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The holiday shopping season is in full swing! And just because Black Friday and Cyber Monday are behind us doesn’t mean that there aren’t still amazing deals to be found.

Just head on over to good old Amazon. 

At this e-commerce giant, you can find gifts for everyone on your list and get all of your holiday shopping done in a matter of minutes! Ready to start putting some awesome items in your cart? 

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Check out this list of 19 great gifts for under $40 on Amazon.

12-in-1 Survival Kit, $32.99

A survival kit with 12 different tools.

Packed with twelve different tools and gadgets, the 12-in-1 survival kit is perfect for anyone who’s into hunting, fishing, camping, or prepping for the zombie apocalypse. It includes a slew of multi-use tools, such as a flint stone scraper for starting fires, a flashlight, a knife, an emergency blanket, and a wire saw.

It also comes with a survival bracelet that includes a compass, a whistle, and a compartment to stash fishing lures. And did we mention the 7-in-1 spork? That bad boy does multi-duty as a knife, saw, bottle opener, and more! It’s all packed into a little waterproof box, so that you can stash it inside a backpack, a tackle box, or the trunk of your car.  

Nnewvante Laptop Desk, $36.99

A wooden desk designed to be used while laying in bed.

Eat, work, read, or draw from the comfort of your bed with this portable laptop desk from Nnewvante. With this versatile design, you can enjoy breakfast in bed, read a book while you’re lying down, or use a laptop without having to actually hold it on your lap. It’s made from natural bamboo, and it’s loaded with little features that make it perfect for anyone of any age.

This foldable desk features extendable legs and an adjustable top with five different tilted angles. It also includes a small drawer to hold a pen, a notepad, a flash drive, and all sorts of other little things.

Yeti Rambler Tumbler, $34.99

A maroon Yeti tumbler.

Vacuum insulated and made from stainless steel, the 30 oz. Yeti Rambler Tumbler is the gift that keeps on giving. You can use it to hold everything from water to coffee to beer, and it’s designed to keep your drinks the temperature you want them to be, whether that be hot or cold.

Yeti products are designed to take a beating, and this reusable tumbler comes in all sorts of cool colors to suit anyone’s style. It’s perfectly sized to slip into a cup holder in the car, and it includes the Yeti MagSlider Lid that makes it super easy to open and close. 

Simicore Charging Station, $34.99

A charging station holding 4 different phones.

The Simicore charging station is perfect for any couple or family who’s sick of having chargers and cables plugged in all over the house. With four slots and four USB ports, this charging station can power up to four devices at one time, and create a neat and organized place to do so.

Couples can use it to charge their phones and iPads simultaneously. Families can use it to charge everyone’s phones or tablets overnight. It includes two Apple lightning cables, one micro USB cable, and one type-C cable for Android devices. 

Tile Sticker (2 Pack), $39.93

Bluetooth Tile stickers.

If someone on your holiday gift list is prone to losing or misplacing things, there’s no better gift you can give them, but this two-pack of Tile Stickers. These little Bluetooth trackers have adhesive backings so you can attach them to just about anything.

As long as you’re within 150 feet of the lost item, these trackers can find what you’ve misplaced. All you have to do is use the Tile app on your smartphone to make your Tile ring like a phone. Lost keys, missing eyeglasses, and misplaced wallets can become a thing of the past. 

Wooden Brain Teasers, $39.99

10 different wood brain teasers.

People who love puzzles will enjoy challenging themselves with this set of wooden brain teasers. With ten different wooden puzzles in a slim wood box, this puzzle set is great for adults who are ready to spend hours driving themselves crazy.  

Each puzzle consists of a series of different wood pieces in different shapes. The goal is to put them back together in a precise order to recreate the original shape. It’s a lot harder than it looks!

Moscow Mule Mugs and Bar Set, $34.97

Moscow Mules in brass cups with brass straws and fresh limes.


Hammered copper mugs and copper straws make this Moscow Mule mug set a must-have for anyone who loves a Moscow Mule. This set includes two 16 oz. mugs with handles as well as a matching jigger for measuring and a twisted bar spoon for stirring. And if you’re new to drinking or mixing up mules, it comes with the classic recipe so you can’t make a mistake.

This bar set also makes an excellent gift for anyone who loves to entertain or has a home bar in need of some cool copper accessories!

VonShef Barware Set, $32.99

A complete brass bar set with tumblers and other tools.

Know any aspiring mixologists or anyone who loves to play bartender at a party? The VonShef barware set is a super cool addition to any home bar or kitchen. This set includes everything a bartender needs to get the job done, such as a stainless steel cocktail shaker, strainer, jigger, and muddler.

Whether your preference is to shake up a martini or muddle up a mojito, this set includes all of the essentials. Plus, it’s hard not to love the sleek copper finish. 

Turkish Cotton Bath Towels, Set of 4, $39.99

Stacks of colorful towels.

Who doesn’t love a fresh new set of bath towels? This set of four Turkish cotton bath towels are super soft, absorbent, and ideal for use in any master bath or guest bath. They come in a variety of neutral hues and bold colors, and they’re perfect for everyone, from new homeowners to college students living in a dorm. 

Custom Cutting Board, $39.99

A butting board with "Everything is better in [Name's] Kitchen" etched on it.


A customized gift always shows that you put a little extra thought into it. If you know someone who loves to cook, this custom bamboo cutting board is sure to be a hit this holiday season. Available in different shapes and sizes, this cutting board can be engraved with the first or last name of any recipient.

They can cut and chop vegetables on the blank side and display the engraved side on a wall or a kitchen shelf. This personalized piece does double duty by offering a unique look and a functional design all in one.

Trunkcratepro Trunk Organizer, $39.98

An organizer designed for car trunks.

Anyone who owns a car or truck knows that trunks can get messy. And that’s what makes the Trunkcratepro trunk organizer the perfect gift for any driver who likes to keep their car neatly organized. Collapsible and portable, this trunk organizer features multiple compartments with adjustable interior dividers. You can customize a storage solution for just about anything you have stored in your vehicle.

Use it to hold window washing fluid, motor oil, and emergency roadside supplies. Use it to contain your kids’ sporting equipment or beach toys. Use it to prevent shopping bags from rolling around in your trunk. The versatile design will suit anyone’s lifestyle and travel style. 

Colore Acrylic Paint Set, $37.11

A set of acrylic paints with 24 colors.

Have an aspiring artist in your life? Know someone who’s looking for a new hobby or interested in testing out their creative skills with a canvas and paint? The Colore acrylic paint set is perfect for any new artist, an art student, or first-time painter.

This set features 24 small tubes, including plenty of shades of blues, yellows, reds, and greens that you can mix together to create even more hues.

Tocca Beauty Set of 3 Hand Creams, $30.99

Tocca Beauty Set of 3 Hand Creams

Measuring just 1.5 ounces each, this set of three Tocca hand creams is the ideal gift for any woman you know. Featuring three of Tocca’s most beloved scents, these hand creams are ultra- moisturizing. Use these and even dry, cracked winter hands will feel super soft and smooth to the touch.

Aside from the scents, which we absolutely love, these mini hand creams are much-loved for their small size. These little tubes are easy to stash in a cosmetic bag, a small purse, or a desk drawer at work. You can even keep one in a cup holder in your car so you can moisturize when you're on the go. 

JUMPHIGH Garden Tool Set, $30.99

A purple and tie-dye gardening kit.

Get the gardener you know and love excited for spring planting season with this 10 piece gardening tool set from JUMPHIGH. Trowels, rakes, shovels, shears, and other tools are packed into a neatly organized box, making it easy to keep your gardening gear together at all times.

Each tool features a colorful floral print handle, making this set perfect for anyone who loves to plant, dig, seed, or grow flowers in her garden.

Makita 38 Piece Drill Bit Set, $19.99

Makita drill bit set in compact case.

Know someone who’s handy with a drill? The Makita 38 piece drill bit set is sure to be a hit with the handyman (or handywoman) in your life. These bits are designed to work with all drill drivers and impact drivers, and they’re arranged neatly in a little Makita carrying case.

Inside this kit, you’ll find two ¼” magnetic nut drivers, 21 assorted 1 insert bits, and a slew of other essential bits and accessories. 

Aurtec Retro Bluetooth Speaker, $38.99

A retro looking bluetooth speaker.

We love the irony of streaming our favorite music apps through a speaker that looks like a retro radio. The Aurtec retro Bluetooth speaker can play music through any Windows, Android, or iOS device. It offers 360-degree stereo sound and can play music for up to 10 hours on a full charge.

Another unique feature of this speaker is that it actually has a built-in FM radio, just in case you feel like listening to music the old fashioned way. 

Copper Titanium Chef 5 Piece Pan Set, $32.78

A copper titanium cook set designed for frying.

You can cook, fry, steam, or sautee just about anything inside this 5 piece copper pan set. And you don’t even have to add butter or oil to the pan (unless you want to).

This copper set includes a square non-stick pan plus a fryer basket, a steamer tray, and a glass lid. It’s deep enough so that if you do use grease, it won’t splash. But it's even more ideal for the home cook who’s looking for an easy way to make some healthier (aka oil-free) options.

Victrola Vintage Turntable, $39.99

A record player with the English flag on the box.

Although we all have subscriptions to Spotify and Apple Music, this Victrola vintage turntable has us pining for our old vinyl albums and 45s! Available in a bunch of cool colors and patterns, this turntable comes inside a portable suitcase. You can carry it from room to room or take it outside the next time you throw a party by the pool.

It includes built-in speakers and it’s Bluetooth enabled, so you have the option to play vinyl or play your music through a wireless device. 

Bamboo Bathtub Tray, $34.64

A bamboo bathtub tray over a tub holding an iPad and glass of wine.

Who doesn’t love a gift designed to encourage rest and relaxation? This bamboo bathtub tray literally makes us want to fill the tub right now – and that’s exactly what any recipient of this gift is going to want to do!

Waterproof and adjustable, this tray includes non-slip silicone accents so it won’t slide off the edge of your tub. It’s also detailed with a reading rack to hold a book or iPad, a tray to hold a candle or a phone, and a wine glass holder because there’s nothing better than relaxing beneath the bubbles with a glass of pinot at your fingertips.   

What are the Best Gifts Under $40 on Amazon?

From kitchen gear and barware to chargers and toolsets, Amazon makes it easy to give affordable gifts to every music lover, artist, gardener, cook, and DIY-er on your list!

Just don’t wait until the last second if you want to receive your gifts by Christmas day. According to the Amazon holiday shipping schedule, the last day for standard shipping is Wednesday, December 18th! 

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Dec 6, 2019
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