15 Valentine Gift Ideas for Grandchildren

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You Are Going To LOVE These 15 Great Valentine's Day Gifts to Send Your Grand Kids

Finding the proper gifts for kids can be difficult and it can be even more difficult to find gifts for grandkids. There are tons of candies and baked goods to give away but sometimes their parents want them to have a more heart healthy diet. That means you'll have to look elsewhere for inspiration this Valentine's Day. That is why we have compiled a list of the best Valentine's Day gifts for grandkids!

  • Care Package
  • Gift Card
  • Coloring Gift Basket
  • Candy Bouquet
  • Seeds To Plant During The Springtime
  • Giant Fortune Cookie
  • Fresh Brownies
  • Piggy Bank
  • Movie Gift Basket
  • Picture Frame
  • A Book That You Loved At Their Age
  • A Scavenger Hunt
  • A Warm Banket
  • Hot Chocolate Mug
  • Coupons For A Visit From Grandparents

Care Package
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One of the most iconic Valentine's Day gifts for kids is a good old fashioned care package. Fill it with their favorite snacks, drinks and games for them to eat and play with. Every child is different so it will be easy to put a personalized spin on the care package based on what they like!

Gift Card

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While it may be difficult to figure out the right thing to get your grandkid you at least recognize their interests and the places they like to shop. Never underestimate the power of a gift card. This way your grandkid will be able to pick out exactly what they've always wanted and know that it was made possible by you. There are so many options to choose from, let's give you a the top 3 recommended:  1) ToysRUs  2)Baskin-Robbins/Dunkin Donuts  3)Any FastFood restaurant (you can pick one up there)

Coloring Gift Basket

coloring gift basket for grandkidsDo you have a little Picasso who is growing up to be a great artist? Feed their creative side with a coloring gift basket. This can include markers, crayons, colored pencils, or even paint! You will undoubtedly receive one of their master pieces to proudly hang on the fridge in return.

Candy Bouquet

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Nothing says Valentine's Day like heart shaped chocolates and other kinds of their favorite candy! The great thing about being a grandparent is that once they tear into your gift and start feeling their sugar high you can sit back and enjoy while mom and dad try to tame them! Feel free to include other goodies in the basket that you know they'll enjoy as well.

Seeds To Plant During The Springtime

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Do your grandkids enjoy working in the garden with you? Then give them all the seeds they need to plant their own garden come springtime! You can even include small gardening tools if they are old enough so they can get the real feel of raising their own flowers or fresh garden vegetables.

Giant Fortune Cookie

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There are a variety of giant fortune cookies that are great gifts for the grandkids! Not only will they get to enjoy a tasty treat but they'll also get the excitement of figuring out what their fortune is and how it applies to them!

Fresh Brownies

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Just because you are on a heart healthy diet doesn't mean that your grandkids have to be! Fresh brownies or one of their other favorite sweet treats that you makes is one of the perfect valentine's day gifts for grandkids.

Our gourmet baby brownie sampler gift box includes our most popular flavors packed into a chocolate brown box and wrapped with a bright yellow baby-themed accent. Available in three sizes, our bite-sized morsels measure 1.5" square, the Sprites are twice the size (3" by 1.5") and our generous regular sized brownies are 3" square. No matter what size you order, we'll wrap each brownie individually so they stay fresh and can be shared easily.

There are so many flavors. It would be impossible to make all these batches! Caramel, Chocolate Chip, Cream Cheese, Espresso Nib, Mint Chocolate, Original, Coconut, Pecan, Raspberry Swirl, Toffee Crunch, Walnut and White Chocolate.

Piggy Bank

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Teach your grandkid the value of saving with a fun and decorative piggy bank. Have them save their allowance and spare change in the piggy bank for that one toy they've always wanted or special treat they never seem to get from Mom and Dad.

Movie Gift Basket

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Is your grandkid a fanatic of a particular movie series? Then a gift basket full of them is the perfect gift! Fill the basket with other things like candy and popcorn to munch on during the movie marathon.

Picture Frames

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Valentine's day gifts for kids don't always just have to be candy or cookies. A nice picture frame is the perfect way to help your grandkid decorate their room. If you find a multi-picture frame they can fill it with photos of the whole family and proudly hang it in their room.

A Book That You Loved At Their Age

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Some kids are avid readers and will devour any book that they can get their hands on. Personalize your Valentine's Day gift to them by giving them a book that you really enjoyed when you were around their age. It will mean the world to them that you thought of something so personal to share with them. As a bonus, you'll both be able to talk about the book together as they read through the chapters!  If you can't find one, we've linked up to one we like. Just click on the link right above the picture

A Scavenger Hunt

This one may take some help from Mom and Dad. Have them hide things around the house that the grandkids can find based on the clues you give the in a handwritten series of letters. They'll love the adventure especially if you include a prize at the end like candy or a new toy. If you live close enough to them you can even have the scavenger hunt start at their house and end at yours!

A Warm Blanket

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Nothing shows a grandparents love more than a warm hug. And while you would love to do it in person that is not always possible. So, a big comfy blanket is the one of the best Valentine gift ideas for grandchildren because they can now always be wrapped up in your love.

Hot Chocolate Mug

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What's nicer than cuddling up on a cool evening with a hot cup of cocoa? Send your grandkid a mug you think they might like with packets of hot chocolate already inside. They'll love making it themselves and knowing that it came from you with love.


Coupons For A Visit From Grandparents

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This one allows you to put your own creative spin on a gift. Nothing is more valuable than spending time with your grandkids and this is a great opportunity to do just that. Decorate a booklet of "Coupons" for things like "One visit from Grandma and Grandpa" or "Lunch Out With Nana". Being retired gives you the flexibility to drop everything once your grandchild cashes in their coupons. Plus, they'll love giving you a call to redeem their gift!  Want to print the one above out so you can send it as a gift? Just click on the link above the picture and you'll be able to get the image.

This list just begins to scratch the surface of the hundreds of possibilities that are out there for great gifts for kids. Have any other ideas? Share them in the comments section below! We'd be delighted to hear from you.

About Matt 304 Articles
Matt Yheas has been a part of All About Gifts & Baskets for nearly 10 years. He travels the world looking for inspiration on gifts for babies, moms and corporations (seasons change!) Having studied art and design at the Art Institute of San Francisco, he's charged up to make sure you find a great balance between budget and gifts that are meaningful. Have a question? Matt is happy to help.

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