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100+ Stocking Stuffers Under $5 for Kids

I love buying Christmas presents of all sizes, including stocking stuffers. I think of small, lower-priced items when I think of stocking stuffers under $5. Things that you can get from a dollar store, things that are add-ons when shopping through Amazon or Walmart. These are the little things that don’t add much cost, they won’t affect your budget too much.

100+ Stocking Stuffers for kids under $5

100+ Stocking Stuffers for Kids Under $5

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  1. Bubble Bath
  2. Toothpaste
  3. Toothbrush
  4. Hair brush
  5. Shampoo
  6. Body wash
  7. Bath toys
  8. Loofah
  9. Bath crayons
  10. Character band-aids
  11. Lip balm
  12. Decorative soap – soaps with items in the center
  13. Floss/floss sticks
  14. Wallet
  15. Jewelry case
  16. Toothbrush holder
  17. Toothbrush caps
  18. Toothpaste caps
  19. Night light
  20. Nail polish
  21. Nail polish remover
  22. Lotion
  23. Kleenex
  24. Character washcloth


  1. Socks
  2. Undies
  3. Hair accessories
  4. Hat – you can find some really cute, warm winter hats without spending more than $5.
  5. Mittens
  6. Scarf
  7. Jewelry
  8. Slap bracelets – these Christmas ones are so cute!
  9. Watch
  10. Sunglasses
  11. Belt


  1. Coloring books – you might have to roll them up, but they fit!
  2. Activity books – doodle books whether they are blank or a fairy doddle book
  3. Small books – either cardboard books or books for older children
  4. Temporary tattoos
  5. Stickers
  6. Playdough
  7. Playdough toys
  8. A slinky – my kids love these and get so much fun out of them.
  9. Mini Lego sets
  10. Small action figures
  11. Hot Wheels
  12. Playing cards
  13. Card games – like Go Fish, Old Maid, etc
  14. Playing Cards Holder (for small hands)
  15. Travel games
  16. Craft sets
  17. Molding clay
  18. Mini figurines
  19. Yo-yo
  20. Little mind games – tiny mazes
  21. Small stuffed animals
  22. Word search/crossword books
  23. Puzzles
  24. Bouncy Balls
  25. Marbles
  26. Noise Makers
  27. Brain Quest sets
  28. Projector flashlights
  29. Nerf gun
  30. Fun design scissors
  31. Scented markers


  1. Snacks – mini M&Ms, Smarties, etc.
  2. Gum
  3. Got Milk Straws
  4. A new hot chocolate mug
  5. Mini box of cereal or oatmeal – perfect for Christmas morning
  6. Lollipops
  7. Water bottle
  8. Hot chocolate mix
  9. Life Saver Book
  10. Candy Canes
  11. Silly Straws
  12. Pop
  13. Granola bars
  14. Jelly Beans
  15. Character silver wear – my girls loved there princess and Minnie Mouse ones, and we still have them
  16. Popcorn

 Other Items

  1. Ear buds
  2. Book light
  3. Computer mouse – you can find them small and perfect for small hands
  4. A movie
  5. Glow Sticks – this New Year’s party pack is great!
  6. A flashlight
  8. Key chain
  9. Magnets
  10. Disposable camera
  11. $5 gift card to a dollar store, book store, fast food restaurant, etc.
  12. Money – fold it in a fun way, like a tree
  13. Piggy bank
  14. A CD
  15. Wall Art – posters or wall stickers
  16. Stencils for art


  1. Hand warmers
  2. Snow globe
  3. Christmas ornament
  4. Batteries – for the many toys that they will get for Christmas that need batteries, and to replace those that die.

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