If you are looking for some fun, flirty and attention-getting gift ideas for the person you've had your eye on for a while and are finally going out on a date with, you've come to the right place.
Everything in this gift idea list is meant to be inexpensive, memorable, show interest, and offer nothing more than a hint of, "I think you'd get a kick out of this," which is exactly the kind of feeling you want on a first date.
For singles concerned they won't have anything to talk about on their coffee date or first meeting, bring along a package of these Miracle Berry Tablets and see what happens. Just half a tablet tucked away in your mouth will make sour foods taste sweet—guaranteed! Just make sure that you don't overdose on the acidic foods (like tomatoes or lemons) while trying this, because although everything tastes sweet, only your tongue will know—meaning it may give your date a bit of indigestion if sour foods are consumed in excess.
A step up from the putty you played with as a kid, Thinking Putty allows you to stretch it, bounce it, pull up comic book pictures, shatter it, drip it from the ceiling, and even shred and/or tear it. Plus there are a myriad of colors to choose from, including ones like Oil Ooze (shimmery black that changes into gold, pink, or green in the light) and Alien Ooze (glows brightly after exposure to UV rays). It's a fun, lighthearted gift idea for those who'd like to play and laugh with their date!
An inventive way of playing twenty questions with someone you've just met, especially if you're a bit shy and have a hard time getting the ball rolling. But these mini cue cards encased in an acrylic cube holder are great for couples who have known each other for a much longer time as well, so they may just come in handy later as you get to know each other, too. There is also a specific mini cube for dating questions, using similar queries to those used at speed dating events to get the words flowing between strangers.
Meant for heterosexual couples, a first date might get a bit spicy if you decide to play this simple card game, which questions each participant about how well they know the opposite sex with regards to dating, mating, and relating. One of the most inexpensive first date gift ideas on this list (less than $10 USD including shipping) this might be the perfect kind of thing to have on hand in case conversation isn't flowing naturally.