Christmas Gifting Under £30 – The Ultimate Guide

Tis the season to be jolly, and what better way to spread joy than with the perfect Christmas gifts that won’t break the bank? Tis the season to be jolly, and we’ve scoured the virtual aisles to bring you our suggestions for Christmas gifting under £30. From charming stocking stuffers to thoughtful presents, we’ve found something for children of all ages.


6 – 9 year olds

Personalised Boot Bag 

We’ve all been there, trying to keep everyone organised for their afterschool and weekend clubs. “Have you got your football socks?” 

“Where are my ballet tights?” 

“Have you seen my shin pads?” 

“I can’t find my tap shoes!” are selling personalised boot bags that come in four colours and can have up to 14 characters on plus a motif. 

Price: £16.95 

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Personalised Christmas Eve Story Book 

If you’re buying for an avid reader, why not get them a story book that they are in, literally! Etsy is the home of unique and personalised gifts, and the shop From Lucy + Co offer just that.  

With the option to add up to four children into the book, plus extra personalisation like where they live and who the book is from also playing a part of the story, what’s not to love. 

Price: £22.95 

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Twister Air 

A modern take on a classic game. Twister has been a family favourite for years, putting agility and dexterity to the test. Now Hasbro have come up with a modern twist, no mat!  

As the music plays, players move their body to match their coloured bands to the matching spots on the screen. The more spots hit, the higher the score. 

Price: Usually £24.99, currently on sale for £16.99 

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10  – 12 year olds 


A fast-paced word game that has players blurting out items within a category before the timer goes off. The players roll the dice to see how many things they have to list, but will they be caught by the timer?  

Price: Usually £25, currently on sale for £7.50 

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Encore Ukulele 

10 – 12 years old is a great age to pick up a new hobby, and music is both fun and a great stress reliever. This Encore Ukulele could be the start of their musical career, or just a bit of a headache for the parents (sorry!). 

Price: £29.99 

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Star Wars Grogu Tamagotchi 

All 90s babies will have an equal level of fondness and frustration when it comes to their Tamagotchi, and this Grogu Tamagotchi seems to be no different! As you would image, you have to feed Grogu to nurture him, and also depending on your play pattern he will change into one of twelve unique outfits. 

Price: Usually £29.99, currently on sale for £19.99 

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13 years + 

Florence by Mills Gift Set 

This five-piece set contains a mixture of full and travel-size beauty essentials, perfect for any teen who is starting to get into skincare. With two types of under-eye gel pads, moisturiser, lip & cheek balm, and a mascara, this bundle is definitely bang for your buck! 

Price: Usually £28, currently on sale for £23.75 

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Luckies Deluxe Scratch Map 

One of the joys of becoming a teenager is learning about the world, and being able to travel and appreciate the culture, whether that is with a school or family. Why not let them remember all the countries they have visited with a scratch map? 

Price: £24 

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Gaming Gift Cards 

One of the biggest hobbies young people have is gaming, so why not treat them to something they will actually want? No matter whether they play games on a console or a PC, there’s a gift card for everyone, and you can spend as much or as little as you wish with cards starting from £5 and going up to £50+. Not sure where to look? Here’s a few examples. 






Christmas Gifting Under £30 for all ages

One gift that every child needs is financial education, and that’s what we provide with nimbl. Give the gift of a nimbl account this Christmas for just £28 for an annual subscription. 

What is nimbl? nimbl is an award winning app and prepaid debit card, which gives you the tools to help your children learn about money. 

It’s quick and simple to join nimbl online and your children’s nimbl cards will arrive within a few days. You can set up pocket money, unique parental controls and help your children learn how to save and spend responsibly. 

Learn more about nimbl.


Alternative Christmas Gifting Under £30 for all ages

Alternatively, check out our blog on the best books to teach children about money if you’re looking for a gift that will help with their financial education.

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