Every May 6th, we celebrate the healthcare professionals who put their lives on the line for us. If your life has been touched by a nurse, you have an even greater understanding of how important nurses are in our lives. Often, nurses’ contributions can go unnoticed, which is why it’s important to take the time to appreciate the amazing work they do. This May 6th, surprise the nurse in your life with a present she’ll really appreciate. If you’re not sure what to get her, we’ve gathered up 50 amazingly thoughtful options to help give you some ideas. Here are our favorite Nurse Appreciation Day gift ideas:
Get her this platter filled with chocolate-covered treats she can enjoy all on her own or share with her coworkers. It’s packed with chocolate dipped apple slices, pineapple, strawberries, and more.
Choose this platter made with rich and creamy strawberry cheesecakes topped with fluffy whipped cream and strawberries. It’s guaranteed to make any celebration a whole lot sweeter.
This gift box is packed with everything your favorite nurse needs to unwind and relax. It includes a lavender soy wax candle, peppermint lip balm, lavender castile soap, two different bath bombs, and a wood heart with an inspiring phrase.
Get her a new pair of scrubs that are fashion-forward and practical. Figs scrubs are anti-wrinkle, soft, and moisture-wicking. They also feature antimicrobial technology for odor control and durability.
Your favorite nurse is constantly on the run. Get her this super-fast charger with a 10,000mAh internal battery that charges up to 50% battery in just 30 minutes, a versatile USB-C port, and a lightweight, portable size that easily fits in your bag.
Help your favorite nurse get the shut-eye she needs with this specialized alarm clock. It allows you to wake up naturally, helps you personalize a refreshing sleep-wake routine, and features soothing sounds that help you relax and unwind.
This air purifier removes 99.97% of dust, smoke, mold, and pollen to ensure the air in her home remains pure and clean. It cleans spaces up to 550 feet in just 30 minutes and helps reduce sneezing, congestion, and other allergy symptoms.
This iced pound cake candle smells so good you could almost eat it. It delivers an amazing, room-filling fragrance experience, made with a patented soy wax blend and quality lead-free wicks.
With a sleek new design, this coffee maker measures less than five inches wide. To use it, simply add fresh water to the reservoir, pop in a coffee pod, press the brew button, and enjoy your favorite coffee in just minutes.
Encourage your favorite nurse to relax with these shower steamers. Just place one shower steamer in the corner of the shower and you’ll begin to experience the powerful aromatherapeutic powers of lavender and other essential oils that drain away stress.
Help relieve tired and sore soles with this foot massager. It provides a deep kneading massage on the bottom of your feet with air pressure on the top of your feet and a heating feature that provides slow, smooth heating to warm up cold feet.
A cup of coffee is almost as essential as a prescription medication. This mug has been redesigned as a prescription bottle and features double-wall insulated stainless steel that keeps your hot drinks warm for three hours.
13. Syringe Pens
Get her a pack of pens that look just like syringes for a gag gift she can actually use. Each pack comes with 24 black ink pens in assorted neon colors, including blue, green, yellow, and red.
At just a half-inch tall, these happy pill earrings are small enough for work, while still keeping things fun. They’re made of polished 22k gold plated metal topped with hard enamel and stainless steel posts.
For the perfect way to brighten up your favorite nurse’s scrubs, pick this personalized badge reel. It features her name in script on a clean white background, in four colors, including pink, green, taupe, and blue.
Your favorite nurse can use this comfy sweatshirt at work and at home. It’s personalized with your favorite nurse’s name above her credentials with a caduceus on the side and comes in your choice of countless color combinations.
Get your favorite nurse a care package filled with goodies that will make her job a bit easier. It comes with a mug, wool socks, a stethoscope pin, a badge clip, a nurse keychain, and much more.
Choose a pair of clogs that will keep her feet comfortable and cozy all day at work. These clogs offer a padded footbed with a breathable lining to wick away moisture and a slip-resistant sole.
In your choice of 27 patterns and styles, these medical-grade compression socks offer support for muscle stability and enhanced circulation to help relieve pain. Made with copper, nylon, and spandex, they wick moisture, dry quickly, and naturally resist odor.
This bag features multiple storage pockets and compartments designed specifically for nurses. It includes a padded compartment for a laptop, a roomy interior, shoulder strap, padded back, and non-skid bottom.
Made with double-wall, vacuum insulated stainless steel, this water bottle comes laser engraved with your favorite nurse’s name. At 32 ounces, it will ensure your favorite nurse stays hydrated while at work.
Choose this kit packed with treats to help your favorite nurse unwind after a busy and stressful day. It includes a soy candle, matchbox, sugar scrub, vegan lip balm, bath bomb, amethyst crystal necklace, and a personalized message on a custom card.
This print includes a watercolor portrait of a nurse with the words, “Never forget the difference you make.” You can personalize with your nurse’s name, skin tone, scrub color, and hair.
Packed with supplies your favorite nurse can use while on the job, this tiny pouch is adorable and practical. It comes with antibacterial wipes, hand sanitizer, lip balm, and a package of tissues.
Choose this cold brew maker and carafe set for the nurse who can’t operate without caffeine. You simply need to add coarse grounds and cold, filtered water and let it steep for 12 to 18 hours for the perfectly brewed coffee.
Make sure your favorite nurse never misplaces her stethoscope again with this name tag that’s engraved with her name and choice of design. It’s available in aluminum, sterling silver, brass, and copper.
Available in sterling silver and 14k gold plated, this stethoscope ring is perfect for any nurse in your life. The heart can be personalized with any title, including RN, CRNA, or CNS.
Choose this bento box for the nurse who always takes her lunch to work. In your choice of eight colors, it features a top container with two compartments, a middle compartment with cutlery, and a bottom container that holds two cups of food.
Made of high-quality stainless steel, white tubing, and rose gold chestpiece and headset, this stethoscope blends functionality and style. It features a dual-head chestpiece, ear tips that provide the perfect fit, a tension adjustable headset, and so much more.
To commemorate a nurse who has worked throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, this sweet plush bear comes dressed in scrubs, a hair cap, and a mask. It can be personalized with your nurse’s name and title on the mask, t-shirt, or both.
With a shimmery gold-colored handle and exterior, this coffee mug shows just who’s number one. You can personalize it with any title on the front and an optional message on the back in your choice of text color.
With a large center pocket, this stylish cooler bag has plenty of room and keeps meals and snacks fresh and ready for break time. Plus, it includes a stylish matching tumbler to ensure adequate hydration while on the job.
With 100 pages of coloring fun, this coloring book is the perfect appreciation gift for nurses. Coloring helps you relieve stress by putting you in a meditative state. Plus, it includes plenty of funny phrases and jokes.
Make sure her cellphone stays clean, even after a long day at work. This phone sanitizer includes two UV-C bulbs that completely sanitize your entire phone, killing 99.99% of all bacteria and germs. Plus, it offers two charging ports to restore battery life.
Choose this fitness tracker that keeps track of steps, heart rate, sleep stages, and other key metrics. It also allows you to receive calls, messages, and social media notifications while on the go.
Get the nurse in your life these blackout curtains that allow her to sleep during the day if she works the late shift. These curtains are made with a thick black liner backing that completely keeps out the sunlight and UV rays, ensuring a pitch-black room.
This wooden sign tells it just like it is: “Not all superheroes wear capes, some wear scrubs.” The free-standing sign also has a built-in hook on the back for wall hanging to add to the decor in a kitchen, bathroom, or bedroom.
This watch has been uniquely designed for medical professionals. It features a white face with a highly visible red second hand for more accurate pulse readings and a comfortable, water-resistant silicone band that’s easy to clean.
The perfect finishing touch for any tote, keys, or backpack, this keychain lets your favorite nurse show off her pride in being a healthcare hero. It comes with a mask, nurse hat, stethoscope, and syringe charms.
This custom tumbler displays the nutrition facts for a nurse, including compassion, sleep, selflessness, and caffeine. Personalized with your favorite nurse’s name and characteristics, the tumbler is ideal for both hot and cold liquids, fits most cup holders, and is microwave safe.
This nurse’s stethoscope name necklace comes in solid sterling silver, gold plated, or gold. The heart can be personalized with any title, such as RN, BRN, or CNS and comes engraved with your favorite nurse’s name.
Choose these funny socks printed with your favorite nurse’s face. They’re designed to be a blend of comfort and creativity with a cushioned footbed, seamless toe, and breathable materials.
This sturdy wooden sign features a touching message: “By Touching So Many Lives You Have Changed The World.” It also includes three-dimensional handmade stethoscope string art.
Made with 100% soy, this candle is infused with premium lavender fragrances and features a 50-hour burning time. Plus, it comes with a reminder that your favorite nurse is really awesome – just in case she forgets.
Make sure your favorite nurse always has something to eat, even on busy days. This pressure cooker features seven functions, including a pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, yogurt maker, steamer, and more.
Waterproof, shockproof, stylish, and durable, this travel case keeps your stethoscope neat and contained when not in use. It comes with a mesh pocket for accessories and a handwrist that allows for easy portability.
This massager features eight kneading massage nodes that provide deep massage to your favorite nurse’s tired tissues and muscles. It also includes infrared heating that helps ease muscle tension and stress.
For nurses that work overnights, it can be difficult to fall asleep during the day. This tea makes it easy with chamomile flower, lemon balm, and valerian root extract to soothe and calm.
This creamy balm contains shea butter, honey, almond extract, and coconut oil, blended to create an extremely hydrating and rich formula. It leaves hands soft and smooth, even with all the multiple handwashes throughout the day.
This gift set is packed with items that show your nurse they are appreciated. It includes a mix of delicious and nutritious snacks, a restorative facial mask, a nurse badge, fruit snacks, and more.
Whether you’re looking for a sentimental gift for the nurse in your life or something a bit more practical, you’ll find something for nurse appreciation day on this list. She’s sure to appreciate the thoughtful and kind gesture.