12 Grandparents Day Gift Ideas for Kids


Grandparents Day is such a fun way to express your love and appreciation for the Grandparents in your life.  Have fun making these Grandparents Day crafts, grandparents day poems, cards, as well as these entertaining activities for grandparents day.   Make these Grandparents Day crafts together as a family, play group, or even together as a church group and celebrate the wonderful people in your life.

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The Tip Junkie Creative Community has 78 Grandparents Day crafts and Homemade Gift Ideas with pictured tutorials and free patterns on how to makeSo be sure to search there if you’re looking for something specific. {wink}

When Is Grandparents Day?

When is Grandparents Day?  In the United States, Grandparents Day is held on the first Sunday after Labor Day every year and this year lands on Sunday, September 13, 2015.

Grandparents Day

Footprint Rug

1.  Footprint Rug ~ This is such a fun keepsake for grandparents. They can treasure those tiny footprints forever. All you need is a rug, paint, vinyl and some cute little feet.

"I Love You" Pillowcase

2. “I Love You” Pillowcase ~ Make custom pillowcases with your child’s artwork.

Grandparents Day

3.  Salt Dough Hand Prints ~ These salt dough hand prints are a wonderful keepsake gift!  It’s a great way to capture small hands and see the growth throughout the years.  They are so simple to make and I guarantee you already have all of the ingredients in your kitchen.  {wink}

 Thumbprint Heart Magnets

4.  Thumbprint Heart Magnets ~ Not only are these magnets adorable, the hearts are your children’s sweet little thumbprints.

Grandparents Day Crafts

Watercolor Grandparents Day Card

5.  Watercolor Grandparents Day Card ~ An adorable card for grandparents plus your child will have a blast making it.  

Grandparents Day Printable

6.  Grandparents Day Printable ~ Grandma and grandpa’s heart will melt when they read why they are loved, plus the addition of handprints.  Simply print it and have your child answer the questions.  Their answers will surprise you.   

Grandparents Day Card

7.  Grandparents Day Thumbprint Card ~ Create a custom thumbprint card with no other than your own child’s thumbprint.  There are six versions to print from one thumbprint up to six.  Ask each child why they love their grandparents and fill it in on the card.

Activities for Grandparents Day

Artwork Hand Towel

8. Turn Children’s Art into Tea Towels ~ What an ingenious idea to turn your children’s artwork into tea towels!  It’s such a fabulous way to display their artwork and in the place we seem to spend the most time.  Simply trace your children’s artwork onto a flour sack kitchen towel using a fine tip Sharpie.  That’s it!

Wood Etched Spoons

9.  Kid Art Etched Wooden Spoons ~ Whenever grandma’s in the kitchen cooking she will always think of her grandkids when she looks at their beautiful artwork. Have your children draw on the wooden utensils with pencil first and then you can etch it when they’re done.

Personalized Mugs

10.  Personalized Mugs ~ Your child’s handwriting plus a mug equals the cutest grandparent mug in existence!  Get some ceramic paint pens and mugs and let your kiddo’s draw their picasso’s.

Grandparents Day Poems

Grandparent Coloring Page {free printable}

11.  Grandparent Coloring Page {free printable} ~ Grandparent gifts can’t get any easier than this. Simply print them and have your child color and draw the faces.

Celebrate Grandparents Day {3 free printables}

12.  Celebrate Grandparents Day {3 free printables} ~ The free printables include writing prompts for your child to fill in, cards and a printable for Grandma.


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