Christmas Stocking Stuffer Tips

Stocking stuffers are such a fun part of Christmas morning, with everyone rushing to see what Santa might have slipped in there! If you are the one responsible for finding the stocking stuffers though you might not think they are quite as much fun, but with these stocking stuffer tips they can be!

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Plan Ahead

If you have a large family or lots of stockings to fill, then don’t wait until the last minute. You can pick up small gifts that will be perfect for stocking stuffers all year long. The clearance sections of big box stores are often great places to get stocking stuffers at a great price. Yard sales are often great places to find cars, dolls, or books to place inside of kids’ Christmas stockings.

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Buy in Bulk

Consider buying your stocking stuffers in bulk instead of just single items. This way you can save money, and fill multiple stockings easily, with less work. Need some chapstick for the stockings? Buy the multi-pack of five or ten instead of single containers. Like to include warm fuzzy socks in your stockings? Buy the big pack and split them up into individual stockings. You can buy lots of perfect stocking stuffer gifts in bulk to make things easier on both yourself and your wallet.

Be Practical

Some of the best stocking stuffers are those that will be the most useful. Pens, key chains, flashlights, lip balm, and socks are all wonderful stocking stuffers and you know that they will get some use. It’s great to have a few fun or extravagant stocking stuffers, but practical stocking stuffers are usually appreciated too.

Get Creative

Once you have a general idea of what you'd like to give, it's time to get creative! If you're stuck, think about your recipient's hobbies or interests. For example, if they love baking, consider getting them a cute oven mitt or cake decorating supplies. Or, if they're into fitness, perhaps a new water bottle or yoga mat would be appreciated. The possibilities are endless!

Ask for Help

If you're still having trouble coming up with ideas, don't be afraid to ask for help from friends or family members who know the person better than you do. Chances are they'll have some great suggestions that you would never have thought of on your own.

With just a little bit of planning and creativity, finding the perfect stocking stuffers for your loved ones this holiday season is easier than you think! By following these tips, you're sure to impress everyone on your list without breaking the bank. We hope these stocking stuffer ideas have saved you some time and stress this holiday season! Remember, it's the thought that counts, so as long as you put some thought into your gifts, They are sure to love them.

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  1. Amber Myers says:

    I love your ideas. I always enjoy putting in creative stocking stuffers. Etsy has many options!

  2. These are all really helpful tips. I love the idea of buying in bulk.

  3. tara pittman says:

    My teens get junk food in their stockings. They love this as they don’t get it any other time.

  4. Monica Simpson says:

    Stocking stuffers frustrate me because I always leave them till the last minute. I really should plan ahead for them~!

  5. Melissa Dixon says:

    I love a good practical gift. These are great tips and I need them because I am all about making this year the best one yet!

  6. I always forget about the stockings. These are helpful tips.

  7. Richelle Milar says:

    I really love your tips! Thanks for sharing this ideas, be creative is really important!

  8. Rose Ann Sales says:

    I find these tips really helpful! Buying in bulk is so practical thanks for sharing this with us!

  9. Briana Baker says:

    Love these tips! As a parent, I always seem to forget about stockings until right before the holiday and then end up spending WAY too much!

  10. Beautiful Touches says:

    These are great stocking stuffer tips to help alleviate the holiday crunch woes!

  11. Everything Enchanting says:

    Buying in bulk is such a great idea! I’ll keep these tips in mind 🙂

  12. We never put Christmas stockings but I will try this year as a new tradition!

  13. These are wonderful tips for stocking stuffers. Being creative is one of the best things. TThanksfor sharing this with us.

  14. It is good to plan ahead for gift giving. It can be frustrating trying to find stocking stuffers!

  15. Melissa Cushing says:

    These are all great ideas for making the most out of those stockings and the added tips for saving money are everything to me right now 😉