Jump to content

Stocking Stuffer Ideas Needed Please

  • Please log in to reply
21 replies to this topic

#1 purpleblackqueen

Posted 16 December 2012 - 06:44 AM

I still have to finish my Christmas Shopping this week. So I am after stocking stuffer ideas for the kids-

For 11yr old Girl and 6yr old Boy.

I am actually hanging santa stockings off our mantel piece.

#2 Escapin

Posted 16 December 2012 - 06:53 AM

Toothbrush, new pens, stickers, chocolate money and an orange. Well that's what we always got original.gif

#3 Meagan

Posted 16 December 2012 - 06:54 AM

The reject shop! My kids got book lights for a recent trip to qld, $2.50 each big hit. Small findaword, activity, soduku books, pencils, hair ties, tennis balls, feathery pens, notebooks.

#4 Jjbeanz

Posted 16 December 2012 - 06:57 AM

My 12 yo girl would like nail polish, jewellery, makeup, iTunes card, movie tickets, swimmers, sunglasses, art packs, pencil case, stationary, chocolate, perfume, nice hair bands & any kind of voucher original.gif

#5 3hearts

Posted 16 December 2012 - 06:59 AM

My 6 year old boy is getting chocolates, a mini transformer, sunglasses and a rashie.  That's all I can remember. Might throw it a toothbrush too.
For an 11 year old I guess maybe make up or bath body items from The Body Shop.  Maybe some fun jewellery or new swimmers?

#6 mumto3princesses

Posted 16 December 2012 - 07:03 AM

I can't help with boy ideas. Don't do boys in our family LOL. Poor DH and FIL are the only boys.

But my girls like Smiggle stuff. They have erasable highlihters there that my girls think are good too. DD#1 likes Typo stuff as well. They all want nail polish from Gloss that changes colour with your mood. There is some nice things in gloss that don't cost much. Little handbags, earphones with a bit of bling on them, hairties etc.

#7 ~mimo~

Posted 16 December 2012 - 10:29 AM

glow sticks original.gif

how did the move go? happy.gif

#8 JustBeige

Posted 16 December 2012 - 10:44 AM

This year they are getting
Pillow pets
Beach towel
Bike helmet

previous years - general stationery and craft items.  I agree about the cheap shops.

#9 BronR

Posted 16 December 2012 - 10:57 AM

DS 7's stocking will have
A small nano blocks kit (a Santa actually)
A knights activity book (stickers, craft ideas)
A packet of coloured pencils
Plus the 2 things he has asked for which is a snorkel and mask and a DVD
and a rashie and speedos

but I guess you are after ideas for more filler type things than main presents

No big girls in our house but smuggle stuff, lip gloss, etc I guess.

#10 purpleblackqueen

Posted 16 December 2012 - 11:10 AM

Thanks for all the replies and ideas.

QUOTE (~mimo~ @ 16/12/2012, 11:29 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
glow sticks original.gif

how did the move go? happy.gif

Move went very smoothly. I spent yesterday cleaning the old house.

#11 muggins_00

Posted 16 December 2012 - 11:16 AM

My kids are all getting licensed jocks, sunglasses, some lollies and packs of sultanas in their stockings.

#12 3inthebed

Posted 16 December 2012 - 11:22 AM

No idea about 11 yr old girls sorry. 6 yr old boys:
DVD, matchbox car, spiderman undies, action figurine, board shorts, superhero stickers, drink bottle, pencil case, sunnies, and of course the obligatory chocolate money and other sweets.

#13 be_a_butterfly

Posted 16 December 2012 - 11:39 AM

My 11yr old is getting a cadbury chocolate stocking, one direction stuff such as a dvd, watch and postcard things, hairbrush, lip gloss, smiggles stuff.


Posted 16 December 2012 - 11:53 AM

My 11yo girl is getting in hers:

Smiggle stationery
An outfit
Beach Towel
Drink bottle
Shower pack
2 books
Licensed knickers
Silly putty
Coloured bubbles
Underwater camera
Pigsty desk tidy

Alot of that I would put in a SIX year old boy too - Undies, pj's, outfit, chocolates, toothbrush, toothpaste, torch, camera,books, rashie, boardies. Then whatever they are into.

Oh and I don't put rubbish from the $2 shop etc. I buy quality items that will last. nothing worse than items being done and dusted by Boxing day.

Edited by ~THE~MAGICIAN~, 16 December 2012 - 12:02 PM.

#15 mindy05

Posted 16 December 2012 - 01:59 PM

My two are 17 and 9 and I get lots of little things from Typo. I found some cute paperclips and magnets this year- Eiffel towers for DD, and something boyish for DS. Can't look right now as it would spoil the surprise. I also found post it pads in Spotlight in different boy and girl themes. I'll also give some nail polish to DD, and chocolates/sweets for both.

#16 julz78

Posted 16 December 2012 - 04:55 PM

Fart putty! my 6yr old loved this more than his expensive presents and has asked for it again  rolleyes.gif

#17 barrington

Posted 16 December 2012 - 05:01 PM

Kids are 8, 6 and 4.

They are getting in their stockings:
chocolate coins
bionic putty
name stickers for school

#18 Overtherainbow

Posted 16 December 2012 - 05:41 PM

Chocolate, clothing, socks and underwear.

#19 Julie3Girls

Posted 16 December 2012 - 06:07 PM

My girls are 11, 9 and 6, and are all getting similar stuff.'

- hair bands
- toothbrush/toothpaste
- pretty undies
- gomu erasers (found some "surprise" packs for 40c each)
- colouring books (barbie one for the 6yr old, a more detailed, non-licenced one for the older girls)
- chocolate money, random candy canes, other lollies, like a cadbury "wish" chocolate
- rash shirt
- lip smackers
- books
- dvd
- little stationary packs (found some cheap ones with notepad, fancy pen and erasers from kmart)
- keyrings with their names
- bath stuff,
- nail polish

Other smaller gifts that my girls are giving each but would be ok as stocking fillers - for the 11 yr old, geleez, books, nailpolish, jigsaw puzzles.

#20 LynnyP

Posted 16 December 2012 - 06:24 PM

Some pretty big stockings out there!

My daughter is getting Lindt chocolate christmas bear, a small Lego Friends pack, a Famous Five book and a card game of PicEureka (or whatever that is called!).

#21 Fr0g

Posted 16 December 2012 - 06:29 PM

My 7 & 11 year olds are getting:

Putty/ slime stuff
Lindt choc bag
Those spinning helicopter things that spin to the ceiling
Super balls
Battery operated mini games (I got Operation and Battleships)
Some stone fruit.

#22 ~cake~

Posted 16 December 2012 - 06:43 PM

My kids are much younger but this is what they are getting:
Chocolate coins
Jelly bean filled giant candy cane
Beach towel
New pair of shorts
Kiddy chopsticks (they are both sushi obsessed)
Board game (not sure if this will go under the tree or in sack)
A shiny red apple
And I'm sure there's something else lurking too but can't remember right now...

Our Santa sacks are pillow cases so fit loads in them - hence the balloon!

1 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users


Kourtney Kardashian goes nude for art

We've all done some pretty radical things after a big break-up, but Kourtney Kardashian has gone one better.

Video shows babies 'singing' to music in the womb

A new study has shown that babies may actually be able to hear from as early as 16 weeks – 10 weeks earlier than was commonly thought.

Prevent pelvic pain with pre-pregnancy exercise: study

Women who want to stave off aches and pains in pregnancy should exercise regularly before they conceive, experts say.

Dad's hilarious blog about life with twins

A stand-up comedian in the UK has plenty of new material since becoming a dad to twin boys.

Dinosaur products for babies and toddlers

Dinosaurs are one of those classic childhood crazes. We've put together a host of products for dinosaur-mad parents, babies and toddlers.

Restaurant manager sticks up for noisy baby

A mum was left upset by a note from neighbouring diners saying her screaming baby had ruined their dinner.

His name is Cayden: Mum and social media hit back after racist Facebook attack

When a man posted a selfie with a co-worker's son to Facebook, it became a magnet for racist comments.

Join the Real Mums Test Drive Team

Five new mums will join the Essential Baby Test Drive Team and discover great new baby toys from Fisher-Price & write a review to be published on Essential Baby.

The Chinese tradition for new mums that can now cost $37,000 a month

Opulent rest time is becoming the gold standard in postpartum recovery, inspired by a Chinese confinement custom known as "sitting the month".

How the media can shape our decisions when it comes to labour

We all like to think that we make our choices in fair, reasoned and well-thought out ways. Not many of us would admit that we allowed the media to influence us in our life choices.

Mum told to express in pet relief area at airport

A woman who flew from Boston to Washington says staff with United Airlines at Washington's Dulles Airport suggested she pump her breast milk in the pet-relief area.

Heartbreak as mum dies and her baby chokes to death

An Australian woman living in the US collapsed and died while feeding her baby, who then choked to death on his food. 

The hidden mental health illness of anxiety

Anxiety took over Robyn Read's life to such an extent she could not even buy the groceries and felt suicidal.

Two children fall from second storey window

Two young boys have been rushed to hospital after falling out a second-storey window of a home in Eastwood.

Mum gives birth to India's heaviest baby

An Indian woman has given birth to a baby boy weighing a whopping 5.97kg, setting a new record for the country's heaviest baby.

Grandma surprised with brand new granddaughter

Finding out you’re going to be a grandmother can be a very emotional moment. Finding out that you’re a grandmother and the baby is already here is just out of this world.

Saltwater Sandals for babies and toddlers

Many mamas are wearing Saltwater Sandals - why not buy them for your babies and toddlers too?

How to spring clean your body and mind

Whether you're pregnant, already a mum, or are just trying to be a bit more healthy, there are ways to use the rejuvenating season to give yourself a boost.


What's hot on EB

Stella McCartney honours mum with lacy bra

Fashion designer Stella McCartney has honoured her late mum, Linda McCartney, by designing a special bra for post-mastectomy patients.

Don't panic: A granddad midwife's guide for dads-to-be

Mark Harris has helped deliver 500 babies. And he's now telling fathers what to expect.

How to be a calm parent when you're feeling anything but

Being a calm parent takes a lot of work, sometimes more than is obvious to those around us.

The joy and isolation of being a stay-at-home dad

It's cool, kind of like a second childhood. I love him to bits and think, on average, I'm an okay dad. But I also want to talk about the other stuff.

How baby Teddy's short life is helping save thousands of lives

He may have only lived for 100 minutes, but that didn't stop baby Teddy from saving the lives of others.

A heartbreaking trail of missed chances in death of baby forgotten in car

A haunting reminder to stay mindful about babies in cars, especially as we approach summer.

What to do if your baby has tongue-tie

Tongue-tie can cause feeding problems. However once it is diagnosed, the condition can be easily treated.

How to move house without losing your mind

Some people move frequently, while others like to stay put. But everyone finds it stressful.

'She had nowhere to go': how new mum's life began to unravel

The birth of her first child should have been happiest of times for Campsie mother Phuong Cao, but friends say it marked the beginning of when her life began to unravel. 

Women giving birth to a son keep some of his Y chromosomes

It was an experiment doomed to failure - they were looking for male cells in female bodies. And their search was stunningly successful.

Photos: How babies fit in the womb

A gorgeous photo series shows babies in the first hours after their birth - as they were positioned in the womb.

Baby tries to persuade stubborn bulldog to walk, fails

We don't know what he's saying, but this baby has a very clear message for his bulldog pal: let's walk - NOW.

The best toddler gift ever? Nine gender-neutral play kitchen picks

Without a doubt, one of the best gifts for a toddler turning two or three is a play kitchen.

9 easy steps to improve your baby photography

With a few simple tips you can take your images from random happy snaps to lovely clean images that create beautiful lasting memories.



Can't decide?

Check out the Essential Baby Names section for some inspiration

Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.