Whether you’re filling a traditional stocking or putting together a fun gift basket, we’ve got all the latest favs for everyone from kids, to teens, to adults!
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I love filling my kids stockings, it’s a fun way to gather a few small items that I think they will love, ones that maybe I wouldn’t normally buy for them.
Christmas morning is pretty simple at my house, we generally gift the kids something they’ve been wanting, as well as a book and an experience they can do with a parent the coming year, then enjoy a hot breakfast I’ve prepped the night before.
Our breakfast always includes my signature Gluten Free Gingerbread Waffles with whipped cream and buttermilk syrup for topping, then we have fruit and sometimes a breakfast casserole on the side.
After breakfast we open stockings, and it’s fun to see the kids reactions! Along with a few items and treats, we sometimes toss in a gift card to one of their favorite restaurants, which gives us something fun to do later!
Whoever you’re shopping for, I think you’ll find a few fun items below!
STOCKING STUFFERS FOR KIDS
These Flower Sunglasses are both darling and sturdy, and come in a 3-pack! They seem like a good fit for ages 6-9, and have held up longer than any sunglasses I have bought for my kiddos.
Looking for something to entertain your little artist? These Crayola Washable Window Crayons will keep them busy for hours on end, it sure works for my littles!
With 4 kids, I have gone through a lot of water bottles, so when I saw Homegrown Traditions post a thorough review of over a dozen of them, I purchased her top pick. And I haven’t been disappointed! These water bottles are the perfect size for kids and come in lots of different cute designs for boys or girls (my daughter chose the pineapple one). Everything is removeable for washing, it doesn’t leak, and keeps the water cold all day long.
YoYos are one of those timeless toys that kids of all ages enjoy, so why not get a high quality one? This one has extra long string for all the tricks, and is easy enough for beginners.
If you have an artist in the family, they’ll love this scratch art pad by Melissa and Doug!
These are our favorite headphones, they are adjustable and fit all our kids ages 6-11. Great for distance learning, in-person school, and everything else!
Flashlights are always a hit with kids, and these mini LED flashlights come in a 6 pack with batteries included. My kids love them for forts, flashlight tag, camping, and everything else.
Made in the USA with essential oils, these gender-neutral bath bombs have a hidden surprise in each one!
My kids love Simon Says toys, and this one is the perfect size to fit in a stocking and take with you anywhere!
STOCKING STUFFERS FOR TEENS
Do you have a music-loving kid? I do! He’s always tapping a beat on whatever surface is close by, and that’s why I know he’ll love this thumb piano! Great for all ages, this one comes with a nice carrying case so you can easily slip it into your pocket.
Sushi Go! has been a favorite with our teen, tween, and their friends! It is simple to learn and you can play a round in about 15 minutes. 2-5 players.
If you’re shopping for a girl, check out my favorite lip gloss! All products from Shine Cosmetics are gluten free which is especially important for lip products, and they come in lots of fun colors. Use code LifeAfterWheat10 for 10% off
If there’s one thing teens love, it’s music, so let give them a party wherever they go with this portable waterproof speaker! It comes equipped with a carabiner to easily hook on anything, and will give them 10 hours of runtime.
Speaking of music, why don’t you snag a free 30-day trial of Amazon music for your teen to play on their new speaker?
Do you have a kid who loves puzzles and brain benders? They’re sure to love this Gear Ball you twist into all kinds of crazy shapes, and then see if you can put it back into a cube.
STOCKING STUFFERS FOR ADULTS
Backscratchers have been showing up in stockings since the beginning, but I think we can agree that not all are created equal. Ditch the cumbersome wooden sticks for something that will really satisfy that itch.
Give the gift of reading! I’ve had an Audible subscription for years now, and I love that I get a new book every month. As a busy mom of 4, it’s so much easier to find time to read when I can listen while I’m driving kids around, cleaning up around the house, or getting ready for the day. Audible has all the best books, my fav Audible reads have been The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise, Atomic Habits, The Indigo Girl, The Magnolia Story, I am Malala, and anything from Brene Brown (just make sure it’s a version she is narrating herself). You can snag a 1,3,6, or 12 month subscription.
Guys or gals alike will appreciate these trendy leather cord organizers! They come in a pack of 3 so you can kiss those cord tangles goodbye.
Laugh all you want, but Poo-Pourri just might save that special someone from an embarrassing public incident. This stuff comes in a small spray bottle that you can pop in your pocket or your purse – don’t leave home without it.
If you don’t have a digital tire pressure gauge, it’s a must! This one has a backlit display and lighted nozzle as well as a digital display – no more estimating what your tire pressure is.
Gone are the days of buying bulk packs of alcohol wipes that dry out as soon as you open the package, these faux suede reuseable wipes will clean time and time again! Great for smart phones, tablets, LCD TVs, computers, laptops and other delicate surfaces.
DON’T FORGET THE TREATS!
I’ll be honest, if these end up in my kid’s stocking, I might have to sneak one while they’re not looking! These are my favorite treat and they’re guilt-free too!
Simple Mills Almond Flour Crackers are by far my favorite gluten free crackers! They aren’t gritty at all, and are light and crispy with just the right amount of salt. You’ll get a total of 18 personal-sized bags here, which is plenty for stocking stuffers plus a few leftover for snacking 😉
Our entire family loves these cookies, and they’re always a huge hit when my kids bring them to school for parties or birthday treats!
It’s a fact: all kids love lollypops and you might just love these too because they’re organic, certified gluten free, and free from the top 8 allergens.
Popcorn is always a fun treat, and these gift tubes from Popcornoplis are probably the best you’ll find! They come in a variety of indulgent flavors, and are non-GMO and certified gluten free. Sometimes you can find the gift packs at Costco for a good price during the holiday season.
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And if you need some gluten free recipes for the holidays, be sure to check out this post with all my holiday favorites!