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Stocking Stuffer Ideas for All This Holiday Season

by Eikaiva Boyer


Looking for some stocking stuffer ideas? Here are ideas for all the people in your life that it will be perfect for!

Let’s start with one of the hardest to buy for: Teenagers.

Both sexes:

  • Post-it notes
  • Gift Card to favorite store
  • Itunes Gift card
  • Cash
  • Gum/breath mints
  • Movie tickets
  • Candy
  • Unusual food items (Weird tasting jelly beans, hot chili lollipops)
  • Items from a specific sports team
  • Items with school logo
  • Gloves (Try touch screen gloves)
  • A fun key ring
  • Art supplies
  • Christmas Ornament
  • Mini Journal/Sketchbook
  • Book light
  • Headlamp
  • Slippers
  • Sunglasses
  • Books
  • A reusable water bottle
  • Bandana
  • Spare phone charger
  • Nail clippers
  • Highlighters
  • A cool beanie (hat)
  • Deck of cards
  • A watch
  • Wallet
  • Umbrella
  • Lint brush/roller
  • An awesome mouse pad
  • Magnets – Try Q-man magnets! (A gift given later on would be a magnet board) http://www.amazon.com/Assorted-Bendable-Strong-Earth-Magnets/dp/B004V1KDQK/?tag=dodoss-20
  • Bookmarks

These are some great ideas to get you started! Onto the Teenage females:

  • Lotion (Bath and Body Works and Victoria’s Secret has a good selection)
  • Germ X (Bath and Body Works and Victoria’s Secret)
  • A nice face moisturizer (Ulta and Sephora has a good selection)
  • A nice face scrub/facial mask (Ulta and Sephora)
  • A facial (Ulta has a teen facial on the cheaper side)
  • Costume Jewelry
  • Lip Balm
  • Inanimate Character Stickers  (http://www.amazon.com/Fred-Friends-INANIMATE-Character-Stickers/dp/B004I07N4Y/?tag=dodoss-20)
  • Fluffy socks
  • Cute nail polish colors
  • Nail designs
  • Fun scented shampoo
  • Hairbrush/comb
  • Pocket sized lotions/germ x
  • Starbucks gift card
  • Teen magazines
  • A teen magazine subscription (Give Teen Vogue or Seventeen a try)
  • Travel coffee mug
  • Bubble bath/bath oil/bath bombs (Ulta, Sephora, Target, Bath & Body Works)
  • A fashionable scarf or cold weather scarf (Try Target)
  • Ear Warmers (Some have earphones in them)
  • Purse
  • Change purse
  • Makeup remover
  • Stationary
  • Gourmet hot cocoa, tea, or coffee
  • Loofa sponge or bath poof

Teenage males:

  • Measuring tape
  • Tool set
  • A really nice razor
  • Refill razors
  • Shaving cream
  • A nice smelling cologne
  • A good hair gel
  • Hairbrush/comb
  • Lip balm
  • Collectible coins
  • Game controller
  • Roll of quarters
  • Case for their phone
  • A nice case for their tablet/laptop
  • Eyeglass repair kit
  • Necktie
  • Bowtie
  • Cool office supplies
  • Cell phone emergency battery pack
  • Belt
  • USB drive
  • Some awesome shoe laces
  • Mini speaker
  • A phone stand

Don’t know what to stuff your dad’s or grandpa’s stocking with? Here are some ideas.

Now here’s what to fill your mom’s, grandma’s, or girlfriend’s stocking with:

Here are some silly/gag gifts!


I asked some students at Walkersville what was the best stocking stuffer they have ever received. Sophomore Kayla Ketchun says, “Probably sunglasses with the Maryland flag but Raven’s (the football team) colors.” “I would give someone in their stocking gift cards and personal hygiene items.”

Freshman Shayna Malesln says her favorite stocking stuffer was, “Probably candy, and chocolate bars.” She suggests ideas for other stocking stuffer ideas to friends, “Small inexpensive things.” But she says to keep in mind to not get “useless items, because then you never use them.”

Freshman Dori Rourk says, “One time my parents got me a huge box of nerds.” She seemed to really like that gift! Her advice to get good stocking stuffers is, “It depends on their interests, it should be stuff that means something to them, and has to also be small.”

I hope some of these ideas for the best stocking stuffer you could ever receive, works!