Office Gifts Under $20 – For All Kinds of Coworkers

Choosing an office gift can be hard, especially if you don’t really know a person. However, the right gift can change the entire office environment. But the wrong gift, may just mess everything up.

Here’s a list of some safe gifts we found, all for about $20 or less (except we threw in some cool expensive robot thing at the end).

Seally Cap Reusable Silicone Food Saver, Set of 3

The Seally Cap is a versatile kitchen utensil that allows you to reseal items such as canned goods, glasses, canned beverages, fruits, veggies & more. A reviewer says, “Clever little gadgets. Very useful, but there is a learning curve on using them. Flipping them inside out around my fingers, then grabbing the rim or edge of the item, through the seally , and then flipping it around the item seems to be the trick.”

Price: $14.99
List Price: $14.99
Manufacturer: Simpliuniik, Inc.
Model: SC3PK
Size: Stretches from 2″to 4″
Color: Blue, Pink, Orange
Price Checked: 2016-12-10

  • Extends the life of fruits & veggies
  • Reseals canned goods
  • Adapts to different shapes and sizes
  • Reusable silicone that is microwave, dishwasher and freezer safe
  • Reduces the use of plastic wrap, plastic bags and aluminum foil

Sugru Moldable Glue – Black & White (Pack of 8)

Sugru is the world’s first mouldable glue that turns into rubber. A reviewer says, “this is nifty stuff and definitely does what it promises.” Another says, “I used Sugru on both bigger and smaller projects. For smaller projects, 1. the paint on my glasses arms were chipped off, and repeated contact with it caused inflammation on my skin. I covered the glasses arms with a thin layer of Sugru, and it took care of the problem.”

Price: $8.99
List Price: $15.00
Manufacturer: Sugru
Model: SBW8
Color: Black & White
Price Checked: 2016-12-10

  • Self-setting rubber, formed by hand and cures at room temperature overnight
  • Self-adhesive – bonds to aluminum, steel, ceramics, glass, wood and some fabrics. Removable from most non-porous surfaces
  • Waterproof, UV resistant, electrically insulating and dishwasher proof when cured
  • Bendable to any color and temperature resistant from -58 to +356 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Please see individual foil packages for use by date. Store Sugru in the fridge to triple its shelf-life!

Back to the Roots Organic Mushroom Farm

Back to the Roots is on a mission to Undo Food. In a college class, we learned mushrooms could grow entirely on spent coffee grounds. After watching hours of how-to videos and turning our fraternity kitchen into a big science experiment, we eventually decided to give up our corporate job offers to instead become full-time mushroom farmers. A reviewer says, “It works! Be patient. In my case, the mushrooms appeared on day 7. Oyster mushrooms, in my opinion, have the best taste, very potent and clean flavor.”

Price: $22.85
List Price: $22.85
Manufacturer: Back to the Roots
Model: 11000
Size: Original Farm
Color: brown
Release Date: 2015-07-16
Price Checked: 2016-12-10

  • Grow gourmet, organic oyster mushrooms right out of the box in just 10 days! Just open the box, mist with water, and harvest 10 days later. The Mushroom Farm lasts for months in the box unopened, making a great gift item for kids, families, foodies & chefs!
  • Growing your own mushrooms has never been easier – the mushroom garden includes organic, plant-based soil inside (yields multiple crops!), oyster mushroom spawn, a spray mister for easy watering, and organic heirloom tomato seeds to grow with your composted mushroom kit.
  • Learn more about mycology and the science inside your home mushroom garden – download the Mushroom Farm curriculum at backtotheroots.com for lessons on how mushrooms grow, their role in our ecosystem, and a daily log to track your mushrooms as they grow.
  • Grow One, Give One! Submit a photo of your growing Mushroom Farm – for every photo Back to the Roots receives, they donate one to a classroom of your choice. Upload your photo at backtotheroots.com/giveone.
  • Cook homegrown! Once you harvest your mushrooms, visit backtotheroots.com for mouthwatering mushroom recipe ideas – from mushroom tacos to sushi, burgers, ramen, and more – there’s an oyster mushroom recipe for every palette!

Mionix PROPUS 380 Gaming Surface

Mionix Propus 380 is the physical answer to performance, design and innovation. The new developed surface is treated with a special silver-metallic plastic coating. According to test results, this special coating offers optimal tracking conditions and improves the overall performance of the mouse movements.

Price: $19.62
List Price: $20.59
Manufacturer: Mionix
Model: PROPUS-380
Color: Silver
Price Checked: 2016-12-10

  • Unique silver-metallic plastic coating ensures optimal tracking
  • Fine textured surface for a smoother glide and precise movements
  • S.Q.A.T value: 9
  • Thickness: 4mm
  • Compatibility: LED-optical & laser
  • Extra-wide tracking area for sweeping movements without interruption
  • Unique material combination for durability and feel

Outlite A100 High Powered Tactical Flashlight – Ultra Bright LED Handheld Flashlight – Portable Outdoor Water Resistant Torch with Adjustable Focus and 5 Light Modes for Camping Hiking etc

A reviewer says, “I bought this with the intention of adding to my home security, but have now realized that this holy beam of blinding light is more than enough to convert even the most dastardly burglar. Having tested this lightsaber with the broad focus, i can only surmise that a blast from the focused beam would be similar to staring at the sun with some laser.”

Price: $14.99
List Price: $49.99
Manufacturer: outlite
Price Checked: 2016-12-10

  • ADJUSTABLE FOCUS: Intense Spotlight for long range observation can up to 600 feet, Circle Floodlight for large area illumination
  • SPECIAL POWER: High-Efficiency and Great Output LED Chip, Super Bright Tac Light
  • ADVANCED DESIGN: Skid-Proof design & Water Resistant design (Impressive performance among handheld flashlights)
  • POWERE SOURCE: 1pc 18650 Lithium-ion Battery (Not included) or 3pcs AAA Battery (not included)
  • FIVE LIGHT MODES: 3 Brightness Levels, Tactical Security design with Disrupter Strobe and SOS Function

Healthy Human 20 oz Cruiser – Keeps Hot & Cold Beverages 2X’s Longer. Insulated Stainless Steel Tumbler Cup with Lid & Straw. Graphite

Our Double Walled Vacuum Insulated Tumbler Cruisers go above and beyond any glass, plastic or paper cup. These guys were designed to keep your ice 2x’s longer and work just as well with those steamy hot beverages.

Price: $18.99
List Price: $24.99
Manufacturer: Healthy Human
Size: 20 oz.
Color: Graphite
Price Checked: 2016-12-10

  • KEEPS LIQUIDS COLD & HOT 2X’S LONGER THAN ANY REGULAR CUP OR TUMBLER: Ideal vacuum Insulated tumbler for Hot & Cold Drinks – Iced Water, Coffee, Tea, Kombucha, Smoothies & Beer.
  • 100% SWEAT RESISTANT – Our unique powder-coated matte finish exterior never sweats or transfers heat or cold temperatures. Zero dripping on your clothes and bag. No puddles in your car holder or on your desk.
  • BPA FREE 100% PREMIUM FOOD GRADE 18/8 STAINLESS STEEL – Zero Toxins, Zero BPA, Zero Lead. No Phthalates. Extensive 3rd party lab testing for US FDA and European Safety Guidelines.
  • KEEPS ORIGINAL LIQUID FLAVORS – Does not retain or impart flavors. FITS MOST CUPHOLDERS.
  • WHAT’S INCLUDED: 20oz Tumbler. Clear Tritan Splash Proof Lid. Steel Straw. Straw Cleaner. Hydro Use & Care Guide.

WowWee MiP Robot, White/Black, One Size

Introducing MiP! MiP has an inquisitive and responsive personality communicated through motion, sounds, and RGB LED eyes. With his unique dual wheel balancing, MiP is able to navigate his surroundings, follow hand gestures, and even follow objects around. Unique dual-wheel balancing with fast speeds and on the dime turning. Hand gesture command recognition.

Price: $58.99
List Price: $59.41
Manufacturer: WowWee Import
Model: 821
Size: One Size
Color: FFP MiP White
Price Checked: 2016-12-10

  • Gesture Sense allows your WowWee robot to respond to gesture-based interactions like swipes, claps, touch and more
  • BLE allows your WowWee product to seamlessly connect to and interact with your smart devices
  • Sound detection system allows your WowWee robot to react to noises in its environment
  • Free app provides control and/or enhanced gameplay on your smart device

Cozmo

Say hello to Cozmo, a gifted little guy with a mind of his own. He’s a real-life robot like you’ve only seen in movies, with a one-of-a-kind personality that evolves the more you hang out. He’ll nudge you to play and keep you constantly surprised. Cozmo’s your accomplice in a crazy amount of fun.

Price: $458.00
List Price: $179.99
Manufacturer: Anki, Inc.
Model: 000-00048
Release Date: 2016-10-16
Price Checked: 2016-12-10

  • Cozmo is a real-life robot like you’ve only seen in movies, with a one-of-a-kind personality that evolves the more you hang out.
  • Cozmo expresses real emotions in response to your actions.
  • Requires a free app and the processing power of your compatible mobile phone/tablet to access high level robotics functions that brings Cozmo to life.
  • New games and upgrades are unlocked the more you play. Durability and security have been rigorously tested.
  • The Cozmo SDK Beta is a connected robotics platform for makers, hobbyists, educators and researchers. More details at developer.anki.com.

Pie Face Showdown Game

The hilarious Pie Face Showdown game brings friends and family together for lots of laugh-out-loud fun. First, players load the arm with whipped cream (not included) or the included sponge. Then each player places their chin on one of the chin rests and at the count of 3, rapidly mashes the button nearest to them, which activates the hand on the throwing arm. The suspense builds as players try to get the arm to move toward their opponent, and when it gets too close to the pie thrower, it’ll spring up, and that player will get creamed! The player who doesn’t get “pie-faced” wins.

Price: $18.50
List Price: $24.99
Manufacturer: Hasbro
Model: C0193
Color: multicolor
Price Checked: 2016-12-10

  • Pie-throwing arm could go off at any moment
  • Hilarious family fun
  • Easy to set up and clean
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