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10 Best Christmas Stocking Stuffers for Toddlers (2021)

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My family takes part in a Christmas tradition that many other families also enjoy. Christmas stockings. The first present that we open on Christmas day is our stockings. I think that stockings are a great way to kick off the day’s festivities.

On Christmas morning we all gather in a circle and open our individual stockings together. Christmas stockings are kind of like the appetizer to the main course! 

Now that I have my own daughter, who will be almost two this Christmas, my mind has turned to toddler-friendly stocking stuffers. It’s not always easy finding age appropriate stocking stuffers that are still fun! So I hope this list of toddler friendly Christmas stocking stuffers will help you as you search for the perfect toddler friendly stocking stuffers! 

If you are looking to gift a new mom something special this year head over here for my new mom gift guide (gifts she will ACTUALLY like)!

1. Fisher-Price Little People

This adorable set of Frozen themed Little People is sure to delight the toddler in your life. It features Elsa, Anna, Olaf, and Kristoff and would fit perfectly into your toddler’s stocking.

2. Melissa & Doug Water-Reveal Activity Pad

My daughter is obsessed with these activity pads! To tell you the truth I am obsessed too. I love that they are reusable. Simply let the pad dry and your little one can color the page again and again.

I also love that Melissa & Doug toys prioritize the three principles of healthy play:

  • Hands on Play
  • Screen-Free Time
  • Interaction and Connection through Play

3. Board Books

Okay if you have a toddler then you know that board books are a must have. Board books aren’t easily damaged and that matters when you have a toddler. Consider adding one of the books below to your toddler’s Christmas stocking this year! Our favorite books are:

4. Sticker Books

My daughter was around 18 months when she really started to enjoy playing with stickers. Stickers can be a great reward, especially for a toddler. We’ve used stickers as a distraction, a reward for getting in the carseat, and more.

I actually have these sticker books on order to put in my own daughter’s stocking!

I’m sure your toddler would also be so excited to open up his/her stocking and find all of these fun stickers to play with on Christmas morning!

Pro-tip: Keep one of the sticker books back and use as a reward system throughout the year!

5. Bath Crayons

These bath crayons are perfect for little hands and wash off easily with a damp cloth. If you are looking for a stocking stuffer that promotes creativity then this is it!

6. Bath Toy

To carry on the bathtub fun theme, a perfect stocking stuffer for you toddler is this adorable whale! When you squeeze the whale’s tail you can scoop up sea creature toys that are included.

7. Fun Toothbrush

I know a toothbrush might not sound exciting, but my toddler is obsessed with her toothbrush. I’m betting there are a few of you out there that also have toddler’s that love to brush their teeth. I like to get her fun character toothbrushes like the one from MAM.

8. Snacks

What toddler doesn’t love snacks? These are a few of my daughter’s favorites. The best thing about these snacks is that they also make great mommy snacks!

10 Best Toddler Christmas Stocking Stuffers

The True Meaning

While giving gifts is such a fun part of the Christmas season, it’s even more important that we do not forget the reason for the season. Christmas is the perfect time to re-read the story of the birth of Jesus. Christmas is also the perfect time to gather together as a family, regardless if there are presents around, and just enjoy each others presence.

I hope each of you take extra time this year to pause and enjoy the moment of life you are in. Life moves by so quickly. Cherish the holidays while they are here!

XX,

Katie

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Comments (16)

  • Michelle 5 months ago Reply

    There are some super cute things on this list. I love it

    Katie 5 months ago Reply

    Oh thank you!

  • Mimmie 5 months ago Reply

    Great list! Thank you for putting it together!

    Katie 5 months ago Reply

    You are so welcome! I hope it helps other busy moms.

  • Sarah 5 months ago Reply

    These are great ideas— I’ll have to keep them in mind for my 2 year old!

    Katie 5 months ago Reply

    I am so glad you like them! They are a hit with my almost two year old!

  • Shelby 5 months ago Reply

    Great list! Sticker books and toothbrushes are always in my twins’ stockings. 🙂

    Katie 5 months ago Reply

    I honestly thought people would think toothbrushes are weird but my toddler is obsessed with them!

  • Alicia 5 months ago Reply

    I loved this post. I’m also a parenting blogger. I wonder if we could collaborate in the future. I’m always looking for guest bloggers to help with content and link back to their site.

  • Katherine 5 months ago Reply

    Great list! I have a bunch for my little ones already, but I completely forgot about bath crayons! Will need to get those on the Xmas list! Thanks for sharing!

    Katie 5 months ago Reply

    Bath time is already so much fun in our house, I can’t wait to give my daughter some of these. Glad you are ahead of the game and have most of your Christmas shopping done. So smart!

  • Mimmie 5 months ago Reply

    Really great ideas! Thanks for putting it together!

    Katie 5 months ago Reply

    You are so welcome!

  • Matthew Hildreth 5 months ago Reply

    Some of these are great love the bath crayons, cannot mess with the hungry caterpillar great book. Great products thanks for the blog great info to share thanks matt

  • erin 5 months ago Reply

    Great ideas! My kids love those water wow books!

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