Finding the perfect birthday gift can be stressful, and finding one on a budget often seems impossible. Luckily, we’ve used our favorite online retailer to find some of the most creative and budget friendly birthday gifts for kids out there. Check out our list of gender neutral birthday gifts from Amazon that are all $20 or less! (This post contains affiliate links)

Creativity For Kids Hide and Seek Rock Painting Kit- $13

Start spreading kindness and help build little artists when you gift this Creativity for Kids Hide and Seek Rock Painting Kit. Not only does this product come with water and weather-resistant paint colors (no extra topcoat needed), brushes and stickers, but it comes with ROCKS too! Kids can join the #KindnessRocks movement by expressing themselves artistically and sharing their rock works of art with others in their community.

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Crystal Growing Kit- $12.52

Little scientists will love the opportunity to grow seven different crystals with this 4M Crystal Growing Kit. A gift best for older kids (since crystals don't form overnight), this kit comes with everything you need to make several creations in white, red or blue. Display your final results in the provided viewing cases, and then keep the science coming with more easy science experiments!

Rubik's Cub- $11.99

It's a rite of passage to own and hopefully defeat a Rubik's cube, and that's what makes it a perfect gift for kiddos. This three-inch cube comes with a stand and packs all the joy and frustration of the classic Rubik's cube from our own childhood. Great for long car rides or those moments when you just need some peace and quiet!

LEGO Classic Creative Bricks Building Blocks 10692- $16.99

With 221 bricks in 29 colors, this basic building blocks kit from LEGO is a great gift idea for young kids. This set comes in a box for storage and includes speciality pieces like eyes, special doors and propellers to foster open-ended creativity and hours of fun. At $16.99, this deal on LEGO is hard to pass up.

Adventure Kidz Outdoor Exploration Kit- $17.99

Foster young explorers with this action-packed Outdoor Exploration Kit by Adventure Kidz. Each gift comes with a carrying tote, binoculars, magnifying glass, flashlight and a compass to keep your adventurer outside and discovering the world. Items are made sturdy to hold up under kids and you can choose the kit in either orange or green.

Melissa & Doug Magic in a Snap- $14.29

Abracadabra! Mini magicians will love getting their hands on this basic, yet mesmerizing Magic in a Snap! kit that contains 10 pieces and hours of fun. Easy enough for younger kids, but entertaining for even adults, this introductory magic trick set comes with tons of instructions that include illustrations. It's an easy to learn and fun-filled toy that's perfect for four years and older.

Marble Run Race Coaster Set- $19.99

Encourage creativity and imagination, in addition to promoting STEM, with a Marble Run Race Coaster Set. This particular set comes with 105 pieces that include marbles and tons of colorful connectors, wheels and funnels for ultimate fun. It's fun for kids at least three years and older and is made from BPA and odorless plastic.

Go Gelato Logic Race Game for Kids- $17.95

Build logic skills and dexterity, all while having huge amounts of fun with the Go Gelato Logic Race Game for Kids. Kids will become master gelato-mixers as they follow instruction cards and layer scoops of gelato in specific orders. It's a race against the clock and requires careful advance planning. Fun for kids or adults, the game encourages play while developing beginner logic skills at the same time.

Crayola Inspiration Art Case- $19.97

Encourage your petite Picasso with this amazing Crayola Inspiration Art Case, that comes with 64 crayons, 20 short colored pencils, 40 washable markers, and 15 large sheets of paper. Perfect for honing artistic skills at home or on the road, the carrying case doubles as organized storage and sturdy transport. Each medium comes in a variety of colors to create the perfect masterpiece.

The Original Stomp Rocket Jr. Glow- $15.00

No batteries, assembled quickly and powered solely by kids energy makes The Original Stomp Rocket a perfect gift. The kit comes with a Stompin' Science book to encourage STEM awareness and lessons on gravity, trajectory and force. It's good old-fashioned outside play, that glows in the dark––making this a perfect summer night activity!

 

What do you love to gift to the kids in your life? We’d love to hear in our comments below!

––Karly Wood

 

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