Oh how we love finding ideas for those treasured keepsake grandparent gifts for the holidays each year. We hope you love each of these sweet, sentimental gifts that let them know how much you love them. Regardless of how often they babysit. (Though that does warrant a few extra candy canes in our book.)
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Every grandparent loves framed photos of the kids, but it’s made sweeter with this kit that comes with multiple mats for the kids to decorate themselves. | 20% off with code COOL
$49.99, Pinhole Press
Gather the kids’ best artwork together — yes, even the 3-D stuff with the glitter and macaroni — and send it off to this company which will do all the work, scanning it professionally and binding it into a keepsake album. | $20 off with code “CMP”
$75+, Plum Print
One of our very favorite artists has been doing this so well, so long, we’re happy to recommend her work every year. She absolutely replicates your child’s drawing or signature perfectly, on keepsake quality key chains or pendants that are worth every penny.
$165 as shown, Metalmorphosis
Check out this smart DIY gift to help you create a gift that’s destined to become a beloved family heirloom. Just know all the kids and grandkids may fight over it one day!
There’s a lot to look at in Vanna Chup’s shop, but this personalized necklace with the children’s silhouettes is a standout as a cool holiday gift for grandparents you love. | 15% off with code COOL15
$78+, Le Papier Studio
The only thing better than a day with the grandkids? A day with the grandkids, with a professional photographer in tow. Ask friends for recos or search Yelp for one who’s highly rated. And be sure to check out the portfolio to see if you prefer something more posed, or more photojournalistic. (We love photojournalistic!)