The art of stuffing stockings can be a little dull, especially when you’ve exhausted so much of your energy searching for the perfect gift. Get creative with our ultimate stocking stuffer gift guide brimming with frugal ideas under $10 that are FUN for the recipient to open!
Amazon has a ton of fun and cozy socks, perfect for filling stockings with! From “If You Can Read This…” socks to “I’m Playing Fortnite – Do Not Disturb” socks and even a variety of fun, odd and unique socks – there’s something for everyone!
Bring on the nostalgia with adorable mini versions of these classic toys! Choose from mini Etch-A-Sketch, Magic 8 Ball, Barbie, Rubiks Cube, and more! And the best part – they actually work! You can find these toys at JoAnn’s, Amazon, and Target.
Shrunken down and filled with surprises, blind bags make a perfect stocking stuffer! No matter what your kids are into, there’s a blind bag for everyone! You can find an assortment of blind bags on Amazon and at just about every grocery store – either on the toy aisle or even by the register in the checkout lane.
Who doesn’t love getting a nice scalp massage? 💆🏼♀️ You can find these little gems at Walmart for just $1 each (in store by the Christmas items), and they’re also sold in bundles for $1-$2 each on Amazon.
Itching for something a little different? You could also grab a 5-pack of these back scratcher rakes for those times when you have an itch and just can’t reach it.
Beauty products are always useful for gals and guys!
Face masks, chapstick/lip balm, nail polish, bath sponges, makeup remover towels, bath bombs, nail clippers/files, hand lotions, shower gels or body washes, scrunchies, elastic ties, mini hand sanitizers, etc. – these are all affordable yet practical stocking stuffers! You could even buy in bulk and split up the items among several stockings to save more.
You can easily find these items for $1 or less at ULTA (especially with coupons and deals like this one!), Dollar Tree, in the beauty section or Bullseye’s Playground at Target, or even on Amazon!
If you’re wanting to spend a little bit more on your stocking items, these ella+mila nail polishes also make great stocking stuffers – and they’re a great deal with our exclusive 40% off promo code!
Great for on-the-go playtime! Purchase these mini 1-ounce canisters of Play-Doh or these 2-ounce canisters of Play-Doh and you’ve got enough play-doh to fill several stockings. Or grab this large Mega Pack with 36 3-ounce canisters and you’ll be able to stuff multiple stockings for less!
If you’d rather DIY, make your own with this super easy 2-ingredient play dough recipe!
Reusable shopping bags are practical and earth-friendly, especially for bargain shoppers! Plus, you can find a ton of fun designs for under a buck at stores like T.J. Maxx.
Even better, if you have a Trader Joe’s nearby, they have their Mystery Pack Reusable Shopping Bags 3-pack for just $2.99, which equals only 99¢ per bag!
Not only are they a great gift idea for your teen, but PopSockets make a fun stocking stuffer, too! You can find a wide variety of designs on Amazon, Best Buy, Target, and other stores for around $9.99 or less when on sale, or you can make your own custom one with their website’s customizer.
Plus, there’s even new PopSockets PopMinis, a trio of tiny phone grips you can place wherever you want without taking up space. If they haven’t already, PopSockets will become your whole family’s new favorite gadget!
It seems like you can never have enough charging cables for your devices! They’re great for keeping in the car, at home, in the office, at school, for traveling – you name it. You can snag a multi-pack for your specific device on Amazon, making this a great stocking stuffer for just about anyone with a device!
Whose car couldn’t benefit from a little TLC? Check out your local Dollar Tree as you may spot a nice selection of car cleaning items including wipes, microfiber cloths, Tire Foam, Protectant Spray, and more – all for just $1 each! You can also grab a full-size canister of Armor All wipes for only $1.50 at Target.
AND, when all else fails…
…or you’re just exhausted from trying to be clever with stockings, you can never go wrong with gift cards. They don’t even need to be for large amounts, and retailers like Amazon even offer free holiday cards, tins, and boxes for some of their gift cards (starting at $10). AND, most gift cards qualify for free one-day shipping!
Which stocking stuffers are your faves to give?
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