Want a little help filling all those Christmas stockings? Check out this awesome list of stocking stuffer ideas for all ages. Having a good stocking stuffer list when you’re shopping at Christmas can really save you time and money.
These small gift ideas also work well as additions to gift baskets and Secret Santa gift exchanges. Some of the items in this guide use affiliate links, some items are from our sponsors, and all are perfect for stuffing stockings.
Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Kids
We love picking out books for kids… they are just so much fun!
It’s impossible to pick out our favorite books, there are an endless number of fabulous book ideas for kids.
Here’s one wonderful educational book your kids will love from Barefoot Books called Water: A Deep Dive of Discovery. This cleverly written and beautifully illustrated hardcover book immerses children in fascinating facts about water. A friendly water droplet character takes kids of a journey through all the guides ways water shapes our Earth.
As kids get older, it can sometimes be trickier to know what they’ll want to read. But simply make your best guess and include a gift receipt in case they want to pick something else.
So whatever age your children are, be sure to add a book or two to their stockings.
Pocket Etch A Sketch
A Pocket Etch A Sketch is an awesome retro stocking stuffer idea.
Kids will love fidgeting with this toy from past generations.
It can keep them entertained for hours.
And it’s such a great nostalgic gift, that you could even give it to a friend as a quirky gift in a fun Secret Santa exchange.
Get these 16 Mini Scratch Art Boards with wooden stylus for kids who love drawing and coloring.
Personally, I love to stock up on arts and crafts supplies at Christmas so they have lots to keep themselves busy during the winter months.
These scratch pads are great for long car rides or waits in waiting rooms.
SmartGames Cube Puzzler
Kids of all ages will love this 3D colorful cube puzzle with 80 different challenges ranging from easy to expert.
This portable game is travel-friendly so it’s perfect to toss in your bag for road trips and other vacations.
SmartGames Cube Puzzler allows kids to use spatial insight, problem-solving and planning skills.
Mini 3×3 Puzzle Cube
A classic toy just smaller – Mini 3×3 Puzzle Cubes!
These small toys are perfect for stocking stuffer ideas.
And stocking stuffer ideas for families with lots of kids are the best when you can buy them in a bundle. These come with 6 in a pack, so they’d also be great if you were making gift bags for a Christmas party or friends from school.
Scramble and twist, turn, and rotate to solve the puzzle.
Trouble Grab & Go Game
All in one game board makes storage easy.
This Trouble Grab & Go is a complete compact version of the original game.
I love to give my kids physical games that will pull them away from their electronic devices.
We think classic board games are always a great gift idea.
Joke Book for Kids
The Big Book of Silly Jokes for Kids: 800+ Jokes! will keep the whole family laughing.
This is an awesome stocking stuffer gift idea to get reluctant readers reading. It can feel like less work to read a few jokes than embark on a new chapter book.
Joke books are fun for road trips or evenings at home with the family.
I love that this collection is illustrated collection and the jokes get more challenging with each chapter.
The author of this book, Carole P. Roman, has written over 50 children’s books. You can find them all here on Amazon.
Squish’Ums Squishies Ball
These Plush Danglers are fantastic stocking stuffers.
They have slow rise foam INSIDE a super soft plush.
Kids will love these fun little toys.
You can get Squish’Ums Squishies balls at Target.
Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Teens
Kids and teenagers will love cute and cozy earmuffs.
We love giving our kids and teens fun and practical gifts that they will actually use.
So top off their stocking with a pair of cute earmuffs to help keep your kids warm.
Scrunchies are the perfect stocking stuffer for tween and teenage girls!
Grab this set of pretty scrunchies for a super low price.
The colors and patterns are soft and subtle and lovely to wear on your wrist or in your hair.
Our teenage girls love having a huge collection of scrunchies. You can never have too many.
Cool Winter Hat
I love these cable knit bucket hats from Cents of Style.
They’re comfy, warm and stylish. The cable knit bucket hat with moldable brim and it comes in four different colors: light camel, black, ivory, and taupe.
Grab this stocking stuffing idea right now!
This Emoji Bluetooth Speaker is the perfect gift for an Emoji fan.
It has a 6 hour battery life and an integrated mic so if can be used as a speaker phone.
Kids will love the LED lights which make a dazzling display that can be constantly on or dance to the rhythm of the music that is playing.
Cute Flash Drive
Share digital files and photos with friends and loved ones with this Unicorn USB Flash Drive.
I have to get these for my girls.
They will love them!
There are so many fun styles of flash drives available these days.
If you have boys and they aren’t into unicorns, perhaps they’d like these cool Minion Flash Drives.
These days kids have to take homework to and from school on flash drives, so this makes homework even more fun.
A brilliant gift idea for tweens, teens, and adults is a password book keeper to help them stay organized.
I especially love the idea of getting your kids to write down all their passwords in a book that you can see so that you’re able to access any of their accounts.
If you get kids started sharing their account passwords with you at a young age, it’s easier to keep it going into their teen years.
Also, the journals, calendars, pill boxes from RE-Focus, The Creative Office are perfect for affordable and practical gifts.
Get them this fun pair of socks that lets them express themselves.
It may drive you crazy that your teen spends too much time gaming, but this gift is a good natured way to make light of it.
These socks are great for teenage boys or girls. They fit sizes 6 to 12.
They’re comfy, stretchy, breathable and soft.
Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Women
Luxury Natural Soap
A lovely smelling soap is always at the top of our list of stocking stuffer ideas for adults. It’s practical and pampering at the same time.
We recently tested out and loved this Lavender Goat Milk Soap that is organic, plant-based, and produced in small batches in the USA.
Creative Coffee Mug with Personalization
Personalized gifts make your friends and family feel extra special. For a fantastic stocking stuffer, simply select a pretty mug, add a personal message, and fill the mug with a gift you know the recipient will use.
See our mug ideas to help you put together beautiful gifts.
Everyone including your best friend, sister, mother, and grandmother will love one of these Christmas Mug Gifts.
Whether you’re looking for a small gift, putting together a basket of beauty and cosmetics, or you’re looking for stocking stuffer ideas for teenage girls or women, here are a few essentials every woman will love to receive.
The ClassZ Compact Mirror by StudioZONE is a 10X magnifying makeup mirror that is perfect for purses and travel. It’s 2-sided with a 10X Magnifying Mirror on one side and a regular mirror on the other.
Some other small stocking stuffer ideas for women are eyelash curlers, cosmetic brushes, and makeup sponges.
Leggings for Lounging
Roll up a pair of leggings and you have the perfect stocking stuffer.
Personally I love wearing comfy leggings as loungewear around the house. You can find ridiculously comfortable leggings from various companies such as Luluroe… and they make them in women’s sizes XXS to 3XL, teens, tweens, toddlers, kids, and mens sizes.
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New Sports Bra
Useful stocking stuffer ideas for women and teen girls are new sports bras and comfortable underwear.
She will love the collection of seamless, wireless and performance bras and undies suit all-day wear from Miel.
This brand was developed to support women’s daily activities at home, in the office, at the gym and out on the town. Their innovative fabrics with built-in botanical protection against stains and odors.
Women often tend to neglect shopping for these necessities for themselves, so tossing some new items into the stocking is a smart gift idea that she’ll be glad to have.
Dad Stocking Stuffer Ideas
Whether or not he’s a regular joker, he’ll get a kick out of these jokes.
Everyone will be laughing as Dad passes on these jokes all year long.
Get ready to laugh (or groan).
Manly Scented Natural Soap
You can get a bundle of three scents: Pine Tar, Cedar Citrus, Bay Rum right here on Amazon.
He’ll appreciate that these are handmade in the USA with organic oils.
Rugged Roots Beard Oil
Get him Rugged Roots Bear Oil to keep his beard soft.
It nourishes dry and scratchy facial hair and prevent dandruff, aka beard-druff and split ends. Also, you can use it as an aftershave to help with ingrown hairs and prevent razor burn.
Rugged Roots Beard Oil is made of Premium Natural Oils and comes in 7 different scents.
This is truly a unique and thoughtful gift for any man with a beard.
Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Everyone
An ideal stocking stuffer for everyone in the family is a new personalized Christmas ornament.
You’ll love these sweet sterling silver ornaments from The Vintage Pearl. They are handmade with love and will no doubt become treasured family heirlooms.
There’s a huge selection of styles for everyone in your family.
You can customize each ornament to create meaningful stocking stuffers for all your loved ones.
Warm cozy socks are always a great stocking stuffer for everyone. A list of stocking stuffer ideas couldn’t be complete without this classic gift idea.
We found these super cute Christmas fuzzy socks on Amazon.
They have several holiday designs to choose from.
These socks have 2% spandex and come with a premium quality gift box.
This is one of those modern stocking stuffer ideas that works for almost everybody over 8 years old!
Ventev Alloy Apple Lightning Cables are both stylish and functional. Because of the aluminum casing, these cables don’t tangle or rip. We’ve been using ours for a couple of years without any problems.
Charging cables are fantastic stocking stuffers for tweens, teens and everyone else who needs to keep a device charged.
Trendy smartphone cases are inexpensive and provide a way to personalize your device to suit your personality.
There are so many different styles in phone cases, you can find something for everyone. Check out these pretty Kroma iPhone cases that we reviewed a few years ago.
Phone cases are a great gift idea for anyone on your list.
PopSockets are expanding smartphone and tablet stands that are all the rage with the kids, but they’re useful for everyone.
PopSockets are great for enhancing the grip and capabilities of your phone. Pop, tilt, wrap, prop, collapse, grip, repeat.
They provide a secure grip for texting, calling, photos, and selfies and they’re compatible with all smartphones and tablets.
Works in landscape and portrait modes for watching videos, web surfing, texting, gaming, group photos, FaceTime, and Skype.
Using a PopSocket allows your hand to relax while securely holding your phone – never drop your phone again from lost grip.
These are available in a good variety of colors & designs.
Everyone who drives needs a Dashboard Car Phone Mount. This is one of those small stocking stuffer ideas that can really serve a good purpose.
It’s so important that you’re not picking up your phone while you’re driving.
So if you have a driver in the family who doesn’t yet have a cell phone holder, toss a universal magnetic cell phone car holder in their stocking.
This one is on sale on Amazon right now for only $5.51 and free shipping with Prime.
Brewing a cup of loose leaf tea is simple with an individual Tea Infuser.
When you’re just making tea for one, you’ll love having one of these.
Take a moment just for you with the infuser that’s made for one. If you’re looking for unique stocking stuffer ideas for adults, a classy tea infuser will do the trick.
Holiday Lip Balm
I always put a lip balm in every Christmas stocking. I think it’s one of the easiest small stocking stuffer ideas… you can grab them at the last minute at the grocery store.
And I love how these Holiday flavored Chapstick come in festive flavours: Cake Batter, Pumpkin Pie, and Candy Cane.
What a sweet way to keep dry lips at bay this winter.
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