Gifts For A Nanny (To Show How Much You Appreciate Them)

A nanny is more than just a childcare provider for when you are at work or running errands. She becomes a long-time family member as your children form an everlasting bond with her even after she moves on to a different job in the future. 

We have perfect gifts for your nanny from Amazon, Etsy, and various manufacturer websites. Ranging from self-care items to functional everyday items, some are even customized. 

Best Nanny Ever Socks


Help your nanny get cozy with these Best Nanny Ever Socks from the GJTIM store on Amazon. The socks are made with 3% Elastane which makes them one size fits all. The cotton and polyester blend instills comfort in the wearer. When your nanny is kicking up her feet after a hard day with the little ones, she can relax in style and comfort. 

We Love Our Nanny Photo Frame

benerini ' We Love Our Nanny ' - Photo Picture Frame Gift - 5 x 3.5 - Aluminium Silver Colour Gift for Her

Go through your photo archives to find a picture of your nanny with the children. Print it into a 5″ x 3.5″ photo to put inside this We Love Our Nanny photo frame from the Benerini brand on Amazon. There is a metal frame and a velvet-style easel back for your nanny to set the photo on her dresser or vanity. The polished black and red engraved writing saying “We <3 Our Nanny” enhances the frame’s quality finish. 

World’s Best Nanny Kitchen Towel

TNUW Best Grandma Kitchen Towels 16″×24″,World’s Best Nanny Floral Soft and Absorbent Kitchen Tea Towel Dish Towels Hand Towels,Birthday Christmas Thanksgiving for Nanny Grandma

TNUW has a “World’s Best Nanny” kitchen towel that is perfect for your nanny to use while cooking for the children. The phrase is spelled with a whimsical font. A decorative arrow separates the first two words from the last word in the term. The blue and white ivory flowers add an elegant finishing touch to this highly absorbent and easy-to-clean waffle-style kitchen towel. 

“I’m a Nanny. What’s Your Superpower?” Mug

3dRose I'm A Nanny What's Your Superpower-Hot Pink-Funny Gift For Grandma Mug, 15 oz

The “I’m a Nanny. What’s your superpower?” A mug from 3dRose on Amazon will have your nanny excited to drink her coffee or tea every morning while getting ready to tackle responsibilities with the little ones. It holds 11 to 15 ounces of their favorite hot or cold beverage, depending on the size you purchase. Plus, it’s microwave safe for if she forgets about her coffee and needs to reheat it mid-morning. 

Most Loved Nanny Tote Bag

Most Loved Nanny

FamilyTeeStore on Etsy sells a simplistic yet functional tote bag that your nanny will appreciate! Whether she fills the bag with fun activities for the kids or extra outfits for when she stays overnight, this zippered tote bag will be handy for any use. Choose from black, natural beige, light pink, red, navy, or white. 

Customized Best Nanny Ever Candle

Nanny Gifts

Currlo from Etsy offers a customized Best Nanny Ever candle in unscented or your choice of five other scents. When placing your order, you can put your children’s names after Love on the label for personalization. Choose from scents including vanilla, santal, coconut, citrus agave, sea salt and orchid, and mango gardenia. The nine-ounce vegan and cruelty-free candle livens the environment and relaxes your nanny after a busy work day. 

“You Can Pass Me To My Nanny Now” Baby Onesie or Toddler Shirt

You can pass me

TwinkleBabyCo on Etsy has a lovely yet thoughtful shirt for little ones to wear while in their nanny’s care. Show appreciation for your nanny’s hard work by dressing the kids in these onesies or shirts when she comes over one day. Onesies range in sizes from newborn to 18 months. Toddler tees are 2T to 5T. Select from short sleeve or long sleeve or a three-quarter sleeve raglan. 

Reversible SleepBella Queen Comforter

SLEEPBELLA Comforter Queen Size, 600 Thread Count Cotton Grey Branch with Yellow Flower & Grey Leaves Pattern Orange Reversible Comforter Set,Down Alternative Bedding Set 3Pcs(Queen, Yellow Botanical)

Especially if you have a live-in nanny, consider giving her a bedding upgrade with this reversible SleepBella queen comforter. She can choose the solid yellow side of the comforter or the earthy pattern with gray branches, yellow flowers, and gray and yellow leaves. The set also comes with two pillow shams to transform the original pillows into decorative pieces for your bed set. 

Undated Planner and To-Do List Notebook

Simplified To Do List Notebook - Aesthetic Daily Planner to Easily Organize Your Tasks And Boost Productivity - Stylish Undated Planner And School or Office Supplies For Women

Here is one of the more practical gifts for nanny. This undated planner and to-do list notebook from Zicoto on Amazon tracks daily errands while the kids are in the nanny’s care. Track children’s events, doctor’s appointments, and other outings occurring while the kids are in her care. She can also track her endeavors to balance her responsibilities easily. 

Customized Photo Apron


Bags of Love manufactures a customized photo apron. Include a photo of the nanny with your children to have the designers print on the apron when ordering your customized product. Choose from a standard or large photo apron, depending on your nanny’s height. The product has a three-year guarantee for a long-lasting photo print. Hence, your nanny can enjoy cooking many meals and baking treats aplenty while wearing this customized apron. 

Beyond Blessed Nanny Jewelry Box

Nanny Jewelry Box

Help your nanny organize her necklaces, bracelets, and earrings in this Beyond Blessed Nanny jewelry box from My Nanny Gift. Select from ebony black, golden oak, or red mahogany as the varnished finish. Beyond is in black cursive, Blessed in red, and Nanny in a combination of patterns with florals, stripes, and polka dots. 

Alternatively, you can get a $10.00, $25.00, $50.00, or $100.00 My Nanny Gift card for your nanny to pick a gift for herself that she may like more. 

Peace and Pampering Care Package

Peace and Pampering Care Package

The Peace and Pampering Care Package from Spoonful of Comfort is a premium self-care gift for your nanny. It comes packed with a personal message card, a comfy throw blanket, soft socks, and a mindfulness coloring book with colored pencils. 

She will love the hand cream and lip balm made with goat milk. She can enjoy a lavender candle as she takes a bath and drinks one of the premium flavored tea bags. 

You Are Wonderful Target Gift Card

You are Wonderful GiftCard

While Target does not have nanny-themed gift cards, the You Are Wonderful one is worth a thousand words. You can load the digital or physical gift card with $5 to $500 worth of funds so she can choose any item she wants. If she has Target Circle, she can save on her purchase by loading digital coupons and taking advantage of other deals to earn additional Target gift cards. 

Paid Time Off Coupon

Coupon Cards

Give your nanny something delightfully simple with a customizable coupon from the seller agiftbydesign. Write on the “redeem for” line that the nanny can use the coupon to get any one day as paid time off. Show how much you appreciate your nanny by giving her the self-care and time off she needs. 

Clear Bauble Ornament for a DIY Nanny Decoration

10pcs Christmas Clear Baubles

Grab a 10-pack of clear bauble ornaments from Shein. Set aside one of them to make a DIY nanny-inspired ornament. Fill with soft, decorative snow, a picture of her and the children, and a couple of charms that signify memories shared with the kids. For example, if they shared a lovely beach memory, the charms could be a beach chair and a starfish. She can hang the completed ornament on the Christmas tree or in her room throughout the year. 

Thanks for Helping Me Grow Personalized Cement Vase

Cement Vase

Personalization Mall has a cement vase you can personalize as one of the thoughtful gifts for a nanny. The cement vase has a porcelain label with the phrase, Thanks for Helping Me Grow. You can ask the designer to engrave the nanny’s first and last name under this saying. The caption beneath the name can say, Our Nanny. She can hold her favorite flowers in this vase that sits either in her bedroom or on the kitchen table. 

Vitamasque Seven Count Face Masks

Vitamasques Face Masks Skincare Sheet Kit, 7-Pack - Juicy Collection of Triple-Layer Sheet Facial Masks - Pore Purifying, Brightening, and Hydrating - Mothers Day Gifts for Mom, Gift for Wife

Help your nanny wind down while showering with one of these seven face skincare face masks. She can choose from watermelon with electrolytes, pineapple with Vitamin C, and blueberries with niacinamide. Other face mask essences include Vitamin C cherry, probiotic blackberry, plant retinol pomegranate, and vegan collagen lychee. Include these face masks with other self-care items from Amazon that can be combined into a custom gift basket. 

CalmNFiz Bath Bombs

CalmNFiz Bath Bombs for Women Gift Set 20pcs Natural Wonderful Fizz Effect for Bubble & Spa Amazing Gift for Her/Him, Wife, Girlfriend, Mother

Your nanny can enjoy twenty delightful baths with these CalmNFiz bath bombs from Amazon. They include organic and cruelty-free essential oils without additives for a healthy and mindful bath experience. Scents include coconut, eucalyptus, grapefruit, rose, ocean, cinnamon, peppermint, and lemon. Your nanny can enjoy a half-hour bath and revel in the bath bomb fragrance that soaks into their skin. 

Nanny Fuel Starbucks Custom Coffee Cup

Nanny Fuel

For coffee-loving nannies, the Nanny Fuel Starbucks custom coffee cup is the perfect gift! Choose to print their name in large or small font or no name. Select from over twenty colors for the Nanny Fuel label, such as orange, salmon, burgundy, pistachio, dark blue, and more. Your nanny can take it to Starbucks to refuel while out with the kids or make an iced coffee at home. 

A Cash Bonus Inside a Wooden Cash Envelope 

Cash envelopes

Give your nanny a cash bonus for their birthday, Christmas, or just because inside of an elegant wooden cash envelope. The Etsy seller, FavoriteWoodenGifts, has a handmade birch plywood cash envelope with your choice of natural color, golden oak, Brazilian ebony, or red noble tree as the finish. Personalize the box with the nanny’s name on it. She can repurpose the box into a jewelry or storage box later on.  

Nanny Greeting Card

Card For Nanny

This Nanny greeting card from Etsy seller, TwistStationary, will put a smile on her face. Under a picture of five stars in a row, the card reads, “Easily the best nanny. 10 out of 10 would recommend”. Write a personalized message to your nanny inside the card. Include a cash bonus or gift card inside the card, or a physical gift of your choice alongside it to complete the ensemble.  

Nanny Cutting Board

Everything tastes

CentralKYEngraving from Etsy has a nanny-inspired cutting board for sale. The laser engraving on the bamboo cutting board reads, “Everything tastes better when Nanny makes it”. Choose from a smaller or larger size and personalize it with an optional signature. Many nannies are always cooking something in the kitchen, so why not give yours a thoughtful cutting board that reminds them of how much you appreciate them?

Bestdon Digital Photo Frame

Digital Photo Frame 10.1 Inch, Bestdon Smart WiFi Cloud Digital Picture Frame, IPS Touch Screen, Auto-Rotate, 16GB Storage, Instantly Share Photos or Vedios Via BIU Frame Free App - Black

This digital photo frame displays 1280×800 resolution images of your nanny’s choice. Hook it to the Biu Frame App and a WiFi connection and choose the order you want the photos to display. It can store 16 GB of photos and a max capacity of 32 GB if you have a Micro SD card. She can take a walk down memory lane every day seeing pictures of her and the children on the frame. 

Shutterfly Custom Picnic Blanket

Upload Your Own Design Picnic Blanket

Shutterfly lets you customize a picnic blanket with a photo of your choice. Maybe a photo with your nanny and family members would do the trick. Your nanny can take the blanket to parks and other outside venues during spring and summer for fun lunches with the kids in the open sun. 

These Kids Are Going to Miss You Like Crazy Frame

These Kids are Going to Miss

LizzyFishSigns from Etsy has a wooden frame that has the phrase, “These kids are going to miss you like crazy.” It makes a great goodbye gift if your nanny is resigning from her position for whatever reason whether transitioning to a new job or moving out of state. Choose a primary color such as red oak, ebony stain, autumn, and others. Select from various horizontal or vertical frames that hold a photo of your nanny and the kids with a metal clip. 

Which Gift Will You Get for Your Nanny?

Gift-giving can be challenging. However, if you think about what your nanny likes or needs, you will find the perfect present for her in no time! Whether you choose one of the gifts for a nanny on our list or find another that catches your eye, we wish you the best of luck in finding that special gift. 

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