’Tis the season to draw a co-worker’s name out of a hat for Secret Santa—and then be tasked with finding the perfect gift. If you picked a good friend, awesome! You probably already know what to get him or her.
But if you drew someone you don’t know as well, you’re probably stressing out. Fear not! No matter what type of person you’re buying for, there’s a present out there. Check out 15 awesome options below.
1. Manatea Tea Infuser, $8
This little guy will brighten anyone’s morning cup of tea.
2. Kikkerland Dino Memo Holder, $12
Memos don’t have to be so bland when a dinosaur hands them to you.
3. “Stop Talking” Cards, $10
These silly, not-so-subtle business cards are great for the person who just needs some peace and quiet.
Give the gift of honesty to the colleague who always needs that extra coffee boost.
5. Metallic Fingertip Gloves, $16
These gloves are perfect for people who just can’t put their phones down, even during a blizzard.
6. Polar Bear Ornament, $13
This adorable ornament will add a bit of class to any co-worker’s Christmas tree (or desk!).
That memo can wait. But first, let me cross stitch this awesome pun.
Now your pensive colleague can write all his or her great ideas and observations down in a notebook that says it all.
9. Chocolate Golf Balls, $10
If she can’t make it to the range, bring the range to her!
This hilarious book explains some of the most complicated science with the 1,000 most commonly used words. It’s perfect for the person who’s always trying to learn more.
11. Desktop Drum Set, $14
You may not want to sit next to her after giving her this gift, but at least you’ll make her day.
Just because coloring books are good for concentration doesn’t mean they can’t be sassy.
(Oh, and we have more awesome adult coloring books for you to check out if that’s your gifting thing.)
13. Vino 2 Go Wine Tumbler, $15
Now having that glass of wine at the end of the day is easier than ever for your overly stressed co-worker.
14. “Marshmallow Out” USB Foot Warmers, $39
These slippers are not only fuzzy, but they plug right into your computer—keeping your buddy’s feet toasty warm all day long.
Now your colleague can share his or her music with the whole team. Or, preferably, share one of these perfect office playlists.
Most importantly, have fun with it! Secret Santa is the time to give co-workers presents that show you not only appreciate them, but love their quirks.
Photo of gift courtesy of Shutterstock.
As an Editor for The Muse, Alyse is proud to prove that yes, English majors can change the world. She calls many places home, including Illinois where she grew up and the small town of Hamilton where she attended Colgate University, but she was born to be a New Yorker. In addition to being an avid writer, Alyse loves to dance, both professionally and while waiting for the subway.More from this Author