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Christmas is Sunday! If you’re already panicking and on a tight budget, we’ve put together a list of fun and affordable gifts for everyone on your list.
From last-minute 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.
Know someone who loves karaoke? This multi-functional karaoke mic can be used as a wireless microphone, Bluetooth speaker, recorder and music player. The LED mic is available in a handful of different colors including pink, black, gold, blue and rose gold.
‘Tis the season for cozy gifts! The Steve Madden two-piece set and Pom Beanie and Leopard Slippers set are currently unavailable at Macy’s but the INC International Concept Gift Set ($23.55) is a cute alternative and it’s available in pink, black or white.
A cool gift for guitar lovers, this 2023 Fender Guitar Calendar features photographs of one-of-a-kind Fender guitars.
It’s not too late for advent calendars — especially ones with sweet treats like this Dolly Parton Advent Calendar. The calendar is filled with individually wrapped candies that happen to be some of the country icon’s favorites, including chocolates, caramels, gummies and mints.
Let 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.
A pair of warm, waterproof gloves are a seasonal necessity, so why not make it a gift? These Lands’ End nylon gloves feature polyester lining with palm grips and they’re available in black, blue, forest green and arctic grey (sizes S-XL).
The Irish Spring Body Wash Gift Pack ($10) is out of stock at Walmart but the double-pack set 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.
Like walking on a cloud! The Joomra Pillow Slippers are made to wear indoor and outdoor slipper or as shower shoes. The unisex slides (available in dozens of different colors) are built with a 1.7-inch thick sole and designed with an anti-slip texture to prevent the foot from slipping out. Only certain colors are available for delivery before Christmas while others will be delivered after the holiday.
This Martha Stewart Plush Holiday Bath Robe is available in the snowflake design pictured above as well as checkered buffalo and tartan plaid. Click here for more robes under $25, and here for our list of matching pajamas to rock for the holidays.
Shopping for babies? 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.
More gift ideas for little ones, this Sesame Street pajama set is no longer in stock at Walmart, but the equally adorable, Elmo & Friends Pajama Set is 60% off at JCPenny’s. You also might like this Baby Shark pajama set ($9.99) from Amazon.
Looking a for a decent pair of noise-cancelling headphones for adults? The Beribes over-the-ear, foldable, Bluetooth headphones offer up to 65 hours of playtime — and they’re under $25 at Amazon.
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.
Gift the movie buff in your life with a physical copy of one of the year’s biggest blockbusters. The Top Gun Maverick Blu-ray includes a digital code to watch online, plus over 80 minutes of bonus features.
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 cologne. Click here for other cologne and perfume gift sets to shop for the holidays.
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.
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.
Need a jewelry gift for guys? This stainless steel necklace from Kay Jewelers is no longer on sale for $14.99 (regular $30) but this cable chain necklace is just $7. The stainless steel, black ion-plated chain measures 18-inches long and has a trigger clasp in the back.
Runbox men’s wallets start at $25.95 at Amazon 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 10% off your purchase.
Shopping for a boozy gift? 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.
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).
Don’t forget the lashes! Target sold-out of the six-piece set includes mini e.l.f Lash It Loud Mascara and Enhancing Lash & Brow Serum, Wet ‘n Wild Mega Volume Mascara, essence Lash Princess False Lash Effect Mascara and more but the Benefit Mascara Mini Fest Mini Mascara Value Set is another decent choice for $25 (shop false eyelashes here).
It’s cold outside! The $25 cropped, oversized puffer from Aeropostale sold out already but there are plenty of coats on sale right now like this Old Navy Frost Free Puffer ($20). The puffer is available in red plaid, venetian blue and cactus flower (pink) in sizes S-XXL. For more puffers and parkas click here.
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.
For beginner and intermediate artists, this 112-piece fine art set contains 30 colored pencils, dozens of soft pastels, sketching pencils, metallic pencils, charcoal sticks, a sanding block, a ruler, a metal sharpener, kneaded eraser, sketch pad (9 inches x 12 inches) and more housed in a 17.5-inch x 8.75-inch carrying case. In case the Art Alternatives Set sells out, try this 126-piece art set from Artists’ Loft ($19.99) or the Daler-Rowney Simply Artists Kit ($22.47).