25 stocking stuffer ideas for Christmas

Published: December 4, 2020

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It’s time to hang those over-sized stockings from the chimney with care.  But what to fill them with? Stockings are all about small, fun gifts. If you’re struggling with ideas, don’t worry, we have you covered. Check out these 25 essential stocking stuffers all for under $30.


1. Reusable Silicone Baking Cups

This 12-pack of reusable silicone baking cups is ideal for the baker in your life. Freezer, microwave, oven, and dishwasher safe, these baking cups are a great way to kick off the holidays with some Christmas cupcakes.

2. Digital Kitchen and Food Scale

This easy-to-use kitchen scale weighs everything for your biggest to smallest cooking projects. With five different units of measurement, it ensures recipes stay precise.

3. Reusable Silicone Food Bag

It’s time to do away with single-use plastic bags. This reusable food bag has an airtight seal and is freezer, microwave, and dishwasher safe. A great gift for the environmentalist in your life.

4. Santa Face Mug

Santa Face Mug
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Give someone special a little extra face time with Santa this holiday season by gifting them this Santa face mug. It’s the perfect size for a generous cup of hot chocolate. Buy at Indigo.

5. Fruits and Vegetables Peeler

Mashed potatoes are a holiday tradition. The cook in your life will be able to glide through the toughest potato skins with this peeler.


6. Monopoly Deal Card Game

Monopoly is a classic, but not everyone has the time to commit to a three-hour game. Monopoly deal, on the other hand, takes the fun of the board game and boils it down to a fifteen-minute card game.

7. Sorry!

Who can get all their pieces around the board fastest? Sorry! is a great game for the entire family. But watch out for any sore losers, it can make Christmas dinner a little awkward.

8. Codenames

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See how your communication skills hold up as teams try to guess which cards belong to them. But watch out for the assassin. Buy at Indigo.

9. Scattergories

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Test how much your loved ones know. Scattergories is a fast-paced thinking game where players have to write down as many answers as they can for a specific category. Buy at Indigo.

10. UNO Card Game

UNO is a cottage classic. Play all of your cards before your opponents to win. Just don’t forget to yell UNO!

Holiday Decor

11. Stocking Holder

You can’t have stocking stuffers without a stocking and you can’t have a stocking without a stocking holder. This silver snowflake mantle clip helps give stockings that extra holiday spirit.

12. Twinkle Star Lights

These outdoor LED lights are meant to replicate a meteor shower, giving any home a touch of cosmic magic.

13. Musical Snowglobe

Musical Snowglobe
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Kick up the holiday mood with this musical snowglobe. Give it a shake to see the snow swirl, and then twist the bottom to hear a music box rendition of “Carol of the Bells.” Buy at Indigo.

14. Holiday Fleece Blanket

Give the gift of a cozy Christmas with this holiday-inspired fleece blanket. It’s 100 per cent hypoallergenic and machine washable.

15. World’s Best Boss Christmas Ornament

Do you have any fans of The Office on your stocking stuffer list? This novelty Christmas ornament will make them feel like they’re spending the holidays at Dunder Mifflin.


16. The Snowy Day

The Snowy Day
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This award-winning picture book captures the wonder of the season’s first snowfall. Share that wonder with the kids in your life. Buy at Indigo.

17. The Complete Home Bartender’s Guide

While we may not be doing much hosting this holiday season, there’s no reason we can’t indulge with a well-made drink.

18. The Big Book of Birds

Introduce your kids to birds from around the world with this colourful guide.

19. Planet Canada: How our Expats are Shaping the Future

For the patriotic Canadian, this book contends that our country’s greatest untapped resource is the three million Canadians who don’t live here.

20. Home Body

Home Body
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Rupi Kaur has quickly become one of Canada’s most notable poets. For lovers of the written word, her third poetry collection, Home Body, is a great gift. Buy at Indigo.

Outdoor Gear

21. Emergency Sleeping Bag

Lightweight and compact, this sleeping bag is only 4.8 ounces, making it a great gift for anyone who enjoys camping.

22. Dog Harness and Backpack

Even dogs deserve a stocking stuffer. Does your pooch enjoy long hikes but tend to get tired out? This two-in-one pack acts like a dog harness and backpack.

23. Multifunctional Pocket Tool

This survival tool will make sure your loved ones are never unprepared in the outdoors. Includes a can opener, compass, cutter, firestarter, fishing tool, paracord, whistle, and window breaker.

24. Balaclava Winter Mask

Make sure your loved ones stay warm this winter with a balaclava mask. Whether they’re skiing, running, or just building a snow fort, this mask is sure to keep them toasty.

25. Outdoor Gear Mess Kit

Cooking in the outdoors can tend to get a bit messy, but, ironically, this mess kit keeps your food organized and intact. It’s great to bring on camping trips.

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