175+ Stocking Stuffer Ideas For Everyone (the whole family will love you)

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Are you stumped looking for stocking stuffer ideas for the family? You’re in luck! We’ve scoured the stores and come up with a huge list of stock stuffer ideas to choose from. Everything is separated by interest, so you will surely find lots of things to fill your sweetie’s stockings! Ready? Set? Go!

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Stocking Stuffer Idea for the Whole Family

These are all the categories that we will cover in today’s guide. We made sure to cover as many categories as possible, so you will surely find the perfect stocking stuffers for your loved ones!

  • KIDS
  • BOYS

Stocking Stuffers for MEDIA LOVERS

If you have a family member that’s into media and tech, they will surely love some of these stuffer ideas. These are small items that they can use on the daily bases. We are sure that they will appreciate any of these awesome small gifts!

  • iTunes card
  • Memory card
  • USB drive
  • Rechargeable batteries
  • Cloth for cleaning laptop or camera screens
  • Mini tripod
  • Mouse pad
  • A year’s subscription to Flickr Pro
  • Earbuds
  • Power Bank
  • LED strip lights
  • Car charger

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Stocking Stuffers for WORD LOVERS

As a traveler myself, I can say that any traveler will enjoy these stocking stuffers. While traveling is an adventurous and exciting experience, being on the road or long flights can sometimes be boring. You can ease their traveling by getting them a nice crossword puzzle, a good book, or any of these other ideas!


If your family member enjoys the great outdoors, then this category will surely inspire you on what you should get for them. These small gifts can come in handy in many situations, and we are sure that your family member will be thankful for them!

  • Mini umbrella (I’m always losing mine)
  • Small picture frame with a fun photo in it
  • Dog bags (for the pet owner)
  • Luggage tags
  • Pocket travel guide
  • Passport holder
  • Wallet
  • Clothing cube
  • Travel containers for shampoo, etc.
  • Travel pillow
  • Water bottle
  • Gloves
  • Mittens
  • Toque
  • Handwarmer
  • Neck tube
  • Bike tire repair kit
  • Biking gloves
  • Travel alarm clock
  • Pocket doctor
  • Flashlight

Stocking Stuffers for FOODIES

Do you have a foodie in your life? Look no further. These stuffer ideas will make them feel special! They can reuse some of these small gifts for years and each time they use them they will remember the great memory of getting them.

  • Gourmet mixes and seasonings
  • Gift cards to a favorite coffee shop or gourmet grocer
  • Specialty coffees, tea, hot chocolate, or apple cider mixes
  • A tiny bottle of Kaluah, rum, or whatever strikes your fancy!
  • Kitchen gadgets, such as a silicon basting brush, banana keeper, or a mini crockpot for fondue
  • Wine bottle stopper
  • Wine glass charms
  • Drink stirrers
  • High-quality measuring cups or spoons
  • Mabel’s labels spice jar labels
  • Edible ink pens
  • Good quality cookie cutters

Stocking Stuffers for GARDENERS

We all have that one friend or family member that loves gardening! This category is specially designed for them. We are sure that they will enjoy these Christmas stocking stuffers!

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Beauty and self-care are important to everyone, especially for the ladies. If you have someone that enjoys taking care of themselves, then this category is just for them!

  • Sherpani wrist purse or shoulder wallet
  • Pedometer
  • Lip balm
  • Hair products
  • Re-useable canvas bags
  • Earrings
  • Cell phone charm
  • Soaps
  • Lotions
  • Foot butter, nail file, hand cream, and nail polish
  • Bath fizzies
  • Slipper socks


This category is dedicated to the Picasso’s in our lives. If you have a friend or family member that enjoys arts and crafts, then this category should give you some ideas on what they need.

  • Might Bright Craft Light
  • Gypsy Quilter Gripper
  • Mini foldable scissors
  • Funky yarn or wool, different sized crochet hooks
  • Unusual buttons
  • Plastic tabs for cross stitchers to wind thread onto
  • Pincushion
  • Paint, paintbrushes
  • Sketchbook
  • Nice pencil crayons or drawing markers
  • Scrapbooking papers and supplies
  • Stencils

Stocking Stuffers for KIDS

These Christmas stuffers can be enjoyed by kids of all ages and genders. If you are looking for age-specific or gender-specific stocking stuffer ideas for kids, then you can find them in the categories following this one.

  • Christmas ornament
  • Books
  • Magazine subscriptions
  • CDs
  • DVDs
  • Travel games
  • Coloring books
  • Stickers
  • Playmobil (there’s even a little Santa!)
  • Yo-yo
  • Dominoes
  • Silly putty
  • Swim goggles
  • Tickets to the local public pool
  • Tickets to the local movie theater
  • Gift card to a favorite place for a treat
  • Gift card to a DVD rental place
  • Tickets to the skating rink
  • Mittens
  • Hat
  • T-shirts
  • Glow sticks
  • Kazoo
  • Harmonica
  • Uno
  • Skip-Bo
  • Art supplies (finger paint, paper, felts, crayons, pipe cleaners, etc)
  • Candy
  • Fun magnets
  • Mini Magna doodle
  • Nintendo DS Character Stylus
  • Alarm clock
  • Reading lamp
  • Playdough and cookie cutters
  • Slinky
  • Small puzzles
  • Plastic animals
  • Book light (older children)
  • Flashlight
  • PJs
  • Schylling woodpecker (you wouldn’t believe how many kids love this thing)
  • Puzzles
  • hacky sack
  • Buckets
  • Bubbles
  • Balls
  • Glow in the dark stars

Stocking Stuffers for BOYS

These Christmas stocking stuffer ideas are specially picked for boys. Whether it’s an activity or a new toy, we are sure that they will enjoy it!

  • inexpensive binoculars
  • Mini tape measure
  • A wallet (with money in it!)
  • wrist shooters
  • Fireman’s hat
  • Trading cards
  • Fridge Rover
  • Mentos Geyser kit
  • Zoob
  • Meccano
  • Lego
  • Hex bugs
  • Compass
  • Hot Wheels (try hiding them in the tree!)
  • Yo-yo (or less traditional yo-yo balls)
  • Small tools (wrenches, screwdrivers, mini hammer) with nails and wood
  • build it yourself kit from Home Depot
  • Rocks (check out your local rock shop, put them in a nice bag)
  • Marbles

Stocking Stuffers for GIRLS

A category for our little princesses! The list has toys, activities and self-care items. Hopefully, it’s enough to give you some inspiration on what a little girl wants.

  • Only Hearts Club doll accessories (clothes, pets, etc)
  • Webkinz clips
  • Treasure box
  • Doll clothes, bottles, and other small items
  • Coin purse (put money in it!)
  • Melissa and Doug sticker collection
  • Funky socks
  • m3 Snap Caps
  • Stamps, stamp pad, and paper
  • Friendship bracelet kit
  • Bath products
  • Crochet hook and wool (if you want to teach them how to crochet)
  • Simple cross stitch kit (pre-teen)
  • Fairy wand and crown
  • Tutu (and other dress up clothes)
  • Costume jewelry
  • Finger puppets
  • Ikea Kid’s kitchen playsets

Stocking Stuffers for BABIES & TODDLERS

Always make sure to stuff your baby’s or toddler’s stockings. They might be young, but they will still feel excited when they receive a gift. It’s nice to teach them about tradition from a young age. What gifts should you get them? Here are some ideas:

  • Jazzy Jinglers
  • Bean bags
  • Little Scholastic books
  • Wow toys
  • Hats, mittens
  • Board books
  • Balls
  • Rattles
  • Blocks
  • Crocodile Creek Bibs
  • Peek a Boo Bag
  • Playmobil
  • Duplo
  • Please Mum onesies
  • Baby Body butter

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The stocking stuffer gift possibilities are endless! 

You can build a theme for the stocking (think PJs, slipper socks, books, new toothbrushes, a small stuffy, candy). Or include things that go with that huge Santa gift. I swear I have more fun with the stockings than buying the big gift, but then again, isn’t that half the fun of Christmas? Did we miss any? Add them in the comments!

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