Great Gifts for Kids Around $20 for Holidays or Birthdays

$20 Gifts for Kids

One of my mom friends asked for this category.  We just had two birthday parties so I was able to ask my kids what they liked the most from their stack of gifts.  I also periodically check Marshalls and T. J. Maxx for birthday party gifts to stock up my supply– hidden from the kids, of course!.  A great gift for girls is a blank or lined diary or fancy notepad and the Marshalls near my house seems to almost always have great ones for half-off which I like to give with a book (you know me, I love books!).

Gifts for the Artistically Inclined

Mr. Sketch Smelly Markers, $13.30

Smencils. Pencils with a scent.  $14.95 for regular pencils (1st item); colored pencil 10-pack $10.99 (2nd item)

Artist to Artist:  23 Major Illustrators Talk to Children About Their Art. Eric Carle Museum of Picture Books. $19.80

Window Mosaic, $15.95.  Make a mosiac to hang on your window.

Window Markers.  My kids LOVE to write and draw on their windows.  Easy wipe off!  $6.32

Bead Bazaar Bead Symphony Bead Kit.

Jewelry Box Sticker Mosaics.  $14.99

Friendship Bracelet Wheel by Alex. $12.51

Gifts for Mad Scientists

Perfumery. $16.99.  Mix your own perfumes.

Bubble Gum Factory. Make your own bubble gum.  $19.98.

Scientific Explorer, A Kit for  Studying the Science of Disgusting Things.  $14.67.



Gobbet Junior, tic-tac-toe in 3D.  $18.95

Rush Hour, A Game of Strategy with Cars.  $19.99

Monopoly.  $12.99

Apples to Apples Party Box:  The Game of Hilarious Comparisons. $23.41



Topple. $9.99


Kite, $24.26

Spy Watch, $14.72

To examine any of the items listed, please click on image of item.

By Mia Wenjen, PragmaticMom

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