Christmas was a HUGE deal when I was growing up. My mum spent months and months collecting the perfect gifts for my sister and me, and while I have fond memories of waking up to find what looked like a million gifts under our tree on Christmas morning, it was my stocking that often excited me the most. My mother had a knack for always finding the best stocking stuffers for kids – puzzles, games, stickers, books, cassette tapes, coloring books, smelly markers, loud instruments, arts and crafts, candies, chocolates, bubbles – and she painstakingly wrapped every. single. item. before carefully placing our ‘sock of treats’ on our beds so we would feel them with our legs when we woke up on Christmas morning.
It was magical.
And while I often gave my mother a hard time for keeping the traditional going until I was well into my 30s – she knows I stopped believing in 4th grade, right? – you better believe I’m going to pass the tradition down to my own daughter.
The only problem is that I don’t have as much willpower as my mother did when I was a kid. As soon as I buy a gift for someone, especially my daughter, I want to give it to them straight away, which means I’m usually racing against time and scrambling for ideas once December hits.
But now that my daughter is old enough to not only fully appreciate the concept of Santa Claus, but understand that he will be landing on our roof and climbing down our chimney now that we’ve made the move from condo living to suburban life, it’s time to step it up and make things happen.
So, in the name of online shopping, I’ve gathered together 99 stocking stuffers for kids aged 12 months to 7 years to take the stress out of Christmas for myself and everyone else in my life. I’ve included Amazon affiliate links to all of my recommended stocking stuffers for kids below (don’t worry – affiliate links don’t cost you a penny more – they just allow me to earn a small commission for my recommendations) so all you have to do is scroll through the list, see if you like anything, and get yourself one step closer to completing your Christmas shopping!
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Whether you’re looking for gifts for boys or girls, need cheap and inexpensive ideas or want to splurge a little, or just want fun, cool, and unique ideas your kids will love, this collection of popular gift ideas has you covered!
1. Magic 8 Ball
2. Crayola Bathtub Crayons
3. ALEX Toys Artist Studio 24-Piece Rainbow Modeling Clay Set
4. Melissa %26 Doug Suspend Game
5. Original Slinky Brand Slinky
6. Westminster Hand Boilers
7. Rock Paper Scissors
8. Flying Gliders
9. Friction Powered Take-apart Vehicles
10. Melissa %26 Doug Rainbow Mini Scratch Art Notes
11. Hog Wild Holiday Elf Popper
12. LED Bright Finger Flashlights
13. Glow-In-The-Dark Mini Stars
14. GeoSpace Super Sonic Gyro Disc
15. Pet Tornado
16. Kangaroo’s Multi Voice Changer
17. Prextex Realistic Looking 7%22 Dinosaurs
18. Scented Bubble Bath Set for Kids
19. Old Maid Card Game
20. The Famous Fart Whistle
21. B’LOONIES Blow up Bubble Balloons
22. Alex Toys Little Hands Lacing One, Two Tie My Shoe
23. Makit %26 Bakit Decorative Stained Glass Mobile Kit
24. Cupcake Lip Gloss
25. Scientific Explorer Surprise Fizzy Bombs
26. Geospace Pump Rocket MINI Set
27. Fish Card Game
28. Original Silly Putty
29. Toy Recorder
30. Nature Sand Dino Dig Stocking Stuffer
31. Water Game – Triangles
32. Star Shaped Multi Color Crayons
33. Kidoozie My First Purse
34. Tangle Free Toy Parachute
35. Rainbow Putty Balls
36. Backyard Safari Field Binocs
37. Festive Friends Snap Bracelets
38. Little Hands Picture Mosaic
39. Paw Patrol Deluxe Kaleidoscope
40. 12 Pull Back Toy Car Stocking Stuffers
41. Alphabet Magnets
42. Shopkins Scented Nail Polish Kit with Stickers
43. Sesame Street Mini Memory Match Card Game
44. Dinosaur Gliders
45. POOF Hot Ropes Jr. 7-Foot Jump Rope
46. Magnetic Drawing Board
47. Emoji Faces Light Up Yo-Yos
48. Adorox Liquid Bubble Drop Motion Wheel Zig Zag Desk Toy
49. ALEX Toys Little Hands My First Mosaic
50. Backyard Safari Mini Pop Up Habitat
51. Disney’s Finding Dory Temporary Tattoos
52. Tic-Tac-Toe – Take ‘N’ Play Anywhere Game
53. Emoji Mini Stuffed Plush Toy Emoticon Throw Pillow Cushion
54. ALEX Toys ALEX Jr. Tots First Chunky Pegs
55. Shopkins 96 Page Coloring Book with Cupcake Land Coloring Fun Pack
56. Superhero Stampers
57. Soft Plush My family Finger Puppet Set
58. Magnetic Fun – Cars Planes and Trains
59. Green Army Soldiers
60. Melissa %26 Doug K’s Kids Take-Along Shape Sorter Baby Toy
61. Melissa %26 Doug Butterfly Light Catcher Scratch Art Kit
62. Travel Scavenger Hunt Card Game
63. Smethport Hair-Do Harriet Toy
64. 12 Make-a-Zoo Jungle Animal Sticker Sheets
65. Finding Dory Jigsaw Puzzle in Travel Tin
66. Mini 4-in-a-Row Game
67. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Memory Match Game
68. Play-Doh Starter Set
69. Who’s There?: 501 Side-Splitting Knock-Knock Jokes
70. Wipe Off Silly Stories
71. Shopkins Collectible Sticker Book
72. Melissa %26 Doug Flip to Win Memory Game
73. Find It Wildlife Game
74. Dot-to-Dot Numbers Activity Zone
75. LeapFrog LeapBand
76. Spirograph Design Tin Set
77. Boynton’s Greatest Hits: Volume II
78. Crayola Color Bath Dropz
79. The Little ABC Coloring Book
80. World of Eric Carle Stickers
81. 12 Design Your Own Firefighter Fire Station Truck Sticker Scenes Kids Children Play Set
82. Boon Pipes Water Pipes Bath Toy
83. VTech Call and Chat Learning Phone
84. YKS Cartoon R/C Race Car Radio Control Toy
85. At the Airport Reusable Sticker Tote
86. Disney Baby Bath Squirt Toys
87. Leapfrog: Gift Of Learning for Kids
88. Melissa %26 Doug Sunny Patch Blaze Firefly Flashlight
89. VTech Kidizoom Smartwatch
90. LeapFrog Fridge Numbers Magnetic Set
91. Handheld Water Game – Rings
92. Go Fishing – Take ‘N’ Play Anywhere Game
93. Play-Doh Party Pack
94. The Everything Kids’ Games %26 Puzzles Book
95. Melissa %26 Doug Scissor Skills Activity Pad
96. Melissa %26 Doug Paint with Water – Safari
97. Jumbo Primary Stringing Bead Set
98. Finding Dory Character Walkie Talkies Playset
99. LEGO Time Teacher
See? Finding the perfect stocking stuffers for kids is actually pretty easy! Here’s hoping you and yours have a happy and safe holiday!
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