If you work full-time or even part-time, you spend at least eight hours a day with your colleagues. Considering we spend most of our lives in close quarters with our coworkers, we’ve probably developed a level of comfort, respect, and hopefully camaraderie.
Read on to find a list of 25 inexpensive gifts for coworkers that range from food and beverage to self-care to home and office décor.
Many of us don’t have the luxury of savoring a hot cup of coffee while we get ready for work. Most of us leave in a hurry, picking up a coffee on the way to work. Thus, there’s no commodity more precious than a travel mug for an avid coffee drinker.
This stainless-steel insulated travel mug can brew your favorite coffee to savor during your morning commute. It’ll keep hot and cold drinks cold for hours, so you can take as long as you want to enjoy your favorite beverage at the desired temperature.
Instead of spending thousands of dollars each year on fancy coffee from the artisanal coffee shop down the road, you can become your own barista with this affordable and durable milk frother.
Most workplaces have coffee machines with espresso pods, so you can make a high-end cappuccino or latte from the comfort of your desk with this lightweight and powerful electric frother.
Coffee is the fuel that gets us up and keeps us going after a mid-afternoon slump. The gift of coffee will always be appreciated and welcomed by coworkers. This diverse and flavorful pack of twelve coffees from around the globe has a wide range of flavor profiles to try.
Plus, it comes with interesting tidbits on the coffee regions and farms that supply each individual package of coffee grounds. You could have a coffee-tasting party at work!
The ultimate gift for the modern coffee and tea drinker, this super high-tech cold brew maker from OvalWare has a simple, user-friendly method to brew four cups of your favorite tea or coffee.
The glass pitcher has an intricate filtration system that you can throw the coffee or tea into and forget about, enjoying a cold brew that stays fresh for days.
Any tea enthusiast will tell you that loose-leaf tea is the freshest, most natural way to enjoy tea. This handy, bright turquoise tea infuser will allow your favorite tea lover to brew the tea they enjoy the most without any pesky leaves floating around their teacup. It’s also a fool-proof tool to avoid wasting tea as it only brews one cup at a time.
Even though everything has become computerized and paperless, there’s nothing classier than a high-end pen to personalize letters or sign documents.
This stunning wood pen set is 100% customizable, with a nicely weighted wooden pen and pen box engraved with your favorite coworker’s name and logo.
There are countless varieties of tea, each blend with a set of herbs and aromatics that benefit some part of our physical and emotional anatomy. This tea by mood multipack from Numi has a tea for every emotional ailment. Whether you want to relieve stress or increase energy, there’s a packet of tea to help you achieve the optimal mood.
There’s nothing like a nostalgic classic to get you in the holiday spirit. Every household has a tin of delicious shortbread cookies to put out during the holidays, using the tin for all manners of food or supply storage once all the cookies are demolished.
This affordable, delicious, and utilitarian tin filled with cookies from Royal Dansk will always be a crowd-pleaser.
From mint chocolate chip cookies to Himalayan salt artisanal potato chips, this gourmet gift basket is the height of luxury and deliciousness.
The winter season is notorious for causing dry, cracked skin. This Weleda Skin Food cream is a Christmas miracle and will soon be an integral part of your winter skincare routine. It’s an all-natural, fragrance-free cream that instantly nourishes and rehydrates cracked dry skin anywhere on your body.
Weleda also has a face cream product that’s equally popular, nourishing, and affordable.
If you have a large workplace community and want to buy them all gifts for Christmas, you can buy this affordable soap favor package. It comes with artisanal, high-quality soaps in individual packages, adorned with tasteful ribbons and placards. The soaps themselves come in pleated rounds with specs of flowers.
My Wedding Favors gives you the option to customize the placard shapes, whether you want a neutral snowflake or a Christmas tree.
Help your favorite coworker luxuriate and pamper themselves with this self-care spa gift box that comes with bath bombs, cocoa, shea butter, essential oil artisanal soaps, a face scrub, and a scented candle.
Spa treatments cost hundreds of dollars, but this complete kit will have you feeling your best for under 30$!
For that coworker that loves to smother everything in some sort of exotic sauce, this five-pack plant-based condiment pack will equip them with every flavor profile under the sun.
They come with plant-based flavored mayo, tomato pastes, harissa, spicy mustard, and special sauce for all your sandwich, snacking, or burger needs. Plus, these transportable, squeezable condiment tubes help you avoid the mess.
Candles are a great gift for décor, aromatherapy, and ambiance. Scented candles from Moncioni Fragrance Lab encompass a wide range of aromas for every preference. There are typical herbal and earthy aromas, like lavender sage and vanilla chestnut.
There are also nostalgic aromas like fresh coffee, a library scent, and a burning fireplace scent
Decorating your home or office with plants creates a vibrant and oxygenated atmosphere that will help your mood and physical well-being. This spectacular Lemon Lime Prayer plant is a gorgeous addition to any room, with intricate, multi-toned patterns on each giant leaf.
Furthermore, this plant is easy to care for and will continue to grow, so you can start with it as a desk plant, moving it to a cozy corner as it expands.
Sitting at a computer all day may not be the height of physical activity, but it still creates harmful patterns and wear and tear to our joints. Health is the greatest gift of all!
This ergonomic wrist rest comes with keyboard, mouse, and elbow cushions to optimize joint health and avoid those dreaded aches and pains. Plus, it comes in customizable colors and an aesthetically pleasing cotton texture that dresses up any desk.
One of the classic inexpensive yet thoughtful gifts for anyone during the holidays is Christmas ornaments. Instead of the typical crystal balls or cheesy plastic figurines, these stunning geode ornaments come in the shape of the different states of our nation.
You can gift your patriotic, state-proud coworker a vibrant stone in the shape of their home state to hang on the Christmas tree for years to come. No Christmas tree? No Problem! You can hang these on doorknobs or wall hooks as year-round décor.
Deadlines, meetings, countless emails, and rush-hour traffic are key ingredients in a recipe for anxiety. Instead of commiserating with your coworkers about how stressed you both are, gift them an antidote to stress with this helpful anti-anxiety tool set.
This deck of cards features 60 different cards that give you exercises, quotes, theories, and insight into how to reduce stress. Whether you want a guided breathing exercise or a different way to think about the stress you’re feeling, this deck has something for everyone.
During a busy and stressful workday, it’s especially important to find some moments of serenity. There may be millions of mindful apps, but you can really unplug and get your Zen moments the old-fashioned way with this lovely magnetic sand hourglass.
This hourglass time clock will hypnotize you for one minute as you watch jet-black sand fall gracefully from top to bottom, allowing you a moment of mindful presence to fuel the next hour of work.
For our quirky and superstitious friends, Tarot Cards are a great gift for getting in touch with the supernatural. This set of tarot cards from Dark Forest is a beautiful vintage set that is as mesmerizing to look at as they are to read.
The deck comes with a guidebook for beginner future telling that is fascinating. Your favorite coworker will soon become the life of the party, with their newly learned divining powers that they can pull out at any after-work gathering.
We all have that one coworker whose day pack has been falling apart for ages. Day packs are an invaluable accessory to help us transport our electronics, food, and valuables in an organized and comfortable manner.
This affordable day pack from CYRUEAY has it all. It has a spacious compartment for a laptop, plus multiple compartments for valuables and supplies. Plus, it has the option to be a backpack or a tote bag.
22. Anker Power Bank
There’s nothing more frustrating than running out of battery when you’re in the middle of a project. This Anker Power Bank is the best gift for coworkers on the go. It is a portable charger that you can plug into the wall to juice up.
Then, when you’re at a coffee shop, hotel lobby, or airport waiting area, you can use it for wireless charging. No more battling for precious electrical sockets!
A popular resolution for so many of us is to hydrate better. More water intake means better circulation, digestion, and skin.
You can help your favorite coworker reach their hydration goals with this motivational water bottle. It’s a large gallon water bottle marked with volume ticks next to a tentative drinking schedule.
It also has motivational phrases and affirmations to help and remind you to keep drinking throughout the day.
We have now reached the age of casual work attire and remote workdays. Some jobs may require suits and dress shoes for an anticipated meeting, but most workplaces have embraced the idea that a comfortable worker is a more productive worker.
These super-soft and cute unisex checkered slippers will keep your feet warm and give them a comforting reprieve from constricting dresses or commuting shoes. They come in various colors, so you can personalize them to go with your favorite coworker’s favorite colors.
For those coworkers who like to work through lunch, this cute and comforting mug and soup kit is the gift that keeps on giving. Instead of loading up on snacks from the vending machine or the same old peanut-butter sandwich, they can delight in a hot, hearty cup of veggie soup ready to heat.
Plus, the kit comes with an adorable mug with hand-painted vegetables that you can keep at your desk for future soup, cereal, coffee, or tea breaks.
When a gift-giving reason approaches (like when coworkers leave a job), exchanging gifts with coworkers is a cheerful way to express mutual appreciation and a legacy of happy coexistence in the workplace. You don’t have to spend an arm and a leg on a thoughtful and useful gift. These 25 inexpensive gifts for your coworkers are sure to please.
Cardi “likes to party” Clark has 15+ years of designing, planning, and executing successful parties and events. Highly skilled in event strategy, management, planning, and execution with a track record of exceeding expectations. I make it happen. I get it done and people have fun!