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Christmas Gift Ideas Under $5

Updated on December 16, 2013

5 Bucks, 5 Bucks

Believe it or not, you can sit right where you are and get Christmas presents delivered right to your door for only $5. Sometimes shipping and taxes are extra. The aim of this hub is to inspire you and to show you some Christmas gift ideas under $5 so that you understand that you do not have to go broke to participate in holiday gift giving.

Even if the items you're looking for aren't listed here, perhaps these will get your gift buying creative juices flowing so you come up with your own unique ideas.

Happy Holiday Shopping!

For Girls and Women

People are raving about this item on Amazon. People have given it to their daughters, sisters, older woman friends and wives and it was much loved by all ages.
The 2" turtle pendant is comprised of genuine European crystals mounted on an 18 kt. gold finish setting. It is lead safe for children and comes in the cutest velour turtle box.

Wrist Watch with Quartz Movement

Yup, you really can get a watch for less than $5 these days.

This one is perfect for boys or men with small wrists. The band is 25cm long (9.84"), brown leatheroid. That is another way of saying faux leather. :)

The watch face itself is 4.3 cm (1.69") and is housed in a silver colored casing.

Great as a Christmas Gift or Stocking Stuffer

An Inexpensive Gift for Anyone

Crazy Cube - 6 - 99 years - When I published this hub in 2008, it was $3.88, now it is available at the bargain basement price of $.01! Comes with instructions and everything needed to predict the number on the dice.

The only way this could be cheaper is if it was free.

An Old Movie Favorite

Ben Stiller wrestles with extinct beasts, historical figures, and meddling monkeys in Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, the sequel to the popular 2006 special-effects extravaganza.

An entertaining comedy to watch with your family over the Holiday Season. Pop some corn and gather on the couch. Relax and enjoy.

Holiday Song CD

You get a total of 31 tracks on this CD! WOW Christmas features 30 top Christian artists singing a variety of songs for the holidays.

All your favorites have been recorded in this musical offering, everything from Ava Maria, Hark the Herald Angels Sing and Silent Night to Little Drummer Boy.

This CD is sure to bring back warm memories of Christmas' past.

Give the Gift of Music This Year

For Susan Boyle Fans

This is Susan's debut album, showcasing that beautiful, crystal clear voice that surprised Britain's Got Talent and YouTube watchers worldwide.

Just look at the songs on this special CD: Wild Horses, Cry Me a River, You'll See, Daydream Believer, Proud, The End of The World, How Great Thou Art, Amazing Grace, Silent Night, Up to the Mountain, Who I Was Born To Be, I Dreamed a Dream.

A Great Gift for LG Migo VX1000 Phone Owners

You can get two practical gifts for the price of one here!

  • Guaranteed to charge Your LG Migo VX1000
  • Packs the power you need to rapidly charge your mobile phone.
  • Small and lightweight for convenient portability and storage

Something for the Curious

45x LED Illuminated Pocket Microscope with Storage Case. Illumination provided by two LEDs. Microscope can be separated from LED Illumination assembly. 1 7/16 inches in length, 1 3/8 inches wide, 9/16 inch in thick. Requires three LR927 batteries.

Books Make Great Gifts

The story of Rebecca centers around a young Amish woman (Rebecca), who helps a brusque Amish widower and his daughter.

Rebecca's Christmas Gift is an inspiring story of love, family and faith in Amish country.

This book, written by Emma Miller, has a 5 star rating on Amazon. The paperback is currently available for only $3.08.

A Nice Stocking or Christmas Gift Idea for Under $5

Brightly colored vehicles will capture your child's imagination. The easy-grasp pegs reveal a fun picture beneath each piece. This puzzle encourages memory, hand-eye, fine motor and creative expression skills. It's sturdy wooden construction stands up to lots of use.

Ty Beanie Babies - Ruby

Did you ever notice that Beanie Babies have never gone out of style? It's true. How can that be? Easy, kids love them!

The one featured in this hub is Ruby. She is an official Ty product from the Beanie Babies Collection. She is handmade with the finest quality standards in the industy.

Ruby has lots of siblings, so get a different one for each child in your life, or give a whole collection. At only $2.95 each, this makes a really affordable gift that any child would love to receive.

Great Christmas Gift Idea for Children

Little ones can start to learn reading by sounding out words with this Usborne phonics board book. Sized at 6.3" x 6.3", it has 10 pages. There are other titles available. At less than $5, you can buy several.

Squacky and the Gift of Christmas

A Fun Board Book for Little Ones

The Pajanimals are excited that Christmas is coming! Squacky really hopes he gets the new Fantastic Splash Super Sub, but then becomes worried that Santa won’t bring it.

By the end of the story, Squacky remembers that Christmas isn't just about the presents. He learns that the holiday is about spending time with the ones you love.

This board book includes removable stickers for added fun.

Kids Love Story Books

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Board Book

Children from 1 - 6 years of age will love this cute book about the hungry little caterpillar who eats his way (literally) through this board book. It's small, 4" x 4" size is perfect for tiny hands to hold and flip the pictures.

The story is charming but it is also educational, teaching counting and the days of the week.

This is one to check out for the kids on your list!

A $5 Amazon Printable Gift Card

A gift card from Amazon is the perfect answer!  The recipient can shop online from the comfort of their own home
A gift card from Amazon is the perfect answer! The recipient can shop online from the comfort of their own home

$5 Amazon Gift Card

Don't know what to get someone on your Christmas gift list?  That makes an Amazon gift card the perfect solution!  You can get any denomination from $5 to $5,000 as a printable pdf gift card.  Click on this link to go to that page:  Amazon Printable Gift Card

Timeless Movie Classics for the Whole Family

Christmas Classics is a 4 DVD boxed set that is perfect for giving and family viewing.

The four digitally remastered movie titles are:

  • Scrooge
  • A Christmas without Snow
  • Miracle on 34th Street
  • Beyond Tomorrow

These are warm classic stories that perfectly portray the feeling of Christmas.

Don't Forget Your Dog Child This Christmas

Baily Needs a Good Home

What dog could resist playing with Baily the blue dog?

Whether used for a game of fetch, or as a comfort toy, your dog will enjoy finding this plush KONG toy under the tree on Christmas morning. The rest of the family gets presents and your pet is a member of the family, so why not give him something that's fun and lovable?


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