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You can’t really escape Secret Santa once Christmas arrives and depending on your workplace, you’ve probably already had to pick a name out of a hat for this year! But Secret Santa doesn’t have to be just for work, it can be ideal for large families or friend groups –it helps to keep costs low whilst making sure everyone has a gift to open on the day.

If you’re stuck on what to get your Secret Santa this year – have a look at our top five list of gift ideas for under £10*.

1) Chocolate

If there’s one gift you can’t go wrong with at Christmas, it’s chocolate. Your best bet if you decide to buy this for a Secret Santa is to add a personal touch – pick up something like this personalised chocolate bar for example. There’s a range of nine different chocolate types to choose from and you can add your own personal message – not bad for £5.95.

2) Gift sets

Ok, so we know this one isn’t exactly ground-breaking but let’s face it, everyone loves a box of smellies around the holidays. Ladies will be sure to appreciate this Baylis & Harding set and for a gent, you could pick up this Nivea Men’s set – both come in on budget at just £10!

3) Novelty

There’s nothing wrong with a bit of questionable fashion at Christmas time and if you’re looking for a novelty item to give your Secret Santa, you could pick from the following:

Star Wars Shirt

Star Wars logo t-shirt, , Primark, £6

Family Guy Peter t-shirt, Primark, £8

Jurassic World t-shirt, Primark, £7

Harry Potter t-shirt, Primark, £6

As sizing can be an issue, ask for a gift receipt so that your Secret Santa can return it for a different size if needs be!

4) Grow your own

If you know your Secret Santa is rather partial to a beer every now and again, then this Grow Me Beer Monster Kit could be right up their street! At just £4.99, the kit gives you all you’ll need to grow your own beer hops, which is the first step towards brewing your own beer. The kit has been getting some great reviews online – so you better act quick if you like what you see!

5) Socks

Godfather Socks

If your Secret Santa likes to pair snazzy socks with a sharp suit around the office, then why not buy them a new pair to add to their collection? We’re not talking the same old boring stripes and spots combinations here, but something a little quirkier. Chattyfeet do a whole range of character socks that you could choose from including the Sockfather, Danny Rockabilly, and the Prof. Brian Sox – brilliant right? Each pair comes in at a cool £7.50!

*Price correct at time of writing -19/11/15

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