Grandparents Day is an international holiday that’s celebrated in several countries, and it’s meant to celebrate and strengthen the bond between grandparents and grandchildren. The day is celebrated on the first Sunday after Labor Day in the United States since President Jimmy Carter signed the proclamation. We have all kinds of excellent gifts for grandparents at Shutterfly, and you can make them all unique using our personalization tools. Here are a few of our best ideas for unique gifts for National Grandparents Day.
Grandparents play an important role in our lives, some take care of their grandchildren like their very own. Honor them in the right way by gifting them the best grandparents’ gifts for Grandparents Day. With a number of grandparents’ gifts to choose from, you can personalize any gift to feature a wonderful memory with you and your grandparents. They will love that you took the time and effort in creating this wonderful gift and they will cherish it forever.
Grandparents Day Cards
With Shutterfly, you can personalize special Grandparents Day cards that will carry much more meaning than a card off the rack in a store. Our Mother’s Day card collection has plenty of options that can be tailored for grandma that will make great gifts for her grandchildren on this special day. Creating a customized Grandparents Day card will be a memorable item that your grandparents can display on their fridge and look at every single day to remind them of you and your beautiful smile.
Grandparents Day Pillows & Blankets
It’s important to make sure the elders of each family stay comfortable and warm, which is why some unique pillows and blankets are superb gifts for Grandparents Day. Help your grandparents support their backs with a personalized pillow, available in sizes from 12×16 to 20×20. Personalize the front with a picture of the grandparents and grandchildren, and you can even include up to 14 photos on the back. Pair this with one of our 60×80 collage fleece blankets for even more family fun that helps them stay warm and remember their favorite days for a practical gift they’ll use all year.
Grandparents Day Mugs
It’s probably a safe bet that your grandparents love a good cup of coffee to get them going in the morning or a cup of hot cocoa on a winter’s day, and personal mugs are great Grandparents Day gifts. Get each of them one of our Best Grandparents’ microwave-safe color-changing mugs. These mugs change color and reveal their personalized photos when hot, so your grandparents will have a special surprise when they first use them. These mugs fit four of each grandparent’s best photos, and you can include a heartfelt message as well. Match the mug’s design to their favorite color to really give them a treat.
Grandparents Day Calendars
Your grandparents need a reliable way to remember and mark upcoming appointments and events, and a specially customized calendar is the best Grandparents Day gift for this purpose. Have a look at our easel calendars printed on our premium card stock. Personalize each month with one to four photos that will light up their days, each of which is decorated with seasonal embellishments. In addition, all calendars made with Shutterfly is able to start on any month of the year so you can create a calendar every Grandparents Day as the best Grandparents Day gift. This calendar is perfect for hanging on a wall or decorating a desk, and they’re sure to love it when each month has at least one photo of them with the grand kids.
Grandparents Day Gifts Can Be Fun Family Activities
There are few things that will give grandparents a bigger thrill than spending the entire day with family, so it’s important to find a few Grandparents Day gifts that you can use as bonding activities. At Shutterfly, we have fun puzzles and games, photo books for all occasions, and plenty more that will keep everyone busy.
Photo Puzzles Are Great Fun for All on Grandparents Day
Jigsaw puzzles are a favorite pastime of kids and grandparents alike, so they’re a natural choice for National Grandparents Day. If you and your grandparents share a love of dogs and other pets, then our Live Love Bark collage puzzle will bring a smile to everyone’s faces. With options ranging from 60 pieces to 1,014 pieces, our puzzles can be made to fit any challenge level. Make this puzzle one-of-a-kind with up to five photos of your grandparents and their favorite pets for a fun afternoon that gets the whole family involved. You can always upload your own design as well for a puzzle no one has ever seen before.
Celebrate Their Cooking on Grandparents Day
If you can’t get enough of grandma’s baked treats or grandpa’s awesome barbecue, then celebrate their culinary skills on Grandparents Day. A custom Grandma’s cooking apron is a perfect gift she’ll wear with pride whenever her famous cookies or brownies are in the oven, and you can make it unmistakably hers with a photo of her holding one of her best desserts. Grandpa will certainly get a thrill out of a ceramic beer stein that doubles as a handsome display piece when you include three photos of him grilling out with the grand kids. Make it a set by adding King of the Grill wood utensils personalized with his name.
Make Their Day With Unique Photo Books
Photo books are a timeless way to appreciate the past and celebrate how far we’ve come, and they’re ideal gifts for Grandparents Day. Our photo books include a perfect template for the grandchildren to fill up one photo book each for grandpa and grandma, personalized with photos capturing some of their best times together. Each page can be fitted with five-plus photos and heartfelt text to celebrate the good times and look forward to the future. Maintain full control with our suite of editing tools, or let us help you make the perfect book with our layouts and suggestions.
With these special Grandparents Day gifts, you can express your love and gratitude to your grandparents. Creating a special Grandparents’ Day gift for them will show them how much you appreciate them and they will be able to treasure these gifts for years to come.