25 of the best secret Santa and white elephant gifts of 2019

From a Bob Ross Chia Pet to a unicorn snow tube, these gifts will be a hit at any holiday exchange.
These fun yet useful gifts are sure to be a hit.
These fun yet useful gifts are sure to be a hit.Amazon
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The Secret Santa and white elephant gift exchanges are some of our favorite holiday traditions and this year we’ve found the ultimate white elephant gifts to wow your fellow swappers.

From ugly Christmas sweaters to Bluetooth speakers, this treasure trove of cheeky and useful white elephant gift ideas is sure to bring out the holiday (and competitive) spirit in all.

Let the games begin!

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Bestselling Secret Santa gifts

1. Wacky Waving Inflatable Tube Guy

This mini wacky inflatable tube guy has a fan at the bottom so he'll dance and inflate wherever you put him.

2. The Original Toilet Mug

Feeling more in a gag gift mood? This toilet-shaped coffee mug is sure to elicit a few giggles.

3. Bob Ross Chia Pet

Celebrate "The Joy of Painting" every day with this Bob Ross Chia Pet, which is currently the bestselling planter on Amazon.

4. VicTsing Bluetooth Shower Speaker

Shower singers can put on the perfect bathroom concert with this portable waterproof speaker. It features a handy clip so you can hang it in the shower or attach it to a backpack for on-the-go listening.

5. Burt's Bees Essential Gift Set

Winter is here, which means dry skin is ready to rear its ugly head. This set from Burt's Bees features a cleansing cream, hand salve, lip balm, foot cream and body lotion which is sure to keep you moisturized all winter long.

Secret Santa gifts under $15

1. The Screaming Goat

This one's exactly what it looks like: a goat figurine that screams when you press it! Perfect for that coworker that needs to let out a little frustration.

2. Bob Ross Talking Bobblehead

Celebrate "The Joy of Painting" with this talking Bob Ross bobblehead that says 10 different phrases and comes with a tiny booklet of paintings.

3. Dash Mini Waffle Maker

Who doesn't love waffles? This tiny but mighty waffle maker is bound to be a hit and it has over 6,000 reviews on Amazon.

4. Thomas Kinkade Disney Dreams 2020 Calendar

2020 will be here before you know it, so ring in the new year with a calendar filled with gorgeous Disney paintings by Thomas Kinkade.

5. "The Star Wars Cook Book: Wookiee Cookies and Other Galactic Recipes," by Robin Davis

This bestseller was published in 1998 and has gained popularity recently with the release of the latest movies in the epic space saga. From C-3PO pancakes to Jedi juice bars, this intergalactic "Star Wars" cookbook features healthy snacks, delicious dishes, sweet treats and easy main courses that no rebel can resist.

6. Ugly Xmas Couples Pullover

Twice the ugly, twice the fun! There must always be an ugly Christmas sweater in every white elephant swap. As luck would have it, this one is built for two.

7. Oooh Yeah Pizza Socks

Pizza socks are a hilarious gift for an office gift exchange — and are especially perfect for the pizza lover in your group.

Secret Santa gifts under $25

1. Don't Speak! Coffee Mug

If you're heading to a work holiday party, this sassy coffee mug is sure to be hit with any coworkers who can't do anything before that first sip of coffee.

2. "Little Fires Everywhere," by Celeste Ng

This gripping novel has been at the top of many peoples' must-read lists ever since Hulu announced it was being turned it into a TV series starring Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington.

3. "Mean Girls" Burn Book Journal

This year marked the 15th anniversary of "Mean Girls" and you'll have the most "fetch" gift at the party with this burn book journal.

4. Poo-Pourri Spritz and Makeup Gift Set

This is the "ultimate set for going on-the-go" since it contains two bottles of Poo-Pourri and a handy makeup case to carry them in.

5. "Raining Men" Bubble Dome Umbrella

The Weather Girls have inspired a first-rate white elephant gift! So don’t be surprised if the recipient of this clever umbrella starts singing“It’s raining men, hallelujah!” at the top of their lungs upon opening.

6. Bigmouth Inc Winter Unicorn Inflatable Snow Tube

If you dream of riding a unicorn, now’s your chance! This giant inflatable snow tube brings out the kid in all of us.

7. Langria Bath Bomb Set

You'll find a lot of silly gifts on this list, but this isn't one of them. People will be stealing this set of six bath bombs any chance they get!

Secret Santa gifts under $50

1. The Comfy Oversized Blanket Sweatshirt

This cozy and oversized sweatshirt is basically a blanket you can wear. There's even a handy pocket in the front to stash a few snacks.

2. Fire TV Stick

The Fire TV Stick is perfect for the TV aficionado in your life. This streaming stick has access to popular apps like Netflix, Hulu and Disney Plus.

3. Burrito Blanket

This blanket went wildly viral earlier this year and it's bound to get stolen more than a few times during a white elephant exchange.

4. Truff Hot Sauce

This truffle oil-infused hot sauce is one of Oprah's Favorite Things for 2019, so you know it'll be a hit.

5. Hydro Flask Travel Coffee Mug

This travel-friendly coffee mug is designed to keep cold drinks cold and hot drinks hot for hours.

6. Sagaform Wine Carafe with Oak Stopper

This elegant wine carafe is hard to beat for a wine lover.

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