These grandparent Christmas gifts are sure to make Grandma and Grandpa smile this holiday season. Grandparents love their grandchildren no matter what, but they will absolutely love receiving a gift for the Christmas holiday!
Whether your grandparent loves to cook, craft, read, etc., this gift list has it all. From the good ole basics to some technologically advanced gifts, this list has something for every grandparent. The best part is, these are all super affordable gifts.
Budgeting around the holidays can be rather difficult. That’s why it’s best to buy gifts early to space out your spending. All the gifts on this list are under $50, so you won’t have to worry about breaking the bank!
Grandparent Christmas Gifts:
1. Family Recipe Book
This gift is a MUST if you have a grandma that cooks all the best recipes. These are the recipes that are family traditions and kept a secret. Make sure grandma writes them down to be able to pass these delicious recipes down to the grandkids.
2. Good Book
If your grandma loves to read, then you should get her a new book. Grandparents have plenty of time in their retirement to sit back and relax with a good book. Be sure to consult the NY Times bestsellers list for inspiration.
3. Puzzle Book
It’s pretty common for older people to enjoy doing a crossword puzzle, play sudoku, or do some other kind of stimulating puzzle game. Puzzle books are a great gift idea for the grandparent that wants to keep their mind sharp!
4. Calligraphy Set
Calligraphy can be an enjoyable new hobby that your grandma can get into. I know my grandma loves to do all sorts of different crafts! Calligraphy is a fun craft she can do while also learning a new skill.
Grandma will love a cute little personalized mug! This way, she can enjoy her coffee and think of how her favorite grandchild got her this mug ;).
6. Customized Bracelet
Getting your grandma a customized bracelet with a sentimental message is sure to put a smile on her face this Christmas.
7. Travel Mug
If your grandma is an avid tea or coffee drinker, then she needs her own travel mug. This way, she can take her favorite hot drink on the go! This is especially nice during the colder months.
We all know blood circulation isn’t the best in your older years. If you’ve ever heard your grandma complaining about cold fingers or toes, then she needs a cozy pair of slippers!
9. Personalized Wine Glass
This one is for the grandma that loves her wine! By having her own personalized wine glass, no one else will be able to get their hands on it without her knowing!
10. Hair Dryer Brush
These hair dryer brushes can minimize the time it takes to style your hair significantly! Grandma will love this when it takes 10 minutes to style her curls.
11. Paint By Numbers
Paint by numbers is a really great crafty present to get for your grandma this Christmas. It’s easy to do and a great way to get her into painting. The paintings always come out beautifully!
12. Shower Bombs
Everyone loves a little self-care, and your grandma will love it too! These aromatherapy shower steamers are great for relaxing after a long day.
13. Manicure Set
I don’t know about your grandma, but mine LOVES to have her nails freshly manicured. A manicure set is a perfect gift for her to do her nails or fix them up between nail appointments.
Here is a great gift for your grandma to take drinks to go. These tumblers are great because they keep your drink cold and refreshing for many hours.
15. Cookbook Stand
This is another great gift for the grandma that loves to cook. She will love to have a cute little cookbook stand to help her easily see the recipes in the kitchen!
1. Grandpa’s Spot Pillow
This gift is essential! Grandpa’s spot is not to be messed with. This pillow is perfect for the grandpa who likes to stick to his routine and know where things are at all times.
2. Funny Mug
Just like grandma, grandpa should get his own personalized mug. This would be cute to gift them both at the same time. That way, they each have a mug for their morning coffee that is not to be touched by the other!
The older we get, the more we forget. This cute keychain will help grandpa keep track of where he set his keys. Not to mention it’s adorable.
4. Funny Shirt
This gift is great for the grandpa, who is a huge nerd. If your grandpa is a Star Wars fan, you have to get him this shirt for Christmas!
5. Assorted Nut Arrangement
For the grandpa who loves his snacks! This nut arrangement is a great gift to give because it’s delicious, and everyone loves to eat good food!
Just like grandma, if your grandpa gets rather cold in the wintertime, then consider grabbing him a pair of slippers. These slippers will feel nice and cozy!
7. Magnetic Wristband
If your grandpa is the hands-on type and likes to tinker, this is perfect for him. It makes carrying small nails and brads really accessible!
8. Pocket Watch
This gift is timeless, literally! Your grandpa will love anything that has a sweet and sentimental message on it, so you should consider this as his Christmas gift!
9. Magnetic Pickup Tool
This gift is so wonderful for an older person! With the loss of mobility, because, let’s face it, that happens when we age, this tool is a lifesaver. Grandpa won’t have to worry about throwing out his back bending down to pick up something off the floor!
10. Whiskey Stones
Does your grandpa need a way to keep his whiskey chilled without watering it down? Whiskey stones are super nice for this purpose! He will love this gift.
11. Fleece Jacket
For the grandpa that loves to spend his time outdoors. A nice fleece jacket will always be much appreciated. This is especially a good gift to give around Christmas time!
12. Cozy Robe
A robe is a great gift to give around Christmas. It’s always super chilly, so having something to easily wrap up in when you first get out of bed is greatly appreciated!
13. Beard Grooming Kit
If your grandpa has a nice long beard, then he may need a beard grooming kit. He might not even think to buy something like this for himself, so it’s a great gift to give!
14. Kabob Baskets
These are great for the grandpa that loves to fire up the grill! These kabob baskets make grilling SO much easier. Throw your veggies in the baskets and grill away.
15. Fun Socks
If your grandpa loves to show a little pop of color, then try getting him a pair of fun socks! Grandpas love to surprise people with something funky, like a uniquely patterned sock.
For Both of Them
Here is one of our favorite grandparent Christmas gifts. We have all been in the predicament of not being able to find our keys! They always end up in the strangest places. These key finders will allow you to ping your keys! Your grandparents will never have to worry about misplacing their keys again.
2. Record Player
This may be a very nostalgic gift for them! It would be super fun to gift your grandparents a record player. They can play all their favorite classics just like the good ole days.
3. Fire 7 Tablet
If your grandparents are new to technology, then getting them a starter tablet is a good gift. You can show them how to download audiobooks and podcasts or even puzzle games. This tablet is especially a good gift because it’s under $50!
4. Roku Streaming Stick
This is my go-to gift this year. It’s perfect for those people who need to be introduced to the power of streaming all your favorite shows. Get your grandparents up to do with a Roku streaming stick.
5. His and Her Mugs
This idea is so cute. Mugs are always a great gift because I know so many people who love having a good mug collection!
6. Neck Massager
Watch out. Here’s one of our grandparent Christmas gifts that might be a little too hard to share! A neck massager is a perfect gift to give them. It’s time for some relief from those aching muscles.
7. Digital Slide Show Frame
There is nothing grandparents love more than seeing photos of their family. This digital slideshow frame is a very sentimental gift you can get for them. They will absolutely love it.
8. Letters to My Grandchild
Here are another one of our sentimental grandparent Christmas gifts! If you and your grandparents are super close, you should try gifting them this cute letter book. That way you can write to each other back and forth. And then when your grandparents are no longer around, you will have letters to keep their memory.
9. Our Moments Game
This is a game that the whole family could get in on! It’s a great way to dig deep and get to know each other. I think it’s imperative to get to know our grandparents in ways we haven’t before!
10. Photo Holder
Once again, here’s another of our sentimental grandparent Christmas gifts. A cute little photo frame with the grandkid’s pictures in it is an adorable gift idea.
11. Funny Beer and Wine Glass Set
Puzzles are great gifts for grandparents to work on together. If your grandparents are super into doing puzzles, you have to get them a new one to work on!
13. Heated Blanket
Now here’s a great gift especially for the colder months. A heated blanket is a literal lifesaver when you live in a place that gets super cold in the wintertime. They will be so appreciative of this gift.
14. Cast Iron Skillet
Chances are your grandparents already have one of these. If they don’t, this one is a MUST. They can cook all their favorite and all YOUR favorites in this skillet!
15. Fitness Tracker
When I was younger, I remember my grandma walking around the house with her pedometer on. She always needs to make sure she has her 10,000 steps in! Now, fitness trackers are really inexpensive and easy to use. Your grandparents could benefit a lot from wearing these around.
16. Ice Cream Maker
This is one of our personal favorite grandparent Christmas Gifts! How adorable is this little ice cream maker? This creates a fun activity for grandma and grandpa to do together.
17. Yankee Candle
Everyone loves the smell of a nicely scented candle. A candle makes for an easy gift for a grandparent because you can’t really go wrong with this one.
18. Mortar and Pestle
This is a fun one! Chances are your grandparents don’t actually have this in their kitchen. A mortar and pestle can open your horizons on what’s possible in the kitchen. From grinding coffee beans to making pesto, tt will be fun for them to use!
19. Scratch the World Map
Here is a Christmas gift for grandparents that love to travel. They can memorialize each trip by scratching the place off the map! I love a gift that’s interactive.
20. Photo Album
Here’s a fun one! Fill up a photo album with family photos and fun memories. Your grandparents will love looking back on the years to see how much their family has grown.
21. Weighted Blanket
If your grandparents haven’t been exposed to the glory of a weighted blanket, then you can be the first one to show them. The comfort and coziness these blankets provide are amazing.
22. Chess Set
This gift is for the grandparents who love a good game of chess. The best part is this two-player game is perfect for them to play together!
23. Charging Hub
This gift is for the grandparents that are up to date on all the technology! Grab them this charging hub where they can plug all of their electronics in at the end of the day.
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