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Tired of cheap stocking stuffers that end up being sent to the donation pile not a week later? Never fear, there are plenty of cool and cheap stocking stuffers for around $5 from Amazon that your loved ones will adore. So go ahead — get those stockings overflowing with cheap stocking stuffers (without breaking the bank).

Disclaimer: Amazon, as you all know, fluctuates wildly in price. I’ve done my best to find stocking stuffers for around $5 with Prime shipping, but you might see prices go up or down a dollar or so. Also, Prime shipping seems to come and go, but I will do my best to update this every week.

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Cheap stocking stuffers for babies and toddlers:

1. The First Years Disney Mickey Mouse Hands spoon and fork, $4.99

Stock image of Mickey Mouse Spoons and Fork

Your toddler can eat keep eating with his hands if he uses this Disney Mickey Mouse Hands spoon and fork.


2. Munchkin’s spill-proof snack catchers 2-pack, $4.95

Munchkin no spill cups

Munchkin Snack Catcher’s spill-proof containers are just $4.95 on Amazon for two. Fill one with your cutie’s favorite snack before wrapping it up for a fun Christmas morning distraction — I mean, treat!


3. Munchkin letters and numbers bath toys, $6.88

Munchkin bath toys

Munchkin’s letters and numbers bath toys bring learning, bath time, and playtime all together — for just $6.68 on Amazon.


4. Munchkin Wind Up Swimming Penguin Bath Toy, $4

Munchkin penguin bath toy

This Munchkin Wind Up Swimming Penguin bath toy comes in blue or pink and will make bath time a blast.


5. Vital Baby Play ‘n’ Splash Family of Frogs, 3-pack, $3.59

Frog bath toys

This adorable set of frogs is latex- and BPA-free and just $3.59 from Amazon.


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6. Fasker Baby Headbands 6-pack, $4.99
Baby head bands with bows coming out of an amazon package

Dress up your baby girl with these retro cloth headbands for toddlers and newborns for just $0.83 per headband!


7. Christmas Dino Crew Socks 3-Pack, $3.97

three pairs of toddler Dino Christmas socks

This three pack of The Children’s Place toddler Christmas dino crew socks comes in two sizes, 6-12 months and 12-18 months.



8. Infantino Lil’ Nibble Teethers Carrot, $4.99

A person holding a baby teething toy shaped like a carrot

Infantino’s silicone teethers will help baby and parents alike as it soothes and distracts from sore gums.


9. Bumkins Disney Mickey Mouse bibs, 2-pack $5 per bib.

Disney's Mickey Mouse bibs

Get a 2-pack of Disney Mickey Mouse Bumkin bibs, $5 for each bib.


10. On-The-Go Plush Toucan Rattle, $4.99

A person baby a rattle toy in front of a Christmas Tree

The Bright Starts Chime Along Friends On-The-Go Take-Along Toy is perfect to keeping your newborn and up happy.


Cheap stocking stuffers for kids:

11. Play-Doh mini canisters, $0.33/each

For $4.99, you can get a mini Play-Doh set from Amazon. Includes two Play-Doh cans and shape makers that are perfect for kids three years and older.


12. What to Doodle? books, $2.50

Doodle books for kids.

Inspire your little artist with What to Doodle? At the Zoo and What to Doodle? At the Aquarium.


13. Melissa & Doug puffy sticker play set, $4.99

Kids sticker activity book and board

Melissa & Doug makes puffy sticker play sets of all kinds, including a Santa’s Workshop kit and a 76-sticker Dress-Up kit, both perfect for kids four to eight years old.


14. Christmas-themed Mad Libs, $4.74

Christmas Mad Libs book

This special edition of Stocking Stuffer Mad Libs is kid-friendly and full of 21 fun stories to incite laughs around the Christmas tree.


15. Clearly Colorful Translucent Harmonica, Red, $4.99 – $5.71

Red Harmonica

Get musical with this cheap but effective red kids harmonica, great for preschoolers aged three and up.


16. Water Gel Beads, $4.99

Water gel beads

Water Gel Beads are helpful for kids three and up with sensory issues.


17. Disney Frozen 2 Surprise Blind Box Toy, $2.49 – $3.99

Two frozen toys sitting next to their packaging on a table with Christmas lights out of focus in the background.

Disney is getting in on the unboxing trend with the Disney Frozen 2 Surprise Blind Box Toy, which has twelve different actions figure kids can collect and…wait for it…confetti that spills out when they open. Oh joy.


18. Funny nose pencil sharpeners for kids, $5

pencil sharpener shaped like a nose

If you have a kid who likes to stick things up his nose, Funny nose pencil sharpeners might help you solve your kid’s problem, while a nice sharp pencil will help him solve his. Win-win.


19. LEGO Classic Creative play sets, $4.99

Classic blue creative LEGO set

A kit is an excellent way to keep the minds — and the hands — of youngin’s busy. I’m particularly fond of LEGO 52-piece blue brick set. Good for ages four and up.


20. Pokemon Sword & Shield Booster Pack trading cards, $3.25 – $4.22

Pokemon card packs

If you’ve got a Pokemon enthusiast in your house, this is a great stocking stuffer. Find this 10-card Pokemon booster set on Amazon for just $3.85.


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21. Lip Smacker Lip Balm Bunny, $3.95

bunny lip balm

This Bunny, Hoppy Carrot Cake Lip Smacker is just $3.95 and is a cute reminder to keep those lips from drying out in the dry winter air.


22. Lip Smacker Marvel Hero lip balm, $4.95

Marvel iron man lip balm

For any kiddos in your house into Marvel, this Iron Man Lip Balm will bring out their inner super hero for just $4.95.


23. Emoji Christmas Coloring Book, $4.99

Emoji Christmas coloring book

This super cute Emoji coloring book is so 21st century and perfect for young, artistic kids.



24. Little Critter books, $3.99 each

Kids paper back Christmas books

Amazon sells Little Critter and The Berenstain Bears books in paperback brand new for just $3.99 each, including free Prime shipping.

PRO TIP: Buying gently used books instead of new is a great way to grow your child’s library without breaking the budget. You can find thousands of gently used children’s books on Amazon for under $5.


25. Mattel’s Blink Card Game, $4.89

blink card game

This Blink card game is the perfect stocking stuffer for kids aged seven and up.


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Stocking stuffers for teen boys and teen girls:

26. Star Wars Mad Libs, $4.99

Star Wars Mad Libs book held in front of a Christmas stocking

Create fun stories with Chewbacca, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Princess Leia and more in this Star Wars-themed Mad Libs paperback.


27. Metal Alice in Wonderland Bookmark, $4.99

Alice in Wonderland Bookmark

Gift a bit of adventure to your book-loving teen with this Alice in Wonderland metal and enamel Bookmark.


28. Assorted sticker pack, $4.30

Waterproof sticker pack

This 50-piece assorted waterproof sticker pack for just $4.30 is perfect for teens to stick water bottles, notebooks, or phone cases.


29. A two-pack of phone finger rings, $3.99

Phone ring on back of cell phone for easy holding

There’s no need to guess his or her favorite color with these phone finger rings. It does all the things: stands, flips, and grips.


30. e.l.f. Daily Brush Shampoo, $4

E.L.F makeup brush cleaner

If you even think about the bacteria makeup brushes accumulate, you’ll know this $4 e.l.f. cleanser is a must-have for any makeup-using teen.


31. Wireless charging pad, $4.94

wireless charing pad

If you have a teen who forgets to plug their phone into the charger, this AikTryee wireless charging pad may be a solution!


32. Baby Groot Guardians of the Galaxy vinyl sticker, $3.24

A person holding up a baby groot vinyl sticker

Stay ahead of the trends by adding a 5.5 inch Baby Groot Guardians of the Galaxy vinyl sticker to your teen’s stocking.


33. Harry Potter theme button, $4.75

a Luna Lovegood, Harry Potter themed button attached to a Christmas stocking with a wrapped package and candy cane inside

Get magical with a collectable Luna Lovegood, Harry Potter theme button for just $4.75.


34. Silicon AirPods and AirPods Pro cases, $4.99

Apple airpods in a blue silicone protective case

Protect those expensive earbuds with a silicone AirPods case, or a silicone AirPods Pro case which come in 25 different or a colors.


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35. Cosmetic sponges 5-pack, $2.99 – $4.99

Get five cosmetic sponges from Amazon for just $4.99 or $0.60 – $0.99 per sponge — a far cry from some of those $17 name-brand beauty blenders.

36. Niuta high-definition earbuds, $3.89

High school students will be grateful to have extra headphones to keep in their backpack, locker, and near the computer. Find Niuta earbuds at Amazon for just $3.89.


37. Touch-screen friendly gloves, $4.95

These knit gloves from Amazon are good enough to keep your hands warm in winter but won’t inhibit your teen from posting to IG.


Cheap stocking stuffer ideas for men:

38. Folding pocket knife, $4.99 – $5.49

Folding blade pocket knife key chain

This folding pocket knife designed to attach to keys around $5 on Amazon.


39. A 2-pack of carabiners, $3.75

A pack of dual carabiner clips.

Who doesn’t need a couple extra carabiners? This 2-pack of carabiners comes in varying sizes and weight capacity.



40. Stainless Steel Straws, $3.91

Stainless steel straws

Slip in a pack of these Reusable Stainless Steel Straws, that come with cleaning brushes for just $3.91 on Amazon.


41. Sleep Mask, $4.89 – $5.49

Blue sleep mask

Give your man an Ultra-thin Light Blocking Sleep Mask.


42. Amazon Firestick remote cover, $4.96

An amazon fire tv stick remote cover next to a stocking containing a fire stick

Protect that new Fire TV Stick remote with an Amazon Fire TV stick remote cover for $4.96.


43. Neck Gaiter Face Masks, $3.49

This neck gaiter face mask is great for men or women and costs $3.49 with free Prime shipping.


44. Silicone rings, $4.59

A person holding mens silicone rings in the palm of their hand

There’s no excuse for losing or not wearing a wedding ring when your man has this eight-pack of silicon rings. From the gym time to doing dishes, these cheap stand-ins do the trick.


45. RFID secure card holder, $3.02 – $4.50

Thin wallet with amazon gift card in it.

This RFID minimalist wallet is stylish, and protects credit cards from identity thieves.


46. Portable back Scratcher, $4.99 – $5.99

This extendable back scratcher goes 27 inches long and comes with a sleek travel bag.


47. No-touch door opener and keyring, $4.49

Anti touch door opener tool

This anti-touch metal keyring will help you open doors without ever having to touch a germy door handle again.

48. A funny mint tin, $4.98

These Bob Ross Mints are perfect for anyone with a sarcastic sense of humor.


Cheap stocking stuffer ideas for women:


49. Sleep Masks, $4.98 – $5.49

Pink sleep mask

He got one and she needs one too, now. Get an Ultra-thin Light Blocking Sleep Mask, for her for just $4.98 – $5.49.


50. Makeup brush cleaning mat, $4.99 – $5.96

Keep makeup brushes cleaning with this makeup brush cleaning mat.


51. Burt’s Bees Facial Cleansing Towelette Wipes, $4.99

Make makeup removing easy with Burt’s Bees Facial Cleansing Towelette Wipes.


52. Shampoo Brush Scalp Massager, $3.98 – $4.36

Shampoo Scalp Massager

A very popular item this year, get a Shampoo Brush Scalp Massager and do three things at once: clean, comb and massage the scalp.


53. Silicone face scrubbers, $3.99

Facial cleansing pods

Gently scrub away dead skin, leaving a fresh radiant glow with this 2-pack of exfoliating cleansing brush pads from Amazon.


54. Adult coloring book, $3.99

Adult coloring book

Help her relieve stress with this adult coloring book, just $3.99 on Amazon.


55. Three-pack of Yinenn mesh loofahs, $4.99

This three-pack of cutely colored loofahs is a simple but thoughtful gift any woman you think you could use a little extra TLC. (Ahem, all of us.)


56. Microfiber hair towels, $4.99

A 2-pack of microfiber hair towels is great for both for adult women and teens.



57. Silicone rings for women, $4.99

A woman holding women's silicone rings

Now that he has silicone rings for himself, she needs some, too. This 10-pack of thin and stackable braided rubber wedding bands is just $4.99 on Amazon.

58. At-home pedi/mani kit, $4.99

Since you probably can’t find a spa pedicure for under $5, why not give her the tools for a DIY manicure or pedicure? This all-in-one nail kit is just $4.99 from Amazon.


59. Whole Foods Brand bath bombs 5-pack, $4.49 – $5.99

Lavender bath bombs

I don’t think anyone can have too many bath bombs in their life.


60. Laugh-out-loud socks for the wine lover, $4.99 – $6.99

These if you can read this, bring me wine socks pretty much nail a very real mom mood. There’s a 10/10 chance I’ll be buying these for myself, too.


61. Burt’s Bees hand cream, $5

Burt's Bees hand cream with winkling lights out of focus in the background

Burts Bees Orange Blossom & Pistachio hand cream is perfect for her purse.


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61 Cheap Stocking Stuffers for Around $5 That Don't Suck