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- Amazon Prime gets you what you need when you need it, which is why we love it for last-minute gifts.
- We rounded up great finds you can shop at Amazon Prime, from high-tech gadgets to quirky home decor.
- Keep reading for 36 last-minute gifts from Amazon Prime and check out all of our gift ideas here.
I almost always default to Amazon when I need last-minute, well, anything. Because I love procrastinating, I often use it to frantically buy gifts.
Once you’re on Amazon, you can breathe a little and remind yourself to calm down – it’s impossible not to find a good gift that will arrive in time. Armed with a Prime membership and lightning-fast typing and scrolling skills, you can browse the huge collection of Prime-eligible products and emerge triumphant, having crossed off gifts for everyone on your list.
Most of these items are available with two-day shipping if you have Amazon Prime, so don’t stress too hard about last-minute shopping – just remember that the sooner you order, the better your chances of a timely arrival.
Here are 36 Prime-eligible gifts for last-minute shoppers:
This ice cream maker will have them making tasty flavors all summer long. Unlike its peers, this one from Cuisinart can make up to two quarts of ice cream in one go. It’s easy to use and clean and can make ice cream, frozen yogurt, and sorbet. It’s so good that we named it the best overall in our guide to the best ice cream makers.
A large picnic blanket for spending time outdoors
With warmer weather and sunshine ahead, they’ll appreciate this quality picnic blanket. It’s big enough to fit six people, has a water-resistant back, and folds into a convenient tote bag. Whether they’re headed to a picnic in the park, an outdoor event, or their own backyard, they’ll love soaking up some vitamin D with this gift. We even ranked it as the best overall in our guide to the best picnic blankets.
A rotating pizza oven for the foodie
Not everyone has to be a serious chef or own an expensive oven to cook pizzas. They can easily make pizzas using this rotating pizza oven from Presto. It’s the perfect pizza oven gift for those on a budget or those who want something more compact. You can hear more about why we love it in our guide to the best pizza ovens.
A weighted blanket for better rest and relaxation
It seems like everyone owns a nice weighted blanket, but it usually costs more than you’d expect. However, this one from Luna is of excellent quality considering its lower price, is fully machine washable, and comes in an array of sizes, weights, and colors. If they’re missing out on the weighted blanket craze, they’ll love this cozy gift. You can read about our experience testing it in our guide to the best weighted blankets.
A popcorn set for the movie lover
Whether you need to send a thank you gift or know someone who’s obsessed with movies, popcorn, or both, they’ll enjoy receiving this unique gift. Popcorn is a movie night essential, so why not get them a gift that can step up their popcorn game. This set comes with three different kernels and five premium seasonings, including white cheddar, kettle corn, spicy sriracha, caramel corn, and chili lime.
Smart lights that are compatible with Amazon Alexa
Use your voice to control these smart light bulbs through your Alexa Echo, Echo Dot, or Google Home Assistant. You can give hands-free commands to set the brightness, turn lights on and off, change colors, create timers, and more.
A smart security video doorbell
This HD video doorbell lets you see, hear, and speak to anyone from your phone, tablet, or computer. It offers motion detection, audio privacy, and night vision. Set it up on your phone to get mobile notifications whenever someone presses your doorbell or triggers its motion sensors. It also pairs with some Alexa-enabled devices for convenient in-home monitoring.
A bestselling book
The bestseller “Where the Crawdads Sing” continues to be a much-talked-about book. It’s an ode to the natural world and a heartbreaking coming-of-age story. Set in a coastal town in North Carolina, it follows a possible murder and the local suspect, the misunderstood Kya Clark, who’s been known simply as “Marsh Girl” for years.
You can’t go wrong with this choice for any book lovers in your life. If you want more recommendations, check out the top picks of Amazon’s book editors.
A hydrating skincare set
Pamper them with this Burt’s Bees gift set that’s complete with classics like its lip balm, cuticle cream, hand salve, and more.
A tribute to the illustrator behind the iconic worlds and characters of ‘Star Wars’
Dive into the fascinating artistic process of creating the “Star Wars” universe. The never-before-seen-or-published illustrations and interviews paint a picture of the hard work of the designer Ralph McQuarrie.
A cool home-decor piece for transit enthusiasts
Part art piece and part functional organizer, the subway-inspired wall hook reminds them of the joys (and terrors) of riding public transportation.
A LEGO toy that takes them to the moon
They’ll be over the moon to receive this over 1,000-piece kit of the Apollo 11 Lunar Lander, which commemorates the 50th anniversary of the notable mission. The kit includes detachable ascent and descent stages as well as figures sporting NASA branded spacesuits.
Cozy flannel pajamas
Plaid flannel PJs remain a classic gift, one they can immediately change into upon receiving.
An electric kettle that’s as sleek as it is effective
This beautifully minimalist kettle heats up quickly, is comfortable to hold, and offers a slow, precise pour. The matte black color also looks great on their counter.
A funny party game
The premise of the game, to make the others guess what you’re saying as you wear a mouth piece, is really simple — but yields hilarious results. The base game is family-friendly, but you can add the adult expansion pack to play with explicit phrases.
A set of stylish and versatile nylon bags
These eccentric bags have a variety of uses, from packing for travel to organizing their bathroom. It’s up to them to decide how to fill each one.
A set of moisturizing lip balms
This three-pack of moisturizing and nourishing lip balms is perfect for combatting the effects of cold, dry weather.
A powerful portable projector
It might only be the size of a soda can, but this projector features surprisingly crisp image quality and 360-degree sound. They can watch shows and movies on their wall or ceiling by connecting the projector to their device via HDMI, USB, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and screen mirroring.
An affordable robot vacuum
iRobot’s Roomba robot vacuums usually get a lot of the attention, but Eufy’s also do an excellent and thorough job of cleaning the house when you’re not around. It’s an especially good buy for pet owners who find themselves constantly picking up hair from the floor.
These cable-knit, fleece-lined socks will be a hit with anyone who’s always complaining about having cold feet.
A fun and easy-to-use photo printer
Before they print their photos on this light and slim device, they can edit and decorate the photos on the HP Sprocket app. The printer comes with a 10-pack of glossy, sticky-backed photo paper.
An affordable cold-brew maker
It doesn’t matter that it’s winter. True cold-brew fans won’t be deterred by weather to enjoy their caffeine on ice, and this maker is the easiest way to help them do so at home. It’s wallet-friendly, available in one-quart and two-quart sizes, easy to use and clean, and does not leak, making it easy to see why we shout out this product in our guide to the best cold-brew coffee makers.
A media streaming stick
The Roku Express is the most affordable of all the Roku streaming devices, but it comes with no shortage of features. They can confidently cut the cord since it houses all the major streaming services and channels, including the new and wildly popular Disney Plus.
A Nintendo Switch
The game console topping wish-lists for the past couple years is the Nintendo Switch, which is innovative for its ability to be played in and out of the home, with a single player or multiple players.
A guide to the country’s best road trips
There are countless travel adventures to be had right in our own country. This guide to 11 cross-country road trips will inspire them to pick up their bags and travel as safely as possible.
A kitchen tool that makes dinner a snap
An Instant Pot is more than just a slow cooker, it’s also a pressure cooker, rice cooker, and warmer all in one. They can drop ingredients into the pot in the morning and slow cook it throughout the day for a dinner that’s ready to go after work, or they can use the pressure cooker function to have dinner ready in an instant. This multicooker is the real deal, which is why we made sure to include it in our guide to the best Instant Pots and electric pressure cookers.
An accessory for someone who always loses their keys or phone
This new and improved Tile device is louder, has a longer range, and is longer-lasting than ever. It’s also compatible with Alexa and Google Assistant.
A handsome stone diffuser
This handcrafted diffuser, plus 10 to 20 drops of their favorite essential oil, is the secret to creating a relaxing and pleasant atmosphere in their home. We call this product the best overall in our guide to the best essential oil diffusers, thanks to its sophisticated design, multiple settings, and automatic shut-off feature.
An insulated tumbler
The ergonomic comfort of a classic tall cup plus Hydro Flask’s signature double-wall vacuum insulation make this a coffee or tea vessel they’ll always keep on hand. It keeps their beverage hot for up to six hours and includes a press-in lid to prevent spills.
A gourmet spice blend
Turn a favorite dish or snack — mac and cheese, fries, popcorn — into a gourmet treat with this rich, umami sea salt. They can and will want to use it on pretty much anything.
A super-slim wallet
This well-designed wallet can hold a surprising amount of cards and cash, considering its slim profile. There are two quick-access slots for the cards they use most, and then a hidden pull-tab section for the rest. This wallet is super efficient and compact, which is why we named it the best overall in our guide to the best men’s wallets.
The newest Kindle e-reader
This Kindle Paperwhite is the thinnest and lightest yet, plus it’s waterproof and has a longer-lasting battery. There’s no reason they can’t read a good book anywhere now.
A unique and convenient way to enjoy tea
Loose-leaf teas, sugar, and spices are pressed into little morsels — all you have to do is drop them in hot water. The cute and clever design make Tea Drops a fun and easy way to enjoy their favorite beverage.
Subtle coasters engraved with city maps
These square-shaped coasters are engraved with an elaborate city map. Plus, the back is labeled with the city name in case they need to be reminded of which city this is. You can choose from tons of major cities around the country.
Bestselling noise-canceling headphones
These comfortable headphones cut out surrounding noises so they can enjoy the crisp and clear listening experience with no distractions. It also has Alexa built right in for hands-free music control and information access.
A purifying mud mask
This cult-favorite mud mask from Glamglow works to firm up and clear the skin. It draws impurities out with ingredients such as activated charcoal, resulting in brighter, tighter skin.