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Finding the perfect gifts for parents requires a lot of research and thinking. With so much to consider before buying, we don’t blame you if you’re completely stumped.

No matter if you’re looking for Christmas gift ideas, anniversary gift ideas, or gifts for another special occasion, we’ve got plenty of amazing gift ideas that they’ll love.

From picture frames to cherish important memories,to personalized Christmas gifts and cozy slippers, discover the best gifts for parents below.

Top Gift Ideas For Parents

1. DELUXY Mr. & Mrs. Aprons

mr mrs apron couple

You know what they say; “Couples That Cook Together, Stay Together”. This Mr & Mrs aprons bundle is the perfect present for couples to bond over. A clever and giftable bridal shower or wedding present that’s ready to give, there is no wrapping needed. Included inside the package is a 50+ Romantic Recipe Book that sets the mood for a romantic evening, a pair of Mr & Mrs oven mitts, a potholder, and a best wishes card.

2. Hands Casting Kit

hands casting kit

Capture your parent’s love forever with this awesome hands casting kit. Including everything they need to create a perfect cast of them holding hands, this DIY gift is sure to be an excellent statue for any room or table in their house. Incredibly easy to make, they won’t believe how detailed it is when it’s finished!

3. Greatest Parents Art Plaque

greatest parents art plaque

Looking for a unique anniversary gift? Melt their hearts with this greatest parents wooden art plaque. Ideal for hanging up in any room, this plaque features an inspirational method that is sure to bring them to tears. Made in the USA and complete with a wooden frame, this thoughtful gift is sure to go down well.

4. Foot Massager Roller

foot massager roller gift idea

Help them melt away the aches and stress in their feet with this dual foot massager. Ideal for any parent who complains about their aching feet, this roller will help ease their aches and pains in minutes. Suitable for feet of all sizes and portable enough to use anywhere, their feet are sure to appreciate this great gift idea.

5. Anniversary Hand Sculpted Figure

anniversary hand sculpted figure

Remind them why they fell in love with this adorable handcrafted figurine. Ready to display on a shelf, table or mantel, this six-inch sculpted piece is the ultimate expression of love and caring. Ideal for anniversaries and special occasions, this present is sure to make your loved ones smile.

6. Best Mom & Dad Mugs

best mom dad mugs present

Give them something to remind them how special they are every day with these adorable best mom and dad mugs. Delicately packed in a lovely presentation gift box, these two 14 oz mugs both come with a gold and marble design as well as two golden stirring spoons and lids.

7. King & Queen Glass Set

king queen glass set

Remind them who the real king and queen of the house are with this beer mug and wine glass. Suitable for new parents and anniversaries, both of these glasses come wrapped in a presentation gift box so they can be gifted straight away. Each glass also has its own crown design that will definitely please any Game of Thrones fans.

8. Mom & Dad Keychain Set

mom dad keychain set

For parents who don’t like people making a big fuss over them, these subtle keychains are the perfect gift idea. Including two stainless steel keychains, one for mom, and one for dad, they also come presented in a velvet pouch to hide the surprise. A reminder they’ll see every day when they use their keys, these keychains are sure to make them smile.

9. Safe Baby Handling Tips Book

safe baby handling tips book

Perfect for new parents, this safe baby handling book is an excellent way to teach them how to look after their new baby. Featuring a range of hilarious diagrams, this book will teach anyone how and how not to handle a baby. The book also contains a helpful spinning wheel to decide who’s turn it is to take care of the baby!

10. Tile Object Finder Pack

tile object finder pack gift idea

Once parents reach a certain age, they always start to lose things! Help make their lives easier with these super handy tile object finders. Simply attach the device to any object they keep losing, such as their keys, laptop or wallet, and trigger a noise from their smartphone. The device will make a noise, making it easy to locate the lost item.

11. Life Story Frame

life story frame

Being adopted by a family is an important event in anybody’s life. Show your parents how much they mean to you with this beautiful life story picture frame. With three photo openings for a picture of your parents and yourself, this frame is a fantastic way to show your love and thank them for adopting you.

12. Pregnancy T-Shirt

pregnancy announcement shirt

Know a couple who are expecting their first child? Help them spread the announcement to the world with this hilarious t-shirt. Made in the USA, this screen printed shirt features the text “she’s eating for two, I’m drinking for three”. Suitable for any fathers to be, this is sure to get plenty of laughs.

13. DNA Testing Kit

dna testing kit

You might know who your parents are and your family tree, but what about your parents? Help them explore their ancestry and DNA story with this easy to use DNA testing kit. With just a simple saliva sample, the test will uncover a range of information about anyone’s history and give them detailed information about their family’s origins.

14. Instant Pot Cooker

instant pot cooker gift idea

What better way to treat your parents than with their very own instant pot nine in one electric cooker. A pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, steamer, yogurt maker and more, this instant pot is sure to help them cook up some new recipes in the kitchen. With plenty of pre-programmed settings, any parent will be highly grateful opening this.

15. Video Doorbell

video doorbell for parents

Answering the door for your parents is just one of the many things you have to put up with in life. But what happens when you move out? Help them answer the door digitally with this awesome video doorbell. Featuring a crystal clear HD camera and two-way audio, they’ll love being able to answer the door without getting up!

16. Amazon Alexa Echo Dot

amazon alexa echo dot

If you’ve moved out, or are planning on moving out of your parent’s house, get them something to help around the house with this Amazon echo dot. Featuring plenty of Alexa voice commands, this gift will help them stream music, listen to audiobooks, set alarms, and so much more!

17. Tri Lasagne Pan

three lasagne pan gift idea

Most parents love cooking and are always excited with new tools to use in the kitchen. Give them something new to try with his handy trio lasagne pan. Makeup to three different lasagne recipes in one pan at the same time, or use it to make loaf breads, cakes, and whatever they can think of.

18. Robot Vacuum Cleaner

robot vacuum cleaner

What better way than to give your parents a break from housework than with this fully automated robot vacuum cleaner. Efficient and intelligent, this vacuum cleaner can easily navigate around any house without bumping into objects. With the ability to clean a range of different surfaces including carpets, tiles and wooden flooring, this vacuum is the perfect holiday gift.

19. Weighted Blanket

weighted blanket

Ensure they sleep comfy and stay relaxed at night with this game-changing weighted blanket. Premium quality and made from seven layers of cotton, this weighted blanket is available in a range of different sizes and weights with the ideal weight being 10% of the user’s body weight. If you’re looking for a unique gift for your parents, then this is it.

20. Scratch Off Movie Poster

scratch off movie poster

Do your parents think they’re movie buffs? See how much they really like movies with this essential top 100 movies scratch-off list. Including 100 must-see movies from the past 50 years, this poster is great for ensuring they’re up to date and will understand all of your movie references.

21. Oral-B Electric Toothbrush

oral b electric toothbrush

Some parents are known for being very old fashioned and not adopting new technology. Upgrade their dental hygiene with this fantastic electric toothbrush from Oral-B. Clinically proven to be more effective than manual toothbrushes, not only will this save them the time of brushing manually, but it will also leave their teeth cleaner.

22. KinderPerfect Party Card Game

parents part card game

Spend some quality time with your parents with this awesome and hilarious party card game. Inspired by the super-popular Cards Against Humanity game, this pack includes over 400 individual cards and is perfect for a fun night in. Also suitable for new and soon to be parents, they’re sure to appreciate this fun card game.

23. Family Tree Picture Frame

hanging family tree picture frame

Give them something they’re sure to proudly put on display in their home with this beautiful family tree picture frame. Available in six to ten photo frame editions, this hanging picture frame is the ultimate family tree to display the entire family. At 20 inches tall and 18 inches wide, it’s sure to be the highlight of any room.

24. Bamboo Cheese Board Set

bamboo cheese board set

Help them to relax and entertain their guests with their very own bamboo cheese board and knife. Complete with a hidden drawer with four utensils, this cheese board has enough room to hold plenty of snacks while entertaining guests. The board also contains grooves, which are ideal for holding crackers, nuts or olives.

25. Echo Show 5

echo show 5 gift idea

For parents who aren’t up to date with the latest technology, give them something to video call you with this all in one echo show five. Featuring a 5.5-inch smart display with Alexa built-in, this device makes it easy to get weather and traffic updates, as well as video call people. With so much functionality built-in, this is certainly an upgrade for any parent.

26. Gold Dipped Rose

gold dipped rose present

Flowers are a great way to show your mom or dad how much they mean to you, but the problem is they don’t last forever. Give them something more sustainable that will last longer with this beautiful gold dipped rose. Complete with a stand and artful gift box, this premium gift is one of the best gifts for parents. 

27. Biscotti Cookie Gift Basket

biscotti cookie gift basket

Spoil them silly with this delicious cookie gift basket. Perfect for either mom or dad, this cookie basket comes with 18 individual masterpieces for them to enjoy. Full of nutty and seedy toppings, you’re sure to be put in their good books with this delicious gift.

28. First 5 Years Baby Memory Book

first years baby memory book

Any parent expecting a baby will certainly want to capture their life as they grow up. Help them document their early years with this adorable baby memory book. Including enough pages to capture the first five years of their life, this book also comes with an inkpad to treasure their handprints.

29. A Man’s Guide to Newborn Babies

mans guide to newborn babies

It’s no secret that most guys struggle to look after newborn babies on their own. Give them some essential advice on looking after their newborn with this handy man’s guide to newborn babies book. Perfect for every guy worried about looking after a new baby, this book contains all the answers to their questions.

30. Large Scented Candles Gift Set

large scented candles gift set

Get them something every parent is guaranteed to love with this scented candles gift set. Including lavender, jasmine, vanilla and gardenia scents, this natural soy wax candle set will help them relax wherever they want. With each candle having 20-25 hours of burn time, these are sure to take them a while to get through them.

31. Wireless Security Camera

wireless security camera

An excellent gift idea for parents with small kids or new babies, this camera doubles as a security camera and a baby monitor. With a 25 fps HD camera and 355-degree horizontal rotation, this device is great for checking up on the kids. Also including two-way audio, this camera has a range of practical uses.


Beth Noll is a gift editor at Gift Observer. She loves shopping for friends and sharing her top gift recommendations on the blog. With 9 years of blogging experience, she's always up to date with the latest trends and best gift ideas.