Best Christmas Gifts for Family Under $25 or Less

July 26, 2022 6 min read

It might be challenging to purchase Christmas gifts for family under $25, whether it be your own or someone else's. Everyone has a varied set of interests, particularly when young children are involved. 

In such a situation, the ideal gifts are ones that encourage family time (like a personalized portrait of everyone together!) or that honor family relationships (like a pizza-making kit or a box of fixings for movie night), as everyone can enjoy them and have a good time with them.

Whether they prefer a night in on the couch or a trip around the world with their loved ones, these family gifts are sure to impress everyone from children to grandparents. What's the secret to determining which is best for your intended recipient? 

Consider their preferred items: Is it coffee with their kids in the morning? Think of ordering a set of mugs with everyone's names on them. Or do they frequently talk about happy times spent with a cherished great-grandparent? 

Has the family tree been transformed into a lovely, unique wall hanging? These heartfelt gifts speak to the true spirit of the season and will be cherished for years.

1. Personalized Family Mugs

With this set, you can be sure that every member of the family will know exactly which mug belongs to them because each one is personalized with an image of them and their name.

2. Throw Throw Burrito Game

Another new game that your family should be aware of? Burrito, throw that. You get to toss squishy, soft burritos at each other, which can only lead to laughter. It's simple enough that everyone can play.

3. Custom Family Illustration

Send your preferred family photo so that a unique illustration can be created. What is the finest feature of these unique portraits? The creator can also depict the household pets.

4. Culture Cakes Kit

This subscription box includes baking ingredients to produce a new batch of cupcakes to try, something the whole family can enjoy together, as well as treats from other nations across the world.

5. Fresh Pop Electric Popcorn maker

This popcorn machine, which can produce more than 16 cups of fresh popcorn at once, will be loved by your children. This delicious snack is perfect for a movie night!

6. Custom Watercolor House Portrait

A personalized portrait of their house may be the most heartfelt gift you can give to the family you love (a "house portrait," if you will).

7. Tempur-Pedic Weighted Blanket

With this fluffy blanket, you can cozy up movie nights or sleepovers. You might need to get a few so that the family doesn't fight over them.

8. Stuffed Waffle Maker

This waffle maker isn't your typical one; it's made to make it simple to load waffles with anything you choose, from fruit to eggs and bacon. Everyone in the family can agree on this brunch!

9. Scratch-Off World Travel Map

This interactive globe trip scratch-off map makes a fantastic gift for a family with lofty travel aspirations. Scratch off the locations you've visited together to reveal a map with additional color underneath.

10. Olympia Provisions Salami of the Month Club

The gift that keeps on giving and giving and giving is a subscription. With this Salami of the Month Club, which will essentially transform a regular Friday night into a fantastic one, you can show your favorite happy hour-loving family how much you value them throughout the entire year.

11. Bonfire

With the brand's Signature 360° Airflow DesignTM, perforations are placed all around the device's base, allowing air to be pulled in to fuel the fire from underneath. This portable fire bowl is made to be low-smoke (no more stinking coats the morning after a good fire).

12. Speculoos S'mores Kit

Your handmade s'mores will contain all the wonderfulness of spiced Speculoos cookies packed together. In this kit, thin cookies are used in place of graham crackers, along with marshmallows flecked with vanilla bean and rich, organic dark chocolate. Order two—your kids will go crazy over these!

13. Cupcake Maker

Your kids can help you prepare the batter for a delectable baked dessert while you start to set the table for supper. You can eat cupcakes that are simple to remove from the mold in less than ten minutes. Decorate the cupcakes in traditional holiday themes to increase the enjoyment.

14. Large White Wire Pin-Up Wall

The entire family can hang up recent Polaroids, ticket stubs, and other tiny keepsakes from outings and trips to keep those memories fresh in everyone's mind. If you attached a letter holder to it to keep the area organized, it would look great in a doorway.

15. Movie Night Gift Bucket

Without actually going to the theater, simulate the experience of going nuts at the candy bar. Everyone in the family will be excited to delve into this bucket of treats, which also includes cookies, popcorn with peanut butter, gumballs, sour gummies, lollipops, and chocolate bars.

16. Parlor Ice Cream Mixing Set

This ice cream topping combining kit comes with a marble slab, two mixing spades, three ceramic plates, and a bamboo base so you can create some magic for the entire family.

17. Professional Heavy Duty Citrus Juicer

When one of them is on the table, even the youngest family members will be eager to assist with the preparation of breakfast. Any citrus that has been split should be placed in the machine. Press the lever to release the juice. Use the press to create fresh juice for cocktails after hours (the kids will never know).

18. Personalized Family Tree

Create a lovely wall hanging out of a ragged, folded family tree (or a particularly detailed Ancestry.com profile) that can be proudly exhibited in a gallery wall or pretty much anywhere in your house.

19. Family Camera Set 

Activity families (you know who you are) will be delighted to open this camera-activity journal set. With so many suggestions for excursions and experiences inside the diary, it will help you get out of the "What are we going to do today?" rut. Take the instant camera with you on your adventure, then place the pictures in the book as a memento.

20. Fire TV Stick (3rd Gen) with Alexa Voice Remote

If you don't already own a Fire TV Stick, it's time to upgrade to the most recent model. Netflix, Hulu, and all other streaming services are only a few clicks away. There's nothing quite like cuddling up for a family movie night.

21. 100 Movies Bucket List Poster

This scratch-off poster is just what you need to keep track of all the famous films you and your family see, from The Lion King to Back to the Future.

22. Suspend Family Game

What is the ideal family activity for a relaxing weekend night? Get everyone involved in an imaginatively created balancing game with minimal risks and tremendous thrill (and very easy to clean up, might we add). Before you know it, it will be well beyond night and you won't even realize it.

23. Bluetooth Karaoke Microphone

No karaoke machine is necessary anymore for family karaoke nights at home. Simply connect this microphone through Bluetooth to your phone!

24. Petal Five Section Server

This petal tray is big enough to serve your family's favorite dips and nibbles. If everyone has a tendency to be picky, designate a petal to their preferred snack. The tray is BPA-free and constructed of biodegradable bamboo fiber.

25. Signature Jam Set

Everything from toast to biscuits to PB&Js just received a significant makeover. Additionally, with six varieties included, every member of the family is sure to find a new favorite. Blueberry lemon basil, hello!

26. Family Definition Print

Every time the family members see this straightforward typography poster, they will be reminded of how much they mean to one another. The best part? There is no need to pay shipping because you may print and frame it right away thanks to the quick download.

27. Pizza Making Kit

Even if everyone in the family has different preferences for toppings, you can still bake pizza together with this pizza-making kit (which includes a pizza stone, peel, spatula, and slicer) rather than going out to eat.

28. Lego set

With this multicolor LEGO kit, your family may exercise their imagination. Before Christmas dinner, display your creation to your guests in the living room.

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