Creative and Practical Stocking Stuffers for Children

Creative and Practical Stocking Stuffers for Children

I don’t know about you but somehow I always forget about getting stocking stuffers until the last minute. The last thing my kids need is a stocking full of dollar store junk and candy, so I try to be intentional about getting gifts that encourage their creativity or are practical items that they will actually use. Here are some ideas to get you started! 

For the babies:

  1. Pacifiers
  2. Pacifier Clip
  3. Silicone Sippy Cup
  4. Crocheted Rattle
  5. Baby-Toddler Toothbrush
  6. Muslin Lovey
  7. No Slip Grip Socks
  8. Nylon Headbands
  9. Muslin Bandana Bibs
  10. Wooden Egg Shakers

For the toddlers- preschoolers

  1. Finger Puppets
  2. Wooden Lacing Toy
  3. Board Books- like this one or our other favorites
  4. Bath Squirt Toys
  5. Water Wow
  6. Beeswax Crayons
  7. Eco Dough
  8. Binoculars      
  9. No Spill Bubbles
  10. All-Natural Bath Color Drops

For the big kids:

  1. Wax Sticks
  2. Premier Colored Pencils
  3. Wooden Harmonica
  4. Jump Rope
  5. Non-Hardening Clay
  6. Wooden Slingshot
  7. Modeling Beeswax
  8. Merino Wool Socks
  9. Card Games
  10. Road Tape
  11. Sun Art Paper
  12. Math Dice Jr.
  13. Toob Animals
  14. Magnatab
  15. Bicycle Bell
  16. Magnifying Glass
  17. Compass
  18. Kids Apron
  19. Kinetic Sand
  20. Bird Wings and Mask


Stockings are just a small part of our Christmas traditions! The most special of traditions for us is using A Connected Christmas each year, spending intentional time focused on Christ and creating memories in luei of our traditional homeschooling. 

If you are still looking for gift ideas beyond stockings, you may enjoy this post:

Holiday Gift Guide 2022

Merry Christmas from all of us at Treehouse Schoolhouse!

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