35 Graduation Gifts for Sister

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

Graduation is a very special time in one’s life, and it calls for an extra special gift to celebrate their achievements. If your sister is approaching graduation, you might be on the hunt for that perfect gift to celebrate the occasion. Here is a list of some of the best graduation gifts for your sister.


Best Graduation Gifts For Your Sister

Engraved Inspirational Bracelet Cuff

This is a lovely gift to give anyone who is graduating, and your sister will love it! It is simple and elegant in its design, and it features the popular quote “she believed she could, so she did” engraved on the inside of the bracelet. It also has a little graduation cap and the year engraved on the outer part of the bracelet. It is made of surgical 316L stainless steel that will never fade, rust, or irritate the skin. This bracelet comes in a lovely gift box that features a graduation cap pendant on the top.

To My Sister Leather Journal

If your sister is someone who enjoys writing or journaling, then she will likely appreciate this thoughtful gift idea. It is a beautiful journal made of soft PU leather with an inscription on the cover that is a special message to a sister. On the inside, there are 140 pages of refillable paper, along with a pocket for her cell phone and some card slots. It measures 7.9×4.7”, so it is the perfect size for her to bring along with her wherever she goes.

Best Sister Ever Gift Set

Do you want to let your sister know just how important she is to you? Then you might want to give her this “best sister ever” gift set, featuring a bunch of amazing items that will pamper her and show her how awesome you think she is. The gift set comes with a beautiful interlocking circles necklace, a sisters cuff bracelet, a “badass sister” tumbler, jewelry dish, compact mirror, keychain, and a greeting card. This set makes a great gift for your sister!

Novelty Graduation Wine Glass

This funny wine glass uses a play on words for its humor, saying that they “wined” a lot but mastered it. It makes a great graduation gift to celebrate the fact that they survived the turmoils of school and came out the other side. This stemless wine glass has a 15 ounce capacity, ready to hold their favorite white or red wine!

Sister Compact Mirror

This beautiful compact mirror makes a great gift for your sister, and it is nice and small for them to carry with them always. Engraved with a lovely message on the cover of it that lets them know that you are always behind them. The inside of the compact has 2 mirrors, one is a regular mirror and one offers 2x magnification for those tricky makeup applications. Lightweight and small, this compact fits easily into her purse or pocket.

Going Places Compass Bracelet

She’s finished, she graduated, she is off to exciting places! Let her know how excited you are for her to begin her new journey with this compass bracelet. The brass plated platinum compass has lovely detail on it, and the black wax rope adjusts easily to fit any wrist size. The bracelet comes attached to a card that has a lovely message on it about following their dreams. A sweet and thoughtful gift for any graduate.

“Always My Sister” Necklace

When your sister graduates, she’ll be heading out into the world on her own, and you may want to let her know that you are always by her side and ready to support her. This beautiful necklace is the perfect way to tell her that. The durable box chain features a heart pendant adorned with a pretty butterfly and the words “always my sister, forever my friend”. It comes packaged in a lovely gift box, and the company offers a 100% satisfaction guarantee and a 20-day risk-free money back guarantee.

Personalized Jewelry Box

This personalized jewelry box is absolutely stunning with its bevelled glass look and beautiful coloring. Available in three different colors along with personalization, this unique box makes the perfect gift. The personalized lettering is engraved on the lid of the box and will appear in a white frost color amidst the colored glass. You are allowed up to 3 lines of personalization, giving you the opportunity to write a sweet message and mark the year of her graduation. Surely this is a gift she will treasure forever!

You’re Awesome Wine Tumbler

It can be a bit daunting heading out into the world to begin working, and your sister may be feeling a bit intimidated by this idea now that she has graduated. Give her a daily reminder of how awesome she is with this cute travel tumbler. It is made from high quality stainless steel with double wall insulation and a waterproof and splash proof sliding lid that is BPA free.This tumbler also comes with a stainless steel reusable straw and cleaning brush for easier cleaning and maintenance.

Owl Graduation Necklace

An owl is often a symbol of wisdom and intelligence, so this gorgeous owl necklace makes a wonderful graduation gift. The owl is made from high quality alloy, Swarovski pearl and crystals, making it a beautifully sparkly piece of jewelry. The chain measures 18” long with a 2” extender clasp for easy adjustment. Celebrate their acquisition of new knowledge by giving them this owl of wisdom necklace.

Hotter by One Degree Wine Glass

Another cute wine glass that uses a play on words! This one is super cute with its saying of “hotter by one degree” on it. Decorated with a little graduation cap, this stemless wine glass celebrates their accomplishments in a very cute way. It has a 15 ounce capacity and has the popular stemless shape that prevents tipping and spilling as they’re enjoying their favorite beverage.

Class of 2021 Jewelry Tray

This is a nice little gift to give to any graduate, and your sister will love keeping her special jewelry items and trinkets on this dish. This trinket measures 4.8×4.8” and is made of high quality white ceramic with gold detailing around the trim and in the writing. There are a wide variety of styles to choose from as well, from “pandemic style” to “I’m outta here!”. Choose the one that best suits your sister for a lovely personal gift that she will enjoy using.

Badass Sister Travel Tumbler

This 20 ounce travel tumbler makes an awesome gift for that “badass sister” of yours who has just recently graduated! Let her know just how awesome she is by giving her this cute gift. With its double wall vacuum insulation, this tumbler will keep her drinks the right temperature for hours. It also comes with a stainless steel reusable straw and a straw cleaning brush for easy care.

Amazon Gift card

Not sure what to buy your graduating sister? Let her pick out her own gift with a simple gift card. Sometimes it’s hard to choose exactly what they would like as a gift, so if you know they’re perhaps heading out on their own, starting a new job, or moving to a new place, they might just appreciate being able to pick out something that they’re really needing or wanting. A gift card rarely goes to waste!

Sisters Coffee Mug

Upon graduating, many people decide to move or relocate depending on their next steps, be it a new job or further education. So, your sister might be heading off somewhere further away, and it would be nice for her to take something with her that lets her know how loved she is. This cute coffee mug celebrates the bond that sisters have, and it reinforces the idea that no matter how far apart sisters may be, they are always close in heart. She will surely treasure this mug as she sips her morning brew!

Handheld Garment Steamer

This may not be an overly exciting gift, but it is most certainly a practical one. When someone graduates, there is often something new waiting in the sidelines, such as a new job or training opportunity. She may need to make sure her clothes are less wrinkled and interview-ready, but she may also not be a fan of ironing (who is anymore?!). Give her this simple-to-use handheld garment steamer to help her get her clothes in order for whatever she may need them for.

Sister Necklace

There are many beautiful sister necklaces on the market, but this one has to be one of my all-time favorites. With its lovely little heart pendant featuring the backs of two girls sitting side by side, and the sparkling colored crystals that adorn the heart, this piece of jewelry is so heart-warming. Made from hypoallergenic sterling silver with white gold plating, this necklace features an 18” box chain, and comes wrapped in a pretty gift box ready to give.

Willow Tree Love of Learning Figurine

Willow Tree figurines are a touching way to celebrate almost any milestone or occasion, and this Love of Learning figurine is no exception. Artist Susan Lordi handcarves all original Willow Tree ornaments, and then the replicas are made from a cast of the original and then hand painted. This adorable figurine measures 6” high and features a girl holding a book close to her chest. A lovely way to celebrate a graduation.

Funny Sister Wine Glass

This hilarious wine glass lets your sister know just how quick you’d be there to help her if she ever needed you…but in a funny way, of course. The glass holds 15 ounces of her favorite beverage, and comes packaged in bubble wrap and a cardboard box to prevent breakage. Make her laugh with this hilarious gift, and she will continue to chuckle as she uses her new wine glass throughout the years.

Stylish Leather Backpack

If your sister is stepping out into the working world upon graduation, then she may appreciate some new accessories for her wardrobe. Perhaps something that says “I’m ready for the adult world”, like this stylish leather backpack. Made of durable faux leather, this backpack has lots of different pockets and compartments for all your different items. It also has adjustable straps to ensure a comfortable fit, and a rotating buckle closure and tassel decoration. It makes a stylish and practical gift.

Echo Dot with Alarm Clock

Your sister might be moving to a new home and getting herself set up with all new stuff, so she would likely appreciate this practical and useful Echo Dot. It offers so many things in one little device, from music and audiobooks to alarm clocks and news. Use the voice-command Alexa to operate different things within your home such as security and lights. The possibilities are endless!

Kindle Paperwhite

Does your sister enjoy reading in her spare time? Then she might appreciate a new Kindle as a graduation gift. Celebrate the fact that she can now read primarily for pleasure rather than school by giving her this Kindle Paperwhite. This new Kindle offers a 6.8” display screen, up to 10 weeks of battery life, and 20% faster page turns. It also has a flush-front design and 300 ppi glare-free display that looks like real paper, even when reading in bright sunlight.

Personalized Refillable Journal

This stylish journal can be personalized on the cover with a name and/or a special quote and the date to mark the special occasion. It is a refillable journal and comes with 200 pages to start with. The cover measures 5.3 x 8.6” and is made of faux leather with rounded corners. The magnetic snap buckle is both stylish and practical, and the journal is available in several different colors.

Graduation Teddy Bear

If your sister is someone who has always loved teddy bears and stuffies, then she will love this graduation teddy bear from Bearington. Measuring at 10” tall, this fully-posable teddy bear comes complete with white graduation cap and tassel, diploma, and graduation sash. The Bearington Collection is known for their high-quality plush toys, and this adorable teddy bear is no different. She will be cuddling it for years to come!

Hand Painted Wine Glass

This hand painted wine glass is absolutely stunning in its design, featuring bold, vibrant colors, floral embellishments, and a lovely quote that reads, “A sister is a friend forever”. Even the stem is beautifully colored and adorned with flowers and decorations on the base. Holding 15 ounces of her favorite beverage, this is surely a gift she will treasure.

Adulting is Hard Coffee Mug

Adulting can be a challenging concept for graduates who have been living the life of a student for the past several years. Give them a laugh with this cute coffee mug that admits that adulting can be hard. This ceramic mug holds 11 ounces and is both dishwasher and microwave safe. Packaged in a gift box, it makes the perfect gift for the graduate who may not be quite ready to be an adult yet!

Graduation Wine Labels

Are you throwing your sister a graduation party? Then these wine labels are a must! They come in a set of 24, ready to put on her favorite wine bottles for the party. The labels are professionally printed on glossy sticker paper for easy application. They are the perfect size for both wine and beer bottles, so they will make a great addition to any graduation party.

Wireless Ear Buds

If your sister is still using the ear buds she bought in first-year, then she might appreciate a new pair of top quality earbuds like these ones here. These earbuds can handle a lot, being totally waterproof, crushproof, drop proof, and sweat proof. They give you up to 6 hours of audio play time, and an additional 10 hours in the compact charging case. These buds are among the smallest and most lightweight on the market, so you will even forget you’re wearing them!

Scratch Off World Map Poster

Perhaps your sister is planning to travel now that she has completed her education. What better way to wish her well than by giving her this scratch off world map poster so she can keep track of all the amazing places she’s travelled to? This beautiful poster measures 17 x 24” and is covered in gold foil ready to be scratched off. All of the countries, states, and capitals have been drawn by hand, and this world map poster also comes with an additional map of the United States, along with accessories and memory pins to mark special locations.

By the way, if you’re interested, her are our best gift ideas for map lovers.

Personalized Wooden Keepsake Box

This wooden keepsake box makes a beautiful graduation gift for your sister, and it can be personalized with her initials in gold lettering on the corner of the lid. Perfect for holding special items, this box measures 9 x 5” and comes with a lock and key for safekeeping. Fill it with some special mementos or fun items to make it extra personalized.

Decision Maker Paperweight

If your sister is a bit of a procrastinator like I am, then she’ll get a laugh out of this funny decision maker paperweight. Not only is it a practical gift for anyone to have, but this paperweight has the added function of helping you to make all your tough decisions! Give it a spin and see what it tells you!

Fitbit Charge 5

This is a great gift to give any graduate who might be heading out on their own. The Fitbit Charge 5 not only tells you the date and time while tracking your heart rate, it also measures your overall stress level and helps you to lower that level by using its on-wrist EDA sensor mindfulness session. With the new color touchscreen and 7-day battery life, this Fitbit is sure to impress!

Sister Throw Blanket

Give her something she can snuggle up in as she enjoys some much-needed downtime after graduating. This beautiful throw blanket has a wonderful message on it to a beloved sister, and it is made from plush microfiber polyester for the ultimate cozy feel. It measures 55 x 70”, making it the perfect size for her to cozy up with.

I Wish You More book

This book is more of a child’s book, but what a beautiful message it contains. Full of countless wishes – wishes for curiosity and wonder, wishes for laughter and peace, and many more. Let your sister know every wonderful wish you have for her through this adorable book. With its whimsical illustrations and poetic writing, it is sure to be a gift that she’ll treasure for years.

Girls Auto Clinic Glove Box Guide

This little guide is a must-have for all young women who are heading out on their own, as they are bound to run into car troubles at some point or another. This handy guide helps to explain some of the key issues with vehicles, and it is packed full of useful illustrations and instructions that are super easy to follow. Help her to be prepared and informed when she is out and about with this handy little guide.

It is such an exciting time when someone is graduating, and especially when it is a beloved family member. Get her something really special that will touch her heart and commemorate the special time. Which idea do you think she will love the most? Be sure to come back and let us know.

By the way, if you’re interested, here is our list of graduation gifts for high school, college, and medical school.