15+ Playful Products for People Who Love Surprises

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Like surprises? If so, you've come to the right place! Created with craftiness in mind, these unique and unpredictable gifts put a playful spin on everyday objects.

Some, like the collection of clever candles, melt away to reveal secret trinkets. Others—like the popular penguin paper toy and creative cat wall hanger—”pop up” when prompted. And then there are some that are sneakily hidden in plain view—including a bunny with secret scissor ears. With such a wide selection of surprise presents, you're sure to find what you're looking for—and more!

Ultimately, if you enjoy the unexpected and appreciate a good twist, this quirky collection of products is sure to pleasantly surprise and delight you.

Each surprise gift puts a playful spin on everyday objects. Many melt away to reveal an unexpected twist…

Hatching Dinosaur Candle

Surprise Gift Surprise Present

Firebox | $24.39


Crying Unicorn Candle

Surprise Gift Surprise Present

Firebox | $24.39


Mermaid Candle

Surprise Gift Surprise Present

Firebox | $18.89


Some “pop up” before your eyes…

Penguin Pop Paper Toy

Surprise Gift Surprise Present

Magnote | $12.00


Peek-a-Boo Wall Hanger

Surprise Gift Surprise Present

Qualy | $19.99


Creature Cup

Surprise Gift Surprise Present

Creature Cups | $14.99


Oyster Coin Purse

Surprise Gift Surprise Present

Don Fisher | $27.50


Northern Lights Mug

Surprise Gift Surprise Present

Think Geek | $14.99


Glow-in-the-Dark Dress

Surprise Gift Surprise Present

Think Geek | $49.99


Color Changing Tea


Popup Lighting

Surprise Gift Surprise Present

Popup Lighting | $290.00


And others are hidden in plain sight!

Owl Scarf

Surprise Gift Surprise Present

Shovava | $56.00


Dog With a Bone Gloves

Surprise Gift Surprise Present

talkingloves | $36.00


Cherry Blossom Pencil


Bunny Scissors

Surprise Gift Surprise Present

Cub | $24.96


Herb-Scented Temporary Tattoos


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Kelly Richman-Abdou

Kelly Richman-Abdou is a Contributing Writer at My Modern Met. An art historian living in Paris, Kelly was born and raised in San Francisco and holds a BA in Art History from the University of San Francisco and an MA in Art and Museum Studies from Georgetown University. When she’s not writing, you can find Kelly wandering around Paris, whether she’s leading a tour (as a guide, she has been interviewed by BBC World News America and France 24) or simply taking a stroll with her husband and two tiny daughters.
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