If you’re one of the many families who’s been financially challenged by this year’s economic fall-out and are on the lookout for Christmas toys on a budget, then this list’s for you!

We’ve rounded up the best, Christmas toys on a budget, under $45, for the 2020 Christmas tree which your kids will absolutely love.

Water & Bubbles

Zuru Crazy Bunch O Balloons 100 Rapid-Filling Self-Sealing Water Balloons 3 Pack, $10.00

Kids outdoor fun is big this year after a year of largely being cooped up. Here they can fill and Tie 100 Crazy water balloons in less than 60 seconds. Simply connect to a tap or a hose, fill and make hundreds of water balloons with no hand-tying. Loads of fun!

Gazillion Giant Incredibubble Wand, $24.99

All kids love bubbles and even better – mega bubbles! Dip the wand into the specially formulated Giant bubble solution and wave to make massive incredibubbles! This large wand comes with its own tray and bottle of Giant Gazillion Bubble solution specially formulated to create huge bubbles.

Scooters, Sticks & Spins

ToyMonster Elite LED Light Up Scooter, $39.00

This scooter is good value for money featuring a handle bar on/off switch to control LED Lights, easy compact folding design, light Up safety head light, eight different light modes and LED light up wheels.

Toymonster Nitro Circus Pogo Stick, $40.00

Twists on old-fashioned toys are everywhere this year including the good old pogo stick. This features specially moulded grips for performance and comfort whilst its metal frame and wide size foot plates is covered for safe and stable jumping. Just bounce on hard clean surfaces only!

ToyMonster Spinner Mad – Blue, $15.00

This gadget breathes new life into spinning tops, offering hours of fiery fighting in the heart of an arena. Kids can recharge the blaster more and more to adjust the speed of their spinning top and pull the trigger to launch it at full speed!

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Animal Love

ZURU Pets Alive’s Fifi the Flossing Sloth, $25.00

All kids love ‘the floss’ and now Fifi the Flossing Sloth is doing it too! Fifi flosses to three epic songs, mimicking one of the most iconic dances of the decade. Her hilarious floss movements, cute blinking eyes and butt wiggles are sure to get everyone up dancing.

Zuru Rainbocorns Wild Heart Surprise Series 3, $27.00

Combining surprise unboxing with cuddly plush and wild surprises, these Rainbocorns are filled with totally wild surprises across 10 huge layers. There are seven new characters to collect including the new Tucancorn, Zebracorn and even a rare sparkle Slothcorn.

Gorgeous Dolls

DreamWorks Trolls World Tour Party DJ Poppy Fashion Doll, $34.99

Poppy gets a techno music-inspired look with this Party DJ Poppy fashion doll and her included DJ booth. Her DJ booth plays the song “”One More Time”” from the movie DreamWorks Trolls World Tour and shows off LED lights so kids can pretend to throw a totally Trolls-tastic party!

Zuru Itty Bitty Prettys Tea Party Little Teacup Doll, $44.00

These will be the star item at any little girls next tea party. Each teacup includes 12 surprises inside, Including reusable teacup, accessories, magic dissolving teabag, glittery fizzing cube and so much more.

Peppa Fans

Peppa Pig: Peppa’s Christmas Visit DVD, $19.95

Keep the littlies entertained whilst you prepare Christmas lunch by popping on this DVD featuring Christmas at the Hospital. It is Christmas Day and Peppa takes a trip to see Pedro Pony at the hospital, where Father Christmas pays a surprise visit to see the children. Also includes 11 other tales.

Which of these Christmas toys on a budget would your child love best? Tell us in the comments below.

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  • I found this lis very helpful when doing my shopping. I bought the URU Pets Alive’s Fifi the Flossing Sloth, $25.00 for my girls. They adore it. Going to keep this list as ideas for birthday presents.


  • Scooters are always a hit. My fave on this list.


  • We have been saving for Xmas, try to do it each year. Had bought a few things over time to reduce the financial burden at the end of the year. My daughter is getting the scooter, she loves going with her brothers out at the park ????


  • These are some great ideas I’ll have to keep an eye out for.


  • Great suggestions here.Will look for next shopping.


  • May great gift ideas there. The teacup doll looks very interesting.


  • I could defiantly see my son riding the ToyMonster Elite LED Light Up Scooter outside daily, he’d think it was COOL!


  • Absolutely love Pets Alive Fifi the Flossing Sloth, will be adding this one to my list of gifts to buy, Also will get the Rainbocorns Wild Heart Surprise Series and the Itty Bitty Tea Party Little Teacup Doll.


  • I’m glad i bought presents all year round. Feeling like it was better financially too


  • My kids had been asking for Fifi the Flossing Sloth, and I had no idea what they were talking about. I guess I do now.


  • Most of these are active or interactive which is great.


  • Lots of wonderful ideas here.


  • I am defiantly going to buy some of these for gifts. I loved the pogo stick when I was younger.


  • Some great gift ideas and all very reasonably priced too!


  • Great gift ideas. Thank you.


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