As people are eating their Turkey Day left overs and watching the mail circulars, it is time to start getting ready for Christmas. Whether you are looking to add a few more gifts to your lists, are just getting started on holiday shopping, or are dreading the Christmas buying season because there isn’t much room in the budget, here are some great toys for all ages that are under $25. Fill your Christmas shopping list with these great toys and cross it off your to-do list. This post contains affiliate links that help support this blog.
50 Christmas Toys Under $25
Birth -24 months:
- LeapFrog My Pal Violet: Violet is personalized to each child from things like saying their name, their favorite animal and favorite food. It also plays lullabies for bedtime.
- Nuby Octopus Hoopla Bathtime is a fun toy for bathtime and playtime. Includes 1 octopus and 3 rings to toss around the tentacles that helps develop baby’s hand-eye coordination. The fun colors and shapes stimulate baby’s senses. It floats in the water to make bath-time more fun. Fun for the pool too.
- Fisher-Price Kick & Play Piano Gym Featuring four ways to play, Pay & play; Tummy time; Sit & play; Take-along , music rewards baby as she kicks the piano keys.
- Mega Bloks Big Building Bag What kid doesn’t love building blocks, even small toddlers. Perfect letting kids be creative, it also builds hand eye coordination. This set contains 80 blocks for kids to build with, that are the perfect size for small hands.
- Baby Einstein Take Along Tunes Musical Toy What child doesn’t love music. Coming from a leader in child development toys, Baby Einstein knows how much kids love music, and now even little hands can take it with them.
- Fisher-Price Brilliant Basics Baby’s First Blocks This classic toy is a must for all babies. It teaches hand-eye coordination as well and visual recognition.
- The First Years Stacking Up Cups 8 brightly colored cups stack together. The large numbers on bottom of cups to practice counting and number recognition
- Boon Building Bath Pipes Toy Set Make bathtime fun with these pipes that suction to the wall. They can be used individually or create a chain to pour water through.
- Sesame Street Tickle Me Elmo Who doesn’t love Elmo? Press Elmo’s tummy or squeeze his foot to hear his contagious laugh.
- Sassy Developmental Bumpy Ball features multiple textures and materials to engage baby’s developing tactile sensitivity & teach baby about variety.
2-4 Year olds
- Paw Patrol Marshall’s Fire Fightin’ Truck/Rescue Marshall Kids love fire trucks and Kids love Paw Patrol. This is the perfect combination of both.
- LEGO DUPLO Town Truck & Tracked Excavator LEGOs are a perfect gift for kids. This LEGO DUPLO kit is perfect for little hands.
- Cartoon R/C Race Car Radio Control Toy for Toddlers Lightning Fast Cartoon R/C Police Car for Children with honking sounds, music and flashing Headlights, with a removable race car driver action figure that goes forward and reverse.
- ALEX Toys Craft Color and Cuddle Washable Pony A cuddly pony that kids get to color, wash and color again.
- 12 Pack Assorted Construction Vehicles and Raced Car Toy Pull Back Vehicles are great fun and delight kids as they race away. 6 Race cars and 6 construction vehicles will keep kids entertained.
- VTech Drill and Learn Toolbox This toddler-friendly toolbox and get ready for role-play fun with the included electronic fix-it tray, working toy drill, hammer, wrench, nails and screws. The working drill spins the gears and drills screws into the electronic tray’s holes. Turn the gears to build motor skills and hear mechanical clicking sounds. Press light-up buttons for fun songs and to learn about a variety of tools, how they’re used and the sounds they make
- Candy Land The World of Sweets Game Candy Land is a classic for a reason. This version is an Amazon exclusive.
- Etch A Sketch Etch A Sketch is another classic that will be fun for kids to create endless masterpieces. Don’t be surprised when the grown ups want a turn.
- VTech KidiBeats Drum Set This kids learning toy has three drum pads and cymbal each with its own unique sound for sensory development as kids play along to 9 melodies in styles including rock, dance and pop; music toy teaches letters, numbers, and music.
- LeapFrog Scribble and Write Kids ages 2-4 are starting to learn their letters and this is perfect for recognizing letters and learning to draw them.
- Melissa & Doug On the Go Water Wow! Reusable Water-Reveal Activity Pads Three fun activity/coloring board books, each with a refillable water pen, that is engaging and entertaining with an animal, alphabet, and number themes.
- Oonies Starter Pack Turn the pellets into magically air-filled balls of fun that magically stick together. No glue, no water and no mess.
- Melissa & Doug Wooden Building Blocks Set 100 solid wood blocks, in 4 colors and 9 shapes, perfect for hours (and towers!) of fun
- Guess Who? Guess Who is a classic game that is easy for small children to play and is entertaining even for adults.
- Crayola Inspiration Art Case Crayola all-in-one portable art studio supply case has 140 kids arts and crafts supplies including 64 Crayola Crayons, 20 Crayola Short Colored Pencils, 40 Crayola Washable Markers, and 15 large sheets of paper.
- Yeti in My Spaghetti This silly, easy-to-play game is all about removing noodles one-by-one without letting the Yeti fall.
- Hasbro Pie Face Game This game was hard to find last year and has been a hit ever since. Kids will love playing Pie Face with friends or by themselves.
- Infrared Induction Helicopter Ball with Rainbow Shinning LED Lights and Remote Control for Kids Perfect STEM toy that kids will love. There are Induction Launcher and Induction Receiver at the bottom of the ball. When the kid turns on the switch, it will automatically begin to fly in 2 or 3 seconds. The flying ball can sense the object downward or nearby and it will move away intelligently.
- My Fairy Garden – Tree Hollow Everything kids need to grow your own magical garden playset! It includes everything you need to plant, grow and play with charming details, such as opening doors and a chandelier.
- Hatchimals Clip-On 3 Pack These come with 3 random clip-on Hatchimal plush figures. These do not come with the egg or make a sound. Perfect for clipping to backpacks or a coat
8-13 year olds
- Spirograph Deluxe Design Set Spirographs are great for making designs and being creative. This kit comes with 45-piece deluxe set includes 19 wheels, 2 rings, 1 rack, spiro-putty, 3 pens, 14-page guide book, design paper and carry-along storage case
- Create Your Own Window Art Create over 20 different window art projects with 12 easy-to-decorate suncatchers in fun shapes
- Chrono Bomb Original Using string, make a laser-like field on this super secret spy mission. Set up your clamps and string, and crawl through to get to the bomb! But don’t bump the string or the sensor will detect the movement and make time count down faster! Pick up gear cards along the way and get to the bomb before time runs out, and save the day.
- Klutz LEGO Chain Reactions Craft Kit Design and build 10 amazing moving machines.
- Crystal Growing Experiment
This science kit contains all the materials needed to perform seven different crystal growth experiments and a special display case is included to admire the crystals once they are fully grown.
- LEGO Creator Mighty Dinosaurs Ferocious dinosaur toy features a 3-in-1 Create a T-Rex, Triceratops or a Pterodactyl. Then take it apart and build a different one.
- Creativity for Kids Grow ‘n Glow Terrarium Kids get to grow their own habitat with this kit. It comes with everything kids need to craft, plant, water and grow their own terrarium table top garden.
- Simon Optix Game Simon just got cooler. This Simon game as a wearable headset. Play solo or challenge friends with additional headset (sold separately).
- Rock ’em Sock ’em Robots Game Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots deliver hard-hitting fun for over 40 years! The classic boxing match pits Red Rocker versus Blue Bomber in the ring with one goal. Be the first to knock your opponent’s block off
- Crazy Aaron’s Thinking Putty, Super Magnetic Strange Attractor Knead it, bounce it, bend it, tear it, stretch it, snap it, pop it. And it’s magnetic.
Ages 14 and Up
- Giant Uno Giant Game Uno only bigger. Cards are 10.1 by 7.4 inches.
- SmartLab Toys All-Natural Lip Balm Boutique Create your own line of custom lip balms using all-natural ingredients!
Funko Pop Movies: IT-Pennywise with Boat Collectible Figure Funko Pop Figures are highly collectible, and what would better than Pennywise from the new IT movie.
- B-THERE Adult Coloring Books, Over 125 Different Designs Combined, Mandala Coloring Books for Adults with Detailed Flower Designs These designs will give you endless hours of coloring
- Crayola Signature Crayoligraphy Calligraphy Art Set Create cards, gift tags, table place cards, and other crafts
- The Awkward Storyteller The Awkward Storyteller is a straightforward party game for 4 to 11 players aged 16 and up. The format is certain to get participants smiling, interacting and thinking up original twists and plot lines for their story, which they make up as they go along, for the entertainment of the other players and anyone else who is listening.
- Syma S107G 3 Channel RC Helicopter with Gyro This Helicopter is easy to fly and is great for beginners.
- Pac-Man Mini Arcade Game Mini arcade game with authentic arcade sounds and style joy stick plays like the real Pac-Man.
- Risk Game Take over the world in this game of strategy conquest
- Funko POP! Marvel: Dancing Groot Bobble Action Figure Because Groot is just that cute.
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Joni Mason says
Thank you for giving me some great bargain gift ideas for my 7 year old grandson! I think he would especially like the Infrared Induction Helicopter Ball with Rainbow Shinning LED Lights and Remote Control for Kids!
Tiffany Hook says
Thank you for all these affordable gift options
tiffany cheung says
Oonies Starter Pack and create your own window art would be right up my daughters’ alley! Thanks for these ideas!
Chelsea Hasrouni says
Great ideas- I scored my son a Mickey Mouse drum set for 75% off in the spring- he will be a happy boy this Christmas
Deborah Caudill says
Thanks for sharing your amazing lists of affordable gifts for children of all ages. I was stumped on what to get several children this year. My son is 28 now, so I wasn’t really sure what the younger children wanted this year. You have solved that problem for me.
Beverly Sturgeon says
My grand kids would love any if these!
Mandy Bruenger says
I’m actually thinking about buying the Infrared Induction Helicopter Ball
shelly peterson says
These are some great gift ideas. My grandsons birthday is this month. He would love the VTech Drill and Learn Toolbox .