Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas from Amazon

Ho-Ho-Ho, Almost Santa Time

Well, it's that time again. You were almost done your Christmas shopping, with time to spare. Suddenly though, the day is almost here and you still have a few people on your list to finish up. You're already pushed to the max for time and money. Dreading the idea of hitting the mall filled with wall to wall shoppers, you wish you'd started looking earlier.

Never fear, Amazon is here. There are still some items that you can get before Santa comes. The best part is that they will be shipped to you, you don't even have to leave the comfort of your own home. Some products even have a gift wrapping option.

So, take a gander at these offerings. If nothing here is exactly right, something might spark a few last minute Christmas gift ideas of your own.

Happy shopping and Merry Christmas!

Quick, Homemade Christmas Gifts

These 60 great-looking, distinctive projects will solve your Christmas gift-list problem faster than Santa’s reindeer can fly. Some take only about 10 minutes, and you don’t need special craft skills or unusual materials. Pick up plants and potting soil to construct a living garden of succulents. Build a simple CD rack. Whip up herbal bath oil. It’s easy!

Book size is 10 x 8.5 x 0.4 inches.  What a great, practical product to have on hand for surprise visitors or someone you forgot to buy a gift for!  Besides, homemade gifts can be the best, most personal kind.  Economical way to give.

Comfortable Christmas Gift Idea for Her

The KD dance Ballet Top is the most versatile top you will ever wear. Much like putting your hair up or down the KD Ballet Top can jump from the office to dance floor in a moments notice. Over the shoulder or pulled down to show them off. It can cover your belly or be worn effortlessly showing it off.

This top has some great features and it's available in a ton of colours!

  • Stretch Ballet Top In Your Choice of Color
  • Stretch Top: 96% Performance Acrylic / 2% Nylon / 2% Lycra - Made In America - Ships Worldwide
  • Durable Long Lasting Quality Retains Fit Wash After Wash
  • Knits Made For Dancing, Breathable, Soft & Comfortable
  • Freedom of Expression, Designed to Flow to Your Every Movement

Still Need Something for Junior?

These awesome toys are imported from Japan. Unfortunately for some, the instructions are in Japanese only - are you up for a challenge?

The toys contain small parts and is not suitable for young children. How young?  Well, it's hard to tell, exactly.  Amazon says they should be more than 3 years old; the manufacturer says 15.  I'd say that if you're giving this to a child between the ages of 3 and 15, there'd better be adult supervision.

Gift wrapping is not available for this product.

Have This Handy Reference On Hand All Year!

34 Pages of Valuable Information

Written by experts in the field, Quick Easy Guides share little-known trade secrets and helpful hints to get you moving in the right direction.

Book size is 6 x 5 x 0.1 inches.

Helps solve the problem of that last minute panicked cry, "Mmmom! I need a present for Tommy and for my teacher, Miss Smith," two days before Christmas. At least for next year. :)

He'd Love a Speaker System!

This speaker system is fantastic and so reasonably priced!

  • 4 Neodymium Speakers Engineered for Full Range Distinct Sound
  • Powers Plays and Charges All iPod Devices with Docking Capability
  • For Use In Home Office or Travel
  • Connect Non-Docking iPod Devices CD & MP3 Players via Line-In Jack
  • S-Video Output to Play Video and Pictures On Your TV

Give them a Miracle for Christmas

Christmas and miracles go together like holly and ivy. Mary Ellen, who collected hundreds of stories of real-life miracles in her book Expect Miracles, taps that reservoir again to create this magical, mystical gift for the holiday season. Some stories will bring tears, others are delightful and funny, and still others defy logic, daring readers to believe. All of them speak to the flame of hope that lives in everyone.

Book size is 6 x 6 x 0.6 inches.  Books make great gifts for anyone.

Watch Your Christmas Movies Anywhere

You say that the kids get bored or fight in the car on the way to your parents' house for Christmas?

At a resort or the cottage for the holidays this year, with no TV and you can't 'do' Christmas without watching It's a Wonderful Life?

Your teenager has to have an electronic device in his/her hands at all times, or she/he refuses to go with you for the holidays?

Well, this Sylvania 7" widescreen portable DVD player may just be the answer to your problem.

Available in blue or black (get one for each child - no fights!), you can watch and listen your favourite formats - DVD, DVD+/-RW, CD, CD-R/RW, MP3 music burned onto CD-R/RW, JPEG photos burned onto CD-R/RW

Yes, your teen can rock the DVD player, hear all the latest downloaded tunes and watch his or her downloaded videos. That's a little bit of heaven right there for somebody.

Put all this together with a USB port, AC and vehicle power adapters, rechargeable batter, built-in stereo speakers, remote control, carrying bag and more and I think this could be the thing that helps you out. Oh yeah, and it's lots of fun.

So, go ahead and burn that copy of The Grinch Who Stole Christmas for the kids. They can watch during the trip to your mom and dad's house. If they fall asleep, simply turn the screen towards you and you can watch it. :)

It's very versatile and makes a terrific last minute gift!

Exclusive Last Minute Christmas Gift Idea

Exclusive limited CHRISTMAS GIFT Edition. 638 pages. Elected 44th President of America: BARACK OBAMA. President Obama - IN HIS OWN WORDS - His Words, His Promises. All Speeches 2007 and 2008 including the Victory Speech on the Election Night 2008. Compiled by Susan A. Jones.

Book size is 10 x 6.9 x 1.9 inches.

He'll Think of You Everytime He Wears It

DRAKKAR NOIR is a men's fragrance that possesses a blend of lavender, citrus, spicy berries and sandalwood. It is recommended for casual wear.

Overall product size is .5 x 1.5 x 1.5 inches and weighs 1.4 ounce.  For shipping within the U.S. only.

The Way to a Man's Heart.....

For the Mr. Fixit in Your Life

Put your man to work with the Lowes Men at Work Gift Set. He won't mind working on those honey-dos at all with the treats and sweets he'll find in this gift basket! Available with your choice of a $10 or $20 gift card, the Men at Work Gift Set is perfect for your honey! Includes:

  • Mr. Fix It Paint Bucket
  • $20 Lowes Gift Card
  • Mr. Fix It Pistachios
  • Jelly Belly Jelly Beans
  • Feta & Black Olive Cheese Dip
  • 2 Packages Brent & Sam's Chocolate Pecan Cookies
  • Spinzel Pretzel sticks 4 oz
  • Parmesan Cheese Sticks
  • 2 oz Tavolare Snack mix

*** Please note that container and contents may not be exactly as listed and shown.

How About a Movie for Christmas?

Everyone knows Spider Man.  This widescreen DVD has some extra features for movie lovers:

  • "Spidey Sense 2" pop-up trivia track
  • Blooper reel
  • Four Web-isodes: original online featurettes
  • Train music video: "Ordinary"
  • Disc 2:
  • "Making the Amazing": 12-part documentary
  • "Hero in Crisis": a deeper look into Peter Parker and his personal battles
  • "Ock-umentary: Eight Arms to Hold You"
  • "Interwoven: The Women of Spider-Man"
  • "Enter the Web": groundbreaking multi-angle look behind the scenes
  • Art gallery
  • Behind-the-scenes look at the Activision game

Safe, Fast, Easy

Gift cards are the best last minute Christmas gift ideas.  They are available in several different denominations and can be printed off.  There's nothing faster and easier than that!  An Amazon gift card is safe, too.  The recipient can get exactly what they want - no returns or regifting.

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dusanotes 6 years ago from Windermere, FL

Hey, Herald. What a neat way to tie up Christmas, with presents from Amazon. I really liked the small segments with the balancing ads on the right and the Christmas holly dividing each segment. You're doing good work. I like your Hubs. Don White

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crickette_w 6 years ago

This is a great hub. I will come back to order two of the items. Thanks for letting us know what is available and at such a great price. Thanks and diddo on the ads and the holly.....Thanks...

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Herald Daily 6 years ago from A Beach Online Author

Thank you very much, Don. I tend to like tidy capsules. :)

Thanks, Crickette! I appreciate the compliment and look forward to your return visit.

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jill of alltrades 6 years ago from Philippines

Thanks for these super tips!

Same here, I also like the way you wrote and laid out your hub! Beautiful!

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Herald Daily 6 years ago from A Beach Online Author

Thanks, Jill, I sure appreciate you saying so.

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