If you aren't finished shopping, don't worry. This list will help you out.
If you aren't finished with your holiday shopping this year, you're cutting it close. Between inventory levels and shipping delays, you don't want to wait as long to shop this year as you may have in years past. We get it -- finding gifts for some people on your list is hard, and you don't always know what to get. Have no fear: The CNET team is here with a bunch of great gifts that are under $10.
We've tried to vary the list with something for everyone, including the kids in your life, your techie friends and the people who seem impossible to shop for. Here are our picks for some of the best gifts under $10 right now. We also have a few gifts under $5 that are worth checking out as well.
Uno is a classic card game that can provide hours of fun for people of all ages, but Uno Flip! takes that up a notch. Instead of just a single batch of cards, these are now double sided with the second side offering a whole new set of rules and card types. If you've ever had fun playing Uno, you need to try this set now.
When was the last time you actually replaced your tweezers or nail clippers? Odds are it's been far too long, and that makes this kit with a travel case a perfect gift. It comes with clippers for your hand and feet, and even a few facial care items. They are all matte black, and the case is black on the outside with a nice red interior.
These mini waffle makers were all the rage last year, but they haven't become any less useful now. The big difference is just that you can actually find them in stock. They make it easy to prepare waffles and tons of other things, are super easy to clean and don't take up much space. It's a win all around, really. Note that the red and teal colors here are $10 at the link below, other colors are more.
Note this may be out of stock in some localities.
This set from Burt's Bees comes with a travel-size cleansing cream, hand salve, body lotion, foot cream and a lip balm. The products are all natural and work to nourish your skin and keep it well moisturized regardless of whether it's hot or cold outside.
They are $1, need we say more? These are great gifts and they are also guilt-free purchases for yourself. They are powered by three AAA batteries, so be sure to have plenty of those on hand as well.
Ever wish you could massage your head a little deeper in the shower without buying some big expensive device? This handheld option is a perfect way to do just that and it's so easy to use. I've been using this for over a year and love how it feels and works, and can pretty much guarantee that anyone else who tries it will feel the same way.
Smart plugs can be used for automating lights, turning on and off space heaters and so much more. These Kasa smart plugs are small enough to stack two in each receptacle and are smart enough to be used with Alexa and Google Assistant. Grab some now!
This LED light makes the Death Star glow in seven different colors, including a few shades of blue, green, red and white. It's only 8 inches tall and the base is just over 2 inches, making it easy to put just about anywhere (with power) that you want.
It's always better to be prepared than it is to be caught off-guard, and this multitool allows you to do just that. This carabiner clip has a built in bottle opener, box cutter, screwdriver, wrench and even a ruler. That's a whole lot of function out of something that's about 3 inches long and priced at under $5. If you're struggling to find a great gift for someone who has it all or want an affordable gift to buy for a few people, this may be the perfect option.
These adorable tealight candles are a perfect gift for the plant-lover in your life. This pack features 6 different candles each modeled after a different cactus or succulent. You can also grab the
This stainless steel cocktail kit is great for anyone looking to branch out from the same old boring beers and vodka sodas. The spoon features a twisted stem so you can stir drinks like a pro, and the muddler has a nylon head so don't have to worry about breaking or scratching your glasses.
Great for both hot and cold beverages, this stainless steel tumbler features a double-wall design to keep drinks at the optimal temperature for hours. And its design is slim enough to fit in most standard cupholders. It comes in over 20 cool colors and patterns, but some are already sold out, so grab yours while you can.
You'd be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn't love a good pair of fuzzy slippers. These slip-ons from Laura Ashley come in tons of different colors and feature a memory foam midsole for serious comfort and extra support.
This Lego mini-kit would make a great stocking stuffer for the Star Wars fan in your life. The 101-piece kit features a buildable Millennium Falcon and a Han Solo minifigure.
Magic 8 Balls may be a silly gift, but there's no kid out there who won't have fun with it. These haven't changed much over the years, and the idea remains the same. Ask a question, shake the ball up and get the answer. It's countless hours of fun, and it could save you some sanity as they start asking the ball these questions instead of you.
Note this may be out of stock in some localities.