Stocking Stuffers for Kids Under $10

Their stockings will be hung by the chimney with care … but what will Santa fill them with? Here are 15 fun stocking-stuffer ideas for kids of all ages. The best part is, they are all under $10!

Ages 0-12 months:

Baby Einstein Shapes and Numbers Discovery Cards — The soft fabric cards introduce babies to shapes and numbers, while the plastic ring makes a great teething toy.

Baby Einstein cards

Fisher-Price Friendly Flip Phone — This new toy will teach babies cause and effect by encouraging them to flip open the phone to hear music and sounds, then close it again.

Lamaze Feel Me Fish — This adorable fish is full of textures for babies to touch, crinkle, and tug on. Plus, it can be attached to a car seat or stroller.


Ages 1-3:

DK Publishing My First Touch and Feel Picture Cards — These are excellent flash cards for little ones, and you can collect various sets!

Fisher-Price Little People Wheelies — Perfect for little hands, these cars are great for kids who aren’t yet old enough for Hot Wheels or Matchbox cars. You can also buy various play sets to go with them.


Usbourne Books, “That’s not my Snowman”, by Fiona Watt — This is yet another great touch and feel board book in the popular “That’s not my…” series.


Ages 3-5:

Crayola Pip-Squeaks 16-Count Washable Markers — These are a fun alternative to traditional markers or crayons!

Disney Planes Diecast single characters — With the Disney movie Planes being released in November, little boys will race to collect all of the characters.

Safari Ltd. Toobs — Each of these tubes is filled with fun mini figures that fit a certain theme, such as wild animals, sea creatures, and world landmarks.



Ages 5+:

ALEX Toys Shrinky Dinks — Shrinky Dinks, wildly popular in the 80s, are still around—and still loads of fun for kids!

FAO Schwarz Classic Paddle Ball Game — See how many times you can hit the attached rubber ball with the wooden paddle in this classic game.

Zelfs dolls, medium-size — These modern-day versions of the popular troll dolls everyone collected back in the day are a hot toy for this holiday season. Kids can collect all 12 medium-size Zelfs.


Ages 8+:

Crayola Wild Notes Neon Journal — Kids will enjoy writing in this fun journal with the accompanying color-changing pen.

Wild Notes

LEGO Minifigures — LEGO lovers will enjoy discovering which minifigure is inside their “mystery” bag.

Rubik’s Cube — This classic toy will never go out of style!