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Christmas Gifts Under $20 for Kids

  • Inexpensive Christmas Gifts Play-Doh Kitchen Creations Spinning Treats Mixer
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    Play-Doh Kitchen Creations Spinning Treats Mixer

    Inexpensive Christmas gifts for kids can still provide hours of fun! This Play-Doh Kitchen Creations toy comes with a mixer, removable bowl, two treat-shaped stamps, a decorating tool, four cans of Play-Doh and more. Recommended for ages 3 and up. ($12; target.com)

  • Inexpensive Christmas Gifts Nickelodeon Super Slimey Set
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    Nickelodeon Super Slimy Set
    If you need Christmas ideas for kids who are a little older, this slime kit should be your go-to. It comes with everything kids need to make a variety of slime mixtures, including white and clear slime glue, scented colorants, glow colorant, glitter, foam beads and so much more. Recommended for ages 6 and older. ($20; amazon.com)

  • Inexpensive Christmas Gifts Superhero Costume
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    Superhero Costume
    This superhero costume is one of our favorite gift ideas for kids because it’s super affordable and will provide hours of creative play. This set comes with a satin Spider-Man cape, felt mask and Spider-Man stickers. Suggested for kids ages 2 to 10. ($8; amazon.com)

  • Inexpensive Christmas Gifts Furry Notebook
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    NPW 80-Page Famalam Furry Notebook
    Future fashion blogger on your hands? Give the little writer-meets-trendsetter you love this adorable furry notebook this holiday season! An elastic band with a cute purple llama named Lola will help keep ideas in one place or mark important pages. Recommended for ages 4 and older. ($9; nordstrom.com)

  • Inexpensive Christmas Gifts Comfort Headphones
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    Pop Tone Modern Kid Comfort Headphones
    Your kids will love these foldable headphones as much as you will! They’re great for on-the-go, and their compact folding mechanism makes them easy to store in cars, backpacks and suitcases. The bright color is an added bonus because it means they’ll never get lost. Recommended for ages 5 and up. ($13; nordstrom.com)

  • Inexpensive Christmas Gifts Creativity for Kids Grow ‘n Glow Terrarium
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    Creativity for Kids Grow ‘n Glow Terrarium
    Nurture your budding scientist with this terrarium set. Your kid will love this gift that teaches them about the life cycle of plants. The kit comes with a jar-style terrarium with star-shaped holes on top, potting mix, garden figurines, chia and wheatgrass seeds and glow-in the-dark stars. Ages 6 and up. ($15; amazon.com)

  • Inexpensive Christmas Gifts Wood Checkers & Tic Tac Toe
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    Cardinal Wood Checkers & Tic Tac Toe 
    Get your kiddos hooked on a classic game with this solid wood checkers board that can reverse into a tic-tac-toe board for tons of battery-free enjoyment. You may even get your kids engaged in some friendly competition rather than the typical holiday bickering. ($15; amazon.com)

  • Inexpensive Christmas Gifts Crayola Model Magic Variety Pack
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    Crayola Model Magic Variety Pack
    This is one of those Christmas ideas for kids that will just keep on giving! The 14-color pack of Model Magic will keep them quiet and engaged for hours, and the dough can either be hardened into fun keepsakes or put away to be used again later. ($16; amazon.com)

  • Inexpensive Christmas Gifts Navy Tube Train Set
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    Navy Tube Train Set
    Pottery Barn’s quality toy train is the perfect inexpensive Christmas gift to give your little one this year. The train body is made of wood with metal wheels, and the pieces connect easily with magnets, so it will hold up for years of play. Recommended for ages 3 and up. ($12; potterybarnkids.com)

  • Inexpensive Christmas Gifts Magformers Magnetic Construction Set
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    Magformers Magnetic Construction Set
    This eight-piece magnetic construction set is a great Christmas present for kids who love to build and create. The triangular pieces connect instantly for easy building and hours of fun. Recommended for ages 3 and up. ($12; barnesandnoble.com)

  • Inexpensive Christmas Gifts Cra Z Art Sound Moovz
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    Cra-Z-Art Sound Moovz
    This motion-activated wristband makes sound effects and plays music as your kid moves around. The electronic device uses Bluetooth pairing, allowing parents and children to select from 400 sounds on an app to help your child make unique sound combinations with every movement! Recommended for ages 8 and older. ($11 for two; walmart.com)

  • Inexpensive Christmas Gifts Ariel Clasic Costume
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    Ariel Clasic Costume
    Let your little one immerse themselves in the world of their favorite Disney princess with this stunning satin and organza Ariel costume. They’ll love transforming into a classic character, no spells from Ursula required! The costume comes in size 3T-6. ($15; walmart.com)

  • Inexpensive Christmas Gifts Mr. Food Face Plate
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    Mr. Food Face Plate
    Go head and let your kiddos play with their food on this silly Mr. Food face plate! The design is inspired by the classic and much-loved Woolly Willy toys from your own childhood, except it’s on this food-safe ceramic plate and the hairstyles double as dinner. Suggested for ages 3 and up. ($12; uncommongoods.com)

  • Inexpensive Christmas Gifts Crazy Dots Markers
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    Crazy Dots Markers 
    These crazy dot markers can provide tons of crafty entertainment for kids of all ages. The marker tips make large, colorful dots, which are great for younger kids who struggle to manage smaller, thinner marker tips — and they’re still a fun Christmas gift for older kids who just like to get creative. This pack of eight can even be divided among stockings! Recommended for kids 3 and older. ($30; amazon.com)

  • Inexpensive Christmas Gifts Incredibles Family Figures
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    Incredibles Family 5-Pack Figures
    If you have a little Incredibles fan on your hands, this five-pack figurine set is a great holiday gift. The set includes Elastigirl, Mr. Incredible, Violet, Dash and Jack-Jack. Kids will love saving the day with these toys. Suggested for ages 3 and older. ($15; amazon.com)

  • Inexpensive Christmas Gifts Soft ‘n Slo Blind Bag Squishies
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    Soft ‘n Slo Blind Bag Squishies
    Kids love these soft squishies that come in yummy-looking food and cute critter shapes. Much like an adult stress ball, these squishies can be squeezed tight before slowly expanding back to their original shape. Blind bags come with mystery contents, so each squishy inside is a fun surprise. Recommended for ages 8 and older. ($7; target.com)

  • Inexpensive Christmas Gifts Cinematic Letterbox
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    Cinematic Letterbox
    Let your child say exactly what’s on their mind with this trendy light-up letterbox. The letters can be arranged to say whatever they want, and the box lights up with battery or outlet-powered LED backlit display. The letterbox comes with 90 symbols and letters. ($10; amazon.com)

  • Inexpensive Christmas Gifts Smencils Scented Pencils
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    Scentco Smencils Scented Pencils
    Kids love smelly markers; moms, not so much. Made from recycled newspapers instead of wood, Smencils come in a variety of kid-friendly scents — and they won't stain the couch. ($14; amazon.com)

  • Inexpensive Christmas Gifts Flipbook Kit
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    Flipbook Kit
    Teach your kiddos all about old-school animation with these cool, creative flip-book kits. The kit comes with two pre-drawn flip-books, one blank flip-book, and markers and clips to create their moving masterpiece. ($12; uncommongoods.com)

  • Inexpensive Christmas Gifts Planet Emperor Folding Toy
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    Professor Puzzle Planet Emperor Folding Toy
    Kids can fold and unfold this cube puzzle into a fun alien toy. These puzzles come in more shapes — including an astronaut and a planet emperor — and at this low price and compact size, you can toss one in each kid’s stocking! Recommended for ages 7 and up. ($10; nordstrom.com)

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