36 heartwarming gifts to make Grandma feel special on Mother’s Day

Angela R. James

Whether you call her Grammy, Nana or Mimi, Grandma deserves to feel special on Mother’s Day too. Even though a family gathering is likely not happening since most of us are social distancing these days, you can still send a thoughtful Mother’s Day gift right to her doorstep.

To help you find the perfect present, we created a list of Mother’s Day gift ideas for Grandma that any Nana would love to receive on her special day. Whether she’s a home chef or loves to collect jewelry, there’s bound to be something on our list to make her smile.

1. Dear Ava Nana Necklace

Dear Ava Nana Necklace

Dear Ava Nana Necklace $42.00 at Dear Ava

There’s nothing like a bond between a grandmother, mother, and granddaughter. To honor that special relationship, gift Grandma this sweet symbolic necklace from Dear Ava. It’s simple but beautiful and something she’ll wear every day.

2. Shutterfly Fleece Photo Blanket

Shutterfly Fleece Photo Blanket

Shutterfly Fleece Photo Blanket $71.98 at Shutterfly

Your grandmother will love wrapping herself in this custom fleece photo blanket filled with images of all of her grandchildren and kids.

3. UrbanStems “The Finesse” Bouquet

UrbanStems “The Finesse” Bouquet

UrbanStems “The Finesse” Bouquet $80.00 at UrbanStems

Sometimes less is more. This beautiful bouquet from UrbanStems is the perfect gesture to let your Grandmother know just how much you mean to her on Mother’s Day.

4. Cheryl’s Cookies Buttercream Frosted Cookie Flowers

Cheryl’s Cookies Buttercream Frosted Cookie Flowers

Cheryl’s Cookies Buttercream Frosted Cookie Flowers $49.99 at Cheryl’s Cookies

If she has a sweet tooth, this cookie bouquet is a fun alternative. These buttercream frosted cookie flowers from Cheryl’s are just as tasty as they look. They come with artificial stems to resemble a real bouquet of flowers and come delivered in a pretty gift box.

5. Knock Knock What I Love About Grandma Journal

Knock Knock What I Love About Grandma Journal

Knock Knock What I Love About Grandma Journal
Knock Knock What I Love About Grandma Journal

Knock Knock What I Love About Grandma Journal $10.00 at Knock Knock

One budget-friendly way you can let Grandma know just how much you love her is with this clever “fill-in-the-love” journal.

6. Personalized Throw Pillow with Grandchildren’s Names

Personalized Throw Pillow with Grandchildren’s Names

Personalized Throw Pillow with Grandchildren's Names (Amazon / Amazon)
Personalized Throw Pillow with Grandchildren’s Names (Amazon / Amazon)

Personalized Throw Pillow with Grandchildren’s Names $19.99 at Amazon

With this thoughtful and cozy throw pillow, your grandma can decorate her home with all of her grandchildren’s names. You can customize this item with up to 15 names and four different fonts.

7. Custom Engraved Family Recipe Cutting Board

Custom Engraved Family Recipe Cutting Board

Custom Engraved Family Recipe Cutting Board $50.00 at Etsy

An extra touching gift is this custom cutting board that you can have one of your most sacred family recipes engraved onto. Plus, it’s a great way to thank her for all those delicious meals Grandma has cooked for you over the years.

8. Grandma Spoiling Grandkids Mug

Grandma Spoiling Grandkids Mug

Grandma Spoiling Grandkids Mug $12.75 at Etsy

This snarky but cute mug is bound to make her laugh when she sips her morning coffee or tea.

9. Alex And Ani Customizable Pull Chain Bracelet

Alex And Ani Customizable Pull Chain Bracelet 

Alex And Ani Customizable Pull Chain Bracelet ??
Alex And Ani Customizable Pull Chain Bracelet ??

Alex And Ani Customizable Pull Chain Bracelet  $48.00 at Alex and Ani

Gift your grandma this customizable pull chain bracelet from Alex and Ani and fill it charms representing the initials of all of her grandchildren.

10. Rifle Paper Co. Tin Recipe Box

Rifle Paper Co. Tin Recipe Box

  • Rifle Paper Co. Tin Recipe Box $38.00 at Anthropologie

  • Rifle Paper Co. Tin Recipe Box $36.00 at Amazon

  • Rifle Paper Co. Tin Recipe Box $34.00 at Nordstrom

Help Grandma keep her recipes organized with this colorful box. It comes complete with 12 dividers and 24 recipe cards.

11. “Magnolia Table Volume 2” by Joanna Gaines

“Magnolia Table Volume 2” by Joanna Gaines

"Magnolia Table Volume 2" by Joanna Gaines (Amazon / Amazon)
“Magnolia Table Volume 2” by Joanna Gaines (Amazon / Amazon)
  • “Magnolia Table Volume 2” by Joanna Gaines $21.00 at Amazon

  • “Magnolia Table Volume 2” by Joanna Gaines $21.00 at Walmart

  • “Magnolia Table Volume 2” by Joanna Gaines $24.50 at Joann

Joanna Gaines’ newest book is also great for the grandmother who loves to cook. It’s filled with tasty recipes including a mushroom gruyére quiche, pumpkin cream cheese bread and more.

12.1-800 Flowers Herb Garden Trio

1-800 Flowers Herb Garden Trio

1-800 Flowers Herb Garden Trio
1-800 Flowers Herb Garden Trio

1-800 Flowers Herb Garden Trio $39.99 at 1800flowers.com

This herb garden would look good in any home. The small garden from 1-800 Flowers is super easy to use, even if she doesn’t have a green thumb. It comes with oregano, parsley and thyme and arrives inside a keepsake wooden “Fresh Herbs” planter with the quaint charm of a farmer’s market stand.

13. Lilly Pulitzer Wine Bag

Lilly Pulitzer Wine Bag

This wine bag from Lilly Pulitzer is a necessity for backyard barbecue season. It’s colorful and can fit up to four bottles of wine inside the insulated interior.

14. Longchamp Le Pliage Club Tote

Longchamp Le Pliage Club Tote

Longchamp bags are classic, durable and would make a great addition to anyone’s closet. This minimalist bag has over 400 raving reviews on Bloomingdale’s website for a reason. It’s easy to carry, lightweight and incredibly easy to clean.

15. Chicago Metallic Non-Stick Split Decision Pie Pan

Chicago Metallic Non-Stick Split Decision Pie Pan

Chicago Metallic Non-Stick Split Decision Pie Pan (Amazon / Amazon)
Chicago Metallic Non-Stick Split Decision Pie Pan (Amazon / Amazon)
  • Chicago Metallic Non-Stick Split Decision Pie Pan $12.89 at Amazon

  • Chicago Metallic Non-Stick Split Decision Pie Pan $23.69 at Walmart

With this nifty pan, Grandma can make two of your favorite pies at once! The non-stick split pie pan allows her to make one pie, half of a pie or two half pies.

16. UncommonGoods Global Chili & Stew Seasoning Kit

UncommonGoods Global Chili & Stew Seasoning Kit

UncommonGoods Global Chili & Stew Seasoning Kit
UncommonGoods Global Chili & Stew Seasoning Kit

UncommonGoods Global Chili & Stew Seasoning Kit $38.00 at UncommonGoods

If she enjoys experimenting in the kitchen and creating meals inspired by different countries, she’ll love this gift. This global chili and stew seasoning kit from UncommonGoods has 15 tins of herbs and spices from all around the world.

17. Soma Short Sleeve Pajama Set

Soma Short Sleeve Pajama Set

Soma Short Sleeve Pajama Set $49.00 at Soma

She’ll love getting cozy in this pajama set from Soma. The lightweight material is designed to keep her cool and comfortable at night, which is great for the warmer months ahead.

18. Godiva Mother’s Day Chocolate Assortment Box

Godiva Mother’s Day Chocolate Assortment Box

Godiva Mother’s Day Chocolate Assortment Box $59.95 at Godiva

Who doesn’t love a box of chocolates? This limited edition spring-themed chocolate box includes an assortment of flavors like peach sorbet and white chocolate hazelnut.

19. Clarisonic Mia Smart Anti-Aging and Cleansing Device

Clarisonic Mia Smart Anti-Aging and Cleansing Device

Clarisonic Mia Smart Anti-Aging and Cleansing Device $169.00 at Ulta

Skin care is super important, no matter how old you are. One way you can help your grandma keep her complexion healthy and radiant is with this popular Clarisonic facial cleansing brush.

20. Farm Fresh Spa Experience Tin

Farm Fresh Spa Experience Tin

Farm Fresh Spa Experience Tin (UncommonGoods)
Farm Fresh Spa Experience Tin (UncommonGoods)

Farm Fresh Spa Experience Tin $32.00 at UncommonGoods

Even grandmothers need a spa day sometimes — and now you can help her create one in her very own home. This “farm fresh” gift set is made in Alabama and comes with products made with soothing goat’s milk, calming lavender, and nourishing shea butter.

21.Royal Craft Wood Luxury Bathtub Caddy Tray

Royal Craft Wood Luxury Bathtub Caddy Tray

Royal Craft Wood Luxury Bathtub Caddy Tray $46.97 at Amazon

Another thoughtful gift to help her relax is this wooden bathtub caddy tray which holds a glass of wine and her favorite book while she decompresses and enjoys a warm bath.

22. Primitives by Kathy Dish Towel

Primitives by Kathy Dish Towel

Primitives by Kathy Dish Towel (Amazon / Amazon)
Primitives by Kathy Dish Towel (Amazon / Amazon)

Primitives by Kathy Dish Towel $9.99 at Amazon

Whether you call her Grandma, Mimi, or Nana, there’s a cute dish towel that has her name all over. It’s a personalized touch that will make her smile every time she’s in the kitchen.

23. “How to Babysit a Grandma,” by Jean Reagan

“How to Babysit a Grandma” by Jean Reagan

"How to Babysit a Grandma" by Jean Reagan (Amazon / Amazon)
“How to Babysit a Grandma” by Jean Reagan (Amazon / Amazon)
  • “How to Babysit a Grandma” by Jean Reagan $9.67 at Amazon

  • “How to Babysit a Grandma” by Jean Reagan $9.67 at Walmart

  • “How to Babysit a Grandma” by Jean Reagan $8.99 at Kohl’s

This bestselling book on Amazon is a fun way to celebrate the special bond between a grandma and her grandchildren.

24. French Vanilla Yankee Candle

French Vanilla Yankee Candle

Do you love how it always smells at your Granny’s house? This large French vanilla candle from Yankee Candle that can burn for up to 150 hours and would make a great addition to her candle collection.

25. Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera

Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera

Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera (Amazon / Amazon)
Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera (Amazon / Amazon)
  • Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera $54.88 at Amazon

  • Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera $69.00 at Urban Outfitters

  • Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera $69.99 at Kohl’s

Even though we’re so used to taking photos on our phones, sometimes it’s nice to have a physical copy, too. With this Fujifilm camera, she can keep physical copies of her favorite pictures no matter where she goes.

26. Cricut Joy Machine

Cricut Joy Machine

Cricut Joy Machine (Amazon / Amazon)
Cricut Joy Machine (Amazon / Amazon)
  • Cricut Joy Machine $179.00 at Amazon

  • Cricut Joy Machine $179.99 at Cricut

  • Cricut Joy Machine $179.99 at Zulily

Does your grandma love to craft and do DIY projects? If so, she needs this nifty machine. The Cricut Joy is a drawing and label-making device that utilizes an app so you can design and craft anything you want from vinyl to fabric.

27. Yeeqin Grandmother, Granddaughter Forever Bracelet

Yeeqin Grandmother, Granddaughter Forever Bracelet

Yeequin Grandmother, Granddaughter Forever Bracelet (Amazon / Amazon)
Yeequin Grandmother, Granddaughter Forever Bracelet (Amazon / Amazon)

Yeeqin Grandmother, Granddaughter Forever Bracelet $9.99 at Amazon

If you and your Grandma are best friends, she’ll love this sentimental bracelet that highlights an infinite relationship between a grandmother and her granddaughter.

28. Black + Decker Crisp ‘N Bake Air Fry Toaster Oven

Black + Decker Crisp ‘N Bake Air Fry Toaster Oven

Black + Decker Crisp ‘N Bake Air Fry Toaster Oven $89.99 at Bed Bath & Beyond

If she loves to cook, this is a kitchen essential she needs in her life. The air-frying toaster quickly circulated hot air to fry your favorite foods without all the excess oil. So that means grandma can whip up french fries, pizza and more.

29. Metal Family Tree with Hanging Photo Frames

Metal Family Tree with Hanging Photo Frames

Metal Family Tree with Hanging Photo Frames (Amazon / Amazon)
Metal Family Tree with Hanging Photo Frames (Amazon / Amazon)

Metal Family Tree with Hanging Photo Frames $32.99 at Amazon

This bronze metal family tree is the perfect way for Grandma to admire her beautiful family. It lets you hang photos of her loved ones right on the branches to be displayed anywhere in her home.

30. Emu Australia Women’s Mayberry Slipper

Emu Australia Women’s Mayberry Slipper

EMU Australia Women's Mayberry Slipper (Amazon / Amazon)
EMU Australia Women’s Mayberry Slipper (Amazon / Amazon)

Emu Australia Women’s Mayberry Slipper $59.95 at Amazon

Grandma will feel like she is walking on clouds in these sheepskin slippers. A rubber outsole provides support and they come in many colors like baby blue, black, red, grey, and more.

31. The “Golden Girls” Mini Magnet Set

The Golden Girls Mini Magnet Set

The Golden Girls Mini Magnet Set
The Golden Girls Mini Magnet Set

The Golden Girls Mini Magnet Set $10.00 at AlwaysFits

If she’s a fan of “Golden Girls,” this illustrated magnet set is cute, funny, budget-friendly and would look great on her fridge.

32. Homesick State Candle

Homesick State Candle

Homesick State Candle
Homesick State Candle

If your grandmother is always talking about her childhood in Texas (or anywhere in the U.S.), she’ll love this Homesick state candle. It has 60 to 80 hours of burn time, is made with soy wax and comes in many cities and states to help her reminisce.

33. Barefoot Dreams Cozy Chic Throw Blanket

Barefoot Dreams Cozy Chic Throw Blanket

Barefoot Dreams Cozy Chic Throw Blanket (Amazon / Amazon)
Barefoot Dreams Cozy Chic Throw Blanket (Amazon / Amazon)

Barefoot Dreams Cozy Chic Throw Blanket $146.50 at Amazon

This cloud-like throw blanket will have Granny relaxing in no time. The Barefoot Dreams CozyChic blankets are great because the fabric doesn’t shrink, pill or wrinkle, which makes it perfect for snuggling up on the couch for a movie or a family Zoom call.

34.“Grandma I Can’t Wait to Meet You” Sonogram Photo Frame

“Grandma I Can’t Wait to Meet You” Sonogram Photo Frame

“Grandma I Can’t Wait to Meet You” Sonogram Photo Frame $12.99 at BuyBuyBaby

If your family is expecting a baby, announcing it on Mother’s Day could be the best gift of all for a grandmother-to-be!

35. 1-800 Baskets Mother’s Day Treats Gift Basket

1-800 Baskets Mother’s Day Treats Gift Basket

1-800 Baskets Mother's Day Treats Gift Basket
1-800 Baskets Mother’s Day Treats Gift Basket

1-800 Baskets Mother’s Day Treats Gift Basket $49.99 at 1800baskets.com

Who wouldn’t want a gift basket full of tasty treats? This one from 1-800 Baskets comes with English breakfast tea, dark chocolate, wafers, shortbread and more.

36. Minted Custom Photo Calendar

Minted Custom Photo Calendar

Minted Custom Photo Calendar $39.00 at Minted

Turn sweet photos into a gift your grandmother will use for the entire year. Each month, she’ll be reminded of all the fun memories you and your family have created over the years.

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