While most etiquette experts agree that $20-30 is perfectly reasonable for a child’s birthday gift, you can spend up to $100 on the child of a close friend or relative, says Helen Holden, founder of Counting Candles, a website that helps parents plan birthday parties.
How much money do you give a kid for his birthday?
Suggested Appropriate Dollar Amounts to Give for Birthdays:
Often the birthday gift is one of only a few presents annually: Under the age of 13: $20 to $50. Ages 14 and up: $50 to $100.
How much money do you give a 15 year old for their birthday?
A birthday— Here are some customary money gifting suggestions you can choose to follow: For sisters, brothers, and cousins—upwards of $25. For grandchildren, nieces, or nephews—13 and under, $25 to $50; age 14 and up, $50 to $75. For sons and daughters–$50 to $100.
How much money should a 10 year old get for Christmas?
$20 is still ample money for a 10 year-old. I agree, $20-$30 if cash/gift card etc. $100 is waaay too much for a non special birthday.
Is money a good birthday gift?
Modern Etiquette: What’s the modern way to give money as a birthday gift? Giving cash in a card is OK – as long as it’s less than $50. Cash slipped into a birthday card isn’t exactly something to complain about, but it will likely go on superfluous purchases.