White Elephant Gift Ideas

white elephant gift exchange ideas

White Elephant gift exchanges are a perennial favorite holiday party for large groups for a reason. You can get--and give--just about anything!

From movie themed gifts to handmade items, to only used items from home (no new purchases allowed!), the rules for each white elephant party are a little different, but the end result is always the same: a fun time is had by all!

If you want to HOST a white elephant gift exchange, click here for a variety of theme ideas as well as guidelines for hosting a successful white elephant party! 

Some of the Best 
White Elephant Gift Exchange Ideas:

No elephants, but any one of these hilarious novelty dinner plates would make a great white elephant party gift!

Who already has a pegleg Pirate Corkscrew? NOBODY. 

Who wants a pegleg Pirate Corkscrew?  EVERYBODY.

The MacGyver of hair accessories, these tactical hair clips/multitool barrettes have a serrated edge for cutting through zip ties, screwdriver tip for tightening glasses, claw tip for opening boxes, and more. That is, when they're not keeping your bangs out of your eyes...

The Super-Duper Reindeer Pooper makes another fun party gift!

 A single-serving microwave popcorn popper. Also comes in a larger, family size!

This tissue box cover will be the most sought-after gift!

Be sure to install a box of tissues before wrapping, for full effect.

An Assortment of Batteries with a Tag that Says

"Gift Not Included"

Card games make a great white elephant gift!

You can't tell me that there won't be an absolute BRAWL over this flying fidget spinner...

Fidget spinners are all the rage these days. There are so many unique ones that even adults will love, these will be the hit of the party.

Find more unique fidget spinner gift ideas here.

Movie-Themed Gifts

Everyone has a favorite christmas movie, and many feature an iconic symbol that makes a great exchange party gift!

City Dwellers S'mores Kit - Include candles or tea lights, 2 dinner forks, marshmallows, chocolate bars, graham crackers

Anything with a BACON theme!

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