Can you smell Christmas in the air?
Christmas isn’t far away you know — so we have compiled a list of over 100 Christmas Gift Ideas under $10 for Mum, for Dad, for Nana and Gramps or for anyone special in your life!
Here at SAHM, we promote frugality (even at Christmas) because we have been there — stretching that Christmas shopping budget trying to make everyone fit on the list. It can be stressful!!! *rolls eyes* Just a reminder that it isn’t so much how much the gift costs, as the thought behind it that counts.
Gifts for Anyone and Everyone Under $10:
A paperback novel and bookmark
New coffee cup filled with candied popcorn.
A board game
A pair of thongs, jiffies or slippers
Crossword Puzzle Book
A large tumbler cup with a straw
Set of wooden spoons wrapped in a tea-towel
Bubble Bath. Everyone loves Bubble Bath.
Block of Chocolate wrapped in a tea-towel
Suduko Game Book or even a roll of Suduko Toilet Paper!
A magazine wrapped with a chocolate bar inside.
Pack of playing cards
Pack of Tarot Cards
Gifts For the Girls:
Set of nail polishes and nail polish remover.
A Shaving Kit (pink razors and some girly shaving cream)
Rockabilly Bandana or Headband.
Make some bath bombs at home (get the recipe here) and include some bubble bath or a candle.
A set of lip balms (or make your own)
Nail care set
Bubble Bath or Bath Salts
Goats Milk Soaps or handmade soaps
This Burt’s Bees Bounty Trio Tin Set is only $7.99 from Catch
Tube of hand moisturiser
A handkerchief with the recipient’s name embroidered
Make up brushes
A pair of exfoliating gloves and some body wash
A yoga mat
Fancy shower cap
Hint: Visit your local chemist and check out their bargain bins! Most of the time it is just products they will no longer stock, so there is nothing wrong with it – and it is cheap as chips!
These Disney Junior Mickey Mouse Kids’ Swim Goggles Goggles are only $4.99 from Catch.com.au
Edible Gifts Under $10
A bottle of homemade jam with the recipe attached.
A selection of herbal teas in a teacup.
A packet of gourmet coffee in a coffee cup
Home made gourmet coffee mixes
A coffee cup full of lollies
Grab a pre-made jar of lemon curd and pack it with a pastry shell.
Tin of homemade biscuits
Homemade Rum Balls always go down well!
Cookies in a Jar
A handful of chocolate bars with a ribbon wrapped around them
A loaf of freshly baked bread wrapped in a tea towel with the recipe attached.
Homemade salsa with a bag of corn chips
Homemade fudge selection
Lemon or Passionfruit butter
Ohh, we have a recipe section dedicated to edible gifts, too!
Hint: Another great place to find inexpensive gifts is your local cheap shop. They quite often have great finds if you have a good look!
Home & Office Christmas Gifts Under $10
A pretty diary (check out your local Newsagent)
A fountain pen
A packet of postcards from the persons favourite place ie London or Paris. They look great framed.
A mini photo album
A brightly coloured phone charger or charger for the car.
A travel mug
An address book
A wall calendar
A Wax Stamp
Self Improvement Book
Personalised post it notes
Hint: Large stationery stores like Officeworks have discount bins – if you can put a few items together in a basket – it makes for an inexpensive gift that is useful too!
Outdoor Christmas Gifts Under $10
A pair of gardening gloves and some seeds.
A pot plant
Car cleaning kit
A pouch to keep your mobile phone in when you are exercising.
A Sun Hat
The Gourmet Christmas Gifts Under $10
A set of Salt and Pepper Shakers (look for antique or retro ones at the Op Shops)
Selection of spices
1/2 kilogram bag of macadamia nuts
A bottle of wine
A Stubby Cooler
A set of personalised coasters
Fancy cloth napkins or doilies
A cake or muffin tin
Bottle Opening or corkscrew
Set of shot glasses
Sushi kit (bamboo roller, chopsticks, seaweed sheets)
Set of Salad Spoons
Christmas Gifts for Mums and Grandmas Under $10
A Traditional Writing set (you can usually pick them up at News agencies)
Your Mum’s favourite magazine wrapped around a chocolate bar
A pretty apron and matching oven gloves
Beautiful smelling candles
A satin pillowcase
Christmas Crafty Gifts Under $10
A couple of balls of wool and some knitting needles
A mini macrame kit with some instructions and a small kit from Spotlight or Lincraft
A set of Christmas Cookie Cutters
Grab a second hand teacup and saucer and plant a succulent – makes for a beautiful and thoughtful gift!
Christmas Gifts for Dads and Grandfathers Under $10
A funny T-shirt
A $10 Gift Certificate from his favourite store
A deck of cards
A set of shot glasses
A gourmet beer
Want to be more extravagant for Dad? Here are awesome gift ideas. He totally deserves it!
Christmas Gifts for Little Kids Under $10
A set of colouring in books and coloured pencils or crayons
Make a big batch of play dough in different colours or even try making Edible Playdough
A pack of coloured paper and a book of origami instructions
A Paint by Number Kit
A new beach towel (I’ve seen them on the Canningvale website under $10!)
French Knitting Set
Glow in the Dark stars for the ceiling of kids bedrooms.
I love this Star Galaxy LED Projector – perfect for little kids for only $9.99
Christmas Gifts for Grandparents Under $10
Picture frames with photos of the grandkids
Knitting needles and wool
Christmas Spirit Gifts Under $10
Personalised Christmas Baubles
Christmas themed serving bowl or plate
Christmas cookie cutter set
A snow globe
What other Christmas gift ideas do you have under $10?
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