#parent | #kids | 71 best stocking stuffer ideas for the whole family in 2021


Sometimes, the best gifts truly come in small packages.

When the stockings are hung on the mantle this year, there’s a variety of ways you can opt to fill each one.

Perhaps you’d like to opt for the crowd-pleaser of warm socks, or even this pair of dress socks from one of our favorite brands. Or, consider something unique and “where’d-ya-get that” worthy like this chic AirPods case. 

Whatever route you take with your last-minute stocking stuffers, we picked the 71 best stocking stuffer ideas that any age, gender and personality will enjoy. 

As with all of our gift guides, feel free to shop for yourself, too. The picks are just too fabulous to ignore.

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  • Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Men
  • Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Women
  • Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Teens
  • Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Kids
  • Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Toddlers
  • Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Men

    #1. Boardroom Socks Black Merino Wool Over-the-Calf Dress Socks, $16.45

    Gift the man in your life some premium-level merino wool dress socks. Since they go over the calf, they’re even great to wear on cold days around the house.


    #2. Peet’s Coffee Holiday Blend, $19.95

    Peet’s Coffee Holiday Blend

    Peet’s Coffee is one of our favorite brands for whole beans (that pairs well with a coffee grinder) and its new Holiday Blend has notes of blackcurrant, spice and seasonal cheer.


    #3. Squid Game Alarm Clock, $43.89

    Squid Game Alarm Clock

    Tapping into one of Netflix’s most popular shows of the year, the Squid Game Alarm Clock is something we instantly covered this year, notably because the ‘Red Light, Green Light’ doll shoots pellets at you to wake you up.


    #4. Aquaphor Healing Ointment (Pack of 3), $13.47 (originally $19.17)

    Aquaphor Healing Ointment (Pack of 3)

    There’s something about a nice, soothing hand cream that makes any stocking that much better. Not to mention, Aquaphor’s is one of the best in the game.


    #5. Uni USB-C 4-Port Hub, $15.99 (originally $19.99)

    Uni USB-C 4-Port Hub

    A USB-C Hub is a great stocking stuffer for anyone who’s been working from home and wants to plug in their USB microphone, phone charger and clip-on ring light to their laptop.


    #6. Snickers, Twix, 3 Musketeers & Milky Way Full-Size 18-Count Variety Pack, $13.29

    Snickers, Twix, 3 Musketeers & Milky Way Full-Size 18-Count Variety Pack

    Candy is an affordable stocking stuffer idea that makes sense to buy in bulk for the whole family. Snag this 18-count bundle of Snickers, Twix, 3 Musketeers and Milky Way for less than $15 this season.


    #7. Urmust Cell Phone Stand Holder, $9.59 (originally $14.99)

    Urmust Cell Phone Stand Holder

    Urmust’s Cell Phone Stand Holder is ideal for propping your cell phone up to listen to your favorite playlists, equally as good for FaceTime calls and is less than $10.


    #8. L.L.Bean Adults’ Bean Boot Socks, $24.95

    L.L.Bean Adults’ Bean Boot Socks

    Especially great if your gift recipient has duck boots or snow boots, these bean boot socks are a no-brainer.


    #9. The Original Donut Shop Keurig Single-Serve K-Cup Pods (72-Count), $28.79

    The Original Donut Shop Keurig Single-Serve K-Cup Pods (72-Count)

    Perfect for the person who feeds off their Keurig addiction, The Original Donut Shop has a 72-count that you can split between your gift recipient and yourself this year.


    #10. MOMA Design Store Primary Passport Case, $25

    MOMA Design Store Primary Passport Case

    Gift a nod to traveling again with this beautiful passport case that you can fill with a gift card for a solid all-in-one present.


    #11. The Personal Internet Address & Password Logbook, $7.95

    The Personal Internet Address & Password Logbook

    If you know someone who always forgets their usernames and passwords, this gift is a lifesaver for less than $10. 


    #12. Beyond Good Pure Dark Single Origin Madagascar Chocolate Set, $24.99

    Beyond Good Pure Dark Single Origin Madagascar Chocolate Set

    For $25, shop this six-bar set of heavenly and delectable chocolate from Madagascar. Dark chocolate lovers will surely love this melt-in-your-mouth treat.


    #13. Stocking Stuffers for Dads, $49

    Stocking Stuffers for Dads

    Uncommon Goods has you covered with its Stocking Stuffers for Dads bundle, which is great if you have your brother to gift for, too. Plus, we curated our favorite holiday gifts for dads if you’re looking for something underneath the tree.


    #14. Pill Organizer, $7.99 (originally $9.99)

    Pill Organizer

    This Pill Organizer is great for anyone who takes multiple vitamins and supplements daily, along with prescribed medications. A true lifesaver, for sure.


    #15. LumiLux Toilet Light with Motion Detection Sensor, $14.95 (originally $18.95)

    LumiLux Toilet Light with Motion Detection Sensor

    If he has trouble finding the toilet in the middle of the night, consider getting him this funny (but surprisingly useful) toilet light for his stocking! It’s motion-activated, water-resistant and designed with 16 LED color lights to choose from.


    #16. Rockdove Men’s Original Two-Tone Memory Foam Slipper, $23.99

    Rockdove Men's Original Two-Tone Memory Foam Slipper

    You can’t go wrong with a new pair of slippers. This set from RockDove is made with comfy memory foam material and has a waffle-knit upper to let his feet breathe and eliminate smelly shoes. They’re also machine washable and have over 45,000 positive reviews on Amazon.


    #17. New Apple AirPods Pro, $199.99 (originally $249)

    New Apple AirPods Pro

    If he hasn’t yet cut the cord and invested in a pair of wireless earbuds, spoil him with the new Apple AirPods Pro this year. They’re noise-canceling, easily connect to Bluetooth and have up to 24 hours of battery life with the charging case.


    #18. UGG 3 Point Leather Suede Gloves, $95

    UGG 3 Point Leather Suede Gloves

    Suede gloves are another totally useful but special gift you can include in his stocking this year. This set by UGG comes in black, brown and chestnut shades and is bound to last him many years to come.


    #19. Truff Gourmet Hot Sauce with Ripe Chili Peppers, Black Truffle Oil & Organic Agave Nectar, $17.98

    Truff Gourmet Hot Sauce with Ripe Chili Peppers, Black Truffle Oil & Organic Agave Nectar

    For the man in your life who seems to put hot sauce on just about everything under the sun, consider gifting him this luxurious bottle of white truffle hot sauce. It’s extra tasty and the perfect-sized item to put into his stocking.


    #20: Amazon.com Gift Card in a Holiday Gift Box, $50

    Amazon.com Gift Card in a Holiday Gift Box

    You can never go wrong with a gift card. These days, you can buy just about anything on Amazon too, so you know they’ll get exactly what they want!

    Not to mention, you can select your gift card amount before you checkout.


    #21. Dionis Vanilla Bean Goat Milk Hand Cream & Lip Balm Gift Set, $5.40 (originally $9)

    Dionis Vanilla Bean Goat Milk Hand Cream & Lip Balm Gift Set

    Give the gift of smooth, buttery soft hands with Dionis’ gift bundle. The Vanilla Bean scent is one of my favorites to apply and it’s great to store in a car or backpack.


    Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Women

    #1. Morgan Agate Coaster, $16

    Morgan Agate Coaster

    Anthropologie has some of the trendiest coasters and decor pieces around — ones that are Better Homes & Gardens-minded, too. The Morgan Agate Coaster has a smooth texture and match-all design that anyone will adore.


    #2. Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Bae-sics Set, $33

    Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Bae-sics Set

    Give the brows some love this holiday season with Anastasia Beverly Hills’ Brow Bae-sics Set, a tried-and-true set curated by one of the best brow brands sold at Sephora.


    #3. FENTY Beauty by Rihanna Pro Filt’r Instant Retouch Longwear Liquid Concealer, $26

    FENTY Beauty by Rihanna Pro Filt’r Instant Retouch Longwear Liquid Concealer

    As our favorite concealer we tested, FENTY Beauty by Rihanna’s formula is one that’s great for brightening, covering up and smoothing out the skin. And, it’s great for fans of Pon de Replay and SOS.


    #4. ‘One Day In December’ by Josie Silver, $12.57

    'One Day In December' by Josie Silver

    As the author of ‘The Two Lives of Lydia Byrd,’ Josie Silver’s bestselling release, ‘One Day In December,’ is the perfect book — and one of our favorite books to download on Audible this winter — to curl up with for a cozy night in.


    #5. lululemon Everywhere Belt Bag, $38

    lululemon Everywhere Belt Bag

    Gift convenience with lululemon’s Everywhere Belt Bag. It’s great for festivals, shopping trips and any instance where you’d want to be hands-free.


    #6. Caudalie Instant Detox Mask, $39

    Caudalie Instant Detox Mask

    As seen on TikTok, Caudalie’s Instant Detox Mask is a product we wish we discovered sooner. It makes your skin buttery silky and is a must-use for any skincare lover. Plus, it’s one of our favorite dry skin products.


    #7. Stuff to Do Today Make-a-List Pad, $6

    Stuff to Do Today Make-a-List Pad

    For $6, this to-do list pad from Knock Knock will instantly become your BFF. Or, to put in someone’s stocking if they thrive on organization.


    #8. Aerin Cedar Violet Eau de Parfum, $30

    Aerin Cedar Violet Eau de Parfum

    As one of Aerin’s new fragrances, ‘Cedar Violet’ is a universal scent that’s difficult not to enjoy. Specifically, it has notes of amber, violet leaf and Virginia cedarwood.


    #9. Calvin Klein Women’s Modern, $28 (originally $44)

    Calvin Klein Women’s Modern

    Nobody can have too lounge bras — enough said. Pick up the popular Calvin Klein Women’s Modern for a comfy stocking addition.


    #10. Giorgio Armani Eyes to Kill Classic Defining & Lengthening Mascara, $29

    Giorgio Armani Eyes to Kill Classic Defining & Lengthening Mascara

    Giorgio Armani’s Eyes to Kill Classic Defining & Lengthening Mascara is a designer staple that your gift recipient probably wouldn’t splurge on for themselves. And, once you try, you won’t want to go back.

    #11. Wraparound Double-Mitt Pot Holder, $14.99

    Wraparound Double-Mitt Pot Holder

    As featured in our best gifts for wife edit, this double-mitt pot holder — as seen on The Great British Baking Show — is a kitchen essential and one you should pick up for yourself, too, for safety and convenience.


    #12. Peter Thomas Roth Masking Minis 5-Piece Mask Kit, $19

    Peter Thomas Roth Masking Minis 5-Piece Mask Kit

    Peter Thomas Roth has some of the most luscious skincare products and has a five-piece mask kit to enjoy some self-care this season.


    #13. Nails Inc. Get Magnetized Nail Polish Duo, $18

    Nails Inc. Get Magnetized Nail Polish Duo

    Get magnetized with Nails Inc.’s limited-edition Nail Polish Duo that’ll evoke the feeling of a Red Carpet manicure.


    #14. Alpyn Beauty Triple Vitamin C Brightening Bounce Cream Moisturizer, $49

    Alpyn Beauty Triple Vitamin C Brightening Bounce Cream Moisturizer

    For a true brightening face cream that’s one of our favorite products we tested for dry skin, Alpyn Beauty is a must-buy. Seriously, the brand is that good.


    #15. Adwoa Beauty Mini Baomint Deep Conditioning Treatment, $15

    Adwoa Beauty Mini Baomint Deep Conditioning Treatment

    According to a Sephora beauty director, Adwoa Beauty’s Baomint Deep Conditioning Treatment — and the whole line, for that matter — is one you should experience at least once. And, for $15, it’s a steal.


    #16. Tide To Go Instant Stain Remover (3-Pack), $6.87

    Tide To Go Instant Stain Remover (3-Pack)

    Perfect for spot-cleaning on the go, Tide To Go is irreplaceable. Plus, this three-pack for $7 is great to stash in multiple stockings this year.


    #17. Dash Mini Bundt Maker, $15.99 (originally $17.99)

    Dash Mini Bundt Maker

    How adorable is this mini bundt maker? Dash is serving up the cuteness with a fun-sized kitchen gadget for personalized desserts that anyone will love.


    #18. ‘You Are a Badass’ by Jen Sincero, $8.45

    'You Are a Badass' by Jen Sincero

    For the gal in your life who needs a little pick-me-up, gift them Jen Sincero’s inspiring book ‘You Are a Badass.’ It’s a how-to guide that includes 27 funny and entertaining chapters on how to get what you want, creating a life you love, making money and so much more.


    #19. Gold Pineapple Cocktail Shaker, $79.95

    Upgrade her bar cart this holiday season with this totally adorable gold pineapple cocktail shaker from Williams Sonoma. Nothing says “Let’s Party!” like some tropical-themed bar accessories.


    #20. Kendra Scott Elisa Pendant Necklace in Rose Quartz, $50

    Kendra Scott Elisa Pendant Necklace in Rose Quartz

    Kendra Scott offers dozens of trendy, chic and cost-effective jewelry that make for great everyday pieces. This simple but stunning Elisa pendant necklace comes in 33 different colors and stones including jade, pearl and turquoise.


    Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Teens

    #1. Deborah Lippmann Gel Lab Pro Nail Polish, $20

    Deborah Lippmann Gel Lab Pro Nail Polish

    If your stocking opener always sports a fresh coat of polish, the Deborah Lippmann Gel Lab Pro Nail Polish is one of the most similar to true-gel polish because it hardly chips. And, the color options are stunning.

    #2. Lano Lanolips 101 Ointment Multipurpose Superbalm, $17

    Lano Lanolips 101 Ointment Multipurpose Superbalm

    As our favorite lip balm for dry lips we tested, the Lanolips 101 Ointment Multipurpose Superbalm deserves all the praise in the world. It’s a great addition to anyone’s purse or car, too.


    #3. ITEM Beauty by Addison Rae Lip Quip Clean Moisturizing Lip Gloss, $14

    ITEM Beauty by Addison Rae Lip Quip Clean Moisturizing Lip Gloss

    We tried Addison Rae’s beauty line and the lip gloss is a must-buy. For less than $15, it adds a natural shine that looks good on any skin tone. We recommend IRL, too.


    #4. She’s Birdie Personal Safety Alarm, $29.95

    She’s Birdie Personal Safety Alarm

    Stuff the stocking with something practical. She’s Birdie Personal Safety Alarm is especially great for college students and city dwellers, and anyone who appreciates additional safety at arm’s length.


    #5. Chunky Large Hoop Earrings, $24

    Chunky Large Hoop Earrings

    For a fun, on-trend statement, Madewell’s Chunky Large Hoop Earrings are stylish to pair with a cozy sweater and boots this season.


    #6. Sunflower Garden Grow Kit, $12

    Sunflower Garden Grow Kit

    Perfect for the plant lover in your life, the Sunflower Garden Grow Kit is a beautiful, lively piece of decor to ring in the new year — and to sharpen anyone’s green thumb.


    #7. Nutella Chocolate Hazelnut Spread (20 Packs), $10.49 (originally $12.33)

    Nutella Chocolate Hazelnut Spread (20 Packs)

    Kinda random, but who doesn’t love Nutella? I mean, we’d love to receive miniature packs of our favorite hazelnut spread.


    #8. Bedsure Satin Pillowcase, $7.21 (originally $11.69)

    Bedsure Satin Pillowcase

    Satin pillowcases are the new wave for skincare aficionados and lovers of zen environments. Not to mention, Bedsure is one of our favorite bedding brands.


    #9. Feel the Beat List Notepads, $28.99

    Feel the Beat List Notepads

    Papier has a whole new line of groovy notepads that make great gifts for anyone who’s working a 9-to-5 or loves making grocery lists. Plus, they’re personalized with your gift recipient’s name — how cool is that?


    #10. Neutrogena Makeup Remover Facial Cleansing Towelette (20-Pack), $5.96 (originally $6.49)

    Neutrogena Makeup Remover Facial Cleansing Towelette (20-Pack)

    Another $7 steal is Neutrogena’s Makeup Removing Towelette. For a 20-pack, that’s pretty good.


    #11. Nature Made Vitamin C Vitamins, $10.93 (originally $13.99)

    Nature Made Vitamin C Vitamins

    Enter winter, also known as cold and flu season. Vitamin C is a powerhouse supplement to take for prevention and a good stocking stuffer stock up. 


    #12. Sephora Collection Total Coverage Makeup Sponge Set, $20

    Sephora Collection Total Coverage Makeup Sponge Set

    Makeup sponges should be routinely replaced, according to a Sephora Collection’s National Artist, and this Loaded Sundae Makeup Sponge Set is too cute to pass up.


    #13. Abercrombie & Fitch 8 Perfume, $48

    Abercrombie & Fitch 8 Perfume

    Yes, you can absolutely gift a fragrance in a stocking. Abercrombie & Fitch’s 8 Perfume has notes of amber and jasmine, too.


    #14. Aerie Flannel Ruffle Boxer, $22.46 (originally $29.95)

    Aerie Flannel Ruffle Boxer

    Sleep boxers are, undoubtedly, one of the coziest surprises to unwrap in a stocking. Aerie has some cute Flannel Ruffle Boxers, especially.


    #15. Kate Spade Liquid Glitter AirPods Pro Case, $40

    Kate Spade Liquid Glitter AirPods Pro Case

    As one of our favorite Kate Spade gifts, this uniquely sparkled AirPods Pro Case is a posh accessory anyone with Apple’s earbuds will appreciate.


    #16. BruBaker Cosmetics Pastry Bath Bombs, $14.99 (originally $29.99)

    BruBaker Cosmetics Pastry Bath Bombs

    Finding the perfect gift for a teenager can be a challenge, but what teen wouldn’t love some fun bath bombs shaped into desserts in their stocking? The set is made with natural, vegan and organic ingredients only.


    #17. QuadPro Magnetic Travel Chess Set, $15.85 (originally $21.99)

    QuadPro Magnetic Travel Chess Set

    Keep the teen in your life entertained on holiday road trips this year with this convenient mini chess set. It’s lightweight, magnetic and completely portable.


    #18. Phone Camera Lens Kit, $35.88

    Phone Camera Lens Kit

    If they’ve fallen in love with photography but you don’t want to splurge on a high-end camera quite yet, let them take pictures with this budget-friendly set of lenses that fit directly onto their smartphone.


    #19. Case Mate Light-Up iPhone 11 Case, $60.06

    Case Mate Light-Up iPhone 11 Case

    Since taking selfies has become so important for Generation Z, we thought it would only be appropriate to include a light-up phone case on our stocking stuffer list.

    The strips provide over 90% brighter light than the phone’s flash and the rechargeable battery supports 30 minutes of full brightness. Even better, the case comes with a micro USB charging cable.


    Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Kids

    #1. Speed Cube Set (Pack of 4), $27.99

    Speed Cube Set (Pack of 4)

    Gift a mind game this season with this four-pack Speed Cube Set that’s perfect if you’re gifting for multiple people this season.


    #2: Holly, Jolly Mad Libs, $5.54

    Holly, Jolly Mad Libs

    This holiday-themed Mad Libs book is filled with hilarious and clever word games that will have the kids (and adults!) laughing for hours on end.


    #3. Hatchimals Colleggtibles 4-Pack, $16.90

    Hachimals Colleggtibles 4-Pack

    Hatchimals are a perfect stocking stuffer for any little one. All they need to do is hold the egg in their little hands, rub the heart and, when it changes from purple to pink, they know it’s ready to hatch!

    Have them gently press to crack the egg and discover the CollEGGtible inside. This set comes with four eggs and a cute koala figure.


    #4. Barbie Dreamtopia Mermaid Doll, $15.18 (originally $19.99)

    Barbie Dreamtopia Mermaid Doll

    What’s better than a Barbie? A Barbie with a mermaid tail! Make your child’s most magical dreams come true with this doll that features a tail with “swimming” motions and light-up action when you dip her into water.


    #5. Just Dance 2022 for Nintendo Switch, $49.99

    Just Dance 2022 for Nintendo Switch

    Get your groove on with Just Dance 2022 for the Nintendo Switch. With choreographed moves to Dua Lipa’s ‘Levitating,’ Taylor Swift’s ‘Love Story’ and The Weeknd and Ariana Grande’s ‘Save Your Tears Remix,’ it’s one of the hottest games right now.


    #6. Bonoak Wireless Bluetooth Karaoke Microphone, $32.99 (originally $39.99)

    Bonoak Wireless Bluetooth Karaoke Microphone

    Bring the karaoke fun right to your home with this nifty Bluetooth microphone you can snag for just $30! Instead of investing in an entire karaoke machine, all you need is to download an app and sing along to any song of your choice.


    Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Toddlers

    #1. CoComelon Deluxe Interactive JJ Doll, $29.99

    CoComelon Deluxe Interactive JJ Doll

    As featured in our best CoComelon toys edit, this feed-JJ-peas doll is sure to make your toddler smile this holiday season.


    #2. TeeTurtle Original Reversible Octopus Plushie, $15

    TeeTurtle Original Reversible Octopus Plushie

    This reversible octopus plushie has been everywhere on TikTok and, TBH, anyone would get a kick out of it. That said, it’s the perfect stocking stuffer.


    #2. Mr. Boddington’s Studio: NYC ABCs Board Book, $9.99

    Mr. Boddington's Studio: NYC ABCs Board Book

    Introduce your toddler to the ABCs with this totally adorable New York City-themed picture book.


    #3. Play-Doh 15-Can Set, $6.60

    Play-Doh 15-Can Set

    Play-Doh has been proven to help with child development due to all the poking, rolling and squishing improving their strength. Plus, it’s fun to have them create things on their own at a young age.


    #4. Nuby Floating Octopus with 3 Hoopla Rings Interactive Bath Toy, $8.99

    Nuby Floating Octopus with 3 Hoopla Rings Interactive Bath Toy

    Make bath time even more fun with this floating octopus toy. It comes with three rings for your baby to throw onto the arms of the octopus, which will help with hand-eye coordination and the textured tentacles’ support touch.


    #5. Oiuros 20-Piece Finger Puppet Set, $15.99 (originally $18.99)

    Oiuros 20-Piece Finger Puppet Set

    Inspire your toddler during storytime with these adorable, cartoon finger puppets that include animals like a dog, starfish, bunny, frog and more.


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