Budget-Friendly Gift Guide: The 25 Best Christmas Gifts Under $25

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Christmas is over a month away, which gives you plenty of time to find the perfect gift, but there’s nothing wrong with early-bird shopping. If you’re on a tight budget, we’ve put together a list of fun and affordable gifts for everyone on your list.

From budget-friendly gift ideas to stocking stuffers, Secret Santa, White Elephant, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa gifts, this is the perfect list for shoppers who like to save while they spend.

Below, find a roundup of the 25 best gifts under $25. Featured among the roundup are just over two dozen thoughtful and useful gifts for men, women and kids, many of which include free shipping (click here to launch your free 30-day trial to Amazon Prime) and in-store pickup.

For more gift ideas, be sure to read our roundup of Walmart Black Friday deals, Best Buy deals and the best stocking stuffers for adults.

Bluetooth Car Karaoke Microphone

Singing live in the car? What’s not to love? Have a music party in the car with this affordable karaoke mic from Five Below. It’s a little more than $5, but certainly worth it. Available in white or black, the wireless microphone connects to FM stations and it has flashing LED lights.

A Booze & Vinyl Christmas by Andre Darlington

How about a booze music guide? A Booze & Vinyl Christmas features 40, fan-favorite holiday albums from the 1940s to present day. Some of the artists featured include Elvis, the Jackson 5, Mariah Carey, Bob Dylan, Justin Bieber, Gwen Stefani, Sia, Dolly Parton, Bing Crosby, Nat King Cole, Barbara Streisand, Willie Nelson, Boyz II Men, Celine Dion, Carrie Underwood, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Dean Martin, Michael Bublé, John Legend, Johnny Mathis, the Beach Boys and Vince Guaraldi.

Festive Flavors Winter Samples

Shopping for other boozy gifts? The Sheelin Holiday Mini Gift Pack features a dozen flavors of Irish Cream ranging from tropical, sweet, and warming notes with classic flavors and yummy options such as Raspberry Cheesecake, Winter Spice, Creme Brulee, Mango, Snickerdoodle and more.

Anker Soundcore Mini Portable Speaker

Portable speakers can be expensive but Anker Soundcore is an affordable brand that you can depend on. This mini speaker offers up to 15 hours of playtime and the Bluetooth range extends 66 feet.

JBL Tune 510BT: Wireless On-Ear Headphones

$24.95 $49.95 50% off

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Also in affordable tech, the JBL Tune 1500 headphones are on sale for $24.95. The feature 40 hours of playtime, noise cancellation, Bluetooth and quick charging.

BERIBES Bluetooth Headphones Over Ear,

$24.99 (with instant coupon)

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More affordable tech items, these wireless headphones features 65 hours of playtime (save an additional $2 )attach the instant coupon for

Wireless Charger, 3 in 1 Wireless Charging Station

$21.99 $29.99 27% off

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This best-selling, 3-in-1 wireless charging station is a useful gift that techies can appreciate. Juice up an iPhone, AirPods and other Apple products all at once with this budget-friendly charging dock. Click here for Android charging options.

Lightsaber Chopsticks — LED, Reusable Sushi Lightup Chopstick Set Of 1

$10.97 $19.99 45% off

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May the force be with your next meal! Light saber chopsticks are a great novelty gift for Star Wars fans. The glowing chopsticks are available in blue, green, red, pink and other colors.

Bella Electrically Powered Cotton Candy Maker

$25 $39.99 37% off

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Looking for a sweet gft? This Cotton Candy Maker is perfect for a candy lover.

Steve Madden Women’s Brushed Plaid Scarf & Beanie Boxed Gift Set

‘Tis the season for cozy gifts! The Steve Madden set comes with a scarf and a beanie and it’s available in three colors: pink, ivory and black.

TRENDOUX Winter Gloves, Knit Touch Screen Glove

A pair of warm and comfortable gloves are a seasonal necessity, so why not make it a gift? Trendoux gloves are made from acrylic and spandex and feature touchscreen tips, so you won’t have to take them off to use your smartphone, tablet or another touchscreen device. The gloves come in black, blue, red, grey and other colors (sizes M-L).

Jar of F*cks (5 oz.)

If you know someone who ran out of f*cks to give, this hilarious gift will be a hit.

Joyspim Women’s Plush Sleep Robe

This plush robe is available in the starry, blue design pictured above and six other colors including crushed plum, delicate coral, black soot, winter white and soft silver. Click here for more robes under $25, and here for our list of matching pajamas to rock for the holidays.

BBTKCARE Baby Headphones Noise Cancelling Headphones for Babies for 3 Months to 2 Years

Need a baby gift? These tiny headphones are made to protect babies’ ears from all kinds of loud noises (concerts, parties, etc). Designed for babies ages three months to toddlers, the ultra-light headphones feature an adjustable headband with soft ear-cushions (zero pressure) and they’re available in a bunch of different colors such as pink, blue and green

Sesame Street Elmo Pajamas, 12M-5T

More gift ideas for little ones! This Sesame Street pajama set is $24.99 at Walmart. You also might like the equally adorable, Seasame Street Printed Cotton Pajamas ($14.99) or this Baby Shark pajama set ($9.99).


Irish Spring Original Clean Body Wash, 20 Oz, 2 Pack

The Irish Spring Body Wash Gift Pack is on sale for $1 at Walmart— and it’s already out of stock. Luckily, the double-pack pictured above is an alternative option for around the same price. The set comes with two, 20-ounce bottles of Irish Spring Original Clean Moisturizing Body Wash.

Kenneth Cole Cologne Gift Set for Men


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You can’t go wrong with cologne! This Kenneth Cole gift set includes three, mini-bottles of Kenneth Cole Black, Kenneth Cole Blue and Kenneth Cole Vintage Black. Click here for other cologne and perfume gift sets to shop for the holidays.

Anne Klein Women’s Bracelet

$20.63 $28.00 26% off

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Who says you can’t get nice jewelry on a budget? The Anne Klein Women’s Bracelet Watch features a beautiful, rose-gold tone with a green dial and Roman numerals (it’s also available in other colors including gold and silver).

Giani Bernini Cubic Zirconia Initial Pendant Necklace, 18-inces

$19.99 $50 60% off

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Elsewhere in the affordable jewelry department, a dazzling initial pendant necklace for less than $20. The Giani Bernini necklace features a cubic zirconia initial with an 18-inch chain and it comes in a festive ornament box.

RUNBOX Mens Slim Wallet with Money Clip

$11.99 $19.99 40% off

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Runbox men’s wallets are priced from $19.99-$24.95 at Amazon and you can get them in select colors including the orange and black design above as well as brown, and navy. The sleek and slim, vegan leather wallet comes equipped with an integrated money clip. Apply the instant coupon to save 40% off your purchase.

Prism Highly Pigmented Eye Makeup Palette

For the makeup junkies on your list, this eyeshadow palate from Prism Makeup contains ultra-pigmented shades, cool and warm-toned pigments and shades in soft smooth mattes, shimmery pressed pearl and dazzling metallic glitters. Make it a full set by adding these makeup brushes from e.l.f. cosmetics ($12) and stylish makeup bag ($13.99).

Benefit Cosmetics Mascara Mini Fest

Lashes need love two! Benefit’s Mascara Mini Fest Mini Mascara Value Set is a cute choice at a great price. You’ll get three of Benefit mascaras: They’re Real, Bad Gal and Roller Lash. (shop false eyelashes here).  

Old Navy Quilted Puffer

$24 $59.99 60% off

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It’s cold outside! This quilted puffer is on sale at Old Navy — and available in four colors including flamingo pink, french roast, creme de la creme and black jack. Click here to shop more coats under $25.

National Geographic Mega Gemstone Dig Kit

$19.99 $24.99 20% off

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Educational gifts can be fun! With the National Geographic Mega Gemstone Dig Kit kids can dig in a real gem mine and excavate real crystal treasures. The set has 15 gemstones including pyrite, amethyst, tiger’s eye, fluorite, quartz, obsidian and aventurine. A chisel, brush and magnifying glass are included in the box.

Art Alternatives 60-Piece Set

For beginner and intermediate artists, this 60-piece art set contains 20 colored pencils, 12 soft pastels, sketching pencils, sanding paper, a ruler, a metal sharpener, kneaded eraser and sketch paper (5 inches x 7 inches) packed in neat carrying case. In case it sells out, try this 126-piece art set from Artists’ Loft ($19.99) or this 125-piece art set.

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