Smart & Affordable Stocking Stuffers/Stocking Fillers For Kids

Searching for stocking stuffer ideas that are both fun and will have lasting value? These reasonably priced stocking stuffer gifts will delight both you and your children. Each stocking stuffer category suggests entertaining and many educational gift ideas. These categories also include recommended selections which are the perfect size for stuffing. These recommended gifts are available online so you can enjoy the convenience of wrapping up your stocking stuffer  shopping without running from store to store. What could be easier?


CARD/WORD GAMES: Keep the fun going all year long with these great children's card games. These gifts are perfect for family game night and will be enjoyed over and over again. Suggestions include:

Uno Card Game

Blink Game

ThinkFun 4 Children's Card Games



CLASSICS: Here are some of the favorites you enjoyed as a child. These timeless classics are reasonably priced and tend to keep kids' interest over time. Suggestions include:

Original Slinky

Duncan Yo-Yo

ThinkFun Fifteen Puzzle

Pik-Up Stiks

Silly Putty

Classic Marbles

TRAVEL SIZE GAMES Travel or mini size games are a fun and practical gift idea that keeps kids entertained on long car rides, while waiting for appointments or just about anytime. Suggestions include:

ThinkFun Hoppers

Battleship Express

Fisher-Price Doodle Pro Travel Green

Electronic 20 Questions Ball

Rubik's Cube Key Chain

ARTS & CRAFTS: Children can always use some new art supplies such as markers, crayons, paints, modeling clay, crafts and more. Art supplies are great for rainy days, playdates or for school projects. Suggestions include:

Crayola 8ct Washable Classic Broad Markers

Crayola 16ct Washable Watercolors

Play-Doh Classic 4 Pack

SMALL TOYS: Small toys are a perfect stocking choice and can be tailored to include your child's special interests, characters or hobbies. Suggestions include:

Webkinz- Reindeer (Other varieties available)

Hot Wheels City Set 5-Car Gift Pack: Service Vehicles 1:64 Scale Die Cast Collectible Cars

Littlest Pet Shop Postcard Pets Wave 03 – Pig

Polly Pocket Pop n' Swap

LEGO Duplo Stocking Stuffer – Mini bag of 6 Pieces

Fisher Price Little People Nostalgic Figure Four Pack (King, Queen, Cat, & Girl)


ACTIVITY BOOKS:  Here's some fun that kids can enjoy even after the holidays are over. Suggestions include coloring books, dot-to-dot books, word searches, crosswords and lots of stickers and sticker albums,

Christmas Fun Mad Libs

Super Fun Sodoku On-the-go!


HOLIDAY BOOKS: Encourage reading by with these great holiday books. See our complete list of holiday books for all ages at Little Ones Holiday Books for Children.

Holly The Christmas Fairy (Rainbow Magic)

Arthur's Perfect Christmas (An Arthur Adventure)

Christmas in Camelot (Magic Tree House, No. 29)


HOLIDAY DVDs:  Start a holiday DVD collection with some of these favorites that kids will enjoy for years to come. DVD boxed sets are a little more expensive, but a great choice which includes numerous holiday specials. See additional holiday DVD suggestions at Little Ones Classic Holiday Books & DVDs.

A Charlie Brown Christmas [Blu-ray]

The Original Christmas Classics (Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer/Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town/Frosty the Snowman/Frosty Returns/Mr. Magoo's Christmas Carol/Little Drummer Boy/Cricket on the Hearth)


For more holiday shopping information, please see:

The Little Ones Holiday Gift Giving Guide and

Little Ones "Twelve Weeks Before Christmas"  Holiday Toy Series: This holiday series is designed to help parents and grandparents make smart choices by featuring outstanding/award winning "toys that teach," accompanied by reviews which highlight and explain the educational benefits and specific skills children receive from these types of toys.



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