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26 Great Graduation Gift Ideas for Your Sister

Looking for the perfect graduation gifts for a special sister in your life? Consider these 26 top picks:

The bonsai tree is a symbol of strength, resilience and beauty. As your sister embarks on her next journey, a bonsai tree will keep her feeling rooted to your family while exploring new horizons. Bonsai Boy, a well-regarded specialist nursery, has hundreds of great options on their website linked below. Next-day shipping is available Monday through Thursday for an extra charge. Ships within the USA only. You have the option to include extras such as a meter to measure when it needs watering.

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A bracelet is a wonderful way to show your sister support and love. Whether she ventures near or far, she’ll always have something to remember you. Pura Vida’s unique collection of quality bracelets includes something for every type of sister. How about the happy go-lucky sister who lives life out loud? We recommend the Dreaming Outloud Pack. Or the more reserved sister who will soon blossom into her own? We recommend the Save the Butterflies Charm bracelet. Pura Vida’s motto is to “live free” — the perfect mantra for your graduating sister.

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As your sister heads out on a new life path, make her feel like a queen with this lovely colorful rhinestone key chain. It is adorned with cute little jeweled flowers. Comes in a gift box that includes a ribbon, making it easy to gift.

$13.99
$19.99

Wherever your sister goes, she has you as a compass to help guide her. This adorable Sterling silver necklace features a small compass pendant. It’s nicely packaged in a gift box that reads “enjoy the journey.” It’s a sweet gift your sister will keep (and wear) for years to come.

$39.95
$39.95

Will your sister be moving to a new city or state after graduation? Keep your bond alive with this cute frame that reads “side by side or miles apart sisters will always be connected by their heart.” Fits a 4×6 inch photo.

$23.99
$23.99

Give your sister a heartfelt keepsake that embodies the unbreakable bond between you both. This heart necklace includes a butterfly inside, symbolizing a new life stage as she blossoms into a woman. It comes in a gift box so you don’t need to do any wrapping.

$29.99
$29.99

A cute bracelet printed on the interior with “always my sister forever my friend.” A wonderful message as your big or little sister embarks on the next chapter of her life. She’ll know she always has you at her side.

$7.99
$7.99

This lovely 92.5% sterling silver necklace features two interlocking rings, symbolizing the eternal bond between you and your sister. It is mounted on a note that reads “A bond like no other, filled with love, laughter, and friendship. Wear this necklace as a reminder of how important you are to me.”

$34.99
$95.99

The days of dorm dinners and cold pizza are over! Help your sister transition into adulting with Chrissy Teigen’s Cravings cookbook. Filled with accessible and delicious recipes that are sure to make cooking fun while impressing and delighting her future dinner guests. Don’t expect wall-to-wall salads – this one is full of comfort classics and joyful twists on Chrissy’s favourite dishes.

$10.75
$29.99

Show your sister there’s more to life than instant coffee or Starbucks lineups by introducing her to a French press. Made with Le Creuset’s signature stoneware that prevents scorching and maintains even heat. With its impermeable external enamel and a nonstick glazed interior, it’s super easy to clean and nearly impossible to break – meaning she’ll cherish it forever.

Give the gift of style and class with this German designed and refillable Montblanc pen. Nothing will be more satisfying to pull out when she’s offered her first full-time employment contract! Beautiful and elegant, with smooth writing and excellent weight, she’ll never want to hold a standard Bic pen again.

$387.63

Now that school’s over, it’s time to see the world! Help her protect her passport with this elegant cover she’ll be proud to pull out at any customs counter. Super secure with RFID backing that holds credit cards and boarding passes so everything stays safe in one place. 100% leather with a lifetime guarantee.

$9.80
$9.80

Get your sister ready for adulting with this adorable combined teapot and tea cup. It comes with a tag that reads “there is no friend like a sister.” It’s the little things like this that will keep your relationship going after graduation. Microwave safe.

$32.28
$32.28

A hardcover playbook by the illustrious John Waters from a speech given to the graduates of the Rhode Island School of Design, this is advice for those entering the creative field. Waters hits on topics such as being bold, facing criticism, and not fearing rejection. Full of inspirational tidbits that will inspire your sister to go forth and conquer.

$6.38
$15.95

It’s time to trade in the backpack for a serious business upgrade. This Kate Spade tote screams sophistication while ensuring your sister will have room for all the work essentials. The best part? The tote is completely reversible for days when she wants to change up her look.

Customize a ring for your sister with the GPS coordinates of her school (to remind her where her journey started), or a few inspirational words of wisdom. Make it super personal by picking the font so you’ll be sure your gift speaks directly to your audience.

$28.00
$50.00

An elegant silver cuff with an empowering message hidden on the inside will be a subtle daily reminder to your sister of her own personal strength and perseverance. The bracelet is flexible enough to be adjusted to various wrist sizes and comes in a beautiful presentation box ready for gifting.

$11.99
$11.99

Help set your sister up for success with this journal designed to increase productivity and simplify organization. Monthly, weekly, and daily spreads allow her to organize her life with ease and undated pages allows her pick up where she leaves off instead of being a slave to the calendar year. It also includes sections for gratitude reminders, reflections, notes, and goals, to help her roadmap her life and cultivate happiness on a daily basis.

Give the gift of a digital assistant with Amazon’s Echo Dot. Your sister can have Alexa play her music, take messages, read the news, set alarms, and control various other smart home devices. The best part: just like your sister, Alexa’s always getting smarter, with more integrations and updates added often.

This inspirational starburst charm necklace comes attached to a card that reads “Get ready to accomplish the incredible. You can do whatever you set your heart and mind to. Wear your necklace as a reminder that you are capable of anything you imagine.” A great gift for your graduating niece or sister.    

This lovely, vintage-style box from J Devlin Glass Art can be personalized with up to three lines of text, such as name, school and graduating class year. A place to store special trinkets and jewelry.  

$44.95
$44.95

Available in five different metal choices, seven finishes, and a variety of fonts, this is your chance to build a truly unique gift your graduate will keep for life. Also includes the option to engrave state shapes, to help your graduate remember where he or she is from.

$29.99
$29.99

This detailed, sterling silver owl charm is sure to delight. It fits on Pandora bracelets and several other brands such as Angemiel. Inside is a beautiful pendant that radiates sparkle.  

$22.98
$22.98

This motivational t-shirt is printed with words such as “powerful,” “confident,” “versatile” and “queen.” Overlaid on a lovely facial profile, it’s the perfect gift for a young woman embarking on her dreams.  

$21.99
$21.99

Help her look great and organized as she heads out into the world with this top-rated makeup bag. Fits all the essentials, giving her the portability she needs for a more transient lifestyle. Comes with a lifetime guarantee, not that you’ll need it.  

Patrice Banks was, like most of us, skeptical of auto maintenance. But after working as an engineer for over a decade, she’s started an organization called Girls Auto Clinic. The goal is to give women to confidence and motivation to take care of their cars. She’s been featured on CBS, The Oprah Magazine and more. A great gift for the high school grad who will be driving on her own.    

$14.99
$25.00

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