23 Last-Minute Gifts You Can Get on Amazon
The clock is ticking, but it's not too late to land these perfect holiday gifts.
Christmas is just around the corner, and as far as shopping is concerned, today officially marks crunch time. But just because you've left a few gifts to the last minute doesn't mean you have to settle for lesser gestures. Amazon still has great gifts for everyone in the family, and with quick shipping, you can ensure that everyone has a gift in hand come Christmas morning. Whether you'll be gathering around the tree with your loved ones this year or you're planning to celebrate from a safe distance, the perfect gift will help spread some much needed Christmas cheer and let them know you're together, no matter how far. From mini skis for kids to an on-the-go French press, we've rounded up all the best last minute gifts still available on Amazon. And for more great gifts to wow everyone on your list, check out these 50 Amazing Gifts for People Who Have Everything.
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Looking for a way to let your kids try out skiing at home before hitting the steeper slopes? These simple skis are number one best sellers on Amazon Prime: lightweight, simple, and perfect for practicing their balancing basics for fun.
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For the home chef who likes to skip the fuss and fanfare of more complicated cooking equipment, this handheld immersion blender will become their go-to tool. With it in their kitchen, they can make smoothies, shakes, sauces, and soups with a fraction of the work or cleanup.
If you've been trying to keep two or more kids entertained over these last few months, you know that any gift that lets them play independently is really a gift for everyone. This fun teeter totter seesaw has a sturdy frame and seats up to four children at a time, so no one's left out of the fun.
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Clixo is a fun, educational construction kit that lets you build colorful creations with the help of magnets. Kids will enjoy stretching their imaginations to transform these minimalist building pieces into 2D and 3D creations—all while practicing problem-solving and developing their spatial reasoning skills.
And for more fun gifts that'll get their brains going, check out these 27 Educational Toys That'll Keep Your Kids Entertained at Home.
If you have a friend who likes to keep their private life private, this discreet miniature safe makes for a thoughtful and practical gift. It's Bluetooth enabled and uses biometric scanning, so there's no need for a physical lock or code. It also includes built-in GPS in case they should ever lose it, making it ideal for safely storing cash, watches, jewelry, medication, spare keys for visitors, and more.
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If you know someone who would like to hibernate through this entire winter—and let's be honest, who among us wouldn't this year—the right set of sheets can make the perfect last-minute gift. This soft and silky set is made of organic cotton flannel, so they can cozy up to their heart's content.
Featured on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, this super-sized "four-to-score" game is great for special occasions or rainy days with the family. Whether you use it inside or outdoors, it's built to last—plus it folds down and fits into a handy carrying case when not in use.
Your favorite home baker can never have too many mixing bowls, and this cute bamboo seven-set should complete their kitchen. Available in pastel rainbow, ombre grey, and a muted blue and purple palette, they're lightweight, versatile, and truly striking to look at.
In search of a thoughtful last-minute gift or stocking stuffer for the new parent or baby in your life? This organic and all-natural aromatherapy mist adds a touch of calm that's so desperately needed during those first sleepless months with an infant, and can help to cue bedtime when used as part of a nightly routine.
Fjallraven makes stylish outerwear and accessories that are sturdy enough to last for seasons to come. This cozy winter parka has earned five star reviews on Amazon for its sleek, streamlined look, and its ability to stand up to the elements and everyday wear. Perfect for any time the temperature drops below 50 degrees, they'll get plenty of use out of this swoon-worthy gift.
Once Upon a Pancake is a fun fill-in-the-blank book that will make your kids fall in love with storytelling. It's got great prompts to spark their imaginations, thoughtful questions to develop their stories, and colorful illustrations for them to complete with their own artwork. Ideal for creative kids ages three to six!
Box wine gives you more bang for your buck and is better for the environment than bottled wine—but some people find it hard to get past the budget look. Enter Boxxle's stainless steel wine dispenser. Not only will it look way better than a cardboard wine box sitting on their kitchen counter, it also holds up to three liters at a time and maintains freshness for up to six weeks after opening.
For the friend who likes to stay glam on the go, this LED-illuminated compact makes the perfect last-minute gift. It's got a slim profile but two sizable five-inch mirrors, including one with 10 times magnification for easy viewing.
Looking for a last minute stocking stuffer for a music-loving teen? These cute AirPods case covers are compatible with first and second generation Apple AirPods, and add a seriously stylish touch to their go-to tech. Choose from 10 on-trend designs, which include terrazzo, tie dye, animal print, and more.
For the animal lover in your life, living among pet hair is often the only downside to rooming with a furry companion. And, as many pet parents can attest, not every vacuum stands up to the job. This Hoover cordless vacuum is lightweight and delivers powerful suction, meaning their place will stay sparkling clean despite their four-legged friend. And, being a recent Product of the Year winner, you know you're getting a machine that'll stand the test of time.
If there's one thing kids love more than stickers, it's making stickers out of their own artwork. This handy sticker-making device lets you turn any image into a sticker—perfect for crafting, scrapbooking, school projects, labeling, and more!
Give the last minute gift of relaxation with this powerful percussive massage gun. With seven different massage heads and adjustable speed and intensity, they'll get a great deep tissue massage that's tailored to their needs—as often as they'd like.
Is Carhartt the most versatile brand out there, or what? Not only do their popular cuffed beanies appeal to both true outdoorsmen and fashion conscious city-dwellers alike, they manage to have a unisex appeal. Regardless of who's left on your list and what fraction of your budget remains, you basically can't go wrong with this Carhartt hat.
Just because you're shopping last-minute doesn't mean you have to skimp on luxury. This premium stainless steel blender has a powerful motor for making the toughest blending jobs look easy. It's the perfect last-minute gift for the health nut in your life who loves starting the day with a smoothie, or blending their own soups, sauces, nut flours, and more.
Baby it's cold out there—so why leave the house without a piping hot coffee in hand? This single serving French press is made of handsome stainless steel and is double insulated to maintain users' desired temperature for hours on end. Most importantly, its well-designed filter stops gritty grains from coating the bottom of the cup—so their last sip should taste as good as the first.
Perfect for lazy chefs who don't want to sacrifice flavor, air fryers are easily one of the most popular holiday gifts these days. Not only do they make it a cinch to make comfort food with a fraction of the fat, they cut down on cook time and cleaning. With an eight-quart cooking capacity, this generously sized option from Chefman can easily whip up meals for the whole family.
Who doesn't love a holiday gift that they'll use every day? Yes, this purifying water pitcher is a decidedly practical present, but with a pretty natural wooden handle, it also has the look of something more luxurious. It removes lead, chlorine, and other contaminants, and can help reduce their plastic use by eliminating the need for single use water bottles.
As its many five-star reviews can attest, this climb-and-crawl caterpillar is a major hit with the toddler set. Little ones absolutely love its vibrant colors, the caterpillar's animated expression, and, of course the many ways they can hurl themselves in, around, and over it. And for more great gift ideas this holiday season, This Is the One Gift Everyone Wants in Your State.