Cheap Toys Under 10 Dollars!

Cheap Birthday Gifts and Cheap Christmas Gifts!

Here's a go-to list of inexpensive birthday gifts which includes some cheap toys for Christmas, too. These days, many families might have multiple children to buy for during the holiday season or throughout the year their children are invited to many birthday parties. Buying gifts for children over time can be quite expensive, but it should not be stressful! Here are some great options of gifts kids will love that allow gift givers to stay within an affordable budget.

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    Little girl doing arts and crafts
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    Head to the dollar store or discount section of the arts and crafts store and stock up on arts and crafts supplies like sidewalk chalk, watercolor paints, glue sticks, googly eyes, pom-poms, tissue paper, stickers, construction paper, markers, crayons, colored pencils, pipe cleaners and colored popsicle sticks. There are also great themed arts and crafts kits at the dollar store.

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    Disney Tsum Tsum Blind Bag
    Jakks Pacifiic

    Both boys and girls love collectible toys. Shopkins and other blind bag toys are small tiny toys that can often fit in a child's front pocket or backpack. Kids can become obsessed with these collections, but as a parent, they are often inexpensive making them a great impulse buy or an addition to a birthday gift.

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    Kinetic Sand
    Kinetic Sand from Wackytivities. @Keriann Wilmot

    Kinetic Sand is an amazing sensory activity for children of all ages. It can be purchased in several different colors in small 6 oz containers for under $10. 

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    Little boy completing jigsaw puzzle
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    Head to the Dollar Store and look for themed puzzles featuring Disney characters like Doc McStuffins, Mickey Mouse, and any number of popular Disney Princesses. Pair up these great 30-50 piece puzzles with any other item in this category for an even more expensive looking gift.

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    Keri Wilmot

     Play-Doh sets are great for cheap birthday and cheap holiday gifts. Whether you buy a few brand new yellow cans, look for themed playsets, or buy some different tools, you can't go wrong with Play-Doh.

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    Hulk Super Hero Mashers. Hasbro

    For children who are fans of Star Wars, Transformers, SpiderMan, Rescue Bots, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Marvel's Avengers, Paw Patrol, and dinosaurs action figures can be a great, inexpensive toy purchase. 

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    Star Wars Mr. Potato Head Darth Tater
    Hasbro

    These classic toys, for kids ages 2 and up, offer lots of playful possibilities. Mr. Potato Head and Mrs. Potato head are sold individually, but each set comes with 10 different parts that allow kids to put together and take apart their favorite potatoes over and over again! 

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    LEGO Mixel Zorch
    LEGO. LEGO Mixel Zorch toy

    LEGO and Mega Bloks make a variety of small brick based construction sets for under $10 that generally include small vehicles, animals, unique characters and mini figures.

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    NERF Slingstrike Blaster
    Hasbro

    There dozens of small blaster toys that can add to the arsenal for both indoor and outdoor play. Whether a child enjoys NERF, BoomCo, or even K'Nex build your own blasters, there are many small blaster toys in the $10 range.

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    Scrabble Jr. Game from Hasbro
    Hasbro

    Classic board games like Jenga, Connect 4, Trouble, Candyland, Bop It!, Simon, and Chutes and Ladders are generally all available for less than $10. 

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    Mattel Die Cast Cars
    Mattel

    Whether it be Matchbox cars or Hot Wheels cars, die-cast cars generally cost $1-3 each, so for $10, you can dramatically improve a child's car collection, without taking up to much space on shelves.

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    Little Cosmetics Stocking Stuffer
    Little Cosmetics

    While some might be tempted to buy real make-up, these cute little pretend play make-up sets encourage kids to practice the art of putting on sparkly make-up, without it being real at all.