Gifts are my love language! I love giving gifts that the recipient will actually like and what’s more fun than matching the gift to the birthday theme! Here are a few Birthday Gift Ideas that are all under $20 and match a popular birthday theme for you to consider! *Amazon affiliate links are included in this post.
Mermaid themed parties are still popular and so are Mermaid themed gifts.
So many gifts related to space! Here are some basic space ideas for different age ranges.
- First big space book – for the younger kiddos
- Smithsonian Space book – so fascinating for older kids
- Space Legos – always a fun space themed toy!
Ninja themed birthdays can go from Ninja Warrior to Ninjago style!
- Ninja dress up set
- Ninjago Legos
- Black Belt Bunny book – such a cute book! My 9 year old still reads it!
Unicorns are always beloved and there are so many fun gift options in this theme!
My kids are huge fans of anything Cat/Kitty! Here are options for all ages/genders.
- Cat stuffed animal – My daughter has this one, it’s very cute!
- Catstronauts book series – My son loves these books!
- Enchantimals Cat doll – this series of dolls is perfect for animal lovers!
Rainbows are so pretty and full of life so they are a perfect birthday theme!
- Planting a Rainbow book – Perfect for little ones (this was my daughters favorite book as a toddler)
- Rainbow scratch paper set
- Lite Brite
Art party gifts are so fun and so easy to find at craft stores especially!
- Crayola art kit – great for drawing
- Craft kit – so many supplies for so many projects
- Eraser art book and kit – for older crafters
Animals themes, especially puppies, really are the best and finding a gift to match is a snap!
From my experience Monster trucks are a pretty popular theme for little boys and the toys are pretty cool to give!
- Monster truck toy 1:24 scale die cast – so many choices but this one I thought was pretty cool!
- Small 2 pack monster trucks
- Monster truck golden book – fun book for little ones!
Dinosaurs never go out of style and are loved by all kids!
- Mini dino set
- Large realistic dinosaur toy
- Dinosaur Lego Pterodactyl set
- National Geographic Little First Dinosaur book
I know that is a lot of links but I hope it give you some birthday gift ideas by theme! Depending on your budget – combine a few of the ideas for an amazing gift!
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