New Grandad Gifts: 17 Gift Ideas to Celebrate Their New Role (2021)

  • BY Editorial Staff
  • April 23, 2021
New Grandad Gifts: 17 Gift Ideas to Celebrate Their New Role (2021)

Being promoted to grandad is a big deal. When you share the news about his first grandkid, his excitement and thrill cannot be contained! Many choose to give a small gift to announce and surprise the new grandpa. In this article, you’ll find the best gifts for a new grandad to help him celebrate getting promoted to a new role.

These new grandad gifts are also perfect when he is spending his Father’s Day under the new role. Or these can be taken as unique gifts from his first grandchild on Christmas and his birthday!

Best Gifts for New Grandpas


a gift idea for a new grandad: photo canvas print with established year

Grandpa Est Photo Canvas Print

Any man gets emotional or tender once in a while, especially when they are handed their very first grandchild. This canvas print is a sentimental If you have been looking for new grandpa gift ideas, try this sentimental photo canvas print. He will get so happy and delighted seeing a photo of himself with the newborn.


a personalized photo coffee mug gift with a new grandad quote

“Only The Best Dads Get Promoted To Papa” Coffee Mug

This personalized gift will melt the new grandpa’s heart. The thoughtful message and photo will always remind him to do his best. Don’t be surprised if he takes all his drinks from this mug!


a pair of personalized photo socks as a gift for new grandad

Custom Photo Socks

If your old man can never be without his socks, then we’ve got the perfect surprise for him. Get him this practical reward – cute “I love grandpa” socks! They are ideal for a dedicated grandparent who enjoys a good laugh.


promoted to grandpa 2021 tshirt gift for new grandparent

“Promoted to Grandpa” T-shirt

Searching for a simple but super cool pregnancy announcement gift for the new grandad? Then give this unique “The Man – The Myth – The Legend – Promoted to Grandpa” t-shirt a chance.

You will be surprised how much he will love it! And the t-shirt is also a perfect Christmas present for the grandpa-to-be.


a photo plaque gift for new grandads

“When A Child Is Born So Is A Grandpa” Desktop Photo Plaque

If he still enjoys working from his office, get him this personalized desktop plaque. It is one of the best gifts for new grandfathers because he can keep a photo of his grandkid close by. Not only will it warm his heart, but it’ll motivate him to dash home early.


a green camo hat with the words fun grandpa

“Fun Grandpa” Hat

You know what? Only TRULY fun grandpas have fun grandpa hats…
This is a practical gift for a new grandfather that he will proudly wear to all family gatherings. And it’s available in various colors.


a photo ornament gift with new grandad established year

Grandpa Established Photo Ornament

At Christmas, you can’t go wrong with this photo ornament as a Christmas present for the new grandad.

Available in 2 designs, the ornament is customizable with a grandpa grandchild photo and the established year when he got promoted to grandparent.


a picture frame with the quote only the best parents get promoted to grandparents

A Photo Frame

Since the pandemic began, people have started appreciating spending time with their loved ones. That said, surprise your dad with one of the most practical gifts for grandpa – a beautiful custom photo frame. Remember to include his favorite photo with his grandchild!


A Print With A Poem to Grandad from Bump As a gift for a new grandad from baby

A Print With A Poem to Grandad from Bump

Not many men can admit to being emotional or sentimental. If he is confident in his feelings, he’ll love this beautiful gift for grandpa from the baby. If he starts becoming teary-eyed, it’s because he’s excited to meet his grandchild.


best gramps ever coffee mug for new grandad

“Best Gramps Ever” Coffee Mug

If he can’t go a day without drinking a hot cup of tea, he’ll love this simple, sentimental “Best Gramps Ever” mug!


grandpa est 2021 whiskey glass gift for new grandfather

Grandpa Est Whiskey Glass

Instead of worrying over the typical gift ideas for a new grandpa, get him something unforgettable. This stylish glass is a home run.

What’s best is he won’t even realize what’s happening until he reads the engraved message. He might even shed some happy tears!


an apron gift for a new grandpa with a funny saying

“Stand Back, Grandpa is Grilling” Apron

Does the man love cooking? Do all his friends and family know him for his great barbecue skills? Then surprise him with this special apron that says “Stand Back, Grandpa is Grilling”. The apron is perfect as a Father’s Day, Christmas, and even birthday gift for the new grandparent.


a funny pregnancy announcement gift for new grandad: baby onesie

“Please Pass Me To Grandpa” Baby Onesie

Have you been wondering how to announce your pregnancy to your father or father in law? If he is a hilarious jokester, he’ll love this cool gift. You can be sure the soon-to-be grandpa will be in fits of laughter when he realizes what’s happening!


i love you grandpa key chain as a gift for a new grandfather

Photo Key Chain

It’s incredible to see a strict man transform into a sweet and gentle granddaddy. That said, don’t let this Father’s Day pass you by. Surprise him with a simple dad to grandpa gift he’ll never forget – a key chain with his grandbaby’s photo!


a silver spoon with the words grandpas ice cream spoon

Grandpa’s Ice Cream Spoon

If he loves his sweets, then it is high time everyone came on board. Let the man enjoy being a young grandpa by gifting him this unique ice cream spoon. Don’t be surprised if your babies refuse to use their cutlery set!


Grandpas New Fishing Partner Coming Soon Fishing Lure Gift

Fishing Lure for New Grandpa

Let him know his very first grandchild is on the way with this fishing lure. With a cute message, “New Fishing Partner Coming Soon”, this lure is the best surprise gift for a soon-to-be grandad who loves fishing!


Your First Grandbaby Arriving - Sonogram Coffee Mug for New Grandad

“Your First Grandbaby Arriving” Sonogram Coffee Mug

Surprise the grandpa-to-be about his first grandbaby with this sweet custom mug gift, customizable with a sonogram picture and the expected date.


When you announce or reveal the pregnancy to an expecting grandad, or simply want to celebrate a new grandad’s Father’s Day, birthday, or Christmas, the new grandad gifts in this article will trigger great sentiments and feelings.

And we also expect you, the gift giver, will be inspired and even excited choosing a gift for the new or soon-to-be grandad!

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