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Gag gifts are made to be hilarious, weird, and sometimes a little creepy and we’ve got ’em in this ultimate guide to gag gifts and novelty gifts that will make anyone laugh. These prank and gag gifts are perfect for office parties, fun social events, and even white elephant gift parties. No matter how weird or hilarious your friends or coworkers are, you’ll find the perfect gag gift to evoke tears of laughter in our list below!
This might be in the top 3 best gag gift ideas ever! Got fur balls? Are your favorite sweaters covered with cat hair? Do you love to make quirky and one-of-a-kind crafting projects? If so, then it’s time to throw away your lint roller and curl up with your kitty! Crafting with Cat Hair shows readers how to transform stray clumps of fur into soft and adorable handicrafts.
These are Wonder Woman Knee High Shiny Caped Socks. They have Knitted-in stars and Wonder Woman emblem, a shiny metallic-finish and most importantly— a cape is sewn on the back cuff. This gag gift is sure to make your friends or coworkers laugh… any get a little excited at the same time.
Sure, it’s supposed to be a funny gag gift, but who doesn’t want to be wrapped up like a real, big ol’ burrito?! So yeah, it’s a funny blanket, but it’s also legit comfy, so it’s a win-win. This one will be a big hit, even if it ends up being the dog’s blanket— someone’s gonna love it!
Fun activity book with silly things to do whilst in the bathroom including: Fart jokes, word finder, dingbats, sudoku, mazes, dot to dot, M.A.S.H game, words games, finish the doodle, poop checklist. A pocket-size book to use in the bathroom whilst you’re waiting for things to happen! Buy this as a gag gift for your Dad, as a present for your ‘hard to buy for’ brother, or to raise a laugh from a teenage boy.
Shocktato is an electrifying shocking potato game for 2 or more players taking Hot Potato to the next level. Features 3 modes & a music-only option for small kids. Select the game mode, press start, and pass the potato as fast as you can so you can avoid the shock. This is sure to be a laugh out loud good time.
These prank boxes are perfect to confuse, shock and finally get a huge laugh out of your friends and family. They’re completely empty, so you’ll put your own real gift inside. They come in quite a few different hilarious “product” boxes, so check them out to find the funny one that suites your victim best… or worst.
Wait… you don’t already have a pickle that yodels?! Well, it’s time to get one, and more appropriately, as a gag gift for the crazy uncle, or annoying teen in your life. They’ll love it and hate it all at the same time— either way, everyone will laugh when this gets unwrapped and when it starts to yodel.
When “disaster” strikes, you’ll be prepared. Every order comes with 3 pairs of individually-packaged underpants. They are all nicely packed in one bigger box (perfect for gifting). They’re packaged small enough that you can keep them close buy if you have any exceptionally stinky friends you want to offer on to on-the-fly.
The person opening the prank box will get a harmless startle as they open the prank box and a soft rubber wiggly spider touches their hand so be sure to video them. They then get the small enclosed gift if you choose to provide one hidden inside the prank box. The prank box itself can then be used to prank other people many different ways or reused as a gift box for someone else.
Comes in an EMPTY 8 oz bottle.
Lights running low? Need a boost in brightness? Get your car’s headlights shining bright with Saltiel Good’s Blinker Fluid!
This is a hilarious gag gift for the friend or family member who everyone knows isn’t the best driver!
Based on the hit website, AwkwardFamilyPhotos.com (“painful, regrettable, horrifyingly awesome snaps of family bonding, you will laugh so hard that people in adjoining offices will ask what’s wrong with you”—Esquire), this full-color book features never-before-seen photos and hilarious personal stories covering everything from uncomfortable moments with relatives, teen angst, sibling rivalry, and family vacations from hell.
Have everyone laughing like a kid again with The Screaming Goat. Sat proud upon a tree stump, this silly Billy screams every time he is pressed. This gift is not only insanely funny (which it really is), but also informative, and comes with an illustrated guide of goat facts.
This coin bank features a butt that you put the coin into, and when you do a farting sound emanates from it. This will definitely cause a burst of laughter from the participants in the gift exchange, and it might become that one gift that no one wants to get stuck with at the end.
Tiny hands for your fingers! Finger Hands make your fingers into tiny arms. You can always use a hand and you’re always being asked to lend a hand, so it’s probably a good idea to have a bunch of extra hands around all the time, but really, think of the photos you could take for the internet!
15. Instant Audience
Do you ever feel like you need to add some applause, crickets, or other noise to a situation? This electronic Instant Audience noisemaker comes with four sounds – applause, crickets, rimshot, and a booing audience. The perfect thing for an instant ego boost or giving effortless feedback to others. Plastic. Three LR44 batteries are included.
Brought to you by the wildly popular website of the same name, this OFFICIAL adult coloring book is a GAME CHANGER. It’s so much fun to flip through as each page is crazier than the next! Nothing you have EVER seen in your life has prepared you for the hilarity you are about to experience. Great gag gifts for men!
This handmade bookmark was created for fans of The Wizard of Oz, courageous Dorothy, and brave Cowardly Lion, who want to stick the Wicked Witch bookmark between their book pages and close the book (so she can’t get out and cause trouble to other citizens of Oz!) Awesome stripy legs are sticking out from the book, catching everyone’s attention.
Everyone loves a good back scratcher, so why not make it fun gag gifts for men with this redneck back scratcher that’s shaped like a leaf rake. The maker says that they tested it at Winn Dixie and four out of five shoppers said that it scratched their backs better than their ex-wives did. It’s both fun and functional.
19. Boyfriend Pillow
This superior quality man pillow is as strong and durable as its name would imply; and unlike a fake boyfriend pillow, this sturdy and well-crafted pillow won’t fall apart or disintegrate after a few uses. Far from being a basic gag gift pillow, this is actually a true and genuine comfortable pillow; a top-quality bed pillow.
This is reportedly the world’s largest gummy bear and it weighs in at a whopping five pounds. The cherry flavored gummy bear is 10 inches tall and the manufacturer specified one stipulation: you must be 5-10 years old spiritually to enjoy this gift. We read a review that said “I recommend a serrated knife to saw off chunks.”
Just like daddy’s big beer belly, and even printed with brushy hair, this is one of the best gag gifts for all men, including father, husband, and boyfriend. A great gag gift for the person who loves running, jogging, or travel! This waist bag is perfect for casual use no matter when you are traveling, hiking, bike riding, or shopping.
Do you have a friend who is frequently saying “woe is me”? If this sounds familiar and you’re looking for gag gifts for this person, how about giving them the world’s tiniest violin so that they can sing the blues to themselves whenever they’re feeling a bit of self-pity? This is sure to get some good-natured laughs.
The flying butterfly surprise card is a very unforgettable effect for anyone who opens it. This classic prank is sure to strike surprise on your unsuspecting victims again and again when you wind up the butterfly and place it in a book, magazine, or greeting card. Add a little unexpected magic to holiday cards and packages.
If you want to buy gag gifts that are also wonderfully practical, you can’t go wrong with these plush slippers that are shaped like a loaf of French bread. There are several varieties, including Brown Sugar Bread, French Baguette, and several kinds of bread designs. Besides being hilarious and cute, they’re also super comfy and warm.
Show the world just how much you love that delectable blend of crust, sauce, and cheese! Like the famous singer of “Roar”, outfit yourself in head-to-toe pepperoni and cheese and be the life of the party. This jumpsuit comes complete with a spacious hood, 2 front pockets, and cinched ankle and wrist cuffs to keep you warm and toasty.
You can treat your symptoms with the world’s best medicine – coffee! This mug with a clever label is a hilarious way to start your day and is just what the doctor ordered. It is a perfect addition to your at-home coffee cup collection, a must-have for the office, and the ideal mug for when you need a laugh.
Fun novelty socks make wonderful gag gifts. This colorful and fitness novelty sock is the perfect gift for a fun-loving wild and crazy persona. The various artwork designs in one pack are perfect for any fashion-forward folks. The Chicken Cluck Legs socks make your legs look leaner. This is a must-have for all women.
In all the pages, chapters, and verses of the New Testament, there’s not a single mention of Jesus getting a shave. (We do know that John The Baptist got at least one — and that it didn’t go very well.) Assuming Jesus received a shave or two during His lifetime, this remarkably silly mug suggests how it might have looked.
Can you name a better present for a pet owner? The best pet waste bags on the market, and each Pack Includes 100 Puppets: 25 Sharks, 25 Clown Fish, 25 Orcas, and 25 Alligators Fantastic gift for anyone who doesn’t like to pick up poop! 5% of all sales go towards The Ocean Cleanup fund.
Sometimes a standard curse word or expletive just won’t do. Whether you’re annoyed with your neighbor, agitated with your boss, or tired of your lazy roommate, this two-flap flipbook of totally uncensored and socially unacceptable phrases will provide endless possibilities for colorful vocabulary. Unleash the skewed sense of humor within and never be left searching for a clever comeback again.
Every taco lover will adore this fun kitchen gadget, and you can also use it for dinosaur-themed birthday parties, Taco Tuesday Nights, or just to bring fun to meals. This taco holder is made with safe materials that are 100% Food-Safe & BPA-Free. Perfect gag gifts for anyone looking to add a bit of fun to the dinner table!
These kitties love to help and you can keep your tissues close at hand with the help of your trusty feline friend. You will get loads of laughs and people will love to grab a tissue from this quirky cat that fits standard tissue boxes. Cat lovers will chuckle at this hilarious tissue box holder.
The world fell in love with baby Yoda and he is now a Chia Pet! When you’re looking for gag gifts, you can’t go wrong with a chia pet. Easy to do. . . Fun to grow! You’ll see a full coat in about 1-2 weeks, & you can reuse your Chia indefinitely, and you simply replant with Chia seeds.
From the daughter-father duo that created Brooklyn’s beloved live pun competition, this “punderful card game” (Mashable) is perfect for friends and families, in person or remotely over video chat. One part game, one part conversation starter, you don’t need to be a pun master to master Punderdome: the goal is to make bad jokes and have fun along the way.
From the creators of The Book of Useless Information, this is an amazing collection of the wildest, oddest, funniest facts about history, science, food, animals, and more! Did you know that the Pilgrims ate popcorn on the first Thanksgiving or that Maine is the toothpick capital of the world, or that frogs have teeth?
It’s time to impress all your guests with your epic lightsaber chopsticks, which will take your sushi nights to another star galaxy, far, far away! Wage colorful wars your sushi, noodles, Japanese, Chinese, Thai or Vietnamese food with your light-up chopsticks, which feature bright red and blue LED’s. Use the handy button to turn the force on or off!
If you’re looking for gag gifts that will totally embarrass someone, these huge pink satin undies are perfect for that. They’re gorgeous panties that just happen to be big enough to fit an elephant. These hilarious undies are sure to get tons of laughs when someone opens up this gag gift.
This box is for screamingly funny, hilariously awful, but scarily plausible products that don’t really exist. The photography, typography, and layout of these boxes are perfect, and they look exactly like the cheesiest products you’d buy from TV infomercials. Once they figure out that it’s just a prank, there’s even more laughter.
The lines are 1,000 pieces worthy of any skilled puzzler, and there are so many different lines from different directions that make the whole picture. This is a really difficult puzzle but very special and beautiful that will delight all puzzle fanatics! Challenge your family and friends and provide hours of fun and entertainment piecing this remarkable puzzle together.
These fingerless gloves are made from 95% breathable cotton and also contain 5% spandex so they will stretch to fit most hands. They make brilliant gag gifts and these fingerless cotton gloves are actually quite handy (pardon the pun). They will absorb sweat, help prevent chafing when using tools, and are great for wearing underneath normal gloves.
The very first of its kind, this miniature Wacky Waving Inflatable Tube Guy is the perfect desktop companion, tiny marketing tool, and they make hilarious gag gifts. Finally, the joyous dancing tube man — who’s been featured everywhere from Ricky Martin’s stage to Broad City — is available in a tiny, desk-friendly size.