30 Under $30: Holiday Gift Guide for Kids

Looking for the perfect gift on a budget? Find some affordable options for your Christmas shopping list with this 30 Under $30: Holiday Gift Guide series.

I know I’m not alone. Every year I browse through holiday gift guides and find myself saying, “These items are great but some of them are a little pricey.” I want affordable gift ideas! Let’s keep your holiday shopping on a budget this year with my 30 Under $30 series. Today I’m rounding up 30 of the best gifts for kids, each of them with a relatively cheap price tag.

P.S. One of the best ways to overcome the “I don’t know what to buy” syndrome is to keep track of gift ideas throughout the year. I record every little gift idea my husband mentions in my Notes app on the iPhone. If you didn’t do this, don’t panic. There’s always next year! Here are a few ideas to help you out in the meantime.

  1. Orbrium Toys 12 Pcs Wooden Engines & Train Cars Collection, $27.99
  2. Little Tikes EasyScore Basketball Set, $23.97
  3. Melissa & Doug Lace and Trace Pets, $9.99
  4. Spirograph Deluxe Design Set, $22.99
  5. Melissa & Doug Deluxe Pounding Bench Activity Center, $15.99
  6. Mega Bloks First Builders Big Building Bag, $17.97
  7. Pie Face Game, $21.98
  8. Scientific Explorer My First Mind Blowing Science Kit, $15.15
  9. Snap Circuits Jr. SC-100 Electronics Discovery Kit, $19.25
  10. Shopkins Season 3 (12-Pack), $12.10
  11. Basic Fun Simon Game, $19.95
  12. LEGO Classic Medium Creative Brick Box, $28.99
  13. View-Master Virtual Reality Starter Pack, $29.99
  14. Melissa & Doug Deluxe Magic Set, $26.00
  15. Spy Gear Spy Night Goggles, $19.25
  16. Melissa & Doug 8-Piece Stainless Stell Pots and Pans Set, $26.99
  17. Pretend Play Electronic Cash Register Toy Realistic Actions & Sounds Pink, $29.99
  18. Melissa & Doug Abby & Emma Deluxe Magnetic Dress-Up Set, $18.69
  19. Disney Advanced Talking Buzz Lightyear Action Figure 12" (Official Disney Product), $25.58
  20. Jumbo Dinosaurs, $17.49
  21. Marbulous-Translucent Marble Run, $27.50
  22. Nerf Walkie Talkies, $12.49
  23. POCO DIVO Crown Princess Castle Girls Outdoor Tent Pink Indoor Play House, $24.98
  24. Disney Frozen Olaf Slumber-Bag, 30 X 54, $18.99
  25. Crayola Color Wonder Travel Tote, $9.20
  26. Maisto R/C Rock Crawler Radio Control Vehicle, $27.28
  27. Melissa & Doug Farm Friends Hand Puppets, $15.66
  28. Lincoln Logs Lake Union Lodge Toy, $25.49
  29. Gund for Nickelodeon Peter Rabbit Teach Me Plush, $21.17
  30. Hape Walk-A-Long Caterpillar, $23.19

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