70th BIRTHDAY GIFT IDEAS: Funny And Heartwarming Ideas For Friends & Family

70th birthday gift ideas are an issue of mind over matter. They don’t mind, so it doesn’t matter. It’s understandable—anybody who is 70 nowadays has seen mankind fly to the moon, multiple wars, and the creation of television. It takes a lot to shock them. It’s up to us to make them care. It’s up to us to find 70th birthday gift ideas so awesome that they can’t help but be amazed.

Awesome 70th Birthday Gift Ideas

1. You’re Not Old; You’re Vintage Book

You're Not Old; You're Vintage Book - 70th Birthday Gift Ideas

Give this book as a tongue in cheek 70th birthday gift to let them know that nothing gets old anymore, it just gets classified as vintage. That means retro, classical, stylish, cool, and funky, just like them.

$20.99

 

2. Coaster Games Pack

Coaster Games Pack - 70th Birthday Gift Ideas

Here’s an awesome birthday present for Nanna or Pop if they’ve got a 70th birthday coming up. These coasters are perfect for the holiday house or caravan because not only do they work beautifully as coasters but also provide hours of fun and entertainment for the tribe.

$24.99

 

3. If The Music Is Too Loud; You’re Too Old – Mug

If The Music Is Too Loud; You're Too Old - Mug - 70th Birthday Gift Ideas

He’s bound to have a chuckle if you give him this mug for his 70th birthday. Make him a brew and then laugh together about the times when your old man used to bellow,“ turn that blasted music down”.

$29.99

 

4. Magic Tray Bedside Touch Lamp

Magic Tray Bedside Touch Lamp - 70th Birthday Gift Ideas

This touch lamp is such a practical 70th birthday gift. Placed on the bedside table, it lights up at a touch, making locating glasses, keys or phone a simple task.

$38.99

 

5. And Proud Of It Books – 18, 21, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90

And Proud Of It Books - 18, 21, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90 - 70th Birthday Gift Ideas

Every day’s an achievement, so 25,550 days is certainly something to crow about. Smiles and laughter will spill from within as they enjoy all the wise and witty quotes dedicated to those reaching the big 70.

$20.99

 

6. Cocoa Chocolate Fondue Set

Cocoa Chocolate Fondue Set - 70th Birthday Gift Ideas

At 70 they deserve a treat. Imagine the scene, it’s a miserable winter’s night, the wind’s howling, the rains thundering on the roof. But they’re snugly tucked up in front of the fire, melting chocolate in their fondue set. Can’t beat that!

$55.99

 

7. Book Lovers Mug

Book Lovers Mug - 70th Birthday Gift Ideas

You know Grandma loves curling up on the couch with a good book. Buy her this mug as a 70th birthday present and she can read the classics and sip hot chocolate to her heart’s content.

$22.99

 

8. Custom BBQ Branding Iron

Custom BBQ Branding Iron - 70th Birthday Gift Ideas

If Pop’s King of the BBQ, then he’ll love this as a 70th birthday gift. You can be his sidekick and run him all the orders so he can brand the steaks. Well done for sis and Nanna, Mum likes it medium and Dad wants it rare.

$29.99

 

9. Handy Telescopic Back Scratcher

Handy Telescopic Back Scratcher - 70th Birthday Gift Ideas

Let’s face it at 70 you’re not as flexible as you used to be and that annoying itch can drive you nuts. Every 70 year old will appreciate the relief the back scratcher brings them for their birthday.

$7.99

 

10. Prescription Coffee Mug

Prescription Coffee Mug - 70th Birthday Gift Ideas

Grandma makes you laugh when she says, “if I take one more pill I’ll rattle”, so return the favour and give her this novelty prescription mug. Now she can smile as she’s washing down her daily dose.

$14.99

 

11. Retro Combi Van Table Lamp

Retro Combi Van Table Lamp - 70th Birthday Gift Ideas

G and G may have updated to a more luxurious van and now travel in style, but they’ll love this retro combi table lamp as a reminder of the days they did it tough. And like them, the lamps not dull or predictable, but unique.

$49.99

 

12. Aunty Acid Guide To Getting Older Book

Aunty Acid Guide To Getting Older Book - 70th Birthday Gift Ideas

Sometimes when they reach 70, the only thing that still works properly is their sense of humour. If you’re looking for a present that will bring a host of belly laughs to that special senior in your life, then look no further.

$21.99

 

13. My Life Story 100 Year Journal | by Suck UK

My Life Story 100 Year Journal | by Suck UK - 70th Birthday Gift Ideas

Too often wonderful life stories are lost because they’re not documented. Ensure this isn’t the case by making this journal a 70th birthday present. You can help get it started by putting in memorable dates- like the day you were born.

$99.99

 

14. Rainy Day Garden Planter Boot

Rainy Day Garden Planter Boot - 70th Birthday Gift Ideas

Here’s a terrific birthday present for the avid gardener turning 70. The vivid boot comes complete with peat and seeds, so all that’s needed is watering, sunshine and TLC.

$24.99

 

15. Hopside Down Beer Glass | by Fred

Hopside Down Beer Glass | by Fred - 70th Birthday Gift Ideas

This quirky glass makes the toast, “bottoms up” come true every time they take a sip. Any 70 year old with a thirst to quench is going to love this gift and what’s a celebration without an ale or two.

$22.99

 

16. Parrot Coffee Mug

"All You Need Is Love" Beatles Lyrics Cup & Saucer - 70th Birthday Gift Ideas

70 year olds are often some of our nations most avid bird watchers. It’s not a hobby for our teens, but remains one for our seniors. And our seniors will love this spectacular parrot mug.

$22.99

 

17. iCrib Tablet Bean Bag Pillow

iCrib Tablet Bean Bag Pillow - 70th Birthday Gift Ideas

Just because they’re turning 70 doesn’t mean they’re not up with the latest technology. Give them this cushy cradle for their tablet and they can sit back and relax in comfort as they skype the grandkids.

$32.99

 

18. Cut To The Cheese Knife Set

Cut To The Cheese Knife Set - 70th Birthday Gift Ideas

A nice bottle of red, a selection of their favourite cheeses and a knife set that caters for every type and texture. What more could a 70 year old want for their birthday except some perfect picnic weather to share it all with family and friends?

$19.99

 

19. Senior Moments Wit & Wisdom Book | Books By Boxer

Senior Moments Wit & Wisdom Book | Books By Boxer - 70th Birthday Gift Ideas

If you’re looking for a birthday present for a 70 year old who has a wicked sense of humour, then they’ll enjoy this book. Full of witty observations and tongue in cheek digs, it provides side-splitting belly laughs.

$16.99

 

20. Mighty Wine Glass: Never Tips Over

Mighty Wine Glass: Never Tips Over - 70th Birthday Gift Ideas

Keys aren’t the only thing you begin losing at 70. You lose your ability to keep your wine glass upright. And strangely worsens with each subsequent glass. Luckily at 70, your sense of humour is one thing you don’t lose, so this wine glass that never tips over is a 70th birthday present idea that will be appreciated.

$49.99

 

21. Titanium Wall Clock Collection – Artemis

Titanium Wall Clock Collection - Artemis - 70th Birthday Gift Ideas

It can seem the clock moves faster at 70. This Titanium Wall Clock will help keep track of the time so they can make the most of every moment. Not to mention, they’ve worked hard and by 70 they deserve a beautiful timepiece to decorate their home.
$89.99

 

22. Moby Dick Mug

Moby Dick Mug - 70th Birthday Gift Ideas

The classic novel Moby Dick is loved by 70 year olds, many read it in their youth at school. This Moby Dick Mug will allow 70 year olds to sit with a cup of tea remembering the lessons of Captain Ahab and the boy who said, “Call me Ishmael.”

$12.50

 

23. Rolldo Rolling Dough Cutter & Divider

Rolldo Rolling Dough Cutter & Divider - 70th Birthday Gift Ideas

Cutting cookies quickly can be slower at 70. That just won’t do when there are grandkids begging for more. This Rolldo Rolling Dough Cutter & Divider helps cookie dough be cut quickly, making it a 70th birthday present idea that will get lots of use.  
$24.99

 

24. Bendo Designer Egg Cups

Bendo Designer Egg Cups - 70th Birthday Gift Ideas

70 is a time to relax and enjoy the finer things in life. Give these Bendo Designer Egg Cups to a 70 year old and they’ll sit down with a coffee, bacon and eggs, and appreciate the minimalist Australian design of the egg cup.  
$11.99

 

25. Happy Chocolate Bar

Happy Chocolate Bar - 70th Birthday Gift Ideas

This 70th birthday present idea will always put a smile on their face. If the fun packaging doesn’t do it, the tasty chocolate surely will. The Happy Chocolate Bar makes bad days good, and good days great.
$8.99

 

26. Narwhal USB Heated Slippers

Narwhal USB Heated Slippers - 70th Birthday Gift Ideas

If there’s one mandatory piece of attire for anyone turning 70, it’s a pair of toasty warm slippers. These slippers won’t only keep their toes toasty with heating, they do it in style with the Narwhal design. All the grandkids will be jealous.  
$49.99

 

27. The Missed Bucket List Flip Book

The Missed Bucket List Flip Book - 70th Birthday Gift Ideas

70 year olds still want adventure. They want to taste new foods, try new sports, and travel to new places. The Missed Bucket List Flip Book gives them the guide to do just that—but with a twist. While it provides a number of bucket list suggestion to tick off as completed, it also has a F*** That box for the ideas that are a little out there for 70 year olds, such as white water rafting.

$18.99

 

28. Bedside Pocket

Bedside Pocket - 70th Birthday Gift Ideas

When you’re cuddled up in your warm bed, you don’t want to get out to find your glasses, book, or TV remote. And it’s much worse for someone turning 70—they have creaky old joints that take some warming up. Instead of having to get up, this Bedside Pocket provides space to keep everything important, from smartphones to dentures, right next to the bed so there’s no need to get up.

$29.99

 

29. 1960s Retro Style Desk Telephone Series 746 | Wild & Wolf

1960s Retro Style Desk Telephone Series 746 | Wild & Wolf - 70th Birthday Gift Ideas

A 1960s Retro Style Desk Telephone Series 746 is the dinosaur of phones to some, but for 70 year olds it’s a reminder of their youth. It’s a fully functional home phone, but with a 1960s style. This 70th birthday present idea that will help them feel closer to 21 again.
$159.99

 

30. Golf Ball Finder Glasses

Golf Ball Finder Glasses - 70th Birthday Gift Ideas

Two things happen to golfers as they reach 70—both their eyesight and their golf shots worsen. Hitting a ball into the woods is much worse when you can’t tell the difference between a golf ball and a pine cone. These Golf Ball Finder Glasses may not have the sleek style of Ray-Bans, but they will help find golf balls.
$24.99

 

31. Tabletop Trivia Quiz Card Games

Tabletop Trivia Quiz Card Games - 70th Birthday Gift Ideas

70th birthday gift ideas like this will keep their mind sharp. It covers everything from music, food, movies, to sports. By the time the 5 o’clock TV quiz shows roll around, they’ll be ready to dominate!
$7.99

 

32. Hot Cookie – USB Coffee Cup Warmer

Hot Cookie - USB Coffee Cup Warmer - 70th Birthday Gift Ideas

The Hot Cookie – USB Coffee Cup Warmer plugs into a USB port and heats up to keep a cup of tea or coffee warm. If your friend or family member enjoys a hot drink on cold days, this fits ideal 70th birthday gift ideas.

$29.99

 

33. Goldfish Tea Infuser | Suck UK

Goldfish Tea Infuser | Suck UK - 70th Birthday Gift Ideas

A cup of tea and your seventies go together like salt and pepper, you can’t have one without the other. This Goldfish Tea Infuser makes it look like a goldfish is having a lovely swim through the hot water, making it a fun way to brew tea.

$16.99

 

34. Too Old For This Sh*t T-Shirt

Too Old For This Sh*t T-Shirt - 70th Birthday Gift Ideas

At 70 there’s no need to put up with sh*t anymore. While many 70 year olds are far too polite to buy this shirt themselves, it makes for fun 70th birthday gift ideas. When you see them in the shirt, you’ll know not to mess around.

$22.99

 

35. Sudoku Toilet Paper

Sudoku Toilet Paper - 70th Birthday Gift Ideas

Some people read the paper in the loo, some even complete the sudoku. This Sudoku Toilet Paper saves the messing around with the newspaper, and prints it on the toilet paper. The best part is once you’re finished the sudoku, it’s ready to be flushed away.

$12.99

 

36. Wine Journal – For Those Who Love Wine

Wine Journal – For Those Who Love Wine - 70th Birthday Gift Ideas

To many people, wine is either red or white. But 70th birthday gift ideas like this are a more refined knowledge of fermented grapes. They know their pinot noir from their pinot grigio and their sauvignon blanc from his semillon.

$22.99

 

37. Retro Computer Mouse

Retro Computer Mouse - 70th Birthday Gift Ideas

Computers can seem perplexing for the older generations, but this Retro Computer Mouse will make them feel more comfortable. While it looks retro, it uses modern technology so you get all of the retro style without all of the retro technological issues.

$18.99

Awesome 70th Birthday Gift Ideas

These 19 awesome 70th birthday gift ideas are sure to shock and surprise 70 year olds. Unlike the gifts they’re used to receiving, they’ll be smiling, laughing, and showing all their friends.

It can be hard to find the perfect gift from 70th birthday gift ideas because they’ve been around the block more than once and have picked up plenty along the way. Still, the list above has a host of unusual and quirky gifts that will ensure that even at 70 you can still get them something they haven’t seen before.

And by the time somebody reaches is ready for 70th birthday gift ideas they’ve received hundreds of birthday presents. Think that bottle or wine or flowers will excite them? Think again. Think a photo frame will surprise them? No chance. Think a bottle of wine will leave a strong impression? Not at seventy.

You’re going to need 70th birthday gift ideas that they haven’t seen before. The kind of ideas that make them laugh so hard their dentures fall out. Ideas that they wouldn’t think to buy themselves. And ideas that surprise them (of course unless they have a pacemaker).

But coming up with unique 70th birthday gift ideas is not an easy task. You can’t take a stroll through your local mall and hope to find something. By 70, all the obvious 70th birthday gifts you see sitting in normal storefront windows have been given.

Unique 70th birthday gift ideas can have a real impact on seventy year olds. Imagine being 70. There aren’t many surprises in life. You’ve known your friends for decades, you’ve watched all the classic movies, and you’ve eaten the same foods thousands of times. When something different comes along in your life it is a cause for celebration. Surprise 70th birthday gifts rejuvenate you at seventy.

Celebrating birthdays is always fun for family and friends and 70 is definitely a special one. Top off the day with one of the great presents below and be assured it’ll make the day even more memorable.