50 Stocking Stuffers For Everyone On Your List

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Are you making a list and checking it twice? Don't forget about stocking stuffers! They might be small in size but they can pack a punch in the excitement department. You don't have to settle for throwing a few candy bars or dollar-store dupes in stockings for your loved ones this holiday season. Instead, opt for gifts that show them you've made informed and thoughtful decisions to give them the best of the best.

The Journal of Experimental Psychology published research that "it's the thought that counts" is not necessarily true, so we're helping you make the extra effort to ensure that your gifts really hit the mark.

We've compiled a list of must-have stocking stuffers for everyone you're shopping for this year. You've come to the right place if you need help finding little presents for your kiddos, spouse, teenage nieces and nephews, parents of all ages, outdoorsy friends, and even that uncle and aunt you only see once a year.

How we selected these products

To find the best stocking stuffers for you and your entire list, we've searched the internet to find products based on their popularity, reviews, and price points. Meg Daws and Kelly O'Neill of Peachtree Roadies suggest using themes when filling stockings, and that's just what we're going for this year. We've divided your holiday shopping list by age for those under 20, and by specific interests for adults.

This compilation includes splurge gift ideas and those at reasonable price points so that everyone's budget can accommodate the suggestions we've made. We've taken into consideration personal experiences, what recipients in each category would love to get, and what specific giftees will find useful or entertaining. These presents are creative, thoughtful, and will induce the kind of holiday joy we all look forward to on Christmas morning.

Best for babies

The My First Signs: American Sign Language board book is an excellent way to help infants connect with their parents before they even start speaking. With its near five-star rating on Amazon, it will be a win-win for babies and parents alike.

A great present for budding athletes, the Edushape Sensory Ball helps babies learn to grip and enhance their sensory motor skills. Suitable for 6-month-olds and up, it comes in four different colors. One reviewer raved that it was "the star of the party" when they gifted it to a little one. 

Purchase My First Signs: American Sign Language board book at Amazon for $7, or buy the Edushape Sensory Ball at Amazon for $17.

Best for toddlers 2 to 3

Ideal stocking stuffers for toddlers will be gifts that develop their nature to learn. The Melissa & Doug Geometric Stacker is wonderfully in line with that — colorful and challenging enough to hold their attention, it's also a great deal. With over 12,000 mostly five-star ratings, it's a safe bet that it will be a great hit with any toddler.

Pinhole Press' customizable ABC Board Book will help toddlers start learning the alphabet with the help of their favorite things, or places, or you can even customize the book with pictures of them. Customers raved about the quick shipping process and the book's thick pages for little hands to grip. The book is a little more of a splurge stocking stuffer gift.

 Purchase the Melissa & Doug Geometric Stacker at Amazon for $13. Buy the Pinhole Press ABC Board Book at Pinhole Press for $44.

Best for kids 4 to 7

Kids aged between 4 and 7 are the best recipients of the classic and relatable stocking stuffer –- the humble orange. If you don't want to be traditional, opt for a fruit your recipient has never tried before. Think pomegranates, star fruit, dragonfruit, and apple pears.

Children this age also need a mental break, so you can gift them the Play-Doh Slime Compound Variety Pack to keep them entertained for hours. Kids can stretch, bounce, and sculpt the putty and just generally keep their hands busy. 

Buy a few oranges for a few dollars at your market, or you can buy Fresh Florida Juice Oranges at Amazon starting at $24. Purchase the Play-Doh Slime Compound Variety Pack at Amazon for $12.

Best for kids 8 to 10

At 8-years-old, most kids are starting to be quite aware of what they like. You can make most of them happy with Areaware Cubebot Micro, a puzzle and robot figure in one. Available in 14 different colors, kids will love unfolding the cube into the robot figure to play with.

If you're gifting to a child within a family of multiple kids, consider the Exploding Kittens card game. The "Game of the Year Award" winner, this simple card game is fun for everyone. Reviews say that it is indeed suitable for kids over 7 as the box suggests, with just the right amount of gross, silly, and readability for everyone to enjoy.

Purchase the Areaware Cubebot Micro at Amazon for $10. Buy the Exploding Kittens Original Edition Card Game at Walmart for $20.

Best for kids 11 to 13

Kids between ages 11 and 13 have a number of interests, and they seem to change every day. So, choose something they can appreciate in the long run. The Tender Leaf Toys My Botanical Press is a wonderful way to introduce them to something not only educational but delightful. The Maisonette press promotes learning through play and is made from sustainable rubber wood. Additionally, for each tree that is cut down, another is planted by the company.

For the promising cook, their very own chef's apron and hat would make a wonderful stocking stuffer. The Dapper&Doll Kids Apron and Chef Hat Gift Set comes in 10 different colors. With over 3,000 mostly five-star reviews, customers also appreciated that the neck is adjustable and the set is made to grow with the child for a few years.

Buy the Maisonette Tender Leaf Toys My Botanical Press at Maisonette for $25. Purchase the Dapper&Doll Kids Apron and Chef Hat Gift Set at Amazon for $16.

Best for teens 14 to 16

You can never have too many socks! Especially not novelty, holiday socks like these beauties from Nordstrom, the Hot Sox Cotton Blend Crew Socks. They're machine-washable and equally delightful for both boys and girls. You can find designs like Llama, Elf, Fuzzy Santa, and Fuzzy Cocoa for Christmas. They also carry Hanukkah and Kwanzaa styles.

For your motivated athlete giftee, consider a high-quality insulated water bottle like the Takeya Actives Insulated Water Bottle with Spout Lid. The 22-ounce bottle is available in nine different colors and a variety of sizes. Reviewers raved about the skidproof bottom and that it is leak-proof as well.

Purchase Hot Sox Cotton Blend Crew Socks at Nordstrom for $8. Buy a Takeya Actives Insulated Water Bottle With Spout Lid at Amazon for $30.

Best for teens 17 to 19

Fill your teenager's stocking with a Lush Bath Bomb that will give them the excuse to take a little time to themselves. With options like Snow Fairy Lights, Sleepy Bear, Snow Dragon, Butterbear, and Snowman Finger Puppet, there's something for everyone's preferred scent. Additionally, you can opt for a non-holiday scent such as their bestseller Butterball.

If you're ready to splurge on your teen, nothing says a quality gift like an Apple. A first-generation Apple Watch SE, in this case. It's the ultimate stocking stuffer that's guaranteed to make your loved one's eyes light up. It is available in three watch band colors. This model does not come with a charging plug, which several reviewers pointed out.

Buy a Lush Bath Bomb from Lush for $11. Purchase an Apple Watch SE at Walmart for $200.

Best for the foodie

For your friend that's always craving their next exquisite meal, consider a stocking stuffer they can enjoy throughout the holiday season. The Whittard of Chelsea Luxury Hot Chocolate With Holiday Spices tin is just the right size to slip into a stocking and lives up to its name. One reviewer said, "It is even more decadent with the floral notes of citrus and plum."

If your foodie is willing to experiment, consider the Jerky Sampler box from The Herbivorous Butcher — a super small-batch, all-vegan meats and cheese company. The Jerky Sample box comes with four flavors to choose from so you can introduce your giftee to a totally new experience.

Purchase Whittard of Chelsea Luxury Hot Chocolate With Holiday Spices at Food52 for $18. Buy the Jerky Sampler at The Herbivorous Butcher for $35.

Best for the beauty buff

Touchland's Power Mist Hydrating Hand Sanitizer is not only affordable, but it comes in 10 different amazing scents. Having gone out of stock multiple times due to popularity, it is still in hot demand even a year after its initial release. Your beauty buff is likely to know of its popularity and will appreciate the addition to their cabinet.

Fenty Beauty's mega-celebrity and founder Rihanna is the reason behind the brand's staying power. The Body Duo Mini Body Scrub + Moisturizer Essentials is a great example of the company keeping pace with the world's desires and needs. A cruelty-free, vegan, gluten-free, and clean formula is packaged in recycled materials that are themselves recyclable. Any beauty enthusiast would be delighted to get their hands on this lovely stocking stuffer.

Purchase Touchland's Power Mist Hydrating Hand Sanitizer at Sephora for $10. Buy the The Body Duo Mini Body Scrub + Moisturizer Essentials at Fenty Beauty for $41.

Best for the outdoorsy type

Dress your outdoorsy giftee in style with a Merino Wool Ridge Cuff Beanie from Minus33. The versatile winter hat comes in 20 different colors. It is moisture-wicking, quick-drying, and also warm enough for winter hiking. The 100% merino wool construction makes it as luxurious as it is practical.

Got someone on your list that loves to bike through the city streets or countryside? The Salzmann 3M Spoke Reflectors For Bicycles is a great addition to their stocking. The 360-degree reflection helps to increase visibility in low-light conditions and they're easy to put on or take off the spokes. With almost 6,000 reviews, the little package goes over well with customers and has a 76% five-star rating.

Purchase the Minus33 Merino Wool Ridge Cuff Beanie at Amazon for $23. Buy the Salzmann 3M Spoke Reflectors For Bicycles at Amazon for $11.

Best for the homemaker

Have a mother-in-law that likes to keep her house just so? The perfect stocking stuffer for her is this little container of the Universal Dust Cleaner. With this gift, she can clean all those little cracks and corners that most dusters and towels just can't reach properly. The goo is biodegradable, isn't sticky, and comes in a refreshing lemon scent. Almost 30,000 glowing five-star reviews on Amazon don't hurt either with most customers praising how easy it was to use it.

To really impress on Christmas morning, opt for the Byredo Hand Wash to transform the recipient's powder room into pure opulence. The fragrance brand has outdone itself in creating this little gift that keeps on giving past the holidays. Available in three beautiful scents, the gel soap leaves hands clean, moisturized, and well-scented.

Buy the the Universal Dust Cleaner from Amazon for $16. Purchase the Byredo Hand Wash from Violet Grey for $68.

Best for the tech junkie

Tech enthusiasts are difficult to shop for as they usually prefer only certain brands. Play it safe by gifting Apple AirPods Pro. With noise cancellation technology and transparency mode, you can still hear what's going on around you. They're also sweat and water-resistant.

If it's not in your budget to drop over $100 on a stocking stuffer, consider the Wyze Bulb Color for your tech lover's stocking. This little darling is a bulb that works with Alexa and Google Assistant with lots of features for them to gush over. Multiple color modes, time-of-day light adjusting, dimming options, and voice control are just some of the features this gift offers. One reviewer raved that they're "way more delighted" than they anticipated they would be with the bulb.

Purchase Apple AirPods Pro at Walmart for $179. Buy the Wyze Bulb Color at Amazon for $14.

Best for the fitness guru

Your fitness guru sister might think she has everything she needs for her workout, but what about after? The Aesop Breathless Massage Oil might be just what she needs to unwind and relax her muscles after a good workout. A citrus, woody aroma is complimented by the moisturizing properties of the oil to deliver a soothing experience.

If massages aren't their thing, stuff their stocking with the  AIZIYUO Tangle Free Skipping Rope. It is perfect for speed training, endurance training, extreme jumping, and for the gym alike. One customer said, "I thought this set was great! I loved the thickness and it worked very well for me."

Purchase the AIZIYUO Tangle Free Skipping Rope from Amazon for $11. Buy the Aesop Breathless Massage Oil from Saks Fifth Avenue for $35.

Best for the self-care type

Dieux Forever Eye Mask or the Dr. Jart Dermask Cryo Rubber Facial Mask make the perfect self-care stocking stuffers. The Forever Eye Mask is quite the investment since they can be reused daily for one year before the logo on them even starts to fade! To use them, simply add cream, serum, or eye gels to your face and then layer the mask on top.

As for the Dr. Jart Cryo Rubber Mask, you should know that the weirder the product the more us beauty gurus go gaga. This face mask certainly qualifies as it looks quite strange once you have it on. The mask comes in brightening, firming, or moisturizing options. Reviews raved about its firming properties and encouraged others to try it out as it left skin "dewy and glowing."

Buy the Dieux Forever Eye Mask at Dieux for $25, or the Dr. Jart Dermask Cryo Rubber Facial Mask at Amazon for $13.

Best for the eco-conscious person

The eco-conscious people in your life will definitely appreciate you thinking of their lifestyle preferences when they pull out this pack of Five Two Reusable Silicone Straws from their stockings. They are great for attaching to a keychain to use them on the go. The reviews were glowing on this pack with customers appreciating the enclosed silicone cleaner and that the straws didn't get cold in cool drinks.

Another gift that eco-friendly individuals will appreciate is the Quip Rechargeable Electric Toothbrush. It's cheaper than most electric toothbrushes and saves the hassle of batteries. A slim design fits perfectly with minimalistic styles and one charge will last three months. Additionally, you can opt for the smart version to connect it to a phone and it comes in five different colors to suit everyone's desires.

Buy Five Two Reusable Silicone Straws at Food52 for $19. Purchase the Quip Rechargeable Electric Toothbrush at Quip for $40, or the Smart version for $60.

Best for the home cook

The chef in your life will thank you for this handy stocking stuffer for many meals down the road. Onion Goggles from Sur La Table might look a little ridiculous but, believe us, they get the job done. The foam seal creates a barrier around your eyes to keep out those pesky onion vapors and reviewers agree that they do a much better job than cheaper versions.

For the advanced home baker, the Advanced Bread and Pastry book by Michel Suas might seem like a splurge, but it will definitely delight your loved one this holiday season. It has a near five-star rating on Amazon with customers raving about its extensive descriptions of the craft of baking.

Buy Onion Goggles from Sur La Table for $30. Purchase the Advanced Bread and Pastry book by Michel Suas from Amazon for $77.

Best for the problem solver

Have someone on your list that always likes to be prepared? Or, maybe they're always looking for the next challenge or problem to solve? Look no further for their stocking stuffer than the Gerber Shard Keychain Tool. Not only is it TSA-friendly, but it's the best practical gift you can give to someone that always wants to be prepared. The tool includes a pry bar, small and large flathead drivers, wire stripper, bottle opener, and cross driver.

For those looking for a challenge, gift them the unusual Geode Puzzle that will keep them concentrating for hours. Not only is it visually pleasing to look at, it's made of birchwood and cut in irregular, unique pieces to give the player more of a challenge. It comes in three different colors.

Purchase the Gerber Shard Keychain Tool at Amazon for $7. Buy the Geode Puzzle from Uncommon Goods for $65.

Best for the tea lover

Tea lovers will never get tired of more tea, or accessories, for gifts. That's why this adorable Manatea Silicone Tea Infuser will definitely bring a smile to their lips. The $13 product is beloved by over 3,600 users that have given it five star ratings and they effused about the usability of the product and how easy it is to clean it.

For something a little bit more unique, lean into the Christmas spirit with a stocking stuffer of Tea Drops, specifically their Chocolate Gingerbread Earl Grey Tea Drops. The tea drops are meant to dissolve completely in a cup of boiling water and create a pleasant, unique experience for the tea drinker. At $17 for a recyclable container, your giftee can continue to enjoy the tea experience by purchasing more drops to refill their container once they've drunk all theirs.

Purchase the Manatea Silicone Tea Infuser at Amazon for $13. Buy the Chocolate Gingerbread Earl Grey Tea Drops at Tea Drops for $17.

Best for the coffee connoisseur

Coffee drinkers will love to find the Bialetti Moka Stovetop Espresso Maker in their stocking this year. A classic in the coffee world, it will create smooth, rich espresso that will be just what your java enthusiast desires.

Let them experience new flavors in a recognizable brand and gift them a bag of Starbucks roasted, ground coffee beans. They can enjoy their favorite roast or try something new. Plus, Starbucks is committed to ethically sourcing their coffee beans so your giftee can rest easy in its origin.

Buy the Bialetti Moka Stovetop Espresso Maker from Williams Sonoma for $35. Purchase Starbucks coffee in bulk for all of the coffee lovers on your list at Amazon for $45.

Best for the gardener

Plants are not exactly the best thing to stuff into a stocking at Christmas, but you can gift the gardener on your list with some special seeds to plant on their own. Orange Hat Tomato Seeds are not only an economical spend, but they will also produce a dwarf tomato bush that anyone can enjoy almost anywhere. Patio grower? Check. Apartment therapy gardener? Check. Greenhouse horticulturist? Perfection.

Once those vegetables are ripe, a grafting garden knife will be just the thing to harvest quickly, efficiently, and with ease. It's small enough to fit comfortably in anyone's hands for pruning, grafting, foraging, and budding, making it useful all year long.

Buy Orange Hat Tomato Seeds from Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds for $5. Purchase a Grafting Garden Knife from Amazon for $13.

Best for the curious one

Perfect for your curious giftees, these Laki Naturals Cocktail Bath Soaks are not your usual ones. Help your loved one make every bath like Happy Hour! Scents like Pina Colada, Long Island Iced Tea, and Mojito make these a completely new experience. Bonus — they're also clean, vegan, and cruelty-free.

Are they just curious in the way of an infinite learner? The Aiernuo Loupe Magnifier may be more up their aisle. You can magnify the recipient's learning with the practicality of this stainless steel magnifying loupe. It comes with a wonderful carrying case as well. Reviewers praised its ability to withstand drops without breaking when the cover was on the lens and that it uses glass instead of plastic for the lens itself — lending a clearer view even with high magnification.

Purchase Cocktail Bath Soaks from Amazon for $30. Buy the Aiernuo Loupes Magnifier from Amazon for $10.

Best for the car enthusiast

Car enthusiasts usually prefer practicality over prettiness, but that doesn't mean they can't appreciate a good-looking product. Up their game with the DS & Durga auto fragrance hangers. They come in seven different scents including wild Brooklyn lavender, holy ficus, portable fireplace, and more. Not your average car fragrances, they're unique and just as encompassing.

If your car enthusiast is just a little forgetful, consider gifting them another tire gauge. The CZC auto tire gauge might not seem like much, but they're useful and appreciated by someone that's around cars (or wants to be) all day. A little different than the average tire gauge, this one is a straight shot instead of a 45-degree angle — something some customers appreciated.

Buy the Roadtrip Hits 5 Auto Fragrance Discovery Set at DS & Durga for $60. Purchase the CZC Auto Tire Pressure Gauge at Amazon for $9.

Best for the life of the party

The life of the party never seems to want for anything but that doesn't mean they won't be excited about their stocking stuffers — especially when they pull out the Polaroid Hi-Print Bluetooth Pocket Photo Printer. It's definitely a splurge but will be used for many parties and get-togethers to come. The technology in the tiny, hand-held case can print out high-quality pictures in under a minute.

If you're looking for something a little less splurge-worthy, try adding this Christmas Fun Mad Libs to their stocking. You can create an all-inclusive game that will have the whole family laughing. The book includes 21 stories about Christmas vacation, visiting Santa, and playing with reindeer. Customers loved that it was family-friendly and more fun to play than even expected.

Buy the Polaroid Hi-Print Bluetooth Connected 2x3 Pocket Photo Printer from Amazon for $70. Purchase the Christmas Fun Mad Libs at Amazon for $5.

Best for the thoughtful one

For the one that prefers quiet time alone with their own thoughts, the Rhodia ColoR Premium Pad is just what they need. A luxuriously smooth pad with premium paper, it can be used for infinite uses. It folds down neatly and the cardboard inside the back makes a sturdy support for writing without the need for a hard surface.

Introverts will also appreciate the thoughtful gift of this Brass Finished Candle Snuffer — a luxurious piece that lets them know you're thinking about them. You took the time to not just throw in another candle but to gift something that will accentuate their love for candles and the calm they bring.

Buy the Rhodia ColoR Premium Pad at JetPens for $9. Purchase the Brass Finished Candle Snuffer from West Elm for $18.

Best for the creative one

Have a creative mind on your list that loves making things? Help them unwind and tap into their artistic spirit even more with the Bob Ross paint by numbers kit. It includes three pre-printed canvases, seven paint pots, a mini paintbrush, and a mini easel. Those are also accompanied by a 32-page book on painting tips and ideas from Bob Ross himself. Excuse us while we go buy one for ourselves.

For something a little different, Target has an adorable Punch Needle Kit Landscape set. A colorful landscape with its own built-in frame, this stocking stuffer will allow your giftee to indulge in some quiet time and experience a new craft. The kit is beginner-friendly and even lends itself well to some individual creativity.

Buy the Bob Ross By The Numbers Kit at Amazon for $6. Purchase the Punch Needle Kit Landscape set from Target for $15.