What are some gifts that the Amish give to each other? —Sara C
There are no guidelines to the gifts the Amish give each other.
Wedding gifts include anything that would be useful to start up a home.
Gifts courting couples give each other spans a wide variety of things. Common choices the boy gives his girlfriend may include pretty dishes such as water sets, china, and silverware in lovely engraved silverware chests, lamps, clocks, and more.
Common choices for the girl to give her boyfriend include magazine racks, book ends, medicine cabinets, clocks, buggy blankets, and more.
Gifts for guests, especially visiting children are usually simple. The hostess may give pretty flowered handkerchiefs to the little girls. Balls, balloons, and coloring books are popular for both boys and girls.
Christmas and birthday gifts can be anything. Books, towels, games, puzzles, fabric, flashlights, and anything else they think their recipient might need or enjoy.
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