Left-Handed Day arrives in August, which makes it the perfect place to shop around for left-handed gifts. With back to school on the way, you may even be able to find some awesome deals on supplies your student can take advantage of. Although there are lots of great left-handed items on the market, these ten items are bound to make life easier while ensuring the lefty in your life feels absolutely incredible. Best of all, these items are typically budget-friendly, so you won’t feel guilty about splurging for this unique holiday.
1. Left-Handed Scissors
Left-handed scissors can be one of the best things to happen for those that are just learning to use scissors or those that love to make crafts. Lefties that try to use right-handed scissors often feel uncomfortable and have a hard time mastering the skill. So, purchasing these can help ease discomfort and frustration. There are so many options to choose from, so make sure to look around before you make your purchase. During back-to-school days, you should be able to find some left-handed options in store, but there are many online stores that specialize in left-handed supplies like scissors.
2. Left-Handed Notebooks
Going along with the office supply theme, a left-handed notebook can be life-affirming for those that love to journal. When you have a left-handed notebook, you can easily embrace writing without the discomfort of dealing with coils or working with the paper to write comfortably. Of course, there are also great options for those that are in school. Another option is daily planners which can help you to feel more organized, especially since the notebook works with your needs instead of against them.
3. Lefty Mug
Although mugs aren’t something you’d typically think about when it comes to left-handed discomfort, there are actually left-handed mugs that make an incredible gift. The handle of the mug is designed to work with the grip of someone that is left-handed, which will make that morning cup of coffee even more rewarding. Apart from that, you’ll find that the mug’s design will face the appropriate away, just as if a right-handed person were to hold a typical mug. There are numerous lefty mugs on the market, so you should be able to find one that suits the personality of the person you are shopping for. You may even be able to find one that states something about being left-handed.
Writing utensils always seem to come in one shape and if you’re left-handed you know that the typical pen doesn’t suit your needs. From rubbing your hand through ink to being a little uncomfortable to use, the standard pen is a bit of disappointment for lefties around the world. Luckily, there are pens designed for left-handed people. Some are designed with a special curvature for comfort, while others have quick drying ink that prevents your words from smearing as you write.
5. Laptop Desk
If you’re left-handed and you’ve used a laptop desk, then you probably know they aren’t designed for you. Usually, these lap desks have a cooling area for the laptop on the left-hand side of the desk and a place for the mouse on the right. Thus, you are forced to use a mouse with your right hand, or you have to make other arrangements to suit your needs. A laptop desk designed for your needs features the cooling area on the opposite side, so you’re all set to enjoy your mouse on the left side. These laptop desks come with all sorts of features too, so make sure to shop around to suit your needs.
6. Left-Handed Instrument
If you know someone that is musically inclined, then a left-handed instrument might be one of the best options to gift. You can find almost any instrument designed for left-handed people, which might make it a nice surprise for someone in your life. There are lots of different guides to help direct you as far as choosing the right brand and design. There are options for beginners, intermediate players, and experts. You’ll also find a wide variety of styles, which can help suit the personality and playing style.
7. Lefty Tee
An easy gift is a tee that shows the world that the person you’re gifting to is left-handed and proud. There is a wide assortment of left-handed tees on the market, so you can find a little something for everyone on your gifting list. There are humorous options available, as well as options showing left-handed pride. Of course, there are also websites that will allow you to customize tees, which could be one of the best options for your, especially if you want to say something that highlights the lefty in your life.
8. Left-Handed Watch
If you’ve ever worn a watch on the wrong arm, or upside down, then you probably know what it feels like to be a lefty in a world of right-handed watches. One of the best ways you can bring some joy to a lefty’s life is to present a watch that is designed for their unique needs. You might have to take to the internet to find the right watch for your needs. However, there is an abundance of options online that will help you find the right style and features for the left-handed person in your life. This is a wonderful gift for people that prefer to use a watch while they work, but there are even children’s options or fashion options that will suit everyday casual attire.
9. Left-Handed Tools
Working with tools when they’re not made for you can be difficult and can make you not want to do the repairs that you’d like. Luckily, there are tools designed for left-handed people. You can find some of the best tools online, so make sure to put in the research to find what you need. You’ll find everything from saws and hammers to tape measures and screwdrivers. This should help make hobby projects or house improvements go smoother than ever, which might even encourage the lefty in your life to work with tools more often.
10. Kitchen Utensils
Cooking can be made all the more enjoyable when you have cooking utensils that are designed to work with you. There are numerous kitchen utensils that are designed to help left-handed people cook to the best of their ability. You might be surprised by how many cooking utensils are on the market for left-handed people. You will find can openers, spatulas, measuring cups, knives, and anything else that you can possibly think of. So, if the lefties in your life enjoy cooking or are just learning to cook then this might be an excellent way to make them feel special.
Left-Handed Day is the perfect time to help show some love while encouraging left-handed people to explore the world for products that will help them thrive. These ten ideas won’t leave your budget feeling stretched, which may make you want to celebrate the holiday every year in the future.