100 Stocking Stuffers under $10 for Everyone on Your List
These holiday gifts are $10 or less—and sure to impress. (The rhyme was free. You’re welcome.)
Let’s taco ’bout these cool socks
For the coworker who gets Chipotle every single day, these taco socks are a great way to punch up a work outfit. It’s a thoughtful gift and also easy on the budget.
Goofy kids will want to rip open the package of this Melissa and Doug googly eyes coloring pad. The $4.99 book features 30 pages of animals with googly eyes, plus extra eyes that can be placed on their drawings.
Use the force…
Delight relatives of all ages with Itty Bittys. These tiny plush toys represent your favorite Star Wars, Peanuts, and superhero movie characters and are sure to be a stocking stuffer delight. Check out this awesome life advice from your favorite superheroes.
Read the signs
These zodiac necklaces feature a sleek pendant design and are presented on card stock with a description of the recipient’s zodiac sign and its associated personality attributes. If you want more zodiac-inspired gifts, don’t forget to check out the ultimate gift guide for every zodiac sign.
For tweens obsessed with beauty YouTubers
Is your teenager begging for Kylie’s newest kit? Have her practice those contouring skills with a cheaper makeup set first. Hard Candy’s Contour & Sculpt kit comes with 11 pieces, including two primers, bronzer, blush, concealer, and a contour brush. They can also learn tips to make them look their best in photographs.
Under the sea
Are your sister and her family taking a long drive to see you this Christmas? Make sure you add Melissa and Doug’s Under the Sea Reveal Pad to your niece and nephew’s stockings for the car ride home. The $4.99 pad comes with a refillable water pen to transform a special coloring book, which will keep kids up to the age of 7 occupied for hours.
For the person in your life who’s worked overtime be it studying for a degree or taking care of the fam, any stocking stuffer focused on relaxation is a no-brainer. Dr. Teal’s one-pound bath salt satchels make for a great stocking stuffer without weighing the stocking down. It’s the gift of relaxation on a budget.
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A sporty distraction
Place an NFL fidget spinner in the sports fans’ stocking this winter season. Ranging from $3.99 to $6.99, these fidget spinners are available for all 32 teams in shapes like footballs, cubes, and logo-specific shapes.
Your teenagers will have heart emoji eyes after they see these cool emoji sleep masks. The sleep masks, which come in heart eyes, winking eyes, sleeping zzz’s and eyes wide open options, are light and breathable, perfect for sleepovers, holiday travel (goodbye overhead cabin airplane lights), and everyday use at home. Looking for more of a splurge for your favorite jetsetter? You can’t go wrong with one of these13 carry on bags with five-star reviews on Amazon.
One word: chocolate
Impress everyone this holiday season with a luxurious name-brand chocolate that won’t break the bank. Godiva sells individually-wrapped chocolates for less than $5 and filled chocolate bars for $2.99, along with their dark chocolate Chocoist bars for less than $2.
Nails to go
Environmentally conscious beauty shoppers will love these nail polishes from non-toxic brand SOPHi. These made-in-America polishes come in colors perfectly paired for the season, with collection names ranging from Channel the Flannel to Fallin’ for You and Sweater Weather—and cost only $8. These are the nail polishes every woman should own.
Cremo’s men’s shave cream comes in three sizes and types to accommodate all the men in your life. The original, cooling, and sandalwood shave creams offer some diversity to this year’s stockings. Don’t forget to check out 11 little hygiene rules all men should live by.
Keep it clean
The holidays are notorious for the spreading of germs—you’ll never guess, for example, how many germs are hiding in your wallet. Hand sanitizers from EO make for a great stocking stuffer to keep germs at bay. The coconut and lemon hand sanitizer is great for family members all season long.
Give them what is sure to become their new favorite dish gadget: The Dish Fish is a dual-scrubber sponge that delivers where many others fall short. It removes gunk, keeps its shape, remains stink-free and dries standing on its tail. Find out 17 products from the Container Store you need in your life.
Cookies for Santa
The onslaught of holiday parties means bringing some sort of treat with you. The consummate guest and baker will love these cookie cutters, complete with snowman, gingerbread man, Christmas tree, and ornament. Don’t miss these 14 Christmas cookie baking hacks.
For the makeup lover, this set of three mini sponges from Tweezerman makes eye makeup application a snap! The sponges are perfectly sized with pointed tips for blending delicate areas like underneath the eyes.
Bird enthusiasts will think a pocket guide for their hobby is the most thoughtful stocking stuffer they’ve ever received. Waterford Press has numerous birding guides, including versions about the indigenous birds of Japan, China, and Thailand, as well as guides like this one for North America. The guides cost between $7 and $10, and are laminated for easy convenience.
For the beach lover, make sure to buy her some of Vivo Per Lei’s Body Salt Scrub. It will leave her skin feeling soft and smooth, just the antidote for the cold weather havoc that winter works on everyone’s skin. It’s also a luxurious treatment for dry, cracked feet, restoring softness and moisture. Here are some helpful tricks for fighting dry skin in the fall and winter.
Hair ties tend to disappear when you need them the most. Replenish those missing ties in your friends’ stockings with Revlon Essential Coil Elastics, which work well for thick or curly hair. You’ll want to try these celeb ponytail styles ASAP.
These jumbo foam stickers by Melissa and Doug are not only great for the animal-loving kid, but they’re also parent-approved. The stickers, which come in giraffe, tiger, lion, and elephant shapes and have the look and feel of sand without the mess. Check out these 10 cute crafts you can knock out in an afternoon.
Forget the anxiety of not being able to Instagram your Christmas tree this season. PowerCore Charging Tabs ensure you and your loved ones are never without power. The charger is compatible with Android devices and the latest iPhone, which makes this stocking stuffer a perfect supplement to a big Apple purchase. Find out the 40 coolest tech gifts you’ll want to keep for yourself.
These cozy, anti-skid socks will be her go-to favorite pair for those cold winter mornings that call for all-day pajamas and a good book. This three pair set is made with soft and plush microfiber, fuzzy and warm enough to wear all day, and breathable enough to sleep in at night.
Fun in a can
Faber-Castell Creativity for Kids Creativity Cans may be the easiest stocking stuffer to stash in your little one’s stocking. The kits capture art, music, or motion, and better yet, they don’t have directions. With more than 100 craft components, kids can use the open-ended materials in any direction their imagination takes them.
Delight the dancer in your family with this 2018 Hallmark miniature keepsake ornament, part of the A World Within Collector’s Series. This is the fourth in that design series, themed “A World Within Toy Soldier.” Fans of this year’s The Nutcracker and the Four Realms will cherish this thoughtful keepsake.
First sign of spring
Give them something to look forward to (while shaking off those winter doldrums!) This narcissus kit includes five bulbs, designed to bloom indoors within four to six weeks after planting. Their fragrant scent is an unmistakable sign of early spring. Did you know that there are 14 other (easy!) things you can do to help beat the winter blues?
Wrapped in warmth
Blanket scarves are hugely popular once again this year, and for good reason. Warm and versatile, these generously proportioned accessories look stylish as a belted layering top or as a cozy neck warmer. It’s also a lux-looking gift without the high dollar price tag. Also, you can never go wrong with a timeless tartan plaid.
College students and other stressed-out relatives could use a little zen in their lives in the form of a Dream Pocket Book of Coloring, a portable soother. For younger kids, you can also check out coloring books at your nearest dollar store. Speaking of, don’t miss out on the 11 things you should have been buying from the dollar store this whole time.
Travel with ease
On-the-go tissues are a necessity for anyone who travels or commutes. Kleenex’s Go-Anywhere packs are colorful and easy to stick into stockings for everyone on your list. Even better, the price is just right: A single pack retails for just $1.79! Check out these tips for avoiding a cold in the first place.
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For the college student in his first semester of college or the young adult living on her own for the first time, this potato screw will help him bake the perfect potato. Add this to the 14 dorm room essentials he didn’t know he needed but totally does.
Pack it up
Small pouches suit everyone’s needs and make for an easy but appealing stocking stuffer. This cell phone shoulder bag from KISS GOLD comes in a lightweight crossbody design–choose from nine different colors! Fair warning: You may like them so much, you’ll add it to the 10 best gifts to give yourself when you’re single on Valentine’s Day.
Light it up
Amateur bikers will love any sort of bicycle accessory, so Schwinn LED Snake Light Combo Set will not disappoint. The red and white LED lights will keep bikers safe as it gets darker earlier. Find out more of the best gifts for the fitness lover in your life. Don’t miss 23 more of the best gifts for the fitness lover in your life.
For the tween in your life who’s crazy for poms, this poofy fashion accessory is functional too, doubling as a keychain. Let the backpack blinging begin!
Perfect for even the youngest kid at your holiday party, The Manhattan Toy Company’s Camp Acorn stuffed animals are super sweet. The $10 plush animals come in three shapes—bunny, owl, and fox—and are small enough to fit into a diaper bag (or stocking!).
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Italian candy bars make for an interesting twist on the traditional candy gift. Sold in a pack of five for $22.99, or $4.60 per bar, these gluten-free bars come in flavors such as Country Berries, Tropical Fruit, Lemon, Strawberry, and Cherry. Here’s our favorite Christmas candy that’s only available for a limited time.
Buy in bulk
Soapiary makes beautiful, plant-based bars in a variety of scents and formulas, such as Bamboo Hydrate Soap, Herbal Blend Soap, Nonsense! Unscented Castile Soap, Parsley Aloe Exfoliate Soap, Citrus Coriander Soap, Charcoal Verbena Detox Soap, and Vetiver Cardamom Soap. You can buy a pack of 6 soaps in one scent or a variety pack for $24, which breaks down to $4 per fancy soap. Score!
Do the monster mash
Perfect for anyone heading back to school or college, Grillz Monster Pencil Case comes in purple, pink, or black and makes organizing fun. The case fits up to 30 pens and pencils and can double as a makeup bag. Don’t miss the 9 genius ways to organize your makeup bag, according to makeup artists.
Winter can be a hard time for kids, being cooped up in the house all day. A tie-dye kit will have them in a summer camp mode before the new year begins. The one-step kit includes the three primary colors, allowing your little creator to mix and match to their heart’s content.
Gift everyone from grandma to your nephew’s boyfriend with a festive holiday soap stocking stuffer. Bath and Body Works offers a huge line of gentle foaming hand soaps, all holiday scented. These make great little gifts for teachers and babysitters too! Don’t miss these 30 thoughtful and affordable teacher gifts.
Teachers and boarding school kids alike will love these whimsical flamingo hanging storage pockets for all their needs. They’re made of natural linen and cotton, so super eco-friendly, and they store plenty of small items. These are the organizational ideas you’ll wish you knew all along.
Baby’s First Christmas
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A personalized ornament is a rite of passage for most Catholic children. Delight the new parents with an ornament just for baby, personalized with the child’s name and photo. Share these 8 clever ways to store your Christmas decorations with the recipient.
Sometimes the best stocking stuffers are the most functional. A pill splitter is great for travel, carrying vitamins, and medicines, and can be used for a multitude of other things. At $6.95, this blue case is a steal.
Take a bite
Your gluten-free friends will love you for spoiling them with this Once Again Organic Smooth Peanut Butter. Free from added sugar and salt, this stuff will taste as delicious straight out of the jar as it will atop their favorite acai bowl.
Relaxation on the go
Travelers who wear cologne but don’t want to lug it in their carry-on will think a travel size of Newton + Co’s Spanish Sage Hand Salve is such a thoughtful stocking stuffer. The all-natural scent, which is handmade in Austin, Texas, smells of lavender, myrrh, and sage and costs only $10.
Get kids what they’re obsessed with this holiday season: slime. This slime unicorn kit is great for creative kids and will be the best $5 and under gift they receive this holiday season. If you’re heading to a holiday party with unicorn-obsessed kids, this unicorn dip will get your kids finally eating their veggies.
Don’t listen to what they say about Millennials killing bar soap; it is alive and well, as proven by Bath and Body Works Aromatherapy body bars. This CocoShea Honey Honeycomb bar looks luxurious and has essential oils for extra relaxation. These are the best essential oils for anxiety.
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Activated charcoal is the next big trend to reach dental care. My Magic Mud’s Activated Charcoal Toothpaste for Whitening comes in flavors like spearmint, peppermint, cinnamon clove, and wintergreen. With all the drinking that comes during the holidays, teeth tend to lose their whiteness, so this gift is sure to be extra appreciated this month.
Make sure your boyfriend’s guitar is always in tune with this thoughtful stocking stuffer. The Snark Clip-On Tuner works with acoustic, classical, bass and electric guitars, as well as the ukulele and violin. It’s also compact enough to travel with. Here are 30 more gifts for guys that will make you look like a hero.
For the person who needs a little extra kick, this Historic Lynchburg Tennessee Whiskey Jalapeno Hot Sauce makes a great stocking stuffer. The flavor melds hot and spicy jalapeños with Jack Daniels Black Label whiskey.
Melissa and Doug’s rainbow and hearts ornaments stained glass activity brings fun without the mess for kids ages 4 to 8. The peel-and-press kit, which retails for $9.99, gives the look of stained glass without the safety hazard.
This GoCaddy water bottle holder is perfect for the dad who loves to travel and pack all the necessities his kids will need during their trip. The container holds up to 1.5 liters, which makes for a great stocking stuffer.
Good hair on the go
Packing light for a trip typically requires skimping on luxuries. Verb’s mini products can be stored in a carry-on bag and ensure great hair at any destination. Don’t miss out on how to go from flat to full (for every hair texture.
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Trinket trays make a great stocking stuffer as they are festive but also functional. FLOOR | 9’s trinket trays, which cost only $10, are designed with phrases like “More Naughty Less Nice”, “Merry On” and “Wish Bigger”. A trinket tray is one of 18 of the most clever ways to organize your jewelry.
Red, white, and blue
This patriotic star-shaped ice cube tray is a unique stocking stuffer for less than $10 that can be used all year round. Anyone who really loves their home state will like that their ice cubes are shaped in its likeness. Here are 22 more all-American gifts for everyone on your list.
Glitz and glam
Your of-the-moment young adult will absolutely freak out over these glitters from UCANBE. The glitter cream comes in six shades, from teal and rose to black and white, along with silver and gold. These Instagrammable stocking stuffers will not disappoint. (Here’s how to introduce your teen to makeup safely.)
Give the gift of positive energy this holiday season with a crystal. Choose from rose quartz, green aventurine, or amethyst, all under $8, and every one of them much better than a lump of coal! Rose quartz is perfect for someone who needs love, healing, and more sleep; amethyst heals physical and emotional ailments like stress and anxiety; and green aventurine is perfect as an all-around healing stone with benefits for the lungs, liver, sinuses, and heart. Here are 13 reasons to give healing crystals a try.
A colorful and noisy giraffe toy will delight the little ones this holiday season. This Playgro Giraffe Bead Buddy claims it stimulates development with its auditory noises. Don’t miss 8 brilliant ways babies are smarter than you think.
Athletes and hikers will appreciate this HydroActive On-The-Go Small Towel, which retails for $9.99. The towel, which comes in blue, black, or green, claims to instantly cool to 30 degrees below average body temperature. It also can stay cool for up to two hours when wet, which could be particularly helpful for runners. Don’t miss these 21 tricks to finish the marathon.
What are the holidays if not to indulge a bit? This Holiday Jam from the award-winning Stonewall Kitchen blends the tartness of cranberries with autumnal pears and sweet raspberries with an orange liqueur, elevating this jam from every day to something special!
Clinically tested to improve dry skin, a sad side effect of winter, Dove Men+Care Elements Body and Face Wash is effective while also making your man smell great. The body wash, which costs $4.99 for a 13.5-ounce bottle and $7.79 for an 18-ounce bottle, comes in two scents: Charcoal & Clay and Minerals & Sage. Guys, in particular, will love getting any hygiene products in their stocking stuffer because some may be too lazy to replace their bottle.
Maybe not the most subtle stocking stuffer, the Bump It Off is a silicone sleeve that can be used to loosen and lift laundry stains (make sure you’re not making one of these laundry mistakes), scrub dishes, pots and pans without scratching and groom pets.
I mustache you
A selection of sheet masks
Give the gift of hydration this holiday season with one of farm-to-face skincare brand Farmacy’s single-use masks. The Hydrating Coconut Gel Mask is great for winter-induced dry skin. Plus, these masks were not tested on animals. If you’re looking for another beauty product gift, check out these holiday beauty gifts for her.
Rosé all day
Wine can take the edge off a rough holiday party. For less than $10, you can gift your friends this double-walled stemless tumbler, for holding wine (or any zesty beverage of their choice).
Grip and go
Kids of all ages are buying grips to prop up their cell phones or assist with the perfect selfie. PopSocket’s phone and tablet grips come in various colors and patterns, and are as fun as they functional! You’ll forever be their favorite aunt with this one.
Our phones and tablets can take a beating, not to mention they’re filled with germs and are often smudged. Give the gift of a clean screen this holiday season with WHOOSH, a two-in-one spray bottle and microfiber cloth. Voila! Your family and friends will get a clean screen on demand.
The Malbec drinkers in your family might use this stocking stuffer the day it’s gifted to them. The Wand removes histamines and sulfites from wine without affecting the taste, so they can imbibe without risk of a headache! The wands are individually packaged so you can divvy up the pack of 8 into several stockings for less than $2.50 each.
Pop the top
Perfect for the wine lovers in your life, these expanding bottle stoppers will keep their favorite beverages fresh long after popping the top. The set includes three stoppers, all designed with an easy to use lever to prolong the recipient’s favorite bottles for enjoyment long after the last gift is opened. Super light and small, these handy bottle stoppers travel well too!
Get the avocado lover in your life the gift of keeping their avocados fresher for longer. The set of two silicone cups ($7.95) will protect avocados from going bad. Make sure your giftees know that science has just found the best reason ever to stock up on avocados.
For the kid who is always drumming while doing his math homework, these No. 2 pencils flip over to become actual drumsticks. At $8, they are way cheaper than actual drumsticks; they also could be a nice supplement for an actual drum kit, which will be beloved by the recipient but less so by his parents. Discover 15 hidden gems on Amazon you’ll wish you owned this whole time.
Winter weather tends to strip skin of its moisture, causing majorly chapped lips. You might be able to blame these 10 mistakes you didn’t realize you were making, or you can buy everyone on your list Eos lip balms to toss into their bag or coat pocket. The Vanilla Lip balm is perfect for the holiday season, and the flavors and formulas cost about $3.
Glossing all the way
Wow your middle schooler with 7 flavored lip glosses in this gift set. The collection includes high gloss shades perfect for coordinating with any outfit. Find out 15 things you can buy on Amazon for under $1.
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The Marc Anthony True Professional Hydrating Coconut Oil & Shea Butter Deep Conditioning Treatment packages are a super cute and inexpensive stocking stuffers for the frequent traveler. For $7.95, the oil treatment will soothe hair while she travels the world.
DIY enthusiasts will break open the packaging on this Preval sprayer the second they check what Santa left in their stocking. The $9.99 sprayer gives a professional touch to painted drawers or car touch-ups. Dad can use it for the 11 home improvement projects he can do himself instead of hiring a professional.
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For your friend who moved to that hip nabe before it was cool, artisanal rice is the latest food trend that can double as a stocking stuffer. Delta Blues Rice Grits is “artisan-milled and packaged by fourth-generation farmers in the Mississippi Delta,” according to the company. It sells one- and two-pound bags in a $5 to $6.50 price range. Maybe you’ll score an invite to dinner to try the rice out yourself!
He shoots, he scores
PLAYMOBIL’s NHL Stanley Cup Presentation set will put a smile on kids and adults alike. The set includes two white-gloved presenters, the Stanley Cup itself, and a display table. At $8.91, they make for a cute but affordable toy or desk mate.
Environmentally-friendly coffee drinkers and fans of ground coffee will want this Ekobrew reusable coffee filter. Individual coffee pods are terrible for the environment, and many coffee drinkers will swear up and down that they aren’t as tasty as ground coffee. This filter solves both problems and costs only $8.75.
Tea lovers are often overlooked during the holiday season, so make sure you celebrate them with The Republic of Tea’s Comfort and Joy set. It includes six tea bags in holiday fruit flavors, infused with cinnamon, cloves, and licorice. (This is the best tea for every mood.)
Sugar and spice
Amateur and professional chefs alike will want to rip open these Zen of Slow Cooking spice packets, which retail for $5 to $8. With spice blends such as Sichuan, smoky BBQ, and coq au vin, the packets offer recipe cards for using the spices in various dishes and drinks. Check out these 14 healthy home remedies in your spice rack.
Charcoal is the new black
Swap out coal for charcoal this holiday season, regardless of whether they’ve been naughty or nice. Charcoal-based skincare products clear congested skin. Biore’s line, Don’t be Dirty, offers a pore-penetrating Charcoal Bar, pore strips, and a self-heating charcoal mask that ranges from $6.49 to $7.99, and they are all available at your nearest drugstore. If you’re looking for another charcoal beauty product, check out these 11 beauty product innovations that are worth the hype.
If you need to grab an inexpensive gift for your coworkers, Bath and Body Works makes beautiful hand lotions in travel sizes, perfect for sticking in their office drawer. The aesthetically pleasing tubes come in scents like Oahu Coconut Sunset, which will surely be useful as the weather gets colder. For more inspiration, check out these 26 gifts for coworkers that are under $25.
Twin girls can be hard to buy for because you might want to get them different items that are still pretty similar. Hard Candy does the work for you with its two new body mists—Hard Candy Black and Hard Candy Pink. Sold at Walmart for less than $7, the pink mist smells fresh and warm while the black mist smells fruity and floral. Check out what your perfume says about your personality.
Planes, trains, and automobiles
Transportation-obsessed kids will go ape-crazy for LEGO’s green cruiser stocking stuffer. The 122-piece set, which retails for only $9.99, can also refigure from a car to a speedboat or truck.
Perfect for the kid who always has their best friend in tow, a friendship bracelet kit will solidify the relationship. This $7.99 stocking stuffer from ALEX Toys is great for kids because they get to exercise their creativity. Plus, giving someone a token of friendship is one of 24 little things you can do to be a better friend.
Flip for it
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Grilling for your entire family sometimes can be a fool’s task. Give the gift of a spatula with a built-in bottle cap opener to make the process a bit more enjoyable. This Char-Broil Spatula is an unexpected stocking stuffer that is sure to be put to good use.
Kids who love the ocean will feel inspired by these KINFAYV stackable crayons, tailor-made for preschool fingers. The non-toxic crayons double as a toy, as fun to use as building blocks as to channel their inner Picasso. If your family also celebrates Hanukkah, check out these easy Hanukkah crafts for kids.
A greener cleaner
Made from recycled glass from landfills, these abrasive blocks will clean your loved one’s pool, toilet bowl, grill, and tub. Earthstone’s alternative to a pumice stone makes for a great gift and can be purchased at major home improvement stores like Lowe’s and The Home Depot for less than $10.
Shine and sparkle
The prettiest bath bombs from Bath and Body Works will make the holiday shine a little bit brighter. The bath fizzies come in scents like Good Vibes Only Vanilla Coconut, Lavender Sugar, and Pretty as a Peach, among others. Check out here’s why a grown-up bath is the stress melter you need right now.
Make a list and check it twice
For the person who has worked non-stop in 2018, a cute to-do list will make their workload seem less daunting. Juvale’s set of magnetic notepads hold 60 sheets each and comes in six fun, floral designs. Don’t miss these 60 best Amazon prime gifts for everyone on your list.
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