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30 Affordable (But Awesome) Gift Ideas For College Students

30 Affordable (But Awesome) Gift Ideas For College Students

Affordable and awesome gift ideas for college students! These are the best gifts for students whether they're teens, boys or girls, that they will love!

Need gift ideas for college students? Scenario: the holiday season is right around the corner and you’re a struggling college student trying to find gifts for other struggling college students! Or maybe you’re a parent trying to think of gift ideas for college students, without totally breaking the bank. What to do?! No fear. I’ve put together 30 affordable (but awesome) gift ideas for college students for anyone with a small budget for this holiday season!

1. Scratch Map

A cool way to visually keep track of the places that you have been. Hang it up on a wall as you plan your future destinations!

Anything map related makes for great gifts for college students! 30 Affordable (But Awesome) Gift Ideas For College Students

2. LED Lamp Gel Nail Polish Dryer

Dry your LED gel nail polish faster with this handy tool. Pun somewhat intended.

30 Affordable (But Awesome) Gift Ideas For College Students 30 Affordable (But Awesome) Gift Ideas For College Students

3. Electronic S’mores Maker

Have a hard time securing a campfire for a s’mores making session? No worries. This electronic s’mores maker will have you making s’mores all year round.

30 Affordable (But Awesome) Gift Ideas For College Students 30 Affordable (But Awesome) Gift Ideas For College Students

4. Mini Projector

For your next movie night, mix it up a little bit by using an old fashioned projector to watch movies on a wall or screen!

30 Affordable (But Awesome) Gift Ideas For College Students 30 Affordable (But Awesome) Gift Ideas For College Students

5. Mermaid Blanket

….Come on. Who wouldn’t love to pretend like they’re a mermaid?

30 Affordable (But Awesome) Gift Ideas For College Students 30 Affordable (But Awesome) Gift Ideas For College Students

6. Pokéball Herb/Spice Grinder

Need to combine your love of Pokémon and your need for a grinder? Look no further.

30 Affordable (But Awesome) Gift Ideas For College Students

7. Polaroid Camera

Want to share your love for all things nostalgic? How about this Polaroid Camera?

30 Affordable (But Awesome) Gift Ideas For College Students

 30 Affordable (But Awesome) Gift Ideas For College Students

8. Record Player

Know someone who loves old records? This will be perfect for them.

30 Affordable (But Awesome) Gift Ideas For College Students

 30 Affordable (But Awesome) Gift Ideas For College Students

9. Tile (GPS Tracker)

Attach this little gadget to anything (keys, wallet, etc.), and never lose them again!

30 Affordable (But Awesome) Gift Ideas For College Students

10. Huion H420 USB Graphics Drawing Tablet

If you know someone who likes to draw, this might be the gift for them.

30 Affordable (But Awesome) Gift Ideas For College Students 30 Affordable (But Awesome) Gift Ideas For College Students

 

11. Laptop Decal

Whether its stickers or skins, check on Etsy to give someone a creative way to decorate their device!

30 Affordable (But Awesome) Gift Ideas For College Students 30 Affordable (But Awesome) Gift Ideas For College Students

12. Pineapple Power Bank

Why use a boring charger when you can have this one?

30 Affordable (But Awesome) Gift Ideas For College Students 30 Affordable (But Awesome) Gift Ideas For College Students

13. Personalized Leather Cord Wraps Organizer

Tired of your headphones and other chords getting tangled? Use this personalized leather cable organizer to keep everything neat.

30 Affordable (But Awesome) Gift Ideas For College Students

14. Monogrammed Phone Caddy

Keep your credit card or ID in this caddy, which attaches to the back of your phone. Personalize it with your name.

30 Affordable (But Awesome) Gift Ideas For College Students

15. Lightweight Backpack

Chances are, by this time in the year, they could use a new one.

30 Affordable (But Awesome) Gift Ideas For College Students

16. Sushi Making Kit

Make your own sushi right at home.

30 Affordable (But Awesome) Gift Ideas For College Students

 30 Affordable (But Awesome) Gift Ideas For College Students

17. Electric Chocolate Fondue Pot

Great for parties!

30 Affordable (But Awesome) Gift Ideas For College Students

18. Japanese Candy Making Kits

Anything food related make for great gift ideas for college students…especially if it has to do with candy (…great energy source for studying.)

30 Affordable (But Awesome) Gift Ideas For College Students

19. Dimmable LED Desk Lamp

Achieve your ideal level of brightness.

30 Affordable (But Awesome) Gift Ideas For College Students

20. Coffee Milk Froth Wand

Top your coffee with frothy milk right at home.

30 Affordable (But Awesome) Gift Ideas For College Students

21. Savvy Infusion Water Bottle

Infuse your water with fruity flavors.

30 Affordable (But Awesome) Gift Ideas For College Students

 30 Affordable (But Awesome) Gift Ideas For College Students

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22. A Hammock

It’s one of those things you always wished you had, but never bought.

30 Affordable (But Awesome) Gift Ideas For College Students 30 Affordable (But Awesome) Gift Ideas For College Students

23. Food Gift Box

There are so many options. You can go the more wholesome/healthy route ORRR you could satisfy a sweet tooth with a less healthy version.

30 Affordable (But Awesome) Gift Ideas For College Students

24. DVD Boxed Sets

Nostalgic DVD boxed sets are always great gift ideas for college students. Bring them back to their youth with a favorite show from their youth, or skip the flashbacks and stock them up with their current favorite series.

30 Affordable (But Awesome) Gift Ideas For College Students

25. Camera Lens for Smartphone

Attach the lens onto your phone and take higher quality photos. #selfie

30 Affordable (But Awesome) Gift Ideas For College Students

26. Dinner Dice

Find yourself tired of choosing the same meals for dinner? Use these dinner dice to keep you on your toes.

30 Affordable (But Awesome) Gift Ideas For College Students

27. Shark Week Cookie Mug

Plates are out. Mugs are in.

30 Affordable (But Awesome) Gift Ideas For College Students

28. Cards Against Humanity

Always a crowd-pleaser!

30 Affordable (But Awesome) Gift Ideas For College Students

 

29. A “State” Pillow

All college students could use something to feel a little closer to home.

30 Affordable (But Awesome) Gift Ideas For College Students

30. LED Fish Tank

This tank is small enough to easily fit into a dorm room and its LED lights will be pretty to look at during the night.

30 Affordable (But Awesome) Gift Ideas For College Students

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These are awesome gift ideas for college students!

*This is a sponsored post. All opinions are my own. 

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