Don’t forget the stocking stuffers!
Here are some of our favorite ideas for stocking stuffers that your kids will love and won’t break the bank.
Scentco Holiday Smencils
These pre-sharpened pencils are made from recycled newspaper, and they have delicious scents like candy cane and gingerbread that last two years.
The Heart of a Who activity book
This activity book based on the new animated Grinch movie will remind kids about the meaning of Christmas and keep them busy with stickers and pages to color.
Townley Girl Trolls Lip Balm
Remember the troll pencils we had as kids? Now, there is lip balm! These fun scented balms come with the iconic troll hair today’s kids will recognize from the Trolls movie.
WowWee Untamed Raptor by Fingerlings
These scarily adorable dinosaurs make all sorts of dino noises from roars to farts. Kids can carry them around like finger puppets or attach them to their backpacks for a mobile pet.
Hog Wild Holiday Elf Popper
Kids will love one of these little elf poppers. They come with six soft foam balls that can pop up to 20 inches.
These LED Gloves by Noodley come in sizes for kids to teens with the choice of different colors. A simple on off button turns on the colorful lights, and kids can choose from six different light up modes. These light up gloves are great for costumes or just to play outside. Kids will love the fun colors. The shipment also comes with an extra battery.
Sticky the Poo
I am a mom of boys so that means everyone in my house enjoys toilet humor…even my husband. My oldest son thinks the poo emoji is the funniest thing ever, and when I saw the Sticky the Poo by Hogwild, I knew it would be the perfect thing for his stocking. This 3D poo emoji is roughly the size of a baseball, and it has a sticky outer covering with a moldable middle. It will stick to flat surfaces and wall, and it is squishy material makes you just want to squeeze it. I can’t help but laugh at the thought of how excited my son will be when he opens it and says, “Mom, it’s poo!” After all, what kid doesn’t want to play with poo?
Wind Up Toys
Give kiddos these classic wind up toys as a stocking surprise. There are five in a pack, and no batteries required.
Helix Hyper Ball
This ball has an automatic roll back that is way more fun than the yo-yos we played with when I was a kid. It is pocket sized and perfect for fidgety kids. The automatic roll back allows for trick shots and plenty of entertainment. This ball is a great way to encourage hand eye coordination and makes for a perfect stocking stuffer.
If you don’t want to venture out in the cold to build a snowman, give a build a snowman kit. In the kit there is foam and accessories for three snowman so kids can have indoor snowman fun.
Retail value – varies by size
I don’t know about your kids, but mine are obsessed with anything that comes in an egg or carton that adds an extra sense of suspense and surprise when they open it. Stikbot makes fun stocking stuffer sized dinosaurs and monsters that have suction cups on the feet and hands with moveable joints. These fun miniatures can fill up a stocking with a variety of colors and designs that will keep kids occupied for hours. In addition to the miniatures, Stikbot also has a variety of larger figurines and even movie sets and animation pro sets so kids can use them to create their own movies.
Kids seem to think that poop is one of the funniest things in the world, at least my kids do so this 3 pack of elf, reindeer and snowman poop will be a hilarious gag gift for them. The so called “poop” is actually fruit flavored candy that is gluten free.
Retail $21.99 for 6 pack
This is my son’s new favorite obsession – Playfoam! It is a wonderfully creative past time to get kids artfully crafting whatever they can imagine. Each pod comes with a hidden play pal inside, and they can be taken apart and swapped with other pals to create of variety of creatures. The Playfoam is a feather light foam that sticks to itself and is easily manipulated to build anything your kid may dream up. Then, they can use their play pals in Playfoam props they have made.
Flashing Santa Bubble Blaster
This bubble blaster is less mess than traditional bubbles and makes for a festive holiday gift for kiddos. It lights up and comes with two bottle of bubbles.
Melissa & Doug Scratch Art Rainbow Mini Notes
This set comes with 125 notes and a stylus to create fun rainbow notes and doodles.
Santa Claus GO Fish
This classic card game has iconic Christmas images and makes for a fun family game.
This digital bookmark allows kids to track their reading time and set an alarm for when they have completed it. It also tracks cumulative time and helps keep kids on task and organized.
LED Christmas Necklaces
These light up necklaces are a festive stocking stuffer that kids and adult will love to wear for the holidays. Buy a pack of 15 and gift them to everyone in the family.
Neliblu Fun Puzzle Balls
These puzzle balls are good for kids that have ADD/ADHD, OCD, Autism, as well as high stress and anxiety levels. They are easy to take along anywhere you go, and it gives kids something to keep them busy – no screens or batteries required.
Tickle Me Plant
These plants make for a science related stocking stuffer that will keep kids thinking and learning. Kids can grow the plant and experience its unique reaction to being touched. The plant leaves actually fold together as if hiding. The pack also comes with 10 science project ideas.
Snack in the Box
Avoid messy snacks with this fun snack in a box. With two chambers to hold dry snacks, and easy to open lids, kids can take their snacks on the go. They are BPA and phthalate free and dishwasher safe. A perfect idea for long car trips over the holidays.
Drink in the Box
Made with durable tritan, the drink in the box allows kids to take healthy drinks everywhere they go without spills. Plus they replace wasteful juice box containers making them better for the environment. They are BPA and phthalate free.
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