202.5

8 cheap white elephant gift ideas

Unsure of what to get a friend, family member or colleague for an upcoming white elephant gift exchange? If you’ve never attended a white elephant party, the popular holiday tradition generally refers to gift exchanges where presents are cheap, impractical and gifted anonymously, making them an ideal choice for budget-friendly office parties and family get-togethers.

So, if you’re stumped on what to select for an upcoming gift exchange and you’re looking for some inspiration, fret not: We’ve made gift-giving a little easier for you this holiday season with a list of white elephant gift ideas that are cheap, but also fun.


Read on for a list of memorable gift ideas available for $20 or less.

[Read: Best Holiday Sales to Shop Besides Black Friday and Cyber Monday.]

[See: Prepare Your Finances for the Holidays.]

[See: 12 Ways to Be a More Mindful Spender.]

More from U.S. News

12 Shopping Tricks to Keep You Under Budget

14 Money Moves You Will Be Thankful For

9 Holiday Shopping Habits That Will Make You Go Broke

8 Cheap White Elephant Gift Exchange Ideas originally appeared on usnews.com