Get ready to stuff those stockings with super awesome gifts! Our stocking stuffer gift guide is full of great ideas for the whole family. The best part? Nothing is over $15! Some of the gifts we’ve picked out would work great for office gift swaps too.
Part of Usborne’s touchy-feely book, That’s not my snowman is a goofy story complete with various sensory features on each page. From fuzzy mittens to bumpy buttons, your little one will be delighted with this cute story and bright, colourful illustrations. Great for toddlers. $12.95 from Chapters.
These little bags from Canadian company, Fluf, are the perfect thing to throw a snack in for school, daycare, or a trip to the playground. Kiddos will love the fun illustrations and you’ll love not having to throw away another plastic baggy. $9.50 from Fluf.
We love a good puzzle and the two-sided puzzles from Crocodile Creek are perfect for kids aged 4+. They are small enough to travel too, so they make for a great take along to grandma’s house! $4.99 from Well.ca.
Fuel your kiddo’s creativity with a LEGO creativity box. These boxes of 66 pieces come with vary shades of the same colour, plus specialty pieces like windows, wheels, and eyes. Kids can come up with their own creations or use the included guide. Comes in green, blue, orange, and red kits. Ages 4-99. $7.98 from Well.ca.
Plus-Plus bricks are one shape with endless possibilities! These tubes are a great introduction to the Denmark-made toy. Follow the instructions to build your own 3D mermaid, or use the bricks to build anything they can think of! Ages 4+ $9.98 from Well.ca.
These crayons are perfect for little hands. The ergonomic triangular shape makes for easy holding, and the dotted grip texture means they won’t slip! But our favourite feature? The crayons are erasable! Just in case your kiddo likes to make their artwork on walls rather than paper. For ages 5+. $3.99 from Mastermind Toys.
Learn all about pressure and buoyancy with this fun diving octopus! All you need is an empty water bottle and some water. Will the octopus sink to the bottle or rise to the top when you give the bottle a squeeze? Ages 5+ $5.99 from Mastermind Toys.
This super cool invisible ink pen allows your little spy to write secret messages, only to be revealed by a UV black light hidden in the cap. Get two so your kiddos can write messages to each other! For ages 6+. $4.95 from Chapters.
Magic sequins are the latest craze — they may look like your average silver sequins, but watch them change to a rainbow with just the swipe of your hand! This pouch makes a stylish addition to any backpack. Ages 6+. $9.95 from Chapters.
Test your knowledge to find out — which province has the largest snake dens in the world (please don’t be B.C.!), where in Canada you’ll find a UFO landing pad, and how many languages Canadian Geese speak. This quirky compendium of awesome Canadian trivia is the perfect stocking stuffer for kids 8+. $5.99 from Mastermind Toys.
Roar! These miniature dino puzzles are great fun to build and an awesome conversation piece to display. Great for kids 8+ and parents too! $6.00 from Kikkerland.
It’s awful when your electronic devices run out of batteries, especially when you are on the go. This portable power bank allows you to plug in and gives you up to 14 more hours of talk time! This is a great stocking stuffer for moms, dads, and kids with USB-powered electronic devices! $9.98 from Chapters.
Equipped with eight precision bits, this little screwdriver is a great addition to anyone’s stocking! Great for opening battery covers, mending eyeglasses, or tightening screws on just about anything. $9.50 from Chapters.
This super functional little bag from Mountain Equipment Co-op is the perfect stocking stuffer for anyone on your gifting list that loves to camp, hike, or travel. It’s great for keeping electronics and cables dry and organized. Or stuff it with snacks or an extra pair of socks. $13 from MEC.
Lightly tinted and rose-scented, this tin of Rosebud Salve is perfect to soothe dry lips and chapped skin. It’s a cult-favourite for a reason! $7.50 from Sephora.
LUSH bubble bars and bath bombs are some of our favourite gifts to give and receive! Sweet smells, luscious bubbles, and fun shapes make these the perfect stocking stuffer. We particularly love The Snowman and My Two Front Teeth bubble bars, and Thundersnow Bath Bomb. $6.95 – $7.95 from LUSH.
We hope this guide helps get your stockings stuffed!
Check out the rest of our holiday gift ideas:
- gifts for kids 0 – 4
- gifts for kids 5+
- gifts for dads
- gifts for moms
- matching holiday family pajamas
- gifts that give back
By: Michelle Hughes