We’re here to help you find the best graduation gifts under $25!
Surprisingly, there are quite a few options for finding the best graduation gifts under $25! Do you have a senior? Or know a senior? It can get really expensive especially if you have a number of graduates to buy for.
We asked our young adult about inexpensive high school graduation gift ideas they would use and/or enjoy. The answer on all of these was YES! Any ideas we had that did not get a yes were deleted from the post!
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What are the best graduation gifts under $25?
Best Graduation Gifts Under $25: Jewelry
Sideways Letter Necklace -These are really pretty and come in silver and gold. They also have options with gemstones.
Birthstone Bracelet -This is always a nice gift.
Leather Tray -Each of my (Mel) boys got one of these for all their pocket junk.
Best Graduation Gifts under $25: Kitchen Accessories
Popcorn Popper -Popcorn is been a great snack for anytime!
Bodum French Press -Great gift for a coffee purist.
Mini Waffle Maker -Great for smushing biscuits with syrup or jelly.
My Family Cookbook -What a cool keepsake for anyone!
Best Graduation Gifts Under $25: Just for Fun
Ring Toss Game -Think darts without messing up your wall.
Vintage Journal -If you know someone who likes to record their thoughts. Great idea for the next chapter in someone’s life.
Mini Karaoke Microphone -Okay -super fun!
Best Graduation Gifts Under $25: Tech
Tile Mate Bluetooth Tracker -Attach to anything they might want to keep track of!
Cube Mini Bluetooth Speaker -This tiny speaker would be great for the shower, the balcony, the tailgate…
Personalized Airpod Case -Keeping track of these without a case is a challenge.
Amazon Gift Card -Always a favorite gift with adjustable amount!
Best Graduation Gifts Under $25: For the outdoors
Lifestraw Personal Water Filter -Great tool for travel and safety combined.
Wise Owl Outfitters Camping Hammock -Who doesn’t love a nice nap in a hammock?
Carhartt Cuffed Beanie -Beannies are always a good idea.
Personalized Pocket Knife -Handy tool to have around.
Rechargeable Hand Warmers -These are great for cold weather games, camping, and just plain being cold outside!
LED Flashlight Gloves -These are so useful to have for safety.
Best Graduation Gifts Under $25: Beauty
Rejuvenating Eye Mask Set -Even the guys get swollen eyes…
Satin Pillowcase -Great for curly hair as well as being cooler than a regular pillowcase.
Beard Care Kit -If you know someone with facial hair, this kit is awesome!
9 ml Jo Malone Spritz Mini Cologne -Jo Malone is a favorite always.
Hydro Flask Mug -Great for carrying to class or work.
Best Graduation Gifts Under $25: For the Dorm
Succulent Set -Fun little decoration for an apartment or dorm room.
Throw Fleece Blanket -Always cozy.
Face Embroidered Pillowcase -Fun and funky gift idea.
Foldable Phone Holder With Screen Amplifier -One of the kids recommended this, and what a cool idea!
Nippon Kodo Forest Incense & Holder -Nice way to keep the stench down…
Ceramic Planter With Stand -Easy decor for someone’s room -and there are really pretty fake plants out there for the black thumbs.
Essential Oil Diffuser -Another way to keep the stench down, and some health benefits to some of these oils.
Best Graduation Gifts under $25: For the Creative
Transparent Embroidery Kit -A girlfriend loved this kit. I had never seen this with the transparent background.
Fine Tip Drawing Pens -Wonderful for journaling, doodling, and adding to notetaking in class.
These were the best graduation gifts under $25
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