Gifts for Kids That Are $25 or Less
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Gifts for Kids That Are $25 or Less

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Gifts for Kids That Are $25 or Less
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Looking for a gift for a child in your life can be a challenge when there is so much stuff out there and so little time to sort through it. Our gift guide features gifts that can work for numerous ages and genders and are even fun for grown-ups to join in on. Whether they’re into art, building, or making messes (as kids do), we’ve got something for every kid. Have you come across other good gifts under $25? Share them in the comments.


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Crayola Washable Paint Pour Set
Amazon
Dart Board for Kids
Amazon
Stomp Rocket
Amazon
Multi Voice Changer
Amazon

Multi Voice Changer

$18 from Amazon

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This is the kind of noise-making toy that drives a parent nuts, but the kids just love it nonetheless. They can experiment with it to make hundreds of different sound combinations. 


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Rock Painting Kit
Amazon

Rock Painting Kit

$15 from Amazon

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Rock painting is fun and creative for so many ages. This deluxe kit has googly eyes and glitter as well as 12 paint colors.


LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts: Polyjuice Potion Mistake
Amazon

LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts: Polyjuice Potion Mistake

$16 from Amazon

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Harry Potterheads will love this adorable LEGO set that is, surprisingly, under $20. Build Moaning Myrtle’s bathroom and play with the Harry, Ron, and Hermione figures.


Crayola Color Caddy
Amazon

Crayola Color Caddy

$20

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Young artists can color, draw, and craft to their heart’s content. Included are markers, crayons, pencils, scissors, and more.


Lite Brite
Amazon

Lite Brite

$13 from Amazon

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This old-school toy is still fun for all ages. It’s just like what you had as a kid, but with a bigger, brighter screen and more pegs.


LEGO Friends Doggy Daycare
Amazon

LEGO Friends Doggy Daycare

$16 from Amazon

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The most adorable gift for the kid who loves LEGO and dogs. There are tons of creative scenarios for kids to bathe, train, and play with their little LEGO pups.


Pineapple Sunshine Crayon Kit
Maisonette

Pineapple Sunshine Crayon Kit

$18 from Maisonette

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These aren’t just any crayons — they are practically art themselves. Give them to the kid who takes their coloring seriously. 


Exploding Hand Soap
Uncommon Goods

Exploding Hand Soap

$13 from Uncommon Goods

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Make handwashing way more fun by giving exploding soap.The all-natural soap balls make a big splat when squished (we can’t think of a better way to get kids to wash their hands).


299 Dogs & a Cat Puzzle
Uncommon Goods

299 Dogs & a Cat Puzzle

$20 from Uncommon Goods

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Animal-loving kids will adore doing this 300-piece puzzle that’s challenging enough for the adult helping out.


Junior Charades & What Am I
Uncommon Goods

Junior Charades & What Am I

$25 from Uncommon Goods

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Get them off their devices with games that encourage imagination and togetherness. The packs are great for travel as well.


‘Maybe Broccoli doesn't Like You Either’ Kids T-Shirt
TeePublic

‘Maybe Broccoli Doesn't Like You Either’ Kids T-Shirt

$18 from TeePublic

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Know a broccoli hater? So do we. Make it an inside joke with this silly tee.

Master Builder Kids T-Shirt
TeePublic

Master Builder Kids T-Shirt

$13 from TeePublic

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LEGO-loving kids can show off how skilled they are when they wear this cute tee.


‘5-Minute LEGO Builds’ Book
Lego

‘5-Minute LEGO Builds’ Book

$15 from LEGO

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They’ll never run out of ideas for builds with this book that features tons of quick ideas.


Paper Dolls
KiwiCo

Paper Dolls

$20 from KiwiCo

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Paper dolls are a classic from when you were a kid — show them how fun they are. Kids can design their own doll clothes and settings for their creations.


Light-It-Up Electronics Set
KiwiCo

Light-It-Up Electronics Set

$20 from KiwiCo

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Little engineers can create light-up circuits with this STEM kit. Best for ages 9 and up, there are endless possibilities for exploration.


Draw & Grow Planter
KiwiCo

Draw & Grow Planter

$18 from KiwiCo

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Planting is educational and creative, as kids can watch wheatgrass grow into a wacky hairdo as they doodle on the chalkboard planter over and over again. 


Crocs Marvel Jibbitz Charms
Crocs

Crocs Marvel Jibbitz Charms

$20 from Crocs

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Get this pack to dress up the Crocs of a superhero-loving kid. 


Crocs Kids’ Socks
Crocs

Crocs Kids’ Socks

$20 from Crocs

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These heart-covered socks look cute with Crocs, but go with any outfit. There are three sets in a pack.


LEGO City Town Map Throw
Lego

LEGO City Town Map Throw

$20 from LEGO

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Perfect for a quiet play time, this blanket is just made for having cars and trucks run up and down the roads while kids are cozied up.


LEGO Ice Cream Truck
Lego

LEGO Ice Cream Truck

$20 from LEGO

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Kids can never have enough LEGO, can they? This ice cream truck set is fun for ages 5 and up, and is a great addition for use with the LEGO characters they already own. 


Fluffy Slime Kit
Michael's

Fluffy Slime Kit

$20 from Michael’s

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Yes, slime is still a kid favorite, whether you like it or not. This kit has all the ingredients for fluffy, irresistibly touchable slime.


Basics Craft Case
Michael's

Basics Craft Case

$25 from Michael’s

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Make limitless craft projects with this case full of art essentials. Beads, feathers, foam, glitter and more are included.


Dino Marker Mates
Michael's

Dino Marker Mates

$17 from Michael’s 

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Gift a dino-loving little these easy-to-hold markers in the shape of prehistoric friends. They’re completely washable — a must for young artists.


Doodle Drawing Mat
Walmart

Doodle Drawing Mat

$21 from Walmart

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This extra large mat (it’s 40 by 32 inches) has plenty of space to draw and color on. Fill the pen with water for mess-free creativity that disappears after half an hour so that kids can use the mat again and again.


Graffiti Two-Wheel Scooter with Light-up Wheels
Walmart

Graffiti Two-Wheel Scooter with Light-up Wheels

$24 from Walmart

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It’s not easy to find a kid’s scooter for under $25, but this one does the trick with plenty of features. Available in green or with a unicorn theme, the scooter folds for storage and has a quick stop rear brake for safety.


Crayola Silly Scents Mini Art Case
Target

Crayola Silly Scents Mini Art Case

$20 from Target

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Art supplies are a gift that nearly any kid will enjoy, and this 53-piece set, featuring surprising scents such as licorice, popcorn, and mint, provides creative fun for anyone over age 3.


Brain Flakes 500-Piece Interlocking Plastic Disc Set
Amazon

Brain Flakes 500-Piece Interlocking Plastic Disc Set

$17 from Amazon

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If they already have plenty of blocks but enjoy building, this disc set will be a hit. Spark major creativity with 500 discs that can lock together to make nearly anything you can imagine. A booklet of ideas is provided.


National Geographic Science Magic Kit
Amazon

National Geographic Science Magic Kit

$17 from Amazon

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Science experiments and magic tricks meet in one engaging kit. Kids will love putting on a show as they make a coin float, make snow magically appear, and change the color of water to start.


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