Funky Stocking Filler Ideas For Tweens

christmas stocking ideas for tweens

Are you stuck for stocking filler inspiration for your tween? Thinking of little bits to fill a Christmas stocking can sometimes be difficult, so I enlisted some help from my own tween. Here are Funky Stocking Filler Ideas for Tweens that they really, really want!

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Hopefully your tween still believes in Santa so a well-stuffed stocking is part of the excitement of Christmas Day morning. Here are some suggestions to inspire you for your stuffing efforts!

Funky Stocking Filler Ideas For Tweens

#1. Colouring Books

Colouring books continue to be popular for all ages. There are plenty on offer in bookstores and online – my tween recommends the Harry Potter, and The Clever Kids’ Colouring books from The Book Depository.

#2. Stationery and Pens

Stocking Filler Ideas

My tween LOVES stationery. Anything from notepads to Fineline markers. Gel Pens or Scentos are high on the list too. Available online and in-store from school suppliers and local stationery shops.

#3. Vouchers

For their favourite shop or online retailer or phone credit, or an iTunes voucher (which you can never have enough off apparently!).

#4. A Joke Toy

Make them giggle with a joke toy like a whoopee cushion or plastic spider.

#5. A Deck of Cards

And tuck in some instructions for games and/or magic tricks.

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#6. A Puzzle Toy

rubiks cube

Something like a mini Rubix Cube, Juggling balls, Sudoku cube or travel version of games like Connect 4, Solitaire, or Battleship.

#7. Mini Figure

One from their favourite game or tv series.

#8. Retro Sweets

My tween loves popping candy or fizzy sticks.

#9. A Novelty Key-Ring

One to hang on their school bag or coat.

#10. Smellies

Bath or shower goodies e.g. shower gel or bath bombs.

#11. Earphones

For on the go. I am not sure how they get through so many pairs a year!

#12. A Book

The latest by their favourite author.

#13. A Money Box

Something to pop coins in and encourage saving up for their holidays or next big wish.

#14. A Mini Jigsaw Puzzle

mini jigsaw puzzles

My tween loves cats and would be delighted with this set of 12 Mini Jigsaw Puzzles of Kittens.

#15. Tickets For An Experience

Tickets for something like ice-skating, cinema, bowling or a voucher for their favourite café, (so they can go with a friend and you can sit at another table or leave them entirely)!

#16. Novelty Socks

Christmas socks or else some fluffy or slipper socks for around the house.

#17. A Notebook or Journal

unicorn journal

Perfect for doodles and thoughts. Unicorns are still popular, and this is a nice journal available on

#18. A Pass

A late bedtime or chore pass so they can stay up a bit later or pass on their chores when they present their pass to you. We have some free printable Bedtime Passes.

#19. A Promises Cheque Book

Make a little book up with promises for things like a trip to the cinema, trip to café, lift to school, afternoon shopping, ice-skating trip, bowling trip etc.

#20. Hot Chocolate

Tuck in a sachet of hot chocolate or a hot chocolate stirrer and some marshmallows to make. My tween loves the Butlers Hot Chocolate.

#21. Christmas Ornament or Decoration

Something they can hang on the tree and then enjoy in years to come.

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Over to you! Do you have any other funky stocking filler ideas for Tweens? Please let us know in the comments box below.

Funky Stocking Filler Ideas for Tweens

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