Grandpas may outwardly insist on no gifts from their grandkids, but we all know they enjoy opening presents like everyone else—especially if it’s something thoughtful. That’s where this gift guide comes in. Discover 45 affordable gifts for Grandpa with something for every type of guy, from the gruff outdoorsman or garage-bound tinkerer to the dapper dresser or jovial baker.
Your grandpa’s fine motor skills will be put to the test as he gently folds and slots together thin steel sheets to create an intricate metal model of the most famous ship ever put to sea.
Canadian treasure Peter Mansbridge shares his life and work (as chief correspondent of CBC News and anchor of The National) in Off the Record, a series of stories about his most important moments—from reporting on the fall of the Berlin Wall and 9/11 to interviewing prime ministers from John Diefenbaker to Justin Trudeau.
The lost art of analog radio design makes a return in this beautifully crafted wooden AM/FM radio with a classic metal rotary dial. It’s a perfect complement to any home office or living room.
The Philips Sonicare DailyClean 2100 comes to the rescue of grandpas with delicate gums and sensitive choppers, gently but thoroughly cleaning teeth and the tissue they sit in.
Help your grandpa beat back the winter blues felt by all Canadian golfers with this three-metre putting green, featuring three holes, two “sand traps” and lifelike grass.
A pair of ten-ounce Toronto Raptors tumblers is bound to get plenty of use from a basketball-loving grandpappy. The team’s logo is mechanically etched onto each, ensuring a long-lasting finish.
Who doesn’t want to play catch with their grandpa? This quality Rawlings glove has a basket web, a Velcro cinch and a full leather palm and finger pad to protect his paw.
Retrieving a screw dropped deep into an engine or a battery that’s fallen between car cushions can be a chore. This telescoping magnetic grabber reaches into places hands can’t fit while illuminating them with a built-in flashlight head.
This thermometer is the gadget your grandpa probably didn’t know he needed. Useful for measuring the temperature of car engines, wall surfaces, ventilation ducts and even food, it makes for a great surprise present.
This powerful spot cleaner shampoos small and hard-to-reach stains on rugs, car interiors, furniture and more. Just fill the tank with water and cleaning solution, plug it in and start spraying and sucking.
Want some tasty hors d’oeuvres when you see Grandpa? Give him this wooden charcuterie board with cutlery and, on your next visit, you’ll be eating cheese and meat till your heart’s content.
Whether your grandpa likes to fish, hunt or simply explore the outdoors, this collection of 501 tips—from pitching a tent in the snow to finding shelter in a pile of leaves—should prove compelling reading.
This smart power outlet has almost infinite uses. Wake up to a hot carafe of coffee or turn on the lights while you’re away. Just about any electronic that you can plug into an outlet will work with this device, and you’ll gain the power to turn the item on or off from just about anywhere.