The Best Gift Ideas Your Grandma is Going to Want and Need (2024)

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There’s so much to love about your grandma. The matriarch of the family is likely a combination of sugar, spice, and everything nice. And while she’s probably known to give out the best gifts for her grandchildren, she deserves all the love this year, too. It’s not always easy to come up with the best gifts for grandmas, which is why we’ve done most of the work for you.

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During our search for grandma must-haves, our editors considered our own Grammys, Nanas, and Mimis. As you are thinking about what she’s hoping for, start by running through her favorite hobbies. Is she obsessed with game nights? Does she regularly whip up delicious masterpieces? Can you typically find her tending to her plant babies? Whatever her “thing” is, we have sourced the best possible gifts for grandmas, including top-notch kitchen gifts and gardening gifts she'll adore. And whether she lives down the street or across the world, there are plenty of thoughtful options for this special family member.

From no-fail gifts like the best slippers and coziest robes to the most popular gifts of 2023 to surprise her with, we found the 67 best gifts for grandmas that she just may attempt to post about on social media. And to help you tackle the rest of your holiday shopping list, check out our top gift guides for grandpas, wives, new moms, and more.

1

keep her connected

Hug Letters

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If Grandma isn't on social media, there might be quite a few family pictures she's missing out on. Hug Letters solves that problem by delivering a monthly print newsletter to her in the mail that features up to 30 snapshots that her family uploads via an app. She'll always be in the know now!

2

for the book worm

Wooden Book Holder

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Cozying up with her favorite book has never been more enjoyable than it is with this all-in-one reading station. With a spot for her phone, coffee, glasses, and even a stand to hold her place in her book, it's safe to say that she'll be here a while.

3

Fill Her Mailbox with Joy!

LolliPost Letters Between Grandkid & Grandparent

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We can guarantee that this pen pal set will be a favorite gift of any long-distance grandmas out there. Bonus: it'll help elementary-aged kids better their writing skills!

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4

Stylish Gardening Gear

Gardening Gloves

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Have a grandma who loves to garden? She'll look even cuter tending to her garden with these high-sleeve floral gardening gloves. She'll also love how easy it is to keep the insides clean thanks to the high sleeves.

5

Long-Lasting Gift Idea

Chloe's Graceful Fleurs Preserved Fresh Flowers

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This luxury set of four roses is the gift that keeps on giving. In fact, they can last for up to one year and don't require any watering. You can get them in a variety of different flower colors and either a black or white box.

6

Pretty & Unusual

KKOKDAM Butterfly Tea Bags

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These tea bags are as beautiful as they are comforting and flavorful. Each pack comes with 10 bags and there's a variety of blends to choose from including magnolia, marigold, and chrysanthemum. You can also get her the variety pack, as well.

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7

Unique Gift Idea

Paige Tate & Co Grandma's Story: A Memory and Keepsake Journal for My Family

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This gift for Grandma is as unique as it is meaningful. Starting with early childhood, this journal is organized into seven sections and contains intelligent, interesting prompts to get her excited about sharing her story on paper.

8

For Instant R&R

Sonoma Lavender Spa Heat Wrap

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This warming pillow is especially helpful for any older women with back or neck pain, but we're sure it'd be appreciated by anyone who loves the scent of lavender. Also, we can assure you that she'll love any of the cozy fabrics it comes in.

9

Best for the Family Baker

Forest Decor Recipe Cutting Board

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A family recipe board is a truly personal gift for Grandma. Each one is made using a snapshot of your family member's actual handwriting, so it's authentically "theirs." Choose between beautiful maple, cherry, walnut, or bamboo wood. You can also add a picture engraving to the cutting board!

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great birthday gift

Birth Month Flower Scarf

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She loves a good scarf, but does she have one as special as this? Adorned with a watercolor-style print of her birth month flower, this is one accessory she'll reach for again and again.

11

On-Brand Candle

Homesick Premium Scented Candle, Grandma's Kitchen

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With this candle, she'll get notes of butter, apple, cinnamon, vanilla, and more—without needing to turn on the oven.

12

Stress Relief

Uncommon Goods Relax and Unwind Gift Set

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Every grandma deserves a little self care. Show her the way with this set, comprising a robe, bath bomb, tea pods, and tealight candles.

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Useful Gift Idea

JW PEI Cell Phone Crossbody Bag

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Is your grandma always losing track of her phone? This phone carrying case is useful and cute! It comes in 13 different colors and designs so it's sure to go with any outfit she puts on!

14

Tech Gift Idea

AEEZO Digital Picture Frame

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Most grandmas have too many photos and frames to know what to do with! With this digital frame, she can see all of her favorite photos and loved ones as they scroll along the screen. When she downloads the app on her smartphone, a quick and easy set up, she can connect to anyone and everyone she wants to share photos with. Which means you can snap a pic of her favorite grandkids and send it straight to her frame!

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More Than 10,000 Ratings

Shiatsu Neck Back Massager Pillow

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Grandma will definitely appreciate a little TLC with this heated massager pillow! It comes in both black and blue and has a great rating of 4.4/5 stars.

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Popular Item

Barefoot Dreams CozyChic Lite Cardigan

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There's a reason this cardigan has such a cult-like following: it might just be the coziest thing in our closets. It comes in five different colors and is super easy to toss in the wash.

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no gift wrap required

Galison Joy Laforme Flower Shop 500 Piece Puzzle

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Gift her this 500-piece puzzle with a bouquet of fresh flowers and watch the smile come over her face. The best part — the puzzle comes in a box so uniquely beautiful that you don't have to worry about wrapping!

18

best gift for the birder

NETVUE Birdfy Lite Smart Bird Feeder with Camera

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If bird watching has quickly blossomed into her new favorite hobby, then she's not alone. This smart bird feeder has a wireless camera that not only sends notifications any time a feathered friend is visiting, but also has an AI identifier that will let her know exactly what species is frequenting her feeder.

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practical elegance

Laura Ashley China Rose Cordless Jug Kettle

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This gorgeous electric kettle will take up residence on her countertop thanks to the gorgeous blue-and-white floral print. No need to stow away a kettle this beautiful!

20

cozy gift

Minnetonka Chesney Slipper

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Slipping her feet into these adorable slippers at the end of the day will be her new favorite wind-down activity. They come in tons of different colors and prints if pink isn't her style!

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The Best Gift Ideas Your Grandma is Going to Want and Need (2024)

FAQs

The Best Gift Ideas Your Grandma is Going to Want and Need? ›

This includes a few things every grandma needs—practical presents, like fluffy slippers, gorgeously scented candles, and a wine chiller—and many items every grandmother wants, like a cozy throw blanket, a luxe spa-worthy bath caddy, a pair of pretty gardening gloves, and a journal that's perfect for new grandmas.

What do you get an expectant grandmother? ›

Pair your pregnancy announcement with sentimental gifts for grandparents that include them in your journey. You can also create a first-time grandma gift basket filled with things that they can use when babysitting, as well as mementos like a photo frame or personalised baby shoes that can be framed.

What do you buy an elderly grandmother? ›

Grandmothers often cherish gifts that are thoughtful and carry sentimental value. “I am a huge fan of personalized gifts for Grandma,” Kenney says. Personalized items, like custom jewelry with birthstones or engraved names of grandchildren, are always a hit.

What is best gift for grandparents? ›

Lillypupp Pregnancy Announcement Gift for Grandparents to be | Baby Coming Soon Bodysuit | Reveal idea for Grandma, Grandpa, Dad, Husband, Aunt, Uncle or Family
  • Coffee cups & mugs.
  • Idols & figurines.
  • Cushions.
  • Photoframes.

What baby items does grandma need? ›

  • A BABY BED. A safe place for the baby to sleep is a must-have item for grandma's house. ...
  • CHANGING STATION. You do not have to have a full changing table to have a baby changing station in your house. ...
  • DIAPER CADDY/DIAPERS/WIPES. ...
  • BABY GATE(S) ...
  • BABY MONITOR. ...
  • CAR SEAT. ...
  • BABY WALKER. ...
  • SMALL STROLLER.

How can I surprise my grandparents pregnancy? ›

Fun pregnancy announcement ideas for grandparents
  1. Give them Grandma and Grandpa books. ...
  2. Frame a photo of your ultrasound. ...
  3. Order a personalized puzzle. ...
  4. Give them matching T-shirts. ...
  5. Write them a letter from the baby. ...
  6. Gift them hand-knitted baby booties. ...
  7. Add a charm to Grandma's charm bracelet.
Jul 20, 2023

What is the grandparents gift limit? ›

Perhaps the simplest approach to gifting is to give the grandchild an outright gift. You may give each grandchild up to $16,000 a year (in 2022) without having to report the gifts. If you're married, both you and your spouse can make such gifts.

How can I make my grandma happy? ›

7 Simple Ways To Make Your Grandparents Feel Special
  1. VISIT AND SPEND QUALITY TIME. ...
  2. SEND A FLOWER DELIVERY. ...
  3. COOK THEIR FAVORITE FOOD. ...
  4. SET A WEEKLY PHONE CALL. ...
  5. OFFER TO CLEAN THEIR HOMES. ...
  6. TAKE THEM FOR AN AFTERNOON STROLL. ...
  7. HELP THEM TEND THEIR GARDEN.

What are grandmas most importantly for? ›

One of the most important roles a Grandma has, is to carry the wisdom of generations. They've experienced all aspects of what it's like to be a mom, and can share lessons learned about parenting, self-care, and practical tips for success.

What is the most popular Grandma? ›

The Most Popular Grandmother Name in Every State

Nana is the go-to nickname in the Midwest, the Northeast, and the West. Granny, a southern belle, claims her throne in 11 states, predominantly in the South.

What can I do for my Grandma? ›

Read on for tips on how to show your grandparents you love them, to celebrate your relationship or to reach out after some time apart.
  1. Pick up the phone. ...
  2. Take them out to lunch, or cook them a meal. ...
  3. Visit them at their home. ...
  4. Take them to a show. ...
  5. Ask them what they'd like to do. ...
  6. Make them something. ...
  7. Buy them something.

How do I show love to my Grandma? ›

  1. Spend quality time with them. Everyone wants to be loved, so is the need of our grandparents. ...
  2. Take them out to eat or cook for them. ...
  3. Buy them something. ...
  4. Plan family gatherings. ...
  5. Be respectful and listen to them. ...
  6. Express gratitude.
Feb 17, 2022

What do expectant mothers want? ›

Other great options include cute maternity clothes, pregnancy pillows, nursing bras, and other essentials that expecting mothers need to accommodate a growing belly and, frankly, the near-constant discomfort. The bottom line: The ideal pregnancy gift is one that takes pampering (or distracting) into account.

What do first time grandparents need? ›

13 Things Every Grandparent Needs at Their House
  • Portable Playard or Pack 'N Play. ...
  • Clip-On High Chair. ...
  • Safe Seat for Lounging. ...
  • Baby Carrier. ...
  • Small, Lightweight Stroller. ...
  • Car Seat. ...
  • Baby Monitor. ...
  • Baby Gates.
Jun 15, 2023

What is a surrogate grandmother? ›

Surrogate grandparents take on the social role of grandparents for nearby children (and sometimes, for adults), to the benefit of both parties.

What is an expectant mothers blessing? ›

A mother's blessing is an intimate party inspired by an ancient Navajo ceremony called a blessing way. The ceremony is held to prepare an expectant mother for her upcoming birth journey—to shower mom-to-be with love, support and encouragement.

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