It’s time to make your list and check it twice. Don’t let Christmas sneak up on you this year. Start your shopping now to avoid that last-minute scramble of gift purchasing! If there’s one person you can’t leave off that list, it’s Grandma. After years of buying gifts for you and all her other grandchildren, it’s important to make her feel special this holiday season.
If you’re not sure what to get her, here are 45 gift ideas for the best grandma in the world:
1. Family Tree
This family tree wood cutout shadow box is perfect for people who are shopping for personalized gifts for grandma. This gift requires a little bit of DIY-ing. The shadow box comes with 7 loose heart cutouts and gems for the grandchildren to decorate and write their names on before putting it on the tree. This makes for a great keepsake that she can hang on her wall or put on a shelf.
2. Kool8 Water Bottle
The Kool8 water bottle is one of the best water bottles available today. It has a strong, sleek design that is perfect for grandma to use while she’s out running errands, visiting family, or going on trips. Kool8 comes in a variety of bright, beautiful colors, so you can pick the one that fits her style the best. It also has a built-in tea infuser that’s perfect for loose leaf tea on-the-go!
3. Grandparents’ House Rules Sign
This adorable sign lays out the rules for people who visit grandma’s house! It’s perfect for a trendy grandma with a good sense of humor. She can either the sign on a wall or prop it up with a built-in easel, which makes it easy for her to display. It measures 12 inches tall and 6 inches wide. The design is simple, so it works well with any home decor.
4. TwinkleInTime Star Map
A TwinkleInTime print is a great option for personalized gifts for grandma. When you order from TwinkleInTime, you select a date and location, and they generate a map of the stars for the night and place you specify. You can choose from any date that’s important to her: the day she was born, got married, became a mother, became a grandmother, or another significant date. This gift will remind her of that special day and become a treasured keepsake.
5. Cozy Anti-Skid Slippers
There’s nothing like a cozy pair of slippers as the winter months set in. Unfortunately, many slippers have a cloth sole and can present a fall risk. With these anti-skid slippers, you won’t have to worry about that! These memory foam, faux fur-lined slippers make for a great gift for grandma this holiday season. They come in a variety of colors, so you can pick one that best suits your grandma’s style.
6. Grandmother’s Journal
Do you want to get to know your grandma better? This journal will turn out to be a gift for grandma and a treasured possession for your whole family. This hardcover journal is full of prompts about what your grandma liked, important memories she has, and information about your family. Once the journal is complete, you can go through it together and get to know her better. It will tell her that you care and that you want to invest in your relationship.
7. What I Love About Grandma
On the flip side, if you want to fill out a journal to pass along to your grandma, consider this “What I Love About Grandma” journal. It’s another option if you want personalized gifts for grandma. Each page has a small, fill-in-the-blank prompt. Some are silly, like what kind of pie you think she’d be, and some are more sentimental, like your favorite words of wisdom that she’s passed along. This will be a fun journal for her to revisit whenever she needs a pick me up.
8. Electric Corkscrew Wine Opener
If your grandma is a wine drinker but has some difficulty with a corkscrew lately, an electric corkscrew wine opener can make the process a lot easier! These are great Christmas gifts for grandma if she has arthritis. It will save her all the twisting of a traditional corkscrew. This electric opener can open 30 bottles on a single charge. This purchase also comes with a foil cutter and a no-slip bottle coaster.
9. Mr. Coffee Mug Warmer
There’s nothing worse than a cup of coffee gone cold. Your steaming cup can be nearly undrinkable in no time. If your grandma is a tea or coffee lover, this mug warmer will make sure that her drink stays warm long enough for her to finish it. With a simple on/off switch and a light indicating when it’s on, this product is easy for anyone to use.
10. Warm Driving Gloves
These stylish driving gloves are perfect for when the cold temperatures set in. These gloves are lined with faux fur and have touch screen compatible pads on the end of the index finger. She won’t have to take them off to use a smartphone or a navigation screen in the car. These gloves come in 15 different colors, so there are a lot of options to choose from. This is a great gift for grandma if you’re looking for something affordable.
11. Burt’s Bees Hand Repair Set
Dry skin on your hands can look and feel painful. This Burt’s Bees Hand Repair kit has everything that your grandma will need to keep her skin healthy this winter season. The set comes with Almond Milk Hand Cream, Shea Butter Hand Repair Cream, Lemon Butter Cuticle Cream, and a pair of cotton gloves. All of Burt’s Bees products are made with natural ingredients so they work for everyone, even people with sensitive skin.
12. Neck and Shoulder Heating Pad
This heating pad is designed to fit the curves of your neck and shoulders perfectly. It helps to relieve muscle pain and tension with therapeutic heat. It can be used dry but it is also safe to moisten for a deeper treatment. With weighted edges and a magnetic clasp in the front, this heating pad is a great idea when it comes to gifts for grandma.
13. Wrap Dress
If your grandma is a smart dresser, consider a gift of winter or fall clothes, like this wrap dress. Wrap dresses are flattering on nearly everyone. This dress also has long sleeves, which makes it great for cooler weather and more modest for those grandmas who like to cover up a bit. It comes in many stylish prints and colors to choose from, so pick the one that would look best on her.
14. Willow Tree Keepsake Box
Willow Tree is one of the biggest names for small keepsakes that represent important moments in our lives. This Willow Tree Keepsake Box has a grandma and baby design on the top that’s perfect for new grandmas. The inside of the box says “Love that transcends years.” She can use the keepsake box for small sentimental items, jewelry, or simply for display.
15. Birthday Calendar
Depending on the size of your family, your grandma may have A LOT of birthdays to remember. If your grandma is anything like mine, she sends out cards for every occasion. Help her keep track of all those birthdays with this birthday calendar. She can write the name, date, and year on one of the wooden disks, and hang it under the month of the birthday. It’s a good way to keep track while also being a stylish piece of decor.
16. Nutrition Label Mug
Funny mugs are some of the best gifts for grandma if she has a good sense of humor. This nutrition label mug lists all the ingredients to an “Awesome Grandma.” The list includes things like unconditional love, spoiling, caring, and plenty of caffeine. This gift is good for grandmas who love to drink coffee or tea. It will make her think of you and smile every time she enjoys a hot drink.
17. Portable Charger
With all of the pictures she’s taking, no one’s phone battery runs out as fast as grandma’s (not to mention all the apps she’s probably running in the background without realizing it). You don’t want her getting stranded somewhere with a dead phone battery. So this portable charger is a great gift idea. It can bring her phone back to 100% so you know that she will be covered.
18. “My Biggest Fans Call Me Grandma” Sign
This wood box sign is a perfect addition to a mantle or shelf with pictures of grandkids. As a gift from a grandchild, this heart-warming sign is sure to put a smile on your grandma’s face. It’s a simple gift and a simple saying, but it says it all. The simple design will go with any home decor, and the small size makes it easy to tuck this sign anywhere.
19. Generations Necklace
This simple sterling silver necklace represents the generations of family members in your grandma’s life. The three-ring design is subtle, so it will carry the meaning of “grandma” to her, but will not be obvious to everyone who looks at it immediately. This is perfect for grandmas who aren’t too flashy and prefer a more modest style. It’s also great for layering with other simple-design necklaces. She’ll think of you every time she wears it.
20. Grandma’s Kitchen Cutting Board
This Grandma’s Kitchen engraved cutting board is one of the best gifts for your grandma if she loves to cook and host meals for the family. Not only does the cutting board have a cute saying engraved on it, but it’s also a high-quality cutting board, made from two-tone bamboo, and either side can be used. It’s recommended that you use the blank side for food prep and the side with the saying for display and serving.
21. Shower Shoes
Falling in the shower or in the bath can be very dangerous. If you’re concerned about your grandma’s safety, consider gifting her something practical like shower shoes this year. A pair of shower shoes that can grip the shower floor will help prevent any accidents. These shower shoes are lightweight and comfortable with non-slip soles. They also provide arch support and dry quickly because of their water-shedding design.
22. Sonogram Frame
If you’re announcing a pregnancy this holiday season (especially if this baby will make your mom/mother-in-law a grandma), surprise her with a framed sonogram picture. Finding out that her family will continue to grow is one of the best Christmas gifts for grandma. She’ll be able to display the photo and look at it for the months before the baby arrives. Before she knows it, that little baby will be visiting for cookies and sleepovers.
23. Shawl Poncho
This stylish shawl poncho is knitted from light-weight faux cashmere. It has a bit of stretch to it, so it is comfortable to wear and move around in. It’s great for adding a light layer to warm up without overheating. It’s perfect for everyday wear and can even be dressed up for more formal occasions.
24. Scented Candle Pack
This 4-pack of scented candles is one of the classic gifts for grandma. These candles are scented with natural essential oils and are made of soy wax. The four scents are lavender, fig, lemon, and spring flavor. Stored and shipped inside decorative, reusable tins that she can use after the candles are finished, she can light these candles to kick back and relax or to create a cozy comforting atmosphere when she has visitors.
25. Pivit Raised Toilet Seat
Though a padded toilet seat may not seem the most fun Christmas gift to give, it can still help address the special needs of our grandma as she gets older. Independence is harder to maintain as we age, and this raised toilet seat from Pivit can help keep some seniors feeling independent and capable. This seat raises the toilet seat 5 inches, so it’s easier on the knees, and it has armrests that she can lean on to help her get up. Buy your grandma the gift of independence this year.
26. Bath Bomb Set
This bath bomb set comes with 12 colorful moisturizing bath bombs. They are handcrafted. Each one is made with shea butter or cocoa butter to prevent or repair dry skin during the winter. Help your grandma recover after a day of chasing young grandchildren around or after playing host to the family for the holidays. These will help her relax and be ready to do it all over again.
27. Words of Warm Hug Sherpa Blanket
This beautiful and cozy Sherpa blanket stands conveys everything we feel about grandmothers. The Words of Warm Hug blanket are covered on one side with inspirational sentiments like “Family,” “Joy,” and “Warmth,” in a beautiful script. This is one of the best gifts for grandma if she has grandchildren who live far away. Each time she uses it, it will be like getting a hug from her grandkids.
28. Wool Crew Socks, 5-Pack
Winter means wool socks. These thick wool socks will keep your grandma’s feet warm and dry while she plays with grandkids in the snow. This pack of wool crew socks comes with 5 pairs, each a different color but with the same vintage, classic pattern that’s become associated with wool knit socks. If that’s not your style, there are different colors and designs that you can choose from as well.
29. Bellemain Premium Steak Knife Set
A good set of steak knives is a must-have for any frequent entertainer. If grandma hosts many of the family holiday parties, this is one of the best Christmas gifts you can give her. This set from Bellemain is a great option because it’s made from surgical, rust-free steel and it features a full tang construction. With the blade and handle constructed from one piece of steel, the comfortable handles make these sturdy, long-lasting knives for grandma.
30. Wrap Bangle Rose Bead Bracelet
A wrap bangle bracelet is a great gift for any grandma, providing the look of multiple bracelets with wearing ease of a single bracelet, making it very easy for a grandma to put it on and take it off. This bracelet is made from metal that won’t cause any skin irritation. It also features rose-shaped metal beads and opalescent beads that match with almost any outfit.
31. Zen Breeze Oil Diffuser
Essential oils are a huge trend in homeopathy right now. If your grandma is into the essential oil trend, treat her with a Zen Breeze Oil Diffuser. When it’s on, it uses cool mist to disseminate the oil into the room. It can run non-stop or on a timer for 1, 3, or 6 hours. It also cycles through 14 LED colors or can be set to stay on your favorite calming color continuously.
32. Personalized Throw Pillow Cover
This throw pillow cover can be personalized to include the names of the grandchildren in the family. It’s a good choice for those looking for personalized gifts for grandma. There are several fonts to choose from and it can fit up to 15 names. These throw pillow covers have a minimalist design, so they can work in any room. It doesn’t come with a pillow, so either make sure that grandma has a pillow this size, or buy a pillow to gift along with it.
33. C.S.M. Body Brush
This C.S.M. Body Brush is one of the best shower brushes on Amazon right now. The stiff bristles and the massage nodules work to remove dead skin, increase circulation, and increase collagen production. It comes with a strap that makes it easy to hold in the palm of your hand. Using this brush before a shower will help promote soft, glowing skin. Use it with a little massage oil to see even better results.
34. VAHDAM Tea Sampler Box
Tea sampler boxes are great gifts for grandma. If she’s a tea drinker, a VAHDAM sampler box can get her restocked for the cold weather. She might try some new flavors and find a new favorite. This sampler box comes with three flavors. It has been recognized by Forbes, Pop Sugar, O Magazine, and more. The teas also come in gold tins that can be reused after the tea is gone.
35. Spa Gift Basket
Does your grandma deserve the full spa experience? This spa gift basket is a great, affordable option to give her the same level of relaxation at a much lower cost. This gift basket comes with two bath bombs, hand soap, hand cream, shower gel, body lotion, body butter, bubble bath, bath salts, and bath puff all in a hand-woven gift basket. The set is offered in three different scents, lavender, rose, and vanilla.
36. Insulated Wine Tumbler
Insulated wine tumblers make for great Christmas gifts for grandmas who are wine drinkers. This particular product also has the saying “Not a Day Over Fabulous” printed on it. This is perfect if your grandma is still young or just young at heart. This tumbler comes with a sipping lid and a metal, reusable straw. Available in many different colors, you can pick her favorite. It will keep chilled wine cool, so she can take her time sipping and enjoying.
37. Shiva Clarifying Shampoo
As we get older, our hair becomes more brittle and fragile. This problem is made even worse by hard water. If your grandma showers in hard water, buy her a hard water shampoo like Shiva Clarifying Shampoo to keep her hair strong, shiny, and healthy. It removes chemical impurities and minerals that have built up in her hair and restores its natural shine.
38. Diffuser Bracelet
This diffuser bracelet comes with interchangeable colored pads. Apply essential oils on the pads to encourage relaxation, feel more energetic, or feel more balanced throughout the day. The charm on the bracelet is a tree, which can represent her “family tree.” The band and charm on the bracelet are neutral colors, and with the interchangeable colored pads, it can match any outfit. This is one of the best gifts for grandma if she has embraced the essential oils trend.
39. Adidas Running Shoes
If your grandma is always running after her young grandchildren, buying her a pair of running shoes will help her keep up without being sore later in the day or the next morning. These Adidas running shoes are some of the most popular shoes this season. They come in a huge variety of colors, so you can choose a pair that fits her style. They are lightweight, with pillow-soft soles. The mesh fabric will allow for airflow to keep her comfortable all day.
40. Faux Leather Journal Cover
This faux leather journal cover wraps around journals to protect them. This is a great gift because it can be reused for journal after journal. If your grandma is a journaler, this gift will be useful to her for years to come. The front has an imprint of a tree on it. It also has a tree charm on the enclosure and on the decorative strap on the spine. This cover will make even the most basic journal look beautiful and protect it from bent pages, water, or dirt.
41. Bath Pillow
If your grandma enjoys luxurious soaks in the bathtub, buy her a bath pillow to help her relax even more. This bath pillow supports the head, neck, and shoulders while taking a bath. It is made from air-mesh, so it allows for airflow that will dry the pillow quickly. This will ensure that the pillow does not pick up an off odor or start growing any mold/mildew. This pillow also has a nice chevron design to add a bit of style.
42. Family Tree Birthstone Necklace
This necklace is customizable. You can fill it with the birthstones of your grandma’s grandchildren. You can choose from a few different styles of the pendant, though they are all still trees. The birthstones fit between the tree and a see-through barrier on the front, so they are always visible. You simply open it like a locket, put the birthstones inside, and close it again with the magnetic enclosure. It’s a perfect option for a personalized gift for grandma.
43. “First Year as a Grandma” Ornament
Does a new baby in the family mean a first-time grandma? Commemorate this important occasion for your mother or mother-in-law with this beautiful ornament. You can gift it a week or two before Christmas so they have time to display it that year, or you can make it a stocking stuffer. This ornament is made out of stainless steel, so it is sure to last for a long time.
44. Grandkids Picture Frame
For a simple yet thoughtful gift from all the grandkids, get everyone together for a picture and place it in this “Grandkids” picture frame. An inexpensive option for a gift, this will be a treasured and wonderful present for grandma. She’ll be able to display the picture immediately. This frame is also decorated with words like “family,” “hugs,” and “loving.”
45. Keter Westwood Plastic Deck Storage
If your grandma is always hosting parties and get-togethers with family in the backyard, a plastic deck box can help keep her organized. This deck storage box from Keter Westwood is made from plastic but looks like a dark-stained wood. Because it is plastic, it will withstand rain and snow as well as wet items like pool toys. It can also function as bench seating if needed.
Finding the right gifts for grandma can be hard. You want to spoil her, but you may feel like she already has everything. Hopefully, something on this list has sparked inspiration for you. Just remember that she’ll love whatever you get her just because it came from you.