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26 Incredible Birthday Gifts Grandpa Will Use for Years

When Mom or Dad say no, ask Grandpa! Wise, gentle, and lots of fun, this special man in your life deserves the very best, and whether you want to buy him his gift from a store or make your own, birthday gifts for Grandpa should reflect the care and attention he’s given you since the day you were born.


ReelSonar Wireless Bluetooth Smart Fish Finder

Grandpa won’t need to exaggerate how big the fish was, as the iBobber will show him where the biggest fish are! Compatible with iOS and Android phones, it shows water depth, too.


Custom Lake Art Cribbage Board

With more than 4000 lakes to choose from, Grandpa’s favorite is bound to be here. Have it etched onto this cherry wood cribbage board, which also comes with bronze and aluminum pegs.


Battles that Changed History

If he loves military history, this book will make a wonderful birthday gift, as it contains stories of more than 90 of the greatest battles ever fought, including the American Civil War.


Pistachio Pedestal

If him eating nuts drives you nuts, how about giving him this innovative Pistachio Pedestal, which features one tier to hold the pistachios, and another to hold the discarded shells.


Grandpa’s Sippy Cup

This 16oz beer glass will make a truly fun birthday gift for Grandpa, as it is laser engraved with the words ‘Grandpa’s Sippy Cup’ on the front.


Great Civilizations

If he likes puzzles, he’ll LOVE this set of five brain teasers, each of which represents one of our great civilizations, such as the Greek Water Mill, and the Aztec Passion Flower.


What I Love about Grandpa Fill in the Love Journal

A beautiful reminder for when you can’t be there with him, this little book contains dozens of ‘fill in the blank’ questions to show him what he means to you.


Personalized Family Tree Serving Bowl

Pay homage to the family with a serving bowl that comes hand painted with the family name, and a heart-warming verse which speaks of the ties that bind us together.


Canon PowerShot Digital Camera

The Canon Powershot is a compact but powerful camera which takes both stills and video recording, and comes with a bundle of accessories such as memory card, tripod, and protective case.

Prices Vary

Best Of History Gift Set

This DVD box set contains a massive 17 discs, featuring some of the most defining moments in American history, including the Vietnam War and The Men Who Built America.


Panasonic Full HD Camcorder

The Panasonic Full HD Camcorder makes a thoughtful birthday gift for the Grandpa who likes to have visual mementos of the precious times he spends with his family and friends.


Suncast Golf Organizer

Help him to keep his precious golfing paraphernalia safe and tidy with this handy equipment organizer, which includes 3 shelves and a 5” bin for all those fiddly little bits.


No Sweat Golf Hat Liner & Cap Protection

If competitive sports bring him out in a sweat, these easy fit hat liners are ideal for keeping it out of his eyes, and ensuring caps stay stain free.


Fishing’s Best Microfiber Towel

There’s a million ways a towel can come in useful on a fishing trip, so make sure Grandpa has one handy with this microfiber version that attaches to his belt or rod.


Game Used Baseball Bat Bottle Openers

With 30 baseball teams to choose from, these bottle openers are made from game used bats, and come with a special hologram number with info on which game it was used in.

Prices vary

Moving Locomotive Kit

Steam trains and puzzles may well be 2 of your Grandpa’s favorite things, so why not bring them together in this working model of a steam locomotive that has real working parts?


Baseball Stadium Lights End Table

Utterly stunning, this Stadium End Table incorporates a 3D replica of his favorite team’s stadium – complete with LED lights – with a functional glass table that will be his pride and joy.


New York Times Custom Birthday Book

This book makes an unusual birthday gift, as it contains the front page of the New York Times from every birthday since he was born, and comes personalized with name and DOB.

Prices vary

The Grandparent Gift Life Story Frame

Beautifully nostalgic, this picture frame commemorates the three stages of his life – as a child, as a new parent, and finally as a Grandfather – and comes with an optional engravable plaque.


Bass Pro Shops Gift Card

If he enjoys spending time outdoors, give him one of these handy gift cards which can be used online, for catalog orders, or in person at any Bass Pro Store.


Torin Big Red Rolling Creeper Garage/Shop Seat

The Big Red Rolling Creeper will let Grandad tinker about in the garage or workshop in comfort, as it features a padded seat, handy tool tray, and 360 degree rotating casters.


Bedside Essentials Pocket

Keep all of those bedtime essentials – such as TV remote, glasses, tablet, or book – handy with this heather gray pocket that slips between mattress and base and requires no fittings.

Prices vary

My Life Story So Far

Our grandparents’ stories are fascinating, but they get lost as time goes on. Ensure they remain accessible with this ‘My Life Story So Far’ fill-in book, with prompts to guide the author.


Grandpa Magic

Give Grandpa Superhero status with a book which shows him how to perform 116 tricks and stunts, each designed to wow his audience and make him the coolest Grandpa ever.


LED Headlamps

Whether he likes hunting or fishing, this head torch will make sure he can see where he’s going, with its 5 high-performance LED bulbs, 100,000 hours of light, and 500 meters range.


The Grandfather T-Shirt

The Godfather is one of the most iconic movies of all time, so elevate your gramps to the same status with this clever t-shirt which turns ‘Godfather’ into ‘Grandfather’.

Prices Vary

3 Diy Gifts for Grandpa

Diy Grandpa’s Stache Jar

Give him his own ‘stache’ of goodies, and somewhere to keep it, with this simple to make gift idea that comes with printable labels or templates for the wording on the front.

Diy Glass Magnets

There’s no end to the images you could put into these super cute fridge magnets, using glass beads, magnet sheets, and Mod Podge, although we suspect he’d like photos the best!

Diy Photo Collage Star

So unusual, this photo collage is made using a large metal star as a base, with carefully chosen photographs glued on along with patterned paper for contrast and effect.

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