These DIY graduation gift ideas for high school students are so good! Whether you want to gift money or items for college-bound seniors and beyond, you can make some of these homemade gifts for grads that they will love.
Homemade graduation gifts they will love
Ahhh it’s that time again – graduation season! Whether it’s your very own child, a close family member, or a good friend, high school graduation is one of the proudest moments in a young person’s life and we love celebrating an accomplishment around here.
21 Best DIY Graduation Gifts for High School Seniors
If you are attending a grad ceremony or two this summer, graduation handmade gift ideas are a wonderful touch. You know, it is the first time that these kids are becoming adults, so give them easy DIY graduation gifts with money, food, and other items that they will appreciate!
If you are not sure what to get your favorite grad this year, you’re in luck! These homemade graduation gift ideas are perfect for you to make for them (also check out these free printable graduation cards). Here are our favorite DIY gifts for grads:
DIY graduation gift baskets
Filling up a basket of candy, food, and other essentials is a wonderful gift for a grad. Here are some homemade graduation gift basket ideas to try.
DIY candy and money gift basket – Cutefetti
Taco graduation gift basket – Fun Squared
DIY coffee lovers gift basket – Belle Vie Blog
Guys college care package – Redefined Mom
Candy bouquet mug gift – Fun Squared
If you don’t have time to make a gift basket, there are so many pre-made gift baskets for grads available for purchase. We love this snack basket, full of tons of popular snacks, and this self-care basket is a cute gift as well!
Graduation money gift ideas
There is nothing that a high school grad would love to receive more than money! Try one of these creative ways to give graduation money.
DIY graduation money cake – Daily with Jules
Learn How To Make A Money Lei Tutorial – Honey + Lime
Fill up a DIY graduation cap gift box – The Quiet Grove
Money wreath homemade gift idea – Crazy Little Projects
DIY origami money graduation caps – Sugar and Charm
Inexpensive graduation gift ideas
These cheap graduation gift ideas are pretty easy to make and don’t require that you spend too much! Try your hand at these inexpensive homemade graduation gift ideas.
Make a DIY grad cap mason jar – Must Have Mom
Laundry kit graduation gift idea – Hip to Save
DIY portrait graduation wreath – DIY Beautify
Mini candy bar lei – The Craft Patch
Easy tumbler DIY gift for grads – Mandy Living Life
Graduation gift bottle set – Busy Mom’s Helper
Graduation gifts for college-bound students
Looking for a gift for grads heading to college? These graduation craft gift ideas are perfect for seniors who are off to college soon.
photo: Mother’s Niche
College student survival kit – Mother’s Niche
Laundry 101 gift for grads – Darling Doodles Design
Freshman year survival kit – Alex Fahey
Dorm room necessity gift idea – Craft Create Cook
Graduation gift card wreath – Savannah Smiled
Have fun making these gifts for high school grads!
I really like these DIY graduation gift ideas, there are so many wonderful and useful presents to create and give. I hope you are able to find a good gift idea to surprise your favorite high school grad! Congratulations to you and yours, here’s wishing them an amazing life ahead.