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The Best Stocking Stuffer Ideas for the Whole Family

The Best Stocking Stuffer Ideas for the Whole Family

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Quality Stocking Stuffers

Happy Monday! With Christmas only 22 days away, I am sharing a list of some quality stocking stuffer ideas.

Interestingly, I do not have stockings for my own family. Living in Florida, we do not have a fireplace or a mantle to hang stockings.

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While I have seen many of my friends hang stockings in other creative ways, I have made a tradition of loading canvas sacks like this one with “stocking stuffers” for each of my kids.

While searching Pinterest for stocking stuffer ideas, I noticed that many of the ideas I’d come across were items that just wouldn’t last long because they were poor quality, novelty, or gag items. If you are anything like me, you prefer to give quality over quantity, particularly, with kid items.

I find that it is so easy to accumulate lots of cheaply-made junky toys that just clutter the home.  If you are looking to fill your loved one’s stockings with quality items that they are sure to enjoy and find useful, this is the list for you.

Here you will find stocking stuffer ideas for mom, dad, sister, and brother.

I hope the list is helpful and inspires your gift-giving this year. Happy Holidays!

Stocking Stuffer Ideas for men, women, and kids

Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Kids

The best Stocking Stuffer Ideas for boys

1. Classic Uno Cards 

2. Mini Lego Set : Small enough to fit in a stocking and big on fun. Plus, they are versatile enough to appeal to kids of various ages.

3. Mini Jenga 

4. Spot It! Game :

5. Hot Wheels : Hot wheels are just plain fun. They are also affordable, small, and collectible, making them a perfect stocking stuffer for children.

6. Bananagrams

Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Teen Girls

Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Teen Girls

7. Pineapple iPhone Case

8. Starbucks Giftcard

9. Nail Polish

10.  Selfie Stick

11. Animal Knee Socks 

12. Portable Charger

Stocking Stuffers for the Crafty Kid

Art Supply Stocking Stuffer Ideas

13. Beeswax Crayons

14. Oil Pastels 

15. Unfinished Peg Dolls

16. Acrylics

17. Beeswax Crayons

Stocking Stuffers for Men

Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Men

18. Leisure Shorts

19. Yeti Mug

20. Amazon Echo

21. Tie + Cufflinks

22. Pocket Knife

23. Belt

24. Nike Socks

Stocking Stuffers for Babies and Toddlers

Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Toddlers

25. Pop Tube Sensory Toy 

26. Wooden Train

27. Dinosaur Model 

28. Plush Storybook Character

29. Classic Board Book: The Very Hungry Caterpillar is a sweet story that children will love.

Stocking Stuffers for Women

Stocking Stuffer ideas for women

30. Nine West Wrist Watch: .

31. Crossbody Bag 

32. Keychain Pepper Spray: Don’t be shy about giving the gift of pepper spray this holiday season. It’s a practical gift that says, “I care about your safety”.

33. Yeti Mug : Both practical and stylish, these durable mugs are a wonderful gifting option.

34. Chi Tea Trio for the tea lover in your life.

35. Poppy and Pout Natural Lip Balm : Gift a year’s worth of the best lip balm!

Quality Stocking Stuffers

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Sarah at Ponder Trail

Saturday 8th of December 2018

I love all of these stocking stuffer ideas, Ashley! I've never seen mini Jenga before, but that looks like so much fun. Bananagrams is another game I enjoy playing. I like how you included a collection for crafty kids--that was always (and usually still is) my fave category for gifts.

Becky @ Disney in your Day

Friday 7th of December 2018

My husband is a huge board game person, so I like finding little games like bananagrams to put in his stocking! I've also gotten him things like card sleeves and special rubber bands to hold boxes together.

Jasmine Vargas

Friday 7th of December 2018

These are all great. I love including mini toys in my boy's stockings including candy.


Friday 7th of December 2018

Same! But I struggle with not eating my kid's candy before Christmas Day.


Friday 7th of December 2018

I think stocking stuffers can be some of the best gifts! I like finding little things that can be useful and meaningful (and honestly, I fill my own stocking most of the time lol). I love these ideas, especially the Yeti mug (and that it also comes in pink!!).