12 Secret Santa Gifts For Coworkers That Everyone Will Love

12 Secret Santa Gifts For Coworkers That Everyone Will Love

Secret Christmas gift ideas for this Christmas season

Although Secret Santa is a favorite tradition in the office that is all about having fun and getting in the Christmas spirit, choosing a great gift can be stressful. On the one hand, you want to have it at an affordable price, but on the other hand, you still want to buy a thoughtful gift for the person you work with every day. If you feel like you’ve run out of ideas, we’ve got you covered! Here are 12 ideas for secret Santa gifts for everyone, just in time for the Black Friday deals.

12 inspired secret Santa gifts

1. Krus

Let’s face it, you can never go wrong with a mug. Any colleague will appreciate a chance to replace their usual coffee or tea mug with a new one. Go for a personal or festive mug to make it more fun. For example, it may display the logo of their favorite show or a smart offer regarding their job.

2. T-shirt

A t-shirt allows you to be as creative as you want. It can be about anything your colleague is interested in: a movie, a show, travel, cooking or even their zodiac sign. You’ll probably never see them play it in the office, but rest assured they will love the new addition to their home or workout clothes.

3. Pillows

How about a plush and comfortable pillow for their office chair? We all know how hard all these hours of sitting time is on our loins. Make this secret Santa gift a little more fun with an interesting pattern or quote and your colleague will definitely love it.

4. Reusable tote bag

With the advent of green thinking, it will definitely be a good idea to help your colleague make their everyday life a little more sustainable. Give them a beautiful but sturdy tote bag and you will never see them bring their lunch in an old clothing store bag again.

5. Socks

Everyone knows that the story of socks is completely changed. What was a boring gift when we were kids is now a thoughtful and cozy gift that anyone would appreciate. Do not skimp on creativity and find a pair of fun socks they will love to wear with their serious office shoes.

6. Telephone case

Is your choice for this year’s secret Santa gift a little clumsy with their phone? Or are they the opposite, very careful never to lose it? In either case (pun intended), a phone cover can be very useful. There is a large selection online and it is easy to find something for everyone. Just make sure you get your colleague’s phone model right!

Cozy rug

We can not ignore the truth; no matter where flashy or technological gifts other people choose, cozy gifts are always the most used and most pleasing. Make your colleague’s Christmas movie sessions more toaster with a cozy rug in their favorite color.

8. Candles

Candles are a fairly common gift, and for good reason. Who does not love to light an aromatic candle and relax at home on a cool Christmas Eve? So go ahead and pick a fragrance that you think your colleague will like and help them escape the stress of the stressful work tasks at the end of the year.

9. Stainless steel straw

We talked about eco-friendly secret Santa gifts before, but your eco-conscious colleague might already own a tote bag. In this case, a stainless steel straw is your next best choice. Help them drink their favorite cold drink all day, and protect the turtles with a compact, recyclable straw that they can carry with them at all times.

10. Notebook

Some colleagues enjoy taking their daily schedule from their online calendar and writing it down on paper. If your secret Santa choice is one of these people, an elegant notebook with a matching pen will be much appreciated. Take it a step further and present them with a special notebook that is made from recycled materials or even recyclable.

11. Gift basket

If you have a hard time choosing just one thing, a gift basket is probably the right choice for you. For example, you can make a special gift basket for your tea-loving colleague with a mug, a few tea bags and an infuser. Or you can make a gift basket with uniquely colored pens, banknotes, paper clips and stickers for a stationery enthusiast.

12. Online subscription

If you and your colleagues this year are making a secret Santa Claus from a distance, here’s a bonus idea. Since you can not give them their gifts, an online subscription that they find in their virtual mailbox works just as well. The subscription can be for their favorite streaming, audiobook or music service. You can give them a few months and still stay within budget.


All of these Secret Santa gift ideas provide wonderful choices for this holiday season. They will definitely bring joy to the workplace and get everyone in the holiday mood while they manage to stay within a low price range. But in the end, we must remember that it is not just about the gifts. The most important thing is to ensure that everyone has fun and connects with their colleagues.

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