25 Go-To Gift Ideas Under $25 for Everyone on Your List

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DONE AND DONE

Your holiday list is full of characters, but your bank account may not be as full of dollars. No problem — no matter who you're shopping for, we've rounded up some of the best inexpensive gift ideas out there. Need some more ideas? Check out our more extensive list of gifts under $25 for the perfect present for less.
friends arriving with stack of Christmas gifts at home
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DONE AND DONE

Your holiday list is full of characters, but your bank account may not be as full of dollars. No problem — no matter who you're shopping for, we've rounded up some of the best inexpensive gift ideas out there. Need some more ideas? Check out our more extensive list of gifts under $25 for the perfect present for less.
Tile Mate Tracker
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TILE MATE TRACKER

Est. Price: $25 | Buy it from Best Buy
For: The forgetful friend
If they're always tearing up the house in search of their keys, purse, or other important items, Tile Mate is perfect. These Bluetooth trackers have a range of up to 150 feet. Use the Tile app to ring any lost item with a tracker. Lost their phone? Pressing a button forces a ring, even when the phone's on silent.

Tile Mate Tracker
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TILE MATE TRACKER

Est. Price: $25 | Buy it from Best Buy
For: The forgetful friend
If they're always tearing up the house in search of their keys, purse, or other important items, Tile Mate is perfect. These Bluetooth trackers have a range of up to 150 feet. Use the Tile app to ring any lost item with a tracker. Lost their phone? Pressing a button forces a ring, even when the phone's on silent.

JLab JBuds Pro
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JLAB JBUDS PRO

Est. Price: $20 | Buy it from Best Buy
For: The hard-to-please teen
Don't have a big budget for headphones? That doesn't mean you have to resign yourself to a wired pair. Bluetooth-enabled JBuds get surprisingly great reviews for the price and get up to six hours of playback on a single charge. They're also sweat- and water-resistant.

JLab JBuds Pro
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JLAB JBUDS PRO

Est. Price: $20 | Buy it from Best Buy
For: The hard-to-please teen
Don't have a big budget for headphones? That doesn't mean you have to resign yourself to a wired pair. Bluetooth-enabled JBuds get surprisingly great reviews for the price and get up to six hours of playback on a single charge. They're also sweat- and water-resistant.

Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker
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HAMILTON BEACH BREAKFAST SANDWICH MAKER

Est. Price: $19 | Buy it from Walmart
For: The busy commuter
There's no need to sit in line at a fast-food place when they can make their own breakfast sandwiches at home in just five minutes. The removable nonstick parts can also be cleaned in the dishwasher.

Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker
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HAMILTON BEACH BREAKFAST SANDWICH MAKER

Est. Price: $19 | Buy it from Walmart
For: The busy commuter
There's no need to sit in line at a fast-food place when they can make their own breakfast sandwiches at home in just five minutes. The removable nonstick parts can also be cleaned in the dishwasher.

Table Topics Conversation Starters
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TABLE TOPICS CONVERSATION STARTERS

Est. Price: $25 | Buy it from Table Topics
For: The entertainer
Help break the ice at their next party with Table Topics, the ultimate conversation starter. There are a slew of sets to choose from, including questions for dinner parties, family meals, date nights, girl's night out, and more.

Table Topics Conversation Starters
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TABLE TOPICS CONVERSATION STARTERS

Est. Price: $25 | Buy it from Table Topics
For: The entertainer
Help break the ice at their next party with Table Topics, the ultimate conversation starter. There are a slew of sets to choose from, including questions for dinner parties, family meals, date nights, girl's night out, and more.

Crayola Magic Light Brush
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CRAYOLA MAGIC LIGHT BRUSH

Est. Price: $16 | Buy it from Amazon
For: The pint-size Picasso
Let kids express themselves without fearing the messy aftermath. This mess-free brush lights up to indicate paint color, and colors appear only on special Color Wonder paper.

Crayola Magic Light Brush
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CRAYOLA MAGIC LIGHT BRUSH

Est. Price: $16 | Buy it from Amazon
For: The pint-size Picasso
Let kids express themselves without fearing the messy aftermath. This mess-free brush lights up to indicate paint color, and colors appear only on special Color Wonder paper.

Philosophy Candy Cane Shampoo, Shower Gel, and Bubble Bath
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PHILOSOPHY CANDY CANE SHAMPOO, SHOWER GEL, AND BUBBLE BATH

Est. Price: $18 | Buy it from Amazon 
For: The bathing beauty
'Tis the season to smell great. This indulgent three-in-one shampoo, shower gel, and bubble bath will put anyone in a festive mood.

Philosophy Candy Cane Shampoo, Shower Gel, and Bubble Bath
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PHILOSOPHY CANDY CANE SHAMPOO, SHOWER GEL, AND BUBBLE BATH

Est. Price: $18 | Buy it from Amazon 
For: The bathing beauty
'Tis the season to smell great. This indulgent three-in-one shampoo, shower gel, and bubble bath will put anyone in a festive mood.

Travel Cord Roll
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TRAVEL CORD ROLL

Est. Price: $20 | Buy it from Uncommon Goods
For: The frequent flyer
Give a stylish and tangle-free way to get electronics from points A to B with this travel cord roll, made from vegan leather. It can hold up to eight charging cords and two plugs, or be repurposed for use with other small items such as hair accessories.

Travel Cord Roll
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TRAVEL CORD ROLL

Est. Price: $20 | Buy it from Uncommon Goods
For: The frequent flyer
Give a stylish and tangle-free way to get electronics from points A to B with this travel cord roll, made from vegan leather. It can hold up to eight charging cords and two plugs, or be repurposed for use with other small items such as hair accessories.

Hasbro Don't Step in It!
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HASBRO DON'T STEP IN IT!

Est. Price: $13 | Buy it from Walmart
For: The kid who won't shut up about poop
Kids are sure to love this family game that will have them dodging "poop" while blindfolded. A plastic mold is included so the obstacles look as realistic as possible.

Hasbro Don't Step in It!
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HASBRO DON'T STEP IN IT!

Est. Price: $13 | Buy it from Walmart
For: The kid who won't shut up about poop
Kids are sure to love this family game that will have them dodging "poop" while blindfolded. A plastic mold is included so the obstacles look as realistic as possible.

Ceramic Greek Coffee Cup
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CERAMIC GREEK COFFEE CUP

Est. Price: $12 | Buy it from UncommonGoods
For: The cosmopolitan coffee lover
Any nostalgic New Yorker would love this ceramic version of the eponymous Greek coffee cup, a standard at the mom-and-pop bodega on the corner.

Ceramic Greek Coffee Cup
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CERAMIC GREEK COFFEE CUP

Est. Price: $12 | Buy it from UncommonGoods
For: The cosmopolitan coffee lover
Any nostalgic New Yorker would love this ceramic version of the eponymous Greek coffee cup, a standard at the mom-and-pop bodega on the corner.

NCAA Collegiate Fleece Blanket
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NCAA COLLEGIATE FLEECE BLANKET

Est. Price: $17 | Buy it
For: The sports fan who's always cold
Everyone loves to support their alma mater, and this cozy blanket is the perfect gift to do so.

NCAA Collegiate Fleece Blanket
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NCAA COLLEGIATE FLEECE BLANKET

Est. Price: $17 | Buy it from Amazon
For: The sports fan who's always cold
Everyone loves to support their alma mater, and this cozy blanket is the perfect gift to do so.

Corkcicle Insulated Stemless Wine Glass
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CORKCICLE INSULATED STEMLESS WINE GLASS

Est. Price: $25 | Buy it from Amazon
For: The oenophile
The Corkcicle isn't your typical wine glass. It's stemless, and since it's made of triple-insulated stainless steel, will keep vino — even that perfectly chilled white — at exactly the right temperature for hours. A spill-resistant lid and a non-slip silicone bottom mean you can enjoy your drink anywhere.

Corkcicle Insulated Stemless Wine Glass
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CORKCICLE INSULATED STEMLESS WINE GLASS

Est. Price: $25 | Buy it from Amazon
For: The oenophile
The Corkcicle isn't your typical wine glass. It's stemless, and since it's made of triple-insulated stainless steel, will keep vino — even that perfectly chilled white — at exactly the right temperature for hours. A spill-resistant lid and a non-slip silicone bottom mean you can enjoy your drink anywhere.

Tarvol Multitool
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TARVOL MULTITOOL

Est. Price: $12 | Buy it from Amazon
For: Mr. Fix-It
This stainless-steel multitool is the ultimate in convenience for any self-professed handyman or woman. It has 14 tools, including pliers, wire cutters, a knife, a bottle and can opener, a file, and a screwdriver.

Tarvol Multitool
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TARVOL MULTITOOL

Est. Price: $12 | Buy it from Amazon
For: Mr. Fix-It
This stainless-steel multitool is the ultimate in convenience for any self-professed handyman or woman. It has 14 tools, including pliers, wire cutters, a knife, a bottle and can opener, a file, and a screwdriver.

Modern Gourmet Hot Sauce Sampler
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MODERN GOURMET HOT SAUCE SAMPLER

Est. Price: $24 | Buy it on Amazon
For: The spice-loving gourmand
Time to spice up the holiday season. Sample hot sauces flavored with cayenne, chipotle, and garlic with this set of three 4.2-ounce bottles that comes in a giftable wooden crate.

Modern Gourmet Hot Sauce Sampler
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MODERN GOURMET HOT SAUCE SAMPLER

Est. Price: $24 | Buy it on Amazon
For: The spice-loving gourmand
Time to spice up the holiday season. Sample hot sauces flavored with cayenne, chipotle, and garlic with this set of three 4.2-ounce bottles that comes in a giftable wooden crate.

Mpowered Luci Inflatable Solar Light
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MPOWERED LUCI INFLATABLE SOLAR LIGHT

Est. Price: $20 | Buy it from Amazon
For: The constant camper
This inflatable 10-LED light folds completely flat and weighs only 4.4 ounces, making it a perfect companion for backpackers and other outdoors enthusiasts. Charged up with sunlight, it will last up to a full day.

Mpowered Luci Inflatable Solar Light
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MPOWERED LUCI INFLATABLE SOLAR LIGHT

Est. Price: $20 | Buy it from Amazon
For: The constant camper
This inflatable 10-LED light folds completely flat and weighs only 4.4 ounces, making it a perfect companion for backpackers and other outdoors enthusiasts. Charged up with sunlight, it will last up to a full day.

Soundbot Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker
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SOUNDBOT WATERPROOF BLUETOOTH SPEAKER

Est. Price: $15 | Buy it from Amazon
For: The social butterfly
An ideal gift for friends who like to take the party anywhere, this waterproof speaker has universal compatibility, a built-in mic, and high-definition audio through Bluetooth wireless connectivity.

Soundbot Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker
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SOUNDBOT WATERPROOF BLUETOOTH SPEAKER

Est. Price: $15 | Buy it from Amazon
For: The social butterfly
An ideal gift for friends who like to take the party anywhere, this waterproof speaker has universal compatibility, a built-in mic, and high-definition audio through Bluetooth wireless connectivity.

Rocketbook Everlast Mini
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ROCKETBOOK EVERLAST MINI

Est. Price: $16 | Buy it from Amazon
For: The person who hates typing
Even pen-and-paper holdouts can go high-tech with the Rocketbook Everlast Mini, which has pages that can be erased with a moist cloth and written on over and over again. Easily send notes or sketches to a number of productivity apps including Dropbox, Slack, and Evernote.

Rocketbook Everlast Mini
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ROCKETBOOK EVERLAST MINI

Est. Price: $16 | Buy it from Amazon
For: The person who hates typing
Even pen-and-paper holdouts can go high-tech with the Rocketbook Everlast Mini, which has pages that can be erased with a moist cloth and written on over and over again. Easily send notes or sketches to a number of productivity apps including Dropbox, Slack, and Evernote.

Old Books Soy Candle
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OLD BOOKS SOY CANDLE

Est. Price: $18 | Buy it from Frostbeard Studio
For: The book lover
Elevate the often-expected gift of a candle by giving one with a unique scent. This book- and vanilla-scented soy candle from Minneapolis-based Frostbeard Studio is perfect for the prolific reader who would happily spend hours in the library stacks.

Old Books Soy Candle
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OLD BOOKS SOY CANDLE

Est. Price: $18 | Buy it from Frostbeard Studio
For: The book lover
Elevate the often-expected gift of a candle by giving one with a unique scent. This book- and vanilla-scented soy candle from Minneapolis-based Frostbeard Studio is perfect for the prolific reader who would happily spend hours in the library stacks.

100 Movies Scratch-Off Poster
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100 MOVIES SCRATCH-OFF POSTER

Est. Price: $15 | Buy it from Uncommon Goods
For: The movie buff
From "The Goonies" to "The Godfather," there are some films that should be required viewing. Movie lovers will adore this bucket-list scratch-off poster, perfect for their home cinema room.

100 Movies Scratch-Off Poster
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100 MOVIES SCRATCH-OFF POSTER

Est. Price: $15 | Buy it from Uncommon Goods
For: The movie buff
From "The Goonies" to "The Godfather," there are some films that should be required viewing. Movie lovers will adore this bucket-list scratch-off poster, perfect for their home cinema room.

Harry Potter Training Wand
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HARRY POTTER TRAINING WAND

Est. Price: $25 | Buy it from Amazon
For: The wizard wannabe
Calling all wizards in training: This wand includes five modes of play and 11 different spells to master. It recognizes movement to tell whether they're being performed correctly.

Harry Potter Training Wand
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HARRY POTTER TRAINING WAND

Est. Price: $25 | Buy it from Amazon
For: The wizard wannabe
Calling all wizards in training: This wand includes five modes of play and 11 different spells to master. It recognizes movement to tell whether they're being performed correctly.

Basu Personal Safety Alarm
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BASU PERSONAL SAFETY ALARM

Est. Price: $16 | Buy it from Target
For: The after-dark runner
Give the gift of safety with the BASU eAlarm, a tiny but loud personal alarm that can go inside a pocket or hang from a zipper or keyring. The 130-decibel alarm is on par with an ambulance siren, and the included batteries last up to five years.

Basu Personal Safety Alarm
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BASU PERSONAL SAFETY ALARM

Est. Price: $16 | Buy it from Target
For: The after-dark runner
Give the gift of safety with the BASU eAlarm, a tiny but loud personal alarm that can go inside a pocket or hang from a zipper or keyring. The 130-decibel alarm is on par with an ambulance siren, and the included batteries last up to five years.

Lego Brickheadz Luke Skywalker and Yoda
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LEGO BRICKHEADZ LUKE SKYWALKER AND YODA

Est. Price: $15 | Buy it from Amazon
For: The "Star Wars" superfan
Whether they love Lego, "Star Wars," or both, they'll be thrilled to find this adorable 215-piece BrickHeadz set in their stocking or under the tree.

Lego Brickheadz Luke Skywalker and Yoda
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LEGO BRICKHEADZ LUKE SKYWALKER AND YODA

Est. Price: $15 | Buy it from Amazon
For: The "Star Wars" superfan
Whether they love Lego, "Star Wars," or both, they'll be thrilled to find this adorable 215-piece BrickHeadz set in their stocking or under the tree.

Couch Coaster
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COUCH COASTER

Est. Price: $20 | Buy it from Bed Bath & Beyond
For: The couch potato
There's nothing more annoying than settling onto the sofa with a drink and realizing there's no convenient place to put it. The weighted Couch Coaster solves the problem by draping over sofa arms to give a drink the perfect resting spot.

Couch Coaster
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COUCH COASTER

Est. Price: $20 | Buy it from Bed Bath & Beyond
For: The couch potato
There's nothing more annoying than settling onto the sofa with a drink and realizing there's no convenient place to put it. The weighted Couch Coaster solves the problem by draping over sofa arms to give a drink the perfect resting spot.

Super Magnetic Putty
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SUPER MAGNETIC PUTTY

Est. Price: $14 | Buy it from Uncommon Goods
For: The antsy coworker
Want to give a type-A adult a more creative spot for thumbtacks or paperclips? The iron-based particles in this non-toxic putty can be charged with magnetic powers to attract small objects. Left alone, the putty can even swallow an entire magnet.

Super Magnetic Putty
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SUPER MAGNETIC PUTTY

Est. Price: $14 | Buy it from Uncommon Goods
For: The antsy coworker
Want to give a type-A adult a more creative spot for thumbtacks or paperclips? The iron-based particles in this non-toxic putty can be charged with magnetic powers to attract small objects. Left alone, the putty can even swallow an entire magnet.

Anker Power Core 5000
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ANKER POWER CORE 5000

Est. Price: $20 | Buy it from Amazon
For: The smartphone addict
If they're not going to text you back, at least make sure they can't use a dead phone as an excuse. A great stocking stuffer, this compact little external battery has enough juice to charge most phones twice.

Anker Power Core 5000
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ANKER POWER CORE 5000

Est. Price: $20 | Buy it from Amazon
For: The smartphone addict
If they're not going to text you back, at least make sure they can't use a dead phone as an excuse. A great stocking stuffer, this compact little external battery has enough juice to charge most phones twice.

Bed Buddy
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BED BUDDY

Est. Price: $12 | Buy it from Bed Bath & Beyond
For: The person with aches and pains
Soothe sore muscles with the Bed Buddy, which provides hot or cold therapy wherever needed. It's filled with grains, herbs, and flowers, so it's safe and easy to curl up with in bed.

Bed Buddy
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BED BUDDY

Est. Price: $12 | Buy it from Bed Bath & Beyond
For: The person with aches and pains
Soothe sore muscles with the Bed Buddy, which provides hot or cold therapy wherever needed. It's filled with grains, herbs, and flowers, so it's safe and easy to curl up with in bed.

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