What kind of Christmas series would this be if we didn’t include some of our favorite stocking stuffer ideas? I am excited to share these with you. They are unique and fun!
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These are fun and creative and best of all – do not require you to leave home!
Gone are the days of trying to write in “Santa’s handwriting.” Educents has made it so easy to make your child feel special and loved by Santa! The personalized letter comes straight to your front door from the North Pole in a beautiful red envelope, and highlights your child’s exciting accomplishments this year. The letter also includes some fun Santa-approved activities for you and your kiddo to spend some sweet holiday time together, like a recipe for Mrs. Claus’ Famous Cookies, two snowflake craft templates, a packet of reindeer food (glitter!) and a sheet of festive stickers. This special letter will make for an imaginative and exciting addition to the very top of our Christmas stockings this year!
This letter will make for an imaginative start to any Christmas morning, but there’s more pressure now to keep the fun going! Here are some other easy stocking stuffers to keep the magic going for your kiddos this year!
Fun Stocking Stuffer Ideas
Rock Paper Scissors Card Game – Here’s the fast & fun CARD VERSION of the game kids have played for generations. Each player lays down a card. If your card beats your opponent’s card, you take it. When all cards have been played, the player who has collected the most cards wins the game!! 2 players.
Wikki Sticks – Wikki Doodler. Small, compact and easy to have on hand. Contains 24 Wikki Stix for plenty of creative fun. Includes instructions for 3-D designs, PLUS QR code for lots of additional creative doodling. Tame those fidgety fingers! Perfect for: Stocking Stuffer, Purse, Carry-on, Anytime Diversion, Office, R & R, The annoying neighbor kid! Kids and adults will love the Doodler!
Color Bath Tablets – The Crayola Bath product line brings the color, fun, creativity and imagination of the Crayola brand to bath time. Crayola Bath Dropz are fizzing water color tablets that turn ordinary bath water into colorful, fizzy water. This jar makes up to 45 baths! Mix and match the tints to create all the colors of the rainbow. Color assortment may vary.
Knock-Knock Jokes Book – 128 pages for ages 9-12
Holiday Stampers – Add some holiday cheer to cards, stationery and more with these plastic stampers! With penguin, snowman, Santa and other jolly designs, these red and green stampers make excellent Christmas stocking stuffers. (2 dozen per unit)
Pull and Stretch Bounce Balls – It’s what you make of it! When you squeeze these stretch balls, they take on whatever form you create. A great stress reliever as well. Each piece in netted bag.
Original Slinky – Original Slinky is truly an American classic toy. Made in America for 70 years, it has been captivating children and adults all over the world. Watch the Slinky walk down stairs one step at a time while producing that classic Slinky sound. Slinky Toys stretch like and accordion and provide endless fun for kids and adults. Did you know that Slinky is the official toy of Pennsylvania? It’s true! Perfect for stocking stuffers, prizes, presents, and more because everyone loves a Slinky! Recommended for children 5 years of age and older.
Triangles Water Game – Fun for all ages Great idea for party favors, stocking stuffers
Lego Star Wars R2-D2 Key Chain – Lego R2-D2 Key Light. The LED Key Light provides just the assistance you need when you are trying to find your way in the dark. Just press it’s chest plate for a burst of illumination and be on your way. R2-D2 is the perfect addition to your LEGO Key Light collection.
Disney Frozen Bracelet – This lovely charm bracelet with Elsa and Anna will delight any fan of the Disney movie Frozen.The bracelet features enameled charms of Elsa and Anna, snowflakes and faceted plastic beads. Lobster claw clasp. Great stocking stuffers!
Snow Pals Mugs – Cute mugs perfectly sized for little hands.
Educational Stocking Stuffer Ideas
FREE DIY Crystal Christmas Tree Experiment – An opportunity to spend more time together as a family is one of the best gifts you can give! These directions for a DIY salt-crystal Christmas tree can get the whole family involved and teach everyone something new!
DIY Push Light Planets – Create these amazing lights for your kiddo’s bedroom. Each light is decorated to represent one of the planets. To encourage planet recognition, even paint the names of the planets onto each pushable light!
Show Me the Kwan – Looking for a great, fun game for the whole family to play after all the presents have been opened? This clever and upbeat word game gets kids excited about vocabulary, word construction and more and is the perfect size for a stocking!
The Familia Craft Kit – This craft kit has all the tools for your kiddos to decoupage little wooden peg dolls to create their own story or to include in a new adventure! They come in a slim tube that’s easy to fit in a stocking!
DIY Domino Set – This homemade domino set is one you and your family can play for years to come. To make this set special for the holidays, use green and red puff paint!
DIY Pop-Up Alphabet Sponges – This simple gift is a low-cost way to make baby’s bath time fun and educational! Cut sponges into the shapes of alphabet letters and numbers.
DigiPuppets – This adorable animal finger puppet acts as a touchscreen-sensitive stylus for phones and tablets. Use them on their own to keep kids engaged with digital learning tools, or head to the app store to download DigiPuppet’s educational games.
Just Add Milk Science & Art Kit – This kit is filled with fun science and art projects you can do along with some at home ingredients, and it’s just the size of a milk carton! If your child is lactose-intolerant, don’t worry, the experiments work with non-dairy milk as well!
DIY Telling Time Clock Pillow – Crafty family members can take a few hours to create this comfortable accessory for kiddos learning to tell time!
Clever Catch Math Balls – These inflatable balls make math-learning fun with active games you can play with 2 or more people. Just keep it deflated, and this blow-up Clever Catch is ready for the stocking! Choose from: Numbers 0-25, Money, Multiplication, Addition, or Subtraction.
DIY Hopscotch Mat – Here’s a fun game you can make yourself, roll up into a Christmas stocking, and then play on Christmas Day and many, MANY days after that!
DIY Bongo Rice Shakers – Use some household materials to make shakable, musical instruments for little ones to use while Christmas caroling on Christmas Day!
Looking for more ways to make your Christmas stockings and holiday gifts extra special this year? Head to Educents’ Give the Gift of Education page for more ideas, tips, steals and deals!
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