25 of the best gifts for grandma she’ll love in 2021
Whether you’re lucky enough to be spending the holidays at Grandma’s this year or need to get things done virtually, now is a good time to start shopping: Between Concerns in the supply chain and early Black Friday deals already in progress, buying gifts will help you save money and ensure your gifts arrive on time. If you’re not even sure where to start looking for a gift for grandma, we’re here to help. From baking paraphernalia to the latest (grandma-approved) technology, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite gift options for all types of grandmas that we think Select readers will enjoy too.
The best gifts for grandma in 2021
To help you find the best gifts for your grandmother, we used Select’s expert advice on items like electric blankets, kitchen accessories and other highly rated items.
This versatile pack relieves aches and pains and relaxes you with the scent of lavender, according to the brand. You can either microwave it for 90 seconds for warm relief or chill it in the freezer for a refreshing feeling. At 2 pounds, it’s relatively light for a manageable print.
For the nature-loving grandma, a clear bird feeder could warm her heart. Unlike normal bird feeders that hang from a tree, this acrylic feeder conveniently sticks to the window of your choice so you can watch the birds come and go from your favorite chair. It holds 3 cups of birdseed so doesn’t need to be topped up as often as smaller options.
This timeless tennis bracelet is delicate enough for everyday wear and glittering enough for special occasions. It has a larger center stone surrounded by a zirconia halo and, according to the brand, has a lobster clasp for easy opening and closing.
Help her transform her bathroom into a relaxing and therapeutic spa oasis with this powerful shower head. Both with a fixed bracket and with handheld options that can be operated separately or simultaneously, this shower system offers a total of 12 spray types. The brand claims that the massage function helps relieve muscle tension, promote restful sleep, and increase flexibility. It has a 4.7-star rating from over 3,800 reviews on Amazon.
London Fog quilted jacket
With an oversized hood, two side pockets and a snap fastener and zip, this jacket will keep grandma warm and comfortable through the cold winter months. It is available in four fall colors, including Wine and Olive.
Stonewall Kitchen Favorites gift basket
Grandmas often need new spreads and dips to keep their friends and family entertained. From crackers to dressing to syrup, this gift basket is filled with Stone Kitchen’s best sellers and could please all types of guests. The supplied wooden basket can also be used as a picnic basket in the summer months.
If she loves coloring and prefers to write down her appointments and family birthdays, this planner could be a great gift option. Depending on the brand, the weekly pages offer enough space to note down important dates, appointments and more. Gift it with a set of new colored pencils and a sharpener so she can start on January 1st.
This electric blanket uses Secure Comfort Technology to automatically adjust its temperature to the ambient temperature of the room. It’s machine washable and comes in a variety of sizes and colors, including sapphire, tan, garnet, and gray. The Bed Bath & Beyond has an average rating of 4.3 stars from 56 reviews.
Fitness equipment under the desk is now popular with do-it-yourselfers and seniors can also get their blood pumping Studies have shown. Eight levels of magnetic resistance give her the flexibility to customize her workout, while the quiet belt drive doesn’t distract her with noises, according to the brand.
Why go out for an ice cream with the grandchildren when it can be a fun bonding experience at home? This ice cream maker can make your favorite frozen yogurt or ice cream in just 20 minutes, depending on the brand – all you have to do is enter the ingredients and press a button to get things going. It can produce up to 1.5 liters of ice cream, frozen yogurt or sorbet and the double-insulated freezer bowl makes ice superfluous.
Tile Mate tracker
Help her keep track of her keys and wallet with a tile tracker. The small device can be found either via their smartphone or a voice-activated system such as Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant – it makes a loud ringing sound that the user has to follow to find their missing item. If her phone is missing, she can double-click the logo on the Tile device and her phone will ring.
This cute throw pillow is a unique way to show that she has grandchildren who love her. It can be displayed on a couch, bed, or reading corner for everyone to enjoy. It’s also fully customizable: it can hold more than 12 names, and the fabric and font colors can be changed as you see fit. This can be bought as a full pillow or simply as a cover to cover an existing pillow.
For the tech-savvy grandma who still loves sticking important photos on the fridge, this instant photo printer could be a gift she’ll love. The pocket-sized printer prints 4×6 photos directly from your smartphone and comes with an ink cartridge and 10 photo sheets to get you started. It can be used either plugged in or wirelessly.
If grandma is a coffee fanatic and loves her K-cup machine, help her display and organize her favorite pads in style. As a practical, rotating device, this carousel holds 35 cups and should fit seamlessly into any kitchen decor that already has it. At 13 inches tall, it’s roughly the same size as a paper towel holder, so it shouldn’t take up too much counter space.
Fitbit Charge 5 activity tracker
The latest version of Fitbit, this activity tracker includes metrics like health information, an EKG app for heart health, and a built-in GPS. According to the brand, it can charge for up to a week so they don’t have to worry about always remembering to plug it in. It is also available in three stylish colors: black with graphite stainless steel, moon white with soft gold stainless steel and steel blue with platinum stainless steel.
Parachute Classic Turkish cotton robe
Give comfort and relaxation with a fluffy bathrobe that you can wear all over the house. From Parachute, a brand known for their bedding, this robe features two front pockets, a wraparound tie, and a thick collar. The cotton robe has an average rating of 4.2 stars from over 2,200 reviews on Parachute.
Sugarfina candy bento box
With delicacies such as sea salt caramels, espresso martini drops and Sugarfina’s famous champagne bears, the individual boxes in this Christmas candy box are small enough to toss in your handbag for snacking on the go. She might even share with you if you’re lucky.
A unique letter writing set, this gift is one of Oprah’s favorite things for 2021. The box contains 20 note cards with a different life theme, such as falling in love, friendship or family. The recipient is encouraged to write their life experiences and reflections on each subject on the cards and then gift the entire box to a grandchild when the time is right.
If your fondest memories are in the kitchen with Grandma, every time she puts on this apron, she can be reminded of you and all those fun times together. The words and colors are customizable so she really feels like you made it just for her.
This little air purifier from popular kitchen brand Instant Pot makes a great gift to keep around the house. The brand claims that this device and HEPA filter remove 99.9 percent of viruses in the air, as well as allergens, smoke, and bacteria.
Williams Sonoma Silicone Perfect Pie Crust Mold
Help her improve her baking game with these exclusive Williams Sonoma silicone cake pans. With five grid patterns ranging from herringbone to plait to wickerwork, your cakes look as good as they taste.
Estee Lauder Firm + Glow Skincare Treats
This travel kit contains a cleanser, serum, face and eye cream, many of the most important things that make up a typical night routine. With ingredients like moringa oleifera seed extract and hyaluronic acid, this quartet helps moisturize, brighten and rejuvenate the skin, according to the brand.
Photo gallery collage portrait puzzle
Create a personalized grandma family portrait jigsaw puzzle that you can complete with up to 17 of your favorite family photos. The final product would not only look great if framed over her coat, it would look noisy Baylor College of Medicine, puzzle solving also has many health benefits, such as training the brain, calming the body, and improving motor skills. The sizes range from 60 pieces to over 1,000 pieces.
Bombas women’s compression socks for everyday use
Available in seven different color options such as Cotton Candy, Dark Fig and Blue Lagoon, these compression socks are great for everyday walks, travel or just hanging out. According to the brand, they support both legs and feet. For every pair of socks sold, the brand donates one pair to a homeless shelter, so this is also a gift that gives back.
Ring video doorbell 4
New for 2021, the Ring Video Doorbell 4 works with Alexa, has a rechargeable battery and night vision function for nighttime visitors. The new feature called Pre-Roll is just that: a few extra seconds that are recorded before the motion detector kicks in. With the app, she can see who is at her door without leaving the couch and talk to whoever is outside. Enhance your gift by offering to set it up for her and teaching her how to use it.