31 Christmas Gifts For Parents That Mom and Dad Will Love

Article by John Abrams. Last Updated: Tuesday, Jan 18, 2022.

Our parents spend years making sure we have magical Christmas mornings. The amount of time, effort, and sweat that goes into finding the perfect present, decorations, music, and so on are their own reward. But, as we grow older, the holidays become an awesome opportunity to show Mom and Dad how much you appreciate them!

What better way to do that than with a thoughtful and unique Gift!

We’ve rounded up dozens of Christmas Gifts for Parents that they can use and enjoy together! From the useful to the novel, there’s something for every Mom and Dad!

Don’t see what you’re looking for? Be sure to also check out our epic lists of Christmas Gifts For Mom and Dad for more inspiration!

The Best Christmas Gifts For Parents

  • An Insulated Picnic Basket
  • The Plush Picnic Blackberry two person backpack is a true all in one mobile picnic set that ensures picnicking will be fun and effortless! This picnic backpack is perfect as a gift for any occasion! Featuring a luxurious black polycanvas that is stain resistance to outdoor elements and waterproof for any unexpected rain. This high quality backpack will endure many years of memorable picnic experiences, and fits an entire bottle of wine! If Mom and Dad enjoy a nice meal or drink outdoors, this would make a fantastic gift!

  • Compact Swivel Cheese & Tapas Board
  • Maximum spread with minimal footprint: That's what every good entertainer craves. This collapsible food and cheese board delivers. With special sockets for ceramic serving bowls, a groove that keeps your crackers contained, and a secret drawer stocked with three cheese knives, it's got just about all your parents need to make sure their guests leave your next party feeling full. The best part? It folds down to half its size, so it's easy to stow in your cupboard, too.

  • Keurig K-Elite Coffee Machine
  • From cozy weekend mornings at home, to an energizing cup on those hectic weekday mornings, or a late night of studying, the coffee machine is a staple. This incredible gadget brews a single cup in a matter of seconds, and uses Keurig K-Cups for easy clean up and a wide variety of flavors. They'll be smiling and satisfied with each delicious cup!

  • Roomba Robot Vacuum
  • Experience cleaner floors, all at the push of a button with the Roomba 614 robot vacuum. The patented 3-Stage Cleaning System is specially engineered to loosen, lift, and suction everything from small particles to large debris from carpets and hard floors. Dirt Detect sensors alert the Roomba robot vacuum to clean more thoroughly on concentrated areas of dirt. Just press clean and Roomba gets to work! Perfect for parents with pets!

  • Matching Electric Toothbrushes
  • Ok, it's not super romantic or anything, but what better way to ensure years of healthy mouthes and all the kisses that come with it than a pair of matching electric toothbrushes? These top of the line models are dentist recommended, and sure to leave his and her teeth bright, shiny, and healthy! You can often find this item discounted at 10% off or more with coupon.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Coffee Mugs
  • Mom and Dad will enjoy a relaxing morning with their new coffee mugs, which hold 14 ounces of your favorite coffee, tea or hot chocolate! Excellent for lazy weekend mornings relaxing. The matching mugs read "Mr." in blue, and "Mrs." in pink. It's packaged in a gift-box, with ribbon and bow, so it's ready to give your parents right away!

  • Hands Casting Kit
  • This plaster casting kit for a pair of hands contains the materials to create a beautiful keepsake of their intertwined hands. The molding material is cool setting, nontoxic and non allergenic. Wiggling is not a problem as long the hands remain submerged in the molding gel until it sets. The set time is about 6 minutes, which includes the mixing time. The finished piece looks beautiful on a mantle or bookshelf, and is a treasured heirloom that Grand-kids and beyond will love to look at.

  • So Hoppy Together Figurine
  • This adorable frog couple is on a permanent magical date and they will be "So Hoppy Together" no matter where they decide to display them. This charming pair will steal the hearts of frog lovers, a best friend, or that special someone in your life! Suitable for indoor and outdoor use, your love frogs can all a little love to any space in your house or garden.

Gifts For Elderly Parents

  • Story of My Life: A Workbook for Preserving Your Legacy
  • Capture the stories of a lifetime! Help your parents preserve the stories of their life for posterity! The Story of My Life workbook makes it easy: Simply follow the prompts to preserve memories from your entire life. The book includes sections on parents, siblings, childhood, high school, career, and adulthood. It's a great way to create an heirloom for their kids and grandkids to cherish for years to come.

  • Vintage National Parks Puzzle
  • From Acadia to Zion and all points in between, our nation is home to more than 400 breathtakingly beautiful protected landscapes, wildernesses, and areas of cultural significance. Enjoy these destinations from the comforts of home with this 1,000-piece puzzle. Stored in a muslin bag within a decorative cylinder, this brainteaser's final product is a montage of several retro-styled National Parks logos and poster designs.

  • Vintage Age To Perfection Glasses
  • As with the lowball glasses above, these beautiful wine glasses are available with a wide number of dates, so you are sure to find the perfect one for your Mom and Dad. A generous 15 oz glass is perfect for red, white, pinot noir, cabernet and rose. Whatever your parents love to drink, help them do it in style!

  • Heart-Shaped Tea Bags
  • Got your heart set on a little tea time today? Opt for these charming heart-shaped bags! Growing up in Lyon, France, the maker spent hours at her parents’ tea shop, and wanted to capture the happy feelings she remembers from the customers who frequented it. The fun shapes only add to the joie de vivre. Each set contains 5 English Breakfast, 5 Earl Grey, and 5 White Berry teabags.

  • A Luxury Wine Decanter
  • Your Decanter Set Box comes with everything needed for perfect decanting: 1x Crystal Glass Decanter - with a total capacity of 1800 ml (60oz) 1x Cork Stopper 1x Box of Stainless Steel Cleaning Beads (300 pieces) 1x Robust and Beautifully Designed Color Box with Instructions. If your parents love a nice bottle with dinner from time to time (or more often!) then this is a great gift idea that'll see a lot of use!

  • National Parks Explorer Map
  • Chart your adventures on this map as you seek out some of the US’s most magnificent treasures—its National Parks. An irresistible blend of "vintage textbook" and "classic adventure movie," it beckons you to plan some road trips and explore the ones you've missed. Then mark those iconic wonders and hidden gems on your map with the included tree stickers. The key lists all 61 parks in order of date established (Yellowstone was first, in 1872). Complete your evergreen print with an optional birch poster frame handcrafted in Chicago. The contemporary, magnetic panels attach with a safe, secure clamp.

  • Stainless Steel Electric Wine Opener
  • This cordless electric wine bottle opener removes the cork in seconds and features a stainless steel housing with a transparent shell surrounding the corkscrew mechanism, so it's great for older hands! This wine bottle opener features an attractive stainless steel handle that fits comfortably in the palm of your hand and the transparent shell surrounding the corkscrew mechanism eliminates any need for guessing when the cork has been fully removed from the bottle. It's a gift your parents will love!

  • Extra Large Face Digital Clock
  • This digital day clock has an extra large font for easy viewing at a distance. Perfect for older folks with deteriorating eye sight, to help them keep an eye on the clock with a mere glance. Great gifts should be useful and thoughtful, and this clock is both!

Christmas Gifts For New Parents

  • Letters to My Baby
  • You'll always remember their first word or first steps, but what about a rainy Tuesday spent coloring or a weekend of baking cookies? Remember the sweetly simple first few years with your little ones with this correspondence-inspired set. Twelve fold-and-mail letters invite expecting and new parents to capture the little things, with prompts to get you started. The letter can be postdated, sealed, and then gifted to your children for a graduation or even the arrival of their first little one, giving you a tangible expression of love through the generations.

  • Mom Wine & Dad Beer Glasses
  • Being a new parent can be tough, so it's important to unwind and relax with your favorite beverage when time permits. These glasses are a fantastic way to help someone do just that this Xmas! A new Beer Pint-glass for Dad, and a stemmed wine glass for Mom! A thoughtful gift set they can enjoy together!

  • Coat of Arms - Personalized Birth Announcement
  • Illustrated in the iconic style of a coat of arms, this keepsake print honors a child's birth in a regal, timeless fashion, but with a few playful, contemporary twists. Patricia Carlin's charming, colored-pencil drawings depict adorable toys and animals surrounding a shield that holds special details about the new arrival, including his or her weight, zodiac sign, parents' names, and the town and state in which the baby was born. A fantastic new parent gift for your kids, friends, or anyone!

  • New Parents Tree Ornament
  • A personalized ornament is a great way to celebrate the new arrival! With the name of both parents, baby, and the year, this ornament will hang on the tree each year for decades to come! Start a new holiday tradition, and celebrate the formation of the newest family on the block!

  • Baby Keepsake Library
  • The years go by so fast, and humble yet precious objects scatter as your children grow. Some day—maybe not the first time they ask for the car keys, but certainly when they have their first child—they’ll remember them, and you will, too. Store cherished keepsakes like hospital name bracelets, lost teeth, and favorite binkies safely and all in one place with this library-style organizer using its illustrated labels, acid-free drawers, vertical files, and tiny envelopes. A cloth-covered casing resembling a museum-quality book makes this design an attractive addition to wherever you display your favorite collectibles.

  • Memories for My Grandchild: A Keepsake to Remember
  • Each chapter ends with a page upon which you can paste photographs and memorabilia. Or use it for free writing. Give your grandchild a better appreciation of who you are! Record 'big picture' moments, but also have fun sharing basic information, like the cost of going to a movie when you were your grandchild's age, your ideal film star, hobbies, and more. Though separated by a generation, the links between you will emerge from your entries, page by page. These connections are what matter most.

  • Personalized Baby Photo Album
  • Picture this. And that. Oh, and that, too. For every captured moment of new baby bliss there is this handmade photo album that makes a good gift for new parents. A laser-engraved, wooden cover comes personalized with the child's name (up to 10 characters) and (optional) date of birth--or just baby if details are still a mystery. Each page also has a small area for writing captions, dates and other special notes.

  • Daddy and Mommy Socks
  • These matching socks are the perfect way to help Mom and Dad keep their feet warm in celebration of the new arrival. These are a great stocking stuffer (for more, check out our list of Stocking Stuffers For Dads), and everyone will adore them! Pick up a pair for your favorite new parents to get the holiday started right!

Gifts For Parents That Have Everything

  • An Outdoor Wine Table
  • Grassy glades are perfect for picnicking, but definitely not ideal for keeping wine goblets and open bottles upright. This clever collapsible table is designed to hold all the elements of a classic picnic: two glasses, a bottle, and a plate full of your favorite pairings. The Baltic birch plywood design folds flat, locks in both open and closed positions, and incorporates two convenient handles. The fiberglass spike lets you plant the table securely in grass or sand, but isn't sharp enough to poke picnickers. Ideal for parents who have everything!

  • Family Tree Picture Frame
  • This elegant picture frame family tree is another unique present they're sure to enjoy. Fill it with pictures of kids, grandkids, and other family and friends at special occasions throughout the years! It will warm their hearts each time they look at it!

  • Jar Lid & Bottle Opener
  • How cool is this present? It's perfect for older hands, and makes quick work of jar and bottle lids! Just pop it in and twist, without having to worry about your grip on the lid! It mounts to the underside of a cabinet or counter-top, so it's hidden nicely out of the way until needed.

  • Mechanical Music Box Set
  • Whether we're singing out loud, tinkering with instruments, or simply humming along to the tunes of nature, we simply crave melody. That's why musical instruments have been around since people can remember, and mechanical music boxes since we've, well, mastered mechanics. The Mechanical Music Box Set is a unique variation on the old classic. Holes punched into special paper strips are fed into a hand-cranked "box," which produces tones quite unlike those of any other musical instrument. It's a unique gift your parents will treasure!

  • A Luxury Bamboo Bathtub Caddy Tray
  • Relaxation is key for parents, and this item is another unique one they'll enjoy. The caddy can hold wine, flowers, cellphones, candles, or just about anything else you can think of! A nice bath is a good way to unwind, especially in the cold winter months.

  • Funny Parents Mug
  • Want a funny way to tell your Mom and Dad you love them the most? This mug is it! Leave no doubt in the mind of others who the favorite is with this epic coffee, tea, or hot chocolate mug!

  • Infuse & Pour Alcohol Kit
  • Wanna step up your at-home mixology game? This kit will have you savoring flavors you never expected. Simply pick your mix of straight-from-the-farm dehydrated fruits and spices, add your favorite spirit, and let the fun begin. After about a week, you’ll have a fully-infused, ready-to-pour drink. It's a unique gift your Mom and Dad probably don't already have!

  • Car Trunk Organizer
  • This Eco-Friendly Car SUV Cargo Organizers Car Storage Organizer Container expands up to 2 Feet Long with plenty of compartments to put your car equipment, tools, groceries, grocery bag, cleaning supplies, household belongings, etc. If Mom and Dad's trunk looks like a scene from hoarders or bless this mess, then grab one of these today!

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