These inexpensive gifts are going to make your co-workers smile this holiday season. 

It’s the holiday season and you need to get some gifts for your co-workers. Although many of us don’t see each other in the office every day, we still meet via Zoom. It would be nice to show that we care, get an inexpensive Christmas gift that’s thoughtful and unique for your coworkers. We have compiled 19 gifts for every type of co-worker and colleague. Whether it’s for Secret Santa, White Elephant, or just a small Christmas gift to thank your co-workers for helping you out throughout the year, these gifts are perfect. Co-worker gifting should be fun and doesn’t involve a lot of money, read on to find out our list of this year’s best gifts for coworkers under $30.


Inexpensive Christmas Gifts for Coworkers and Colleagues

1. Best Colleagues Wine Glass

A meaningful holiday gift for coworkers — If you are so lucky to have a caring co-worker who is more than just a colleague. This Christmas, surprise your work BFF with this beautiful wine glass. It is made of good quality glass, etched with a lovely message to make your co-worker smile.

2. Rainbow Pillow

Brighten up their home office with this cute rainbow pillow. It is soft and squishy. A vibrant addition to any space.

3. Santa’s Cookies Holiday Candle

Scented candle is a simple and good gift to wish your co-worker a happy holiday. We love this Christmas candle that has a unique blend of cookies, spice and everything nice. It will make your home feel warm and full of holiday spirit.

4. Prickly Before Coffee Cactus Mug

For the co-worker who has a really bad mood without her daily dose of caffeine. The gold statement on this mug totally describes her trait. This pretty cactus makes an excellent gift for your co-worker who is serious about her morning coffee.

(If you have a colleague who loves cactus, be sure to check out this article on best gifts for cactus lovers.)

5. Productive AF Funny To Do List Notepad

Office supplies are a good and affordable option you can get for your co-workers this Christmas. This tear-off notepad is a productive gift that you know they will actually use. Jot down things to do for the day, work assignments, grocery lists, and more. This notepad will help them tackle their everyday tasks efficiently and be productive AF.

6. Funny Beer Can Socks

Socks can be a really good gift when you are running low on budget. This holiday season, up your sock-gifting game with this unique beer-design sock. It will definitely make the beer lovers happy.

7. Daisy Tote Bag

This washable fabric tote is useful when she is going to do her groceries. It is foldable and durable. Skip the plastic bag and use this tote bag instead.

8. Beautiful Desk Size Hardcover Journal

For the co-worker who is a pet owner. Both the cat owners and dog lovers will appreciate these desk-size notebooks. It has a faux leather cover printed with their furry friends. Inside is 256 pages of heavy stock ivory paper perfect for writing and planning your work schedules.

Beautiful Desk Size Hardcover Journal
Eccolo Beth Briggs Cats Hardcover Journal
Desk Size Hardcover Journal
Eccolo Beth Briggs Dogs Hardcover Journal

9. Coffee Warmer for Desk

Here’s a thoughtful gift for your co-worker who can’t survive a day without hot coffee. This compact heater will keep your coffee warm all day. Features 3 temperature settings, spill-proof design, quiet mood. Place this on your work desk and you will never have to run to the microwave oven again.

10. AirPods Case

Small tech accessories like an Airpods case is one of the best holiday gifts for coworkers. This case is cheap and cute. It is also functional. It protects your Airpods from drops and dirt.

11. Swing Arm Desk Lamp in Matte Mint

Many of us still work from home and we do not have the perfect office setting. Get this desk lamp for your colleague who always complains of the bad lighting. The adjustable neck allows him to point the light to where he needs. He will thank you for improving his workspace.

12. Dash Mini Waffle Maker

Your co-worker will never go hangry again. Treat her with a delicious breakfast. This mini waffle maker makes a single serving portion quick and easy. Just plug it in to heat up, pour batter, and wait for a few minutes. And, there you go, enjoy your waffle hot and fresh!

13. Par Avion Tea Twilight Blend Glitter Tea

A caffeine-free tea to calm yourself down after a long day of work. It steeps into delicious chamomile tea with edible glittery silver sugar flakes. This tea has a rich aroma and just enough sweetness to hit the spot.

(Related reading: 17 best gifts for tea lovers)

Good Gifts for Coworkers Under $30

14. Mouse Pad & Wrist Rest Pad

These rose gold desk accessories will improve your work partner’s home office. They are ergonomically designed with memory foam inside. They offer ideal support for your wrists to relieve hand pain from computer work.

15. TONYMOLY I’m Rose Revitalizing Sleeping Mask

Stranded at home with a lot of works can be stressful. Give a stress relief gift to your co-workers. Pamper her with a rose gel mask that feels luxurious but is actually affordable. Apply a generous amount to the face before sleep and wake up to brighter, fresher skin.

16. Live in the Meowment Face Mask

Cloth face mask definitely makes it to the list of most popular gifts for Christmas this year. Get some stylish masks to protect your employees from the virus.

17. Galaxy Glitter PopSockets

You can never go wrong with PopSockets grips when it comes to holiday office gift giving. They are small and cheap. Stick it to the back of your phone and expand it when you need extra grip. You can also use it as a stand when you are viewing videos. PopSockets is available in many designs. Your staff are going to love how handy this phone accessory is.

18. Marble Business Portfolio with Clipboard

A chic marble office supplies to upgrade the look of her desk. This stylish portfolio planner is embossed with gold lettering that reads “Every day is a fresh start”.

19. LapGear Lap Desk

And for the co-worker who loves to work from the bed. This lap desk will bring your home working experience to the next level. The work surface has a ledge to secure your laptop in place while you work comfortably and there is also a built-in mouse pad and phone slot.

And that’s our favorite holiday gifts for coworkers. Thanks for reading.

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