Do your kids look forward to their Christmas stockings full of small gifts?
Sometimes I think my kids get more excited reaching in and pulling out the fun stocking stuffers we bought them than opening the presents under the tree.
Maybe it's because they are surprised how many toys fit inside, like it's a magical, bottomless sock full of gifts.
These also work as gifts from St. Nick too!
Add to the fun by wrapping these up and play the Disney Themed Right Left Christmas gift passing game or set up a fun Christmas scavenger hunt!
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Stocking Stuffers for Kids
Playing dress up is lots of fun. Kids will love receiving a Frozen 2 tiara and hair accessories, a Frozen Charm Bracelet ( with 4 Charms), or Disney Frozen Temporary Tattoos. For your child's hair, don't forget Frozen Hair Clips!
Bath time is more fun with toys! Let the kids play while washing up. They can work on hand-eye coordination with the Nuby Splash ‘n Catch Bath Time Fishing Set. Amaze them by changing the water color with Crayola Bath Dropz.
Kids will have to learn patience waiting to find out what will hatch from their Christmas Ornament Grow Eggs. They grow several times their size before hatching one of three animals. We're giving them to the toddlers and preschoolers on our Christmas list.
Create roads to drive on virtually anywhere in the house with Classic Road Series 30'x2″ Black Road PlayTape (it's also great for traveling). Once the roads are set up, the kids can drive their new Pull Back Race Cars and Construction Vehicles on it.
Kids love to shoot balls and foam poppers are a wonderful alternative to toy guns. Our kids have a penguin, cow, and unicorn. The balls are small, so younger kids should be supervised while playing. Get Christmas themed ones with the Holiday Reindeer Popper and Holiday Elf Popper. Squeeze their bellies to pop the balls out of their nose or mouth!
Another option are these Foamstrike Pocketshots. My son can't wait to play with his! They are available on Amazon or use code MBS&LWDB to save 15% on orders over $30 on the Monkey Business Sports website.
Arts and crafts are always a big hit with my kids, especially my daughter. If you have a little crafter to shop for you'll want to get the Wikki Stix Doodler Toy Kit. The Melissa & Doug Rainbow Mini Scratch Art Notes are also fun and don't create a mess.
If your child likes to create with their hands, let them get messy with Tots Finger Paints. Or get creative with the Rainbow Modeling Clay Set. Don't miss our craft gifts for kids for even more ideas!
Expand the family's game collection with Rock Paper Scissors Card Game, Spot It Junior Animals, Hisss Snake Making Card Game , Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Jumbo Playing Cards, Uno Card Game, Disney Princess Jumbo Playing Cards, and Scrabble Slam Cards.
Little kids will also enjoy playing with Numbers 2-in-1 Match Up Memory Game & Floor Puzzle.
Introduce your children to nostalgic toys from your childhood with the Original Metal Slinky, Original Plastic Slinky Jr., Toysmith's Liquid Motion Bubbler, Original Silly Putty, Schylling Classic Tin Kaleidoscope, and the Light-Up Rail Twirler.
And everyone has fun doing old school arts and crafts with Shrinky Dinks Minis Mermaids.
My kids also love Squishmallows in all sizes.
These Strap On LED Fingers are interesting.
More ideas include toothbrushes, nail polish, silly socks, and flavored lip gloss.
Blind bags and surprise tins are also fun. Some examples of ones you can find at popular department stores and online include: LOL Surprise Scrunchies and tins, Baby Shark mini tins, Ryan's World pocket watch, and Pikmi Pops Surprise.
I go back and forth on whether or not I want to wrap stocking stuffers. Kids can't see what's in there, like giving them a gift bag, but it takes them longer to open everything if each present is individually wrapped.
Do you wrap stocking stuffer gifts for your children?
More Christmas gift ideas:
- 50 Gift Ideas for Kids Who Love Crafts
- 11 STEM Gifts for Kids
- Unique Harry Potter Gifts
- 101 Awesome Family Board Games
- Enchanting My Little Pony Gifts
- 2 Quick Brain Games Your Family Will Love
- 21 Easy DIY Gifts Everyone Will Love
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