* Get something your co-worker will enjoy and use this holiday
* Gifts that are light-hearted, interesting, and under $25
* Gifts for all co-workers from the dog-lover to the chronically stressed-out
Office secret Santas are tricky whether you get your BFF, your boss, or your workplace nemesis. The perfect secret santa gift should be light-hearted, useful, fall at a reasonable price point, and ideally should be reflective of the recipient’s likes or hobbies. In other words, picking out the right gift is no small task. To help you with your search, we rounded up gifts under $25 for every type of co-worker.
1. Mr. Coffee Mug Warmer
The constant coffee drinker in your office needs something to keep their cup-of-joe warm during the cold months. Get them this easy $8 mug warmer from Mr. Coffee.
2. Fitglam Silk Sleep Mask
For the co-worker that’s always traveling or taking “power naps” in the office, treat them to this sleep mask from Fitglam. It’s made of smooth mulberry silk, and comes in 17 color combos.
3. Ticent Dog Paws & Bones Cake Pan
Some co-workers can’t stop talking about their pooch – and might even bring them to work. This dog treat cake pan allows them to cook their hounds favorite dish at home.
4. Gifts & Decor Tabletop Zen Garden
This calming mini zen garden makes the ideal gift for the stressed-out boss or co-worker. It comes with everything they need to start working on a little haven, including a mini rake, rocks, sand, and a candle holder.
5. Diroca Outdoor Paracord Survival Bracelet
For the co-worker that goes on hardcore adventures over the weekends (or at least says they do), get them one of these paracord survival bracelets. It’s made of heavy duty paracord, and packs a compass, fishing gear, knife blade, whistle and more.
6. KidsFunwares TriceraTACO Taco Holder
If your giftee has kids – or just eats like one in the office – they’ll appreciate this TriceraTaco taco holder. It solves the age-old taco-falling-over issue, and gets some laughs in the process.
7. Thor: Ragnarok Hulk 13-Inch Plush
The Hulk is decidedly less angry when he’s a 13-inch Beanie Baby plush toy. Give this to someone who’s a Marvel fan or use it to remind a friend that they need to relax every now and then instead of always being so angry. After all, green is not a good color on anyone.
8. Fashion Alice Superman & Wonder Woman Aprons
The chef of the office deserves an apron worthy of their skills (and their partner’s). Even if you’re gifting to someone who doesn’t cook much, these Superman & Wonder Woman aprons make a good gift.
9. National Etching Wine Glass
This wine glass features unique measurements just for the office wino. The writing is also etched instead of printed, so it feels a little more luxurious – even though the etching is anything but.
10. Final Touch Watermelon Keg
If your co-worker can’t wait till next summer, fuel their excitement with this watermelon keg tapping kit. Hollow out the fruit, attach the faucet, and fill with your favorite beverage for the best drink dispenser at the barbecue or picnic.
11. Kingsford Original Charcoal
For the office clown, hated boss, or troublemaker, do like Santa and get them this bag of coal. It’s a little ruthless but who knows — they might actually use it for barbecuing.
12. DecoBros Desk Organizer
Every office has that one worker that just can’t keep their desk clean and organized. If you’re their Secret Santa, help them out with this desk organizer from DecoBros.