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
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.
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.
#6. A Puzzle Toy
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.
Bath or shower goodies e.g. shower gel or bath bombs.
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
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
Perfect for doodles and thoughts. Unicorns are still popular, and this is a nice journal available on Amazon.co.uk.
#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.