30 Awesome Gifts for Brothers

Updated on March 27th, 2020
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Siblings have complicated relationships at times and it cannot always be easy to express what you feel. Therefore, sometimes a sentimental gift can be a good way to express those feeling without having to say it yourself. However, if you prefer a less sentimental gift, there are other items that brothers should really like in the list below. There are practical items, things that are fun and you should find something suitable for every budget as well. Get some unique and original ideas so that you can treat your brother to a really great gift that will suit him really well.


This short-sleeved t-shirt is a great gift for an older brother. It reads ‘I’m the Big Brother’. It comes in sizes suitable for ages 1-14. It is a great gift for a child who is becoming a new brother to make them feel special even thought there is a new baby in the house. It comes in a selection of colours to suit every taste such as white, black, royal blue, sky blue, grass green and navy blue.

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This necklace pendant is designed to give to a brother. It says ‘Brother always remember you are braver than you believe stronger than you seem smarter than you think and loved more than you know.’ It is made from stainless steel so will not tarnish, change colour or rust and is very durable. It comes in a velvet gift bag so you will not even need to wrap it up!

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This wooden heard can be hung up to display the sentimental message on it which reads ‘you are such a special brother full of love, laughter and joy the precious time we spend together I do really enjoy I just want to say Thank you for all that you do I am so blessed to have a brother like you.’ The heart is 10cm x 10cm and made from FSC certified wood.

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This beard grooming set has everything needed to keep a beard smart and conditioned. It has beard oils and balm, beard brush, comb in leather case, scissors and drawstring bag to keep it in. These items are ideal for daily beard and moustache grooming. The items are picked carefully to ensure your beard in well conditioned without getting stiff or greasy. All of the items come in a gift box.

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This stainless-steel key chain is a great gift for a brother that is really cared about. The pendant on the keyring says ‘there is no better friend than a brother and there is no better brother than you’ and has a heart on it. It is made of high quality stainless-steel which means that it will not change colour, tarnish or rust. It is a good way give a sentimental message to a brother.

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This Is a unique, personalised beer bottle opener. It is suitable for mounting on the wall or just standing on a shelf and handmade with different finishes: natural, antique pine, medium oak and rustic that are buffed up to give a warm sheen. The base has a piece of slate on it which will be written on with a liquid chalk pen with the name of your choice. The base is also a container which catches the bottle lids as they are removed.

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This humorous notebook can send a revealing message to any brother. It says on it ‘Will trade brother for Easter eggs’ and has bunny ears above. A funny and healthy alternative to a chocolate egg and also very useful. It is a 6 x 9 inch notebook with graph paper inside it with a green cover and black spine. Great for journaling, maths, doodling or drawing. It has 100 page with white paper inside.

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This retro games console could bring back all sorts of memories for older adults but might also be fun for younger ones too. It could keep brothers quiet for hours so could be a great thing for a sibling who lives in the same house as them to gift! It comes with 400 retro games such as Pacman, donkey kong, Tetris and Mario bros. Pocket size with a rechargeable battery.

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This is a gift set containing all sorts of things a sophisticated brother would like. The hinged gift box contains a watch, torch, wallet and pen. The watch has high precision movement with a 38mm dimension and a steel case. The wallet has plenty of sections for cards and notes. The torch and pen are silver coloured which match in with the watch so the whole set coordinates together well.

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This brother poem will help you to express sentiments that otherwise you may find difficult to say. You can personalise it with your name so it shows who it has come from. It comes printed on luxury card in A6, A5, A4, A3, A2 or A1 size and the A4 sized ones can be framed in black or silver. The A6 size is a card and the larger formats are wall posters. It even comes with free delivery.

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This engraved pocket watch with chain makes a touching gift for a brother. The inscription reads ‘Tom my brother never forget that I love you forever. I hope you believe in yourself as much as I believe in you’. The watch itself has a high quality quartz movement is made from a zinc alloy and is battery powered. It even has a timer function and a space to put a photograph inside the lid.

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This unique Bluetooth beanie hat is a very practical present. It is a warm knotted hat with built in speakers so you can listen to music and take phone calls while keeping your head warm. On the right ear there is a control panel for accepting or declining calls, changing volume and even a USB charging port. It has a battery which lasts up to 18 hours. It even comes with free delivery.

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This humorous greeting card is perfect for a birthday card for a brother with a sense of humour. It says ‘On your birthday brother I wanted to make your present as fantastic as can be but then I realised something….you already know me! (And that’s the greatest gift!) Happy birthday. You’re such a great brother. The card is bright and cheerful is 15cm x 23cm and it comes with an envelope and free delivery.

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This is a sweet box with a card in saying ‘I (heart) my big brother with a poem on it. The box comes with a selection of vintage and modern sweets such as love hearts, parma violets, haribo, fizzers, drumstick lollies, rainbow dust sticks, rainbow drops and moams and the card with the poem is stuck on the lid of the book. Gift from newborn baby to their older brother.

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This cute wooden photo frame, says ‘Me and my brother on the top of it and then under the photo says ‘I love you to the moon and stars and back. It also has moon and stars engraved on the frame. The frames come in different sizes; 5 x 7, 4 x 6, 8 x 10 all in inches. A great way to display a really memorable photo of your choice to give as a unique and sentimental gift.

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This is a Ted Baker Eau de Toilette Spray which is a great gift for giving to your brother. It is a 75ml size bottle which comes in a pretty gift box which is blue and brown to match the blue bottle. It has a clean and citrusy scent with note of Japanese yuzu, black peppercorn and coriander. A great gift for smelly brothers or ones that like to make a big impression from how they smell.

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This is a small organza bag which comes with a brother’s survival kit in it. It has a card attached which explains how each of the items in the bag will help the brother to survive. It has things like a mint ‘because you are worth a mint to me’ an elastic band ‘you are always flexible’ and candle 9you light up my life’. There are 15 items in total.

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This is a great quality 100% cotton novelty short-sleeved t-shirt. It says on it ‘Big brother est. 2020’ and would therefore make a great gift for a new big brother. A new baby can be a source of worry for a child but giving them a gift like this can reassure then that they are still special. It comes in navy and in sizes 2-3, 3-4, 5-6 and 7-8 years.

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This Ogon Smart Wallet allows bank cards, credit cards and store cards to all be kept in one handy place. It holds up to 10 cards in total. It is silver in colour with a black rim and is made from anodised aluminium. There is a huge range of colours from plain red, yellow, purple, green, blue and black to patterns such as Jacquard, skulls and black marble. It should be easy to find a stylish design that will suit your brothers taste.

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This is a pack of novelty ankle socks of which 3 pairs have the slogan ‘I’m Gaming, Do not Disturb’ on the bottom of them. Great for brothers that put their feet up while gaming so the message is clear for anyone to see! 2 pairs have a Harry Potter theme saying ‘Master has given Dobby a Sock, Dobby is free’. They are size 6-12,  non-slip and a great gift idea for any brother.

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This is an elegant engraved hip flask with the word ‘brother’ on a pewter inset and the space under it to engrave a name and message of up to 40 characters. It is a 6oz flask made from brushed stainless steel with an integral retaining lid. It comes in a high quality, hinged presentation box which is lined with satin so it is all ready to give as a gift.

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This is a cute bib for a new baby which is an ideal gift from an older brother. It is available in blue, pink or white and says on it ‘I love my brother this much’ with a picture of a figure with its arms wide open. It has an easy Velcro fasten at the back of the neck and is made of 100% soft cotton which has been ethically sourced. It can be machine washed at 40 degrees.

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These colourful shopping bags have the slogan ‘I’m the big brother’ written on them. You can choose the colour of your bag from a big selection. They are made to order and are ethically produced form 100% cotton. The printing is vibrant and carefully chosen so that it does not crack or fade. The bag measures 42cm x 38cm and is a great gift for the environmentally aware big brother.

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This cute teddy bear with white t-shirt is a great gift from a new baby to their big brother. Often it can take time to adjust to a new baby but giving a sibling a gift can really help them to bond. This can be personalised as the writing on the t-shirt says ‘for my big brother’ and a name can be added underneath. You can choose from 20cm or 30cm and between brown and cream bears.

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This is a lovely book to give to a child to celebrate them becoming a big brother. It is called ‘You’re the Biggest’ and is a keepsake book by Lucy Tapper and Steve Wilson. The story follows two foxes on a journey where they discover what the role of the older sibling to help a child adjust to no longer being the youngest in the family. It is a lovely hardback book with colourful illustrations and a place for parents to write in a personal dedication.

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This is a mini video game console made by Ogquaton. It is a 8-bit handheld gamepad which has 89 unique games to play on it. It is a high quality product where you can have lots of fun playing retro games to bring back fun childhood memories. Great  fun for siblings to have together or a great idea to gift to a brother that was always playing these sorts of games.

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This 500-piece puzzle has a retro Super Mario theme. It not only features the characters from the game as well as an iconic Mario Kart scene but come with a free poster of the puzzle picture which can be stuck up on the wall or framed. This would be great for anyone who loves Mario now or who loved Mario when it first came out so suitable for big brothers of any age.

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This is a novelty badge which reads ‘I’m the big brother’ and has thumbs up on it. It is a blue badge with white writing/picture on it. The badge is 58mm in diameter with a safety pin on the back. This wording means that it can be suitable for siblings to give to older brothers. It might be most suitable for younger children who are getting a new baby brother or sister although it could be a fun novelty gift for any brother.

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These cute cufflinks are a great way to show a sister how much she appreciates her brothers help on her wedding day. They are white and square and have black writing saying ‘brother of the bride. They are quite unique in their colour and style compared to other brother of the bride cufflinks or gifts too. They come in an organza bag so that they can be kept together and there is no risk of one getting lost.

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This sentimental wooden wall plaque is a lovely gift to a well appreciated brother. It reads ‘some people don’t believe in hero’s but they haven’t met my brother’. It is made of FSC certified ply wood and has a string threaded through holes in the top so it is all ready to hang. It is 200mm x 100m and is a rustic of shabby chic style so would match in with many homes.

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