Gifts you shouldn't buy grads

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Daily Planner

It's 2012, not 1912. No kids use paper planners anymore. If you want to help your child get and stay organized, get him or her a smartphone, like the Samsung Note, and upload some cool apps.

$20

Courtesy of walmart.com

Carrara 6-Piece Desk Set

You may think a leather six-Piece desk valet set is a sophisticated gift, but today's kids are way too cool for old-school accessories. Besides, who needs a letter opener for email?

$189.98 - $209.99

Courtesy of urbanoutfitters.com

Drunk? Shot Set

College and post-collegiate life has enough bad influences. No need for you to contribute to them.

$10

Courtesy of successories.com

Believe and Succeed Positive Outlook Paperweight

Want to burst your grad's bubble? Hand her this Believe and Succeed Positive Outlook Paperweight as your gift to her for her efforts.

$13

Courtesy of bestbuy.com

Pop-Up Hot Dog Toaster

Shelf space in the dorms and apartments are hard to come by. We're betting your grad can get by--and eat his weight in hot dogs--without one of these.

$25

Courtesy of thinkgeek.com

Shower Shock Caffeinated Soap

Caffeinated soap is a cute idea, but it's anything but a worthy way of honoring your star student.

$7, one bar.

Courtesy of urbanoutfitters.com

Booze Flask

Can you say "inappropriate"?

$18

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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