Wow Everyone on Your List With Construction-Inspired Holiday Gifts

CEG has put together some of our favorite finds we think you'd love to see under the tree this holiday season.

📅   Wed November 22, 2017 - National Edition
Emily Buenzle


'Tis the season making a list—and checking twice to make sure you have the perfect present for the construction fanatic in your life. CEG has put together some of our favorite finds we think you'd love to see under the tree this holiday season.

1. Coffeeboxx – $229.99

Oxx's Coffeeboxx is perfect for the job site, tailgating or outdoor pursuits. Though lightweight, this portable coffee maker is crush proof, rust proof, spill proof, water-, dust- and impact-resistant. The Coffeeboxx comes in green, black and tan. Add a box of Workhorse Coffee pods starting at $9.99 to top off this fantastic find.


2. Leatherman Tread Wearable Multitool – $175.00

A great gift for the person on your list who'd prefer not to haul a toolbox everywhere, this ruggedly stylish, adjustable bracelet holds a tool in each stainless-steel link, including seven screwdrivers, five box wrenches, six hex drivers, a glass breaker, a cutting hook, square drives and a bottle opener.


3. Construction Gang Quart of Chocolate – $24.99

The gang's all here in this set of chocolate construction equipment from Apple Cookie & Chocolate Company. The 1-qt. can holds 12 oz. of milk chocolate shaped like dump trucks, dozers, excavators and more.


4. Construction Plate & Utensils – starting at $14.95

The little construction worker in your life will love excavating their favorite meals with this specially-designed construction plate and utensil set. Made in the U.S., the plate, fork, spoon and “pusher” are dishwasher and microwave safe. All are made from plastic that is FDA-approved and PVC-, phthalate- and BPA-free.


5. HandTrux Shovel – $18.00

Ideal for a range of excavation projects from sandbox to snow and everything in between, the HandTrux shovel will quickly transform your kid into a digger-extraordinaire. Made in the U.S. from abs plastic, the shovel fits on either hand, is perfect for site workers ages five and older.


6. The Motorized Construction Set – $99.95

With this Hammacher Schlemmer kit, engineers ages 10 and older can create 25 different equipment models, including a motorized crane that can lift objects, a cherry-picker truck, and so much more. A hard-plastic case is included to keep all 643 parts organized. Don't forget to include four AA batteries to see these creations come to life!


7. Zizo Bolt Smartphone Case – starting at $34.99

Twelve-ft. military-grade drop-tested, with a glass screen protector and 360-degree heavy-duty holster clip, this case all but guarantees there'll be no shattered screens on the job site. The Zizo Bolt series custom-fits a wide range of Apple and Android phones, and comes in 12 sleek color combinations. A built-in kickstand completes the case's functionality, offering a hands-free viewing experience.


8. Bosch 18V Power Box Jobsite Radio Bluetooth PB360C – $199.95

With its Bluetooth connectivity, USB port, AM/FM signal processing, four 120-volt power outlets, auxiliary ports for ipods, MP3 players and satellite radio, and so much more, Bosch's Power Box is perfect for dropping the beat onsite. The radio is weather resistant to moisture, dust and debris. The rubber and aluminum cage provide protection from even the most rugged conditions.


9. Paw Patrol - Rubble's Transforming Sea Patrol Vehicle – $10.49

This television favorite comes to life in this fun transforming vehicle set. Rubble the rescue pup's bulldozer transforms into a submarine to continue the construction adventure in the ocean. Features include a moveable scoop and hook to aid Rubble in his latest mission. No batteries required.


10. The Construction Alphabet Book – $14.75

From aerial lifts, backhoes and dump trucks to horizontal borers, knuckleboom loaders and vactors, your child will be well-versed in the most important tools of the trade after reading this beautifully illustrated book. Recommended for ages 4 to 10.


11. Construction & Mining Charms – starting at $16.50

No matter what her industry focus, these exquisite pieces from Rembrandt Charms are sure to be an unforgettable gift. Choose from hard hats, backhoes, dump trucks, oil wells, drill bits and more. All styles are available in sterling silver, gold plate, 10K gold, 14K gold and white gold. These are perfect as a stand-alone gift, or as a companion piece to one of Rembrandt's charm bracelets.


12. LEGO Technic Mine Loader – $49.99

Build a mine loader, complete with a working grabber, articulated steering and moving pistons. A detailed engine and driver's cab with an orange warning light make the vehicle even more realistic. The set rebuilds into a mine cutting machine for twice the creative play. Ideal for ages 9 to 16.


13. Construction Contractor With Toolkit Wine Caddy – $39.00

What's better than a bottle of wine to celebrate the season's festivities? A bottle dressed like a contractor, of course! A handmade masterpiece from Giftly Wrapped, this iron caddy features a smiling worker in a hard hat, complete with toolbox and wrench. (The bottle of wine is not included.)


14. Personalized Bulldozer Ornament – $34.95

Perfect for the dozer operator, or someone who simply loves construction equipment, this Lenox ornament is made of gold-accented china. The personalization option makes it a memorable keepsake worthy of a prime spot of the Christmas tree for years to come.


15. Stacking Construction Vehicles – $17.95

Little hands can easily stack these wooden pieces into their favorite construction vehicles again and again. A great toy for developing fine motor skills and eye-hand coordination, this 22-piece set is perfect for ages thee and up.


16. 3D Home Kit – $26.95

Aspiring architects ages nine and older will love the chance to design and build their very own scaled model home—up to 6,200 sq. ft.! The kit features more than 200 windows, doors and skylights. Realistic illustrations of roofing, siding, brick, stone, interiors, floors, appliances, landscaping and more bring the model to life. A scale ruler and slope calculator are included.


17. Kassa Kids Construction Bath Accessories Collection – $11.99 to $27.99

Perfect for your little construction enthusiast, this whimsical collection features a toothbrush holder, soap dispenser, shower curtain, towels and more. Items come in your choice of blue, green or purple.


18. O'Keeffe's Working Hands Hand Cream – $6.49

The perfect stocking stuffer for hard workers, this hand cream will heal dry, painfully cracked hands throughout the winter months without leaving behind a greasy residue. Pairs well with O'Keeffe's Lip Repair and Skin Repair products.


19. 3D Printed Traffic Cone Earrings – $13.00

Whether she works in the industry or just spends a lot of time sitting in roadwork-induced traffic on her commute, these earrings are a hilariously adorable addition to any jewelry collection. 3D printed with strong, yet lightweight plastic from LayersByDesign. Check out the hard hat version on their Etsy shop, too!


20. Construction Tools Socks – $12.00

He won't get cold feet this winter with a pair of these construction-themed socks from Joy of Socks. Helmets, cones, power tools, and more create a whimsical pattern across a black background.


21. Construction Equipment Cookie Cutters – starting at $6.40

Have fun baking (and eating!) construction-shaped cookies with these detailed cutters from MisterCutter. Available shapes include a crane, excavator, dump truck and more, all are 3D printed from PLA plastic.


22. Waterproof Pocket Phone Charger – $24.95

Give the gift of power this season with this 2600 mAh capacity portable charger, which can fully recharge any iPhone or smart phone up to two times. Ideal for job site conditions, the charger is waterproof, dustproof and can survive falls from up to six ft.


23. Construction Sites Magnetic Book – $19.12

Aspiring contractors can use 45 magnets to build a house, expand a road, supply power to a neighborhood and more in this interactive book from Magnetology. Set up equipment, signs and operators over and over as the job unfolds before your eyes. Perfect for ages three to five.


24. Construction Worker Pet Costume – $17.99

Don't forget a gift for your furry friend! This costume from Rubie's Costume Company will have your dog ready for that backyard excavation project. The two-piece set comes with a jacket with faux tools attached and a hat. Choose from three sizes for the perfect fit.