Stocking Stuffer Ideas for the Whole Family

Best ideas for stocking stuffers for everyone in your family

Stockings might be my favorite thing on Christmas morning. Maybe it’s because they’re usually things not asked for, so they seem like bonus gifts. Who doesn’t love a bonus?! Santa is pretty clever with his ideas; I’ve rounded up some of our favorites. With planning, those elves can gather meaningful gifts for stockings that don’t cost a fortune.

Little Girl or Boy

Stocking stuffers for little girls

  • Play-doh
  • Squirmles – these little snake like furry things are attached to a clear string. My kids LOVE these. In fact, it’s all Fynn says she wants for Christmas.
  • Legos
  • Scissors
  • Chapstick
  • Socks
  • Squishy
  • Makeup brushes for pretend
  • Bath bombs
  • Bubble bath
  • Sidewalk chalk
  • Slippers
  • Bandaids
  • Gum
  • Dino Grow Egg
  • Krazy Straw Glasses

Stocking stuffers for boys


We’ve made a blog follower out Ella, so we’ll just have to wait to see what surprises her stocking holds. I will share some things she’s asked for, as well as some other ideas for a teen/tween

  • Mochi squishies
  • Essie nail polish
  • Bath bombs
  • Bath salts
  • Lip balm/lip gloss
  • Socks
  • iTunes gift card
  • Slime
  • Hair ties
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Nail tattoos
  • Earbuds
  • Water bottle
  • Fun charging cord
  • Notepad
  • Pens/pencils/markers


Dad’s, take note.

  • Jade face roller
  • Face mask/eye mask
  • Kale and herb comb
  • Gift certificate for a massage or facial
  • Socks
  • Gloves
  • Gum
  • Lipgloss
  • Beauty Blender
  • Bath bombs
  • Necklace
  • Earrings
  • Key ring


Men sometimes stoop Santa. Here are a few things to get his juices flowing.

  • Charger cords
  • Cord drop
  • Socks
  • Massage gift card (you can sometimes find on Groupon)
  • Gum
  • Golf balls/golf tees
  • Beef jerky
  • Kiehl’s Grab ‘n Go Essentials
  • Handy hammer

Where To Buy

Now start stuffing. Most of these things were/can be purchased from the following retailers:

  • Michael’s
  • Dollar Store
  • Target (the Dollar Spot is my jam!)
  • Gap (socks)
  • The Container Store
  • Urban Outfitters
  • H&M

Some of the items are linked in our Stocking Stuffer gift guide with things for mixed genders/ages included. Hint: also doubles as great gift ideas for smaller ticket items for other people on your gift list. There are also little gems spread throughout our other gift guides that could double as stocking stuffers.

Merry, merry, y’all!

Xoxo – Erica

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    much the same page layout and design. Great choice of colors!

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