12 Days of Christmas: Day 5

London Met’s Student Blog will be sharing different Christmas ideas for you to explore, read, eat and wear for the next 12 days to put you in the right mood.

Christmas gift ideas

Gift giving is a very special part of Christmas but it can also be very stressful. Especially if the holidays are so close and you’re still wondering what to buy. Argh, panic attack! No need to worry, though. Instead, have a look at some of the gift ideas selected especially for you. Not only will these quirky presents make an impression, but they are also selected from shops students get at least 10% off. You’re welcome.

Uproar Skullcandy headphones – Those headphones are made from premium materials and offer Supreme Sound™ acoustics. They have soft on-ear cushions for a lightweight and comfortable fit, and you can call and track control via the built-in microphone and remote on the ear cup. What’s even better, you can choose from nine colours. Original price is £24.99 but Skullcandy is currently giving 20% off to students making this set of headphones a clear bargain. 

Listography The Game – From the creative minds behind Haikubes and Zombie Cribbage, this fresh twist on the bestselling Listography journal series makes list-making a fun party game. Players draw a card from the deck, start the timer, and create lists based on fun and thought-provoking list topics. When the time runs out, they share their lists and score points according to the number of similar and unique answers, all with the goal of being the first around the board. With three hundred prompts and different answers every time, this game inspires creative thinking and entertaining conversation. Price is £14.99 but you can get the game from Waterstones, where students get 10% off.

Welcome to the Dark Side doormat – The ‘Welcome to the Dark Side’ doormat from Artsy, The Doormat Company, will give visitors to your home a designer greeting. Every home needs a doormat and what better way is there to welcome guests than with a designer doormat bearing a fun message? You can purchase the doormat from IWOOT, a website full of unique and fun gift ideas. The current price of the mat is £14.99 but students get 10% off the website. 

Pour The Tea In My Face Mug – This lovely mug comes from Ohh Deer, another website for quirky gifts, and they got together with Teapigs to bring you this exclusive mug designed by Gemma Correll. Perfect for any tea lover (sorry coffee addicts), these mugs are made from bone China and hold up to 325ml of your favourite hot beverage. The current price of the mug is £11.95 but Ohh Deer are giving you 10% off.

Oncada Classic Backpack – The new collection from Adidas is offering this lightweight pack with stunning jaguar graphics, a design collaboration with Brazil's The FARM Company. The large main compartment has a slip-in laptop pocket and the backpack comes with padded shoulder straps. The cost of it is £24.95 but Adidas are offering 20% off everything for a limited time.

Hype nesting birds iPhone cover – This case comes in a unique unisex print and is available for iPhone 5/5C/5S and iPhone 6/6S. The price differs depending on the model of phone. The case for iPhone 6/6s is currently £20 but Hype is offering 15% off for students.