Best Gifts Under $30 – 2021 Holiday Gift Guide


Looking for gift ideas for stocking stuffers? On a tight budget with a long holiday shopping list? On the road this holiday season and need gifts for much-needed distraction? In need reward items for milestone achievements (e.g. sleep training, potty training)? Check out these fantastic gifts that are all under $30 without coming across cheap!

1. MAD MATTR Activity Sets

Mad Mattr is a super-soft building compound that easily molds and shapes into endless creations. Parents appreciate that, unlike Play-Doh, its unique, non-toxic formula won’t stain surfaces or turn dry if left sitting out, making Mad Mattr the ideal calming playtime activity. For $30, you can gift up to 2 sets of these creative sets!

2. The Liddle Bluetooth Speakers

The Liddle Speaker by D3 Products is the world’s first magnetic Bluetooth portable speaker that can be attached to ANY surface and is compatible with all devices. One speaker can be used as a stand on your phone to watch movies, gaming, music, and more. Get a pair of these or more to provide up to 360 degrees of amazing surround sound! 

3. Posted Youth Hats

Posted is a youth hat company for boys and girls aged 6 months to 5 years. Based in California and founded by two sisters who are both moms, their mission is to create stylish hats that inspire families to experience the outdoors. For each hat sold, Posted will donate $1 to the California State Parks Foundation.

4. Foothill Toy Co. Playset

If you’re looking for something to help spark kids’ imagination, Foothill Toy Co.’s playsets make the perfect stocking stuffer! A mom-run business based in Boise, Idaho, known for crafting high-quality, low-tech toys that inspire creative thinking & self-expression through open-ended play.

5. Wanderwild Lunch Box

With colorful prints and combinations as well as an option to personalize just for that special child, the Wanderwild lunch box makes a great budget gift this holiday season. Created by two moms with a passion to encourage families to get out, explore and make memories together, these sturdy lunch boxes are made with recycled materials and have a mesh side pocket that fits most water bottles. A portion of each sale goes to selected organizations that exist to address childhood hunger, education needs, and spreading kindness.

6. MyWish4U Holiday Notes From Me!®

Add family connection, joy, and positive affirmations with these hilarious notes for lunchboxes! MyWish4U Notes are perfect as conversation starters for the holiday table; as entertainment for “bored” kids;” and as a way to connect! Inexpensive and so easy to use. Enjoy during car rides, at social gatherings, picnics, sleepovers, and school. Oodles of non-stop fun!

7. Gift Wrap My Face

Make the wrapping paper the gift with the ‘WOW’ factor with Gift Wrap My Face, the “selfie” wrapping paper loved and used by Oprah, Khloe Kardashian, and Whoopi Goldberg. Featuring face photos of people and pets, Gift Wrap My Face, adds them to the body of elves, snowmen, superheroes, astronauts, iconic statues, llamas, or dancing with dreidels or menorahs. Gift Wrap My Face offers two types of smart wrapping papers each with multiple unique designs: one using augmented reality to enliven a face making a snow angel, a dancing elf and a Video Paper that drops a whole family of faces into a personalized uploaded scene.

8. Custom Photo Ornaments

Make custom Christmas ornaments your new family tradition! Use them yourselves and send a bunch to your family and friends instead of a card. You can even add a special message on the back!

9. Soo’AE Food Story Facial Masks

Soo ( in Korean character) means ‘the greatest” and AE ( in Korean character) means ‘love’. Gift the gift of SooAE facial masks to anyone who is discovering their own beauty rituals beyond simple treatments. These affordable beauty masks are made up of sustainable, clean K-BEAUTY ingredients that are vegan, natural, and cruelty-free.

10. TickleMe Plant Christmas Kit

Great for kids with a strong green thumb, the TickleMe plant kit contains an interactive, low-maintenance, and mess-free DIY gardening activity great for the whole family. You simply touch its leaves and the plant will naturally lower its branches and re-open them only after a few minutes. It even moves when you blow it a kiss!

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