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Ohhhh man, the holidays are coming!!!
And this time of year, you’re probably wondering what on earth to get your son or daughter (or niece, nephew, or other favorite kids!).
You want something that will wow that special kid . . . without busting your budget.
And it’s 100% possible.
These 54 kid gifts are all under $25 and will bring a big smile to any kid on Christmas morning.
Ahh, board games! Great for family fun. Excellent for the kids to play amongst themselves. And timeless.
Plus, some of these are seriously just a few dollars.
Looking to spark some creativity and give your kid the gift of endless creations? Turn to a beautiful, sturdy construction set that will last for years.
Books That Everyone Will Love
As a parent myself, I’ve truly come to appreciate books that all of us love reading! The ones that make us smile, make us laugh, or make us all say, “awwww” at the end. And some authors really know how to make that magic happen in families!
Babies & Toddlers
Coloring is fun! But being an enthusiastic child artist is, unfortunately, sometimes a bit messy.
No more! These awesome toys let your kid color his heart out without the purple couch and green carpet.
Little kids will adore a set of Water Wow books, which let you reveal colorful images with water. (That color will never transfer to anything!)
When I was a kid, I loved a great craft kit! And your kid can have one (or more!) amazing kits for a steal.
Give your preschooler or young elementary school kid a Paint by Sticker book, which lets you make astounding mosaics with pre-cut, colored stickers.
Fun Educational Toys
Science is fun! And what’s more awesome than growing your very own crystal collection?
Kids just ooze imagination! So feed their love of make-believe with a special gift.
Let your kid give her stuffed animal a proper check-up with a well-stocked doctor kit. Radio a sibling, parent, or friend with this sweet set of Walkie Talkies. Or open a restaurant with a mind-boggling make-a-meal sticker pad.
Your little musician is raring to get creative. And these functional, quality, low-cost toys are perfect for the job.
Okay, it’s winter, and it’s cold. But that doesn’t mean your kid can’t enjoy indoor-friendly sports!
Grab a T-ball set or foam pogo jumper to keep the young’uns giggling for hours. Older kids — and adults! — will love shooting hoops with a mini basketball set. Or start a tournament with this sweet hover soccer set.
What’s your favorite child-friendly gift that doesn’t break the bank?
Post originally created November 2019. Updated November 2023.