25 Creative White Elephant Gift Ideas (2022 Update)

Find the most fun and creative white elephant gift exchange ideas. You’ll be able to make the game more entertaining.

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1. Fred and Friends Bear Oven Mitts

Bear paws oven mitts.
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The Fred and Friends Bear Oven Mitts are fun and functional. It’s made with insulated cotton and padded with heat-resistant silicone. The bear mitts are a fun choice for a white elephant gift exchange.

2. Clean Dreams Kitchen Sponge Holder

Sponge holder that looks like a bed with pillows.
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After working hard, a sponge needs to rest. Get the Clean Dreams Kitchen Sponge Holder to give your sponge a bed frame and a couple of pillows. It’ll sit nicely on the counter.

3. The Mug With a Hoop

Mug that looks like a basketball with a hoop.
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The Mug With a Hoop is a fun gift because you can toss marshmallows into hot cocoa, cereal into milk, toppings into ice cream, or crackers into a soup. Have fun with your food.

4. 16-Color Motion Activated Toilet Night Light

Toilet night light.
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A toilet night light that has a motion sensor can help you easily find the toilet at night. It can detect movement from 5 feet away and offers 16 different colors to choose from.

5. Desktop Tetherball

Desktop tetherball.
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Growing up, tetherball was a competitive and fun game you played outside with your friends. Now, you can play desktop tetherball. The kit comes with a 9-inch stationary pole, an attached rope, a ball, and a book about the history, trivia, and the rules of tetherball.

6. Pig Mini Tabletop Vacuum

Mini pig tabletop vacuum.
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Clean up small items, crumbs, and dust with a mini pig tabletop vacuum. It’s battery-powered and turns on with the flip of a switch.

7. Amazon Smart Plug

Amazon Smart Plug in an outlet.
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The Amazon Smart Plug allows you to schedule lights, fans, and appliances to turn on and off automatically. You can also control them remotely, and it works with Alexa.

8. Potty Putter Toilet Time Golf Game

Toilet golf set.
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Play a round of golf while you’re using the toilet with the Potty Putter Toilet Time Golf Game. The toilet golf set is a white elephant gift that everyone will want to take.

9. Adulting Stickers

Adulting stickers.
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Being an adult can be hard at times, be sure to mark all of your grown-up moments with adulting stickers. The set comes with 18 adulting stickers that peel and stick easily.

10. Dachshund-Shaped Silicone Ice Cube Molds and Tray

Dachshund-shaped ice mold and tray.
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Drink your cold drinks with Dachshund-shaped ice. It’s made with food-grade silicone and is easy to remove. Aside from ice, it works for chocolates or anything else that you’d need a mold for.

11. Narwhal Pushpins

Four Narwhal pushpins.
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Make your boards more fun and lively with Narwhal pushpins. It’s a creative alternative to the typical pushpin.

12. Nostalgia TCS2 Grilled Cheese Toaster

Grilled cheese toaster.
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Who doesn’t love a grilled cheese sandwich? The grilled cheese toaster is the perfect white elephant gift because it can easily make you a grilled cheese sandwich. The reusable toasting baskets are also removable, which allows you to clean them.

13. Punderdome: A Card Game for Pun Lovers

Punderdome card game box.
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Punderdome is the perfect card game for any pun lover. The goal is to make bad jokes and have fun along the way. To play, you’ll draw two prompt cards from the deck and then read them to the rest of the group. The group will combine the two prompts in 90 seconds to make a good pun.

14. Veggie Gripper Cutting Board

Cutting board with a hole for vegetables.
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The Veggie Gripper Cutting Board by COOKDUO is uniquely designed to cut small, round vegetables and fruits. The cutting board is two-sided, one for gripping vegetables and a traditional flat side.

15. Dog Door Stopper

Dog door stopper.
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A door stopper that looks like a cute dog is the best of both worlds. It has a foam strip under it to prevent sliding, and you can also use it as tabletop decor.

16. Crafting with Cat Hair

Crafting with Cat Hair book cover.
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Crafting with Cat Hair: Cute Handicrafts to Make with Your Cat is the perfect white elephant gift for a cat lover. It’ll show you how to turn clumps of fur into soft and adorable handicrafts.

17. How to Draw Cool Stuff

How to Draw Cool Stuff book cover.
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How to Draw Cool Stuff: A Drawing Guide for Teachers and Students is a book that’ll help anyone learn to draw. It provides simple step-by-step illustrations to boost your confidence in your artistic abilities.

18. Ovalware RJ3 Cold Brew Maker

Cold brew maker carafe and its box.
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The Ovalware RJ3 Cold Brew Maker works for cold brew and tea. It has an airtight seal that keeps your drink fresh for two weeks. It’s the perfect gift for anyone who loves coffee or tea.

19. Host Freeze Cooling Cup

Two frozen cups with silicone wrapped around it.
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An ice-cold drink feels refreshing, especially during warm temperatures. The Host Freeze Cooling Cup keeps your drinks cold, and the insulated silicone band makes it comfortable to hold.

20. Exploding Kittens Card Game

Exploding Kittens card game box.
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Exploding Kittens is a best-selling party card game that’s great for adults, teens, and kids. You can learn the game quickly, and it’s similar to Russian roulette. If you draw an exploding kitten, you lose.

21. Moon Lamp

Moon lamp on a stand, the remote control, and all of the variations of color.
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A moon lamp is a perfect nightlight. It comes with a stand, remote control, and offers many colors to choose from. Anyone would be excited to get a moon lamp as a white elephant gift.

22. Pac-Man Miniature Arcade Game

Miniature Pac-Man arcade game.
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Pac-Man Miniature Arcade Game is a well-done recreation of the original game. The whole thing can fit in the palm of your hand, and you can play it anytime. It also has all of the sounds that the original game has.

23. Microwave S’mores Maker

Microwave s'mores maker making two s'mores.
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With the Progressive Prep Solutions Microwave S’mores Maker, you don’t need a campfire to make s’mores. In 30 seconds, you can make two s’mores to enjoy.

24. Ultimate Pineapple Tool

Pineapple next to a tool that's coring a pineapple.
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SameTech offers the ultimate tool to peel, core and slice fresh pineapple in seconds. It also has a detachable piece that creates chunks of pineapple that are ready for you to eat.

25. Cactus Dryer Balls

Two dryer balls that look like cacti.
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Help your clothes dry faster and fluff with cactus-shaped dryer balls. They’re cute and durable.

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