30 Creative Gifts for Dancers That Celebrate the Art of Movement

Gift Ideas for Dancers

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The art of movement is more than a hobby or profession, it's a passion. Anyone who knows a dancer understands just how much the craft becomes an integral part of everyday life. So what to get that dancer for a special occasion? There are so many great gifts that celebrate the art of dance, whether you are shopping for the holidays, a birthday, or the perfect gift to commemorate a big performance.

From jazz to hip-hop, contemporary to classical, every genre of dance should be celebrated with a fun gift. Photography lovers might love inspirational images taken by dance photographers like Jordan Matter and the NYC Dance Project. Or, if you also have a fashionista on your hands, a funky pair of dance leggings, hand-knit leg warmers, or a trinket dish to hold accessories might do the trick. Take a look at our curated list of gifts for dancers to find the perfect present, whether buying gear for a budding ballerina or an accomplished contemporary dancer.

These 30 creative dance gift ideas will keep the favorite dancer in your life twirling with delight.

Pop Art Dance Leggings

Colorful Dance Leggings

Just for Kix | $32.99


Personalized Dance Tumbler


Little Dancer Print

LIttle Dancer Print

Vashti Harrison | $11.25+


Dance Candle


3D Illusion Lamp

3D Illusion Lamp

Gawell | $14.99


Dancer Definition Wall Art

Dancer Word Definition Wall Art

BellaFrye | $26.40+


Custom Dance Bag


Coffee and Choreography Notebook

Coffee and Choreography Notebook

927keepsakes | $13.99


Personalized Children's Book, I'm a Little Dancer

Personalized Childrens Book

ISeeMeBooksUS | $29.99+


Ballerina Trinket Dish


Personalized Ballerina Mug

Personalized Mug

IONA | $13.80+


Ballet Dancer Phone Case


PlumBand Stretch Band

PlumBand Stretch Band

Plum | $23.95


Dance Quote Pencils


The Art of Movement by the NYC Dance Project


Black Girl Magic Dance Duffle Bag

Gift Ideas for Dancers

The Trini Gee | $54.90+


Ballerina Jewelry Stand


Knit Dance Socks


Ballet Dancer Travel Mug

Ballet Dancer Travel Mug

RusteDe | $26.25


Dance Friends Stickers


Dance Charm Necklace


Wish Dance Bracelet

Wish Dance Bracelet

Arie and Co. | $4.05


Motivational Throw Pillow

Gifts for Dancers

showmemars | $27.75


#Confidance T-Shirt

Gifts for Dancers

Block Merch | $16.80+


Born to Dance by Jordan Matter


Adult Coloring Book


Ballerina Herbal Warming Slippers


Personalized Dancer Print


Dance Legends Alphabet Book by Beck Feiner


This Kitchen is for Dancing, Metal Wall Sign


This article has been edited and updated.

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Jessica Stewart

Jessica Stewart is a Contributing Writer and Digital Media Specialist for My Modern Met, as well as a curator and art historian. Since 2020, she is also one of the co-hosts of the My Modern Met Top Artist Podcast. She earned her MA in Renaissance Studies from University College London and now lives in Rome, Italy. She cultivated expertise in street art which led to the purchase of her photographic archive by the Treccani Italian Encyclopedia in 2014. When she’s not spending time with her three dogs, she also manages the studio of a successful street artist. In 2013, she authored the book 'Street Art Stories Roma' and most recently contributed to 'Crossroads: A Glimpse Into the Life of Alice Pasquini'. You can follow her adventures online at @romephotoblog.
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