Eid have become a popular present to give to colleagues. Anyone can easily personalize gift baskets. The best baskets include chocolates, fruits, snacks, spa needs, and gourmet foods.

Ordering gift baskets is simple and can help you save both time and money. Also, a beautifully curated gift basket is ideal for a "difficult to buy for" person.

When the word "basket" is mentioned, you don't need to put gifts only in a basket. It can be a container or a beautiful-looking bag. The term "gift basket" implies a collection of presents packed together.

4. Gift Cards-

Gift-Cards

Gift card make excellent presents throughout the year. They will provide your coworkers the freedom of choice, and they can utilize it to purchase something they would use. Moreover, gift cards are easily accessible and convenient.

5. Aromatic Candles-

Aromatic-Candles

A scented candle has a purpose beyond being merely decorative. Aromatic candles alter the atmosphere of a room by diffusing positive energy. Therefore, homemade scented candles make wonderful Eid presents for your friends and coworkers. They are simple to make and give the gift a unique touch.

6. Essential Oil Diffusers or Humidifiers-

Essential oil diffusers or humidifiers have now evolved into a necessary amenity everyone wishes to have at home and work. These diffusers contribute to an aromatic atmosphere and maintain moisture in the air. Additionally, some diffusers contribute to environmental cleanliness by destroying airborne microorganisms.

So, this Eid, if you're up for gifting not just a product but an experience, then do consider gifting oil diffusers or humidifiers.

Certain essential oils tend to have corrosive properties. So, look for a diffuser made of thick plastic or other BPA-free materials. Thin plastics may crack and break down after a few use.

7. Gift of Knowledge-

Books-

A book is a gift one can open again and again.
~ Garrison Keillor

A great book can expand one's thinking and perhaps motivate one to take action. It aids with vocabulary development and imparts knowledge on topics that could be useful in everyday life.

So, this Eid, you can also consider gifting your colleagues either timeless classics or new best-selling books. Your coworker who loves reading will surely fall in love with this present.

8. Eye Pleasing Art Pieces

Art-Pieces

On Eid, people enjoy adding new components to their lives. As a result, a jaw-dropping art piece is a fantastic gift for your coworkers. You can choose from various stunning and imaginative art pieces widely available online. If you're a decent artist, you can create an art piece of your own. Nothing can beat that. Since an art piece that you've created will hold immense value and have your personal touch.

9. Home Essentials

Household-Essentials

You can step up your gifting ideas by giving them a piece of cutting-edge kitchen equipment, like a toaster, coffee maker, hand blender, air fryer, or toaster. These presents have immense utility and can make your coworkers’ lives easier.

10. Desk Utility Combo

Desk-Utility-Combo

Your employees spend a substantial amount of their time at work. Getting new, distinctive, and elegant-looking office essentials for Eid will elevate their working environment. Digital organizers, engraved metal pens, professional notebooks, and reporters are a few examples of desk necessities. These things are simple to put together and give as an Eid gift basket.

11. Noise Cancelling Headphones

Noise-Cancelling-Earphones

More employees are connecting while traveling. But at times, it might be tough to find the silence required for more mentally demanding jobs in crowded coffee shops or airports. In that case, noise-canceling earphones can be of great help. It will allow employees to continue their work without being distracted by external noises.

12. Subscriptions

Subscription-

A free subscription is a special yet useful present. It might take the form of a magazine, streaming services, classes, special skills, etc. For pretty much any passion or pastime you can think of, there is a membership available. Your colleagues will be happier if you give them a complimentary six-month Netflix or premium Spotify membership!

13. Handmade Bouquet of Flowers

Flowers

You can never go wrong with a bouquet of flowers. The flowers are lovely and reasonably priced. Whether you purchase it at the neighborhood grocery store, have it delivered by a florist, or create your own arrangement from hand-picked flowers in your yard, a lovely bouquet makes a thoughtful and beautiful appreciation present.

Be careful when making floral arrangements. Make sure the ribbons and tissue papers you use complement the color of your flowers. Your flower bouquet will transform from ordinary to outstanding with that little bit of extra work.

14. Self-care Kit

Another fantastic gift you might select to give your staff this Christmas Eid-al-Fitr is a self-care kit. These self-care kits can be personalized with all the items that would be useful for both male and female staff. However, ask your employee coworkers what they would like before moving forward with such

15. Personalized Eid Mubarak Greeting Cards

One of the most cherished and personalized gifts is cards. So why not give your coworkers a handmade Eid card that is simple to make and lovely enough to display all year long? And to make cards, you will not need a ton of things. You'll need card paper, sketch pens, and glitter colors to make a card.

16. Fitness Equipment

Fit-Bands

There is nothing more special than bestowing someone with good health. You can provide your coworkers with personal fitness gear if they are health-conscious. This might be a resistance band, a power twister arm, yoga mats, a jump rope, etc., that your colleagues can use while exercising.

Always purchase and gift fitness equipment from a reputed dealer that offers quality products. You and your coworkers are less likely to suffer an injury because these brands' products adhere to safety standards.

17. Coffee Brewing Kit

Some people's morning routines include drinking a cup of coffee. For many coffee aficionados, though, it is a multimodal experience. So when buying a coffee enthusiast a gift, think out of the box. Use your gift-giving imagination to discover what gadgets, subscriptions, and other vogue things will make their brewing routines simpler, more enjoyable, or completely refreshing.

18. Customized Coffee Mugs

All love a cup of coffee. And do you know another thing everyone adores? Coffee Mug. Everyone enjoys a mug of coffee, whether it is hot or cold, from Starbucks or a neighborhood cafe.

So why not brighten your coworker's day by designing a customized mug that captures their unique personality and routine? Even fun bubbles and graphics can be added to increase the aesthetic appeal.

19. Assortment of Tea

There is no trouble so great or grave that cannot be diminished by a cup of a nice cup of tea.
~ Bernard Paul Heroux

An assortment of tea is no less than a bundle of joy. The best way to unwind after a long day at work is with a soothing herbal mug of tea flavored with different essences including rose petals, chamomile, and lavender. Additionally, it encourages sound sleep so your coworkers can return to work the following day with the same vigor.

20. Gift of Charity

Gift-of-Charity


Muslims practice Zakat during Ramadan. Zakat is the practice of charitable giving. Followers of Islam are encouraged to give 2.5% of their wealth to Zakat.

One of the essential observances of Ramadan and Eid is charity. Many of your coworkers would be practicing charity during the month. So, all you have to do is get associated with them and participate in giving.

From feeding the needy to funding the education of the deprived lot or taking care of a needy’s health, there are many ways you can extend your help and support your coworkers in fulfilling their duty of sharing during the holy month.

FAQs

FAQs

1. Is it appropriate for a non Muslim to say Eid Mubarak?

Ans- Many Muslims will greet everyone in their neighborhood with Eid Mubarak, regardless of their faith. On the other hand, Muslims accept the wishes of Eid Mubarak from non-Muslims with gratitude. Just try to use it at suitable times, like during Eid celebrations.

2. Is it acceptable to give gifts on Eid?

Ans- There are no rulings that prohibit gift-giving during Eid. Infact, gift-giving has long been a tradition of Eid. So, exchanging gifts is acceptable during Ramadan and Eid.

3. Do you give presents during Ramadan or Eid?

Ans- People belonging to the Islamic faith give and receive gifts at any time during Ramadan. They can also accept gifts during the festival of Eid, which begins on the last day of Ramadan.

4. How to greet colleagues during Ramadan?

Ans- There are many ways to greet colleagues during Eid. You can exchange greetings by saying either Eid Mubarak! or Eid Kareem!

5. What are the gifting options for Eid-al-Fitr?

Ans- For Eid-al-Fitr, there are several gifting options. One can gift fresh flowers, assorted dry fruits, sweets, date boxes, or chocolates. For some personal touch, handcrafted scented candles, designed fanous or handmade Ramadan calendar, or Sejadah can be presented. Luxury fragrances, ittars, or aromatic diffusers are also great gifting options.

Wrap Up

A great number of ceremonies mark the amazing festival of Eid. This is a moment to spread joy and connect with as many people as possible. And what better way could get there other than gif-giving to build a bond of friendship? These Eid gift ideas can assist you in finding the ideal present for your coworkers.

This article is written by Sanjeevani Saikia who is a part of the marketing team at Vantage Circle. Sanjeevani loves to split her leisure time between reading and watching TedX. Her curiosity is easily piqued by the most recent developments in Human Resource Management and Organizational Psychology. For any related queries, contact editor@vantagecircle.com.

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