Stocking stuffers are normally the gift you think about as a last resort. You are so busy focussing and planning for the main Christmas gifts you forget about the stocking! Don’t worry I have you covered with over 30 awesome stocking stuffers for boys.
These stocking stuffers are all aimed at boys aged 8-14.
I have only included the Christmas gifts for boys below, but we also add in a tangerine, an apple, and some gold coins too! If I am really struggling I will also add in some toiletries, like shower gel, and deodorant!
We have always added an orange to our stockings, it is a family tradition that has been passed down through the generations. In fact one year we put in an apple instead and there were tears! So ever since we add both!
Carry on reading for 30 of the best stocking fillers for boys that they will actually love.
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What to put in a boy’s stocking?
Knowing what to put in a boy’s stocking can be as daunting as buying the main gift. It is the first thing they open on Christmas morning, and you definitely don’t want disappointment. So don’t forget that orange!
But that is not the only dilemma with what to include as a stocking filler. It needs to be small enough to fit in to the stocking, but also, it needs to be cheap!
You have spent probably too much as it is on making sure this is the best Christmas ever. The stocking stuffer really doesn’t need to be expensive. Just enough to fill it.
I have broken these stocking fillers into the following categories:
- Fidget gifts
- Christmas books
- Electronic gifts
- Games that will fit in a stocking
- Educational stocking stuffers (because we homeschool!)
- and more
I just love fidget gifts, they are absolutely great for ADHD, and in fact for anyone who has difficulty concentrating. These are perfect for Christmas too, as they can play with them while they are waiting for Christmas dinner!
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What books can I include in a Christmas stocking?
I have only included small activity books or comic-style books, mainly as I am hoping one year he will do them before waking me up at 5 am.
Now this hasn’t happened yet, and I imagine this year will be the same, but I can always hope!!
- Stocking Stuffer Mad libs book
- Star Wars A Vader Family Sithmas Book
- Epic Maze book
- Graphic novel
- Duct tape and project book
Electronic stocking stuffers
My son is a gamer, he just loves all things electronic. He got the color-changing mouse and mouse pad for Christmas last year, and they were a HUGE HIT.
They were also cheaper than I was expecting at less than $20, so I think these would make great stocking stuffers if they don’t already have them.
What games to include in a Christmas stocking?
We absolutely love games, but most of them are either too expensive or too big as stocking stuffers!
But I have managed to find these which we love, all under $20.
- Small Lego set (or check out over 115 gifts for Lego lovers that are not Lego sets)
- Sussed Card Game if you are looking for educational board games we have listed over 40 of our favorites.
- Theory 11 Playing Cards these are the absolute BEST cards, in Marvel, Star Wars and lots more!
- 3D Metal puzzle
Educational Stocking Stuffers
I don’t know about you, but we already have LOADS of stationery, in fact, enough for a lifetime. However, that being said, he just loves it!! The more the better, and at Christmas, we always try and add some educational gifts.
- Frixion erasable pens
- Mechanical pencils
- Fountain pen for cursive writing
- Clipboard that opens up
- Funky pencil sharpener
- Colorful post it notes
- Math tools
- Pocket microscope
- Magnifying glass
Other stocking stuffers boys will love
If you still haven’t found the perfect stocking stuffer for your son, I am certain you will find it here!
- Funko Pop of one of their favorite characters
- Christmas Star Wars T Shirt – Darth Vader “I find your lack of cheer disturbing!”
- Funky socks
- Juggling balls
- Small survival kit for older children of course.
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What are your favorite stocking filler ideas for boys? Please let me know in the comments below.
Last Updated on 23 January 2023 by homeschoolof1