20 Lovely Christmas gift ideas for coworkers who’re like friends
20 Lovely Christmas Gift Ideas for Coworkers
Coworkers are people who make a workplace lively. You might have a few colleagues who are your work buddies now, almost like any other friends you have. There might be coworkers who you don’t know much about but they have been helpful. If your office is planning a Christmas party, you must be looking for secret Santa gifts for coworkers. Even if it’s going to be a virtual party on the Houseparty app this year too, these gifts are going to add a good amount of cheer for your work friends.
20 best gifts for the coworkers
Coworkers are people who make a workplace lively. They should be treated with gifts this Christmas. So here is the list from which you can give your coworker a gift to cherish.
This is for that coworker who is a chai lover. You have seen them sipping on cups of tea over all those zoom meetings. They will prefer to get this tea infuser over any other gift. This not only looks cute but also does its job well. The fins of the fish act as clips which keep it from getting dunked in the tea. The infuser is made with silicone and is very easy to clean. Now your worker will enjoy drinking all his fancy teas in even more style. Whatever blend they drink, the infuser will hold the tea leaves in without letting any bit seep out. The silicone used is BPA-free and good grade.
Don’t forget about the coffee lover on your list! His festive gift pack is just the right gift for someone with whom you share a formal but cordial relationship. Your thoughtfulness will be seen if you give them a coffee gift. This is a special edition box which comes with a free glass mug. The pack contains 100 gm of coffee powder which has been freeze-dried so that they do not lose aroma. The amount is enough to make 50 cups of rich and smooth coffee. The easily soluble coffee is made with pure Arabica beans which makes it one of the best instant coffee available. The coffee aficionado will be able to drink a perfect hot cappuccino or a cold frappe at home with a taste which can give competition to any cafe.
This is one of the holiday gifts for coworkers which is going to make them laugh. It is especially useful for that coworker who has a hard time deciding if they should see one more episode or go to bed. Binge-watching is big but became bigger when the pandemic hit the world and so many of us became hooked to streaming platforms. Whether to stay up late became an everyday mental debate! When one can’t come to a decision easily, this paperweight will reduce their stress by choosing them. Not only ‘Yes’ or ‘No’, but there are also other options which will help them in making decisions for other things too. The classic desk accessory will also be a conversation starter if you are going back to the office after the holidays.
Christmas buntings might seem an unusual choice as Christmas gifts but think about that coworker who is not able to return home this year. They are going to spend Christmas alone as they might have already told you. For the ones who don’t have any plans to have a party or can’t because of the present situation, this gift will add some joy and make them merry this Christmas. This pack of Christmas buntings will help them get into the holiday mood and plan a party for one. They can use these banners to enliven any space they want. They can put it on a bookshelf, fireplace, windows, doors, hallway etc. The recipient might even be tempted to buy a Christmas tree and make a photo prop using these decorations!
Is there any coworker who doesn’t use a computer and phone when they are working or even aren’t? Nobody. That’s why a screen cleaner is a perfect gift for them. Keeping LCD screens clean is more important in today’s time. This cleaning solution can be used to keep desktop monitors, laptop screens, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices clean. This cleaner comes with an ultra-soft microfiber cloth and the pack will keep electronics static and streak-free. The cloth will clean the surface without leaving any dust, smudge or scratches. The cleaner is strong which means one needs less application of this, making the bottle last longer. Every time a device is cleaned, this spray forms a protective shield on it and the best thing is there is no strong smell in the cleaner.
Handmade gifts are the most heart-warming. If you need creative ideas on DIY gifts to show your coworkers that you care, this is the book you need. Create wonderful gifts from scratch and be amazed at how good each turns out to be. Surprise coworkers with gifts you know they would like. This book is specifically made for the holidays which you can give as Christmas gifts and will get your creative juices flowing. Gift-giving becomes much easier when the book will help you to make simple and fun gifts. If you think that you’re not imaginative enough to make delightful gifts, this book will be your guide with step-by-step instructions. A DIY gift comes directly from the heart and has a charm which no one can ignore.
This is a gift who continuously needs their caffeine mix to keep them going. They have a big mug of tea or coffee always on their desk, which they keep sipping from. Busy with work, their drink might turn to room temperature often before they finish it. Give them this mug which will not let their beverage turn cold before they finally drink the last drop. This Ember mug is made of stainless steel which works in coordination with an app. One can set a specific temperature at which they like to drink it, not too hot, not mildly warm, just the right temperature. They can adjust the temperature using their phone wherever needed as the app will also send reminders updating about the current status.
Premium-quality olive oil is studded with health benefits which every home chef is aware of. If any of your colleagues is an amateur chef and takes pride in their culinary skills, give them this bottle of cold-pressed olive oil made in Greece. This kind of olive oil generally has a light and smooth flavour, bordering on fruity and peppery. Because of this flavour, it is the preferred oil of chefs for making some of the most refined dishes. It does not add much extra flavour and fragrance but enhances the ones in the dishes. The oil has a very low acidity level and is made from the Koroneiki variety of hand-picked olives. The Kalamata bottle is a limited-edition bottle which comes in a gift box too.
Desk accessories are good gifts for coworkers and everyone will love having this cute elephant on their desk. As this resin pen container is not multi-coloured, it will suit the aesthetics of any office or workstation at home. This is a very uniquely designed organizer for desk supplies which looks stylish and will make working a little fun. This will be a good white elephant gift too and a good gift for anyone who loves elephants. The figurine will double as a gorgeous decor piece. The high-quality non-toxic resin makes it an eco-friendly and durable product too. If not for keeping pens, one can use it for keeping makeup brushes or a remote. It can also be used as a charming desktop planter pot.
This is a classic gift which is perfect for all coworkers as it will keep them cosy on cold winter days. Who doesn’t like to enjoy the Happy Holidays with cups of hot chocolate? There is a selection of different flavours in the gift box all of which tastes great. One sachet makes a cup of delicious coffee and coworkers can select the flavour according to their mood. They will feel like kids again when Christmas means gallons of hot chocolate. Anyone can make a cup of hot cocoa in an instant. All they need to do is heat a mug of water. You won’t have to spend time wrapping with gift paper as the packaging is already done in a gift box.
This little ladybug looks like a tabletop decor item but is not just that. It is a mini vacuum cleaner. It will clear all the dust and food crumbs that the messy-eater coworker you have who lunches at their desk. It is a handheld cordless desktop cleaner which is very convenient to use and easily portable. Two AA batteries are needed to run this equipment. The plastic parts can be easily opened for cleaning and as it is compact and light, it is easy to store too. This mini vacuum cleaner is enough to clean hair, eraser shavings and dust from hard-to-reach places. One will have to use it to believe that such a mini-size cleaner can be this powerful.
This book is for all baking enthusiasts. You can of course give this book as a gift but we have listed this because it will help you to make homemade gifts for coworkers. It is filled with quick tutorials which will help you start baking from scratch. You will be able to bake very easily by following the instructions. You will be able to bake both sweet and savoury treats which are classic and well-loved. So even if someone is off sugar, you will be able to send them a homemade food gift. The book has time-saving tips too which will make you an expert baker. If you have never baked in your life, put on your apron because you will be proud of your achievement once you make something following the book. It is going to be a success at the first trial!
We were thinking about the coworker with the spot-on makeup every time we saw her. You must be having that one coworker who always has her makeup on perfectly, even for the zoom meetings. This gift is something which will be very appreciated by her. This facial spray is popular, with high ratings and good reviews. You can also give it to a male coworker who has to deal with troublesome skin. If he is someone who is fighting dull and dry skin, he will benefit from this bottle. It will freshen up his skin and make it look bright. We have listed the one with rosewater but there are 3 other variants too which you can check out.
This is a gift set for the coworker who has been debating for a long time whether they want to keep succulents or not. They are doubtful about being a plant parent and being able to give the required amount of caregiving. As they are waiting to conclude, you can help them in their decision-making. Give them this set of 4 white ceramic planters. The square-shaped planters have 4 different succulent plants in them but they are all artificial. Though they are not real, they look very natural and are green in colour. A coworker can use them to decorate their work table, window sill or bookshelf. They will get an idea of how succulents can make a corner look energetic and vibrant.
Want small Christmas gifts for coworkers which are inexpensive but fun? This emoji flip book is one of them. Communicating emotions in an office can be tricky as one has to maintain a certain decorum. This smart gift will allow a coworker to convey their mood without having to say anything aloud. The flipbook has emojis which will convey every mood. It is a great gag gift which will add a hilarious touch to any cubicle. This office accessory will also work as a stress-buster for your work-friend when they are feeling tense. Anyone will love this gift because who doesn’t like to have a good laugh? This gift is also useful as a conversation starter. One can flip the emoji cards to convey what one wants to say very appropriately.
With the advent of working from home, contrary to expectations, sleep and workout habits have taken a hit for many. This wellness tracker has multiple functions that can keep your coworker reminded about their fitness goals and workout times. It will also be able to monitor their sleep patterns and heart rate. The face of the watch is a touch screen through which the coworker will be able to track and receive calls, messages and emails as it connects through Bluetooth. This watch is exceptional as once fully charged, it can be used for almost up to 21 days and the watch can be worn in multiple ways too. It is a sleek watch which has an anti-loss design.
A mini cactus humidifier looks cute and enlivens any dull corner of the office or any room. It is very useful in a room which has become stuffy and the air is dry. Not only does a humidifier stop germs from transferring, it also protects the skin from drying and chapping. It can also be used as an aromatherapy diffuser. This USB diffuser can be used in a car too. It is very easy to use and carry. A cactus represents vigour and vitality, so give this product as one of the small Christmas gifts for coworkers and help them breathe in fresh and clean air and make their skin shine. It is a good accessory for the living room or bedroom too. When kept in the bedroom at night, it will work quietly and will also function as a night light.
This is one of the best coworker gifts and one which is also considerate. It is time for the world to ban plastic straws if we don’t want the extinction of turtles. You can help at least one of your coworkers to be environmentally conscious and help in saving the planet by making them ditch the plastic and use these glass straws. These straws not only look elegant but they are also easy to clean. Though made of glass, these are quite sturdy and durable and can be carried while travelling. The straws can be used for drinking both hot and cold drinks. The box contains two bent and two straight straws which can be used to drink from glasses of all shapes and sizes.
Candles are very Christmassy and you can give this set of 4 organic aromatic candles to any colleague. They will be very useful in enhancing the ambience with their glow and fragrance. The candles can also be used as part of aromatherapy for relaxation. The smell uplifts the spirits and creates a dreamy state. All four candles look very elegant and whenever they will be used, they will create a cosy ambience. They have a burning time of 15 hours and are made using soya wax. There will be no smoke when the flame burns. The wax of each candle is hand poured in glass jars and looks colourful too.
This is a set of 4 novelty notepads or memo pads which are perfect gifts for coworkers. Two notepads are lined and two are blank so that one can enjoy both writings and doodle on them. The notepads are perfectly sized to be able to carry in normal-sized bags. When the day is going stressful, writing or drawing anything on these pads will act as a stress-buster for your coworker. These are great gag gifts and stocking stuffer gifts.
2 lined & 2 non-lined notepads
50 high-quality sheets in a pad
These are the most unique and delightful gifts that you can surprise your coworkers with. Whether you will be meeting them in person or not, gift-giving should continue with aplomb or Christmas will become dull. Go ahead, spread some cheer and make your work-friends smile because that’s the need of the hour.
Bhumika Anupkumar Golani is from Mumbai. She is a student majoring in BscIT. She loves to explore her work options and gain experience in different fields. In the past, She has worked as an assistant teacher for a year. Two or Four years from now, She sees herself as a developer or operational manager of a Software Company. She always loved writing her thoughts down on a paper, but never knew that she could turn it into a profession as a Content Writer. She sets her goals in advance for the future. She believes that practical knowledge and experience are more important than academic scores. Outside of work, She loves to travel, explore cultures, read books and binge watch TV shows.