It’s easy to take Mother’s Day too seriously. You don’t want to disappoint your deserving mom, but doesn’t buying her the same thing year after year get boring? Funny Mother’s Day gifts may be the way to go when looking for a new way to show her you care.
Our sometimes silly but always entertaining guide to the best funny Mother’s Day gifts has what you need. She’ll be impressed by your clever choices and associate Mother’s Day with so much more than keepsakes and flowers.
33 Funny Mother’s Day Gift Ideas
Discover what it’s like to be the favorite child with awesomely funny Mother’s Day gifts for mom.
How Mom Tells Time Plaque
This fun-loving wall plaque is ideal when your mom needs an afternoon pick-me-up. The wooden wall sign has a set of hooks for her coffee cups and a shelf for wine glasses. The sign reads “How Mom Tells Time,” with the coffee cups for the morning and the wine glasses afterwards.
Funny Mother’s Day Mug
The elegant simplicity of this funny mom mug is the good humor she needs this Mother’s Day. It’ll fit into her collection of mugs, with one difference. The ceramic mug reads, “Thanks 4 putting up with a spoiled, ungrateful, bratty, messy child, like my sibling.” It’s signed, “Your favorite.” She’ll realize what hilarious children she calls her own.
Funny Mom Candle
There’s a surefire way to hit your mom’s funny bone this Mother’s Day, and it involves this candle. It burns with the scent of eucalyptus and lavender whenever she needs a few moments of self-care. The candle’s label says, “Mom’s last nerve . . . oh look, it’s on fire.” The candle is a gentle reminder of the many trials and tribulations a mother goes through.
Crazy Cat Lady T-Shirt
This cat lady t-shirt has all the charm a mom expects for Mother’s Day. It’s roomy and comfortable enough for her to wear around the house or when feeding a brood of street cats. The shirt features a cat face design and the words “Crazy Cat Lady” to send home the message. It may quickly become her favorite t-shirt if her sense of humor is ready for it.
This stainless steel tumbler shimmers with gold for a mom who’s earned a special accessory. The tumbler is embossed with a bee design that’ll stand out among other insulated tumblers. The tumbler says “Queen Bee” with a clever wit and sophistication she’ll love using to help stay hydrated.
Kitchen Towel Set
This useful set of microfiber hand towels makes a stylish addition to her kitchen or bathroom with a twist. The colorful towels come in handy for washing hands or wiping up sudden messes. One towel reads, “Omg my mother was right about everything.” The other says, “No matter what life throws at you, at least you don’t have ugly children.”
Funny Mom Sign
This endearing sign will be there when you need something to brighten up your mom’s space. The black and white sign is made in a box style with a sarcastic message at its center. This one lets the world know, “Sometimes talking to your mom is all the therapy you need.” It follows that up with, “Sometimes after talking to your mom you need therapy.”
Classic Literature Cat Tote
This classic literature cat tote bag may raise an eyebrow or two when you first give it to your mom. The handmade cotton tote bags feature options with a selection of literary classics. The design choices include The Great Catsby, Pride and Purrjudice, and Romeow and Juliet. She’ll never look at tote bags the same way again.
Burt Reynolds Chia Pet
Your mom may not stop smiling once she lays her eyes on this Burt Reynolds Chia pet. The notoriously fun accessory allows her to watch it come to life in its full green glory. The offbeat Chia pet is one of those funny Mother’s Day gift ideas that stand out from the rest.
Novelty Coffee Socks
Whether a husband gets these novelty socks for his wife on Mother’s Day or a child for their parents, they’ll entertain. The cotton socks look like regular socks from above, but there’s a secret message on the soles. Once she puts her feet up, everyone else can read the words, “If you can read this / Bring me coffee.”
Funny Mom Book
Moms who are convinced they messed up somewhere as parents will appreciate the humorous approach this book takes. It’s the best book for a new mom who thinks everything she does needs to be perfect. The book is designed like a lighthearted children’s book, with colorful parenting scenarios to make her smile.
Shower Wine Glass Holder
Your mom may say, “Oh, I’ll never use that!” when you present her with this novelty shower wine glass holder. She can easily attach it to the tiles with suction cups to stay in place. Once your mom gives it a whirl during her next bath, she’s likely to change her tune. The art of bathing and sipping wine is one of the great joys of life you can share with your deserving mom.
Coffee Keepsake Spoon
This unusual little keepsake spoon is both cute and funny at once. It’s a darling memento of Mother’s Day for a mom who loves coffee. She can use it for coffee every morning, but it doesn’t live by any specific rules. The silver spoon reads, “Dear coffee, I love you,” so her feelings come across loud and clear.
Say it right with this pair of comfy and corny slippers. They’re colorful and as comfortable as they are soft. One slipper features an image of a cup of coffee with “AM” beneath it. The other slipper has a glass of red wine with “PM” beneath it. If she sticks to the schedule that’s been laid out for her, it’s bound to be a great day.
Bluetooth Banana Phone
Moms sometimes have an uneasy relationship with smartphones. This novelty banana phone handset will let her talk the old-fashioned way. It connects wirelessly to Bluetooth, so she can hold a comic banana instead of a smartphone. The handset is easy to recharge, so she can keep the conversation going strong.
Your mom will have to find the most adorable plant there is to grow in this planter that looks like a sloth. The planter pot is handmade from coconut fibers and wicker to give it a homemade feel. The lovable sloth’s face will ensure whatever she grows will be big and tall with a bit of mother’s love.
Funny Coloring Book
Moms work hard and could all use some stress relief. This funny coloring book provides a chance for her to delve into a new hobby that’s easy and relaxing. The book includes 50 designs with mom phrases, like “Go ask your dad” and “Because I said so that’s why.” You’ll find her hard at work while cuddled up on the couch with her set of markers and coloring book.
This mom-themed funny notebook is the perfect place to keep a record of everything in her day. It has over 100 lined pages for her shopping lists, gift lists, how-to’s, and recipes. The cover reads, “Things I’ll Forget if I Don’t Write Them Down Immediately.” Everyone will know by the title that this book belongs to a mom.
Funny Diamond Painting DIY Kit
When looking for something random but silly enough to make a mom smile, this diamond painting DIY kit does it. The paint-by-number set includes everything she needs to get to work and finish the ultimately original portrait of a cat Mona Lisa. The easy-to-use DIY activity can serve as one of the most constructive gag gifts for moms they’ll actually use.
Donut Novelty Blanket
This donut novelty blanket is a lighthearted gift for a mom from her son, daughter, or friends. The detail in the pink donut with sprinkles may make her hungry for a bite. All she needs is the coziness of the big blanket to keep her in bed for a long time. It makes a cool statement to anyone who visits her and sees how much her sense of humor is admired.
Mistaken Lyrics Coasters
Your mom will know these unique mistaken lyrics coasters aren’t just another home accessory. The set of six cork coasters works brilliantly while entertaining everyone who sees their lyrical design. Each has a phrase from a popular song that’s been misheard, like “Don’t call Jason waterfalls.” They’ll make any gathering at a coffee table a little more weird (and fun) than before.
Oktoberfest Apron Set
If you’ve given up on finding hilarious Mother’s Day gifts that aren’t cheesy, choose this Oktoberfest apron. Moms can wear one of the two aprons anytime she’s busy in the kitchen. The aprons themselves look like exact replicas of traditional (and mildly inappropriate) Oktoberfest outfits. Grab her a stein of beer and watch her get cooking.
Guzzle Buddy Wine Glass
Just because your mom likes to drink wine doesn’t mean she needs to be civilized about it. This top-trending Guzzle Buddy easily fits into a wine bottle, so she can lose the middleman. The glass allows her to drink directly from the bottle while maintaining her elegant demeanor the whole time.
Snoop Dogg Cookbook
The look on your mom’s face when you give her this Snoop Dogg cookbook may surprise you. His hip-hop background won’t stop her from preparing some of his best recipes. The comically-styled cookbook includes recipes for classic comfort foods like mac and cheese and shrimp po’boy. It may end up a part of her cookbook collection sooner than expected.
Betty White Prayer Candle
Celebrity prayer candles are all the rage lately, so it may be time to give this Betty White version to your mom. The candle looks like a traditional prayer candle with a long burning time and a detailed portrait of Betty. She’ll enjoy seeing the smiling eyes of her favorite Golden Girl every time she lights it.
Your mom doesn’t have to be a senior citizen to need help remembering her many internet passwords. This helpful password logbook keeps all her private information in one place. From banking to online shopping and payment information, she’ll be covered as long as she keeps this notebook nearby. Just don’t let her lose the book and everything will be ok.
No mom ever said “no thanks” to any version of this popular wearable blanket. This comfy home accessory is full-sized and made with a loose fit. The fleece blanket has sherpa to keep her toasty, a hood, and pockets to ensure she’s settled in for good. All she’ll say when she puts it on is, “how long am I allowed to wear this?”
Claw Gardening Gloves
A mom who gardens can utilize her great sense of humor when you provide her with these claw gardening gloves. They’re no joke when it comes to digging up soil, getting rid of leaves, and weeding. The set comes with two pairs of gloves that look a little scary at first. They’re all business when it comes to maintaining her perfect garden.
Margarita Cocktail Machine
There’s no reason why funny Mother’s Day gifts can’t also be badass at the same time. This margarita cocktail machine is one impressive piece of machinery. She can use cocktail capsules and the liquor kept in the two reservoirs to create the best cocktails she could dream of. If you’re lucky, she’ll make you a drink to toast her this Mother’s Day.
Schitt’s Creek Party Game
This Schitt’s Creek party game is the ultimate in combining laughs, family, and fun in one place. The 3-8 players guess what character the others are and slowly move along the map of Schitt’s Creek. It’s an entertaining way to bring your mom up to speed on the popular TV shows out there. She’ll also have a ball playing with her loved ones.
Emoji Chocolate Gift Set
Most moms love getting chocolate for Mother’s Day. Give yours an irreverent version of a box of chocolates with this Emoji gift set. The nine-piece gift box has both milk and dark chocolate with flavors like toffee, mint, almond, and espresso. Each chocolate looks like a unique emoji displaying moods including “grumpy,” “moody,” and “silly.”
Dark Humor Misfortune Cookies
One of the most unique funny gifts for moms is this set of dark humor misfortune cookies. The set of handmade treats includes 13 (of course) fortune cookies that stand out from others. The black cookies each hold a special sarcastic message inside. Lines like “You have an inferiority complex, and it’s entirely justified” will tickle your mom’s funny bone for sure.
Fowl Language Puzzle
A mom’s brilliant sense of good humor and playfulness are celebrated with this Fowl-language puzzle. It gives the impression that the 1,000-piece handmade puzzle is made up of bad words.
The reality is quite the opposite, with the puzzle designs including colorful depictions of “Fowl.” From chickens to ducks and woodcocks, she can work on this offbeat puzzle with grandchildren if she wants to.