Yes, it is appropriate to give a gift at a graduation party. The gift could be something that reflects what the graduate plans to do in the future. A college-bound high school graduate might receive some item needed for college. A college grad could get a gift that would help for his/her career/job or setting up a home. The same idea works for a high school graduate not intending to go to college. Another idea would be a picture frame or photo album for graduation day photos. It is not necessary to spend a lot of money.
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No you don't give him a gift. It is your party and it's expected that your guests give you a gift. If he should ever have a birthday or say Graduation Party, then that is the time to give him a gift. Be sure to personally thank your friends for the gifts they give and let them know you appreciate it.
* It depends why they didn't invite you. If it was a small graduation party and a very few people there or you live out of town then yes, send a gift, but if they simply left you out on purpose then don't give a gift.
A camera, a gift, and a smile.
It was an honor you were asked even if you can't attend the graduation so yes, you would give a give. Only spend what you can afford and don't put yourself into debt over it.
It is customary to give a gift, but it need not be expensive. Be thoughtful and inventive. Include a nice card with your most heart-felt wishes.
If there is an engagement party then the parents would generally give a gift, but if there is no party then no, they do not have to give an engagement gift.
Mastercard is a great gift to give as a graduation present. Yes it is a good idea to give your sister a master card because this way she can purchase what she wants of her own choice.
See great thread on http://www.mamasource.com/article/is-a-graduation-gift-required
if you want, its up to you
An Olive Garden gift card is a possible graduation gift. You also could give her OPI nail polish.
If it is the host that is leaving and the party is for them then yes, you do give a gift. If they are hosting the party for a friend or family member then you would give the gift to the person leaving.
If there is an engagement party then yes, the parents would give a gift. Many couples get engaged and don't have an engagement party and in this case it is not necessary for the parents to give a gift.
If you received a gift from someone at your birthday party, your only requirement is to send a thank you note or card. If you are invited to a birthday party, you should bring a gift, however if this person is not having a party you do not have to give them a gift. You may choose to acknowledge the birthday with a small gift, a card or your personal good-wishes.
50 dollar gift certificate to wallmart or there favorite store
You should give an IPod/laptop to them and get a huge cardboard box with chocolates in it for them.
Find out about his/her future ambition. And give her or him a book relating to her/his ambition.
Give the amount you are comfortable with- about $30-$50.
Yes, you should still give the child his gift.
Anytime after the student receives written validation of graduation.
Yes, I will give the same graduation gift to nephew and a step nephew, even if they are not residing in the same house. Getting same gift will realise nephew that he is not superior and at the same time step nephew will also feel that he is not inferior in any manner.