25 White Elephant Gifts Under $25 That Are Perfect For Your Office Holiday Party

Looking for the perfect silly gift for your office’s annual “white elephant” party? We’ve got you covered!

A “white elephant” gift is the concept of giving someone an off-beat and often useless present that will make everyone laugh when they see it. The object isn’t really to give someone an item they’ll cherish; rather it’s to give someone a gift that will make them ask, “What in the world am I going to do with this?”

White elephant parties are always good for a few laughs! Check out some ideas for your next office party below.

1. Magical Unicorn Mug


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It’s adorable as is, but when you add a hot or cold beverage to this unicorn mug, there’s a subtle color change that’s positively magical.

2. Pack of 4 Pizza Socks


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Okay this box that looks like it’s filled with delicious pizza, but it’s actually filled with warm & toasty socks for your toes, is 99 cents over but totally worth it!

3.  “You Had One Job!” Daily Calendar


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“Celebrating anything and everything that can go wrong, the You Had One Job 2019 Day-to-Day Calendar features misspelled signs, construction snafus, duct-tape solutions, and every other variety of mistake, miscalculation, and mishap on the job. It’s a comic collection of the funniest fails to keep you laughing all year long.”

4. Random Acts of Kindness Kits

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“Change the world in four easy steps with these intentional act of kindness kits. With the 26 cards in each, you’ll find yourself picking up someone else’s tab at a restaurant, writing a letter to someone who inspired you, picking up the trash on your street, giving genuine compliments and so much more!”

5. Set of 2 Avocado Huggers


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Say goodbye to brown, mushy avocados! Avocado Huggers fit over a half avocado to help keep the unused portion fresh longer.

6. Heated Ice Cream Scoop


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This heated scooper makes serving ice cream effortless and requires NO batteries or electricity.

7.  Wireless, Waterproof Shower Speaker


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This sleek wireless waterproof speaker comes complete with a suction cup, built-in mic, and hands-free speakerphone. Everything you need to rock out in the shower.

8. Champagne Cocktail Kit


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“Each cocktail kit provides the premium ingredients needed to prepare 6 perfectly tasting (and Instagrammable) Champagne cocktails.”

9. Death Wish Coffee — The World’s Strongest Coffee


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USDA Certified Organic and Fairtrade Death Wish Coffee that’s so strong it comes with a warning label. Seriously!

10. Amethyst Crystal Air Plant


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“Tell your friend what a gem she is with this beautiful amethyst crystal air plant garden! This cute gift comes with a free personal note printed on a mini kraft card.”

11. Bamboo Bathtub Caddy Tray


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Relax in the tub for longer with this cool bamboo tray organizer. There’s even a spot for your phone or wine glass.

12. Vacuum Insulated Internally Threaded Travel Mug Flask


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“The Simple Modern Cruiser tumbler is double wall and vacuum insulated. This technology keeps your beverage hot or cold for hours. No need for koozies or coasters, this reusable travel mug will never sweat or be hot to the touch.”

13. Bob Ross Heat Changing Mug


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Have a happy little morning with this hilarious Bob Ross “Joy of Painting” mug. Add coffee or tea and marvel at the changing scenery as the color changes with the temperature.

14. SipCaddy Bath & Shower Portable Cupholder 


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This SipCaddy can also be used to hold shower gel or shampoo… but where’s the fun in that?

15. Tilevo Tea Infuser


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This set of 2 dinosaur tea infusers are sure to make you smile every time you take a sip. When in use, it looks like you’ve got a tiny dino peeking out of your mug to say ‘hi.’

16. Coffee Mug Warmer


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This handy little warming pad keeps your beverage hot while you work, plus it’s got an auto-shut off so you can rest easy at the end of the day.

17. AIMASI Scented Candles


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Set of 4 delicious-smelling candles in tin travel containers. Let the aromas of jasmine, lotus, lilac blossoms, and white gardenia fill your space wherever you go. 

18. Toilet Bowl Spray

 
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No more stinky bathrooms. Spritz the bowl before-you-go and no one else will ever know! The original non-toxic before-you-go toilet spray that stops bathroom odors before they ever begin – seriously! No more trying to mask odor already in the air.

19. Two Minute Mornings: A Journal to Win Your Day Every Day


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“The choices made in the morning can have a huge impact all day long. The simple, quick prompts [in this daily planner]—focusing on gratitude, letting go of stress, and setting daily intentions—are proven to increase happiness and set readers up for success every day.”

20. Original Wooden Wine Brain Puzzle


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“Elevate the traditional gesture of handing over a bottle of wine to a fun and exciting level by locking it in this clever wooden puzzle brain teaser for a non-traditional mind-blowing challenge! The lucky recipient must solve this intriguing puzzle to unlock the bottle of wine for a rewarding glass of vino.”

21. Desktop Cornhole


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“Cornhole is one of the most iconic lawn games for carnivals, backyards, and tailgates. This mini kit includes everything you need to play desktop cornhole including two raised platforms, eight bean bags, and a 32-page illustrated book on the popular game.”

22. Germany Neuschwanstein Castle 3D Puzzle


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Neuschwanstein Castle looks like something out of a fairy tale, and now you can own your own 3-D version.

23. Mini Desktop Golf Game, Pocket Golf Game


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If Cornhole is not your game, hit the (mini) links with this fun-sized golf game.

24. Nap Sack w/ Built-in Fan


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Okay, this one is kind of a prank, but it’s too funny not to share! Don’t be fooled; there’s not really a fabric sack in this box. It’s actually just a gag empty box for you to put your real gift in. Just imagine the look on someone’s face when they unwrap this box and think you actually got them a burlap sack to wear on their head.

25. Fred MUFFIN TOPS Denim-Style Baking Cups, Set of 4


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“Fill these adorable jean-style cupcake pants with your favorite cake batter. As Muffin Tops bake, they develop that little extra bulge around the middle. Eat up, it’s just a little more to love!”

There you have it, 25 gifts under $25 that are guaranteed to make you the hit of your office party!

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