If you are looking for gifts for male nurse, then this guide is perfect! It will cover everything from gifts that make great stocking stuffers to gifts that are more appropriate for birthdays. There is something in here for any occasion and budget, so take a look at what we have come up with below.
Things to mind about Gifts for Male Nurse
1. Know the person’s interests and hobbies
This is the most important step when buying gifts for someone. You want to find gifts that he will enjoy and use, so make sure you know what his interests are!
- For example, if your male nurse loves fishing then a great gift might be some new lures or an electric trolling motor.
- If reading is his hobby, great book to read is “The Heart and the Fist: The Education of a Humanitarian, the Making of a Navy SEAL” by Eric Greitens.
- If he loves sports, gifts can range from tickets for his favorite team to game day gear like t-shirts or hats.
A good way to gather this information is by asking him as well as looking on social media such as Facebook. If he has any photos of himself in action it would be best to get something related from there too!
If you can’t find anything online try going through their clothes drawers or kitchen cabinets and see what they have stored away already- this may give you some clues about their hobbies without having to ask them outright first.
2. Find out what they like to do on their spare time
Aside from working, what do they do for fun? Answer this question to buy something for his favourite activities.
If he loves playing sports like:
- Archery- gifts could include new targets so that the nurse could practice at home or a bow tie
- Baseball– a good quality baseball, baseball equipments and gears
If he loves doing arts and crafts:
- Gifts could include a journal to write thoughts at the end of their shifts
- Or paint or canvas for him to express himself in his spare time (or after work)
If he likes playing video games:
- Considering buying some new gaming gear, such as an Xbox One S Controller with built in Bluetooth so that they can play on the go.
- You could also buy them a gift card if you don’t know what kind of game they like! This will enable your nurse friend to choose something from Microsoft’s online store themselves.
Remember not all male nurses enjoy these types of activities but it would be wise to ask before anything else; it may save both parties’ time.
3. Think about how often you will see them in the future
Consider the kind of relationship your have with this individual, how often you see them, and whether or not they might appreciate it if you could help out around the house while also providing an enjoyable gift such as some cooking supplies or even just dinner at home!
It is important to think about these things before getting too carried away with any one idea because there are so many different gifts for nurses that will be appropriate depending on the level of familiarity you have with them.
4. Consider giving a gift card for a store
Things like gift cards are mostly welcomed, because it’s not too blunt (like cash), and suit their interests all the time.
So if you dont want to go with concrete items, choose a gift card from a store that sells things they enjoy or would need as a nurse, such as Amazon, Target, or Walmart.
5. Give them something practical
Most men enjoy things that are useful so make sure you buy gifts with practicality in mind!
- For example, if your male nurse works on an ambulance then new work gloves would be great; it’s something they’ll need and use every week. If not just some nice lotion will do nicely as a gift too because nobody likes dry hands!
- You can also go with things on his working desk: a new desk organizer, or something to hold pens and pencils; a personalized pen; or mugs with funny words to cheer him up.
- If it often rains where he lives, umbrella and rain boots are surely in need.
6. Get creative with your gifts
- If you are thinking about DIY gifts for nurses, why not make homemade items (cookies, brownies)? But make sure to check his allergy status before giving him food!
- You can get creative with getting tickets to events that are coming up in their area (concerts, sporting events)
- If he has children who visit him while he’s working, then some small gifts for them will make his day too (a toy, coloring book).
- Dont forget to make every gift more personal and creative by attaching a handnote with inspirational words for your beloved male nurse!
A few last words
If you are looking for a gift idea that is sure to be appreciated by the male nurse in your life, we hope these ideas will help. We’d love to hear what gifts have been most successful for other people! Please share them with us below or on our Facebook page and let’s learn from each other this holiday season. Remember not all nurses work holidays so don’t forget to celebrate their time off too! Happy Holidays everyone!