Dear Guncles Gift Guide – The Nice List. Need Help Buying That Gift From A Guncle?

Does holiday gift giving stress you out? Does trying to be that fabulous gay uncle and pick the best gift for your nephews, nieces, cousins, siblings and parents may make you want to spike that peppermint flavored nog a bit more?

Turn to your Dear Guncles for gift ideas. They’re like Santa’s Gay Helpers! They make it easy for you to find that perfect item with their Fab Holiday Gift Guide broken down by age range (We’ll save the naughty gift list for another time!).

Toddlers (0-3)

Mr. Food Face Plate ($12)
Encourage eating veggies by dressing up your plate with the requisite beard.

Step Two Easel for Two ($55)
It can hold magnets and craft paper too. Perfect for the budding Frida or Picasso!

Preschool (3-5)

Pinkfong Baby Shark Sound Book ($90)

The Baby Shark video and song is addicting with over 1 Billion worldwide views. Encourage that next Celine or Elton with this interactive book.

We Don’t Eat Our Classmates book ($14)

From award-winning author-illustrator Ryan T. Higgins, it follows Penelope Rex on her first day of school with delicious humans. Like a ‘Cheese Curd Bacon Burger’, there are certain calorie bombs you shouldn’t eat.

Gradeschool (5-12)


Super Wubble Ball ($19.99)

Hot toy of the season. Gets more snaps than a RuPaul Drag Race winner.


Harry Potter: A Pop-Up Guide to Hogwarts ($75)

Muggles unite! For those budding architects or interior designers, relive the places Harry and friends lived.

Teen (12-18)



Footy ($16) –

For those who like to play ball on the go – whether it be football, ruby or soccer, Footy has the portable options that fit in your pocket. No more distracting bulges.

Bop It! Game by Hasbro ($20) 4-13DBF24F605E

This now ‘classic’ game has signature moves like selfie it and hammer it. Also check out the Beat Box social play option!

Young Adult (19-21)

Magic Mat by Manscaped ($3.99)

For the not-so-subtle gift. If your roommate negligently leaves a mess sculpting his hirsute madness, check out this hysterical magic mat to help with his nether regions. It’s kinda self explanatory.

If you want more grooming products by Manscaped, check these out:

KitchenAid Electric Kettle ($60)

This is for your nephews and nieces at college who would probably starve if they couldn’t boil water to make coffee, tea, ramen, or mac and cheese. This kettle comes in a variety colors including Hot Sauce Red.

Adult (22+)



Emoji Party Family Card Game ($25)

For those who like the irreverence of Cards Against Humanity, this party game takes it to a physical level. Grab that eggplant. You know you want to!


The School of Life – No One Is Normal Self Knowledge Gift Set ($60+)

Being an adult isn’t easy and we have many friends who need all the help they can get to break out of adolescence. Turn that Peter Pan into a Grizzly Bear.

If you want to see weekly gift ideas throughout the year, follow DearGuncles on Facebook and Twitter @DearGuncles

What is a ‘guncle’? 
A ‘guncle’ is a Gay Uncle. Someone with the joys of spoiling kids but without the responsibility …yet not wanting to mess up. 

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Who are Guncle Jim and Guncle Mike?
Guncles Jim and Mike are married for nearly 20 years with 100 years combined life experiences upon which to tap and put their heart and soul for With age, they want to share some of their wisdom with the help of others too. Guncles around the world have many things to share because they are #SmartSexyStrongSilver (which is a cause worth checking out). And don’t forget to hug your guncle every August on #GayUnclesDay #GunclesDay. 

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