It’s that time of year again when we all draw names from a hat and need to come up with something clever and inexpensive for an office Secret Santa we may or may not know very well. I don’t know about you, but I always run screaming to the internet for office Secret Santa gift ideas and end up turning away from my computer with increased anxiety.
Whatever type of gift exchange you’re participating in, we’ve come up with some holiday gift exchange ideas for your office party that won’t break the bank, are entirely appropriate for a colleague or boss, and you won’t mind taking home at the end of a White Elephant exchange.
10 Secret Santa Gift Ideas for the Office
Succulents make excellent desk plants and can be found at local farmer’s markets, craft shows, florists, and even online. In a variety of shapes, sizes, colors, and arrangements, you can find a succulent for pretty much any budget and walk away with an office Secret Santa gift idea that brightens someone’s day and desk.
2. Desk Vacuum
3. Magical Tape Dispenser
Brighten a co-worker’s desk with this Unicorn Shaped Tape Dispenser. It even includes 2 rolls of rainbow tape, sure to bring a little magic and sparkle to the whole office.
4. Puzzle and LEGO-Inspired Calendar
Do you have a coworker who likes puzzles and building things? Check out this LEGO-inspired calendar that lets them reconstruct their month every 30 days…it’s the gift that just keeps giving!
5. Medieval Weapon Push Pins
You know that person who talks like a pirate on talk like a pirate day? Give them something to raise a mug of grog to with these medieval weapon push pins for their memo board!
6. Bubble Wrap Calendar
Do I really need to say more? This bubble wrap calendar is simultaneously for the person in your office who’s the most like a kid, yet has the best self-control. How could you not pop all of the days at once?!
7. Wireless Charger
Tired of lending out your phone charger and never getting it back? This Wireless Charging Pad is the perfect gift for the co-worker who is always asking if anyone has an extra iPhone charger.
8. Luke’s Diner Mug
Perfect for the Gilmore Girl’s fan in your office, pair this Star’s Hollow mug with a “No Cellphones” sign and some strong coffee.
9. Stylish Pencil Cup and Glasses Holder
Is someone in your office always losing her glasses? Give her this chic pencil and glasses holder to dress up her desk and make sure she always knows where to find her glasses!
10. Foot Hammock
We all may be at work, but that’s no reason our feet shouldn’t be on vacation! Send your coworker on a beach getaway right from his or her desk with an under-the-desk foot hammock! (This has the added bonus of also helping to make sitting at a desk more comfortable and ergonomic!)
Gearing Up For Your Office Holiday Party?
These occasions can be fraught with opportunities for faux pas.
Want to avoid potential awkward social encounters? Brush up on your holiday party etiquette here before you do something you might regret at this year’s office gathering.
Looking for the perfect place to host an office party in the Wakefield MA area? These fine dining establishments near Wakefield could be great potential venue options.