201 Stocking Filler Ideas by Santa’s Elves

Article by Holly Welch,




At www.SantasElves.co.uk, we have lots of experience in filling Christmas stockings and always coming up with new ideas for gifts. Here is our list of 201 different gifts for all the family and we hope that there is some inspiration!

  1. Modelling Clay
  2. Paint Box – either a small travel case for budding artists or a traditional tin cased set
  3. Set of Paint Brushes
  4. Tin of Colouring Pencils – there is nothing nicer than ‘special pencils’
  5. Stencil Kits – these can be spirograph or alphabet stencils
  6. 3D Puzzle Kits
  7. Animal or dinosaur models – these can be traditional plastic or stretchy models
  8. Colouring Book
  9. Puzzle Books
  10. Marbles
  11. Jigsaw Puzzle
  12. Wooden Blocks – these are great for toddlers and fill out a stocking beautifully
  13. Trains  – either a part of a train set or a model
  14. Model Cars
  15. Finger Puppets
  16. Bird Call Whistles
  17. Pavement Chalks
  18. Gliders www.partytoo.com has lots of them, planes, butterflies, dinosaurs and fairies
  19. Model Plane
  20. Ant farm or an insect viewing kit
  21. Crystal making kit which can be coloured with food dye
  22. Fossils for Dinosaur lovers
  23. Magnifying Glass
  24. Small box of different semi-precious stones
  25. Whoopee cushions
  26. Rocket balloons
  27. Rattle for Baby
  28. Board Books
  29. Baby Towel with hood
  30. Growth Chart for small children
  31. Silly Putty – also great for cleaning your keyboard
  32. Yo Yo – perfect for Dad to show you his tricks
  33. Boggle Game – a traditional game for all the family
  34. Stickers – all sorts available, hologram, scented, puffy stickers
  35. Glow in the Dark Stars
  36. Mikado
  37. Dominoes
  38. Skipping Rope
  39. Doll
  40. Doll Accessories
  41. Whistle
  42. Play Dough
  43. Bouncing Ball
  44. Juggling Balls
  45. Wooden Block  Game
  46. Soft Toy – Teddy bears are always great!
  47. Wooden Puppet
  48. Finger Monsters – everyone loves a finger monster!
  49. Origami Paper and Instructions
  50. Fountain Pen – great for all ages
  51. Selection of different coloured Inks – Diamine have brilliant samples
  52. Calligraphy Set
  53. Good Quality Notepad – for special notes
  54. Tape Measure – either for home or a small version to go into a bag
  55. Nail Polish
  56. Nail Files and Buffers
  57. Hand Cream – a little more expensive than her usual kind is a real treat
  58. Cuticle Cream – again, a little more expensive is a real luxury
  59. Scented Candles
  60. Candle Holder – how about a twinkly Christmas holder
  61. Night Lights
  62. Night Light Holder
  63. Glow in the dark night light for the little ones
  64. Candle Snuffer
  65. Perfume/ Perfume Samples –these can be found at the beauty counters
  66. Fake Eyelashes
  67. Flannel and Towel with their name on it
  68. Fancy Toothbrush – these can have multi-coloured bristles or decorated with a cartoon
  69. Special Edition Toiletries – these can match the perfumes for the grown ups or be cartoon special editions
  70. Lip Balms – get a range of different flavours and tints
  71. Bath Bombs (great to go in the toe of the stocking)
  72. Make Up Set
  73. Tooth Brush Protectors – especially for travellers
  74. iPhone Case
  75. Mini Speakers for iPod
  76. Earphone Cord Wrapper – so useful
  77. Novelty Earphones
  78. iTunes/Amazon Gift Card
  79. Buy them their own domain name
  80. Sewing Kit
  81. Funky Bath Sponge
  82. CD/DVDs
  83. USB Storage Stick
  84. Fold Up Able Bags – Great for travelling or for just going down to the shops
  85. Beads to make a bracelet
  86. Bangles
  87. Necklace
  88. Pendant
  89. Christmas Brooch – Pin this on the front of the stocking
  90. Charms to go on a bracelet – Pandora charms are very popular as well as the conventional silver charms
  91. Watch – Great for all ages
  92. Playing Cards – Regular cards for the grown ups or card games for the children
  93. Photo Frame
  94. Books – these can be funny facts books, quizzes or the classics
  95. Handbag Mirror
  96. Lipstick Case
  97. Jewellery Box – put a little something inside the box as an extra surprise
  98. Brush or Comb with their name painted on it
  99. Golf Tees – also can be personalised
  100. Whittling Kit
  101. Set of Erasable Pens
  102. Retro Gadgets such as Magnetic Sculptures
  103. Sudoku or Crossword Books
  104. Tools for Gardeners – trowels, mini forks
  105. Dibber
  106. Seed labels and other notions – twine, cane protectors
  107. Packets of Seeds – could even be seeds from your garden
  108. Bulbs – Tulips, Daffodils
  109. Screwdrivers
  110. Glasses Repair Kit
  111. Sunglasses Case – great for grown ups
  112. Spectacles Cloth – can clean glasses and your screen on the phone
  113. Make Up Bag – you can put lip balms and perfumes inside of here as a treat
  114. Personalised Stationery, pencils etc with a name or a message on them
  115. Pencil Case with their name on it.
  116. Mini Silk Purse – don’t forget to add a shiny penny for luck
  117. Christmas Hair Accessories
  118. Tube of Hair Elastics
  119. Hair Slides and Grips
  120. Nail Stickers
  121. Mug with a photo printed on it
  122. Bag with a photo printed onto it
  123. Concert tickets
  124. Guitar Picks – or you can get a pick maker
  125. Wallet
  126. Shaving items in case they are attempting to keep their mo from Movember
  127. Key Chains and Key Fobs
  128. Craft kit – knitting, crochet, cross stitch
  129. Crochet Hook Set
  130. Knitting Needle Set
  131. Notions for Knitting – cable needles, small stitch markers
  132. Fabric scissors
  133. Set of different sized sewing needles
  134. Pin cushion with pretty topped pins
  135. Rubber Stamps – get a personalised ‘…Made This’ Rubber Stamp
  136. A Block of Scrapbooking Paper
  137. Scrapbooking Accessories and Notions
  138. Marker pens like ProMarkers or Copic
  139. Pretty Ribbons and Buttons
  140. Sequins
  141. Storage boxes for small items
  142. A long ruler with a metal side for cutting with a craft knife
  143. Fishing hooks
  144. Fishing Lure
  145. Pen Knife
  146. Whistling Key Ring
  147. Aftershave
  148. Gadgets for Cooks
  149. Sprinkles Topping for Cupcakes
  150. Cupcake Cases
  151. Piping Bag and Different Nozzle
  152. Kitchen Timer
  153. Wine Bottle Stopper
  154. A set of unusual spices for cooks
  155. Cookery Books
  156. Measuring Cups
  157. Measuring Spoons
  158. Silicon Bake Wear
  159. Gadget to make tins and jars easier open (great for senior citizens)
  160. Sugru
  161. Cartoon Plasters
  162. Pack of Tissues with characters on them
  163. Handkerchiefs for Grandma
  164. Christmassy Pj’s!
  165. Hat
  166. Gloves – either fingerless or with fingers
  167. Socks – Christmas ones of course!!
  168. Scarf – can either be a silky one of a woollen scarf
  169. Hand warmers for people who watch sports outside
  170. Make up a student emergency pack with pot noodles and cuppa soups
  171. Create a brownie or cookie mix in a jar (check out Pintrest for ideas)
  172. Selection of flavoured teas
  173. Tea Ball
  174. Selection of different toffees
  175. Sugar stirrers for coffee
  176. Giant chocolate bar or luxury chocolates
  177. Selection of toffees
  178. Unusual sweets
  179. Gross sweets for boys containing insects
  180. Small tin containing mints
  181. Mini torch to go in a bag
  182. Head torch (a favourite in our house)
  183. Tube of sweets or savoury snacks – Twiglets or Cheddars
  184. Kindle or iPad cover/case and other gadgets
  185. Magic Trick to perform after lunch
  186. Christmas decoration with the year on it
  187. Calendar for 2013
  188. Diary
  189. Book Mark
  190. Book Plates
  191. Selection of birthday cards to be sent throughout the year
  192. Pretty Stationery Set
  193. Photo album/Scrapbook with photos of the children/pet/family throughout the year or a special occasion such as a wedding or a party
  194. Animal adoption certificate
  195. Bath toys
  196. Bath Crayons/Putty
  197. Rubber Duck
  198. Apple – for the toe
  199. Orange – for the toe
  200. Nuts – for the toe
  201. Chocolate Orange – for the toe

Lots of the individual stocking filler items can be found at www.partytoo.com and if you would rather purchase an already filled Christmas stocking you can do so at www.SantasElves.co.uk


Merry Christmas!

Santas Elves


SantasElves.co.uk is part of PartyToo.com and is a small family business based in Hampshire. For the last 10 years we have been selling a wide range of pre-Filled Christmas stockings. Prices start at £5 and go up to £100, featuring a stocking of every size containing something for every member of the family and hobby, even something for cats and dogs! Throughout the year the Elves create pre-filled party bags and have hundreds of pocket money toys available on PartyToo.com. We create everything here in house with love and care. From our family to yours, we wish you a Merry Christmas.

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The Art of Filling your Christmas Stockings – The Elf Way


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