102 Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Everyone on Your List
These great gifts prove that good things really do come in small packages.
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Cheap stocking stuffers
Sure, the big gift gets all the glory, but it’s the little presents that set the mood for what’s to come. Want to really wow your loved ones this season? Put as much effort into stocking stuffer ideas as you do into shopping for big-ticket items.
We’ve made that easier for you with a round-up of 100 unique gift ideas that won’t break the bank. So whether you need stocking stuffers for men, stocking stuffers for women, or stocking stuffers for kids, you can trust this list to provide the very best stocking stuffer gift ideas for everyone on your list.
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Cozy Earth Women’s Stretch Knit Bamboo Lounge Tank
Best for: Comfort seekers
This super-soft tank from Oprah’s favorite, Cozy Earth, is so versatile, she’ll be able to wear it to bed, to the grocery store, and even out to dinner. The beloved brand is giving our readers an exclusive 60 percent discount to celebrate the holidays, so just use code RDTANK at checkout and feel free to stuff your own stocking too. Here are more great gifts for her.
Dylan’s Candy Bar Chocolate Squares Gift Pack
Best for: Chocolate connoisseurs
No one does sweet treats quite like Dylan’s Candy Bar, and this 18-pack features two squares each of nine of the company’s fabulous flavors, including caramel, s’mores, cookies and cream, and more. That means there’s one of each flavor for your recipient to share with you. These make the perfect gifts for picky teens.
Ugg Leda Cozy Sock
Best for: Cold feet
In signature Ugg style, these soft, stretchy socks will keep her feet warm while she’s lounging at home or braving the chilly outdoors. Luckily, they come in seven colors because she’ll want a pair for every day of the week.
Funko Games ESPN Trivia Night
Best for: Sports fans
Finally, the perfect gift for Dad and game he’s sure to win! Let him show off his sports knowledge while also picking up some new and interesting facts. Score!
Burnt Toast and Other Disasters by Cal Peternell
Best for: Home cooks
Former Chez Panisse chef extraordinaire Cal Peternell gives hope to home cooks by sharing his own culinary mistakes and showing readers how to make bad food good. Spoiler: That delicious Cheesy Onion Bread Pudding was once burnt toast.
The Republic of Tea Calm Relax
Best for: Anyone who made it through the past two years
There’s no doubt we all need to relax, so this grounding tea brilliantly comes with a two-week free trial of the acclaimed Calm meditation app. There may be no better gift right now. If you know someone who prefers coffee, be sure to browse gifts for coffee lovers too.
Thriae Lygos Peshtemal
Best for: Textile collectors
This joyful, cotton-candy-hued towel brightens up a kitchen or bathroom and can even be used as a scarf for a dash of color. It’s lightweight but surprisingly absorbent and is handmade in Turkey, where its production supports small, family-run businesses. It feels like an authentic souvenir from a wonderful trip. If you’re hunting for gifts for Mom, the search is over.
La Chatelaine Sulfate-Free Lemon Verbena Hand Wash
Best for: Frequent hand-washers
Elevate your loved one’s endless handwashing with this cleansing yet hydrating liquid soap. It’s filled with antioxidants and essential fatty acids that lead to soft, smooth skin. Made in France, this heavenly smelling hand-wash comes in a recyclable, reusable frosted glass bottle that adds a touch of sophistication to any bathroom. When it comes time to find gifts for your sister-in-law, keep this stocking stuffer in mind.
RapidX Xscape Safety Dual USB Car Charger
Best for: Drivers
This little gadget may look like a car charger—and it is able to charge two devices at once via USB—but it has a more important job than that. Hidden inside is a safety cutter to slice through seat belts and a hammer made to easily shatter car windows in case of an emergency. It belongs in every single car and makes a great stocking stuffer for teens who just started driving.
Puffin Beverage Jacket
Best for: Tailgaters
Just like that, drinkware becomes drinkwear. This super-cute jacket keeps cans and bottles cold and hands warm. There are lots of different styles—flannel shirts, sleeping bags, parkas—so everyone will know whose drink is whose during a tailgate party, cookout, or another outdoor party. It’s a fun and functional gift for the husband with a sense of humor.
MagicLinen Linen Lavender Sachets
Best for: Scent-sational women
This set of two lavender-filled linen sachets, available in a couple of MagicLinen’s most popular colors, is so beautiful (and smells so good) that she’ll want them everywhere. They’re great in handbags and suitcases, but they’re especially practical in drawers and closets because lavender works as a moth and insect repellent.
Nalgene Wide Mouth Water Bottle
Best for: Outdoor enthusiasts
A best seller for more than 30 years, this water bottle is the one that started it all. Leakproof and virtually indestructible, it’s a helpful companion during outdoor activities and a convenient way to stay hydrated. Plus, it comes in tons of vibrant colors so you can buy one as a gift for your brother, sister, cousin—you name it.
OPI Holiday 2021 Celebration Collection Four-Piece Gift Set
Best for: Nail artists
This brand-new set, featuring four mini bottles of the most festive holiday nail lacquers, will thrill the OPI obsessed. It’s the perfect best friend gift. When you see her celebrating, you’ll know you nailed it.
Spice + Leaf Schawarma Blend
Best for: Someone who likes it hot
A bold blend of earthy herbs like coriander, cumin, and turmeric, this spice mix will add a taste of the Middle East to chicken, meat, or vegetables. All Spice + Leaf spices are grown and sun-dried without pesticides, irradiation, or GMOs, and this one is salt-free but flavor rich.
Exclusivo Mezcla Plush Throw Blanket
Best for: Hibernators
Cold winter nights call for big, comfy throw blankets, and this item is both. It comes in over two dozen colors and feels like velvet. More than 33,000 Amazon reviewers gave it five stars, praising its warmth and softness.
Dearfoams Men’s Microsuede Moccasin with Whipstitch
Best for: Homebodies
These great-looking slippers are easy to slide on and off, although he’s unlikely to want to take them off; the cushioned insole features memory foam and offers breathable, no-sweat comfort. He’ll be glad they have a rubber sole, just in case he wants to keep them on to do a few errands.
Ama Forest Cell Phone Stands
Best for: Frequent flyers
This will be a welcome gift for those who like to watch movies on their phones during a flight. It’s lightweight, folding flat for easy portability, and can sit on a tray table both vertically and horizontally. With four stands in the pack (and larger packages available), it’s a must for the family who travels or the white elephant gift exchange.
Food Huggers Reusable Silicone Food Savers
Best for: Fruit and veggie lovers
This set of five clever kitchen gadgets is an eco-friendly way to keep leftover fruits and vegetables fresh. Not only do these stocking stuffers offer a fun and colorful way to reduce food waste, but they also support a women-owned business.
Alfaparf Milano Semi di Lino Sublime Cristalli Liquidi Hair Serum
Best for: Girls who want gloss
This salon-quality oil contains flaxseed oil and vitamin E to enhance and prolong shine, protect and retain color, and treat and nourish hair. It’s like her own personal stylist in a bottle.
Bic EZ Reach Lighters
Best for: Candle fans
Need a last-minute Christmas gift? If she’s always lighting candles, chances are her fingers have gotten a little too close to the flame at some point. These lighters have extended wands for safety, are sold in a pack of six, and come in half a dozen colors, so she can leave one in every room.
eeBoo United States Geography Bingo
Best for: Geography buffs
An Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Best Toy Award winner, this easy-to-play bingo game is fun for the whole family. It’s a great way to learn about the states without feeling like you’re in school.
Helemen Super Universal Socket Tool
Best for: The handyman
This may not seem like an exciting gift to you, but for people who like to tinker, it’s a godsend. More than 3,000 reviewers give it five stars. It’s practical and convenient, and it just may help him get his honey-do list done.
Patet Confidence and Success Stone Set
Best for: Crystal carriers
If your pals could use a little something extra to achieve their goals, the energy from these crystals just may do the trick. They can keep this trio of citrine, sodalite, and green aventurine close and watch their dreams get closer. These also make great gifts for a wife or girlfriend.
Erin Condren Wonder Woman Sticker Pack Trio
Best for: Wonder women
These superhero stickers are empowering and fun to place all over her planner, notebooks, journals—even her mirror. The set comes with 105 stickers, so she’ll never run out of inspiration.
Vasanti 4-Step Skincare Travel Kit
Best for: Tired travelers
Help business travelers wake up their skin with a set that includes four of Vasanti’s most effective products: cleanser, exfoliator, moisturizer, and eye cream. Once they see how well this simple routine works on the road, they’ll be buying full sizes to use at home. It’s a good option for anyone in the market for gifts for a girlfriend or boyfriend who’s always on the go.
Yoicy Super Thick Wool Socks
Best for: Women with cold feet
Socks are like the Russian nesting dolls of stocking stuffers, and these customer favorites from Yoicy are a great find. They’re warm, super comfy, and come in a variety of colors and patterns to beat the winter blahs.
Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day Scented Soy Candle
Best for: Candle fans
Have friends who like the smell of a clean house more than they like cleaning? This is the best scented candle for them. Plant-based and emitting the same delicious scents as the best-selling Mrs. Meyer’s cleaning products, the candle gives the impression that everything has been freshly cleaned—even if the dust bunnies seem to be multiplying.
Tommy Bahama Island Blend Villa Fronds Bar Soap
Best for: Island hoppers
Evoke a favorite tropical vacation with Tommy Bahama’s signature blend of Maui pineapple, island mandarin, cilantro, tropical mango, luscious papaya, sea jasmine, driftwood, cedar, and island musk. It’s paradise in a bar of soap. The scent appeals to men and women, meaning you can snag this as a gift for your boyfriend without him worrying he’ll leave the shower smelling like flowers.
Well Told Urban Map Glass
Best for: World-class drinkers
These are the glasses to raise with your old friends from the neighborhood. Etched with intricate maps of your choice of more than two dozen U.S. cities, each rocks glass will bring back fond memories and likely create new ones. Give one to your old pals and another as a gift for your father-in-law.
Buddha Board Black Mini Board
Best for: Zen masters
Inspired by the idea of living in the moment, this travel-sized board comes with a brush for writing or drawing—no paint necessary. Just dip the brush in water, and as the board dries, the words and pictures fade away. The artist can start fresh with a blank slate. Namaste.
Stojo Collapsible Cup
Best for: Environmentalists
Invented by a trio of dads on a mission to help save the planet, this eco-friendly gift is a smart alternative to plastic water bottles. It comes with a reusable straw and collapses into a size that’s easy to keep in a bag, car, or stroller. Leakproof and dishwasher safe, the cup is available in four sizes in a couple of dozen colors, so everyone can have their own.
Wldkat Travel-Size Mushroom + Moss Moisturizing Gel Cream
Best for: On-the-go guys and gals
This lightweight gel cream leaves skin looking plump and dewy, even after stressful travel. Plus, it’s vegan, free of health-harming chemicals, and comes in a refillable TSA-friendly bottle.
Rifle Paper Co. Porcelain Mug
Best for: Coffee and tea drinkers
She can never have too many mugs, and this one is so pretty, it just may fuel her caffeine habit. With its metallic gold accents, she’ll feel like a queen. The Book Club design would be a fantastic gift for book lovers.
Moleskine Classic Notebook
Best for: Writers
Writers—both amateurs and pros—have sworn by Moleskine for more than two decades. Whether they’re plotting the next great novel or just need a space for thoughts, lists, or doodles, this classic notebook will inspire. It comes in a variety of colors, with ruled, plain, or dotted-line options.
Oiya Robin Braided Bead Bracelet
Best for: Do-gooders
Get the do-gooder in your life gifts that give back, like this handmade bracelet. It features an evil eye, the symbol of protection, to show her you’re always looking out for her. Oiya is a women-owned company that donates to ShareTheMeal with every purchase, so she’ll know you’re also looking out for kids around the world.
Natura Lumina Instant Repair Ampoule
Best for: Beauty queens
This deeply nourishing treatment instantly improves hair that’s been damaged by heating tools and the environment. Tresses immediately look stronger and healthier.
PureWine Wand Purifier
Best for: Oenophiles
This best-selling gift for wine lovers lets them enjoy that glass of wine without headaches, hangovers, or any of those other common side effects. This pack includes eight portable, disposable, one-time-use wands that the company claims can remove both sulfites and histamines, components linked to day-after woes. They work with all varieties of wine—without changing the taste. We’ll drink to that!
Tea Forte Petite Presentation Box Tea Sampler
Best for: Tea lovers
With ten assorted pyramid tea bag infusers, this elegant box is ready to gift even the fussiest tea drinker. Although you can choose from a variety of samplers, Warming Joy is a holiday favorite, filled with five festive winter flavors: Harvest Apple Spice, Raspberry Ganache, Rum Raising Biscotti, Spiced Ginger Plum, and Winter Chai.
Galison Vintage Typewriter Jigsaw Puzzle
Best for: Problem-solvers
Shaped like a vintage typewriter, this 750-piece puzzle is a unique and interactive way to tell someone “you’re just my type.” Want to really stump your friends and family? Get them one of the hardest puzzles on Amazon.
Slumberkins Honey Bee Mini
Best for: Little cuddlers
Kids will love this adorable snuggly bee, intentionally designed without detachable plastic pieces for parental peace of mind. You can even download accompanying activity and coloring sheets that encourage gratitude and an appreciation for the little things in life.
Tea + Linen Pink and White Boho Tea Towel
Best for: Home decorators
This pretty-in-pink tea towel is hand-dyed and finished with the cutest pom-pom trim. Handmade from 100 percent cotton, it’s soft and absorbent and almost too pretty to actually use. It’d make the perfect hostess gift.
HumbleSuds Revival Wood and Leather Conditioner
Best for: Homemakers
This organic handmade balm rejuvenates everything from furniture to shoes to old cutting boards, making them look new again. Made of coconut oil, olive oil, beeswax, grapefruit, and lemongrass oil, it’s food safe and smells great. No wonder it’s an Etsy’s Pick.
The Little Market Luggage Tag
Best for: World travelers
This gorgeous cloth-and-leather luggage tag is handmade in Guatemala. Because it’s woven by hand, each piece is unique and will easily stand out at baggage claim. The company works to empower female artisans, so you can feel good about your purchase. Here are more of the best gifts for jet-setters.
Derwent Chromaflow Colored Pencils
Best for: Artists
These professional-quality colored pencils are perfect for drawing, sketching, or working on adult coloring books. The kit includes a dozen highly pigmented colors that are so smooth, it’s no wonder Derwent has been inspiring artists since 1832.
Captain Blankenship Travel Hair Styling Set
Best for: Beach bums
This dashing duo features travel-sized versions of best-selling Mermaid Dry Shampoo and Mermaid Sea Salt Spray, both naturally scented with organic essential oils of rose geranium and palmarosa. The dry shampoo powder keeps hair looking fresh between washes, and the sea salt spray creates beachy waves even in the middle of winter.
Touchland Power Mist Hand Sanitizer
Best for: Those who believe in safety first
Hand sanitizer belongs in every stocking this year, and these sleek bottles are small enough to tote in every pocket, bag, and car console. Choose from a dozen yummy-smelling scents, which just may entice little ones to keep their hands clean. On the hunt for Disney gifts and willing to spend more for ’em? Don’t miss Touchland’s new Disney collection.
Rip Van Wafels Dutch Caramel & Vanilla Stroopwafels
Best for: Snackers with a sweet tooth
Inspired by the traditional Dutch stroopwafel, these tasty treats are lower in sugar and higher in fiber, making them the perfect guilt-free indulgence. When recipients discover how ooey-gooey and totally chewy these cookies get when placed on top of a cup of steaming coffee—the way the Dutch do it—they’ll be glad they come individually wrapped so they only eat one at a time. They sell for $1.99 per pack, but you might want to get a box of 12 to gift all the foodies in your life.
Best for: Card game lovers
If the dog person on your list loves Cards Against Humanity, Pup Face is the perfect gift. It’s a party game featuring dogs from some of your favorite viral videos where players compete to find the funniest combination of pup faces and humorous captions (who’s a good boy?).
Best for: Card game lovers
And if you’ve got a cat person on your list? Don’t feel bad because there’s also a hilarious pet-themed card game for cat lovers. Cat Face is the purrfect party game for matching funny feline faces with the best captions you can find.
Art 2 the Extreme Mini Donut Crayon Gift Set
Best for: Kids who love to color
Holey crayons! Kids will go crazy for these adorable, doughnut-shaped crayons, handmade from recycled Crayolas. A 2020 finalist in the Etsy Design Awards, Art 2 the Extreme was the first Etsy shop to sell a handmade crayon, and it’s still the best. Once you’ve compiled stocking stuffer ideas, browse the hottest Christmas toys for those under-the-tree gifts.
Spongellé Beach Grass Wild Flower Soap Sponge
Best for: Luxe latherers
This best seller immediately brightens up a shower and brings back memories of summer days. The flower-shaped bath sponge is designed to gently cleanse and exfoliate, and it comes prefilled with the scent-sational soap, so it’s great on the go.
Hume Supernatural Amber Woods Dry Body Oil Mist
Best for: People with dry skin
This nourishing mist locks in moisture and leaves skin glowing. Made of plant oils, it’s scented with amber, vanilla, and coconut cream, and has woodsy notes that make for an all-around luscious scent and the perfect gift for her.
Lakrids by Bülow D – Salt & Caramel Chocolate-Coated Liquorice
Best for: Licorice lovers
A far cry from those hard sticks, this is licorice at its most luxurious. Soft licorice is coated with caramelized chocolate and flavored with sea salt for a truly unique treat. It may be why Denmark is consistently named one of the happiest countries in the world.
First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream
Best for: Skin-care connoisseurs
This best-selling moisturizer is rich and absorbs quickly, instantly leaving skin soft and hydrated. It’s a top choice for dry or sensitive skin types. The two-ounce bottle is perfectly stocking sized, though you may want to splurge on a larger size because it’s bound to be a hit.
Tear Mender Instant Fabric and Leather Adhesive
Best for: Mr. and Mrs. Fix-It
Why sew when you can just glue? More than 7,400 reviewers swear by this miracle worker, giving it five stars for repairing holes in everything from jeans to leather jackets to umbrellas and tents. It will be especially appreciated as a gift for homeowners, campers, those working in construction, and of course, moms.
Theo Milk & Cookies 45 Percent Milk Chocolate Bar
Best for: Your sweetie pie
Is there a better snack than milk and cookies? Yes, this chocolate bar, which features them both! Organic and made from scratch, it’s a sweet treat for anyone—including Santa himself.
Crave Naturals Glide Thru Detangling Brush
Best for: Ladies with long hair
This product is an expert at gliding right through knots and tangles, gently unraveling them without ripping out hair or causing tears. Give it as a gift for the kids, and they’ll silently thank you every time she brushes her hair.
Jason Wu Beauty Flora 9 Eye Shadow Palette
Best for: Make-up mavens
Quiet, sophisticated style? The eyes have it, thanks to this palette of subtle earth tones. The nine shades are fully pigmented, easy to blend, and buildable. A combination of shimmers and mattes, they’re perfect for creating looks for day or night, and she can rest assured that they’re clean, cruelty-free, and long-lasting.
EcoKind Pet Treats
Best for: Dog owners
These totally organic chew sticks will keep dogs happily occupied so their owners can open the rest of their gifts in peace. Made from yak milk, which is processed to remove lactose, they’re easily digestible and gentle enough for sensitive stomachs. Here are more gifts for dog lovers.
Teleties Hair Ties, 3 Pack
Best for: Pals with ponytails
Proving that necessity is the mother of invention, these hair ties were invented by a woman who was ready to pull her hair out after getting headaches from too-tight ponytails. Teleties rest in the Goldilocks zone of ponytail holders: tight enough to hold your hair but loose enough that your scalp won’t ache. With every purchase, a donation is made to FORCE, a nonprofit aimed at improving the lives of those affected by hereditary cancers.
JLab Audio JBuds Pro Signature Earbuds
Best for: Music lovers
You can never have too many earbuds, and these, from award-winning personal audio designer JLab Audio, offer premium sound quality while blocking out ambient noise. Compact and comfortable, they have a built-in microphone and track control, giving you full access to your phone without ever having to take it out of your pocket or bag. They make a great stocking stuffer when you’re giving one of these larger tech gifts.
Zollipops Clean Teeth Pops
Best for: Sugar-free snackers
Let them have seconds—or even thirds—of these lollipops, which are made of natural ingredients that won’t harm the teeth. The perfect snack, they’re sugar free, non-GMO, gluten-free, dairy-free, nut-free, vegan, keto-friendly, and kosher. You know they taste great because they were created by a kid. They come 25 to a bag, so you can tuck a few in everyone’s stocking.
Meguiar’s G4200 New Car Scent Protectant Wipes
Best for: Men who love their cars
The next best thing to giving him a new car is putting these new car-scented wipes in his stocking. He can use them to quickly wipe down his car’s vinyl, rubber, and plastic surfaces to restore color and shine. And since it’s an Amazon Prime gift, you can expect speedy delivery.
Green Goo Skin Repair Salve
Best for: Eco-warriors
This multipurpose plant-based salve works miracles on scars, wrinkles, and minor burns. A nutrient-rich blend of aloe vera, helichrysum, vitamin E, and coconut oil nourishes, moisturizes, and improves the appearance of the skin (even under the eyes). The products are good for you and the environment.
Rituals The Ritual of Sakura Shower Gel
Best for: Spa lovers
Rituals has created a blissful shower experience inspired by ancient Asian traditions and worthy of a luxury spa. Bursting with the renewing scent of cherry blossom and organic rice milk, it starts out as a gel and almost magically turns into a rich, creamy foam that moisturizes skin and indulges the senses.
SkinnyDipped Dark Chocolate Cocoa Almonds
Best for: Health-conscious snackers
Any recipient will go nuts for this decadent treat, which satisfies both sweet and salty cravings. It’s low in sugar, contains five grams of protein and two grams of fiber, and has only 140 calories per serving. It’s made without artificial ingredients or flavors and is available in a variety of other flavors as well. This heart-healthy snack comes in a resealable bag, but chances are that won’t matter; these chocolate almonds are impossible to put down.
Bug Bite Thing Suction Tool
Best for: The once bitten, twice shy
Amazon’s number one bestseller in insect bite treatments, Bug Bite Thing is a must for the home and car. It uses suction to remove the venom and other irritants left by mosquitoes, bees, wasps, chiggers, and more. Created by a mom concerned about chemicals in products for children, Bug Bite Thing is eco-friendly, reusable, and chemical-free.
Lollia In Love Shea Butter Handcreme
Best for: Beauty buffs
This purse-sized tube of hand cream isn’t just beautiful on the outside; it’s also formulated with rich, moisturizing ingredients (like shea butter, macadamia nut, and avocado oils) and infused with fragrant rose and hibiscus. Think beyond the stocking with the larger tube, which would be at home on anyone’s nightstand.
Beekman 1802 Apricot & Honey Tea Goat Milk Lip Balm
Best for: Women perfecting their pouts
This beautifully packaged balm from clean beauty company Beekman 1802 nourishes lips with the healing properties of pure goat milk. The company’s products are all cruelty-free and free of harmful chemicals. This one is lightly tinted for a hint of color, but you can also buy sheer balms in different scents.
Welly Human Repair Kit
Best for: The accident prone
By packing essentials into well-designed tins you’ll want to keep everywhere, Welly has made first aid kits cool—a good thing because you never know when an accident will happen. The Human Repair Kit features 42 brightly colored flex bandages, hand sanitizers, and single-use ointments to take care of any little mishap.
Nite Ize DoohicKey Key Tool
Best for: Multitaskers
This five-in-one key chain multi-tool is there whether you need a bottle opener, ruler, box cutter, wrench, or flathead screwdriver. All of them are miraculously integrated into the DoohicKey, which attaches to a belt loop or bag strap via a sturdy carabiner clip. Somehow, it’s also TSA-friendly, making it a helpful travel companion. Keep this in mind as a secret Santa gift idea.
Athena Club Razor Kit
Best for: Women seeking close shaves
Winter can be a hair-raising time, but luckily Athena Club has come up with the perfect razor. It comes in six sophisticated colors and has an innovative, curve-friendly handle and patented blades. The kit includes the razor, two five-blade cartridges, and a magnetic hook for storage.
Mineral Fusion Nail Polish Remover
Best for: Your nail-obsessed nana
A good polish remover is hard to find, but Mineral Fusion’s cult favorite easily wipes off even the darkest shades without drying out nails. Its acetone-free formula works on regular, shellac, and Mineral Fusion gel polishes, which are highly coveted gifts themselves and could be paired with the remover. It’s a fun stocking stuffer gift idea for Grandma; even better, throw in a coupon for a manicure.
Best for: Board gamers
Everyone loves Bananagrams, and the iconic game is now twice as much fun. Two players face off in a race to build their own word grid using letter cubes. Compact and easy to tote, it’s great for travel or to play at home. Kids (and grown-ups) will go bananas for it.
642 Tiny Things to Draw
Best for: Creative kids
Sometimes all children need to fuel their creativity is a prompt. This pocket-sized book has hundreds of suggestions for things to draw—think: a keyhole, an atom, a house, space—and places to do so. It’s a gift that may turn a doodler into a real artist.
Andalou Naturals Mandarin Vanilla Body Lotion
Best for: Dry skin types
Winter is tough on skin, but Andalou Naturals Body Lotion will nourish it back to health with antioxidants, rose hip and argan oils, shea and cocoa butters, and ultra-hydrating aloe vera. It renews skin at the cellular level, blending nature and science for visible results. Oh, and it smells delicious.
Lather Quiet Night Relaxing Balm
Best for: Dreamers
We could all use a good night’s sleep after this year, and Lather’s aromatherapy balm helps quiet the mind and send users off to dreamland. Therapeutic essential oils, including lavender, ylang-ylang, and calendula, are added to beeswax and sunflower and rosehip oils to instill a sense of calm. Just apply a dab to the temples, the forehead, or the back of the neck before bed, and rest easy. Discover more of the top sleep products on Amazon.
Jelli Rez Animals Jewelry Pack
Best for: Crafty kids
This great activity kit comes with everything kids ages 7 and up need to make one-of-a-kind necklaces, rings, and hair clips in just 15 minutes. They mix the gel compounds together with sparkly glitter, pour it into one of the molds, and decorate with stickers. Let it air dry naturally, and voilà! Don’t be surprised when you’re gifted one of these masterpieces.
Sprinkle Pop Sea Glass Sprinkles Mix
Best for: Dessert decorators
Sprinkles add a touch of cheer to just about anything, and Sprinkle Pop creates bespoke sprinkle mixes that take cake decorating to a whole new level. This Sea Glass mix is a mermaid’s dream with its coastal hues. With tons of colors and shapes to fit any theme, this will be a hit baking gift for those who like to create baked goods—and those who like to eat them.
Kodiak Cakes Power Cakes Chocolate Chip Flapjack & Waffle Mix
Best for: Breakfast lovers
Holiday mornings call for pancakes and waffles, and they’re a snap to make with this protein-rich mix. Just add water or milk for a breakfast that will get the whole family out of bed. Semisweet chocolate chips add just enough sweetness to make this hearty meal feel like dessert.
Wishoney Astrology Necklace
Best for: The starstruck
These zodiac necklaces feature a sleek pendant design and are presented on card stock with a description of the recipient’s sign and its associated personality attributes. If you want more astrology-inspired gifts or stocking stuffer ideas, check out the ultimate zodiac gift guide.
Melissa & Doug On-the-Go Water Wow! Under the Sea Water-Reveal Pad
Best for: Road trippers
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’s and nephew’s stockings for the car ride home. It’s a cheap Christmas gift that comes with a refillable water pen to transform a special coloring book, and it will keep kids occupied for hours.
Vivo Per Lei Dead Sea Salt Scrub
Best for: Spa lovers
This salt scrub leaves skin feeling soft and smooth. Infused with Dead Sea salts, it’s also a luxurious treatment for dry, cracked feet, restoring softness and moisture.
Socksmith Men’s Taco Socks
Best for: Guys with style
For the coworker who gets Chipotle every single day, these taco socks are a great way to punch up a work outfit. There are lots of other designs as well, making them a funny gag gift for anyone on your list.
MiCoolker Small Crossbody Phone Purse
Best for: Smartphone addicts
This cross-body purse is the perfect gift for the woman who eschews bulky bags but needs a little something to hold her ever-present phone. It’s lightweight and available in a variety of color options.
Cremo Original Shave Cream
Best for: Smooth shavers
An Amazon’s Choice shaving cream, Cremo’s version comes in six different scents to accommodate all the men in your life. Each aims to provide a close, comfortable shave with fewer nicks and cuts, and less razor burn. Here are more gifts for men that will make you look like a hero.
Tulip One-Step Tie-Dye Kit
Best for: Creative types
Winter can be a hard time for kids who are cooped up inside all day. A tie-dye kit will have them in summer camp mode before the New Year begins. The one-step kit is a recipe for neon fun, allowing your little creators to mix and match to their hearts’ content.
Dikoaina Faux Fox Fur Pom-Pom Keychain
Best for: Aspiring cheerleaders
For anyone who’s crazy for poms, this poofy fashion accessory also doubles as a keychain. Let the backpack blinging begin!
Burt’s Bees Hand Salve
Best for: Gardeners
Burt’s Bees natural salve is designed to keep hands soft and nourished anywhere you go. It’s a great-smelling way to fight off drying conditions on flights and after outdoor activities like working in the garden.
Best for: Those who are stressed
These colorful tins contain delicious sugar-free lozenges that are also homeopathic stress relievers. They’re available in four flavors—black currant, orange and elderflower, cranberry, and lemon—and fit easily into a handbag.
My First Crayola Washable Palm-Grasp Crayons
Best for: Budding artists
Kids love crayons, and these egg-shaped ones are specifically designed for little fingers. The nontoxic crayons double as a toy, and they’ll have just as fun channeling their inner Picasso as they would playing with building blocks.
Evercare Pet Hair Lint Roller
Best for: Cat lovers
Just because they love their cat doesn’t mean they have to wear their fur on their clothes. When it comes to useful stocking stuffer ideas, this is one gift for cat lovers they’ll put to good use. It’ll keep everyone on your list hair, fur, and fuzz-free.
My Magic Mud Activated Charcoal Toothpaste
Best for: The ones on the naughty list
Go ahead, give ’em coal in their stockings. Activated charcoal is the next big trend in dental care and is unique enough to make brushing fun. This popular charcoal toothpaste comes in flavors like spearmint, peppermint, cinnamon clove, and wintergreen. And, yes, it whitens teeth even though it’s black.
A2S Protection Paracord Bracelet
Best for: Adventurers
These paracord bracelets may look stylish, but they’re designed to meet any emergency. Equipped with a compass, fire starter, knife, and whistle, this survival bracelet is an adventurer’s best friend. Speaking of adventures, don’t miss these experience gifts for everyone on your list.
Haley’s Corker 5-in-1 Wine Aerator
Best for: Wine drinkers
Gift the wine connoisseur in your life this clever multiuse product. It aerates and filters wine, makes for easy pours, and even re-corks bottles to save for another day.
Luos Cultural Goods Rose Quartz Heart Crystal
Best for: Your gem of a friend
Give the gift of positive energy this holiday season with a crystal. Rose quartz is perfect for someone who needs love, healing, and more sleep; amethyst heals stress and anxiety; and green aventurine is an all-around healing stone with purported benefits for the lungs, liver, sinuses, and heart.
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