'Tis the season for gifts! To help you with your online shopping, I've put together this list of 37 small gifts that make a big impression. Best of all, they're all priced under $10! These products are perfect for stocking stuffers, the office gift exchange, or small treats for your family and friends.
One of my favorites is this Groot flower pot that's equal parts cute and nerdy. There are also gift ideas for kids (or kids at heart), including these awesome glow-in-the-dark paratroopers and this incredibly sweet set of dress-up rings. Want more ideas? How about a book of dad jokes or this amazing accessory for anyone who loves fast food. Read on for more ideas, and begin your gift-buying spree!
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This Chapstick Keychain for Lip Balm Addicts
via: AmazonThey'll never lose their favorite lip balm again with this Chapstick keychain! The neoprene pouch is designed to hold a tube of lip balm snugly in place, yet easily accessible. Comes in a six-pack so the cost is about $1.50 each, making these fabulous stocking stuffers.
This Black & Tan Gadget for Beer Drinkers
via: AmazonMake a classic black and tan (dark beer poured over light beer) at home with this beer layering gadget. This is a fun and unique gift for anyone who appreciates a Guinness or wants to have a little more fun with their beer.
This Butter Spreader for Anyone Who Loves Butter
via: AmazonMore butter, more better, I always say! Slide a stick of butter into this cleverly designed butter spreader, then use it to neatly and efficiently apply butter directly to toast, waffles, corn on the cob, and more. No knife needed!
This Avocado Face Mask for Someone Who Needs to Relax
via: AmazonSingle-use face masks are an affordable luxury that force you to slow down for 15 minutes of pampering. I especially like this avocado face mask for its mild scent and refreshingly hydrating results.
This Chill Pal for Your Friend Who's Always Hot
via: AmazonIt's easy to buy a sweater or scarf for that friend who's always cold, but what do you give the person who's always complaining that they're too warm? This Chill Pal! Just soak it in cold water, wring it out, then wear it around the head or neck for instant cooling relief.
This Cookie Dipping Spoon for Oreo Fanatics
via: AmazonTake cookie appreciation to the next level with this cookie dipping spoon. Dip an Oreo or other favorite sandwich cookie into milk, coffee, or tea for a scrumptious (and mess-free) treat.
This 14-in-1 Hammer Tool For Guys Who Love Gadgets
via: AmazonIt's a hammer, screwdriver, bottle opener, and much, much more. In fact, it's 14 tools in one awesome little gadget! This 14-in-1 tool is compact, feels great in the hand, and includes way more functions than a Swiss army knife.
This Joke Book for the Dads in Your Life
via: Amazon"Did you hear this new band, Plastic? They're mostly Wrap." Give a dad a brand new set of groan-worthy material with this book of Dad Jokes, sure to make listeners roll their eyes and shake their heads in dismay.
This Set of 24 Rings for Little Ones Who Love to Dress Up
via: AmazonUnique and affordable, this set of 24 dress-up rings is a sweet gift for kids (or teens who like whimsical accessories). Each ring has a different design and an adjustable band. One Amazon customer says, "These are adorable, my four year old went nuts for them when I gave them to her!"
This Cupcake Corer for BakersThis cupcake corer is a fun little gift for bakers (and might just earn you a batch of cupcakes in gratitude!). This gadget makes it easy to dig out a neat, symmetrical hole in each cupcake or muffin, which can then be filled with frosting, whipped cream, or jam. See the Amazon reviews for lots of handy user tips!
This Flying Ball Drone for Affordable Flying Fun
via: AmazonThis is a great price for a flying toy! Charge it up via USB (that's right...no batteries needed!) then give this flying ball drone a gentle launch. Watch it light up with color-changing LED lights and guide it with the included remote control.
This Brew Candy for Beer Enthusiasts
via: AmazonCandy for grown-ups! This package of Brew Candy is inspired by popular craft beer flavors and makes a unique gift for anyone who appreciates beer. Includes three flavors: honey ale, roasty stout, and hoppy IPA.
This Groot Flower Pot for Marvel Nerds
via: Amazon / J.N.Brighten up someone's desk or bedside table with this charming Groot flower pot. Made of sturdy molded plastic, it's just the right size for a succulent or other small plant.
These Hair Chalk Combs for People Who Play With Their Hair
via: AmazonAdd temporary color to hair with this set of six hair chalk combs. Hands stay clean while the chalk glides over hair, leaving behind bright, fun color that washes out in one shampoo. Awesome for crazy hair days, New Year's Eve parties, and other occasions when you want to add a little more color to your look!
This Glow-in-the-Dark Paratrooper for Unplugged Fun
via: AmazonSometimes, the simplest toys are the most fun! Give them a gift they can enjoy instantly with no batteries or charging required. Toss this glow-in-the-dark paratrooper into the air and watch the parachute unfurl as the plastic solder drifts to the ground. Even more fun to launch in the dark!
This Miniature Inflatable Tube Guy for Someone Who Appreciates Silly Stuff
via: AmazonYou know those inflatable air dancers you see outside car lots? Now you can get a miniature version for your desk! This 18-inch-tall inflatable tube guy runs on a 9-volt battery (not included) and includes a little book to tell his story.
This Inspirational Bracelet With a Hidden Message for Kick-Ass Survivors
via: AmazonPerfect for survivors, warriors, hard workers, and anyone who needs a little encouragement! This inspirational bracelet looks like a sleek silver cuff with a subtle arrow design on the outside, but hidden on the inside is a message sure to inspire.
These Instant Underpants Will Make Someone Laugh
via: AmazonLeave it to the pranksters at Archie McPhee to come up with a gift this funny (and borderline offensive): Instant Underpants! The tin contains a compressed pellet that expands when soaked in water to reveal disposable, unisex undies.
This Lace Scarf for Ladies Who Love Accessories
via: AmazonElegant and surprisingly affordable, this lace scarf adds a feminine touch to any outfit. It comes in over 25 colors, from neutrals to bold colors to fun prints.
This Leaf Trinket Dish for Anyone Who Likes Pretty Things
via: AmazonThe perfect size for a bathroom counter or bedside table, this leaf trinket dish provides a safe spot for rings and other tiny treasures. Charming, unique, and blends in well with just about any decor!
These Egg-Shaped Crayons for Toddlers and Preschoolers
via: AmazonLittle ones can strengthen their grasp and get creative at the same time with this set of six egg-shaped crayons from Crayola. Unlike traditional crayons that are hard for little kids to hold (and break way too easily), the ergonomic design of these crayons encourages an age-appropriate palm grip, and results in more fun with less frustration.
This Leather Coin Pouch Comes in 13 Colors
via: AmazonI was once told that when gifting a purse or wallet, always include a little money inside for good luck. This leather coin pouch is so affordable, you can easily include cash and still keep the entire gift under-budget!
This Make-Up Sponge Holder for Beauty Product Buffs
via: AmazonAnyone who uses make-up sponges or blenders will appreciate this stainless steel sponge holder. It's shaped like an egg cup and designed to hold a make-up sponge between uses so it can thoroughly dry and stay clean.
This Mini Box Cutter Is Perfect for Opening Amazon Packages
via: AmazonSmall enough for your pocket or purse, but sharp enough to open boxes at a flick of the wrist! This mini box cutter makes a practical and much-appreciated gift.
This Moon Torch for Space-Lovers
via: AmazonMuch cooler than an ordinary flashlight, the Moon Torch projects an image of the glowing, white moon onto any wall or ceiling. Batteries included!
These Mad Libs for Your Coworker
via: AmazonPerfect for the office gift exchange or to liven up a team lunch, Mad Libs lets the group fill in the blanks to create Someecards-style stories that will make everyone laugh.
These Lapel Pins for Bookworms
via: AmazonThis set of three charming pins is perfect for the voracious reader in your life, and would make a welcome add-on to a book or bookstore gift card! They even come in a nice little gift box so they're ready for wrapping.
These Plant-Based Facial Sponges for the Eco-Conscious
via: AmazonThese plant-based facial sponges are a thoughtful gift for anyone trying to reduce their use of plastic-based materials. The three sponges are derived from konjac, a starchy plant that when dried, can be fashioned into an exfoliating sponge.
This Poo-Pourri Toilet Spray Is a Thoughtful Gift for Holiday Guests
via: AmazonAs the famous children's book taught us, everyone poops. Make holiday guests feel more comfortable about this fact by gifting them a bottle of Poo-Pourri, the before-you-go toilet spray that prevents odor and leaves bathrooms smelling fresh.
This Stain Remover for Wine Drinkers
via: AmazonYou might not be able to fit a bottle of wine in their stocking, but you can slip in something a lot more practical instead--this bottle of Wine Away. Made from fruit and vegetable extracts and completely nontoxic, this stain remover spray works wonders on dry or fresh wine stains, as well as stains from coffee, tea, pets, and blood.
This Saucemoto Dip Clip for Fast Food Junkies
via: AmazonAnother Shark Tank success story and an amazing gift idea for your friend who loves their fries and nuggets, The Saucemoto Dip Clip attaches to the car air vent to provide a handy spot for ketchup or other condiments. Amazon reviewers call it the "best invention ever" and "a must-have."
These Keychain Screwdrivers for People Who Like to Always Be Prepared
via: AmazonThis two-pack of screwdrivers (one flat, one Phillips) is ready to pop onto your keychain so you'll always have the tools handy when you need them. Amazon reviewers give them high marks for being "so convenient" and "making my life a million times easier."
These Odor-Absorbing Sneaker Balls for Athletes
via: AmazonPop these sneaker balls into any pair of shoes to absorb odors and moisture, and leave behind a fresh, clean scent. (One reviewer compared the scent to dryer sheets.) They come in a bunch of fun designs, including soccer balls, basketballs, and footballs.
This Translucent Face Powder Works on Every Skintone
via: AmazonWith over 6,000 reviews and priced under $5, this translucent face powder is a great deal and makes a welcome stocking stuffer for teen girls and women. Lightly dust the loose powder over the face to set make-up, reduce the appearance of fine lines or blemishes, and leave the skin with a flawless finish.
This Travel-Sized Salt and Pepper Shaker for Campers or Commuters
via: AmazonThere are three things I love about this travel-sized salt and pepper shaker. (1) It's adorably small. (2) It's practical. (3) The price! Seriously--go take a look and see for yourself.
These Wish Clips Make Drinks More Festive
via: AmazonI'm stocking up on these wish clips for birthdays, New Year's Eve, and other special occasions. The 15 clips secure to the rim of any glass and hold a birthday candle in place. Make a wish and take a drink!
This Unisex Wrap Bracelet for Anyone
via: AmazonThis wrap bracelet is kind of gorgeous. Handmade with genuine leather and natural beads, each bracelet can be customized for size depending on how many times it's wrapped around the wrist or ankle. Works for men or women, and comes in 12 colors.