100 Last Minute Stocking Stuffers for Kids

 

Trying to think of a last minute stocking stuffers for the kids?

 

Here are 100 great suggestions from the Mothering community to help you complete your holiday shopping!

 

We’ve chosen suggestions that are mostly inexpensive and can be purchased locally or ordered as a subscription without having to plan ahead.

 

For more ideas check out all of the great threads in the community!

 

 

  1. Crayons and Markers
  2. Paints and Brushes
  3. Construction Paper
  4. Yarn
  5. Knitting Needles or Crochet Hooks
  6. Sewing Needles
  7. Fabric Remnants
  8. Inexpensive Craft Kits
  9. Magazine Subscriptions (great ad-free choices include New Moon Girl, Ranger Rick and Cricket)
  10. Models
  11. Small Lego Sets
  12. Sewing Kit
  13. Hats and Gloves or Mittens
  14. Lip Balm
  15. Silly Putty
  16. Kiwi Crates (Monthly Art Box Subscription — see our review)
  17. Small Flashlight
  18. Hair Accessories
  19. Dice
  20. Cards and Card Games (Monopoloy Deal, UNO, Crazy 8s, Old Maid, Go Fish)
  21. Movie Tickets
  22. Magnifying Glass
  23. Inexpensive Binoculors
  24. Notepad and Pen
  25. Solar Calculator
  26. Small Cars
  27. Animal Figures
  28. Small Books
  29. Small Dolls
  30. Balls
  31. Socks
  32. Pretzle Sticks
  33. Toothbrush
  34. Special Coins
  35. Geodes
  36. YoYo
  37. Magic Growing Animals (comes as small tablets or washclothes to be placed in water to grow)
  38. Bath Toys
  39. Story Books
  40. Comic Books
  41. Puzzle Books
  42. Gift Cards
  43. Harmonica
  44. Seeds for Growing Indoor Plants
  45. Playdough or Clay
  46. Stickers and Sticker Books
  47. Bandana
  48. Nail Polish
  49. Inexpensive Jewelery
  50. Lotion
  51. Bubble Bath
  52. Glow Sticks
  53. Jump Rope
  54. Jacks
  55. Sidewalk Chalk
  56. Stamps
  57. Coin Purse or Wallet
  58. Mini Tape Measure
  59. Mini Puzzles
  60. Small Plants
  61. Travel Games
  62. Small Puzzles
  63. Coloring Books
  64. Special Ornament
  65. Candy Canes
  66. Nuts and Dried Fruit
  67. Chocolate Oranges
  68. Fresh Fruit (Clementines, Pomegranate, Bananas, Apples)
  69. Chocolate Covered Raisins or Nuts
  70. Granola Bars
  71. Herbal Tea
  72. Juice Boxes
  73. Small Calendar
  74. Journal
  75. Handheld Microscope
  76. Rocks and Shells
  77. Glow in the Dark Stars and Planets
  78. Pocket Tissues
  79. Mini Cereal Boxes
  80. Chocolate Covered Cherries
  81. Sugar Plums
  82. Small Boxes of Raisins
  83. Lotto Tickets
  84. Keychains
  85. Magnets
  86. Music CDs
  87. Fancy Soaps
  88. Small Stuffed Animals
  89. Special Mug, Cup, Bowl or Spoon
  90. Truffles
  91. Guitar Picks
  92. Fancy Band Aids
  93. Tape (in different colors)
  94. Small Knitted or Crocheted Items (playfood, balls, chains etc)
  95. Stencils
  96. Silk Scarfs (from the thrift store)
  97. Pencil Sharpener
  98. Whistle
  99. Craft Pipe Cleaners
  100. Finger Puppets