Secret Santa Gifts Under £5 and £10
November 28, 2019

It’s all the luck of the draw when it comes to Secret Santa, so whether you’ve picked your work BFF, the boss or Brian from Accounts, we’re here to help you find the perfect gift.


We’ve got heaps of exciting Secret Santa ideas for you (we’ll even be buying some for our own gift swap at Robert Dyas HQ!), ranging across tech, food, home and garden. There are Secret Santa gifts for her as well as for him, so scroll on and browse our budget-friendly collection.

Secret Santa Gifts under £5

What’s Christmas without some seasonal smellies? The Christmas Novelty Hand Soaps in the picture above (Were £4.49, now £2.99 each) come in the form of a penguin, snowman, Christmas tree or Santa himself. Find them in your local store!

If your recipient loves a steaming mug of coffee on the go, get them up to date with an eco-friendly  bamboo travel mug (Was £3.99, now £2.99 each). As well as being kind to the planet, you’ll save them some pennies every time they use their mug instead of a shop-bought throwaway one. 

Pulled a pet-owner out of the hat? We’ve got you covered. This bestselling JML True Touch Pet Grooming Glove and Massager (£4.99) makes grooming your cat or dog a breeze just stroke them and the hairs will stick to the glove. It even picks up fur from furniture.

The Memory Maze Challenge (Was £7.49, now £4.99) and Sudoku Puzzle Cube (Was £5.99, now £3.99) make fun gifts for those who are kids at heart, while this Stewart’s Shortbread Tube (Was £5.99, now £3.99, in nutcracker and penguin designs) is ideal for those with a sweet tooth. 

Secret Santa Gifts £10 and under

Tech and Retro

The Intempo Shower Speaker (Was £11.99, now £5.99, in grey, black or pink) makes a great gift for anyone. Who doesn’t love a bit of music in the shower? 

Another one for music lovers, these Daewoo Earphones (Was £19.99, now £9.99, in black, blue or green) are wireless so they don’t have any messy cables to deal with.  

Games-wise, you’ve plenty to choose from. The TRUST GXT 105 Izza Illuminated Ambidextrous Gaming Mouse (Was £14.99, now £9.99) is ideal for the avid gamer, while the Harry Potter Trivial Pursuit (Was £14.99, now £7.99) will go down a treat with those who prefer a good old board game. There’s a Friends (Was £14.99, now £9.99) version too - perfect for anyone of Generation Z who’s recently discovered the popular programme. Alternatively, you could give a retro gift like this ORB Retro Pocket Games with LCD Screen (Was £14.99, now £9.99)

Talking of retro, these Mini Lava Lamps (Was £14.99, now £9.99, in a tornado, volcano or star vortex design) also make exciting gifts.

The K10 Helicopter (Was £14.99, now £9.99) and Flying Gadgets Remote Control Robot Helicopter (Was £11.99, now £7.99) are great if they’re a big kid at heart.

Food and Drink

One of the best Secret Santa ideas is to give a foodie gift. There’s something for everyone in our broad range, like the 550ml Rose Gold Cocktail Shaker (Was £14.99, then £9.99, now just £7.99) for the party-goers, and the Slate Cheese Serving Platter Set (Was £11.99, now £7.99) for the dinner-party throwers. 

Delicious Mrs Bridges preserves (Was £11.99, now £7.99), The Famous Grouse Fudge and Mini Preserves Set (Was £11.99, now £7.99), and classic Stewart’s Scottish shortbread tins (Was £14.99, then £9.99, now just £7.99, in robin and stag designs), are also winners for foodies. For those who love their coffee on the go, the STOJO 335ml Collapsible Pocket Cup (Was £10.69, now £7.99 each) is an excellent space-saving design and gains the recipient some eco points too.

And for a little fun after the turkey, there’s the Christmas Pass the Parcel Game (Was £8.99, now £5.99, in pudding and sprout designs).

Home and Garden

Fill their homes with the scent of Christmas with a Yankee Candle Home Inspirations gift. This large jar candle (£10) has a heavenly evergreen pine scent, while others have delicious scents like fruit and spice pudding (£10).

Or treat them to something cosy and warm for the winter months like this luxury super soft throw (Was £7.99, then £5.99, now just £4.99).

Lastly, friends or colleagues with a garden will love the Mansion Bird House or Insect House (Was £14.99, then £9.99, now only £7.49 each) if they’re into nature.