Stocking stuffers for teenagers and tweens | Julie Blanner

As the kids in your life grow, so do their wish lists—that’s where these stocking stuffer ideas for teens come in handy! Find all the best teenage stocking stuffers to excite even the pickiest teenagers on your list.

Whether you’re looking for tights for teenage boys or girls, it feels like the options are endless. Even shopping your favorite sources like Amazon can feel quite overwhelming.

Get all the inspiration you need to make your shopping easy this year! Those teenage wish lists? They are covered, and then some with these fun and festive ideas.

One thing I’ve realized as our girls grow is that the little things are often the most meaningful in our house.

The same goes for stocking stuffers – the little things tend to be the ones they love the most. And I love the challenge of finding items they’ll love without worrying that I’m buying little disposable pieces of jewelry that will quickly find their way to the trash.

I love gifts that feel handmade, personal and intentional. In fact, I’ve shared a number of gift guides that are sure to inspire any buyer and recipient. I have already covered gifts for bakers and a round off 25 homemade gifts.

My ultimate Christmas gift guide is a reader favorite year after year! Categorized for everyone on your list, it’s easy to find something fresh and new that they’re sure to love.

Today we’re focusing on the little things, for those people on your list who might be a little more difficult to shop for: teenagers!

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Teenage stocking stuffer ideas

Teenagers can be hard to shop for! While they often have a list a mile long, it’s not always very practical (or achievable!).

This list can help you weed through all the strange things often suggested by dealers. You can go straight to the good stuff instead of spending all your time wondering if they really want that random little fidget toy!

Like any gift idea, these can all be customized to the people you’re buying for. Everyone is different and will have unique needs and ideas. Get creative! Think art supplies for your artistic kids, sports items for the sporty ones, and music supplies for the musicians in your life.

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  • Do a few practical things and a few fun things. You know the old saying – something you want, something you need, something to wear, something to read! The same goes, of course, for stocking stuffers for teenagers.
  • Ask their friends! Sometimes their BFFs will have the best ideas of all.
  • Remember your stocking sizes. It’s easy to overbuy and overestimate, and items don’t come in.
  • Watch a few TikTok videos for ideas – yes, seriously! That’s where their best gift wishes tend to come from.
  • Don’t skip my favorite experience gift ideas, also. I promise they will love them!

The best part? Many of these stocking stuffers ship FAST!

Teenage Stocking Stuffers (Girl Edition)

Of course, many of these items can be given to any teen on your list—we’re just breaking them up into categories for your convenience!

PopSocket PopWallet

It’s a PopSocket and a wallet in one – such a useful gift! I love this rose gold shimmer option, but find them all here.

Heat-free hair curlers

Leave them overnight for beautiful, effortless waves in the morning.

Winky Lux Glitter Balm

This glitter lip color stays clear but works with your skin’s pH levels to create the perfect shade of pink. It’s sparkly too!

Florence from Mills Look Alive Eye Balm

Perfect for tired eyes! 15 USD

Silk sleeping mask

Great for travel and of course sleep. $9.99

Soulfood nourishing mask

Leaves hair silky smooth! It’s also only $16.

Slim key ring wallet

Such a great gift – attach keys and store ID, card and more. Only $7.99 and so many colors!

Heart earrings

Simple, cute and they go with everything. These 14K gold plated brass studs are also a great price point at only $16.00.

52 Modern Manners for Today’s Teenagers

Acrylic pieces allow you to easily see everything, and the different configurations make customization easy.

Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask

Nourish and moisturize while you sleep. This is one of the most popular beauty gifts this year! $24.00

Wireless Beats

Noise-cancelling earphones are such a beautiful color and compatible with Apple and Android. 200 USD

Woven friendship bracelet

J’adore means “I love” in French and this bracelet is a cute way to show her your love! Three colors, $12.99

Hair clips

This four-piece set of rhinestone clips will be as functional as they are beautiful!

Nooni Marshmallow Whipper

It turns any foaming cleanser into a rich, dense, marshmallow-like lather. $7.00!

Teenage Stocking Stuffers (Boy Edition)

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Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max silicone case

So many great colors and this one is MagSafe for wireless charging. $49.00 USD

Apple AirTag

Find anything, anywhere with AirTag! Add one to your car keys, wallet, phone and more.

Charging cables

Lightning cable cords are the way to go – we like this 3-pack for just $10.99.

Nike Crew Socks

This is another gift that works for any teen on your list—they can never get enough! $26.99/6 pairs

Jack Black lip balm

This is an Amazon Exclusive SPF 25 Long Lasting Mint & Shea Butter Flavor Pack of 3 for $24.00.

Wireless Airpods

Another gift that can never steer you wrong! $159.99

JBL waterproof speaker

Portable and cordless, these make such a great gift! $99.95

Portable charger

You can’t go wrong with tech gifts! They can never have too many charging options. I repeat: never. $27.99

Gift card

Always a favorite and sure to please!

More stocking stuffers for tweens and teenagers

Don’t forget about these classic and fun options too!

  • Your favorite candy
  • Glossier Balm Dotcom – there’s a new flavor of cookie butter!
  • Shower, soap and hair care items
  • Toothpaste, toothbrushes, etc
  • Underwear
  • Nail polish and nail care set
  • Gum and mint
  • Card game

Are you buying any teenagers this year? Do you feel that their wish lists are getting more and more hopeful annual? I would love to hear from you!

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