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Naturally, before you start shopping for the best gifts for grandchildren, you’ll need to make a list of your grandchildren. Do they have special interests, hobbies, or fascinations? If you have one grandson who loves to play in the dirt, and another who is a budding chemist—amend your choices to buy the perfect gift.
The days are numbered, you want to spoil those little ones as much as possible. Some items are limited, and you don’t want to miss out on Senior Assistance Club’s picks for the best gifts for grandkids. Here we go.
Do you have a grandchild who loves experimenting and playing the mad scientist? Give the gift of discovery with the Mind Blowing Science Kit. Your grandchild will be able to conduct 11 mind-blowing safe science experiments such as making colored crystals from cabbage, making magic potions, and creating an erupting color-changing volcano. Help young minds expand with this 20-piece STEM Science Experiment kit.
This kit is high on fun and low on the pocketbook, making it a sure-fire winner.
Have a budding magician in your clan? You can help your grandchild create a magic show—complete with white gloves and a magic wand. This is a perfect science kit that helps girls and boys conduct 10 mind-blowing science experiments.
This gift encourages fun, entertainment, and hands-on learning that kids will love. It’s Amazon’s #1 Best Seller in Magic Kits and Accessories.
Encourage learning, drawing, problem-solving, early physics, and visual thinking in the most fun and engaging way. Osmo offers a way to help young learners experiment and learn in a stress-free environment. This gift is geared to support learning through experimentation and play.
Want to encourage crafts and handiwork? This product is rated as an Amazon’s Choice as a highly rated and well-priced crochet kit for the beginner. Your grandchildren are sure to appreciate this fun kit with easy instructions. Whether your grandchild is left or right-handed, the instructions make it easy for children to create a coaster, handbag, placemat, and/or belt. Complete with a 14-page instruction kit, it will invite hands-on creativity, play, and learning.
Inspire your granddaughter to make gorgeous jewelry. This kit offers beautiful gold faux sued cords and 60 golden jewelry pieces, 40 stylish beads, curb chains, and golden charms. Your little one will have enough decorative pieces to create 5 unique trendy Tween bracelets and a choker.
Ideal for girls ages 8+
Ready to encourage and inspire a lifetime habit of saving? This hot gift teaches kids to practice saving with an ATM-style electronic coin bank. If you’ve still got a piggy bank in the closet, from your grandparents, you know that a piggy bank from your grandparents will be cherished for decades. It’s fun, educational, and encourages the all-important activity of saving.
What will your grandchild build next? With this awesome set of high-quality building blocks, the sky is the limit. Encourage imagination and ignite the desire for hands-on building. Your little one will go wild with all the pieces in a variety of shapes, colors, and sizes. The bag has nylon strings and a big zipper, making it easy for toddlers to open and close by themselves.
Ages: This set is especially great for toddlers.
What child doesn’t love drawing, sketching, and writing in a notebook? This beautiful notebook comes with loads of room for self-expression. Encourage journaling, taking notes, drawing, and sketching ideas. The recycled dotted notebook journal has a hardcover with an elastic closure and bookmark.
Encourage drawing, painting, and creative exploring with these premium quality watercolor pencils. The set of 24 pencils offers a smooth, color-intensive experience. Encourage your grandchildren to explore their artistic expressions with this quality set of color pencils.
Did you have a jewelry box growing up? If so, you know that your granddaughter will love the spinning unicorn and glittering rainbow-and-stars design. This is a bestseller in jewelry boxes.
Ages: 5-year-old girl
Want to encourage your grandchildren to stay active and participate in team sports? Grab this set of 4 table tennis paddles, 8 balls, and a storage case. It’s a great way to help your family stay active, even during the winter months. Share the joys of table tennis with your family and friends.
Ages: 5-year-old boy
Do you have an avid bike rider in your family? These lights make riding more fun and provide the ultimate safety and style. These make great stocking stuffers!
Ages: 6-10 boys and girls
Looking for the perfect wearable gift for your granddaughter? These beautiful bracelets offer a way to express your love that your grandchild will wear with pride.
Ages: 11-14, girls
Ready to ignite the next great chef? Give the gift of easy, basic recipes. This is the #1 best seller in teen and young adult cookbooks. If you want to give the gift of the joy of cooking, pick this one for your grandson or granddaughter.
Ages: 11-14, girls and boys
Discover the tips and tricks that make it easy to draw just about anything. Ignite a bidding artist with new skills as they learn the basics of illustration. Your grandchild can learn to draw with precision and confidence.
Ages: 15+, girls and boys
These hands-on robotics kits encourage mechanical and robotic engineering concepts to kids. It’s a fun opportunity to build their moving robot. If you have a budding engineer, this is a great educational gift.
Ages: 9-15+, girls and boys
It’s time to get shopping! Now is a great time to get your shopping done and on the way. You’ll feel happy, calm, and ready to truly enjoy the holidays. With any of these choices, you’ll support creativity, learning, and hands-on fun.
Don’t forget to treat yourself, too! Check out our list of birthday deals for seniors to help you score great discounts on your favorite establishments.
Let’s start shopping, and we wish you Happy Holidays!