11 Insanely Clever Last-Minute Gifts Under $40

Calling all procrastinators! Christmas is fast approaching and while gift cards and cash seem like the only option for slowpoke holiday shoppers, they're not. Instead, check out our list of last-minute Christmas gifts that are sure to be a hit—and won't break the bank.

Heated narwhal slippers from Amazon photo

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Narwhal Heated Slippers

Cold feet will be a thing of the past when you gift the animal-lover on your list these cute heat-up slippers. The cozy slippers are already warm, but once they're charged via USB cord to heat them up, the lucky gift receiver will be in for some extra snug toes for up to six hours.

To buy: $40; amazon.com

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A set of three dinosaur soup spoons in pink, blue, and green photo

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Dinosaur Soup Spoons

A great last-minute gift idea for the chef in your life, this set of three dinosaur soup ladles brings a comical touch to the kitchen. Each spoon is made with food-safe materials and can be used for anything from hot soup to ice-cold punch, and it's sure to serve some smiles every time you use it.

To buy: $7;amazon.com

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An orange silicone mold of nine different mustaches from Amazon. photo

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Mustache Ice Cube Mold

A funny gift for those with (or without) facial hair, this mustache ice cube mold is sure to please. Whether you need a white elephant gift or something for your secret Santa gift exchange, the dishwasher-safe mold makes for a one-of-a-kind gag gift that the recipient just might actually use.

To buy: $7; amazon.com

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Yellow and Black Leg Lamp From A Christmas Story Nightlight from Amazon photo

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Leg Lamp Nightlight

Even if you're not familiar with A Christmas Story, you can appreciate this leg lamp nightlight. The comical nightlight definitely pays homage to the Christmas classic, but still makes for a fun gag gift even for those that haven't seen the movie. The nightlight stands at 8 inches tall and comes with a bulb, so all you have to do is place this last-minute gift into a bag and you're good to go!

To buy: $18; amazon.com

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Light turquoise blue wine glass holder from Urban Outfitters attached to white, square shower tiles holding a glass of rose. photo

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Shower Wine Glass Holder

We're kind of wondering where this in-shower wine glass holder has been our whole lives, and so will your wine-loving BFF. Available in two colors, seafoam (pictured) and marble, the Sipski Shower Wine Glass Holder is so fun you might have to pick up one for yourself, too!

To buy: $16 (was $18); urbanoutfitters.com

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A chameleon, sloth, and orangutan figurines handing on a branch from Uncommon Goods. photo

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Plant Hanging Animals

A fun gift for any friends or family members who have a green thumb, these little plant hanging animals will give anyone's greenery a unique twist. Made of durable stainless steel plated brass, these cute critters come in two options—jungle creatures (a sloth, orangutan, and chameleon) or Aussie friends (koala, tree frog, and bush baby).

To buy: $23; uncommongoods.com

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Gold peacock trinket dish from World Market photo

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Peacock Trinket Dish

Trinket dishes are always a useful gift; they can be used in the kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, you name it! And this dish from World Market won't go unappreciated from its receiver. This stylish dish features a shiny antique gold finish and is the perfect place to keep small necessities like car keys, earrings, or lip gloss.

To buy: $13; worldmarket.com

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A pair of socks rolled up to look like a burrito. photo

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Burrito Socks

Socks shaped like a burrito—need we say more? A great gift for any guy or girl on your list, these unisex socks are made of a cotton blend and look like burritos when rolled up! Gift them to your Mexican-food-loving friend or use them as a stocking stuffer; either way they're a great last-minute option.

To buy: $16; uncommongoods.com

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Person holding what looks like a fishing rod with a hot dog and two marshmallows on the end. photo

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Fishing Pole Roaster

Traditional hot dog and marshmallow roasters are so last season. Instead, gift the camper in your life this hilarious fishing rod that doubles as a weenie roaster. They'll be able to evenly roast their hot dogs and marshmallows with the powder-coated steel pole and have way more fun using it.

To buy: $20; uncommongoods.com

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Ben & Jerry's pint of ice cream with lock protector on it. photo

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Ice Cream Lock Protector

Everyone can (and will!) appreciate this last-minute gift. The Ben & Jerry's ice cream protector is perfect for anyone who has a spouse, roommate, or co-worker who just can't resist dipping into other people's ice cream. The lock is easily assembled and uses a three-digit pre-assigned combination to open it. It also features a cute saying (I'm terribly sorry, but there is no "u" in "my pint") letting everyone know they'll have no luck trying to crack into this pint of ice cream.

To buy: $20; amazon.com

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Awkward Family Photos game from UncommonGoods photo

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Awkward Family Photos Game

Give the gift of laughter this Christmas when you gift this Awkward Family Photos card game. The game works similarly to Cards Against Humanity and What Do You Meme? where players try to find the best caption to match the awkward family photo. A fun twist, each caption is a line from a movie! This game is sure to add a whole lot of humor to family game night.

To buy: $25; uncommongoods.com

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