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‘Four Gift Christmas’ free printable gift tags: Want, Need, Make, Read

Have you heard of the 'four gift Christmas' movement? Here are free printable Four Gift Christmas gift tags for 'Something you want, something you need, something to make, something to read'. I love the simplicity and focus especially when giving gifts to children.

We have a new Christmas tradition in our family: the Four Gift Christmas. We give four Christmas gifts to each of our children from mommy and daddy:

  1. Something You Want
  2. Something You Need
  3. Something To Make
  4. Something To Read

Today I’m going to tell you about it and give you free personalized printable Four Gift Christmas gift tags in red and green for your own Four Gift Christmas. Just download, type your own names, and print.

UPDATE: By request, below I’m also giving you free printable gift tags for the original Want/Need/Wear/Read.

Free printable Christmas gift tags for 'Something you want, something you need, something to make, something to read'. #christmasgifts #fourgiftchristmas #christmastags #freeprintable #giftwrap


It started last year with a suggestion from a mom friend of mine on an online chat board. She shared this article about how to focus more on meaningful gifts and reign in the commercialization of Christmas. What a genius idea!

Originally the Four Gift Christmas was Want, Need, Wear, Read. But because creativity is so important to me I switched ‘Wear’ to ‘Make.’

Free printable Christmas gift tags for 'Something you want, something you need, something to make, something to read'. #christmasgifts #fourgiftchristmas #christmastags #freeprintable #giftwrap

The price range of these four gifts can be whatever you want for your own family. This year I’ve decided to keep spending in check so that we can give more of our holiday budget to charities that help families who need things more than we do.

Have you heard of the 'four gift Christmas' movement? Here are free printable Christmas gift tags for 'Something you want, something you need, something to make, something to read'. I love the simplicity and focus especially when giving gifts to children.

You can also get my free printable Four Gift Christmas gift tags in blue.

And be sure to check out my Best Crafty Gifts for Kids gift guide for unique ideas for the Make gift.

Best Gifts for Crafty Kids | Craft Gift Guide for ages 5-14 - craft gifts for all! #giftguide #christmasgifts #kidsgifts #gifts #craftkits

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Supplies for making “Something you want, something you need, something to make, something to read” personalized free printable Four Christmas Gifts gift tags (with images and links from affiliates):

UPDATE: Reader James asked me to swap out “Wear” for “Make” so if you want that version, please download the “Something you want, something you need, something to wear, something to read” printable PDF.

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How to make a free printable Four Gift Christmas gift tags:

So easy. Just download my free printable Four Gift Christmas gift tags: “Want, Need, Make, Read” (PDF) or “Want, Need, Wear, Read” (PDF). Open it in Adobe Reader (not in a web browser), type in your own names to personalize the tags, and print.

Free printable Four Christmas Gifts gift tags for 'Something you want, something you need, something to make, something to read'

Our children are young so I’m glad that we started this early so it can really be a family tradition for us. And yes, I did give my three-year-old son construction vehicle sheets for Christmas. He has used them every day since.

Free printable Four Christmas Gifts gift tags for 'Something you want, something you need, something to make, something to read'

Be sure to pin these free printable Four Christmas Gift Tags for later.

Free printable Christmas gift tags for 'Something you want, something you need, something to make, something to read'. #christmasgifts #fourgiftchristmas #christmastags #freeprintable #giftwrap

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See more top Christmas DIYs and recipes including these favorites:

DIY pom pom letter ornaments. Make these easy and merry DIY Christmas ornaments in just an evening | handmade Christmas ornament | DIY Christmas gift | initial ornaments | monogram ornaments #christmasornament #handmadechristmas #pompoms

Easy DIY Christmas Gift: Modern and Whimsical Holiday Candles DIY with Washi Tape and Pom Poms #christmas #hanukkah #SmellsLikeHolidaySpirit #diychristmasgift #handmadegift #diygift

Swedish Tea Ring Recipe - special and memorable Christmas Breakfast idea | #breakfastrecipe #christmasbreakfast #christmas #breakfast #christmastraditions

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Jessica

Tuesday 11th of December 2018

I love these tags. Is there anyway of having it so the 'NEED' 'WANT' etc can also be changed ?

Kathy

Tuesday 11th of December 2018

Hi Jessica! Yes, I can change it or set it up to be editable. What did you have in mind? I'm so happy that you like them!

James

Wednesday 14th of December 2016

This is exactly what we were looking for except we don't use make, we use wear. Could you make one like that by any chance? I would REALLY appreciate it!

Kathy

Friday 16th of December 2016

Hi James, sure, I just updated the post with a second PDF that is Want, Need, Wear, Read. Thanks for your comment, and happy holidays!

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