With Christmastime coming up, get something to help the adult student in your life reach their dreams and show them your support of their educational journey.
The most precious resource for adult students is time! Show them you love them by offering to take over the chores for a week or watch the children while they go out to study!
2. A Planner for the New Year
Planners are essential to sanity and balance as an adult student. Get them a planner to start the year off on the right foot.
3. Notes of Encouragement
Going back to school is tough. There will be peaks, like getting a good grade on a test, and valleys when it feels like everything is too much. Write your loved one notes of encouragement for those hard times and notes of celebration for the happy times.
Everyone likes a nice, stylish backpack! Even if their old one works, get them something new to show off at class in the new year!
5. School Supplies
No one would turn down a pack of their favorite pens or an extra ink cartridge for their printer. It never fails that you run out at the most inconvenient time, so set your student up for success with some extra supplies.
6. A Dedicated Study Space
If your loved one studies at the table or on the couch, consider giving them a dedicated study space in your home. It could be as simple as setting up a curtain or as elaborate as purchasing a new desk. Find a way to make it theirs and be amazed by how productive they can be!
7. A Coffee Shop Gift Card
Coffee shops are some of the best places to study. Grab a gift card to your student’s favorite place so they can go study and indulge in their favorite drinks guilt-free.
8. Late Night Study Pack
Mounds of homework and adult responsibilities may call for some late nights! For those times where your loved one is studying in the night, prepare a study pack including essentials like coffee or tea, healthy snacks, fidgets, supplies, and more.
9. Countdown Calendar
Get excited for their accomplishments with them by creating a countdown calendar! You can count the days to each completed class or their program completion. You’ll be amazed by how the time flies.
10. Noise Cancelling Headphones
Studying at home or in a crowded space can be overwhelming. A pair of noise cancelling headphones can help your student study and signal to everyone else that it is study time!
Use these gift ideas for adult students to help your loved ones know how much you care! They'll appreciate your thoughtfulness and understanding of their situation, as well as your support as they work toward a momentous achievement!