30+ Gifts That Start With C (2024)

This article is all about gifts that start with C. Whether you’re trying to follow an alphabetical theme, want a gift with a personal touch, or simply want to explore new ideas, this list will provide plenty of inspiration for your gift-giving endeavors.

Gifts that start with the letter “C” can be quirky, practical, or luxurious. No matter the occasion or recipient, there’s sure to be an interesting “C” gift that will grab your attention.

Maybe you’re shopping for a loved one’s birthday or a special occasion with gifts that start with their first name. Or you’re participating in an alphabet gift, santa, or white elephant gift exchange. Luckily, there are plenty of gift options that start with C that are sure to please.

Happy browsing, and remember, the sky’s the limit when it comes to creativity and gifting!

For the complete A-Z gift ideas visit the alphabet gift exchanges page.

Check out how to make a letter-themed gift basket, along with tips on including an alphabet sugar cookie!

Gift basket filled with presents beginning with letter C

How about a letter C themed basket? Tuck in both practical, thoughtful, and tasty gifts:

Sweet Prints Inc Varsity Letter C Cookie Cutter - Dishwasher Safe (Medium: 4")

PAVOI 14K White Gold Plated Cubic Zirconia Initial Necklace | Letter Necklaces for Women | C Initial

Parima Back to school Plush Velvet Jewelry Box - Personalized Monogram Travel Jewelry Case Organizer Jewelry Boxes for Women Birthday Mom Friends Teen Girls Teenage Gifts Idea Initial C

Here’s a convenient list that links to gift ideas for all of the letters:

Letter C stocking stuffers/gift baskets

Letter-themed gift baskets should include a mix of fun and practical items. If you’re looking for a cute gift for a girlfriend/boyfriend/spouse (or whoever your kid brings home for Christmas) or something for Auntie or best friend, letter-themed gift baskets are the perfect go-to. You will want to stay on budget, since these small gifts that start with C can add up quickly.

26 Letters Christmas Tree Decoration Pendant,Christmas Tree Ornaments Personalized DIY Christmas Ornaments Christmas Decoration Xmas Tree Hanging Decor (C)

Cinnamon Toast Crunch Soft Baked Oat Bars, Chewy Snack Bars, 6 ct

HIWARE 10 Pairs Fiberglass Chopsticks - Reusable Chopsticks Dishwasher Safe, 9 1/2 Inches - Black

Here is a list of cheap gifts that start with C to carry out your theme:

  • Coconut candy bar
  • Cupcakes
  • Candy (all kinds!)
  • Crunch candy bar
  • Chocolate
  • Cheese
  • Crackers
  • Chips
  • Cinnamon treats
  • Cherries
  • Cashews
  • Cream cheese dessert
  • Crafts
  • Coloring book
  • Coffee
  • Chopsticks
  • Christmas stuff/ornaments
  • Cash/Change
  • Funny cup
  • Chunky soup
  • Carrying case

Letter C toys for kids (stuffers & show-and-tell)

Here is a list of toys that start with C for the kids out there. These small letter C gifts are great to drop in a Christmas stocking. Or use the list for brainstorming a letter C “show and tell” object to bring to school.

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  • Car toy
  • Crayons
  • Chess set
  • Coloring book
  • Construction truck
  • Cooking playset
  • Cowboy hat
  • Cash register toy
  • Cuddly teddy bear
  • Chemistry set
  • Clay modeling kit
  • Camera toy
  • Doctor’s kit
  • Dollhouse
  • Drum set
  • Dinosaur figurines
  • Car racing track
  • Chef costume
  • Chalkboard and chalk
  • Castle playset

First name C gifts for him or her

First name gifts are clever additions to alphabet gift baskets. Be on the lookout for products that carry the giftee’s first name. The list below gives you an starter list. Personal care products work well, but if you can find a snack or treat item that starts with someone’s name, good for you! This won’t work for every name, but it’s worth trying.

Gifts for adults that start with C

Picking the letter C in your gift exchange is definitely in your favor! Gifts that start with the C are most abundant. Here are just a few gift ideas for adults that start with the letter C – I no doubt that you can easily think of a few more.

Two mature caucasion women exchanging gifts.
Letter C is a great gift to pick in an alphabet gift exchange!

Camping essentials

If your friends group includes camping enthusaists, the gift range just exploded.

Here are a few camping essentials:

  • Camping chairs – is it time to upgrade? Camping rocking chairs are a perfect for nurseries or over at the grandparents as a substitue rocker.
  • Camping cot to upgrade to a better night’s sleep under the stars (or take it up a notch to a camping bed).
  • Collapsible camping cutting board. Check out this super-cool one on Amazon that pops out to reveal knives and grating plates. You might want to keep one for your home!
  • Camping lanterns are one of those very basic camping essentials. Sometimes the best gifts are the ones that cover the most practical needs!

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Chocolate treats

For a classic gift, consider a chocolate gift basket. These baskets are usually filled with an assortment of chocolates, including milk, dark, and white varieties. They often come in beautiful packaging that adds an extra touch of elegance.

If you want something more unique, chocolate and wine pairing can make for a wonderful gift. A specially curated box contains indulgent chocolates and wines that complement each other, taking the tasting experience to a new level. On Amazon, you can buy chocolate wine pairing bars, that are curated to match with a favorite wine catetory. Some of them may have a wine center as part of the dessert.

Wine Lovers Collection Gourmet Chocolates Cabernet 55%

Another option in this category is chocolate art. Fair warning, this can hinge on the demented side! The Edible Museum is an online confectionary shop that recreates museum artifacts -some of them being human fingers! Chocolate Text is another online shop that boasts “Our skilled artists will convert your fine art or photo image into an epicurean piece of artwork.  Each masterpiece is 100% edible with the image hand painted using our colored cocoa butter on a large canvas of Belgian Dark or Milk chocolate.”

There’s no shortage of chocolate-themed gift possibilities. Just remember, when selecting a gift starting with the letter C, you can never go wrong with chocolate treats.


Crafts are awesome! So many ideas to choose from. Take for example the Cricut Machine.

The DIY Mommy explains that Cricuts are so popular because they can “cut thin wood, leather, fabric and more.” Christina goes on to explain that “A Cricut is a cutting machine that can cut a wide variety of materials for your craft projects like paper, vinyl, HTV (heat transfer vinyl) and cardstock.”

Cricut machines are insanely versatile. In addition, there are numerous accessories to expand the possibilities. If the crafty person in your life is probably adding Cricut accessories and supplies to their holiday wish list.

Craft gifts for adults are numerous. You can choose from leather working tool kits, soap making kits for adult beginners, even calligraphy kits to learn fancy penmanship.

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Customized gifts

Looking for a gift that begins with the letter ‘C’? Consider giving a customized gift. You’ll find numerous possibilities that are sure to impress the receiver.

One option is to create a personalized intial necklace featuring their initial. Crafted from materials like 18K gold or sterling silver, these necklaces can be worn daily and are a stylish way to show off one’s special letter.

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Personalized Custom Wood Name Sign, Nursery Name Sign, Family Name Signs, Choice of Size & Fonts!

CLY Jewelry Personalized Name Necklace Sterling Silver Pendant Custom Name Necklace Personalized Gifts Customizable Nameplate Necklace for Women

I love personalized photos gifts and all of the options. Choose from photo blankets, pillows, keychains, mugs, 3-d laser art. Photo gifts work best for the most memorable family photos, we all have one of them, right?

Another way to express your thoughtfulness is by designing a personalized sign with the recipient’s name or initials. Select a style and color that matches their décor, and they’ll be pleased with the unique piece that adorns their space.

Luxury coffee gifts

Yeah for coffee! Yeah for loads of coffee accesories! What do luxury coffee and luxury coffee taste like?

Whiskey-infused coffee gift set I’m willing to think outside of the box if you are! This gift set offers whiskey already infused with coffee.

Or make your own whisky-infused coffee with a whisky infusion gift set According to Bourbon Inspector, “Whiskey infusion kits typically include a jar or bottle for the whiskey, along with a variety of herbs, spices, fruits, or other flavorings that you then infused with your whiskey, allowing you to create endless possibilities for unique and delicious flavors.” Coffee is one of them!

This whisky and combo gift are obviously the perfect pairing for someone who loves them both. If your giftee like coffee, but not whiskey, this won’t be a good gift for them.

Don Pablo Canadian Whisky and Maple Infused Coffee-Whole Bean Coffee- 8 Ounce Bag in Collectible Tube

Culinary presents

Are you looking for a creative culinary gift that starts with the letter C? Look no further! Here are some delightful and delicious ideas for everyone on your list.

  • Candy
  • Cocktail set
  • Cast iron skillet
  • Cheese board
  • Coffee maker

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Keep these culinary gift ideas starting with the letter C in mind, and you’re sure to delight your friends, family, and loved ones. Happy shopping!

Collectible items

Searching for a gift that starts with the letter “C”? Let’s explore some fantastic options for collectible items that your loved ones will undoubtedly treasure. These gifts are perfect for collectors, hobbyists, or anyone with a penchant for the unique and valuable.

One popular collectible beginning with “C” is coin sets. Numismatists and history buffs will appreciate the beauty and significance of these timeless pieces. You can find coin sets representing various countries, historical periods, or themes that cater to your recipient’s interests.

Collecting toys from childhood is a huge industry. Consider Hotwheels collectible toys or collectible Barbie anniversary editions.

Remember to match the collectible item with your recipient’s interests and preferences. With these “C” themed gift ideas, you’re sure to make a memorable and cherished contribution to their collection.

Card games

Looking for a gift that starts with the letter C? Cards are an excellent choice! They’re versatile, entertaining, and can be enjoyed by people of all ages. In this section, you’ll find a variety of card-themed gift ideas to suit your needs.

If you’re after a funny and engaging game, consider Cards Against Humanity. This adult party game has become incredibly popular over the last several years and is perfect for a night of laughs with friends. It’s always fun to discover a new favorite card game.

I’m a bit biased when it comes to card trivia games based on tv shows, such as “The Office” trivia card game. You probably think that you are a diehard fan, only to find that you don’t know the tv show as well as you thought you did. My husband and I picked up a collector tin of The Simpsons – when you answer any of the questions, you stop having fun!

Cards Against Humanity: Everything Box • 300-Card Expansion

Funny gifts that start with C

This gifts that start with C just might leave you snickering. These are perfect for funny or gag gifts that start with the letter C.

Funny ceramic plant pots

Humourus plant pots come with such clever sayings such as “I wet my plants” “Grow, dammit!” and “Say aloe to my little friend”. If you appreciate the corny and your friend does, too, funny ceramic plant pots are a great gift.

JENVIO Future Dead Plant | Ceramic Succulent Pot Plant | Cool Birthday Christmas Planter Stuff | Unique Gift | Home Kitchen Office Decor 3.6 Inch (Plant Not Included)

Funny candles

Place your funny candle right next to your funny ceramic pot! I do think that the scented candle market has gone a wee bit overboard. These funny candles with their cheeky labels are a counterplay to that gift market.

Funny candle labels range from funny inspirational to the kind of naughty that catches a laugh. Choose from “We put the FUN in Dysfunctional!”, “Hope your neighbors aren’t serial killers” to “When the dog farts” – those are the PG-rated ones!

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Funny flags

Get the entire neigborhood chuckling at your funny flag. From the tame, “Saturday are for the Girls!” to funny Snoop Dogg merchandise (that includes flags), there will be no holes on your gift list to fill.

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Gifts that start with C for her

Sticking to the theme of gifts that start with C, check out the C-themed gifts below:

Coach purse for women

Coach purses and handbags are super popular among women. What is the reason for their popularity? According to Sports Keeda, Coach purses attributes it’s fandom following to ” its exclusivity, quality, and trendy innovations… They are available at the most affordable price within their category [and] The leather used is superlative in grades.”

Sounds like an easy pick!

COACH Katy Satchel, Brown Black

Cirkul Water Bottle Starter Set

Just like you, I had to ask, “what is Cirkul?”. According to Drink Cirkul, “Cirkul’s innovative bottle allows you to flavor your water sip by sip. Go from drinking plain water, to drinking your new favorite beverage, and back to drinking plain water with a turn of the flavor dial.” The unique selling point is that it incorporates a water filter and flavor dial, basically a “smart” water bottle.

The benefits of using the Cirkul water system includes: health, zero calories, flavorful, convenience, and eco-friendly. Cirkul is often compared to WaterLama. Overall, Cirkul is probably a nice distraction (or reward) to support someone staying on a diet or an intermittent fasting program.

Cirkul 32oz Matte Black Stainless Steel Water Bottle Starter Kit with Black Lid and 2 Flavor Cartridges (Blueberry Grape & Kiwi Berry)

Gifts that start with C for him

Here are a few C-themed gifts to rock your guy’s world:

Calvin Klein underwear for men

There is a first for everything, and every man should at least try Calvin Klein underwear once in their life. PantsandSock.com claims that Calvin Klein underwear is so popular because “of their top-notch advertising and clean logo designs… around the world, Calvin Klein is synonymous with sexy, stylish underwear – so, naturally, everyone wants a pair.”

Calvin Klein Men's Cotton Stretch 5-Pack Boxer Brief, 5 Black, XX-Large


Another excellent gift idea for those captivated by the letter “C” is comics. From vintage editions to the latest issues, comic books continually charm collectors and fans alike. Help grow your friend’s collection by gifting rare or limited-edition comics featuring their favorite characters.

Amazon offers subscriptions to Comixology, where you can explore over 45,000 digital comics, graphic novels and Manga titles on any device. Overall, there are lots of options in the comic gift-giving category!

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The gift wrap up

Finding the perfect gift can sometimes be a challenge, but focusing on items that start with the letter ‘C’ can simplify your search. There are many creative and captivating options, such as a Hershey S’mores Caddy, or a Croquet Set for some friendly competition. Everyone enjoys a sweet treat, making candy a delightful choice.

Don’t forget to check out the complete A-Z gift ideas on the alphabet gift exchanges page. If you’re thinking of a basket of gifts starting with a letter, I give awesome tips for letter gift baskets. Happy gifting!

Collage of gifts that start with the letter C.
Gifts that start with the letter C.

Renee Cavvy
Renee Cavvy

Renee brings over 30 years of gift giving experience to holidays, birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, workplace and faith events. Every life moment is cause for celebration or those times in life when we need the "the gift of support". Her mission: Let's all be better in appreciating one another, put an end to meaningless gifts that clutter our lives, and give from a place of love and kindness. This midwest mom (and grandma) offers novel and creative ideas to do gift giving better!