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    35 Stocking Stuffers Both Kids And Adults Will Love

    Stockings are — in my opinion — the very best part.

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    1. Sheet masks encased in ornament-shaped packaging, perfect for holiday relaxation.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "These do work. Of course they aren't the most amazing sheet masks ever but for the price they do hydrate and it's a fun activity to do with all the family. My kids loved the smells." —Carrfam

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $6.99.

    2. A tiny tin with huge fun inside — a puzzle game called Iota.

    small tin that says iota
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This game is a ton of fun! If you like puzzle/strategy games I would definitely recommend this! It's a game that two people could play so my wife and I love to play it! It takes a little bit to understand the rules, but once you do it's easy. I would definitely recommend it." —jstivers

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    3. A handheld light they'll be over the moon for.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Looks awesome at night. I have left it on once all night and it stayed on all night. I typically only have it on for 10-15 minutes, and have only needed to charge it once with the one all-night use. Since it is a 3D printing, it doesn't look good in the light, but it is still really cool when it's dark and lit up." —Olivia

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in three sizes).

    4. Cookie house buddies and reindeer skewers to turn their mug into a winter wonderland.

    UncommonGoods

    Get a pack of four cookie homes for $20 (available in two flavors) or a pair of reindeer for $18 from UncommonGoods.

    5. Goldfish soap you can actually buy instead of winning at a carnival.

    two soaps in bags with plastic goldfish inside
    Blingiddyup

    Get it from Blingiddyup on Etsy for $4 (available in four colors).

    6. A set of bento box forks to make bringing lunch to school or work feel fun. They'll open their food and be like, "check meowt!"

    double pronged toothpick shaped like cats and dogs
    Amazon

    Get a set of seven from Amazon for $5.65.

    7. A set of coloring pencils with little seed pods on the other side, so they can be planted once the graphite runs out.

    pencils on top of coloring book
    Amazon

    It comes with six coloring pencils and two graphite pencils.

    Get a pack of eight from Amazon for $18.95.

    8. An Among Us beanie to give to your fellow crewmate...or imposter?

    two beanies with an embroidered design of a crewmate character standing next to a dead crewmate character
    XOLEITALY

    Get it from XOLEITALY on Etsy for $20 (available in 15 colors with the option to personalize).

    9. A little dollop of a kitten light that they can tap to turn on or off.

    squishy cat light
    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    10. A deck of playing cards with a gorgeous rainbow gradient for playing anything from crazy eights to poker.

    solid color cards that come together to make a rainbow
    Amazon

    Fredericks and Mae is a queer-owned business that's been making visually wonderful things since 2007.

    Promising review: "These cards are absolutely gorgeous and the rainbow fan in our family was so excited when she saw them. They are almost too cool to play with but then once you start using them, you love them even more. Highly recommend for a fun deck of cards." —ItsLiz

    Get it from Amazon for $12.22.

    11. A tin of shimmery putty sure to capture the attention of anyone, any age.

    hands pull apart slime putty with green and purple sheen
    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $15.95.

    12. A miniature baking set with everything they need to make mouse-sized meals. Fans of Tiny Kitchen are sure to enjoy!

    teeny-tiny slice of cake on hand
    amazon.com

    The set comes with a storage tin, rolling pin, wee-knife, pizza/dough cutter, mixing spoon, three wee-spoons, mixing bowl, pizza/pie pan, pie server, sheet pan, silicone cake and cupcake molds, two silicone finger mitts, and 48-page recipe book. The recipe book comes with explanations on how the food chemistry works so it's great for newbie food scientists.

    Promising review: "I gave this to my sister for Christmas and she immediately used it to make mini treats with the kids. They LOVE it! I just kept getting texts and pictures from them about how functional and FUN it is." —Leslie Palmer

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    13. A pack of garden cats to look over their plants, desk, or toy chest.

    small cats hang out on plant
    Amazon

    Get a set of seven from Amazon for $4.99.

    14. Or a pack of round cat magnets purrfect for fridges and lockers.

    waving round cat magnets
    Amazon

    Get a set of six from Amazon for $12.99.

    15. A three-pack of modeling dough from The Dough Project made with plant-based ingredients like organic wheat flour, sea salt, beets, chlorophyll, purple carrots, and more. The packaging is cute, the dough is easy to mold into shapes, and some shipments come with cool stickers — win, win, win!

    The Dough Project, Rebecca O'Connell / BuzzFeed

    The Dough Project is founded by a preschool teacher in NYC. I've been using these jarred doughs for a couple weeks and lemme tell you: You don't have to be a kid to enjoy playing with them. They're super easy to mold and smooth into shapes, smell nice, and have cute illustrations under each lid. I can't recommend this stuff enough! The dough gets a little dusty and shriveled when left in open air (peep the caterpillar pic) but you can preserve your creations with a layer of Glossy Mod Podge.

    Get a pack of three from The Dough Project for $19.99 (available in four colorways).

    (If you'd prefer to mix up your own dough, get the DIY pack here.)

    16. Tiny hands to turn any mundane task into something hilarious.

    Amazon, Rebecca O'Connell / BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "Definitely one of the weirdest stocking stuffers I could think of. The detail on these little hands is incredible, I swear if you look hard enough you could see hangnails. They are almost creepy in detail." —Dr K

    Get a set of 10 from Amazon for $12.59.

    17. A set of macaron containers for a sweet way to hold tiny treasures.

    Amazon

    Get a set of six from Amazon for $6.99.

    18. A laughing emoji ball that will answer all their burning questions, like "is dinner ready yet?" and "can I get a new phone?" Hopefully the ball will do you a solid and answer everything with "ask again later."

    hand holds laughing emoji ball
    Amazon

    The actual answers are: LOL for sure, looks like it, not a prayer, not likely, of course, sorry not now, yeah dude, and yes!

    Get it from Amazon for $3.99.

    19. A creative bookmark that looks like the Wicked Witch of the East got smushed in between some pages, because everyone needs some encouragement to read.

    wicked witch of the east legs sticking out of book
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Absolutely darling! Well-made, and packaging is so cute too. I gave it to my 14-year-old niece for her birthday and she loved it!" —Kate M.

    Get it from Amazon for $32.99.

    20. A mini Jenga kit for quick games on the go.

    small wooden jenga game
    Amazon

    The box comes with 18 mini Jenga blocks.

    Get it from Amazon for $4.96.

    21. A book of 642 tiny things to draw sure to inspire them to get out there and practice doodling.

    small book that says 642 tiny things to draw being held between forefinger and thumb to show small size
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Bought this for my very artistic 13-year-old daughter. She's forever asking, 'what should I draw?' I crossed my fingers when I ordered this, as we've tried many other books to inspire her that didn't. When I gave it to her, I was expecting a lukewarm response. However, as she thumbed through the book, she started giggling and smiling and couldn't turn the pages fast enough. I even got a spontaneous hug. She ran to the door when her dad got home to show him the book. And I think that the 642 options may just keep her inspired for a few weeks! ;) Any book that can charm a 13-year-old girl is a keeper in my book!" —Fascinated viewer

    Get it from Amazon for $9.13.

    22. A six-pack of little animal planters perfect for both veteran gardeners and children who are just learning about planting seeds.

    animal pots that look like a koala, panda, tiger, elephant, penguin, and kangaroo
    Amazon

    Get them from Amazon for $19.99 (available in two different sets).

    23. A punny 2021 desk calendar for adults who want a little mirth to start the day or for older kids who are just getting into wordplay.

    desk calendar that says "i bought my son a fridge for christmas. i can't wait to see his face light up when he opens it"
    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    24. A planet bath bomb making kit for baths that are out of this world.

    Kiwi Co

    It comes with a mold, colors, and all the ingredients needed to make fizzy bath bombs.

    Get it from Kiwi Co for $19.95.

    25. An unreasonable amount of satin scrunchies so you can shower your loved one with fun, gentle hair accessories — or break 'em up and put in multiple stockings!

    reviewer wears a scrunchie and gives thumbs up to pile of scrunchies
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "All 40 scrunchies came with a wide variety of colors. The stitching on the scrunchies was not perfect but I personally don’t mind considering the price." —Dahlia

    Get a pack of 40 from Amazon for $9.99.

    26. A pack of Christmas-themed pens so they can write down all their favorite gifts. #1? These pens, of course.

    pens topped with reindeer, christmas tree, santa, and snow-deer
    MoshiMoshiUK

    Get one from MoshiMoshiUK on Etsy for $1.84 (available in four styles).

    27. A sweet lil' Groot ready to hang out. They can attach this Guardian to anything from a stethoscope to a houseplant stem.

    baby groot holds onto antenna
    amazon.com

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    28. A rainbow "crystal" soap that's so pretty, they may forget to ever actually use it.

    a transparent rainbow rock soap
    MoonShineSuds

    Get it from MoonShineSuds on Etsy for $7.50 (available in two styles).

    29. Silicone paw print or Isabelle joystick caps to keep their thumbs happy during extended playing. Also they're so undeniably cute, how could anyone not want 'em?

    Amazon, NintendoRUs

    Get two pairs of paw prints from Amazon for $10.99 or one pair of SpongeBob grips from NintendoRUs on Etsy for $7.

    30. A pair of resin gummy bear Jibbitz so they can properly decorate their Crocs in the sweetest way possible.

    Croc covered in gummy bears
    thegildedclog

    Get two from thegildedclog on Etsy for $6.

    31. A pack of glittery squishies they can count on to be their stress relievers whenever the pressure of life gets them down.

    squishy round animals
    Amazon

    Promising review: "My kids love these squishies. This is such a great value compared to two-pack blind bags that often sell out in stores. The pack had no duplicates and a great variety of animals. The colors are bright and the glitter is so awesome." —Angela Hanson

    Get a pack of 16 from Amazon for $9.99.

    32. A bottle of ferrofluid to make spiky designs that move and change with just a magnet.

    model uses magnets to make black liquid in glass bottle spiky
    Amazon

    It's magnetic liquid! Learn more about ferrofluid here or watch a cool video of it here.

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99.

    33. A Baby Yoda mug they can enjoy all sorts of drinks out of while watching the latest episode of The Mandalorian.

    The green handle-less mug shaped like The Child
    Amazon / Quinn Lacasse - Qlc Creative

    Get it from Amazon for $32.99.

    34. A screaming goat figurine to really help them express themselves. One press of the button releases a cathartic "AAAHHHHHHHH!"

    The goat figurine, plus the box it comes in and the booklet
    Amazon

    And it comes with a 32-page, illustrated booklet all about goats.

    Promising review: "This little piece of screaming plastic has created an excellent outlet for resolving frustrations in our home. Every time a conflict or struggle arises we push the little goat, get a gratifying screech, chuckle and move on throughout our day. No regrets on purchasing this. When you get one, get four or five because you're going to want to share with family and friends." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $7.18.

    35. And a Boo USB mood light ready to haunt their laptop.

    small nintendo ghost on bendy cord that connects to usb port on laptop
    Toynk

    Get it from Toynk for $18.99.

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