National Grandparents Day 2018

Grandparents Day

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National Grandparents Day is a secular holiday celebrated in the US and UK since 1978 and recognized in a number of countries on various days of the year, either as one holiday or sometimes as a separate Grandmothers' Day and Grandfathers' Day.

In the UK it is celebrated on the first Sunday in October.

In the US it is celebrated on the second Sunday in September.

Related: Grandparents Day Wordsearches

It is a lovely opportunity to show your grandparents on both sides just how much you love them! You can buy your grandparents a gift or send them a card.

Better still, why not make them something special and unique!

Grandparents Day Ideas

Make this lovely card for a much loved grandparent using handprints.

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You could use this cool printable to make a card for Grandparents Day too.

This would make a lovely gift to anyone, but I love this for a Grandparent as it is so personal.

This cute colouring picture would make a super gift for a grandmother or grandfather.

Stretch your brain with this Grandparents Day wordsearc - there is also an easy puzzle for younger kids too!

Grandparents Day Wordsearch

Grandparents Day Wordsearch

This is aimed at teachers, but would make a lovely decoration for your Grandparent's Day celebrations.

This adorable idea could be adapted for any vase or container. Each flower has the picture of a grandchild. This grandmother has 20 grandchildren!

This free printable would make a lovely last minute gift - you coud make your own frame from card and decorate it for your grandparents.

For more ideas for clebrating Grandparents Day, see our Grandparents Day Pinterest board.

Happy Grandparents Day!

Crafts, activities, printables and gift ideas for Grandparents Day.

About the Author: Jacqui O'Brien is the Editor of eParenting.

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