I need inexpensive gift suggestions. $5.00 or less! For Christmas.

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Older teens, homeless men. Hubby and I are buying for them instead of each other. We already bought perfumes, fingernail polish, shaving cream, soap, and deodorants. We wanted to try to add a more personal gift to each one of them something they may not need but that may want.

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  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Nov 08, 2017
    For what age group and sex?
    • ReneJackson ReneJackson on Nov 08, 2017
      18-F, 50 to 75 -M. Need stocking stuffer type gifts for teen center and homeless shelter that suggested other gifts rather than soaps, deodorants, and cologne. Hard to figure right!
  • Pam Pam on Nov 08, 2017
    Buy a score card for Farkle Cut off and place 1 in each gift Type instructions and include 5 dice and a pen Family game under $5
  • Linda Sikut Linda Sikut on Nov 08, 2017
    Can you bake for these gifts? Biscotti is pretty easy and looks high end. I'd use something like this then instead of coarse sugar on top, I'd dip each one in melted chocolate chips. (tip: add a little shortening to the chocolate if is too thick. Be careful and don't get it too hot.
  • Bar25636842 Bar25636842 on Nov 08, 2017
    Check out the Dollar Tree store! For the home-Christmas towel, cake mix & a spatula! For the Office-Post it notes, pens, etc...For the kids-Gloves, coloring book & crayons. For everyone-Candy! Lots of gift ideas!
  • Vimarhonor Vimarhonor on Nov 08, 2017
    For adults or children- men or women?
    Scratch off lottery ticket was always popular at my office.
    I think a nice chocolate bar, candle, handlotion or lip balm would be welcomed
    for ladies.
  • Liz Liz on Nov 08, 2017
    make a lighted holiday wreath. from vines, pinecones, Styrofoam wreaths as a base. or a straw wreath. stiff corrugated cardboard.
    get a wired plastic candle dig out a hole to set candle into. string the candle into so that the bulb is centered. Add what ever onto the wreath i.e. bow, greenery. spray paint the wreath before inserting faux candle and wiring. ta da.
    It was a hit with all of my son's teachers. and was a good boy scout project..
  • Make gifts! Who are the gifts for so that we can provide suggestions. Male? Female? Adult? Children? Coworkers? Neighbors?
  • Johnavallance82 Johnavallance82 on Nov 08, 2017
    POp into your local Thrift Shop or Dollar store......
  • Kuz12095710 Kuz12095710 on Nov 08, 2017
    you can take mason jars and make a cookie recipe in them or soup recipe and include the card so they know what they need to do to complete it.
  • ReneJackson ReneJackson on Nov 08, 2017
    I'm sorry should have explained better. Instead of my husband and I getting gifts for one another we decided to donate gifted to a local teen center(my gifts and hubby to a male adult homeless shelter). No soap, deodorants, shaving cream, or perfumes. Got those already. We want possibly home made gifts. Thank you all.
  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Nov 08, 2017
    Dollar store to the rescue....They have Mugs,Candy,Hot Cocoa,All kinds of snacks,.Fill christmas stockings with gums and candy,a mug with hot chocolate,a baskets of cookies,chips etc.Lots of ideas
  • Cyn13875733 Cyn13875733 on Nov 08, 2017
    For whom? Is there a theme?

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