26 funny and inexpensive Mother's Day gifts that are guaranteed to make her laugh

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  • If you've decided to go the funny route for Mother's Day this year, you'll find 26 gift options ready to make her laugh below.
  • They contain just the right amount of levity to keep this holiday light-hearted, while showing Mom you care for and appreciate her.
  • For more gifts that aren't as funny but are still thoughtful, check out all our Mother's Day gift guides here.

Mother's Day is an important holiday, but that doesn't mean you can't keep it lighthearted. If you or your mom aren't interested in the sappy, cheesy aspects of Mother's Day, she might appreciate these funny gifts a little more. They show lots of personality, acknowledge the challenges and triumphs of being a mother, and keep things fun.

Year after year of flower bouquets, chocolates, and other stereotypical gifts later, you can try mixing it up and injecting some humor into Mother's Day instead.

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Slang flashcards

Slang flashcards
Gift the Slang Flashcards, $10

Get your mom up to speed with all the lingo that the "youths" of today are using. This game has 50 cards to help her understand what you're really trying to say.

An accurate desk sign

An accurate desk sign
Gift the Big Personality Desk Sign, $28

Whether your mother is the CEO of her company, the house, or both, this sign accurately signals that she deserves attention and respect.

Wine socks

Wine socks
Gift the Wine Socks, $11.99-$13.99

The message is pretty clear: if your mom is sitting back and relaxing, make sure she stays that way.

A coloring book that moms can really relate to

A coloring book that moms can really relate to
Gift the Mom Life: A Snarky Adult Coloring Book, $8.70

The realities of motherhood are treated with wit and levity in this coloring book that's definitely not made for kids.

A juice cleanse she can get behind

A juice cleanse she can get behind
Gift the Sugarfina 7-Day Gummy Bear Cleanse, $25

Made in collaboration with Pressed Juicery, Sugarfina's green juice gummy bears are made with apple, lemon, ginger, and greens. It's a strict daily diet, but we think it's doable.

An enamel pin with her favorite saying

An enamel pin with her favorite saying
Gift the Because I Said So Enamel Pin, $10.08

You know the argument was over once your mom pulled this classic reason out.

An enthusiastic t-shirt

An enthusiastic t-shirt
Gift the World's Okayest Mom Shirt, $19.99

So maybe not all moms are perfect superheroes, and that's okay, too. This shirt's slogan will keep her modest.

A funny card

A funny card
Gift the Mom Texting Card, $4.65

There's nothing like a sobering reminder every once in a while to put you back in your place.

A Gilmore Girls cookbook

A Gilmore Girls cookbook
Gift the Eat Like a Gilmore Cookbook, $14

The most beloved TV mother-daughter duo eat some pretty great food in the show. This cookbook of easy-to-follow recipes is perfect for "Gilmore Girls" fans.

A detailed pop culture cocktail diagram

A detailed pop culture cocktail diagram
Gift The Cocktail Chart of Film & Literature, $30

49 great drinks from works of film and literature grace this fun and affordable print, letting anyone drink along with the characters.

A makeup bag

A makeup bag
Gift the Winging It Makeup Bag, $12.11

This cotton canvas cosmetics bag admits that perhaps motherhood and eyeliner have more in common than we originally thought.

Bear paw oven mitts

Bear paw oven mitts
Gift the Fred Bear Hands Oven Mitts (Set of 2), $20

With these oven mitts (with heat-resistant silicone paw pads), she'll turn into a real mama bear.

Sheet masks that turn her into a Disney villain

Sheet masks that turn her into a Disney villain
Gift the Disney Villains Face Mask Collection, $18.99

She'll channel her inner Ursula, Maleficent, and Cruella De Vil while wearing these refreshing, hydrating sheet masks — and maybe get a little too into character.

A comforting cooling and heating pad in the shape of a lazy sloth

A comforting cooling and heating pad in the shape of a lazy sloth
Gift the Huggable Sloth Cooling + Heating Pad, $29

Let this little guy relieve her pain. He can be microwaved or frozen, and contains lavender for an extra soothing effect.

A tiny kitchen appliance that works surprisingly well

A tiny kitchen appliance that works surprisingly well
Gift the Dash Mini Waffle Maker, $9.99

Imagine the look on your mom's face when you serve her breakfast in bed made using this mini waffle iron.

A game that will remind her of all the awkward family photos she's been a part of

A game that will remind her of all the awkward family photos she's been a part of
Gift the Awkward Family Photos Movie Caption Game, $25

This game makes its players pair famous movie lines to 160 awkward photos. If you run out of photos, try printing out your own memorable family pictures to keep the game going.

A bunch of tiny magnets

A bunch of tiny magnets
Gift a set of Speks, $27.95

Today in gifts that will make her scratch her head at first: these magnetic stress relief toys that can be mashed, molded, and sculpted to any shape.

A cushion with your face plastered all over it

A cushion with your face plastered all over it
Gift a Mushion, $22.99 (allow up to 2 weeks for delivery)

You can get your siblings in on it and gift a whole array of pillows personalized with the faces of her favorite children.

A singing egg timer

A singing egg timer
Gift the Singing Egg Timer, $20

If she's still half-awake while making breakfast, this timer will certainly wake her up fully. It sings different tunes once the egg reaches soft-boiled, medium-cooked, and hard-boiled states.

A notebook to keep up with her busy schedule

A notebook to keep up with her busy schedule
Gift the Ban.do Forever Busy Notebook, $16

As a Very Busy Person, your mom needs a notebook to keep all her thoughts and notes organized.

A delightful tea infuser that gets her excited for summer

A delightful tea infuser that gets her excited for summer
Gift the Fred & Friends Unicorn Pool Float Infuser, $16.95

It's not the same as actually floating out by the pool, but close enough.

Shoes with a bit of attitude

Shoes with a bit of attitude
Gift the Keds Triple Decker What Ever Shoes, $64.95

Sassy message aside, these cushioned Keds are just plain comfortable.

A monthly cereal subscription that proves there really is a subscription for everything

A monthly cereal subscription that proves there really is a subscription for everything
Gift a Magic Spoon 4-Box Subscription, $35.10/month

She'll think it's just a cute joke, until you tell her each serving of cereal has 12 grams of protein and none of the junk of classic childhood brands.

A bookmark with a literary reference any bookworm will recognize

A bookmark with a literary reference any bookworm will recognize
Gift the Wicked Witch Bookmark, $22.95

It'll be all too clear where she last left off in her book.

A collection of funny dog photos

A collection of funny dog photos
Gift "Treat!" by Christian Vieler, $12.86

If all else fails, we know these photos of dogs catching (or at least, attempting to catch) treats will illicit a few giggles.

A moss ball kit

A moss ball kit
Gift the Marimo Moss Ball Kit, $25

While other moms are receiving flower bouquets, yours has the privilege of taking care of this fuzzy piece of green algae. You have to admit, it's kind of endearing.

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