Need ideas on stocking stuffers for toddlers? Here are 25 fun stocking stuffer ideas that won’t break the bank!

stocking hung up

Going through my stocking as a kid was always one of my favorite parts about Christmas morning.

I know some people (and parents) think of the stocking as an afterthought, but it is still one of my favorite ways to give and receive gifts during the holidays.

Here are 25 ideas for stocking stuffers for toddlers and preschoolers that they’ll actually use! These stocking stuffers are inexpensive, fun, and will last long past Christmas morning.

Most of these stocking stuffers are good for ages 1 through 4 years old. If you’re looking for ideas for younger kids, check out our baby stocking stuffers post!

Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Toddlers

The Honest Company Foaming Bubble Bath | Gentle for Baby | Naturally Derived, Tear-free, Hypoallergenic | Lavender Calm, 12 fl oz

Bubble Bath

When your toddler is having a bad day, throw them in the bath! There’s something about water that’s calming and gives us the reset we often need. Bubble bath is perfect for those long days when you feel like the clock is standing still. This is a great stocking stuffers for toddlers, because it takes up a lot of space in the stocking.

Welly Bandages | Adhesive Flexible Fabric Bravery Badges | Assorted Shapes for Minor Cuts, Scrapes, and Wounds | Colorful and Fun First Aid Tin | Unicorn Patterns - 48 Count

Band Aids

Toddlers and preschoolers are obsessed with Band Aids, but only if they have fun characters or colors on them. Stock up on Band Aids as a stocking stuffer and just accept that these won’t only be used for ouchies.

Melissa & Doug Disney Minnie Mouse Mix and Match Dress-Up Wooden Play Set (18 pcs) - Minnie Mouse Toys For Disney Fans, Fashion Puzzle Travel Toys For Kids Ages 3+

Magnet Dolls

These magnet dolls allow your toddler to mix and match outfits and get lost in their own imaginary play. They’re also great to take to a restaurant or on road trips.

Love Every Kit

These kits are so much fun! They are play based and tailored to the developmental stage your baby is in. Order your first kit to include in your toddler’s stocking and get a new kit every three months when you keep the subscription active.

Fidget-POP-Toys-Llama Silicone Bubble Sensory, Alpaca Stress Anxiety Restless Reliever Decompression Squeeze Toy for Stressed, Fidgety and Autism, ASD, Autistic, ADHD Fidget 2 Pack for Girls

Fidget Pop Toys

These fidget pop toys are the latest rage. Toddlers and preschoolers can play with these at home, in the car, at a restaurant, or anywhere else! I have to admit even adults can get lost popping all the little bubbles in these.

LEGO DUPLO My First Number Train Toy with Bricks for Learning Numbers, Preschool Educational Toys for 1.5-3 Year Old Toddlers, Girls & Boys, Early Development Activity Set, 10954

Lego Duplo

LEGO Duplo are the perfect open-ended toy for babies 18 months and up. They last forever and can grow with your child. These area a great quiet time toy as well!

Kangaroo's Do You Want to Build a Snowman, (3-Pack)

Snowman Kit

Do you want to build a snowman? This fun kit is a perfect winter craft on those snowy or rainy days. Let little hands get lost in sensory play as they bring their own snowman to life!

SAVITA 3D Stickers for Kids & Toddlers 500+ Puffy Stickers Variety Pack for Scrapbooking Bullet Journal Including Animal, Numbers, Fruits, Fish, Dinosaurs, Cars and More…

Puffy Stickers

Toddlers and preschoolers love stickers. We can’t get enough of them in my house. The great thing about these puffy stickers is that toddlers are able to pull them off on their own and they easily come off of walls and other surfaces without leaving a sticky residue. A great stocking stuffers for toddlers!

Melissa & Doug Decorate-Your-Own Wooden Craft Kits Set - Race Car and Monster Truck

Wooden Paint Kit

Your child will love bringing this craft project to life as they paint their vehicle however they choose and get to add wheels and other details. This is an art project and toy all in one!

Nature Friends Lift-a-Flap Boxed Set 4-Pack: Little Red Barn, Little Blue Boat, Little Green Frog, and Little Yellow Bee (Chunky Lift a Flap)

Lift the Flap Books

These lift the flap books are perfect for toddlers as part of a bedtime routine or connection activity. They’re perfect for tiny hands and a great stocking stuffer for toddlers.

Crayola Crayons 24 Count - 2 Packs (52-3024)


Art supplies are a great way to encourage quiet time in your home. Crayons are cheap stocking fillers for toddlers, because little hands are learning to hold them, and you don’t have to worry about the mess that comes with markers.

Fajiabao Construction Toy Cars for 3 4 5 Year Old Boys Toddler Toy Mini Pull Back Vehicles Small Truck Excavator Sand Toys Toddler Party Favors Kids Birthday Gift Classroom Prize(Color Random)

Construction Cars

These pull back cars are fun for the whole family! Race them against one another or get lost in imaginary play with these cars. Perfect for little hands for open ended play.

Play-Doh Modeling Compound 10-Pack Case of Colors, Non-Toxic, Assorted, 2 oz. Cans, Multicolor, Ages 2 and Up (Amazon Exclusive)

Play Doh

I know some parents loathe Pay Doh, but I don’t mind it. It’s one of the cheaper stocking stuffers on this list. You can buy one can or 10 and keep it for years. You can also make your own Play Doh if you want to go that route too!

little girl wearing hairbow

Hair Bows

I personally love sticking things in my preschooler’s stocking that I would need to buy anyway! It seems like you can never have enough hair bows, because we are constantly losing them. Add a few of their favorite colors for a fun stocking stuffer.

Piokio Colored Washi Tape 10 Roll Multi Pack - 164 Feet x 15mm Wide Set Rainbow Solid Color Tape for Egg Decorating, DIY School Supplies

Washi Tape

Washi tape is the perfect craft activity for little hands! Get rolls in fun colors or patterns and watch your toddler get to work. The craft tape sticks to surfaces so they can decorate away, but easily peels off so you aren’t left with sticky messes all over the house.

Kids Toothbrush 4 Pack - Soft Bristles with Suction Cup - Toothbrush Kids, Child Sized Brush Heads (3-10 Year Old) Kid Toothbrush with Easy Storage - Toddler, Girl & Boy Set (4-Pack, Multi-Color)

Kids Toothbrush

Stick something useful in your toddler’s stocking that is new too! Getting a new toothbrush once in a while can make teeth brushing a novelty and help with that nightly toothbrushing bedtime battle!

BOLZRA Safari Animals Figures Toys, Realistic Jumbo Wild Zoo Animals Figurines Plastic African Jungle Animals Playset for Kids Toddlers, 14 Piece Gift Set

Animal Figurines

Stick these animal figurines in your toddler’s stocking and let them come up with imaginative play! They may play zoo, animal family, line the animals up, sort them—the possibilities are endless!

Honeysticks Bath Color Tablets for Kids - Non Toxic Bathtub Drops Made with Natural Ingredients and Food Grade Color - Fragrance Free - Fizzy, Brightly Colored Bathtime Fun, Great Gift - 36 Drops

Bath Color Tablets

We always included these as a toddler stocking stuffer. Spice up a mundane afternoon with a color bath! These non-toxic drops add a colorful splash to your toddler or preschooler’s bath, without irritating skin.

JOYIN 14.6’’ Big Bubble Wands for Kids, 1 Dozen Bubble Wand Bulk with Bubbles Refill Solution for Summer Toy Party Favor, Outdoors Activity, Easter Basket Stuffers, Birthday Gift


Bubbles are one of the easiest and least expensive ways to have an afternoon of fun. These bubble wands are a fun addition a toddler’s stocking and will give you plenty of future fun!

Play Doh and personalized rolling pin

Play Doh rolling pin

Here’s a stocking idea for a 4 year-old, or a child who’s old enough to recognize their name! These custom name rolling pins from Corner Craft Shop make it so fun for your child to imprint their name on Play Doh.

Melissa & Doug On the Go Water Wow! Reusable Water-Reveal Activity Pads, 2-pk, Vehicles, Animals - FSC Certified

Water Wow

These books are great stocking stuffers for 2 year old! We loved these books when my daughter was younger. Mess-free coloring with a “marker” big enough for small hands. You can reuse the book multiple times and it’s small size makes it perfect to bring on-the-go.

TINYMILLS 12 Pcs Penguin Stamp Kit for Kids Self Inking Stamps Gift Winter Party Favor Bag Stuffer Teacher Stamps


This little winter stamp kit is perfect for some rainy day fun! No ink pads to keep track of. It’s a stamp and mini ink pad all-in-one and is a perfect stocking stuffer idea!

Little People Community Helpers Figure Pack

Little People Figurines

I love toys that have a long shelf life and these Little People Figurines do! My baby has played with these since she was 18 months old, and still plays with them at 4.5 years old. The Little People line has a ton of other characters if you want to grab even more!

Munchkin® Little Boat Train Baby and Toddler Bath Toy, 6 Piece Set

Bath Boat

This is one of our favorite bath toys because it doesn’t get moldy. It’s fun for toddlers to scoop water in, pour it out, stack the boats, and whatever else they can imagine while splashing in the tub! It makes for a great stocking stuffer for toddlers!

JOYIN 12 Pack Bath Bombs for Kids with Dinosaur Toys, Bubble Bath Bombs with Surprise Toy Inside, Natural Essential Oil SPA Bath Fizzies Set, Christmas Party Favors

Bath Bomb with Surprise

Can you tell we love bath time in my house? These bath bombs make bath time fun on their own, but then when it’s dissolved in water, there’s a fun toy surprise inside! The toy is quite small, so keep this idea as a stocking stuffer for 3 year old and up.

Enjoy shopping for these stocking stuffers for toddlers and Merry Christmas!

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