These cheap family gifts are perfect for Christmas, Easter, as a thank-you gift or just because. Lots of fun, small gift ideas for the whole family that are all $45 or less!
Looking for an inexpensive gift that everyone in the family will love? I’ve got you covered!
Sometimes it just feels easier to give one or two gifts to the whole family, instead of trying to find something that each person will enjoy.
And when money is tight, giving just one family gift can also be a great way to still be able to enjoy gift-giving without blowing your budget.
Whatever the case, this big list of unique ideas will hopefully help out!
These gifts are all focused on helping families connect, have fun and make meaningful memories together.
Budget Friendly Family Gift Ideas
Doesn’t pretty much everyone love to swing in a hammock? So relaxing! The only problem with this gift is that it might be one that gets fought over!
2. Bird Feeder
This feeder sticks directly to a window, allowing for up-close observation! If you want, you could pair it with a bag of birdseed.
3. Campfire Popcorn Popper
Know a family that loves to camp or have backyard campfires? This is the perfect gift for them! The extendable handle makes it convenient to hold it easily over a fire.
4. Magical Flames Color Packets
Perfect for fire pits, outdoor fireplaces and campfires. Everyone will love the spectacularly colored flames!
This board game is one the whole family can enjoy! It requires a bit of strategy but is simple enough to not be overwhelming.
6. Bocce Ball
This classic yard game comes with a convenient carrying case and is easy for nearly anyone to play.
7. Corn Hole Game
A game enjoyed by kids and adults alike! And this version is collapsible and comes with a convenient carrying case, making it easy to take this game along with you to enjoy anywhere!
8. Dart Board
This reversible dart board uses magnetic darts, allowing for safer games. Great for all ages!
The perfect gift for an outdoor, active family! Includes a handy carrying bag.
10. Kan Jam
This outdoor game is easy to play nearly anywhere! It’s a bit like corn hole but with frisbees.
Another outdoor, backyard game option that is a lot of fun to play!
12. Tumble Tower
This oversized Jenga knockoff is perfect for outdoor or large group playing!
13. Croquet Set
This classic outdoor game is always a favorite!
14. Jigsaw Puzzle
A puzzle that the whole family will love! All the details and colors keep it interesting and also make it easier to find pieces to match.
15. Personalized Family Print
This is such a fun, personal family gift idea! And You can customize it in lots of different ways.
If you prefer a more modern look, this custom line drawing is another great option.
16. Do You Really Know Your Family
This conversation-starter style game is a great way to help any family connect and learn to know each other better while having fun too! Not only does it include great questions but also interesting challenges to keep things exciting.
17. Table Topics
A family with older children will appreciate this conversation starter gift. With over 135 thought-provoking questions, it’s sure to inspire lots of great discussions!
18. Karaoke Microphone
Have a family that loves music? They’ll be thrilled with the chance to use this microphone for a night of family karaoke! It has Bluetooth technology allowing it to be connected to a wireless speaker if preferred.
19. Popcorn Popper
This easy-to-clean popper can make a whopping 6-quarts of popcorn! It’s simple to use and perfect for movie nights.
20. Cheesemaking Kit
Not only will this family gift help make memories, but it’s also a great educational experience too! Plus, you get to enjoy some delicious cheese in the end!
A friend gave us a kit a couple of years ago and the children were so excited about it!
21. Cotton Candy Maker
The perfect gift for any cotton candy loving family! This handy little machine is easy to use and even comes with two reusable cones.
22. Indoor S’more Maker
Enjoy S’mores year-round without the mess of an actual fire! And since it’s easily portable you can even take it on vacation with you. Such a fun family gift idea!
23. Ice Cream Maker
Who doesn’t love homemade ice cream? And when you make your own you can have the fun of experimenting with creating all sorts of different flavors.
24. Movie Night Popcorn Kit
This kit will jazz up family movie night and add a bit of extra excitement and fun.
25. Record Player
Vinyl is all super popular again! And this record player is sure to provide lots of hours of family connection while listening to music.
I love that the suitcase style makes it easily portable. And the fact that the player can easily convert vinyl to MP3 format is pretty awesome too!
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Great site ! I’ve bought several low-cost gifts. Thanks
I am so happy to hear this, Emma! Delighted that my ideas could help.