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Well, I don't have a family that size, so take this with a grain of salt, but there's no need for them to all consent for your family to change your gift giving ways. Hey, just lead by example!
At birthdays I would probably stick to giving a single gift to the birthday child. At Christmas, you can decide that your own family is going to switch over to giving family gifts (i.e. a membership to a local museum, donation in the family name, homemade cookies, fudge or some other treat for everyone to share).
It seems as though the kids aren't going to miss the individual gifts if there are already mountains there, and maybe, just maybe, your sibs will see how much they enjoy your gift and pick up the new tradition.