25 Best Christmas Gifts for Grandma
Show your grandmother just how much she means to you with one of these meaningful Christmas gifts for grandma.
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Grandparents can be tricky to shop for—after all, what do you get the person who has everything?! If you’re on the search for a thoughtful gift for your grandmother, it’s time to get creative. Whether she’s into reading, gardening, baking or something else entirely, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite gift ideas that are sure to make her smile.
Oh, and don’t worry—we also have some carefully considered gift ideas for grandpa!
For the Healthy-Eating Grandma: MagicKitchen.com Meal Delivery
Everyone needs meal inspiration from time to time, and we found one of the best Christmas gifts for grandma. Specifically, the grandma who has dietary restrictions that may keep her from enjoying time in the kitchen. Meal delivery service MagicKitchen.com offers meals catered to her dietary preferences, including options for low carb, low fat and diabetic diets. All you (or grandma) have to do is choose the meal package she loves most and wait for it to arrive. The beauty is that it’s an auto-ship program, so she doesn’t have to worry about placing her own orders. It’s one of the best Christmas gifts for grandpa, too. Bon appétit!
For the Jewelry-Loving Grandma: Grandma Necklace
This lovely grandma necklace allows her to keep all her grandbabies close to her heart—literally. This personalized piece is available in silver, gold and rose gold finishes, and you can have it engraved with the names of all her grandchildren. Select from two to five rings for the pendant, and it can accommodate up to 20 names in total. It’s one of our favorite Christmas gifts for grandma and Etsy gifts for anyone who loves incorporating loved ones in their jewelry!
For Under $50: Glass Hummingbird Feeder
If your grandmother loves watching the birds flit around her yard, this pretty glass hummingbird feeder will attract more feathered friends. The glass is handblown into a heart shape, and the feeder comes with an S-hook for easy hanging.
For the Gardening Grandma: 4-in-1 Garden Stool
This 4-in-1 garden stool makes it much easier for grandma to work in her garden. This cool device serves as a seat, scooter, padded kneeler and storage bin, ensuring that she’s comfortable as she weeds beds and picks flowers. Discover more gifts for gardeners.
For the Grandma Who Loves Photos: “Grandkids Make Life Grand” Sign
Is your grandmother’s fridge always covered in the latest photographs of her children and grandchildren? If so, the “Grandkids Make Life Grand” wooden sign would be a charming addition to her home. The adorable sign is hand-painted with the cute phrase, and it features a row of miniature clothes pins where she can hang all her favorite pictures (aka of you).
For the Grandma With the Secret Family Recipes: Handwritten Recipe Cutting Board
We’re sure that your grandmother has a slew of secret family recipes, so why not feature one on this handwritten recipe cutting board? To have this personalized piece made, send in a photograph of one of your grandma’s handwritten recipes, and it will be engraved onto the surface in her exact handwriting. It doesn’t get much more special than that. Consider these other handwritten recipe gifts and Christmas gifts for grandma, too.
For the Candle-Loving Grandma: Grandma’s Kitchen Candle
It’s all in the name, and it doesn’t get much more spot-on than the Homesick Grandma’s Kitchen candle. With notes of butter, apples, cinnamon, sugar cookies and more, it’ll make your grandmother’s home always smell like she has something baking in the oven. Wrap up the best Christmas candles, too.
For the Grandma on the Go: Sturdy Tote Bag
Taking the grandkids on adventures to the park and beach requires a dependable bag to carry snacks and essentials. That’s where the L.L. Bean Boat and Tote comes in. These cult-favorite tote bags come in several sizes and 10 colors. Plus, you can even have the bag monogrammed with her name or initial. (It’s also a sweet gift for new moms!)
For Under $10: Plaid Scarf
Don’t forget to snag some stocking stuffers for grandma! This plaid scarf is a top choice. The popular accessory is budget-friendly and available in more than three dozen patterns to suit your grandmother’s style. You might appreciate these other Christmas gifts for women, too.
For the Grandma Who Love Flowers: Bouqs Subscription
Don’t underestimate the power of a classic. Your grandma will receive fresh cut flowers on a monthly basis when you gift her a Bouqs subscription. The flower delivery service lets you choose from three different bouquet sizes, and each delivery includes a beautiful array of seasonal blooms for her to enjoy.
For the Foodie Grandma: Sous Vide Cooker
Your grandma will surely be impressed with this sous vide cooker, which makes it practically effortless to whip up deliciously cooked meats and vegetables. This smart sous vide cooker is designed to be used in a pot of water, and it circulates the liquid at precise temperatures for perfectly cooked meals—no standing over a skillet required. File it under food gifts for Mom while you’re at it.
For the Quirky Grandma: Artist’s Dream Jacket
We love a grandmother with an eclectic sense of style, and the artist’s dream jacket makes for a cool addition to her wardrobe. The stylish coat is made from a mix of fun fabrics, patterns and colors, so it’s just what she needs for layering over her favorite turtleneck.
For the Grandma With Endless Stories: Grandmother’s Guided Journal
Does grandma always entertain the family with stories from her life? The Grandmother’s Guided Journal is the right spot to capture all her best tales. It contains more than 200 prompts about her life and favorite memories, so it will become a cherished family memento when it’s complete.
For the Grandma Who Loves Her Dog: Custom Pet Drawing
Some grandmas don’t go anywhere without their pooch, so this custom pet drawing is sure to be a hit for holiday gifting. The sweet illustration will be created from a photograph of her pet, and you can choose from a variety of sizes, colors and fonts to make it even more personalized.
For the Crafty Grandma: Cricut Joy
Every crafter needs a Cricut Joy, and that includes grandmothers! This compact cutting machine makes it effortless to create custom labels, cards and iron-on designs. Your crafty grandma will have a blast exploring all its features.
For the Grandma with Achy Muscles: Back Massager
Sometimes the best Christmas gifts for grandma help her unwind and relax. Something tells us that grandma could use a massage on demand, and that’s just what she’ll get with an automatic neck, shoulder and back massager. It drapes over the shoulders and works away knots with eight deep-kneading nodes. The gadget even has a heat setting to help ease away the day’s stress.
For the Coffee-Drinking Grandma: Ergonomic Mug
If grandma is a coffee lover, an ergonomic mug is a more comfortable vessel for her morning cup of joe. The unique design features a large, contoured handle that accommodates the whole hand. That means it’ll put less pressure on grandma’s fingers and wrist to give her more stability as she sips.
For the Busy Grandma: Custom Photo Calendar
A custom desktop photo calendar is a thoughtful gift for grandmas who have a busy schedule. You can customize each calendar page with a photograph of your family, as well as with the several font styles offered. This delightful calendar would also be a sentimental gift for your mother.
For the Bread-Baking Grandma: Baguette Baker
Anyone who likes making homemade bread needs the Emile Henry baguette baker, a beautiful and durable pan designed for baking French baguettes. The kitchen accessory has holes in the base and lid to give the bread a crispy crust, and the ceramic construction provides the ideal amount of humidity while whipping up this bread.
For the Grandma Who Loves Skincare: Smart Massage Brush
Time to drop that youthful skincare routine, grandma. A smart massage brush is sure to be a welcomed tool in her skincare arsenal. The silicone surface vibrates to lift away makeup, dirt and oil, all while providing a firming massage that leaves skin looking smoother. Looking for relaxing spa gifts for Mom? A smart massage brush is a crowd pleaser for any skincare-enthusiast on your list.
For Under $20: What I Love About Grandma Book
Young kids who want to give a gift to their grandmother will have a blast filling out the What I Love About Grandma book. It’s full of fill-in-the-blank lines that allow you to describe why grandma is the greatest. When it’s complete, it will be a thoughtful read that she’s sure to cherish. Talk about the best Christmas gifts for grandma!
For the Baking Grandma: Elegant Pie Cookbook
Grandma’s got every recipe down pat, but she won’t mind a few helpful pie-making tricks from the Elegant Pie cookbook. It contains step-by-step instructions to create stunning pie crusts that almost look too good to eat. She’ll be able to show off her designs at Thanksgiving, Christmas or whenever pie is required.
For the Grandma Who Hates Chores: Robot Vacuum
Think of all the hobbies grandma could enjoy if she spent less time cleaning her house. The iRobot vacuum will take care of the floors. The cleaning system keeps both hard floors and carpets free of dirt, dust and hair. Best of all, she can connect the Roomba to Alexa or Google Assistant and use voice commands to schedule the cleanings. It’s also a practical Christmas gift for parents!
For the Grandma Who’s Always Cold: Monthly Tea Subscription Box
Here’s a thoughtful gift idea for grandparents who already have everything. There’s nothing cozier than a warm cup of tea. For a grandma who can’t start the day without hers, a monthly tea subscription is definitely worth it. She’ll get a box of premium teas from around the world, based on her own preferences. Find more tea gift ideas.
For the Succulent-Obsessed Grandma: Indoor Garden Grow Kit
Inspire grandma’s green thumb with a succulent seed starter kit. She’ll be able to create and maintain her very own indoor succulent and cactus terrarium. It contains seeds, burlap jute grow bags, planting pots, potting soil, pruning sheers, bamboo plant markers and a wooden gift box that can be repurposed as an indoor planter. These Christmas flowers and plants make one of the best Christmas gifts for grandma, too.
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