DIY Christmas Gifts for Grandparents

Everybody remembers the love they have for their pops and grandma – so it’s important to honor them over the holiday season. Make grandparents a very special present from the heart with these amazing DIY Christmas Gifts that are easy and inexpensive to do. Many can even be made as gifts for teachers and other relatives too.

1. Grandma Sign

Grandma Sign
Make a really cute sign that they can hang in their kitchen. You can purchase a wooden plaque and paint the message you would like on it.

2. Personalized Mug

Personalized Mug
Remind them how special they are every time they go to have a cup of cocoa with this adorable mug. You’ll need a white meg and oil based sharpies to recreate this idea.


3. Fingerprint Painting

Fingerprint Painting
They’ll know how uch they are loved with this very sweet painting customized with feet, finger or hand prints.

4. Footprint Bauble

Footprint Bauble
Give them a piece of baby’s first Christmas with this super cute ornament. Dip the baby’s foot in glue and then sprinkle it with glitter – either pink or blue.

5. Family Tree

Family Tree
For this creative idea, you get everyone in the family extended and otherwise to sign their names in the shape of a tree.

6. Handprint Ornaments

Handprint Ornaments
Salt dough ornaments are made really special with the addition of the kids hand prints. The reindeer looks super cute and is simply a hand print painted brown and details such as antlers are then added.

7. Greatest Blessings

Greatest Blessings
You can make this sign from canvas and add each of the grand children’s names and dates of birth in order of their ages.

8. Fingerpainting Art

Fingerpainting Art
Frame their finger print art with a picture of the child for grandparents to treasure forever.

9. Handprint Snowman Ornament

Handprint Snowman Ornament
These salt dough ornaments are formed into a snow globe shape with their hand prints turned into snowmen.


10. Hand & Footprint Collage

Hand & Footprint Collage
Grandparents will treasure this sentimental gift forever. You’ll need three canvases, acrylic paints, gems and little bells. You can do one panel for each of your kids.

11. Scrabble Art

Scrabble Art
For a truly unique gift that they will love – make them a scrabble collage. Lay out all the names of your family in the form of a crossword and add a special message before framing.

12. Love Hand & Footprint Art

Love Hand & Footprint Art
This is a super cute gift that incorporates hand and footprints for make the word love and comes complete with a picture of the kids at the end.

13. Best Grandpa

Best Grandpa
Make an apron for grandpa with the kids hand prints then iron on letters and the mustache. This idea could also be used for Father’s Day too.

14. The Best Things in Life

The Best Things in Life
This is an inexpensive but thoughtful gift for grandparents to receive. Use a wooden board to print your children’s foot and hand prints with a cute saying over the top.

15. Special Ornament

Special Ornament
This is a great Idea to do for an ornament, especially for newborns, and years after.

16. Bottle Cap Birthdays

Bottle Cap Birthdays
Simply made from a plank of wood and bottle caps – this is a handmade calendar of birthdays for grandparents.

17. Salt Dough Ornament

Salt Dough Ornament

18. Hug from Home

Hug from Home

19. Helping Hands

Helping Hands
Print your children’s handprints onto oven mitts and pot holders to make these adorable helping hands that could be used for birthdays and any other occasion too.

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