It’s been a tough couple of years for the country. Families are just beginning to feel the effects of rising prices. This Thanksgiving is predicted by MSNBC to be the most expensive in history and CNBC says “Shoppers should expect fewer discounts, longer shipping times and limited inventory at stores” as supply chain woes impact stores during the biggest shopping cycle of the year.
But, we say, turn that frown upside down! We compiled a list of the best, cheapest kids gifts for Christmas 2021!
— Recommended gifts under $40 —
Little Dumpling Booties • $38
Created by Gulnara Kydyrmyshova | uncommongoods.com | Ages 6-12 months
They’re so darn cute, you could gobble them right up.
Personal Laptop Chalkboard • $35
crateandbarrel.com | Ages 3 and up
Keep the kids creative and save the electronics for next year (or the year after)
Boys and girls | Ages 6 months – 18 months
A unique, personalized keepsake that will be cherished forever.
DeepDiscountDVD | Ages 4 and up
LEGO DC Batman: Batman vs. The Joker: Batmobile Chase (76180) is a versatile playset featuring legendary characters and amazing vehicles. Designed especially for ages 4 and up, it inspires shared play and encourages developmental benefits.
— Recommended gifts under $30 —
Top quality, ultra-soft and comfortable personalized baby blankets make the perfect gift. Free shipping makes it a great value!
Choice of two traditional colors: blue blankets for boys and pink for girls!
- Free shipping
- Lightweight acrylic: Warmth without weight
- Choose pink or light blue with white lettering
- Made in the USA
— Recommended gifts under $20 —
Creativity for Kids Grow ‘n Glow Terrarium • Price:$14.99
amazon.com | Ages 6 and up
GROW YOUR OWN TERRARIUM – Explore the wonder of nature and science with the Grow ‘N Glow Terrarium Kit! This indoor activity for kids allows you to craft, plant, water and grow your own mini ecosystem. Just add water for a unique science experience!
target.com | 3 Years and Up
For crazy cupcakes and colorful Play-Doh cookies, junior bakers can make the most creative pretend treats ever with their very own mixer! With the removable bowl and 2 stamp attachments, there are lots of fun combinations.
Personalized Monogrammed Baby Hat • $14.00
Randesign | Newborns, infants
- 100% cotton
- One size fits all newborns
- FREE Custom monogramming
- Machine washable
FREE shipping. Makes a special and affordable gift.
— Recommended gifts under $10 —
Play-Doh-Compound-Collection • $7.99
Amazon | 36 months and up
- Make bright and shiny creations with Play-Doh sparkle compound
- Includes 2 cutters to make your creations
- 6 colors of Play-Doh sparkle compound
Disney Frozen 2 – Townley Girl Super Sparkly Cosmetic Makeup Set for Girls with Lip Gloss Nail Polish Nail Stickers • $9.99
Amazon | 3 years and up
- BEST COMBINATIONS OF FLAVORS AND FUN BALMS AND GLOSSES – Apply smoothly for moisturizing or glossy look, with most-loved flavors: Cherry, Bubble Gum, Blueberry, Grape and Strawberry.
- SAFE AND NON TOXIC – Non-Irritating, Water-based formula makes these cosmetics Kid –Friendly and Safe for young ones aged 3 years old and up, including tweens and teens.
- PRETEND PLAY FOR GIRLS OF MOST AGES – Big fun for slumber parties or any pretend cosmetic playdate with Kids 3 and up. With lots to choose from, there’s makeup for everyone.
— Recommended gifts under $5 —
Children’s Books: “Maxi Dog Makes a New Friend” • $3.89
Animal stories for kids: (FREE VIDEO AUDIOBOOK INCLUDED) Childrens Books ages 1-9
This year we’ve had to tighten our belts a little due to inflation and supply chain shortages. We hope our list of inexpensive gifts can help you find your little one a constructive treasure at an affordable price.
If you have other recommendations, please leave them in the comments!