45+ Unique Gifts for Grandpa that He Will Definitely Love (2021 Edition)

  • BY Joe Palinsky
  • March 16, 2021
45+ Unique Gifts for Grandpa that He Will Definitely Love (2021 Edition)

Grandfathers play a very special part in most people’s lives. After raising children of his own, grandpa gets the chance to relax and have some fun with his grandkids. When the time comes to grab the right gifts for grandpa, you may feel stuck on what type of present will best capture how you feel.

Thankfully, we have picked these following fantastic ideas for you. These gifts work for his birthday, Christmas, and especially Father’s Day. Also check out our Father’s Day gifts for grandpa list of great ideas. 

Whether you grab something practical or a unique gift, your papa is sure to get a kick out of some of these fun and sweet gift ideas. Let’s check it out!

Papa You Made Our Childhood Unforgettable Collage Canvas Print

PAPA Custom Photo Collage Canvas


Nothing cuts to the heart quite like a photo. If you want grandpa to feel special when he opens your gift, consider a gorgeous sentimental custom photo canvas that includes a personal touch and some hand-selected favorite pictures.  

Someone Special Calls Me Grandpa Photo Canvas


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gadgets for grandpa - turntable with speaker

Turntable with Speakers


Does gramps have stacks and stacks of records stored all over his home and collecting dust? Help him relive all of his favorite music by gifting a turntable with speaker. This is a great way for a grandparent to teach a grandchild about classic tunes.

Close Together Or Far Apart, My Grandpa Is Always In My Heart – State Map Canvas Print

PAPA Custom Letter Photo Canvas



This personalized Close Together or Far Apart, My Grandpa Is Always In My Heart canvas gift lets you upload the picture of Grandpa with a heart-shaped background. On each side of the picture is the map of the states in which Grandpa and grandchildren live. The map has two small, red hearts that are connected to the picture with dotted lines. This implies that the family is close even when miles apart.

A Grandfather Means So Many Things Custom Photo Collage Canvas Print


There is truly no replacement for a grandparent. Our ‘A Grandfather Means So Many Things Canvas’ helps you express that sentiment to your Grandpa. A grandfather can be your ultimate best friend, a partner in crime, guide, support system, and so much more. They are true father figures with a heart so big that you will not be able to measure it even if you tried. 

Grandpa Nutritional Facts Funny Coffee Mug


If you want to tell your grandpa how amazing he is or if you want to tell your father that your kids are lucky to have a grandpa like him, this Grandpa Nutritional Facts mug is what you should get him as a gift this Father’s Day. This is the perfect gift from someone who isn’t very emotional and doesn’t know how to verbalize their emotions.

fill in love journal - gifts for grandfathers


What I Love about Grandpa Fill in the Love


The relationship between a granddaughter or grandson and a grandfather is both lovely and cute. This holiday, get this memorable love journal for your grandpa and let him know about the things you love about him. 

PAPA Custom Letter Photo Canvas


Nothing cuts to the heart quite like a photo. If you want grandpa to feel special when he opens your gift, consider a gorgeous sentimental custom photo canvas that includes a personal touch and some hand-selected favorite pictures.  

Things We Love About Grandpa Custom Canvas Print


Things We Love About Grandpa! He is your daddy’s daddy, so that ought to make him extra special, right? It is time to express your love to your granddad. He deserves to know why is it that he holds such a big place in your tiny little heart. Our “Things We Love About Grandpa” custom canvas print is an ideal gift for grandpa that lists down all the reasons why you love him.

xmas gift for grandpa: leather wallet

Leather Wallet


This is a thoughtful gift that any granddad will appreciate, a leather wallet. Moreover, you can customize this wallet with his name or some sentimental words for him to make it even more special. What are you waiting for? Get one for him now!

Funny Grandpa Shirt


For the gramps who knows how to fix everything, this silly shirt could be the perfect gift. Make him smile with a present that helps remind everyone who the fix-it guy in the family is and how important that role is!

Grandpa Desktop Plaque


Another great holiday idea when you need gifts for your grandpa is a photo desktop plaque. Help him remember the joy of this experience with a gift he can proudly display.

gift idea for grandpas: best grandpa in the galaxy t-shirt

'Best Grandpa in the Galaxy' T-shirt


Why not be a little bit creative and movie-inspired with your gift for him? For the die-hard Star Wars fan, this T-shirt will be a super cool gift for the papa. 

Grandpa Your First Grandbaby Arriving Custom Photo Mug

Grandpa Your First Grandbaby Arriving Custom Photo Mug


A very sweet and simple gift your first grandpa is a customized mug. Make every hot drink a comforting experience by including the perfect message to grandpa on your mug.

echo show 8 gadgets for grandpa

Echo Show 8


The Echo Show takes Alexa to the next level. This gadget can help grandpa with everything from watching his favorite television shows to video calling his grandkids wherever they might live.

new york times custom birthday book

New York Times Custom Birthday Book


Running a bit behind and desperately seeking last-minute gifts for him that don’t feel rushed? A New York Times birthday book beautifully reprints newspapers from the day your grandfather was born and is perfect when you’re running low on time. 

Glasses Holder


Is your Gramps always desperately trying to locate his reading glasses? Instead of watching this scene unfold time and time again, use your gift to solve the problem. A holder for his eyeglasses is one of the more practical gifts for the old man that he’s sure to get a lot of use out of.

Grandpa We Love You Custom Photo Canvas Print

Grandpa We Love You Custom Photo Canvas Print


If you need an idea for a new grandparent, this canvas is a classic fit. Decorating it in the living room, he’ll remember the feeling he had when his grandchild was born. 

Neck Massage Pillow


A sore neck when you reach a certain age can be more of a serious issue than a casual annoyance. To reduce the odds of grandpa feeling terrible, think about a neck massage pillow that helps him work out knots and feel invigorated. 

Baseball Game


Baseball is a game that has been adored and admired for generations. If gramps is a big fan of this classic American pastime, a handcrafted travel game is a wonderful gift idea that he can play or display however he’d like.

Brain Teaser Puzzles


For the grandfather who likes to keep his mind sharp, brain teaser puzzles are a perfect fit. These complicated puzzles will have him scratching his head to find the right solution.

Muscle Rub


Sore muscles come along with age. Help your grandfather relax a bit with muscle rub that provides a deep comfort to his aches and pains. 

gift ideas for grandfathers - blanket

Fleece Throw Blanket


Is your grandpa always mentioning that he’s a bit chilly when he’s at home? A fleece throw blanket helps to keep him nice and cozy whenever he’s experiencing a chill.

gifts for great grandpa - coasters

Whiskey Stones


For the man who enjoys a nice stiff drink now and again, whiskey stones are a great fit. If he’s someone who appreciates quality liquor, these stones are great gifts for grandpa.

bbq grill tool set

BBQ Grilling Tool Set


Many men take pride in the fact that they know how to perfectly grill a piece of meat. If this is true of grandpa, then some grilling accessories are a great idea. With this grill tool set, you can give your pops a whole new way to kick things up a notch.

grandpa gifts - foot massager

Foot Massager


Standing on his feet all day can definitely take a toll on your grandpa. This foot massager is the ideal way for him to feel a sense of relief when he comes home.

beer gift basket

The Beer Advocate's Gift Basket


A gift basket is perfect for the beer aficionado in your life. When you need some beer gifts for your cool gramps, a variety pack is always the way to go.

A Grandpa Is Just A Dad With No Rules! We Love You Custom Canvas Print


Everyone has a silly side they‘re proud of, and that’s our grandparents‘ sweet fault! Thank your grandad for his love with the “A Grandpa Is Just a Dad With No Rules” custom canvas print.

This funny Father’s Day gift is also the best birthday present for gramps! It could be a fantastic stocking stuffer too, and it fits under the Christmas tree easily!

beard comb - gifts for papa

Grandpa's Beard Comb


Facial hair does uplift your overall look. And grandpas love to experiment with their style. So, if your gramps dons a beard, you should think of a practical gift for him. And for that, a beard comb will be ideal.  

fathers day gifts for grandpa - tumbler

Funny Tumbler


If gramps likes to travel with a hot cup of coffee as he goes about his day, this stainless steel tumbler is a very practical gift idea. Grab him a travel mug with a clever message and make his errands a bit more enjoyable as he chuckles with every sip.

wishkey glass

Grandpa Est. Whiskey Glass


How about giving him an engraved whiskey glass with the year he became a grandpa? And let’s cheers to your family’s future!

unique gifts for grandpa: ancestrydna testing kit

AncestryDNA: Genetic Ethnicity + Traits Test


Do you want to know what your great great great-grandparent did for a living? Your great-grandfather or granddad will be interested in knowing his family’s history as well. So, get this amazing and creative gift for him and discover your family history together.  

frame wall decor

First Grandson Poem Photo Frame


Sentimental gifts are also treasured forever. If you are looking to make the special day even more memorable, get one of these photo frame for him. While you can find many products that check your requirements, this picture frame with the “First Grandson” poem will be a good choice.

father's day gifts for grandpa - letter book

Letter book

Treasured Passages: A Letter Book Between Grandparents and Grandchildren


There are things that are best kept between a grandfather and his grandkids. If he has some stuff related to his little kids that he wants to preserve somewhere, get this special gift either for his birthday or Grandparents’ Day. 

personalized grandpa gift - family member signpost

Family Member Signpost


For a family that lives all across the country, a customized signpost is a wonderful gift. The sign features their names and how far apart each member of your family lives while tying the whole group together in a gorgeous display.

best father's day gifts for grandpa: engraved cutting board

Engraved Cutting Board


For the grandad who enjoys cooking, an engraved cutting board is the way to go. Kitchen gifts are a great way to send a thoughtful message with your gift.

gifts for grandpa - keychain

Grandpa's Best Catch Keychain


Fishing is an activity that countless people grow to appreciate as they get older. If pops enjoys time alone out on the water, you may want to consider some fishing-themed gifts. A customized keychain is a great way to incorporate his favorite hobby into your gift.

Grandad’s Not Sleeping He’s Resting His Eyes Custom Photo Mug


Next time gramps takes a secret nap, don’t make him admit his naughty deed! Instead, let coffee or tea in the “Grandad‘s Not Sleeping, He’s Resting His Eyes” custom photo mug wake him up!

Once your grandfather starts dozing off, grab the personalized mug and put it on his table. We promise you he‘ll be up at the slightest squeak of his rocking chair, laughing when he spots the cup!

personalized grilling tongs spatula

Engraved Grilling Tongs Spatula


If he is always grilling on nice days, then grilling tools are a wonderful gift to consider. Customized tongs and spatulas will help him enhance his grilling experience.

Custom Record Wall Art


Does he absolutely love music? Customized upcycled record wall art made from one of his favorite albums is a fantastic way to give a gift that surprises and delights. Bring this unique gift for him and make him even happier. 

thoughtful gift for grandpa: weighted blanket

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Weighted Blanket


Another thoughtful gift for your grandfather is this comfy weighted blanket. One of the best grandfather gift ideas, the blanket is a practical gift that will be in your grandpa’s use for a long time that will make his sleep even better. 

Kindle Oasis


From his grandchild, your grandpa will be expect a tech gift. If he enjoys reading and is a bookworm, why not get him a kindle on which he can access the books he loves.

grandpa gift: deluxe wet shave kit

Deluxe Wet Shave Kit


A very practical gift for your grandpa. If he prefer the classic way to pamper his facial hair, this wet shave kit is quite a thoughtful gift to get for your old man. 

tech gift for grandpa: echo dot 3rd gen

Echo Dot (3rd Gen) - Smart Speaker


Don’t want your grandpa to roam around the house doing unimportant stuff? Let Alexa take care! This awesome tech gift is a perfect birthday gift for your grandpa. 

cool gift for men: google nest hub max

Google Nest Hub Max


Just because you are staying away from your granddad doesn’t mean that you don’t worry about him. To always stay connected with your grandpa, get this amazing tech gift for him this birthday. 

Beer Jelly


Something different for your papa so that he can bring some variation to his breakfast? Get this scrumptious Beer Jelly for your grandpa. 

personalized grandpa gift: personalized golf ball marker

Golf Ball Marker


If your grandfather is a fan of golf, you should look for unique gifts for the golf lover. In that regard, a monogram golf ball marker tops the list. This golf ball marker can be customized with his name and a sentimental message.

best gifts for grandpa: wool slippers

Extra-Depth Wool Slippers


Grandparents normally complain about swollen feet. If your grandpa has the same complaint, get this wool slippers to provide him maximum comfort. 

personalized grandpa gift: personalized chess set

Chess Set


A chess game can be a cool gift idea for your grandfather as well. Get a chess set for your grandfather so that he can have some fun competitions  with his grandchildren on their next visit. The personal details make this gift even more special!

unique gift for grandpa: classic car book


Classic Car: The Definitive Visual History


If your he is an old-school, die-hard car lover, get him this book now. This cool book is one of the great gift ideas for grandfathers. It features more than 1,000 photos of those cool classic cars and 2 prints for framing as well.

Grandpa Definition Custom Photo Canvas Print – Gift for Grandpa

Grandpa Definition Custom Photo Canvas Print – Gift for Grandpa


Your grandpa is someone who shows you all the love and kindness in the world. Just like your dad, but he does it with fewer rules and more wisdom! Defining a grandpa is simple; just look up the word “Superhero” in the dictionary. If you want your grandpa to know that he is the best person in the world, do it with the Grandpa Definition Photo Canvas Print. 

gifts for grandfather: globe whiskey decanter set

Globe Whiskey Decanter Set


Let him enjoy his drink in style. For the man who is a wine lover, this elegant whiskey decanter set etched with the globe and world map will be a great gift from his grandson on any special occasion. 

grandpa gifts: a fleece bathrobe

Fleece Bathrobe


It’s better to give a useful gift to your grandfather. Another thoughtful gift in our list is luxurious fleece bathrobe for him.

Fishing Accessories Kit


If fishing is his favorite sport, then gift him this useful fishing accessories kit. Including up to 187 pieces of fishing accessories like hooks, sinkers, your grandfather will surely appreciate this kit.

Grandpa Here’s A Picture Of Us Desktop Photo Plaque

Grandpa Here’s A Picture Of Us Desktop Photo Plaque


Though the chances of grandparents ever forgetting their grandchildren are slim, distance can make some memories blurry. This desktop plaque comes with a sweet saying: “Grandpa, here’s a picture of us for when you’re away so you can see our sweet faces every day.”

Grill Smoker Gift Set


Who doesn’t love to eat the smoked meat cooked by grandad! We all do! For BBQ enthusiasts, this is a useful grilling gift for them. These quality wood chips will make his smoked meat smell even better.

fathers day gift for grandpa: grandpa hat

Grandpa Hat


An inexpensive and last-minute gift that you can get for him this holiday is a Grandpa Hat. Get one for your dearest gramps! This hat can work as a clever pregnancy reveal gift as well.

There is literally nothing we can do to pay back for love and care that our grandparents show us. They are the rocks on whom we can depend quite easily. In all our thick and thin, they’re there.

We hope that our list of gifts for grandpa helped you choose a perfect and thoughtful one for your grandpa. So, bring a smile on your Grandpa’s face by giving him any of the gifts mentioned here.



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