It's almost summer, which means that graduation season is officially upon us. If you're looking for an above-average way to congratulate that special graduate in your life, these creative gifts are sure to get you on the honor roll! Whether you're shopping for a high school graduate who is becoming a young adult or a college grad stepping off campus and into the real world, there are plenty of options to choose from.
From personalized photo art to quirky home decor, many of these great graduation gifts offer an imaginative way to celebrate the big day. Others—including a handy tool and a how-to book about “adulting”—prepare them for life on their own, whether they're moving into a dorm room or their very first apartment. And, of course, many inspire them to spread their wings and explore, like the wise owl scarf and an Earth puzzle.
No matter what you're looking for, this list makes coming up with a unique graduation gift as easy as a, b, c.
Here are 36 unique gifts to celebrate your favorite graduate on their special day.
“Koalafied” Coffee Cup
Convertible Laptop Backpack
Personalized Graduation Blanket
Custom Graduation Photo Art with Frame
Wise Owl Graduation Card
“Adulting” Coffee Mug
Artistic Weekender Bag
Aurora Borealis Pendant
Past Present Future Bracelet
Chef's Portable Multi-Tool
AeroPress Coffee & Espresso Maker
Monstera Deliciosa in Planter
“Things They Don't Teach You In School” Game
“Smells Like Home” Candles
Home Office Lap Desk
World Traveler Cork Globe
Table Top Dry Erase Pad
Weekly Planner Pad
The World is Yours Banner
Pocket Maya Angelou Wisdom
Inspirational Wall Art
Fujifilm Instax Mini 11 Instant Camera
Hourglass Necklace with Meteorite Dust
College Cityscape Wine Glasses
Personalized Wood Cut City Map
Color Map Mugs
One Line a Day: A 5-Year Memory Book