These inexpensive stocking stuffers for babies and toddlers are the best practical ideas that include toys and games, clothes, books, snacks and more.
With so many adorable toys, clothes and accessories for babies and toddlers on the market, it can be easy to fill up a little one’s stocking. But doing it without spending a fortune is where it gets difficult.
It’s fun to buy Christmas gifts for babies and toddlers because they have such joy and excitement for just about anything they get. We want to go overboard because of all the cute baby stuff out there.
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Luckily, there are tons of great budget-friendly stocking stuffer options and I’ve found some of the best practical ideas to include on this list.
You’ll definitely be able to find stocking stuffers for babies and toddlers that they’ll love, and they all come in at less than $10 each!
Best Stocking Stuffers for Babies & Toddlers
Toys and games are go-to items for Christmas gifts. The toys in this list are the perfect baby and toddler sized stocking stuffers for the holidays.
TOYS AND GAMES
APPLE LACING CARDS
In addition to keeping your little one entertained, this adorable toy will also help them practice their fine motor skills.
Lacing games are perfect for practicing the pincer grasp, hand-eye coordination, and even preparing your toddler to learn to tie their shoes. And the compact size of this cute apple lacing game is great for placing in their stocking on Christmas morning.
You can’t go wrong with Play-doh!
The small size of these mini-jars are perfect for adding to a stocking. And you can be sure this classic toy will keep any creative toddlers busy for hours.
WATER PAINTING BOOKS
Painting is such a fun activity for little kids, but it can be so messy!
Let them have the fun without the mess with a set of water painting books. All they have to dip a paint brush in water and paint on the pages – the colors will magically appear! And with cute Sesame Street characters, your kids will love “painting” in these cute books.
If your little one prefers coloring over painting, they’ll love having a set of crayons in their stocking on Christmas morning. Help them improve their coloring skills with this set of jumbo crayons – they’re the perfect size for little toddler hands.
MINI TOY STORY TOYS
With the release of Toy Story 4 this year, I bet your kids have tons of Toy Story-themed goodies on their Christmas list. But how many of those toys cost less than $10?
If you have a Toy Story loving kid in your house, these cute mini Toy Story toys are sure to be a big hit in their stocking.
ELEPHANT TEETHING TOY
Teething toys are a must when you have an infant at home.
For baby’s first Christmas, you definitely need to grab this adorable (and budget-friendly) elephant teething toy. Its ergonomic design makes it easy for baby to grasp and its BPA-free silicone construction ensure it’s completely safe for your baby to chew on.
Whether you have an infant or a toddler to buy for this holiday season, you just can’t go wrong with balls.
Little ones love throwing and catching balls of any kind, which is why this cute ball set is the perfect stocking stuffer. Made up of balls of different sizes, textures, and colors, this multi-ball set is sure to be a popular gift on Christmas morning.
Rattles, plush toys, and teethers are all great Christmas gift ideas for infants. But combine all those toys into one adorable play thing for under $10 and you’ll have the perfect stocking stuffer – this adorable bug rattle!
These adorable four-piece wooden puzzles are the perfect introduction to puzzle building for little ones. And with the large, easy-to-grab pieces and bright colors, your toddler is sure to love practicing their shapes and hand-eye coordination while putting the puzzles together this Christmas.
An adorable stuffed penguin is a great stocking stuffer this winter. And with no beads or buttons sewn on, this cute penguin is perfect for babies and toddlers.
DRESS UP NECKLACES
If your toddler loves playing dress-up, these cute dress-up necklaces are a great stocking stuffer. They’ll perfectly accent all her fancy dress-up outfits, making them a wonderful toddler Christmas gift this year.
PLAY AND LEARN REMOTE
Babies and toddlers love remotes, which is why this cute Play and Learn Remote is the perfect gift! In addition to giving them an alternative to the real remote, it also teaches them numbers and colors.
Noisy toys are always fun for little ones. And with these adorable wooden maracas in their stocking, they’ll have a blast making a little bit of noise on Christmas morning.
MINI CONSTRUCTION VEHICLES
Does your toddler love trucks? Make his Christmas morning with a set of mini construction vehicles inside his stocking. This big set has every truck he could imagine, making it perfect for his stocking this year.
Having a variety of teething toys on hand is a necessity when you have a teething baby. And this adorable purse teether is a stylish way for your little one to ease her teething pain.
LEGO DUPLO ANIMALS
Legos make great stocking stuffers, but they’re not very good toddler toys. But Lego Duplos are perfect for little hands! And they help improve hand eye coordination and fine motor skills, making this cute Lego Duplo animal set a great option for play and learning.
The bright colors and fun designs inside this tin kaleidoscope is sure to mesmerize your toddler this Christmas. And its compact size makes it ideal for sticking inside your little one’s stocking.
BEAR DRESS-UP PUZZLE
While traditional puzzles may be too complex for a toddler, this simple bear dress-up puzzle is a great option. In addition to helping improve hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity, this cute puzzle also lets them use their creativity to make fun outfits for each bear.
DANIEL TIGER STICKERS
Stickers are a great way to entertain your toddler this Christmas. And adding a few stickers featuring their favorite character to their stocking is sure to make them smile. That’s why they’d love this big set of Daniel Tiger stickers this Christmas.
REINDEER BALL POPPER
Whether your little one learns to shoot the balls from this reindeer’s nose or simply chases the balls around the room after someone else shoots them, this cute reindeer ball popper is sure to be a popular gift on Christmas morning.
Simple matching puzzles are a great way to introduce the concept of puzzles to a little one. The large pieces and simple pictures make these basic matching puzzles perfect for a toddler.
LEGO DUPLO FARM SET
Let your little one create their own farm scene with this fun Lego Duplo farm set. The adorable animals and simple construction are sure to keep your toddler occupied all Christmas morning.
With a little bit of adult supervision, stamps can be a fun activity for little ones. And with this cute butterfly and heart stamp set, your toddler can create all kinds of beautiful designs.
ALPHABET GO FISH GAME
Teach your toddler the alphabet with this fun go fish game. Each card features letters and matching animals, making it a great way to introduce letter learning to your little one.
This fun toy is perfect for any imaginative toddler. The small, compact size makes Wiki Sticks great stocking stuffers and the easy to manipulate sticks make it simple for your toddler to create fun works of art.
BUZZ LIGHTYEAR MR. POTATO HEAD
Any Toy Story fan would love having this cute Buzz Lightyear Mr. Potato Head in their stocking. And the fun mini size of this cute toy makes it great for sticking in your little one’s stocking.
THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE
If you have a Thomas the Tank Engine fan at home, you can’t forget to add a train toy to their stocking! These small toys make perfect stocking stuffers for your toddler this holiday season.
CHRISTMAS COLORING BOOKS
You’re going to need to keep your little one entertained at the dinner table on Christmas day. Add these cute Christmas coloring books to their stocking and you’ll have something to occupy them as they sit at the table.
CURIOUS GEORGE MATCHING GAME
Matching games are a great way to play with your toddler. And with Curious George characters featured on this cute matching game, your little one is sure to stay engaged as you play.
BED AND BATH TIME
Bath toys are always a solid gift choice for kids this age. And bath toys that are also cute animals make the perfect combination for an awesome budget-friendly stocking stuffer idea. They’re sure to have a blast at bath time with these cute bath bobbers.
BATH FISHING GAME
And while those adorable bath bobbers will keep babies entertained in the bath, you may need something a little more engaging for your toddler. This magnetic bath fishing game is sure to make bath time so much more fun for your toddler!
Make bath time a little more fun by adding bubbles to the water. This gentle bubble bath formula is perfect for babies. It gently cleanses their skin and is as gentle on their eyes as pure water.
Your toddler will love this fun bath bomb! After it fizzes, they’ll get to uncover a fun super hero-themed prize inside the bomb.
BUILDING BATH PIPES
Do you have a little engineer on your hands? They’re sure to love these cool bath pipes, which allow them to create fun mazes for their bath water to travel through as they play.
Make sure your baby stays nice and warm all winter long by putting a soft Sherpa blanket in their stocking this year. You’ll love the soft mink baked with warm Sherpa on this pretty blanket almost as much as the variety of patterns to choose from.
BATH LETTERS AND NUMBERS
Help your toddler learn their letters and numbers as they take a bath each night with this fun stocking stuffer. The foam letters and numbers stick to the tub wall so they can play and spell as they bathe.
PORTABLE WHITE NOISE MACHINE
White noise is a great way to help your baby and toddler sleep through the night. Make sure they have soothing sounds playing where ever they go with a portable white noise machine in their stocking this year.
Your toddler will love adding these fun pillow cases to their bed! And with so many different patterns to choose from, you’re sure to find one your little one will love getting in their stocking this year.
BABY SWADDLE AND HEADBAND
Keep your baby soothed in style this holiday season with a beautiful floral swaddle in her stocking. This stretchy receiving blanket is the perfect size for a newborn baby, making it a great gift idea for a winter baby.
BANANA TRAINING TOOTHBRUSH
Brushing baby’s teeth can sometimes be a difficult task. Make it a little more fun by putting this sill banana training toothbrush in your baby’s stocking this Christmas.
FROG BATH MIT
With an adorable frog bath mitt in your little one’s stocking, bath time is sure to be a little more fun in the coming year!
Balls are always popular with toddlers! Add these bath balls and hoop to your child’s stocking this Christmas to make bath time a fun game.
WIND UP SWIMMING TURTLES
Little ones always have fun in the bath. But with these cute wind-up swimming turtles in their stocking, they’re sure to be a little more excited about their next bath time.
MINNIE MOUSE BRUSH AND COMB SET
Brushing your toddler’s hair can sometimes be a chore. Make the process a little more enjoyable by putting this cute Mini Mouse brush and comb set in her stocking this holiday season.
MINI STACK AND POUR BUCKETS
Stacking and pouring can be so much fun for a little one during bath time. Give them a cute way to play in their next bath by adding this cute stack and pour bucket set to their stocking.
Receiving a toothbrush in their stocking may not be very exciting for your toddler. But with a cute character like Peppa Pig on the brush, it may make brushing their teeth a little more fun.
A lovey pacifier is a great way to keep your baby soothed and entertained at the same time. And this cute fox lovey pacifier would fit perfectly in your little one’s stocking this year.
EATING AND DRINKING
BABY’S FIRST SPOON
These fun spoons will delight any baby! Designed like airplanes, these spoons are temperature sensitive and have soft tip for teethers who like to chew.
SNUG STRAW AND CUP LID
These dishwasher safe cup lids are perfect for babies who are transitioning into being big kids. They’re soft and flexible, and can fit over most cups making them easy to grab and go and the straws make any cup a sippy!
Make snack time a little easier in the new year with a set of suction bowls. Your toddler will love feeding themselves from these brightly colored bowls, while you’ll love how easy snack time clean-up will be.
These cute bandana bibs do double duty! In addition to using them at meal time to keep your baby’s clothes clean while they eat, they’re also great for teething babies. The bib keeps drool at bay while the teething toy on the end of the bib will keep your baby satisfied as they chew.
MICKEY MOUSE CUP
Any toddler would love to drink their juice from this cute Mickey Mouse cup! The easy to grip handles make it perfect for little ones who are still learning to drink for a cup and the no-spill lid ensures you won’t have a mess as they drink.
Celebrate your baby’s first Christmas with a set of holiday pacifiers in their stocking this year. This cute set of Christmas pacifiers includes a Santa and Ho! Ho! Ho! pacifier – perfect for celebrating the holiday season.
SESAME STREET BIBSTERS
Bibsters are perfect for traveling and being on the go. The material is comfortable for baby’s comfort and keeps baby and keeps the mess away. And the Sesame Street design is a plus!
Toddlers love to make a mess with their meals. This holiday season, make it a little bit harder for your little one to spill their plate with a set of suction plates. The bright colors are sure to engage your toddler, and you’ll love the suction cups on the bottom, which keep the plate in place as your toddler eats.
REUSABLE SNACK BAGS
Taking your toddler’s snacks on the go can lead to a ton of waste. Make snaking a little simpler in the new year by putting a set of reusable snack bags in your toddler’s stocking this Christmas.
SNACK AND SIP CUPS
This cute snack and sip cup is a great way to keep your little one’s snacks and drinks contained. And the cute design on the cup makes it a great stocking stuffer!
MONSTER SNACK CUP
Your little one will have blast eating their snacks out of this cute monster snack cup. The cup easily holds your little one’s snack in place while the monster’s teeth keep the food from spilling out of the bowl.
CLOTHING AND ACCESSORIES
CHRISTMAS BANDANA BIBS
Adjustable bibs are great for growing babies and these definitely won’t disappoint. They are made from super soft cotton and have a fun holiday design on the front – great for celebrating baby’s first Christmas.
Babies love playing with their hands and feet – make playtime more fun with a set of adorable rattle socks and wrist rattles. The contrasting colors are perfect for keeping baby’s attention and the fun rattle sound when the wiggle their hands and feet will surely delight any infant.
BABY HIGH TOPS
There really is nothing cuter than baby shoes – especially baby high tops! And when the price tag is under $10, there’s no excuse not to grab a pair of these adorable baby sneakers for your littler one’s stocking this holiday season.
While bows are the perfect accessory for any stylish infant or toddler girl, they can be difficult to keep on a wiggly little one. But these adorable bow headbands are a simple alternative. And they make a great stocking stuffer idea!
Do you have a fashionable toddler on your shopping list this year? She’s guaranteed to love these adorable toddler rings in her stocking. The vibrant colors and fun designs are sure to delight any little one.
Make sure your baby’s head stays warm this winter with an adorable baby beanie. In addition to being the perfect winter accessory, you can be sure your little one will look so cute in their new hat! But the best part is that this cold-weather must-have is less than $10!
Hair bows are the perfect size to fit inside your toddler’s stocking this Christmas. And she’s sure to love one of these cute bow sets, which come in a variety of colors and styles.
Keeping a hat on your toddler through the winter can be difficult. Make it a little easier by putting one with a pattern they’ll love in their stocking this year. This dinosaur winter hat is sure to be a hit!
Your toddler will think these adorable sensory bracelets are beautiful. And on top of being a fun accessory, these stretchy bracelets can also help calm a fidgety toddler.
Socks are a classic stocking stuffer idea. And these toddler socks are a great choice for your little one this year. He’ll love the fun designs and you’ll love the grippers on bottom, which ensure your little one can safely run around your house as he wears them.
Sleepwear is another great choice for your toddler’s stocking this year. And they’re sure to enjoy the penguin design on this cute pajama set.
What little one wouldn’t love a stylish pair of sunglasses in their stocking. The plastic construction of these kid-friendly glasses ensure they’ll stand the test of time.
Is your toddler a unicorn fan? This adorable unicorn sweatshirt makes a great stocking stuffer! She’s sure to enjoy the shiny unicorn on the front of this comfortable shirt.
Protect your baby’s face from scratches with a set of baby mittens in his stocking this year. These cute cotton mittens are great for keeping your little one from scratching their face as they move their little hands around.
TRUCK AND DINOSAUR SHIRTS
Trucks and dinosaurs are always popular with toddler boys. If you have a little boy on your shopping list this year, this set of truck and dinosaur shirts would make a simple stocking-stuffer idea this holiday season.
Graphic tees are so popular right now, which is why this fun graphic t-shirt needs to be in your toddler’s stocking this year. The phrase “I’m the reason we’re late” is sure to ring true at some point in the coming year!
Make sure your little one’s hands are warm through the cold winter months with a set of mittens in their stocking. The fun designs on these cute mittens ensure they’ll wear them each time you go out.
BABY SHARK SHIRT
Does your little one love the baby shark song? Then this cute Baby Shark shirt is sure to be a popular stocking stuffer this holiday season!
Keep your baby’s feet warm this winter with a set of baby boots in her stocking. These cute furry boots would be the perfect accent to any winter outfit she wears throughout the season.
CHRISTMAS SNAP BRACELETS
Snap bracelets are fun for kids of any age. But the plush Christmas characters and LED lights make these Christmas snap bracelets a great choice for your toddler’s stocking.
SNACKS AND TREATS
SWEET POTATO PUFFS
Snacks make a great stocking stuffer for your baby or toddler. If your baby has started to practice self-feeding, they’ll love these sweet potato puffs. They’re easy for them to pick up and melt in their mouth to prevent choking as they eat.
ORGANIC FRUIT SNACKS
Toddlers love fruit snacks. And these cute fruit stars are delicious organic fruit snacks that are perfect for your little one’s Christmas stocking this year.
Animal crackers are another great snack option that toddlers and babies love. And these Gerber animal crackers are perfect for beginning eaters because their easy to chew and swallow.
ORGANIC CEREAL BARS
A whole grain cereal bar makes a simple on-the-go snack. And these individually wrapped cereal bars also make great stocking stuffers.
Applesauce makes a great treat for little ones. And when it comes in a pouch, it’s even more fun for them to eat! These simple treats also make a great stocking stuffer for your toddler this Christmas.
Gerber Puffs are perfect for baby-led weaning, making them a popular snack option for babies transitioning to solids. And the cute star shape make them perfect for the holiday season!
Quench your toddler’s thirst on Christmas morning by putting a couple juice boxes in their stocking. They’re sure to love this delicious treat, and you’ll love that these juice boxes contain no added sugar, flavors, or preservatives.
Put a bag of Goldfish in your toddler’s stocking this holiday season to make your little one smile on Christmas morning. You can never go wrong with a bag of Goldfish!
BABY’S CHRISTMAS BOOK
Books make a great stocking stuffer. And this adorable Baby’s Christmas book is a great way to mark your baby’s first Christmas and have a keepsake to commemorate the occasion.
SOFT CRINKLE BABY BOOK
Babies love crinkle books because they’re soft and easy to manipulate. And the cute animals and fun fabric accents on this soft crinkle baby book makes it a great option for your little one’s stocking this Christmas.
CHICKA CHICKA BOOM BOOM
The fun rhyming text and alphabet characters make Chicka Chicka Boom Boom a popular toddler book. And the compact size of this cute board book means it will fit perfectly inside your toddler’s stocking.
MOTHER GOOSE’S HOUSE MINI BOOK
This fun mini house book has so much to offer your child! From the memorable nursery rhymes to the vibrant illustrations, Mother Goose’s House is sure to be a popular gift this Christmas.
BABY LOVE BOOK SET
Baby Love books are so popular with toddlers. And this cute mini book set is the perfect size to fit in a stocking. The set includes fun titles like Clap Hands and Tickle, Tickle – all sure to delight your little one as you read.
EIGHT JOLLY REINDEER
Add to your toddler’s Christmas book to collection with this cute holiday book. Eight Jolly Reindeer tells the story of Santa’s reindeer in a fun and engaging way – it’s sure to be a hit this holiday season.
THE GRINCH’S GREAT BIG FLAP BOOK
Introduce your little one to the Grinch with this toddler-friendly version of the classic Dr. Seuss Christmas tale. The shortened story and flaps on each page ensure your toddler will want to read this holiday book over and over again.
GUESS HOW MUCH I LOVE YOU
Show your baby how much you care with this simple board book that is popular with kids and parents alike. The heartwarming story in Guess How Much I Love You is one you’ll love to read to your toddler before bed each night.
This classic tale is a staple in most children’s libraries. Add this fun book to your baby’s collection this Christmas by sticking Goodnight Moon in their stocking.
THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR
The holiday season is the perfect time to start building your baby’s collection of classic books. And The Very Hungry Caterpillar is a great choice! From the fun drawings to the cute story, this children’s book is always popular with babies and toddlers.
SESAME STREET MANNERS BOOK
Do you have a Sesame Street fan on your shopping list? These manners books featuring Sesame Street characters are a great way to teach your toddler manners in a fun and engaging way.
PRINCESS BOARD BOOKS
With a book for each of the classic Disney Princesses, this huge set of mini board books is a great gift idea for any princess fan. And the small size of each of the princess board books means they’ll fit perfectly inside your toddler’s stocking.
TODDLER BOARD BOOKS
The colorful illustrations and playful stories in these cute toddler board books make learning lessons a little bit more fun. And the small size and easy to carry handle make them perfect for little hands.
PEEK-A-FLAP BOARD BOOK
Trucks are always popular among toddler boys, making this Dig Peek a Flap book a great choice for any truck lover. In addition to reading about their favorite vehicles, this flap book also teaches your little one about how buildings, houses, and roads are built.
LITTLE PUPPY BOOK
Does your toddler have a soft spot for animals? This cute Little Puppy book is sure to be a popular stocking stuffer! The adorable puppy illustrations and small size mean this cute book a great choice for any toddler’s stocking.