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Top 5 Gifts for Your Grandson

Find our top 5 gifts for your grandson when you want a gift that’s as special as he is.

Originally written in 2018 and updated Feb. 2020

Imagine watching your grandson as he hurriedly rips the wrapping paper off your latest gift because he knows grandma always gives him the coolest things. 

It can be hard to find gifts like this – gifts that deepen your bond with your grandson. You want a gift that lets him know how much he means to you. 

But how will you find that perfect gift?

The good news is you don’t need to spend hours researching every possible gift for boys under ten.

You’re guaranteed to find at least one gift on this list that will elicit squeals of delight, a great big hug, and a huge grin. 

 Custom birth announcement pillow

Always remember the day your grandson entered the world with an elephant personalized birth announcement pillow. It’s a unique gift guaranteed to make mom smile and bring your grandson joy. The personalization with baby’s name and birth statistics embroidered on the 3D ears or wings makes this cute gift even more adorable. Since the pillowcase is removable for washing, your grandson can use and play with it whenever he wants. It doesn’t need to just sit on the shelf collecting dust. This will be a treasured keepsake everyone will love. Imagine him bringing it when he comes for a sleepover. You two can cuddle while telling him the story of the day he was born and how loved he truly is.

Elephant birth announcement pillow for a baby boy made by Kidderbug Kreations. A perfect gift for your grandson.

Hooded towel gifts for your grandson

Avoid the long drawn out battles that ended in tears, often yours, as you struggled to get your kiddo out of the water while they begged for just a few more minutes. Help mom stress less by having a hooded towel to offer your spirited grandson. With so many designs to choose from, these will take your grandson from infancy up to his tween years. Just think of all the memories you can make together at the lake, pool, or even helping with bathtime.

A baby boy wearing a hooded towel with an elephant embroidered on the hood made by Kidderbug Kreations.
A little boy by the pool wearing a hooded towel with a T-rex dinosaur embroidered on the hood made by Kidderbug Kreations.
An Air Force brat sitting on the edge of a bathtub wrapped in a hooded towel with an Air Force man embroidered on the hood.

Reading pillows

Start a new tradition with your grandson and encourage a lifelong love of reading.  Purchase a reading pillow and put an age-appropriate book inside the pocket.  Every year purchase a new book and read to him until he’s old enough to start reading to you.  Even if you live miles apart, you can still do this thanks to all the available technology. Imagine all the great adventures you two will have and the memories you’ll create as you explore the world through books.

Beep Beep Reading Pillow
Little boy reading a book while lying on his dinosaur reading pillow from Kidderbug Kreations outside in the grass.
Spider Senses Reading Pillow

Imaginative play items

Looking for ways to encourage your grandson’s imagination and decrease screen time? Imaginative play has so many benefits and there are lots of options available – finger puppets, masks, non-paper dolls. (Remember how you played with paper dolls?  These are just as fun, but they’re made of felt and don’t rip!) 

A gift your preschool-aged grandson will squeal over is the Boredom Buster Box. Filled with fun activities sure to entertain him, you can share your memories with him and make new ones as you play together.

Little boy doing imaginative play while wearing a dinosaur mask and playing with dinosaur finger puppets.
Imaginative play in action with a little boy using finger puppets to explore his imagination.

Personalized custom gift for your grandson

Give him something that you picked out especially for him and has his name on it or a saying that has special meaning for the two of you. He will love it and all three of you can have many adventures together. What a wonderful Easter, Christmas, or birthday gift idea for your grandson.

Baby with personalilzed stuffed turtle and custom sensory blanket
Personalized embroidered bunny from Kidderbug Kreations.
"Who Needs Santa, I Have Grandma" Stuffed Reindeer

Other gift suggestions are available at Kidderbug Kreations as well. If you would like to discuss a custom option, please contact us.  Our goal is to help you make meaningful connections to your granddaughter through unique handcrafted gifts.

Now that you’ve found a great gift for your little bundle of energy, check out How to Make Awesome Family Memories from Daily Moments for more ideas on connecting with your grandson on a deeper level. And Passing Down the Love has some great articles on sharing and preserving memories with your grandkids.

If you were blessed with a granddaughter, you can find great gifts for her as well in our article Top 5 Gifts for Your Granddaughter.

Anne from Kidderbug Kreations

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