As the kids in your lives 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 thrill even the pickiest teens on your list.
Whether you’re shopping for stocking stuffers for teen boys or girls, it feels like the options are endless. Even shopping your favorite sources like Amazon can feel pretty overwhelming.
Get all the inspiration you need to make your shopping easy this year! Those teenage wish lists? They’re 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 fillers – those tiny items tend to be the ones they love the most. And I love the challenge of finding items they will love, without worrying that I’m buying disposable little dollar store trinkets that quickly find their way to the trash.
I love gifts that feel handmade, personalized, and intentional. In fact, I’ve shared a variety of gift guides sure to inspire every buyer and recipient. I’ve already covered gifts for bakers, a round up of 25 homemade gifts, and new this year… an incredible list of Experience Gift Ideas.
My ultimate Christmas gift guide is a reader favorite year after year! Broken into categories for everyone on your list, it’s easy to find something fresh and new that they are sure to love.
Today we’re concentrating on the small stuff, for the people on your list who can be a little more difficult to shop for: teenagers!
Teenage Stocking Stuffer Ideas
Teenagers can be tough to buy for! Even though they often have a list a mile long, it’s not always very practical (or attainable!).
This list can help you weed through all the strange items often suggested by retailers. You can head straight to the good stuff instead of spending all your time wondering if they really want those random little fidget toys!
Much 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 artsy kids, sports stuff for the sporty ones and music items for the musicians in your life.
- Do a few practical items, and a few fun things. You know the old adage – something you want, something you need, something to wear, something to read! The same goes for stocking fillers for teenagers, of course.
- Ask their friends! Sometimes their BFFs will have the best ideas of all.
- Keep your stocking sizes in mind. It’s easy to overbuy and overestimate, and items won’t make it inside.
- Watch a few TikTok videos for ideas – yes, seriously! That’s where their best gift requests tend to come from.
- Don’t skip my favorite experience gift ideas, too. I promise they will love them!
The best part? All of these Amazon stocking stuffers ship FAST!
Teenage Stocking Stuffers (Girl Edition)
Many of these items can of course be gifted to any teenager on your list – we’re just breaking them into categories for ease!
They can never have too many charging options. I repeat: never.
Yes, they are back, and in a big way!
Because it’s hard to stay warm and use your phone at the same time.
Especially once they start driving and working, this can be big peace of mind for parents and teenagers alike!
This one is on many teenage wish lists this year and comes in a wide array of great colors!
Layering dainty gold jewelry is big this year!
Spa Headbands for Facials and Skincare
These are a great little luxury item and make a perfect gift when paired with makeup and skin care.
There’s something for everyone with this fun gift – choose something over the top or something a little more tame – they are just fun to play around with!
This is a perfect gift for the makeup aficionados on your list – we should all be cleaning our brushes more often!
Think about their favorite stores, restaurants and even gas stations!
Teenage Stocking Stuffers (Boy Edition)
A great lip balm with a natural minty scent.
This is another gift that works for any teenager on your list – they can never have enough!
Did I mention they can never having enough charging options?
These come in great colors and you can’t beat that price point!
I love these for every age of guy on your list, actually! Such a discreet, sleek way to carry your cards and phone all at once.
Find anything, anywhere with the AirTag! Add one to your car keys, wallet, phone and more.
Sample sizes not only fit perfectly into a stocking, they can be great for young guys who might not know what kind of scents they like yet! Let them try a variety.
Because it doesn’t get more fun than this!
Okay fine… maybe this gift is more for the people who happen to live with the teenagers?
Another gift that can never steer you wrong!
More Stocking Fillers for Teenagers
Don’t forget these classic and fun options, too!
- Their favorite candy
- Glossier Balm Dotcom – there’s a new cookie butter flavor!
- Shower, soap and hair care items
- Toothpaste, toothbrushes etc
- Nail polish and nail care kits
- Gum and mints
- Card games
Are you shopping for any teenagers this year? Do you feel like their wish lists get more and more aspirational each year? I’d love to hear from you!