You want to check off every kiddo on your list but the holiday season can really take a toll on a parent’s pocketbook. Which is why we’ve spent countless hours culling through dozens of products to come up with the best and newest gifts that won’t break the bank. From gifts that’ll get your kids moving to gifts that’ll get their minds thinking, flip through the gallery to see our favorite picks for under $20.

Animals of the World Deluxe Pop-Out

Create a magical world of play with this super cute pop-out from Petit Collage. This latest collection combines animals from the company's best-selling pop-outs, plus a few never-seen-before ones and a landscape of elements for a world of wild fun. The 78-piece set includes 20 animals and five habitat pieces, made from recycled paper and vegetable inks, and six 8"x10" double-sided sheets of chunky board and a sheet of stickers to decorate three characters.
Geared toward ages 4 and up.

Available on, $20.

  • Animals of the World Deluxe Pop-Out
  • P’kolino Multi-Solution Double Sided Bug Puzzle
  • Snuggie Tails
  • Doodle Adventures: The Pursuit of the Pesky Pizza Pirate
  • iClever BoostCare Kids Headphones
  • GeoFlux
  • Sequin Art
  • WAFF Notebooks
  • Stomp Rocket Ultra LED
  • Gas Out
  • HappiSnappi Hair Kits
  • Bungee Boing
  • School Zone Get Ready for Preschool Learning Set
  • Wraps Wristband Headphones
  • Green Toys Puzzles
  • Dragons Love Tacos Book and Toy Set
  • PerfectShaker Cups

Do you have a favorite gift under $20? Tell us about it in the comments below.

—Kristina Moy

All images courtesy of the retailers.