From being your first best friend to a lifelong role model, sisters often share a special bond. The dynamics of siblings often vary throughout individual stages of life, but sisters share a connection no one else can relate – not even brothers. The world can make you unsure of yourselves, and sisters build one another up in a unique way. The shift of becoming a protector and a best friend as a big sister is exciting and nerve-wracking. Whether she’s a brand new big sister or has been the voice of reason most of their life, here are 22 gifts to love and celebrate big sisters everywhere:
If you know a young, first-time big sister, this 2019 Ben Franklin Gold Medal Award-winning book by Katura Hudson is a beautiful way to show them that being a big sister is a big job that can take a lot of work but be a lot of fun. The story follows a young girl who is becoming a big sister and experiencing that shift of the family having a new baby in the mix. It’s also a great keepsake to hand down to future big sisters in the family.
If you know a toddler or young kid who’s ready to announce they will be a big sister, this is the t-shirt for them! Ella Cole Company is a woman-owned company that creates soft, cozy, and family-oriented apparel for little ones, moms, and all women. This cotton-polyester blend t-shirt has professionally printed white script lettering over bold colors to celebrate becoming a big sister. With premium quality comes easy care, so this breathable shirt will hold its shape after countless machine washes and keeps her breathable and dry while she learns all the new big sister duties.
This premium glossy finish, soft cover unicorn diary is an excellent gift for the big sister who likes to draw out her feelings or write about her day. From doodling to storytelling, she can use the wide-ruled 100 pages – 50 pages front/back – to tap into her creative side and share those precious big sister milestones. With a beautiful unicorn drawing on the front cover, any big sister unicorn lover will make this diary one of her favorites to keep using over the years.
You can help the big sister in your life capture life’s moments with a Fujifilm Instax Mini 11 Instant Camera. There’s a one-touch mode and mirror for selfies, the slim ergonomic shape fits in the hands of younger and older big sisters, and it comes in five colors: lilac purple, blush pink, sky blue, ice white, and charcoal grey. The auto-exposure camera is customizable in bright and dark settings with two shutter buttons – jewel button and glow button – and only needs the two AA batteries included with the camera. The big sister dreaming of being a photographer will appreciate this gift.
Jewelry is often shared between sisters, but why not give your big sister a piece all her own? This high-quality stainless steel with an etched sentiment reminds her of your love for her as your big sister. This specially designed bangle bracelet has a nice weight with a simple open and close cuff that adjusts to your wrists as needed. It comes with a BESPMOSP velvet jewelry bag for the perfect gift for the sibling who loves letting people know she’s the big sister in charge..with love.
This Mealguet Personalized Sisters Necklace is an excellent gift for the sisters who like to share jewelry but want their title defined in the family. The three-piece split heart necklace can come together to form one heart with Big, Middle, and Little written on each piece for each sister. It comes in a grey velvet bag, and the polished stainless steel material is anti-allergen and won’t fade, irritate, or turn your neck. Perfect for the sisters who love one another and want everyone to know it.
The Marshall Emberton Bluetooth Portable Speaker is perfect for the big sister who loves music and wants to take a personal stereo wherever they go. The lightweight Emberton speaker is only 1.5lbs and comes with a user manual and USB-C charging cable for easy use and recharge. The 5.0 Bluetooth technology can play within a 30-foot range with exceptionally rich, clear, and loud wireless audio quality because of its multi-directional 360° sound using True Stereophonic. One charge can get your big sister over 20 hours of play, and the compact size means she can take it anywhere since its silicone exterior is also IPX7 water resistant for up to 30 minutes in three feet of water. Pool party, anyone?
Big sisters deserve to feel comfortable, and this ComfView Soft Lap Pillow can help! The lap pillow is made with heavy-duty materials, adjusts to 42° or 57° angles, and holds anything from a tablet to a laptop to a book. It is sturdy like a backpack but soft like their favorite pillow and comes in five colors: grey, pink, navy blue, black and white polka dots, and aqua and white polka dots. No matter what family vacation or couch position they choose, the big sister of the house will be able to get her reading or work done.
Everyone gets stressed, and big sisters are no exception. They may put on a brave front, but everyone needs some time for themselves. A Headspace Gift Card could be what she needs to relax, manage her anxiety, reduce stress, focus easier, and get better quality sleep. Big sisters can be the ones trying to make everyone else happy, so why not share a gift that shows you care about their happiness, too?
Daily journaling can help reduce stress and manage anxiety, so this Moglea Modern One Line A Day Memory journal is an ideal gift for the big sister looking to improve their focus, memory, and gratitude through journaling. This colorful keepsake has a beautiful modern design with a shimmering gold accent on the cover and full-color artwork on every page to create a space that’s a joy to reflect in. The pages have gilded edges, and the silky ribbon marker keeps track of where they left off on the five-year calendar. It’ll fit in a backpack, purse, or nightstand to grab it and go wherever they’re going next.
If you know big sisters, you know they can be annoyed by a younger sibling at any given moment. What big sister hasn’t metaphorically wanted to step on someone every once in a while? Now they can whenever they wish with Sinelady Personalized Photos socks. It’s easy to customize by uploading one picture of any face of your choice, and the designers will do the rest! This gift is for the big sister who enjoys a silly and sentimental gift. The unisex-fit socks stretch well, and the high-quality polyester fits about 95% of all adults in size, comfort, and softness.
If their favorite TV show is Friends, or they just like a good-smelling candle, then the Define Design 11 ‘I’ll Be There For You’ Sister Candle is perfect for them. This hand-poured soy candle comes in two sizes – 9oz and 16oz – and is handmade in Astoria, Oregon. You can customize the name on the lid and get a Sisters Gift Box upgrade, which includes one of the 19 scents available along with different sayings from Friends including ‘Pulled a Monica’ or “He’s Her Lobster’.
This 1.71-carat heart-shaped birthstone infinity knot ring is a beautiful gift for the big sister who is sentimental and loves her birthday month. Whether it’s just because or for her birthday, this heart-shaped colored cubic zirconia stone ring measures 3/8 of an inch for a more comfortable fit as it tapers to the bottom. It comes in sizes 5 to 9 and rests on a three-prong sterling silver setting with interwoven ‘forever symbol’ to show off the sisterly love.
This 112-page Fill-In-the-Love book by Knock Knock comes with blank lines to share some sisterly love. The hardcover has a removable clear plastic jacket to protect the book from any spills or scratches over time. You can personalize the cover as each page comes with sentimental or funny prompts to remind big sixers they are loved, remembered, and fun to be around no matter what.
Sisters supporting sisters – what could be better? The McBride Sisters Wine Club is a sister- and black-owned winery that offers a flexible and customizable wine subscription for every kind of wine-drinking big sister out there. They have options like a 6-bottle or 12-bottle wine club four times a year or 6-bottles every six weeks. With their flat rate shipping across their memberships, your big sister can choose either bottles or cans, their desired frequency, and any offers or new wines launched that year. You can use this as an excuse to try new wine with your big sister, but she’ll appreciate it either way.
If your big sister is more of a coffee or tea drinker, then this colorfully designed mug is the one to show your appreciation. The 13oz mug is premium quality with an elegant and durable finish over text that reads ‘In a world full of sisters, I am so glad I got you.’ It comes in a cute box ready to gift, and you can fill it with your big sister’s favorite coffee, tea, or candies for an extra helping of love.
Music is a universal language, and the Buildinest You Are My Sunshine Music Box is a beautiful way to say you love the big sister in your life. This beautiful and quaint music box is made from natural wood and laser engraved with words inside of the music box lid – ‘Sisters are like stars, you can’t always see them, but you know they’re always there’. Its smaller size sifts in the palm of your hand, and you don’t need any batteries – just crank the handle to hear the melody of ‘You Are My Sunshine’ begin to play, reminding her that no matter the weather, you’ll be there for her too.
This personalized photo gift plaque by Moodthology Papery showcases a customized single photo layout over an attached 5×7 hardboard panel easel with UV-resistant gloss coating to prevent fading and scratches. The black brush script says ‘Big Sister’ with heart design calligraphy for the names written over the photo that speaks to your relationship with your sister. This plaque is a personal gift that holds a moment frozen in time to remember for years to come.
Life can be rough, so sisters need to laugh together. What better way to show your love in a tongue-in-cheek sisterly way than a funny luxury candle? The World’s Okayest Sister Luxury Candle reminds your big sister that life shouldn’t always be taken too seriously, but it should always smell luxurious. The 7oz non-toxic soy-vegetable blend wax burns for up to 35 hours and has gorgeous essential oil blend scents, including Relax & Unwind, So Fresh & So Clean, Smells Really Good, Best Spa Day Ever, Dark & Handsome. Give this funny self-care gift to the big sister who’s always cared for you.
If big sister is a bookworm, then there is no other gift that says ‘you get me’ than a book subscription, especially from the Just The Right Book! Company. The custom 6-month or one-year book subscriptions are expertly selected based on reading style, preferences, and genre. Once you get to the survey, you can choose whether this is for an adult, teen, or child and if they’d like hardcover, paperback, or a mix of the two. The options for one monthly hand-selected book to be sent in either 4, 6, or 12 months per recipient. The gift card is delivered directly to you or the giftee (for an additional $10), and everything else from book picking to delivery is taken care of from then on.
Big sisters who love to garden will appreciate and love to add this beautiful rustic garden stone to their outdoor or indoor decor. The 10-pound concrete slab has a beautiful sentimental text painted in script calligraphy saying ‘Sisters are different flowers in the same garden’. The flower petals have three different colors, a metallic silver center, and green leaves. Big sister can use this as a bookend on a shelf as easily as she can in the garden among the flowers. The stone is set with an exterior sealant to prevent fading and may vary in color slightly.
Big sisters carry a lot on their shoulders, so the Zyllion Shiatsu Back and Neck Massager could be the best gift to help relieve some of that stress. The 3-dimensional deep-kneading massage nodes relax tight and sore muscles. The ergonomic company pillow design is versatile, has adjustable straps for the back of any chair, can be carried anywhere, and works on most areas of the body, such as the upper and lower back, thighs, and calf muscles, and abdomen. It’s not rechargeable or cordless, so big sister will need to plug it into a power outlet or use the car adapter for easy use. The Advanced Heating Function soothes tired muscles and promotes circulation but has sensors to prevent overheating. It’s FDA Listed with Lifetime Support on their full coverage one-year warranty to help big sister relax with all the Shiatsu possible.