The best stocking stuffers are inexpensive gifts that you can find in any store. You can find the best deals on Christmas gifts in places like superstores, dollar stores, thrift stores, book stores and other discount stores. Here are some ideas for the best inexpensive stocking stuffers for men, women and kids.
Stocking Stuffers for Kids
There are plenty of small inexpensive toys that will fit inside a child’s stocking. Classic toys such as small die cast cars such as Hot Wheels, trains like Thomas the Tank Engine, wooden toys, superhero action figures like Spiderman, animal figures, toy soldiers make great stocking stuffers for boys. Small dolls such as Barbies, baby doll and Barbie clothes, princess toys, jump ropes, hair accessories, pens, pencils, stationery, stickers and stamps make excellent stocking stuffers for girls. Check your local dollar store or superstore, as they may have many of these Christmas gifts at a discount. Avoid putting candy in kids’ stockings, as they will probably want to eat it right away on Christmas morning. However, small packets of dried fruit and nuts would make an ideal stocking stuffer for kids.
Stocking Stuffers for Men
The best inexpensive stocking stuffers for men depend on what he’s into. If he loves gadgets, consider getting him a Swiss army knife or Leatherman tool, an LED booklight or a decorative USB flash drive or USB hub. If he loves golf, you could stuff his Christmas stocking with golf balls, golf tees or a golf ball washer. If he loves sports such as baseball, football or basketball, get him some collectible cards for his favorite team or players, a personalized sports-themed T-shirt or a ball-shaped picture frame, mug or clock. Be sure to wrap your stocking stuffer in sports themed wrapping paper.
Stocking Stuffers for Women
Stocking stuffers are easy to buy for women, since there are so many inexpensive gifts that women love. Get her Christmas gifts such as some small scented votive candles and candle holders, scented soaps or bubble bath, pocket-sized bottles of perfume, keepsake books, jewelry such as earrings, bracelets and rings and clothing accessories such as scarves and hats. Women also love small framed photos of their close relatives, especially of their kids and grandkids. There are even small Christmas photo ornaments that you can use as a frame for a wallet sized photo of yourself or your kids.
Stocking Stuffers for Everybody
You can get many inexpensive gift cards and certificates for a fraction of their face value. Some companies will reward you with a free gift card when you make a purchase. Gift cards and certificates are small enough to comfortably fit more than one in a stocking stuffer at a time, and your recipient will never know how little you spent. Music CDs and DVDs also make excellent inexpensive stocking stuffers for Christmas. You can even buy them used, as long as you inspect them for scratches before making your purchase. Personalized gifts also make great stocking stuffers. Put your picture or your kids’ pictures on a mug, a T-shirt or a tote bag or have a Christmas ornament or a keepsake box engraved with a personal message.
For more information on this topic, read Perfect Cheap Christmas Presents for Adults and Great Christmas Presents for $10 or Less.