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June 9, 2024

Mastering Exam Season: Thoughtful Gifts to Support Students During Exam time

As exam season approaches, it’s natural to think of ways to support our loved ones. It can be a stressful time for teenagers, and thoughtful gestures from friends and family can make a significant difference. I’ve put together a guide of encouraging gifts that are sure to help teenagers through this challenging period.

Gifts can help teenagers get through GCSEs and A-levels by lifting their spirits with a little surprise. Gifting to teenagers during exam time requires a blend of practicality and emotional support, recognising their unique needs. Thoughtful gifts like personalised desk planners can help them stay organised and on top of their schedules, reducing anxiety and promoting effective study habits. Inspirational mugs with uplifting quotes provide daily motivation and a sense of comfort, making those long study sessions a bit more bearable. Additionally, spa gift sets from The Happy Gift Company offer a much-needed respite, encouraging relaxation and self-care amidst the chaos. These gifts show teenagers that their efforts are acknowledged and supported, boosting their morale and helping them navigate the challenging exam period with greater ease.


Whenever I have felt particularly overwhelmed with tasks, I have always found planners to be a wonderful way to make organising fun. We have a range of planners, journals, and desk planners that can take the fear out of organising your studies. Adding an encouraging pen to this gift can make it the perfect pair for a practical yet empowering set.

desk planner -blush and gold
Desk Planner

Mugs with Inspirational Quotes: A Daily Dose of Motivation

Another thoughtful gift idea is a mug with an inspirational quote. During those long study sessions, a warm cup of coffee or tea can be incredibly comforting. But more than that, seeing a motivating quote every time you take a sip can boost your spirits and keep you going. Not only are these mugs practical, but they also add a personal touch to the study space.

'go for it' gold coffee tile mug
‘Go For It’ Gold Coffee Tile Mug

Spa Gift Sets from The Happy Gift Company: Relax and Recharge

Amidst the hustle and bustle of exam prep, it’s crucial to take breaks and relax. That’s where spa gift sets from The Happy Gift Company come in. These sets are designed to offer a complete relaxation experience, perfect for unwinding after a long day of studying.

The Happy Gift Company offers a variety of spa sets, including scented candles, bath bombs, luxurious lotions, and calming teas. These items create a soothing atmosphere, helping to alleviate stress and promote better sleep—essential for maintaining focus and energy during exams. A spa gift set shows that you care about their well-being and understand the importance of self-care during demanding times.

Making the Right Choice

When choosing gifts for exam season, think about what will genuinely support and uplift the student in your life. Desk planners, inspirational mugs, and spa gift sets from The Happy Gift Company are all excellent choices that cater to both practical needs and emotional well-being.

I’ve shared these recommendations based on personal experience and an understanding of what truly helps during such a critical time. Supporting students with thoughtful gifts can make a significant difference, providing them with the tools and motivation they need to succeed.

So, whether it’s helping them stay organised, offering daily encouragement, or ensuring they take time to relax, these gifts are sure to be appreciated and remembered long after exam season is over. Let’s make this stressful period a bit more manageable and show our students just how much we believe in them.

Happy Gifting x