27 unique gift ideas for Grandma

It often seems like grandmas (and grandpas) have pretty much everything they could possibly want ... so they can be hard to shop for.

To make it easier to find that perfect grandmother-approved gift, we've rounded up unique gift ideas and put together this list of the best gifts ever for the best grandmothers ever.

From cozy slippers to a tray that makes baths more relaxing, we (and now you!) have Grandma covered for every future birthday and holiday.

When we release our 2018 gift guides, we make sure all prices are current. But, prices change frequently (yay, deals!), so there’s a chance the prices are now different than they were the day of publication.

Gifts for grandma

  • 1. Knock Knock What I Love About Grandma Journal, $10, Amazon

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Knock Knock What I Love About Grandma journal

Also available at Knock Knock .

Let Grandma know just how much you love her with this clever "fill-in-the-love" journal. Creating a personalized keepsake has never been so easy or adorable.

  • 2. Emu Australia Women's Mayberry Slipper, $60, Amazon

EMU Australia Women's Mayberry Slipper

Grandma will feel like she is walking on sunshine in these sheepskin slippers. A rubber outsole provides support and they come in fabulous colors!

  • 3. Longchamp 'Large Le Pliage' Tote, $145, Nordstrom

Longchamp 'Large Le Pliage' Tote

Also available at Bloomingdale's .

This staple Longchamp bag has 1,000 loves on Nordstrom for a reason. It's easy to carry, lightweight and incredibly easy to clean.

  • 4. Lulu DK Blessed Love Code Charm Necklace, $68, Amazon

Lulu DK Blessed Love Code Charm Necklace

Give appropriate praise. Instead of simply saying, "You're great," try to be specific about what your child did to deserve the positive feedback. You might say, "Waiting until I was off the phone to ask for cookies was hard, and I really liked your patience."

We're huge fans of these beautifully sentimental necklaces by designer Lulu DK. Give the pendant a spin to reveal its cryptic code. This lovely charm's message says "blessed."

  • 5. Pix-Star Wi-Fi Cloud Digital Photo Frame, $200, Amazon

Pix-Star Wi-Fi Cloud Digital Photo Frame

Also available for $240 at Wayfair .

For the grandma who loves to see as many pictures of her grandkids as possible, this digital frame is a treat! You, or anyone in your family, can send pictures directly to this frame via email and they will automatically appear on Grandma's counter.

  • 6. Llama Ceramic Yarn Bowl, $47, Etsy

Llama Ceramic Yarn Bowl

For the knitting granny, this handmade yarn bowl is as fabulous as it is functional. It corrals her yarn into one place as a sweet llama looks on.

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  • 7. Best Grandma Ever Mug, $14, Amazon

Best Grandma Ever Mug

Different designs available at Walmart .

Just in case she forgets, this mug will remind your grandma that she is in fact the Best. Grandma. Ever.

  • 8. Andaz Press Laser Engraved Small Bamboo Wood Cutting Board, $25, Amazon

Andaz Press Laser Engraved Small Bamboo Wood Cutting Board

Also available for $15 at Walmart .

One of the great things about getting started on your gift quest early is that there's time to get a gift personalized. This engraved cutting board is a thoughtful way to say thank you for all those yummy meals Grandma has cooked for you over the years.

  • 9. Studio Silversmiths Bronze Metal Family Tree with Hanging Photo Frames, $39, Amazon

Studio Silversmiths Bronze Metal Family Tree with Hanging Photo Frames

Similar available for $37 at Walmart .

The perfect way for Grandma to admire her beautiful family, this bronze metal family tree lets you hang photos of her loved ones right on the branches.

  • 10. TOMS Seasonal Ice Cream Slip-Ons, $48, Zappos

TOMS Seasonal Ice Cream Slip-Ons

Also available on Amazon , Shoes.com and Walmart .

Help your sweet grandma feel fun with these ice cream slip-ons from Toms. And don't forget that this is a gift that gives back: For every pair you buy, Toms gives a pair of shoes to a child in need.

  • 11. LANGRIA Bamboo Bathtub Caddy Tray, $39, Amazon

LANGRIA Bamboo Bathtub Caddy Tray

Similar available for $40 at Walmart .

This tray provides everything your gran needs to relax while in the tub. If you want to take the gift a step further, pair it with some lavender bubble bath and a bath pillow !

Try to always be the adult you claim to be and have the emotional self-control to offer firm guidance, support and moral leadership. Sympathise with them but try not to solve their problems for them.

  • 12. NEST Fragrances Liquidless Diffuser, $60, Amazon

NEST Fragrances Liquidless Diffuser

Also available at Nordstrom .

Grandma's house can now be filled with the festive fragrance of pomegranate, mandarin orange, cloves, cinnamon and more thanks to this liquid-free diffuser. Plus, we love the modern, sleek design and rich packaging.

  • 13. Bobeau One-Button Fleece Wrap Cardigan, $40, Nordstrom

Bobeau One-Button Fleece Wrap Cardigan

The 3,900 likes on Nordstrom don't lie — people are obsessed with this wrap cardigan! It can be worn open or buttoned and comes in twelve cozy colors. The look is dramatic but classic and Grandma will love it.

  • 14. Picnic at Ascot Eco Gardening Tote Set, $26, Amazon

Picnic at Ascot Eco Garden Tote with Tools

Also available at Hayneedle .

For the grandma with the green thumb, this set has everything she needs to get her garden on.

  • 15. KitchenAid Electric Kettle, $69, Amazon

KitchenAid Electric Kettle

Also available for $80 at Walmart .

This vibrant electric kettle will boil water for Grandma's favorite teas in minutes.

  • 16. Personalized Floral Picture Calendar, $19, Zazzle

Personalized Floral Picture Calendar

By displaying family pictures at the top of a decorative calendar, this gift is both functional and sentimental. Grandma can keep tabs on her busy schedule while seeing her loved ones daily!

  • 17. "How to Babysit a Grandma" by Jean Reagan, $14, Amazon

"How to Babysit a Grandma" by Jean Reagan

Also available at Barnes & Noble .

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

Custom Pet Pillows

This gift is a bit of a splurge but well worth it! If your grandma loves her four-legged friends almost as much as she loves you, then she will go bananas over this gift idea! Simply send in a photo of Grandma's favorite pet and artist Ronda J. Smith will create a customized pet pillow.

  • 19. La Jolie Muse Cheese Board Stoneware Server Set, $30, Amazon

La Jolie Muse Cheese Board Stoneware Server Set

This beautiful cheese board will have grandma entertaining all year long! The 12-inch set includes an ornate board for cheese and two dipping bowls.

Farm Fresh Spa Experience Tin

Grandmas need a spa day, too. And now you can help her create one in her very own home. This "farm fresh" gift set is handcrafted in Alabama and features products made with goat's milk, lavender, shea butter and more.

Be a good role model. Teach and model kindness and good manners online. Because children are great mimics, limit your own media use. In fact, you'll be more available for and connected with your children if you're interacting, hugging and playing with them rather than simply staring at a screen.

  • 21. Alex and Ani Grandmother Charm Bangle, $27, Amazon

Alex and Ani Grandmother Charm Bangle

Also available for $32 at Bloomingdale's and Alex and Ani .

The special heart design engraved into this simple bangle symbolizes the loving nature of many grandmas.

Tea and Honey Tower

This foodie gift has tea and honey sweet enough for your grandma! The small-batch honeys hail from the wildflower fields of eastern Maryland and are perfectly paired with a delicious selection of teas from beekeeper Kara Brook.

  • 23. Le Creuset Stoneware Petite French Press, $50, Amazon

Le Creuset Stoneware Petite French Press

Also available at Le Creuset , Wayfair and Bed Bath & Beyond

Here's a pretty way to enjoy the perfect cup of coffee. This stoneware french press is safe for the freezer, microwave, oven, broiler and dishwasher. So, it's convenient too!

MarieBelle Cacaotelle Set

Also available at Macy's and Saks Fifth Avenue .

This is a deliciously gift-able set of gourmet hot chocolate. Grandma will savor every sip of MarieBelle's four decadent flavors: Aztec, spicy, white chocolate and vanilla and milk and hazelnut. It also comes in an attractive tin!

  • 25. Manual Woodworker Grandmother-Printed Throw Pillow, $12, Amazon

Manual Woodworker Grandmother-Printed Throw Pillow

Let Grandma know that you know just how much she spoils you with this cheeky pillow.

  • 26. 82-Piece Deluxe Art Creativity Set in Wooden Case, $50, Amazon

82-Piece Deluxe Art Creativity Set in Wooden Case

Similar set available at Walmart for $30.

Help Grandma get in touch with her creative side with this 82-piece art kit. It has everything she needs to get started right away: watercolors, pastels, colored pencils, sketchbooks, paintbrushes and even a wood desk easel.

  • 27. Personalized Professional-Style Chef Hat, $45, Amazon

Personalized Professional-Style Chef Hat

Is Grandma your favorite Iron Chef? Then make sure she knows it with this personalized, professional style chef's hat.

Finding the perfect present can be a challenge, but Shop TODAY's up to the task. No matter who you're looking for, we've got gift guides for everyone on your list, including:

  • Gifts for Moms
  • Gifts for Grandpas
  • Gifts for the Home Chef

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This article was originally published on TODAY.com on November 11, 2017.