Almost there. That’s how most of us are probably thinking right about now. With the big day officially one week away, it’s time to wrap up the holiday shopping and start wrapping those gifts. However, for some of us, procrastination has won us over and there’s still a lot to be done. Hey, we’re not here to judge, just help. Especially when it comes to some last minute budgetary options that are sure to bring a smile to their faces.
Last minute gifts are often considered afterthoughts – unfortunately shown through either a lazy or lackluster present or presentation. Not here though. What follows below are 20 last minute gifts for under $20 because, well, this is the giving season after all so we figured we offer up some handy options on the proverbial silver platter for your choosing. From much-needed EDC items to pocket notebooks to even a rubber band gun for the grown menace, we trust you’ll find some gems in the list below.
Field Notes Memo Pocket Notebook
Combining a stylish exterior with a discreet size, the Memo Pocket Notebook functions and fits exactly how you’d assume it would. Each notebook comes with 48 lined “Bright White” pages and is sure to be a useful keepsake for note taking on the fly.
Survival and Cross Jump Rope
Jumping rope has been a go-to exercise for athletes the world over for decades. The only thing that’s changed is the quality of the equipment. Needless to say, Survival and Cross has us covered in that department.
Craighill Wilson Keyring
Made here in the USA from 1/8” diameter brass, this handy keyring boasts a refreshing approach to the classic organizational accessory with a little help from its hook-and-eye style closure.
SanDisk 32GB MicroSD
What’s the point of taking all those holiday photos without the capacity to store them all? The SanDisk MicroSD comes complete with 32GB of storage, up to 30MB/s read speed, is compatible with both Android smartphones and tablets, and comes with a 10-year warranty.
Richer Poorer Theo Socks
We get it, socks are a notoriously boring gift. However, with Richer Poorer it doesn’t have to be that way. Here, their classic Theo Socks are made of quality combed cotton and look stylish as can be for those in interested in standing out amongst the crowd.
GearWrench Drive Gimbal Ratchet
A perfect tool for gearheads everywhere, this gimbal design allows the ratchet to pivot in two directions – providing easier access when needed – and comes complete with an anodized finish.
For the dapper man, this pomade is a no shine light to medium hold style paste that won’t weigh your hair down while keeping things groomed and in place for hours on end.
Gerber Dime Multi-tool
Sturdy as can be and built from durable stainless steel, the Gerber Dime comes complete with 10 tools, features a convenient butterfly opening and an overall length of 4.25 inches making this a pocket-friendly tool you can’t leave home without.
Exotac Waterproof FireSleeve
The great outdoors can be an unforgiving environment. So if the need to keep fire on hand is necessary, the USA-made Exotac FireSleeve works to protect your lighter from up to 3 feet of water, and even floats on its own accord.
Sriracha Key Chain
Keep it spicy year round with a little help from these key chains housing everyone favorite sweet and spicy Chile sauce. Need we say more?
Morakniv Outdoor Knife
Boasting a 4.1 inch fixed Sandvik 12C27 blade, this outdoor knife is an ideal camping and hunting essential. The Morakniv measures in at a total length of 8.6 inches, comes with a color-matching sheath, and a belt clip for good measure.
Award-winning and remarkably fairly priced, the LifeStraw can filter up to 1000 liters of contaminated or questionable water without the need for any chemicals, batteries, or additional moving parts.
Alvin Self Healing Cutting Mat
Constructed from high-quality vinyl composite this stylish and useful cutting mat is perfect for all sorts of blades, host both a green and black side, a grid with 45 and 60-degree angle guides, and .5L inch marks.
Trayvax Summit Wallet
For anyone who favors everyday carry minimalism, the Summit Wallet from Trayvax is a great starting point. It’s incredibly lightweight, slim (a profile of just .375 inches) and is handmade right here in the USA.
A work of art as well as a reliable writing tool, the Bullet Pen has been exhibited in New York’s Museum of Modern Art for years and has been tested in space – proving its internal pressurized ink cartridge can function just fine in zero gravity.
Gearward Keychain Duct Tape
The myriad uses of duct tape come as no surprise to any handyman. Which is why these pocket-sized refillable duct tape rolls are such a useful accessory to keep at the ready at all times.
Dango Waterproof Storage Capsule
If it’s aspirin or allergy medicine that’s a must for outdoor adventuring, Dango’s Waterproof Storage Capsule is a must. It’s waterproof up to 1,000 feet, completely food safe, and can securely attach to a keychain Dango wallet, or hiking pack.
Fulton and Roark Shampoo and Body Wash
Purposed to reduce the clutter in the shower, this two-in-one shampoo body wash is a cedar and sage-scented gem that will keep you feeling refreshed and reborn at the end of a long day or after a long night out.
PPK Rubber Band Gun
Modeled after the 1960s-style Walther PPK, this solid hardwood rubber band gun from Elastic Precision can semi-automatically fire 5 rubber bands at a time up to 20 feet and is sure to satisfy the big kid in all of us.
Teton Sports Trailrunner
A perfect accessory for the hiker, backpacker, or all-around outdoor fanatic, the Teton Sports Trailrunner boasts a BPA free 2-liter hydration bladder, a kink-free sip tube, and a push-lock cushioned bite valve.
The 50 Best Gifts For Men Under $50
Have some more coin to spend? Take a look at this list of the 50 best men’s gifts under $50 before it’s too late.