21 Funky Birthday Present Ideas You Haven’t Thought Of...Yet

21 Funky Birthday Present Ideas You Haven’t Thought Of...Yet

Stumped looking for that perfect gift?

Wondering what do you get someone who already has everything?

Have no fear, we racked our brains and searched the four corners of the (virtual) world to find you the 21 best birthday present ideas that will WOW that special someone on their special day.

Let's get into it!

Best Birthday Present Idea #1: Spikeball Set

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Looking for a fun birthday party activity everyone can enjoy? Set up a Spikeball 1 Ball Sports Game Set. Playable both indoors and outdoors, Spikeball can be played 2 on 2 for either fun or competition. The durable Spikeball net is easy to transport and store, and can be adjusted for different skill levels. And the free downloadable Spikeball app can help the birthday guest of honor find nearby players for a quick game.


Best Birthday Present Idea #2: Cold Juicer

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Keep your birthday gift recipient refreshed with a Breville The Juice Fountain Cold-Juicer. Breville's juicer has an extra-wide 3-inch feeder chute for large pieces of fruit and vegetables, and their Nutria Disc and patented juicing system promises to extract more nutrients than other juicers. Plus there are two speeds for hard and soft ingredients. The new owner can make their favourite juice recipes quick and easy.

Best Birthday Present Idea #3: Magnetic Wristband

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Does your favourite handyperson have an upcoming birthday? Get them a MagnoGrip Magnetic Wristband to assist them in all their upcoming projects. The MagnoGrip is one size fits all and has strong magnets embedded in the 1680D ballistic polyester. It can securely hold nails, screws, and even small tools when working on home improvements and DIY projects.



Best Birthday Present Idea #4: Bacon and Egg Socks

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Start their morning off right with a gift of tasty Bacon and Egg Socks from Sock Mafia. The sunny side up eggs and crispy bacon are served up on a baby blue background. These socks are perfect for morning meetings and brunch gatherings.


After all, you can never go wrong with a brand new pair of funky socks :D

Best Birthday Present Idea #5: A Geek in Japan

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They will discover a brand new world with this birthday book gift. A Geek in Japan: Discovering the Land of Manga, Anime, Zen, and the Tea Ceremony by Hector Garcia introduces readers to the culture and society of Japan. If your birthday guest of honour is a Pokemon fan, manga reader, anime connoisseur or video game player, A Geek in Japan is the perfect present for them.

Best Birthday Present Idea #6: Shot Spinning Roulette Game

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Keep the party rolling with a gift of the EZ Drinker Shot Spinning Roulette Game Set. Shot Roulette by EZ Drinker includes 16 numbered shot glasses along with a roulette wheel and two metallic balls. The guests can give it a spin to see what shot they will take, or mix things up by having them give the shots away. A little bit of Vegas right in your own home.

Best Birthday Present Idea #7: The Keyboard Waffle Iron

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No need to skip breakfast just because you have an early workday. They can make a delicious meal thanks to The Keyboard Waffle Iron. Made with die-cast, non-stick, aluminum, the KWI can be used at home or while camping. And it’s easy to clean design means they’ll have more time to finish their reports.

Best Birthday Present Idea #8: Solar Powered and Anti-Theft Backpack

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They will be packed and prepared for their next adventure with your present of a Lifepack Solar Powered and Anti-Theft Backpack with Laptop Storage. The sleek backpack includes an integrated cable lock for security. Plus the solar bank stores enough energy for six smartphone charges so you can take as many photos during your hike as you want. And there’s even a Bluetooth speaker for all your on-the-go music needs.

Best Birthday Present Idea #9: Mushroom Farm

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This gift puts the fun in fungi. The Organic Mushroom Farm by Back to the Roots allows the home gardener to grow oyster mushrooms in as little as 10 days. And the instructions are easy to follow: open box, water with an included spray mister, and harvest. Oyster mushrooms go great with all sorts of delicious recipes.

Best Birthday Present Idea #10: Moxie Showerhead and Wireless Speaker

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Turn their shower into a karaoke stage with Kohler’s Moxie Showerhead and Wireless Speaker. The showerhead has a built-in wireless speaker so they can sing along to their favourite songs, or listen to latest news and podcasts. The water-resistant wireless speaker is easy to remove for charging and can also be used outside of the bathroom.

Best Birthday Present Idea #11: Kalimba Thumb Piano

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Unleash their inner musician with a Donner 17 Key Kalimba Thumb Piano by Donner. Constructed from solid mahogany and carbon steel keys, the Kalimba Thumb Piano just needs two thumbs to play. Music lovers of all ages will love bringing this to music jams to show off. The package also includes a tuning tool, an EVA Hard Case, tune stickers, tune chain, finger silicone sleeves, and a user manual.

Best Birthday Present Idea #12: Cycle Socks

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They’ll want to explore the open road with your birthday present of Cycle Socks from Sock Mafia. The stylish navy blue dress socks are adorned with bicycles, and can be worn both on the bike or during days when they wish they were out cycling.

Best Birthday Present Idea #13: Cake Pop Maker

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Delicious treats for everyone at the party to eat. As soon as they open up your gift of a Babycakes Cake Pop Maker, they’ll want to start baking. The non-stick baking plates can make 12 cake pops or donut holes in just minutes. The package also comes with 50 cake pop sticks as well as recipes to try.

Best Birthday Present Idea #14: Scratch Off Travel Map

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Help them relive adventures around the world with a Scratch the World® travel map print from Maps International. The XL-sized map was updated in 2019, and promises to be the most detailed scratch map poster on the market. Countries are in different colors, with cities, mountains, rivers, and more showcased. A great birthday gift for the world wanderer in your life.

Best Birthday Present Idea #15: Digital Paper

A birthday present of Sony Digital Paper will help them take notes wherever and whenever they need. It is the world's thinnest and lightest letter-size tablet device, with a touchscreen that allows for smooth writing and erasing with the accompanying stylus. Plus the 16GB internal memory means storage for approximately 10,000 PDF files. Documents can easily be transferred via the wireless Digital Paper app, or by using USB. Save paper while also saving important information.

Best Birthday Present Idea #16: Spice Carousel

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So many spices, so little time. That’s why you should gift them a KitchenArt Select-A-Spice Auto-Measure Carousel for their birthday. The carousel packs 12 removable spice compartments on a rotating base and 55 spice labels. Plus the chef can simply twist the dial for a perfect 1/4 tsp. measurement. Made of durable plastic with a champagne satin finish, the carousel can be mounted under a cabinet or shelf for easy access.

Best Birthday Present Idea #17: Wine Life

After the birthday party has wound down, they can relax with a glass of Merlot and a new “snarky” adult coloring book – Wine Life by Papeterie Bleu. They will enjoy the hilarious sayings and the playful art all about wine. And they can unleash their creativity by coloring or painting in the large pictures.

Best Birthday Present Idea #18: Toilet Bowl Night Light

Stop all the bathroom bumps in the dark with a Bonlux Motion Sensor Toilet Bowl Night Light. They will appreciate this unique gift during the late night or early morning visits to the toilet. The toilet bowl night light is easy to install, and comes with 16 colours to choose from. Plus the light is motion sensing and only activates in darkness, so it saves energy as well.

Best Birthday Present Idea #19: Pineapple Socks

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The debate on if pineapple belongs on pizza rages on, but we can all agree that pineapple is fantastic on your feet. That’s why we recommend you gift a pair of Pineapple Socks from Sock Mafia. Comfy and eye-catching, these socks will give their next outfit the tropical flair for any occasion.

Best Birthday Present Idea #20: Mermaid Tail Blanket

They will have a whale of a time with a gift of a Mermaid Tail Blanket from softan. The Mermaid Tail Blanket comes in blue, pink and purple, and is made from extra thick flannel fleece fabric material. Plus the tail has advanced double stitching to ensure durability. Transform their next movie night into an undersea screening.

Best Birthday Present Idea #21: SEGA Genesis Mini

Have a blast from the past with your birthday buddy with a present of SEGA Genesis Mini. The classic video game system is loaded with 42 games, plus comes with two controllers and all the cables needed to play right away. From Sonic the Hedgehog to Virtua Fighter, the Genesis Mini will provide lots of entertainment and many fun memories.

What are some gifts that we missed?

These are 21 unique presents to get your creative juices going.

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