10 Great Last-Minute Mother’s Day Gifts That Cost Less Than $50

16 Great Last-Minute Mother’s Day Gifts That Cost Less Than $50

Did you remember Mother’s Day is three days away? Don’t panic if you didn’t or still haven’t gotten your mom a present. We’re here to help.

We’ve rounded up sixteen last-minute Mother’s Day gift ideas for moms of all kinds. Each gift is good quality and high value, costing fifty dollars or less. They’ll show how much you love your mom, even though they’re easy presents to get.

Physical Gifts

For the Plant Mom

Lavender Plant

Instead of flowers, give her an aromatic pot of lavender. Because it’s a live plant, she can enjoy your gift for months.

Lavender plant
Lovely Lavender Plant from 1-800-Flowers
For the Mom with a Sweet Tooth

CandyDrop from Sugarfina

With Sugarfina’s CandyDrop, you can send your mom a box gift of candy that she gets to select herself. She’ll get whatever artisan candy she wants, beautifully wrapped and delivered.

Candy bento box
Signature 3-Piece Candy Bento Box from Sugarfina
For the Art Lover

Customizable Mom Digitial Art

With some digital know-how, this template lets you create a custom piece of art personalized for your mom. As a finishing touch, get a frame from your local Walmart so it’s ready to display when she receives it.

For the Mom Who Loves Quality Time

Dinner Date

A dinner date with you can be as special as any physical gift. Take your mom to her favorite restaurant and treat her to a delicious meal. Make sure to take pictures to remember the night by!

Dinner date
Treating your mom to dinner is a great gift too


For the Busy Mom


A subscription to Audible is perfect for moms who spend a lot of time working around the house or in the car. It gives her both a monthly credit to use on a book of her choosing and access to the Audible library for her to enjoy.

Audible subscription
Audible Gift Subscription from Amazon
For the E-Book Lover

Kindle Unlimited

If your mom brings her e-reader everywhere, get her a subscription to Kindle Unlimited so she can enjoy over three million titles. With the Kindle app, she can read everything from Romantic Comedy by Curtis Sittenfeld to The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins.

Kindle unlimited
Kindle Unlimited subscription from Amazon
For the Mom Who Loves Learning


Whether your mom just took up a new hobby or wants to brush up on an old skill, Masterclass can help. She’ll get full access to their entire high-quality class library for a year, allowing her to learn whatever she wants on her timing.

Masterclass subscription
Masterclass Gift Subscription from Masterclass
For the Mom Who Needs a Break

TheraBox Self-Care Box

Get your mom a subscription to this therapist-curated self-care box to encourage her to care for herself.

Therabox subscription
Therabox Subscription from Cratejoy

Gift Cards

For the Indie Bookstore Shopper


Allow her to buy the books she wants and support small businesses simultaneously. When you use Bookshop, you can choose a local indie bookstore to donate some of your purchase’s profits, which is an excellent alternative to Amazon.

Bookshop.org Gift Card
Bookshop.org Gift Card
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