Imagine the scene, the kids wake up early on Christmas morning all excited, they rummage through their stocking, and the disappointment hits! It is the first present they will open and although the smallest and generally the cheapest (certainly in our house) they still need to be AWESOME. Carry on reading for the best kid stocking stuffer ideas that will ROCK YOUR CHRISTMAS!
No, they don’t have to be expensive.
No, they don’t have to be big.
But they do have to be SUPER COOL to set them up for a really cool and exciting day.
All of these kid stocking stuffer ideas are ALL UNDER $20 and they are all small enough to fit in a stocking. These gifts are aimed at kids aged 8-14.
Kid Stocking Stuffer Ideas
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!
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
Freddie 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.
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
- 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 Stuffer Ideas
I don’t know about you, but we already have LOADS of stationary, 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
- Clip board that opens up
- Funky pencil sharpener
- Colorful post it notes
- Math tools
- Pocket microscope
- Magnifying glass
Other Kid Stocking Stuffer Ideas
If you still haven’t found the perfect stocking stuffer for your child, 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.
What stocking stuffer ideas do you have for your kids? Please let me know in the comments below.
Last Updated on 25 October 2021 by homeschoolof1