Over 100 Christmas Stocking Stuffer Ideas for the Whole Family

Stocking stuffers are usually the last things to get on a Christmas shopping list. in our home, the stocking is the most prized gift of all! My kids save it for last and LOVE it! I stuff it with all kinds of goodies…and some year’s there may be an extra special surprise in there!

Stocking stuffers are small items (they can be pricy or inexpensive–really depends on your budget). They should obviously be small enough to fit in the stockings your family has. If you have the time or you are a creative person, you can make your own stocking stuffers. Home made gifts are popular and appreciated a lot, however, do not stress about it if you are not the creative type…the ideas below will save you! LOL!  There are limitless items you can put in your family’s stockings. Below is a list to give you some ideas…

100+ Stocking Stuffer Ideas

For Her

– Hair accessories
– Bath accessories – body lotion, loofah etc.
– Cosmetics (eyeshadow, tweezers, nail polish, applicators, lip gloss, etc)
– Scented soap
– Perfume
– Jewelry – bracelet, earrings, rings, charms to add to a bracelet or necklace
– Small diary or journal
– Pens, pencils, erasers
– Herbal tea sachets
– Magnets
– Cell phone cover
– Chocolate
– Starbucks gift card
– Sticky Notes
– Mini flashlight
– Votive candles and/or holders
– Pretty compact mirror
– Personal safety alarm
– Mittens/Gloves
– Temporary Tattoos
– Craft supplies
Wristlet, small purse
– Desk items
– Book from favorite author
– Pretty scarf
– Magazine subscription
– Digital photo frame
– Gym membership
– Pocket planner (you can find these little 1-2 year calendars in the Target dollar section!)

For Him

– Disposable razor or refills
– Travel toiletries – shaving kit
– Small pocket knife
– Golf tees
– Golf balls
– Fishing tackle
– Sport themed small item
– Bowling towel (small towel for wiping bowling ball)
– Cologne
– Gift Card
– Event tickets
– Back scrubber
– Soap on a Rope
– Watch
– Book light
– Tools
– Magazine subscriptions
– Tire gauge
– Travel mug
– Photo mouse pad
– Alarm clock
– Wallet
– Cuff links
– Tie
– Calculator
– Bike lock
– Gym membership

For the Kids (various ages)

(note: it is to the parent’s discretion what gifts are appropriate for their child’s age, maturity, etc. Please use caution and common sense.)

– Candy
– Kelly dolls (small barbie type dolls for like $5)
– Hot wheels (boys love these little cars…er…husbands too!)
– Target dollar section (they have TONS of little toys and cute things for kids)
– Nail polish
– Ear buds
– Costume jewelry
– Kaleidoscope
– Swiss army knife (obviously age appropriate to the parent’s discretion)
– CD’s
– iTunes gift card. (even $5 bucks is awesome!)
– Cash
– Make up (age appropriate)
– Bank
– Stickers and temporary tattoos
– Gel pens, markers, crayons, etc.
– Silly Bandz
– Trading Cards
– Marbles
– Hair ties, barrettes, ribbons, etc.
– Video game
– Silly puddy
– Magnifying glass
– Coloring books
– Slinky
– Bubbles
– Compass

More ideas…

– USB flash drive
– Mini oranges
– Chocolates
– Bible cover
– Candy Cane
– Gum/breath mints
– Lip balm
– Homemade card
– Bookmark
– iPad/Laptop cover
– Slipper socks
– Toothbrush, floss
– Gift cards
– Games for a Nintendo DS
– Batteries
– Small books
– Key chain
– Fun or joke gadgets
– Yo-yo
– Deck of cards
– Wine/bottle stopper
– Homemade jam
– Mittens or gloves
– Cookie Cutters
– Baking gadgets (small)
– Pin cushion
– Needle and thread, yarn, crochet needles, etc…
– Crossword puzzle, Sudoku, etc…

Feel free to mix and match the ideas! LOL! I hope they get your creative juices flowing! Please share any additional ideas you have below…

When you were a child, what was your favorite stocking stuffer find on Christmas morning? What are you hoping to find in your stocking this year?

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1 Comment

  1. Sophia on December 22, 2011 at 3:45 pm

    I never had a Christmas stocking when I was growing up. I have one now as an adult. My stocking is usually filled with one Terry’s chocolate orange (whack it and unwrap it), a mandarin orange and Lindt three pack chocolates. It makes me smile every time.

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