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Surprise Mom With Quirky, Under $30 Mother's Day Gifts From Amazon


It's not that there's anything wrong with giving your mom flowers, a card, or other such predictable gifts for Mother's Day. They're fine. But doesn't she deserve better than fine? Wouldn't you love to show her that you put some thought into her gift?

If so, Amazon is your friend as it discounts a selection of tech items, fitness gear, and other quirkier finds during its Mother's Day Sale. Plus, Prime members get free shipping on most items. Overwhelmed by the possibilities? Here are 10 picks to suit all sorts of moms.

10 Quirky Mother's Day Gifts From Amazon for Under $30

For Moms With a Sweet Tooth

Wickedly Prime Salted Cocoa Truffle Spread with Natural Caramel Flavor 13.2-oz Jar 2-Pack for $9.98 (a low by $10)

Traditional chocolates might be cliche, but most moms do still enjoy sweet treats. This spread is just as delicious as any candy you might have purchased, and it comes with less guilt — put it on bread and it's technically a meal.

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For Sentimental Moms

Lion on Blu-ray Disc for $17.96 (a low by $6)

This Best Picture nominee tells the emotionally affecting story of a boy who's separated from his family and adopted to another country. His love for his lost birth mother and his adoptive mom will probably make your mom tear up a little.

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For Busy Moms

AmazonBasics 1/4" Yoga and Exercise Mat with Carrying Strap from $14.99 ($2 off)

There's not a mom in the world who feels like she truly gets enough downtime. Gifting mom a yoga mat, and some license to focus on herself and experience the tranquility of being alone, just for a few minutes.

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For Brainy Moms

Caffeine Molecule Necklace for $14.80 ($20 off)

Your mom has been tired since you were born. Caffeine has been mother's little helper for all these years, and acknowledging that tells her that you appreciate the many hours of sleep she sacrificed.

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For Fun-Loving Moms

Codenames Board Game for $15.39 (a low by $4)

Moms love to have fun with their kids, no matter the age. This popular board game has high replay value and doesn't take hours to finish, unlike some of its cousins.

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For Moms Who Dig Nature

Sommerland 4-Season Vertical Garden Planter for $11.99 (a low by $3)

Your mom grew you, so you know she's good at sustaining life. This cool planter is functional as decor, and adding plants has all kinds of benefits. (Your mom will know them. Moms know everything.)

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For Fastidious Moms

Umbra Prisma Jewelry Tray from $15.15 (a low by $5)

Your mom has endured enough mess and clutter to last a lifetime. This pretty tray gives her a way to organize trinkets, and it's a way more appropriate gift than cleaning products (don't even try it).

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For Cool Moms

ZeroUV Women's Metal Cut-Out Round Sunglasses for $10.99 (a low by $6)

Your birth didn't shut down your mom's sense of style — she's still as trendy and cool as ever. Give accordingly.

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For Moms Who Believe in Magic Glitter Bomb 24-oz. Water Bottle for $24 (a low by $5)

If the unicorn frappuccino craze taught us anything, it's that sparkles and pastels are super hot right now. Sound like mom's aesthetic? She'll want to carry this amazing beverage receptacle with her all day every day.

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For Moms of Small Kids

Mom Life: A Snarky Adult Coloring Book for $8.09 (a low by $4)

One of the toughest parts of being a mom is knowing if what you're doing is right, and if the things you're experiencing are normal. This relatable coloring book addresses those issues, and it gives mom a way to calm her nerves on especially crazy days.

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Readers, what's the best Mother's Day gift you've ever given? Did you get any good ideas from Amazon's Mother's Day Sale? Let us know in the comments!

Associate Editor

Elizabeth Zimmerman is an Associate Editor at DealNews, and she specializes in tap dancing, wearing a lot of colors, making cakes, and sneaking Beatles references into deals. Goo goo g'joob.
DealNews may be compensated by companies mentioned in this article. Please note that, although prices sometimes fluctuate or expire unexpectedly, all products and deals mentioned in this feature were available at the lowest total price we could find at the time of publication (unless otherwise specified).
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