Cheap Christmas Gift Ideas

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Cheap Christmas gift ideas for everyone on your holiday shopping list.

If you are one of the many families on a tight budget this year you are probably looking for some ways to save some money on your Christmas shopping. You can buy cheap Christmas gifts and there is nothing wrong with that. You shouldn't have to spend a lot of money on a person just for them to realize they are special to you.

Christmas is so much more than just giving gifts, so don't be afraid to look for the best deals and try to save some money on your holiday expenses this year.

Here are some great ideas for cheap gifts for Christmas for everyone on your shopping list.

Cheap Christmas Gifts for Babies

Babies are probably one the easiest ones to shop for when it comes to buying Christmas gifts. There are so many options for gifts that cost less than $10. It is a very wise decision if you forego expensive gifts for a baby who doesn't even realize it is Christmas. Instead check out some of the inexpensive gifts that babies will still love.

Gifts like rattles and teethers are perfect for younger babies. You can find plenty of these for under $10 and even some of them are less $5.

For older babies pick up a block set or a cloth book that they can chew on. There are also some cheaper toys that are geared towards older babies like the Fisher Price flip phone and a Little People set.

Baby Einstein Bendy Ball

Only $6.82

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Fisher-Price Brilliant Basics Baby's First Blocks

Ten bright blocks are ready for baby to drop into the open bucket or through the shape-sorting lid. Baby will love filling the bucket with blocks, dumping them out, then ...

Only $15.8

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Fisher-Price Brilliant Basics Friendly Flip Phone

Baby's very own flip phone. The Brilliant Basics Friendly Flip Phone greets baby every time he opens it to say, Hello.. When baby closes the phone, it says, Good-bye. Each ...

Only $14.99

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Sassy First Sounds Book Set and Cube

Only $74.99

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Cheap Christmas Gifts for Kids

When it comes to buying Christmas gifts for kids just about anything goes. It all depends on what the child likes and is interested in playing with or doing. Some children like to build things so a LEGO set or a jewelry making set may be a good gift. While other kids may like to read or write so a journal or scrapbooking kit would be a godo gift.

Whatever interests a child has, there are sure to be gifts that you can find that won't cost you a fortune.

Here are just some ideas for cheap Christmas gifts for kids to help get your mind thinking in the right direction


  • Action or super hero figuring
  • Monster High doll
  • Matchbox cars
  • Nerf gun
  • Fashion doll set
  • Craft supplies like markers, paper, crayons, glue
  • Favorite movie on DVD
  • Books
  • LEGO set
  • Diecast trains
  • Barbie dolls
  • Football, soccer ball or basketball
  • Graphic t-shirt
  • Cool nightlight
  • Spy gear such as secret glasses or walkie talkies
  • Candy
  • Board game
  • Building blocks
  • Activity books
  • Puzzles
  • Fun winter hat
Monster High Frankie Stein Doll

Monster High Frankie Stein Doll with Watzit Pet Frankie Stein is one of the coolest ghouls in school with her trendy fashions, accessories and scary cute pet Watzit. And she ...

Only $199.99

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LEGO Creator Helicopter (5866)

Go to the rescue in this impressive mountain rescue helicopter with working rotors and back ramp. Rebuilds into an exciting air show bi-plane or a high-octane speed boat! A ...

Only $35.0

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Nail Art Salon Set

Faber Castell Nail Art Salon Set.

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Rory's Story Cubes

Gamewright Rory's Story Cubes There are infinite ways to play with Rory's Story Cubes. You can play solitaire or with others. Here are some suggested uses: Party game or ice ...

Only $9.99

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Cheap Christmas Gifts for Men

Men really aren't that hard to buy for especially if he has a favorite hobby or a passion that he really lives for. You can buy gifts for your boyfriend, husband, brother, father, or friend if you just try to learn what he really likes and what his hobbies are.

For example if he likes to go fishing you can always buy him some new fishing equipment or even just an inexpensive fishing hat.

If you are stuck on what to buy the man in your life without having to spend a lot of money on his gift, here are some good cheap Christmas gifts for men.

  • Utility knife
  • Screwdriver or bit set
  • Wallet
  • Flashlight
  • Golf balls
  • Fishing lures
  • Baseball cap
  • Socks
  • T-shirt
  • Desk planner or calendar
  • Phone accessories like a case
  • Earphones
  • Shaving lotion
  • Coffee mug
Bessey D-BKWH Quick-Change Folding Utility Knife - Wood Grain Handle

Bessey was founded over 110 years ago and the brand represents a tradition in quality manufacturing of cutting tools. Our products are made of the highest of standards due to ...

Only $17.99

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910EB Fine Leather Hand Crafted Mans Man's Mens Men's Mini Wallet ID Credit Card Holder with ...

Only $19.98

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365 Stupidest Things Ever Said 2012 Page-a-Day Calendar

The 365 Stupidest Things Ever Said is a hilarious roundup of famous people—sports stars, politicians, entertainers—saying really dumb things. The absurdly out of touch: “I’ve ...

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Leatherman 831207 Style CS Clip-On Multi-Tool with Scissors

The Leatherman Style CS multi-tool proves that true elegance in form never comes at the expense of function. With spring-action scissors, a file, knife, tweezers, bottle ...

Only $199.99

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Cheap Christmas Gifts for Women

Despite what some people may think there are plenty of cheap Christmas gifts for women. You don't have to spend hundreds of dollars to make a woman happy on Christmas morning. Truthfully it is more about the thought than anything else. Women just want to know that you actually put some thought into their gift and didn't just buy an old randon thing.

Here are some great cheap Christmas gifts for women no matter if it is your mother, sister, wife, girlfriend, friend or grandma.

  • Inexpensive costume jewelry
  • Scented lotions
  • Scented candles
  • Fun socks
  • Candy or chocolates
  • Coffee Mug
  • Motivational or inspirational book
  • Charm for a necklace or bracelet
  • Makeup
  • Kitchen gadget
  • Spa products
  • Hair accessories
  • Picture frame
  • Christmas decor item
  • Gift certificate to the spa (manicure or pedicure)
  • Bath towels
  • Bubble bath or bath soaps
  • Magazine subscription
Vanilla Rose Aromatherapy Candle- 24 hr. burn time- made with 100% pure essential oils

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Burnes of Boston PS117346 Maria Wire 2 Opening Picture Frame, Champagne

Arrange your photos in this venetian copper classic scroll collage. Holds 4 by 6 and a 6 by 4 photos.

Only $34.99

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Contigo AUTOSEAL West Loop Stainless Steel Travel Mug, Vacuum Insulated, 16-Ounce Berry

Never spill another drop. 100-Percent spill- and leak-proof travel mug uses exclusive AUTOSEAL technology to prevent accidental spills. Press the autoseal button to sip, and ...

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Victoria's Secret Garden Love Spell Ultra Moisturizing Hand and Body Cream 6.7 fl oz (200 ml)

Victoria's Secret Garden Love Spell Ultra Moisturizing Hand and Body Cream 6.7 fl oz (200 ml) A lavish lush blend of Cherry Blossom, Peach, and White Jasmine. Condition and ...

Only $9.50

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Hopefully this list of cheap Christmas gifts helps to make your holiday shopping a little less stresful this year. You shouldn't have to stress out about whether or not you can afford Christmas gifts this year. There are many options available to you and if you are really having a hard time with gifts you can always check out the dollar store for ideas as well as look into homemade gifts that you can give as well.

Remember that it's not about how much money you spend but how much time you spend with your family and friends and how you show your love for them and that is not with expensive gifts. It is by actions and the thought of the gift is what counts the most.

Updated: 10/31/2011, giftadvice
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LizzieClems on 12/08/2011

Another great site to find inexpensive gifts would be at I do all my christmas shopping here because you can search for anything in the search bar.

LadyGift on 11/21/2011

You can buy your child glow in the dark stickers and put them on the ceiling of his room.

You can make great gifts using iron on heat transfer paper - t-shirts, underwear, aprons, baby clothes... design - print - iron - and you have it! If you have a soon to be father you can print an ultrasound picture of the baby and write "Daddy - here I come" or something like that

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