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53 heartwarming gifts for Grandma that'll make her feel special this Mother's Day

Solidify your status as her favorite grandkid.
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To help you find the perfect present before the big day rolls around we created a list of unique Mother's Day gift ideas that any Nana would love to receive on her special day.

From sentimental jewelry to trendy kitchen gadgets, there's bound to be something on our list to make her smile. Best of all, these picks will arrive at her doorstep just in time for Mother's Day weekend (which is less than a week away!).

Bestsellers | More Mother's Day gifts we love

Mother's Day bestsellers for Grandma

Alex and Ani Grandma, 'Wise + Warm' Charm Bracelet

Gift your grandma this charm bracelet from Alex and Ani that has a sweet message on the back that will make her feel just as special as she makes you feel. Even better, Shop TODAY readers can score 35% off sitewide through May 10 using the code TODAY35!

Bird Feeder

This bird feeder is the ideal gift idea is she who appreciates watching beautiful nature up close and gardening is her favorite hobby.

Candle Holder Statue

Warm their heart with this bestselling candle holder. One shopper raved, "I gifted my mom this and it brought tears to her eyes. Reminded both of us when I was younger and how our bond is even stronger!"

"How to Babysit a Grandma," by Jean Reagan

This adorable book — which has almost five stars on Amazon — is a fun way to celebrate the special bond between a grandma and her grandchildren.

Knock Knock What I Love About Grandma Journal

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

Best Mother's Day gifts for Grandma

Primitives by Kathy Dish Towel

This is a cute dish towel that has her name all over it — literally. It's a personalized touch that will make her smile every time she's cooking up a storm.

Our Family Recipes Journal

Pass down family recipes for generations to come with this journal divided into six recipe categories. The journal also includes pages measurement equivalents, substitution suggestions, kitchen tips, a glossary of cooking terms and more.

"Grandma I Can't Wait to Meet You" Sonogram Photo Frame

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!

The First-Time Grandmother's Journal

For the grandma whose celebrating her first Mother's Day with the coveted title, this must-have journal includes prompts to help you prepare for the baby's arrival, pages for keepsakes and special moments and prompts to help celebrate and bond with the baby.

"I am anxiously awaiting the birth of my first grandbaby in a few weeks and cannot wait to begin filling in these memory/guidance/love pages for him/her. I never had grandparents and wish I could have had something like this as a memento from them. Already bought one for a friend and will buy one for my co-grandma-to-be as well," one shopper noted.

Personalized Coffee Spoon

For the coffee lover, this personalized spoon is a thoughtful way to your appreciate this Mother's Day.

"The Golden Girls" Cookbook

Fans of the hit show "The Golden Girls" will savor this cookbook featuring over 90 recipes inspired by the adored classic and characters.

"This is a great cookbook for any Golden Girls fan. You are able to cook easy to follow recipes, and dishes by the golden girl you feel like that day. if you are feeling spicy like Blanche then just go to her chapter and pick a recipe. Great cookbook and recipes have been a huge success!" said one Amazon shopper who gave it five stars.

"Magnolia Table Volume 2" by Joanna Gaines

Joanna Gaines' cookbook is also great for the grandmother who loves to spend time in the kitchen. It's filled with tasty recipes including a mushroom gruyére quiche, pumpkin cream cheese bread and more.

Photo Gallery Wall Calendar

Some of the best gifts are ones that have a personalized touch. This photo calendar gives your loved one a special way to cherish moments from the past.

"We love our photo gallery calendar," said one shopper. "It's a fun way to share family events and all the things happening throughout the month. I highly recommend the calendar to remember fun times from the year before and keep up with the current events."

Chicago Metallic Non-Stick Split Decision Pie Pan

With this nifty pan, Grandma can make two of her (or 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.

Shinery Radiance Jewelry Wash

Gifting jewelry this Mother's Day? Pair it with this jewelry wash, which made an appearance on Oprah's Favorite Things list in 2022. This two-in-one jewelry wash not only cleans and shines accessories easily, it's also safe to use on all pieces and gentle enough for daily use, according to the brand.

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.

Grandma Spoiling Grandkids Mug

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

See's Candies Spring in Bloom Keepsake Tin

Who doesn't love a box of Mother's Day chocolates from an iconic sweets shop? This limited edition, spring-themed box includes an assortment of milk, dark and white chocolate truffles.

Eyeglasses Holder

This functional holder makes keeping up with your glasses easier and accessible on their desk at work or nightstand.

Reading Glasses

If she spends hours with her head in a book or in front of a screen at work, gift her these stylish reading glasses her eyes will thank you for.

With a strong rating on Amazon, one shopper said, "I liked them so much, I ordered two more. One of my colleagues saw me on a Zoom meeting with them on, and she liked them so much, she asked me where I got them, and ordered a pair for herself. Highly recommend if you want reading glasses that feel as expensive as if you got them through an optical store but for an easy, breezy price!"

La Chatelaine Hand Cream Trio

You can never go wrong with gifting a gift set! This hand cream trio comes in a variety of colors and scents grandma can use year-round.

Birth Month Flower Personalized Outdoor Throw Pillow

With this thoughtful and cozy throw pillow, your grandma can decorate her home with all of her grandchildren's names and birthdays beautifully commemorated with their birth month flowers. You can customize this item with up to eight names, plus you can save 25% off sitewide using the code TODAY25 at checkout through May 10.

Shutterfly Fleece Photo Blanket

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

Farm Fresh Spa Experience Tin

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.

Wallet Case Crossbody

If she always lays her phone around and forget where she put it, gift her this crossbody that she can use on vacations or to run errands. One Amazon shopper raved, "This phone holder with wallet keeps everything I need to have with me always close. I never have to worry about putting it down and forgetting it. The wallet holds my ID, credit cards, business cards and money."

Tea Drop Sampler

If she starts or ends her day with a cup of tea, this sampler is the perfect gift. Choose from a sweetened sampler that includes five of the following flavors: Citrus Ginger, Blueberry Açai, Matcha Green Tea, Rose Earl Grey and Sweet Peppermint Tea.

Dear Ava Nana Necklace

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.

Mark and Mantel Handwritten Recipe Cutting Board

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.

Soma Cross Slide Slipper

Grandma will feel like she is walking on clouds in these faux fur slippers. Aside from being cushy and supportive, the criss-cross design will easily add a modern flair to her sleepwear collection.

Rifle Paper Co. Tin Recipe Box

Help Grandma keep her recipes organized with this colorful box. It comes complete with 12 dividers and 24 recipe cards. To spark some extra joy, score 25% off your entire purchase on the brand's site through May 10 using the code TODAY25!

Metal Family Tree with Hanging Photo Frames

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.

Soho Floral Arts Roses in A Box

Nothing says "I love you" more than a bouquet of flowers. Show your appreciation and gift the gift of preserved roses that can last for several Mother's Days. This chic box of roses comes in four colors to choose from and requires zero maintenance.

Sunbeam Heating Pad

Give the gift of relaxation this Mother's Day with this heating pad that targets large muscle groups and soothe common muscle and joint pain.

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.

Crocs Classic Clog

Nobody can resist the comfort that comes from Crocs. Make sure she's keeping her tootsies feeling great by getting her a pair in her favorite color. (There's over two dozen hues to choose from, so you really can't go wrong.)

Gourmet Gift Baskets French Macarons Variety Gift Box

Who wouldn't want a tasty gift basket for Mother's Day? This one from Gourmet Gift Baskets comes with a set of pastel-colored macarons perfect for spring.

Uncommon Goods Grilling Spice Blend

If your grandma knows her way around a grill, she'll love this spice blend set. This seasoning kit has four different blends made up of ingredients from farms around the world and inspired by global flavors.

Grandma's Getaway Bag

This bestselling getaway tote will be sure to put a grin on Grandma's face. She will be reminded of how much you value and love her every time she uses the personalized bag.

Pink Picasso Happily Hydrangea Kit

Who says paint by numbers has to be for kids? This adult kit from Pink Picasso is perfect for the artsy grams. P.S. She may recognize the brand if she's a fan of "Shark Tank"!

Grandma's Personalized Garden Plate

She's going to be in awe when she sees this personalized plate filled with her favorite flowers. Shop TODAY editorial assistant Sierra Hoeger is a big fan of this gift, noting, "One of my aunts gifted a version of this plate to my grandma one year for Mother's Day! With 13 grandchildren, it's a good way to incorporate us all into a gift she can cherish!"

Vera Bradley Casserole Carrier

If your grandma is anything like mine, they hold the torch for best cook in the family. Give her the gift to transport her iconic dishes in style with this casserole carrier from Vera Bradley. According to the brand, it can hold most standard casserole dishes, keeps food warm with heat-resistant lining and is available in eight colorful patterns.

Royal Craft Wood Luxury Bathtub Caddy Tray

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.

L'Oreal Paris Revitalift Triple Power Anti-Aging Face Moisturizer & Hyaluronic Acid Face Serum

Treat her skin with this skin care set duo that includes hyaluronic acid facial serum with vitamin C to hydrate and re-plump, along with triple power moisturizer with anti-aging properties to reduce wrinkles, firm and brighten skin, according to the brand.

"I’m always a little skeptical of anti-aging promises but I definitely noticed a difference most noticeably in 2 weeks of use. Diminished wrinkles and moisturized my skin immediately. Wears great under makeup and not greasy! Go for it. You won’t regret it," said one shopper.

Cashmere Silk Scarf

This lightweight shawl comes in eight colors for the special lady on your list and instantly elevates an outfit. One shopper noted, "I love this scarf! It is the perfect accessory on a chilly evening in the spring/summer and helps keep you toasty warm when paired with a coat in the fall/winter."

1-800-Flowers Herb Garden Trio

This herb garden would look good in any home. The micro 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. Use the code TODAY25 at checkout to score 25% off!

L.L. Bean Women's Cozy PJ Set

She'll love getting cozy in this pajama set from L.L. Bean. Available in regular, petite, plus and tall sizes, it's made with 100 percent cotton that's equally soft and breathable, making sleeping throughout the warmer months much more comfortable.

UrbanStems "The Finesse" Bouquet

Sometimes less is more. These beautiful Mother's Day flowers from UrbanStems is the perfect gesture to let your grandmother know just how much you mean to her.

Lancôme Rénergie Eye Cream

This anti-aging eye cream aims to deflate puffy eye bags, lower dark circles, offer long-lasting moisture and is formulated with buzzy ingredients like caffeine, hyaluronic acid and linseed extract.

New Balance Fresh Foam Cruzv1 Reissue

Set her up for successful strolling with a supportive pair of walking sneakers from New Balance. Available in five neutral colors and sizes (standard and wide) up to 12, these kicks feature the brand's Fresh Foam midsole technology for stable, comfortable strides.

Black + Decker Crisp 'N Bake Air Fry Toaster Oven

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

Barefoot Dreams CozyChic Throw Blanket

This seriously luxe throw blanket will have Granny relaxing in no time. 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.

Béis The Convertible Weekender

Whether she enjoys long weekends with her gal pals or planning visits to see her grandkids, she'll appreciate a roomy carry-on for her future travels.

Cricut Joy Machine

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.