I love shopping for stocking stuffers, but I prefer to choose out useful items rather than dollar store items. I have chosen out some fun items that won’t get thrown out the day after Christmas. I also love to give necessities like socks, undies and bandaids. My kids love receiving these items just as much as toys! If you are looking for stocking stuffer ideas for kids, check out all of the neat things we found for your boys.
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I’m ashamed to admit it, but my tweens love to make videos like this. This new, super affordable, Tony Hawk Box Boarders trick set is a blast for the tweens. It’s simple, set up your trick ramps and attempt tricks with your cardboard skaters. Each set includes 1 Skater, 1 secret Tony Hawk (collect all 4!), 4 mini Trick Ramps and 1 Camera Holder. Your tweens can DOWNLOAD THE FREE APP Tony Hawk Box Boarders Studio to record, edit and share all your favorite Box Boarder trick videos! Each package is 4.6 inches wide x 8.7 inches long. Just be sure it fits in his stocking. Choose from a variety of fun packs.
This small, but mighty Spalding High Bounce Ball is so much fun. For fans of old school yard games it’s the original Spaldeen ultimate play ball. This very versatile ball is great for hand ball, stickball, stoop ball, paddle games, bouncing and hitting. Now in a basketball design for basketball fans. This classic rubber high-bounce ball from Spalding is designed to look like their signature basketballs. In a smooth finish with grooved accents, approximately 3″x 3″ in size.
Kids who love slime will love these cool, slime-sucking Slurpees! Slurpees are hungry and all they want is SLIME! Squeeze and Suck! Squeeze your little Slurpees creature, and watch it slurp up slime like a hungry vacuum! Squish it out! Give ‘em a squeeze to squirt the slime all out again – Gross! Colors and styles will vary.
These super cute checkered shoelaces will spice up your kids’ Vans. They are made of polyester and are 45 inches in length. They fit most low-top shoes. I love that they come in a variety of colors and these make a great stocking stuffer for kids and tweens! They also come in some camo styles.
The all new twistable Mr. Sketch Scented Gel Crayons feature a smooth-coloring gel formula, these scented crayons glide across the page. Bold colors and juicy scents help spark creativity in kids and adults alike. The innovative twist-up design means these handy crayons never need sharpening. The hard plastic body helps reduce crayon breakage, so there’s nothing holding back your child’s imagination. Includes a convenient storage case for coloring on the go. These are great for kids of all ages!
I love the creativity that happens with this cool Lego-Compatible Tape and your kids will love this affordable variety pack. I saw this tape at my local independent toy store and it was much more expensive. It is flexible, Bendable & Shapeable and you can even resposition it! Your kids can build on curved surfaces, round corners, even other toys. It sticks to anything and turns every surface into a lego block building base. This cool set includes 3.2 feet of all 4 colors of Lego-Compatible tape.
If your kids are tired of those messy sticks, they will love this cool and affordable Washable Sidewalk Chalk Paint. Each pack comes with 2 colors, plus a stir stick and two foam brushes. Just add water to the powder, stir it up, then paint your heart out! And when you’re done, you can easily wipe your “slate” clean with a quick squirt from your garden hose. It’s super fun and easy! Each pack comes with two vibrant colors so you can let your imagination run wild! For ages 3 and up. This fun activity will keep your kids busy outside for hours!
14. Mod Paint Sticks
Bringing a paint set on a trip can quickly turn into a nightmare for parents. It’s never fun cleaning up paint stains, water spills, and messy hands. Mod Paint Sticks make it easy for your kiddo to paint a beautiful masterpiece on the go and they are washable! This set of Mod Paint Sticks includes 12 beautiful colors: green, red, orange, yellow, purple, pink, dark blue, light blue, dark green, light green, black, brown, and white. Using these paints can help promote creative and fine motor skills. Mod Paint Sticks are made with solid tempera paint, which is a quick-dry substance that glides across the paper as easily as oil pastels. Your child can use them to make posters, drawings, and school art projects. Ditch the crayons and markers for Mod Paint Sticks!
15. Nada! Game
Your kids will love this highly-reviewed, high energy Nada! dice game from Blue Orange. Scoop up two batches of dice and let them roll. Quick. All players scan the array for matching symbols between the orange and white dice. The first to call a match gets to grab all the dice with that symbol. No Matches? No problem. It’s another chance to win. Shout “Nada.” to collect all the remaining dice. Think sharp and act fast to match, snatch and win. If you’re really feeling loco for Nada, mix it up with the additional game variations.
Brickstix Stickers are removable and repositionable stickers especially for building blocks like Legos. They go on easy and can be removed just as quick. No sticky mess. You can create a zombie apocalypse or a WWII mission. No matter which Stix you choose, BrickStix Stickers have got your bricks covered. These cool stickers come in lots of themes-zombie, pets, home, mad scientist and more. There are so many packs to choose from.
My kids seem to read these silly books over and over. My one son just can’t get enough. The latest Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway just came out and would make a perfect stocking stuffer for boys. In Wrecking Ball, Book 14 of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series—from #1 international bestselling author Jeff Kinney—an unexpected inheritance gives Greg Heffley’s family a chance to make big changes to their house. But they soon find that home improvement isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.
18. Slime Baff
Your boys will enjoy this ooey gooey Slime Baff for your bathtub. Simply add Slime Baff to their bath water and experience the gooey slime. As they play with it more, the slimier it gets! Slime Baff is biodegradable, non-staining and non-irritating.
It’s the Jenga game everyone loves, but in a pocket-sized version! This mini version of the Jenga game may be smaller than the classic game, but it’s still loads of fun! Enjoy the excitement and anticipation, as each player carefully pulls out blocks and tries to build the stack higher until it comes tumbling down. Be the last player to stack a block without causing the tower to tumble down to win!
My kids love to attach things to their backpack or if they do have keys, they will be easy to find with this Hog Wild Popper Keychain attached. Unlike regular poppers, the soft ball is attached to a string so it won’t get lost. Just place the soft foam ball in the mouth, squeeze and pop the ball out with a happy “popping” noise. There are tons of cute animals to choose from.
21. Bare Feet NFL Socks
My boys love these tall socks and they would love to find these cool socks in their stocking. You can find these Bare Feet NFL Youth Socks with your favorite team’s logo. Youth sizing fits size 13-5 in boys sizing.
This quick-playing dice game will have your kids on the edge of their seat from beginning to end! Qwixx is simple to play but each decision is crucial – the more numbers you cross off, the more points you score. With no downtime between turns you’ll have a chance to gain from each and every roll. This game is perfect for kids ages 8 and up.
23. Bright Bugz
Bright Bugz magically “Glow” & travel from here to there and even through solid objects. Just turn on the light and light up the night. Think you know the trick? It moves pretty quick. Your kids can download the APP and learn to toss the light to a phone! Your kids will love amazing their friends with Bright Bugz.
Younglings can draw, color, and create with all their favorite characters from the Star Wars films with this fun Star Wars Doodle book. From Luke Skywalker to Darth Vader, every page is packed with doodles from a galaxy far, far away. Readers can use their artistic Force to bring these sensational scenes to life! This book would be fun to tuck in their stocking.
These mini-sized Crazy Aaron’s Thinking Putty is so much fun. The tin is just 2 inches across and your kids will love the texture of this cool putty.
My boys can never get enough nerf bullets. They all seem to disappear and they will love these Zombie Strike Nerf 30-bullet refills. They fit perfectly in their stockings and the zombie theme is so much fun. These small refill packs also come in the N-Strike Refill Pack.
Your boys go crazy over this affordable Star Wars Light-Up Timer Toothbrush! This tooth brush has a stoplight effect to encourage longer brushing. What a cool stocking stuffer for boys.
Bring a little science to your kids’ stockings this year with this fun and affordable Be Amazing Toys Grow Snow experiment. Just a sprinkle of Insta-Snow powder in a Petri dish mixed with just a splash of water produces an eruption of snow. Insta-Snow looks so realistic that it will fool and amaze your friends. It’s also a great science project idea as kids explore the amazing properties of water-absorbing polymers. Can be used over and over again. Encourages children to use the scientific method to design their own experiements and test them for instant results. Explore the properties of water-absorbent polymers. Easy science project for the budding scientist. Insta Snow also works great for creating winter scenes with your holiday houses.
Your boys will love this durable little color-changing KOI TOY Light-Up Bath Goldfish. This delightfully realistic floating koi lights up the second it touches water, glowing brilliantly in a rainbow of hues. Sure, this cute koi toy is fun for the tub, but also great in punch bowls, fountains, Bird baths, and puddles.
Your boys will spend hours shooting these highly-reviewed Zing Sky Ripperz. The Zing Sky Ripperz is the newest innovation in flight technology. No battery or fuel is needed to make the sky ripperz rocket fly high in the air, just attach your launcher to the launch hook found on your Sky Ripperz Whistle-Screaming Rocket, pull the tab, release and watch it fly over 250 feet high. One set includes 1 launcher and 2 rockets.
The original Mr. Sketch scented markers are very nice, but they are thick and hard to get fine detail. These Mr. Sketch Stix Scented Marker have all the quality of the original markers except they have a fine point! The colors are bright and vivid and Mr. Sketch markers have twice the ink of most markers to last super-long. The fine line 0.8mm tip makes illustrating, lettering precise. The slim barrel makes it easy to handle, even for small hands. The specially formulated, non-bleeding water-based ink is great for easels. It’s safe for children and certified AP non-toxic.
Your boys will love watching this cool Lego Star Wars: Freemakers Adventures 2 DVD. The Freemaker family — Rowan, Kordi and Zander — has found a new home with the rebel fleet. But working with the Rebels in their fight to bring down the Empire brings them face-to-face with brutal Imperial forces, desperate Hutts, conniving sith Lords and the Emperor’s latest plaything, M-OC. Enjoy all 12 action-packed episodes of this season as Rowan grapples with how to protect his family and the fleet. Once again, it’s up to the youngest Freemaker to save the galaxy!
Eating will be fun with this set of Fred & Friends CHIMPSTICKS Hinged Chopsticks. Younger boys can learn to use chopsticks and it will be easier with them hinged together. The ends are curved to make grabbing food so much easier and they are made of easy-to-clean silicone.
This wildly fun and loud, Ring It! The Clap & Ring Game will have your kids laughing and you will love that this is a great family game for ages 5 and up. Race to ring the bell first when a winning combination is shown on the table! Each round, players add new actions to perform before ringing the bell, which leads to all sorts of silly sounds and gestures! With enough cards for up to nine players and each round lasting just a few minutes, this game is perfect for your next party or family game night! This small tin is great on-the-go and makes a perfect stocking stuffer.
Boys just love to get silly and they will love Knock-Knock Jokes for Kids and Super Incredible Knock-Knock Jokes for Kids. These highly-reviewed books would be great for a long car ride. You will love the price point on these fun books and they make great kids stocking stuffer ideas.
Younger boys will love these CAT Mini Machine 5-Pack. They are super durable and only 3 inches tall. Take them out of the packaging and stuff them in their stockings! Your younger boys will be thrilled to get these fun construction toys.
I love this high performance mini-sling shot and it’s perfect for tucking in their stocking. The Foam Strike Pocket Shot has ultra-soft ammo and shoots up to 40 feet. This fun set includes the sling shot and 3 balls.
I had so much fun with Madlibs as a kid and my middle son just laughs and laughs at these. He also loves that there are boy-themed ones that are perfect for him. I love how affordable Madlibs are and if you write in them with a pencil, you can erase and do them over and over again. What great kids stocking stuffer ideas!
My kids always bring home parachuting men from our school Fall Festival every year and they are tangled up within 5 minutes and end up in the trash. I love that they make a Tangle-Free Toy Parachute for kids. How fun would it be to watch your parachuting man fly over the balcony of your stairs or off the play structure at the park. I could see my boys playing with these for hours.
Your little bug catchers will love getting this Boon Water Bugs Floating Bath Toys with Net in their stocking this year. If you are a chemical-conscious parent, this toy is BPA-free, Phthalate-free and PVC-free. Also, the bugs don’t take water in, so your bugs won’t mold inside!
These adorable Finger Printing Art Set will keep your boys busy for hours creating greeting cards or small works of art. What a better way to encourage your boys to do art at home. This set comes with 10 colored pencils, 10 stamps, 3 ink pads, plus an idea sheet. This set stores neatly in it’s own tin. There are also other fingerprinting art sets like dinosaurs, bugs, safari and more.
I can’t think of a more useful stocking stuffer than these fun Paw Patrol Adhesive Bandages. You will love filling your medicine cabinet and your kids will love getting bandages with all of their favorite characters on them, plus bandages are very affordable. Besides Paw Patrol, bandages come in so many other fun characters.
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