7 best gifts for Valentine’s Day
Valentine’s Day might seem like a piece of cake when it comes to picking a present. You don’t have to scratch your head over looking for a gift for someone you barely know and all gifts on this special day should have an emotional aspect to them. This all might make it seem like Valentine’s Day gifts are nothing to worry about, but things might get out of hand when you realize you really don’t have any ideas, and this is when this beautiful day risks turning into the usual holiday nightmare, when you are running around stores or browsing the web desperate for ideas. Sure, Valentine’s Day is the most marketed holiday in the US after Christmas, and stores get filled with fluffy toys and all the things imaginable in the shape of a heart. But which gift is best for Valentine’s Day?
In order to answer the question, what is the perfect gift for Valentine’s Day, we must first set a universal rule for all gifts on any occasion: your present should be memorable. If you still keep some of the gifts your loved ones present you with some time in the past, yep, these are the ones we are talking about. If we were going to study all the possible options for Valentine’s Day gifts for your wife, husband, girlfriend, boyfriend, children, and so on, it would have required a much longer article. But luckily we have a ready-made solution for all the most important people in your life.
What makes up a memorable gift for Valentine’s Day?
But first, let’s take a look at the key ingredients of a memorable present. A memorable present is
- Provides a limitless source of joy/ good mood/ motivation/ self-assurance.
Smart gifts are a trend that has been around for a while now, and there are numerous reasons to why it managed to maintain its popularity for so long. Smart gifts provide our brains with a necessary workout that we need in order to succeed and maintain overall health and good mood. A solved puzzle or a riddle fills us with the sense of self-accomplishment that we need to encourage us to tackle our other important tasks at work or at home. Puzzles, for example, improve our memory, our problem-solving skills, our spatial thinking, as well as hold off early manifestations of the Alzheimer’s and dementia.
Multi-functional gifts can seem one thing at a first glance but can turn into something completely different once your lucky significant other takes a closer look at them. Construction sets for adults and children are an equally great way to bring a family together, and simply let your loved one spend some quality time alone assembling it by themselves.
The last ingredient of a memorable gift is more of a conclusion the conclusion that follows the two previous paragraphs. A memorable gift is something that lets people enjoy themselves and the time they spend with each other.
Smart and eco-friendly 3D puzzles: a universal and memorable Valentine’s Day gift
Wooden 3D puzzles by UGears combine all the aforementioned ingredients and bring a whole new meaning to the word ‘smart’ gift. Let’s see why.
- Each puzzle features a moving element that illustrates a simple mechanic principle. As all sets are divided into three categories by assembly difficulty level, it will be easy to pick gifts for both creative types and diehard engineers.
- All UGears sets feature a high level of detail, starting from opening doors of vintage cars, rotating gears of tabletop clocks, moving windshield wipers, rods, linkages, retractable step ladders – the list goes on forever.
- Wooden puzzles by UGears are 100% eco-friendly and do not require any special tools or glue at any stage of their assembly. Made from high-grade natural plywood, their parts are joined together much like pieces of a jigsaw puzzle, effortless but sturdily.
- Once the assembly process is over (which could take from 1 to 3 or 9 to 16 hours, depending on the set’s difficulty level!), each puzzle set turns into either a fully-functioning mechanical toy or a stylish element of décor, depending on whom it was given to. Featuring a signature style, these sets could eventually make up a great collection a real feather in their owner’s cap.
Valentine’s Day gifts for him
When wondering what to give your husband for Valentine’s Day, make sure that you know what he likes most: trains or boats, because all UGears 3D puzzle sets are perfectly suitable for any preference, and even if your significant other is not into the traditional 2D jigsaw puzzles, these construction sets are a totally new thing which has borrowed the best from the two worlds.
We can almost see you asking yourself: ‘What gift for him on Valentine’s Day would be perfect if he has never been scale modeling or mechanics?’
The UGears Monowheel is an ‘Easy’ set that looks complex and sophisticated upon completion. Running in two modes it is powered by a self-propelled rubber-band motor that is very common for all the UGears mechanical vehicles sets and allows the Monowheel to cover a distance of 13 feet in a single setting!
If your husband or boyfriend is on the contrary tech-savvy, then we have awesome news for you, because he will be excited about practically every set in the UGears catalog. However, if your goal is to really go all in, the UGears Steam Locomotive is one of the most complex sets that UGears has to offer. Featuring an astonishing level of detail, including a fully-equipped engineer’s cab with a retractable step ladder, art-deco boiler trim, and a Tender with functioning doors, this set will keep him busy for up to 16 hours and would be perfectly complemented by the UGears V-Express Steam Strain with Tender and the UGears Railway Platform sets as gifts on your other big occasions.
Valentine’s Day gifts for her
Looking for gifts for her on Valentine’s Day is made easier as UGears offers a number of elegant jewelry boxes with immaculately-detailed exteriors and mechanisms for any skill level.
The UGears Flower is the best set for a beginner. When assembled it looks like a whimsical flower that opens its petals upon the rotation of the key. Its petals open up to reveal a tiny ballerina figurine inside.
The UGears Antique Box is a chic way to show her you really mean it, as it takes up to 8 hours to assemble, which are totally worth it as in the end she will get a Victorian-style treasure chest with numerous secret compartments and a smart latch lock.
Valentine’s Day gifts for children
The UGears Tugboat is a charming set within an ‘Easy’ category that takes up to 3 hours to assemble before it turns into a miniature boat that imitates rocking on waves, the gentle humming sound of a real diesel engine and is fully-functioning tugboat that can pull light freight, such as paper boats. It could make a great Valentine’s Day gift for a 5-year-old boy as long as his parents are ready to offer a helping hand.
The intermediate-level sets and perfect Valentine’s Day gifts for an 11-year-old boy include the UGears Safe that could become the main character of many detective games and will teach a child a lot about mechanics and a little bit about lock manipulation and a UGears Grand Prix Car with a fully-functioning 16-valve V8 engine, a spring-suspended fork and wheels with rubberized genuine sports tires that ensure fast acceleration.
Whichever option you decide to go through with, in the end, when anyone is asking: ‘What’s the best gift for Valentine’s Day?’, the best answer is always ‘Love’.