Best Graduation Gifts

It’s graduation time and I feel like this year in particular there are so many grads that I know! My nieces are graduating from high school. My son William is graduating from 8th grade. My daughter is graduating from Kindergarten. There’s lots of celebrations! I’m getting asked quite a bit lately about some best graduation gifts. I’m all about making something special and meaningful for the graduate in your life. Gifts like this will be remembered and kept forever because they mean something. I simply cannot believe my “little” William is graduating from middle school! Time is flying by and I want his gift to be something he will cherish.

Best Graduation Gifts

Best Graduation Gifts

I will never forget dropping William off on his first day of Kindergarten, I sat in the parking lot the entire time! I’m embarrassed to admit it, but I was nervous to leave him! He was my oldest son going off to school for the first time and it was all new territory for me. I laugh thinking back to how silly it seemed to sit in the parking lot (he had 1/2 day kindergarten) until he was done, but that was me then.

Best Graduation Gifts

Fast forward to present day and my “little” guy is graduating from 8th grade! High School next year! I don’t know where the time has gone, it’s very bittersweet for me. My son William is a great kid and has worked so hard throughout his entire school life. I’m so proud of the man he’s turning into and I can’t wait to see what high school brings for him!

We’re celebrating BIG time for him right now! As the oldest of the McClelland bunch he’s our trail blazer! I wanted to do something special for him and showcase my William throughout the years as his 8th grade graduation nears.  I felt like when I was thinking about some of the Best Graduation Gifts, I wanted it to be something that would make him smile. I’m a big lover of capturing all the moments (as you know!). I thought it would be fun to gather some moments in photos for him and display them proudly for him, our family and his friends. Kodak Moments is the perfect resource to create perfect personalized gifts, greetings and décor to celebrate the special graduate in your life. I went to my local CVS and used the Kodak Picture Kiosk (which I use all the time for gifts for my parents and in-laws!) to create a personalized Graduate Photo Banner and print out (35) 5×7 photos of William since Kindergarten!

I’m telling you – if you’re looking for the Best Graduation Gifts for the graduate in your life – I’ve found it for you! Head to your local CVS or Target to create Kodak Moments. The Kodak Picture Kiosk offers the best graduation gifts that are premium personalized photo products – like magnets, calendars and announcement/invitations/thank you cards and they offer a number of designs and themes – including graduation! The best part? The Kodak Picture Kiosk offers everything you need to create a unique and personalized graduation in minutes. Literally! If you have the Kodak Moments app on your phone, you can transfer the images to the kiosk quickly!

Graduation gift ideas

There are some amazing graduation promos going on, too!Love for you to keep these in mind as you’re hunting for the Best Graduation Gifts for the special grad in your life!

April 28th to May 5th enjoy 30% off banners AND during the week of May 5th and May 19th enjoy 30% off cards, photo panels and magnets! #ThatsMyGrad #KodakMomentsPartner

Read more about Kodak Moments here and everything that they offer!

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Audrey McClelland has been a digital influencer since 2005. She’s a mom of 5 and shares tips on her three favorite things: parenting, fashion and beauty. She’s also a Contemporary Romance Author.

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  1. 4.29.19
    Lindsay A. said:

    I really think commemorative photos are always a great go-to gift idea, & these are great deals!

  2. 4.29.19
    Michele Pineda said:

    I love personalized photo memories, I usually do some sort of book or collage for my daughter’s birthday. They also make a great gift idea. Congrats to both of your children who are graduating, mine is this year too!

  3. 4.29.19
    Sarah L said:

    A gift like this will be treasured. It is such a personal gift.

  4. 4.30.19
    mami2jcn said:

    Photo gifts are always a great idea!

    Congratulations to your son!

  5. 5.2.19
    sandra said:

    Great ideas!

  6. 5.6.19
    Michelle J. said:

    I love the idea of using “Oh, the Places You’ll Go,” too.

  7. 5.6.19
    Rebecca Weiss said:

    I would like to send some photos with my son when he goes to college. It amazing how quickly time goes by.

  8. 5.10.19
    Antoinette M said:

    I love personalized gifts for such big celebrations!

  9. 5.17.19
    Nerlande said:

    Love these ideas so nice!

  10. 5.18.19
    Donna said:

    I love the idea of a personalized photo graduation gift! It sounds like a wonderful way to commemorate such a special occasion. I would like to do this for my grandchildren when they have a graduation.

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