For the 60 year old woman who feels twenty years younger - or simply knows how to laugh at herself - a gag birthday gift is just what the party doctor ordered. These unusual funny 60th birthday gift ideas for women go beyond the regular "over the hill" suggestions. From over-the-hill hats to humorous books, you can buy the gift that hits that perfect rueful note and acknowledges this milestone year as both an achievement and a new beginning.
60th Birthday Funny Book Gift
Witty books about aging have panache and help break the ice at her triumphant event - right over the birthday girl's head. If she's got a great sense of humor, these amusing books will entertain her even after the big day.
What You Don't Know About Turning 60: A Funny Birthday Quiz will charm her with its funny "test" questions to see whether she really understands what it means to be inducted into age 60 and beyond. Another idea is to pair it with When I Grow Up I Want to Be 60 and Judith Viorst's Suddenly 60 and Other Shocks of Later Life to make a delightful and inexpensive birthday gift set of three books.
Barbara Johnson, author of Living Somewhere Between Estrogen and Death, has penned a delightfully warm and good-humored book called Humor Me, I'm Over the Hill - a great funny 60th birthday gift for a woman.
Author Shelley Klein has written a series of humor books on getting older. From The Book of Senior Moments to You Know You're Over the Hill When..., your female recipient will enjoy reading the quips and anecdotes of famous people, real and fictional, who had classic moments of age-associated absent-mindedness.
Gag Gift Baskets for a Woman of a Certain Age
A cute birthday present idea that's a real present but also humorous and lighthearted: the fabulous 1950's Retro Candy Gift Box, filled with nostalgic sweets from the decade of her birth.
For a truly funny birthday gift set, the charming Over the Hill Survival Kit has everything a birthday girl needs, from Gray B Gone hair dye to Oil of Old Age and a set of spare teeth.
The 59 Again Gift Basket is everything she could possibly want on her 60th birthday...and her 61st birthday...and her 62nd...you get the idea. For a woman who appreciates tongue-in-cheek humor and loves savory as well as sweet, there's roasted nuts, popcorn, cheese straws and more in this festive package for sixt - I mean, fifty-nine year old women.
60th Birthday Gag Gifts for Women
As long as we're talking gag gifts, there's no getting away from certain, um, weighty matters as a female approaches her seventh decade of life. Nothing quite says "I'm not ready to get old yet" better than an over the hill bra. This clever contraption bears the funny slogan, "We've fallen!" and "We can't get up!"
The Over the Hill Woman's Cane is a great gag gift idea for a woman turning 60 - and especially suitable if she's fit and athletic. This gift with female flare comes with a dirty-old-man repellant and other cute add-ons. If she loves the outdoors, you can couple this one with a book that acknowledges her fitness - like the remarkable We're in the Mountains, Not over the Hill: Tales and Tips from Seasoned Women Backpackers - and you've got some good gag-gift / thoughtful gift action going. is perfect for the
The Inflatable Walker is a big hit with people hitting the age of 60 who can laugh at the idea of getting older. Not exactly designed to be ignored or fade into the background, this gag gift will be a fun conversation piece after the party's over, especially for a gregarious woman who loves to share a laugh with her friends and family.
Funny 60th Birthday T-Shirts for Women
"I Demand a Recount" birthday tee for a woman is the perfect top for her to wear at her party. Comes in sizes small to XXL.
T-shirts are a fun gift for anybody, young or old. But they add a special youthful flare for women in their sixties and make fabulous gag gifts they'll truly enjoy.
If you're a husband looking to find a great birthday gift for your wife, check out the I'm Too Sexy to be 60 T-shirt in size small through 2X.
Or try the 60 Rocks tee in organic cotton for a lady with the right kind of attitude.
More Funny Birthday Gifts for a 60 Year Old Woman
For a mature woman in touch with her physical nature, a lighthearted look at sex for older women is presented in Better Than I Ever Expected: Straight Talk About Sex After Sixty. Not so much a joke gift as a witty book about...well, exactly what the title says.
Now We Are Sixty (And a Bit) is a clever take on A.A. Milne's classic children's book, Now We Are Six.
(In the UK and Europe, buy Now We Are Sixty (And a Bit).
Here's a party entertainment and birthday gift suggestion in one. The Senior Moments Board Game is a fun 60th birthday party game and will provide lots of family fun for a group of 2 to 8 players, kids included.
The Age Gets Better With Wine lead-free wine glass is a charming funny gift for an elegant or urban woman who enjoys entertaining. A great conversation piece for wine lovers.
This 7" by 5" funny plaque stating I'm Still Hot - It Just Comes in Flashes Now is the perfect thing for the 60-year-old birthday girl to hang on her bathroom or bedroom wall.
Or try the same motto in a 100% cotton tee that comes in sizes small through XL and in multiple colors, with options for a fitted shape or a straight profile and short or long sleeves.