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Christmas stocking fillers

Our stocking stuffer ideas will help make Xmas morning extra exciting for children and adults.

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What goes in a Christmas stocking?

For most families, hanging a stocking up on Christmas Eve is a beloved annual tradition. But what do you put in these sock-shaped bags? Here's a list of our top picks:

Need more inspiration? Check out our gift tips below.

Stocking fillers for kids

Top up their stocking with these pressie ideas for babies, tots and teens.

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Ideas for babies

Don't let baby miss out on all the fun. Little ones may be too young to fully appreciate the joys of Christmas, but that shouldn’t stop you from gifting them something special. Stuff a small stocking full of soft toys and cute clothes for them to wear - maybe even a little Christmas outfit?

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Ideas for toddlers

If you have toddlers, things like stuffed animals, bath toys and building blocks are sure to go down a treat. Look for small toys and games that they can play with throughout the year - not just at Christmas. Books also make great fillers, especially ones with a festive theme.

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Ideas for big kids

With older kids, it’s best to choose gifts that tie into their interests. Think about something they’re enthusiastic about - whether it’s clothes, board games, tech gear, or a particular activity that they enjoy, and pick your stocking fillers accordingly.

Stocking fillers for adults

Gift ideas for the grown-ups in your life.

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Ideas for men

Show him you care with a stocking stuffed with gifts that are big on sentiment. From socks and slippers to grooming gifts and gadgets, there are countless options to choose from. If they’re a bit of a coffee nut, you could treat them to a travel mug or one-cup cafetiere.

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Ideas for women

Whether she’s a foodie, fashionista or fitness fanatic, there are an array of great gift ideas for you to pop in her stocking. From beauty essentials and skincare sets to little luxury gifts and thoughtful surprises, there’s pressies for all tastes and budgets.

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Gadget gifts

If you’re stuck for ideas, then you can’t go wrong with a gadget gift. Not only are these fun gifts to give, they’re also surprisingly useful. Take your pick from the latest gizmos and tech stuff, ranging from phone accessories and power packs to gaming gear and travel items.

More ideas for stocking stuffers

Still looking? Try these ideas for stocking stuffers.

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Traditional stocking fillers

Want to go traditional with your stocking fillers? Then include a bag of chocolate coins, some nuts, a candy cane and a selection of small toys and games. Oranges and apples are also classic stocking stuffers, so add these too.

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Funny stocking fillers

As Christmas is the jolliest day of the year, why not stuff their stocking with gifts that are a little silly? These gag gifts can take the form of novelty socks, a jokey mug, or even a cheeky party game. Regardless of what you choose, it’s sure to get a giggle.

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Stocking fillers for under £5

Filling a stocking doesn’t have to be expensive. In fact, there are loads of great gifts for under a fiver that you can pad out a stocking with. Mix these budget pressies with some sweet treats for a festive stocking that’s super pocket friendly.

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Christmas Eve box ideas

Little gifts to make the day before Christmas that extra bit special.

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Christmas wrapping paper

Give your stocking fillers a festive flourish with our Xmas wrap.

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