30 Gifts For Adult Children That Make Your Child Feel Like a Kid

Whether it’s Christmastime, Hanukkah, an upcoming birthday or something else, there are all kinds of reasons why you might want to buy gifts for your adult children, even though they’ve moved out and may even have families of their own.

They’re still your kids, and you still love them and want to show them that by finding them the perfect gifts. Below are thirty of our favorite options.

vanity mirror with light large

Give her a chance to shine a light on her: SHOWTIMEZ Vanity Mirror with Lights Large Hollywood

Light-up vanity mirrors are something that many people would love to have, but they’re often an expense that many people don’t want to spend on a “luxury” item. That’s what makes them such great gifts.

This particular vanity measures 27.5″ x 21.5″ and includes 16 bulbs with three adjustable lighting settings. The vanity also comes equipped with a USB port, so your beautiful daughter can charge her devices while she’s getting ready for the day.

You can also use touch to operate it.

guitar accessories kit

For the musician: Guitar Accessories Kit

If you’re blessed with a musician in the family, this kit comes with everything he’ll need to bring his guitar-playing to the next level. This kit includes three sets of bronze-quality guitar strings and 12 pins. There are also four bridge bones, as well as twelve guitar pins.

There’s also a three-in-one restring tool, a highly accurate guitar tuner, a capo, several lightweight guitar picks and even more great stuff. It’s truly got a little bit of everything included.

luggage set

The Child who Travels American Tourister Fieldbrook XLT Softside Upright Luggage set

This great, upright luggage from American Tourister comes in either a three-piece, four-piece or five-piece set to suit your child’s and his family’s needs. The set also comes in five colors and patterns to match his preferences.

The four-piece set includes the wheeled bag, the two upright pieces, and the boarding pack. (The three-piece set doesn’t include the wheeled duffel, and the five-piece set adds an additional spinner.

For ease of movement, the uprights are equipped with smooth-rolling tires and push-button controls that secure them. Each piece has multiple pockets, both interior and exterior. Reinforced corners are also available in the event of any rough handling.

10 piece microfiber bed-in-a-bag kit

A Comfortable Night’s Sleep: 10-Piece Bed-in-a-Bag Sunflower Comforter Set

This 10-piece microfiber bed in a bag kit comes with two sizes and five color options. It includes the ultra soft and warm comforter as well as a fitted and flat sheet. There are also three pillows shams, and two pillowcases.

The sheets have unique and incredibly useful side pockets that’ll allow your daughter to keep her phone, remote control, book and other personal items right there beside her within easy reach, and all items are made from elegant, durable microfiber that feels like silk but is as durable as cotton.

Every item can be machine-washed as it is available in vivid, fade-resistant colours.

toolbox rolling mobile organizer

For Handyman on the Move: Toolbox Rolling Mobile Organizer with Grip Handle

No matter if you’re a handyman or a handywoman in the family, this rolling tool chest of 33 inches will make it easy for them to get work done while they are on the move. For easy transportation, the kit includes two smooth rolling wheels as well as a folding handle.

It’s made to be durable and rugged and provides your handyman with plenty of storage options. You will find four different storage areas and additional bungee ropes that can hold your handyman’s most commonly used tools.

The back of the bag has cable hooks so he can keep his extension cords untangled.

photo album

You Will Always Remember These Warm Memories ZEEYUAN Leather Vintage Photo Album Memories

Whether you purchase this scrapbook and fill it with all of your favorite family memories before giving it to your daughter or give it to her empty so that she can fill it with her own family photos and keepsakes, it’s an excellent gift idea.

It’s made of premium leather with an embossed cover. It’s soft and pleasant to hold and features archival-quality, acid-free pages. It measures 8.6″ x 10.8″ and is easy to refill. The best way to cherish family memories is now.

electric poacher

For the Kid Who Can’t Cook: Elite Gourmet EGC-007 Easy Electric Poacher

This easy-to use egg cooker will be a great gift for your adult child if he has never learned to cook. The egg cooker comes in nine different colors so you can match his decor.

This cooker allows him to quickly prepare up to seven eggs in a matter of minutes by filling the cup with water, and then pressing the power button. It’s small, effective and incredibly versatile. Your son may never learn to cook anything else, but he’ll definitely be able to make some gourmet-quality eggs.

emergency roadside toolkit

Help Her Always Be Prepared: HAIPHAIK Emergency Roadside Toolkit

As a parent, you worry about your kids; it’s just what you do. It doesn’t matter that they’re grown because you still worry about them just as much. You don’t want your child to have to fix her broken car without any tools.

With this 124-piece roadside assistance set, she’ll be covered in case of a breakdown. The set comes with a jumper cable set that measures nearly 12 feet long, as well as a shovel and traction ropes. There is also a tire-mending kit.

It’s lightweight and compact and can easily be stored in the trunk, passenger floorboard or backseat.

wall mounted jewelry organizer

The Perfect Place for Her Jewellery: Rustic Wall Mounted Jewelry Organizer

Many people collect a lot over time, with jewelry being a major part of this. This large, 12″ x 17″ x 4.5″ wall-mounted jewelry box is a great place for her to put her favorite pieces.

This barnwood style has beautiful, rustic appeal. It features hanging earrings with silver wire mesh, several hooks for necklaces and rings, as well as a row slot for rings.

It’s high-quality, durable and as long-lasting as it is lovely. Your daughter’s sure to love it.


New Tires – Everyone Needs Them; No One Wants to Buy Them: Goodyear Assurance All-Season Radial Tire

Another essential item that everyone requires is tires no one wants to buy because they’re so expensive. If you’re looking for a slightly higher-priced gift to give your child, invest in a new set of tires for his vehicle.

These are all-season tires by Goodyear, and they’re really exceptional quality. The tires are wide and have large shoulders blocks, which allow for an easy handling. He should also enjoy a tread life of 65,000m.


The Hardcore Fantasy Fanatics: HeavenlyKraft Decorative Bookends for Shelves

If your daughter has a love of fantasy in general or Tolkien in particular, you couldn’t find a better gift for her than these Tolkien-inspired bookends to hold all her favorite books. Made of black-painted steel, they’re incredibly durable and feature non-skid pads on the bottom to keep them from sliding around all over the shelf.

They’re also quite heavy, weighing over two pounds, but best of all, they feature Tolkien’s famous, “Not all those who wander are lost” line as well as cut-out, shaped figures of all nine of the original members of the fellowship, as well as Bill the pony.

Tatcha skin cream

For as long as you can, keep him (or her) looking as young as possible. Tatcha The Dewy Skin Cream

This cream may be a bit pricey, but it is very effective. It’s rich and smooth, and it works by hydrating the skin, providing much-needed antioxidants and a healthy glow.

You almost feel it plump your skin and remove wrinkles. It is great for dull or dry skin.

hostess set

Get her to entertain: Portofino 3 piece Melamine Hostess Set

This lovely hostess set comes with a chip-n-dip server, a three-section relish tray and a long rectangular tray for hors d’oeuvres. These heavyweight dishes, designed by Nancy Green, are made from melamine. They feature beautiful, multicolor flowers and a geometric print.

You can use them indoors or out and all are safe for the dishwasher. This gift is perfect for children who enjoy entertaining.

water bottle

You Need to Remember To Hydrate Under Armour Sideline 64 Ounce Water Bottle

Chances are good that when your children lived at home, you were constantly reminding them to do things to take care of themselves like “Brush your teeth,” “Eat more vegetables,” “Wear sunscreen” and “Drink more water!” Now that they’re grown and aren’t in your home every day, you probably don’t get as many chances to remind them to do all those things that keep them healthy, but this double-walled, foam-insulated, 64-ounce water bottle from Under Armour can act as a constant reminder to your child to “Drink more water!” Every time he looks at it, he’ll think of you and hear your voice in his head.

It’s BPA-free, features a fold-down handle for easy carrying and comes in 13 different colors!

pizza stone

Even Grown Kids Love Pizza: Pizza Stone for Best Crispy Crust Pizza

Some people don’t seem to grow out of their passion for pizza no matter what age they are. Get this thermorite pizza stone for your pizza lover. She can create her favorite cheesy and delicious pizzas right at her grill.

Pizza stones are great because they retain heat better than regular pans, and they’re also durable, strong and excellent conductors. This one’s BPA-free and food-safe; it features no odd smell like some pizza stones, and it comes with a bonus scraper and a free recipe ebook.

Mrs Meyers clean day 3 pack

Mom’s Secret to Keeping Things Clean: Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day Multi-Surface Everyday Cleaner 3-Pack

If you’re the kind of parent who firmly believes in Mrs. Meyer’s cleaning products, you’re definitely not alone. Mrs. Meyer’s has quickly become one of the most popular brands on the market. Let the next generation experience the fragrant, powerful miracle of Mrs. Meyer’s.

Meyer’s multi-surface everyday cleaner by buying your child this three-pack of the great-smelling stuff. This cleaner cleans, revives and removes any odors on non-porous surfaces. It smells wonderful and reminds you of honeysuckle.

With this amazing product, you can make cleaning a lot less painful for your child.

remington body groomer kit

Make sure he always looks his best Remington PG525 Lithium Powered Body Groomer Kit

This is a great father-to-son (or mother-to-son, for that matter) gift that’ll help ensure your favorite man always looks his best. Remington PG525 is a full-sized body groomer that includes a foil shaver, a vertical body hair trimmer, and countless other attachments.

It’s cordless and powered by a lithium battery that can last for over an hour without needing a recharge. All attachments can be washed and have surgical-steel blades. It also comes with a two-year limited warranty, so if for some reason it doesn’t live up to your son’s expectations, he can always send it back for a refund.


Almost Like You’re Still Tucking Him In: RelaxBlanket Weighted Blanket 60″ x 80″

RelaxBlanket weighted blankets have the highest quality, most warm and versatile blankets available. They are available in 9 different colors. One tonne of different sizes ranging from 36″ x 48″ to 80″ x 90″ and from five to 30 pounds! Each blanket is made of OEKO-TEX-certified cotton and filled with premium glass beads that have been woven into the blanket’s fibers.

It’s soft, comfortable and will make your child feel like he’s being snuggled in a warm embrace. It’s kind of the perfect gift.

Roald Dahl collection stories box set

Get her some nostalgic nostalgia Roald Dahl Collection 15 Fantastic Stories Box Set

If you’re looking for a gift that’s heartwarming, sentimental and sure to fill your adult child with a sense of nostalgia, consider buying her this 15-book box set collection of Roald Dahl’s best books.

The books come in a beautiful book box in Dahl-style. Set includes Matilda and the BFG Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Charlie and the Great Glass Elvator Charlie and the Giant Peach Charlie and the Witches There are eight more Dahl favourites.

They can be enjoyed by her or shared with her children. Either way, she’ll love the gift.

candles gifts

Get the Complete Aromatherapy Experience Scented Candles Gifts

This three-piece set of wonderful scented candles comes in a lovely gift box that’s almost as attractive as the candles themselves. The candles’ scents include framboise, drunken tango and lavender. Each 6.

This 5-ounce candle, made entirely from soy and free of parabens, has no cruelty and contains no harmful chemicals. They smell great and are perfect for creating a stress relieving, calming environment in your child’s home. The candles have a burning time between 35 to 40 hours, and come with a wooden cover for elegance and class.

coffee maker and milk frother

Starbucks Addicts: Sboly Single Serve Coffee Maker & Milk Frother

It’s a great choice for the cappuccino, latte or coffee lover in your family. You don’t have to hear your son complaining about his spending habits at Joe Muggs and Starbucks. Get him this great single-serve espresso maker with milk frother. This will allow him to make delicious coffees each morning.

It’s a two-in-one machine that works with both K-cup pods and regularly brewed coffee grounds.

It features quick-heating technology that brews a single cup in only three minutes time, and it has a self-cleaning feature so that he doesn’t even have to worry about cleaning the machine before rushing off to work.

It also includes a three-in-one frother for more café-style drinks, whether he likes them cold or hot. It’s easy and safe to use and features a durable, long-lasting design.

box with key lock

Protect What’s Precious to Them: SentrySafe 1170 Fireproof Box with Key Lock

It is possible to give someone a gift that they don’t need but would be happy to buy for themselves. You need somewhere secure and safe to store vital documents such as birth certificates and marriage licenses.

With this fireproof box from SentrySafe, that’s exactly what your son will have. It’s large enough to hold all of his most important documents and can be used in conjunction with hanging file folders if he so chooses, although those are sold separately.

It has a key lock with two keys and can keep things safe in temperatures of up to 1,550°F for up to half an hour.

memory lockets

From Mother to Daughter Best Gift Floating Charm Living Memory Lockets

If you’re a mom looking for a sweet, sentimental gift for your daughter, this memory locket is just the thing. It’s relatively inexpensive but looks very elegant and chic. It’s made of stainless steel and features a clear glass double-sided face locket that opens for adding floating charms of your or your daughter’s choice.

The crystal around the outside can be customized to reflect your daughter’s birthstone, and the chain is included. It comes with two different message plates, and both are sure to put a tear in your daughter’s eye.

wallet card

From father to son PLITI to My Son Wallet Card

This is another great option if you’re looking for something sentimental and sweet, only this gift is designed for your son. It’s a stainless steel wallet card that features a very kind, warmhearted message that’ll show your son just how you feel about the wonderful man he’s become.

It’s simple and inexpensive, but it’s worth everything where it counts.

sewing kit 206 piece

You can get quick, on-the-go mending here Large Sewing Kit 206-Piece Premium Sewing Supplies

If there’s one thing that every adult child should know how to do, it’s basic sewing repairs. The 206-piece, well-stocked sewing kit includes everything your child needs to fix or sew a seam on favorite clothing items.

You will receive a sewing kit that includes thread reels. Sewing pins. sewing clips. A measuring tape. Steel scissors. Extra buttons. Stitchers. Everything comes in a convenient carrying case so that he’ll have everything he needs in one place.

The only thing left is to make sure you teach him how to use it before he’s gone.

stainless steel silverware set

Help Her Stock Her Kitchen: EVOLVE Stainless Steel Silverware Set

This 24-piece stainless steel silverware set is a great gift for anyone, but it’s especially nice for an adult child who’s just recently moved out of your home and into her own. Children – even adult children – really know very little about buying good, high-quality silverware, so help your daughter out by buying her her first set and taking the pressure off her to find good cutlery.

You get four sets of all the following items: steak knives, salad forks dinner forks dinner knives dinner knives dinner spoons dinner spoons tea spoons They’re all well-made, durable and rust-free. It’s also a joy to use because of its ergonomic design.

men´s fleece shirt

Can’t Go Wrong with Something Warm: Men’s Long Sleeve Heavy Weight Fleece Shirt

If you’re really at a loss as to what to buy your son, you can never go wrong with a warm, stylish fleece over-shirt. The flannel shirt is 100% polyester. It buttons all the way. They’re comfortable and extremely warm, and they feature a relaxed fit that doesn’t restrict movement like many other button-down shirts.

They’re machine-washable and come in several different colors. Plus, they’re made by Wrangler, so you know they’re good quality!

call your mom box sign

One Not-So Subtle Reminder Primitives by Kathy Call Your Mom Box Sign

If you’re looking for a gift that’s relatively inexpensive and sure to bring a smile to the face of your adult child, this Primitives box sign is just the thing. While there are many options, this is our favorite.

It measures three inches by four inches and not-so-subtly reminds your child – no matter his or her age – that s/he’d better call mom, and s/he’d better call often! It’s cute and stylish, and the monochromatic colors allow it to fit in with just about any type of decor, but best of all, it’s a fun little reminder that someone out there loves and worries about him/her and wants to hear about his/her day.

car care kit

Help Her Stay Tidy Even after She’s Gone: Turtle Wax 50754 Ultimate Car Care Kit

This is another one of those practical gifts that never really goes out of style because no matter how old your child gets, she’s always going to need stuff to clean her car. This ten-piece set includes many of Turtle Wax’s best products: car wash, wax and dry spray wax, tire shine, dash and glass cleaner, scratch remover, Zip wax, inside/outside protectant and Odor-X spray.

This kit includes a microfiber buffer and cleaning cloth. With this kit, she’ll have the cleanest, best-smelling car in the neighborhood.

men´s travel kit

Proper hygiene is essential: Convenience Kits International Men’s Premium 15 Piece Assembled Travel Kit

This TSA-compliant travel bag is the perfect gift for your son, whether he travels frequently or spends many nights away. It comes with all of the “essential” toiletries including shampoo, deodorant, Kleenex, “Dude Wipes,” toothpaste and a toothbrush, a razor, a comb and more.

All items are small enough for TSA screening without any issues. Don’t worry, though; if you have daughters, there’s also a very similar kit made just for them as well.

You can find it by doing a quick Amazon search.

Finding Gifts for Your Adult Kids Who Aren’t Kids Any Longer

When it comes time to buy a gift for an adult child – no matter the circumstance behind it – parents often tend to take a more practical route. Their grandchildren start savings accounts, pay large bills or make plans to travel. All of those things are great and are usually very much appreciated by their children, but it’s important to remember that those aren’t the only types of gifts that children would appreciate from their parents.

Your adult children may be adults, but they’re still just people. There are special food they love, interests they have and items they collect. Gifts from parents to adult children don’t always have to be expensive or “practical” or even all that meaningful. Sometimes it is enough. a hilarious gag gift A mother with a similar sense to humor could mean as much for a girl as paying off student loan debt every month.

When choosing gifts for your adult children, think about the kind of people they’ve grown into being. Are they sports-loving? If so, do they prefer to watch or play them? Do they read? If so, which format do they prefer: ebooks, hardbacks, or paperbacks? Is your daughter an animal lover who’d appreciate gifts for her furry best friends just as much as she’d appreciate gifts for herself? Do you prefer tea or coffee? Which twin is your favorite? Game of Thrones Which one would you prefer to be a reality television star?

When shopping for gifts for grown children, these are questions that you need to be asking yourself. Hopefully, you and your children have remained close through the years, and if that’s the case, then you know all about what kinds of people they are and what kinds of things they’d enjoy. You can trust your instincts about your children. Trust your instincts as to whether or not they’d enjoy something funny, sentimental, practical or delicious.

Most of the time, people just want to know that you’ve put a little thought into the gifts you buy them. As long as you did, they usually love the gifts, even if they aren’t the “perfect” gifts, so to speak. Buying gifts for your children shouldn’t be a nerve-wracking experience. In fact, if you really stop to think about it, your kids are probably easier to buy for now that they’re grown than they ever were when they were children. You probably share some things now, which is a good thing, as you may have not known the exact request they made when you asked them for an Atari system 40, 30 and 20 years ago. Legend of Zelda or an Offspring’s greatest hits album.


Check out the comments section down below and let us know what your favorite gift was that you’ve ever received from a parent. If you’re a parent of a grown child, yourself, let us know what kinds of gifts you like to buy those children when it comes time to give gifts. This guide is sure to be liked by your loved ones. Please come back often for new updates!

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