Best Christmas Gifts Under $50 or Less

July 06, 2022 9 min read

As the holiday season approaches, chances are you have a long list of people to shop for, but only so much time and money. Whether you're looking for gifts for kids, coworkers, a spouse, or someone else, Famvibe has got you covered with this roundup of crowd-pleasing Christmas gifts under $50. 

1. The Adventure Challenge: Family Edition

This book contains 50 fun family challenges to help you make the most of your quality time together. Scratch-off entries reveal activities ranging from outdoor adventures to bizarre and creative projects. Each location also includes a photo area, so this will become a keepsake that kids or grandkids will treasure long after the challenges are completed.

2. Authentic Clay Tequila/Mezcal 

These shot glasses, handmade in Mexico by local artisans, are the real deal for anyone who enjoys the occasional sip of spirits, and they make a unique and unexpected gift. They are available in two-pack or four-pack sets and come in six vibrant colors.

3. 'Made It Out of Bed' Hoodie

After a year and a half of pandemic-related upheaval (and other anxiety-inducing shenanigans), this bright hoodie will make a great gift and serve as a reminder to any recipient that sometimes it's just putting one foot in front of the other.

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4. 3-in-1 Apple Charging Station

If you have an Apple fan on your list who is constantly fiddling with charging cords, one of these triple chargers will charge their phone, AirPods, and an Apple Watch all at the same time. Available in four different colors.

5. Floral Deviled Egg Plate

If you know the person who always brings deviled eggs to a potluck or party, this hand-painted clay majolica platter will help them up their appetizer game.

6. Henro Company Match Striker

Match strikers are a unique and stylish gift that is also functional, which is always a good combination for a great gift. This striker is handcrafted in North Carolina and, as stated in the description, can be used for toothpicks, Q-Tips, and other items. It comes in a natural ivory muslin pouch or a festive handprinted Christmas pouch, ready to give.

7. Rainbow Bagel Kit

Give one of these fun Brooklyn-made kits to your favorite foodie, breakfast lover, or teen. It comes with everything you need to rope and loop 12 colorful bagels that are sure to be a hit on social media.

8. Portable Campfire

Enjoy roasted marshmallows this winter and hot dogs this summer without having to build a full fire. This portable campfire is easy to light and lasts three to five hours. It's made of soy wax and paper and can be relit whenever the wax runs out.

9. 'Shut Up Liver ...' Dish Towel

You can give this flour sack cotton tea towel to your favorite person to share a few cocktails with. It's both functional and funny.

10. Multi-Tool LED GloveTorch & Magnetic Wristband

This present combines a wrap-around LED flashlight with a magnetic wrist strap that can hold nails, screws, bolts, nuts, and other small items. It will make household projects easier and more enjoyable.

11. Loving Hearts Scarf

Give this ultra-soft brushed-acrylic scarf festooned with multiple hearts to the love of your life. It's large enough to be a cozy wrap on colder days, measuring 17 inches wide by 78 inches long.

12. Women's Dopp Kit

These leather toiletry bags will help her organize her toiletries and other belongings when she travels, or simply keep her bathroom a little cleaner at home. The clasp, which comes in five gorgeous colors, can also be personalized with her initials for a truly thoughtful touch.

13. Mark & Graham Leather Charger Roll Up

With one of these leather cases, you can keep your cords, cables, and chargers neatly organized and looking sharp. Available in ten different colors with optional monogramming.

14. Mountain Necklace

This mountain necklace is ideal for the nature lover and is sure to bring back memories of a favorite vacation spot or meaningful trail that the recipient enjoys hiking. The sterling silver necklace comes in four different lengths, ranging from 16 to 24 inches.

15. Natural Bamboo Phone Amplifier

This phone amplifier boosts the volume of your phone by ten decibels. It's made of natural bamboo for a pleasing appearance, and it also helps to keep your phone secure without slipping around. It also holds your phone at a natural angle for easy viewing.

16. 16K Gold Name Bar Bracelet

This delicate bracelet would make an ideal present for a wife, girlfriend, or adolescent girl. It can be personalized with a name and has an extender chain that can be adjusted to fit.

17. New Year, New Beginning Candle

It's been a difficult year or two. Here's hoping the next one is better for everyone. This ingenious soy wax candle from New Moon Beginnings emits a soothing aroma of cypress, bayberry, and patchouli and is embellished with black obsidian, pyrite, citrine, and tiger's eye for extra good vibes.

18. Xenvo Smartphone Pro Lens Kit

This compact lens is an excellent choice for anyone looking to improve their photography without carrying around a bulky camera. It has a wide-angle lens for stunning landscapes, a macro lens for close-ups, and an LED that claims to improve a phone's flash. Best of all, both are smartphone-compatible and come with a lanyard and travel case.

19. Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker

They don't need to wait in line at a fast-food restaurant when they can make their breakfast sandwiches at home in less than five minutes. The dishwasher can also be used to clean the removable nonstick parts.

20. Sending You Sunshine Care Package

This thoughtful care package includes items such as a soy candle, a box of matches, a bath bomb, and more. It has everything that special woman in your life needs to unwind, relax, and enjoy some alone time. For the ideal gift, choose from six scents, such as white tea or cinnamon vanilla.

21. Dog & Cat Fused Glass Garden Stake

With this pair of fused glass garden stakes, you can brighten a flowerbed corner or a large potted plant or two. Kristi Thorndike-Kent, a glass artist from Bellingham, Washington, created them. Each stands 18 inches tall.

22. 1,000 Books to Read Before You Die: A Life-Changing List

With this richly illustrated text that celebrates the world of literature, they will discover the great books of the world, as well as the authors and histories behind them. There is a world of books to discover, ranging from autobiographies to fiction, poetry, and beyond.

23. Happy Feet Mug

A mug can be a pretty lame gift, but we're confident that one or more of these will be well received. These are whimsical, colorful, and amusing, and come in four different colors. They are sure to make your loved one smile on Christmas morning.

24. Anker Soundcore Liberty Neo True Wireless Earbuds

Put these earbuds in the stockings of people who could use a new pair of go-anywhere earbuds. They are sweat-resistant and lightweight, with a playback time of up to 20 hours and their charging case. Looking for more cool tech gift ideas? Don't miss out on this year's hottest tech gifts.

25. HoMedics Bubble Mate Foot Spa

  1. HoMedics BubbleMate Foot Spa They can even adjust the temperature with their toes with this HoMedics foot spa, and a splash guard keeps the floors dry. For extra pampering, a removable pumice stone is included.

26. Echo Glow

This nightlight is cool enough for the big kids. Pair it with an Echo and ask Alexa to change the color or brightness, set timers to help kids stay on track during morning and evening routines, and gently wake them up with a gradually brightening light.

27. City Tote Bags

With one of these whimsical canvas tote bags, a gift recipient can show their civic pride or their love of cats, beer, coffee, and other things. Claudia Pearson, a Brooklyn-based artist, created them. Choose from a variety of cities or states, or select a tote based on a hobby or interest.

28. Zojirushi Stainless Steel Travel Mug

With this 20-ounce Zojirushi travel mug, you can keep a loved one's coffee piping hot — and we mean piping hot. Temperature retention, according to devotees, is the main reason they'll never go back to cheaper travel mugs. It has a handy flip-top lid with a safety lock that prevents spilling after being tossed in a bag.

29. Wekapo Inflatable Lounger

This clever hammock-style lounger is prepared for any adventure. It's made of ripstop polyester and inflates without the use of a blower - simply whip it through the air. Mesh side pockets hold devices or books, and the lounger rolls up small enough to fit in a suitcase.

30. Umbra Trigem Jewelry Stand

This sleek Umbra jewelry holder is both affordable and stylish. Hang long and short necklaces, bracelets, and earrings from the sturdy bars; rings can be safely stored on a high-gloss white tray at the base, which has padding to prevent scratches on her dresser.

31. Nordmarke Triple Wireless Charging Pad 

  1. Nordmarke Triple Wireless Charging Pad  An auto-dimming indicator light informs users that it is operational.

32. Gerber Suspension Multi-Tool

A multitool is a great stocking stuffer for any handy person, and at only 9 ounces, it is portable. Two knives, three screwdrivers, a wire cutter and stripper, needle-nose pliers, scissors, a bottle opener, and other tools are included.

33. Victrola Retro Wood Bluetooth Radio

This timeless radio will please even the most ardent tech skeptic. It has an AM/FM tuner built-in, but because it connects to devices via Bluetooth, it can also stream music.

34. Lodge Pre-Seasoned Cast Iron Double Dutch Oven

This 5-quart cast-iron Dutch oven is pre-seasoned, and the lid doubles as a 10.25-inch skillet.

35. Eddie Bauer Fair Isle Reversible Throw

Who couldn't benefit from another cozy blanket to snuggle under during the colder months? This thick, soft 50-by-70-inch throw comes with a microfleece side and a Sherpa side to choose from, and the traditional design is ideal for anyone who enjoys a touch of rustic chic décor.

36. ThinkFun Gravity Maze

This isn't just another marble run; it's a logic game that challenges kids to figure out how to build a path for their marble to follow to reach a specific target. It includes 60 challenges ranging from easy to difficult.

37. Folding Book Light

This "wow" gift is ideal for any difficult-to-purchase recipient. Open the book and enjoy the soft glow of its rechargeable light for up to eight hours.

38. Lands' End Canvas Tote Bag

This simple canvas Lands' End bag has long been a best-seller as a true workhorse. It has been tested to hold up to 500 pounds, can stand upright, and has a water-resistant base, making it ideal for transporting beach or pool supplies. Consider personalizing it with a monogram to give as a gift.

39. Glow in the Dark Puzzle

This glow-in-the-dark jungle scene will add an extra level of intrigue to the life of a puzzle enthusiast. Not a fan of tigers and elephants? It is also available in space and ocean versions.

40. Koamask Weighted Sleep Mask

Consider it a weighted blanket for your face. Stress and anxiety can be reduced by applying pressure to the microbead-filled pods. There are two sides: one made of cotton and one made of fleece.

41. Huggaroo Microwaveable Neck Wrap

When they wrap this heated wrap around their shoulders, they'll feel their stress melt away. Microwave it for cozy comfort, or place it in the freezer to use as an ice pack. Enjoy the aromatherapy benefits of lavender, chamomile, peppermint, cinnamon, and other essential oils.

42. Takeya Deluxe Cold Brew Iced Coffee Maker

Cold-brew enthusiasts will gladly trade in their expensive Starbucks runs for this sleek coffee maker. Simply place ground coffee in the infuser, fill it with water, and place it in the refrigerator.

43. Wine Cork States

Give the wine enthusiast in your life a chic spot to collect corks from favorite bottles. Each state is made of birch and comes complete with metal mounting hardware.

44. My Life Story So Far

This clothbound journal is a thoughtful gift for parents or grandparents who enjoy reminiscing. It includes nine sections of prompts to help the recipient capture their memories for posterity.

45. Bushnell Falcon Binoculars

Hunters, campers, anglers, hikers, and other outdoor enthusiasts require a second set of eyes. These lightweight binoculars, backed by the Bushnell brand, are designed for outdoor use and come with a case.

46. Patagonia Powder Town Beanie

This classic unisex hat is warm and durable, and it may make its recipient feel a little better about the colder weather. It's made of 100% recycled polyester and comes in a variety of colors and patterns.

47. L.L.Bean Personal Organizer Toiletry Bag

No one is traveling much these days, but here's hoping your favorite traveler can get out and about soon. This best-selling toiletry organizer is ideal for any traveler who wants to stay more organized. It is made of water-resistant fabric and features a built-in hook, numerous convenient pockets, and a removable mirror and shower caddy.

48. Plant Mister

Every good plant parent has a mister, but not every plant parent has one as stylish as this one. Purism Style's plant mister will add a splash of color to your succulents, orchids, and ferns, and it comes in eight different color combinations.

49. Classic Rock Vinyl Records Wall Clock

This clock's background features the spines of classic album covers from artists such as Bob Dylan, Led Zeppelin, the Beatles, and The Kinks. The clock itself is available in two different frame materials and clock hand colors.

50. Zesica Two-Piece Loungewear

This two-piece set is available in 13 different colors and styles, and it features bell sleeves, a slightly cropped top, and matching shorts. It's fashionable while remaining comfortable.

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