40 Amazing Graduation Gifts for Her in 2021

by mkimmel | Last Updated: March 2, 2021

Graduation is one of the most special times in a person’s life. Picking a gift is always difficult, but choosing a graduation gift for that special girl in your life? That is next-level difficult! Here’s a list of 40 graduation gifts for her to help you out with that. Check it out!

Stone Resin Figurine

At 8 inches high, this stone resin figurine makes good memorabilia for display. It has crystal accents, intricately sculpted details, and a heartwarming message engraved. The message reads: “Reach for your dreams, follow your heart.” It is a part of Enesco’s foundations collection, and it will surely make a good gift for the new graduate in your life!

Freshman Survival Guide

If you are buying a gift for a high school graduate and want to make sure that she’ll find the gift useful, then get her this! The Freshman Survival Guide will be her first mentor in venturing the college life. It has a handful of advice in studying effectively, socializing, dating, money management, and more. This issue is an updated version complete with new research, tips, and more helpful advice!

Adulting: How to Become a Grown-up in 535 Easy(ish) Steps

It’s terrifying to be an adult, but it will be less terrifying if you have a manual for it! If you are gifting someone who just got out of college and on their way to adulting, they’ll love this for sure. This book has a funny “real world” adulting approach, it teaches readers how to fix toilets, what to look for when renting a new apartment, and many more! She’ll surely stumble on something useful here.

Adult Weighted Blanket

Finally, no more finals! Post-graduation is the perfect time to get uninterrupted sleep, isn’t it? This weighted blanket from ZonLi is perfect for a night’s sleep for the fresh graduate. It is made up of high-density material, and which prevents loose threads. The blanket looks good as well, it comes in ton of color options!

Mayberry’s Frost Slippers

Mayberry’s frost slipper is a good choice for a relaxed yet useful gift for her. It has a premium frosted sheepskin upper and a rubber outsole. It’s flexible, easy to wear, and comfortable. It is a good companion in stepping on to the real world! (pun-intended) Make sure to get her the right size!

Victrola Vintage Turntable

This retro-looking, three speed belt-driven turntable is an awesome gift for the fresh graduate in your life! With plenty of color options and patterned designs such as pink camo, tie dye and rose gold, this will surely look good in her place. Aside from being able to play records, it also has Bluetooth connectivity, so she can also play tunes straight from her phone!

Apple Airpods Pro

If she loves working while listening to tunes or you just don’t really know what she might want, grab the Apple Airpods Pro, it’s surely a winner! It pairs easily with her iPhone, it is seamless, it is comfortable to use, and it is water resistant as well. This latest Airpods is better than last year’s, this one is feature-packed with a transparency mode and active noise cancellation.

Vanity Mirror with Bluetooth Speakers

Does your dear fresh graduate spend a lot of time in the morning doing make up? Well she’s going to love this mirror with Bluetooth speakers! It is small, functional, and travel friendly. This vanity mirror will let her listen to her favorite podcast or audiobooks while doing her daily routine. It also has Google Assistant and Siri integration; she’ll love this for sure!

Atomic Habits

If you are giving a gift to a book lover, then Atomic Habits by James Clear is surely a timely graduation gift. The book talks about how to progress in all parts of life. It details how important it is to pay attention to atomic habits and how it affects the bigger things in life. Grab one for her! It is a good read while venturing a new chapter in life!


For the fitness enthusiast fresh graduate in your life, the infamous NutriBullet may be best gift. The NutriBullet is the easiest way to make nutritious smoothies. It’s the perfect way to ensure she’s getting stuffed with nutritious treats despite a busy post-graduate lifestyle. The BPA-free cups it comes with are easy to clean and long-lasting, it is dishwasher safe, too!

Instax Mini 90

Fujifilm’s Instax Mini 90 is definitely a lovely gift for the retro lovers out there. The Mini 90 is easy to use and it is featured pack. This will be a great tool for her in documenting the “fun” stages of adulting! It has a cool double exposure mode which will let her produce two overlapping images in one film. It can shoot macro, light trails, and fast-moving objects, too!

Instax Mini Photo Printer

If she prefers taking photos on her phone but likes them printed out, then this is a gift she’ll thank you for! The Instax Mini photo printer uses Fujifilm’s Link mobile app. Once she has the app installed, she just needs to connect to the Mini Photo Printer via Bluetooth, and that’s it! She’ll be able to print her favorite photos from her phone!

Vintage Leather File Case

This premium-looking leather file case will surely get your fresh graduate excited in landing a job. The Hide & Drink’s leather document holder features a rustic handmade design over the full grain leather finish. This bag is guaranteed to last a lifetime! Give her this and it will still be her file case when she’s on top of her career years from now!

Moleskin Notebook

Moleskin is known for quality notetaking materials. From time to time, Moleskin releases limited edition notebooks in collaboration with pop culture characters such as the Simpsons, Toy Story, James Bond, Star Wars, and many more. If you are gifting someone who is a fan of something and loves notetaking, look for a Moleskin notebook!

Cozy Fleece Throw Blanket

Made from 100% premium microfiber, this fleece throw blanket is both cozy and decorative. You can choose among plenty of bright punchy colors. The material used in this blanket is wrinkle and fade resistant, so no need to take extra care when doing the laundry. This makes a perfect graduation gift especially if she’s moving to a new place soon.

Lululemon Align Pants

No more school means more time for workouts! If you are gifting a fitness junkie or someone who is looking to get into yoga, then a pair of workout pants is a safe bet. The Lululemon yoga pants feature a high rise fit and lightweight materials. It is stretchable, sweat wicking, soft against the skin, and has a waistband pocket as well.

Philips Hue Starter Kit

After graduation comes moving out of town, landing a job, and getting a new place. What better way to ease the stress of your fresh graduate than by having her bring a set of Philips Hue with her. The Philips Hue Starter kit comes with three LED bulbs with adjustable RGB colors (meaning any color she wants!) a smart switch, and a hub. Check it out!

Dabbing Unicorn Shirt

If you are looking for a goofy graduation gift, this dabbing unicorn tie die shirt is a good choice. The print may say “5th Grade Nailed it!” but any fresh graduate with a good sense of humor will surely love it! It’s funny, it’s groovy, and it has a dabbing unicorn! Just make sure to give this gift after graduation, she might get too excited and wear this in her graduation picture!

Diploma Frame with Tassel Holder

Do you want to give a gift she’ll surely use? Get her a diploma frame! This simple gift gives off a minimalistic look that is perfect to hang on bedroom or office walls. It looks professional! The size fits standard-sized diplomas and tassels. It comes with an easy to install hanging hardware, too.

Brave New Girl: How to Be Fearless

This Lou Hamilton book entitled Brave New Girl, talks everything related to being a strong girl. She will find this useful especially during challenging times in her adult life. The book contains inspiring illustrations and heartwarming quotes. It will encourage her to be kind to herself while finding her best version. Cool, right?

Friends Inspired Seniors Shirt

Does your fresh graduate love the TV series Friends? Yes? Then this dope Friends inspired top is a surefire way to get her excited! It’s a simple gift that says a lot about how you remembered her favorite show! She will love it! It comes in black and heather grey color. The shirt is printed using high quality ink, thus the punchy colors!

Tie Die Shirt

If she likes wearing casual shirts and is a fan of bright and mesmerizing colors, get her this awesome tie die shirt! The print which says, “Seniors 2020 the one where they are in quarantine,” is extremely hilarious and timely. Available colors are black, kelly green, light rainbow, USA rainbow, and many more. Make sure you get her favorite colors right or if you’re unsure, get her two!

Graduation Headband Cap

Missing those cute headbands she wore when she was little? Remember those glittery fun things? Well, this graduation cap headband is a goofy yet sentimental gift! The band is padded with soft material with an embroidered message which reads “Grad.” She’ll surely have this on display in her room or in her future office!

Quarantined Class Emoji Stickers

Does she like slapping stickers on the back of her laptop or car? Well that’s a coincidence because here is a goofy-looking emoji sticker! These stickers are waterproof and fade resistant, she can stick these in her water bottle and have no problem. It’s a timely gift and a keepsake for all the graduates this pandemic season.

Carry On Cocktail Kit

Graduation costs for a travel celebration (after the quarantine at least)! Help your fresh graduate celebrate with this limited-edition collaboration cocktail kit from the Sugarfina candy team. The kit has Moscow Mule gummy bears and all the necessary ingredients to mix two top-shelf mules. The package comes in an elegant copper travel tin!

Sterling Silver Graduation Ring

Do you have the itch to give something shiny yet reasonably priced for some reason? If yes, then consider getting this sterling silver graduation ring. It comes in plenty of sizes from 4 to 10, so make sure you get the right size. This graduation ring is marquise cut and highly polished. It comes in an elegant gift box, too!

Klean Kanteen Insulated Bottle

One thing’s for sure, she already has a Hydroflask or she’ll be getting one soon as a graduation gift. In case those are true, another insulated bottle won’t hurt, will it? For her extra cup of coffee or more ice-cold water, a Klean Kanteen insulted bottle will keep her beverages pleasing to drink. It keeps heat for 14 hours and keeps drinks cold for up to 40 hours!

Cravings: Recipes for All the Food You Want to Eat

Chrissy Teigen, we all know her from the delicious-looking meals she cooks in TV! Yes, the awesome chef, this is her book! In this cookbook, she collected her best meals to share with the world. This book makes an awesome gift to someone who is soon going to have to cook dinner for themselves.

Lifeline Premium Road Kit

If you would like to give her a brand-new car but is a little short of budget, then this is the next best thing. The Lifeline premium road kit is complete with heavy duty booster cables, an emergency poncho, flashlights, cable ties, duct tape and all the other road repair essentials. This will make sure she has all the emergency tools she needs for her next road trip!

Boho Sweater Sleeve Jacket

Looking for an awesome gift for a fresh graduate who’s always been a fashionista? Try this Boho sweater sleeve jacket. It is a unique looking piece that will go nicely with simple trousers. It’s lightweight and super comfortable as well. This is a perfect choice of clothing for her easy night outs. She’ll definitely love the look of this!

Swiss Army Classic Pocket Knife

A bunch of tools that will fit inside her tiniest wallet, that’s the best description for the classic pocketknife from Swiss Army. With this, she’ll always have with her a knife, a pair of scissors, and even tweezers. This is a lifesaver during emergencies. It’s difficult not to find use with one of these!

Microsoft Surface Book 3

If you want to give a truly awesome gift, then a new computer might be the best way to go. The Microsoft Surface Book 3 is a pleasing gift for graduates in the creative field. This device is currently the most powerful amongst Microsoft’s computers. This is a good tool for her to have!

Coach Zip Tote

A good bag is a bag that fits your style and carries all the stuff you need. The Coach Crossgrain City Zip Tote bag does exactly this. This is a perfect gift for a fresh graduate who carries a lot in her bag. It has ample room for her pouch, an extra shirt, a small umbrella, and a few sets of makeup. Because of its classy look, it’s perfect for upcoming job interviews as well!

Rocketbook Reusable Notebook

Being a graduate does not necessarily mean that she has no more notes to write. Give her this reusable notebook from Rocketbook, and I assure you, this is the only notebook she’ll ever need! This 36-page notebook can be used endlessly over and over again! It also comes with a mobile app integration that lets her save your notes before wiping them clean, cool!

Acrylic Makeup Storage Organizer

She doesn’t have tons of makeup and jewelry; she just needs more organizers for them. If this is her case, then you cannot go wrong with this acrylic makeup organizer. It comes in variety of colors, shapes, and drawer configurations. The drawers are completely removable making way for easy cleaning and access.

PhoneSoap 3

An extremely useful gift this one is! Our phones are perhaps the number one thing we touch the most throughout the day. For the fresh graduates looking to land on a job, it’s no exception. They are constantly on their phones receiving calls from potential employers. Grab her a set of this PhoneSoap 3 now!

Makeup Travel Drawstring Bag

With ample space, multiple compartments, and a compact drawstring design, this makeup travel bag makes a perfect gift for the makeup enthusiast! If she loves both makeup and travelling, then you cannot go wrong giving her this. The outer layer of the bag is waterproof, and the entire bag itself is safe to wash. It is useful for those out of town business trips she will soon have.

Outdoor Waterproof Packable Blanket

For the outdoor junkie, you can never go wrong gifting one of these packable blankets. Bearz waterproof blanket is perfect for hiking, beach trips, festivals, and camping. It can be used as an emergency rainfly, it’s puncture proof, and extremely tiny when packed up! It comes in a lot of color options as well, so make sure to grab her favorite one!

Cactus Room Diffuser

The fragrant and relaxing scent of a fruity Bilberry cactus is always a nice and thoughtful gift. She can have this displayed in her room, workplace, or inside her bathroom. It’s a simple and friendly looking piece as well! It’s absolutely perfect for the fresh graduate with a fun personality who would appreciate a useful decor.

Amazon Graduation Gift Card

You can’t really decide what to get, can you? Is she a picky one? If you answered yes, then this is your safest bet. Amazon offers a gift card that comes in a graduation gift box to fit the theme. The gift card ranges from $25 all the way to $2000! It has no expiration date and it is redeemable via Amazon’s website or through the Amazon app.