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    24 Strange Gifts That'll Make Them Say "This Is So Weird, I Love It!"

    Who wouldn't want to receive a plush E. coli?

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    1. A coloring book sprinkled with quotes from renowned philosophers. Regarding the gloom that is our universe, mostly.

    Promising review: "This is absolutely brilliant. This is one of the funniest gifts I've ever given — everyone in the office was rolling with laughter!" —Stefani P.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.02.

    2. Tree ornaments to adorn your evergreen with the common cold, a brain cell, the kissing disease, and E. coli.

    🎶 We wish you a Merry Christmas and a common cold too 🎶

    Promising review: "These are so cute! I was worried that they would be too small, but each ornament is a pretty a decent size. Plus, they aren't too heavy, so they hang on the tree nicely. They even arrived earlier than expected!" —Nicole G.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95.

    3. ...or a plush E. coli they could snuggle with at night.

    Promising review: "I bought this as a gag gift for my son for when he had a ruptured appendix: the culture on the infection turned out to be E. coli. He pinned it to his hospital gown, wore it to a sci-fi con, and his costume was 'appendicitis patient.' The toy is durable, and handled being safety pinned and worn all day quite well." —Stephanie

    Get it from Amazon for $9.94.

    4. A dinosaur lunch box that is a carnivore. This means that your PB&J sandwiches will no longer suffice, mom.

    Get it from Apollo Box for $35.

    5. A day-to-day 2018 calendar filled with awkward family photos that have certainly never seen the light of Instagram.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    6. A chicken purse that loves to travel. It crosses the road at least 80 times a day.,

    Promising review: "This is perhaps the best purse I have ever owned! My chicken purse, who I have named Ms. Nugget, goes everywhere with me. The purse is deep and can fit a ton of stuff!" —Taryn Cronbaugh

    Get it from Amazon for $29.60.

    7. A finger puppet for the person who asked Santa for a dog. They didn't specify that it had to be alive, did they?

    Promising review: "My coworker LOVES pugs, so I got this as a fun little gift for her. She loves it!" —Aiden

    Get it from Amazon for $7.49.

    8. A bookmark that give a whole new meaning to murder mysteries. Boom boom chh.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.

    9. A coin purse for anyone who likes big, furry corgi butts...and they just can't lie about it.

    Promising review: "Okay, this is the cutest coin purse I've ever seen. I have a friend that is obsessed with corgis, and I don't blame her: those floofy butts are too adorable! I cant wait to gift this to her. She's going to love it!" —Bunny

    Get it from Amazon for $10.59.

    10. Beard baubles because why deck the halls when you can deck out your facial hair instead?

    Get them from Firebox for $13.49.

    11. Laptop decals modeled after an assortment of not-at-all-creepy dolls. So fun!

    Psst, you get 21 stickers in a pack!

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    12. Or a shower curtain featuring a Gene Kelly–obsessed sloth. It just wants to sing in the rain, okay?

    Promising review: "I've now had this for a year in the only shower in my house, so it gets daily use. I still love it! It's held up really well, and I love the design." —C. Haley

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99. Available in 10 colors.


    Get it from Amazon for $27.99. Available in 10 colors.

    14. A coloring book to honor corporate America's hardest-working employees: the dinosaurs.

    Promising review: "This is a GREAT eclectic coloring book to add to my collection! The paper quality is excellent, the pictures are centered, and there's a great variety of imagery. It's perfect!" —Lauren

    Get it from Amazon for $6.82.

    15. A glitter ornament that is the height of tree fashion. If you didn't know that, then you need to ketchup on the trends.

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $7 (originally $10).

    16. Temporary tattoos for the person who may only Poe-tentially get a real one. These are great for those too nervous to commit.

    **gets "I <3 Annabelle Lee" tattooed on my bicep**

    Promising review: "These temporary tattoos arrived in a collectible tin that is in perfect condition. There are 33 unique tattoos in all: they are non-toxic, waterproof, and removable. I am giving these to students at the end of our Poe unit of study, and I know they will LOVE them." —Wendy H.

    Get them from Amazon for $6.76.

    17. A yodeling pickle with the voice of Fergie and Jesus. But there have been some Auto-Tune rumors going around...

    Twitter: @alyankovic

    ...which, given the state of the music industry today, does not surprise me ONE BIT.

    Promising review: "We purchased this and gave it to Weird Al Yankovic as a gift. He liked it so much he posted it to his Twitter and Instagram. If the weirdest guy on the planet approves, how can you go wrong?" —Peter

    Get it from Amazon for $12.36.

    18. A cheese grater so good, it might just be holy. Will leave you saying, "Cheese-us! What a nifty invention!"

    Promising review: "I bought this for a friend, and was surprised how sturdy it was: I thought it would look a lot cheaper. The friend who received this as a gift absolutely LOVED it, and it was certainly the most memorable gift she received that day. She still uses it all the time!" —razorsharp77

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    19. An "American Gothic"–inspired throw pillow to rest your head. Nothing weird about this. Nothing at all.

    Get it from fortyfive on Society6 for $29.99.

    20. A book already being hailed as the Romeo and Juliet of this century.

    These squirrels fall in love in fair Verona, but the rivalry between their families will drive them nuts.

    Promising review: "I'm a squirrel lover, so this book is absolutely perfect for me. The photos are fun, and the quality of the book is awesome!" —My100Kats

    Get it from Amazon for $13.70.

    21. A lump of coal for all the terrible, naughty people in your life.

    This comes with an embroidered bag and two lumps of fake coal.

    Promising review: "This was an amazing Christmas gift for my sister: she had been acting so bratty." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $5.95.

    22. Ice tongs with mittens because even *they* get cold sometimes. Sadly, North Face doesn't come in tong sizes.

    Promising review: "What is there to not love about these tongs? They're sturdy and not flimsy at all, hold cubes well, and are adorable. I love them!" —Ibolya

    Get it from Amazon for $5.

    23. A laptop sticker to stare back at you as you work. It's a pretty chill dude.

    Get it from kirstenlepore on Society6 for $3.99.

    24. A plush pillow known to make buyers do crazy things like scream "I LOVE BREAD!!" Basically turns you into Oprah.

    Promising review: "This is extremely soft and very cute. I've had it for a month or two now and lay on it constantly: it's held up really well!" —Charles X.

    Get it from Amazon for $18.49.

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