Super Stocking Stuffers for Kids
There are so many fun small toys and goodies out this year, it’ll be hard for Santa to choose just enough to fit in a stocking! Luckily we’ve rounded up some of the best little options in this handy shopping guide for Santa and his elves to peruse.
They’re all available online, so go ahead and click your way to holiday happiness. From the latest trends like L.O.L. Surprise! balls and brain teasers to classics like fashion plates and die-cast cars, there are a few things here for every boy and girl.
Fun Fashion Plates
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Remember fashion plates?
Now you can give your own child the 80s fashion designer dream of with this retro set. Mix and match different plates and then rub the crayon tool over to transfer the design to paper. This set includes a portfolio case, paper, plates, the rubbing tool, and colored pencils. Best for ages 6+
Toy Block Tape
Roll this block tape out, and build LEGO (and other brands of building bricks) creations on it!
Kids can cut, shape, and stick the tape to customize their play. 9 different colors available. This building block tape roll contains 6.5 feet of tape.
If you haven’t heard of this wildly popular toy, L.O.L Surprise! is a plastic ball that contains a little doll figurine and accessories (along with other small things like stickers) inside. L.O.L. Surprise!
Tots and Lil Sisters are in-demand this year, so chances are good your kid wants one of these in their stocking!
For the train fan, pick up a pack of these tiny Thomas & Friends vehicles.
There are over 80 different MINIS to collect. These trains are very detailed for being so small; they even have moving wheels! Best for ages 36 months to 6 years.
This mini Doodle Pro is just the right size to take on trips — or tuck into a stocking. Kids can use the attached stylus to draw and write, and then swipe the easy-slide eraser to clear the screen.
The handy clip lets you attach the Doodle Pro to a bag for a fun, accessible travel toy.
Unicorns, mermaids, and fairies abound in Schleich’s imaginative Bayala figurine line.
These figurines are high quality, hand-painted playthings that will last far beyond Christmas. Best for fantasy-loving kiddos ages 4 to 12. in the Isabelle set, the mermaid can be played with on her own, or she can ride the included mystical seahorse/unicorn hybrid.
Twisty Brain Builder
These colorful plastic pieces connect together and form a unique fidget toy. (There are 18 pieces in this set.)
Make a moveable puzzle, or a never-ending loop, or a piece of art! Tangles come in different colors and patterns, and they’re great for ages 3+
A 3-pack of bright, squishy animal characters to delight little ones ages 3 and up.
Included are Tu-Tu Whiskers the cat, Ra-Ra Tumbles the hippo, and Nay-Nay Fantasy the unicorn. When you squeeze the unicorn, she lights up. Also available separately.
Calico Critters are cute little flocked animals with amazing play sets.
A pack of twins makes a sweet stocking stuffer. The Pickleweeds Hedgehog Twins, Hazel and Honey, come dressed in pastel outfits. The rest of the Pickleweeds family — as well as houses and accessories — are sold separately. Best for ages 3+
Little Sprouts Surprise
Teeny Cabbage Patch Kids Little Sprouts figures are hidden in these miniature cabbage heads.
Each pack includes a 1.5″ kid figure OR a 1″ baby & .75″ pet figures. There are 120 different Little Sprouts to collect; a guide is included. Play sets like a vet center and packs of 4 and 8 Lil Sprouts are sold separately.
Itty Bitty Princess Carriages
Princess fans will go nuts over these cute little dolls with coordinating royal vehicles.
Snow White has an apple carriage drawn by a deer, and Cinderella rides in a glass slipper pulled by a white horse. Each set also includes accessories and a snap-in outfit. Best for ages 4+
Glittery Surprise Eggs
If your kid likes Hatchimals, pick up a set of new Colleggtibles.
The 2-pack comes with tiny speckled eggs and a little plastic nest. Which colorful creatures are inside the eggs? Maybe you’ll get a Flamingoose! To “hatch,” rub the heart on the egg. When it changes color, press on the heart to break it open. There are over 70 Hatchimal possibilities. Best for ages 5+