DIY Stocking Stuffers for Toddlers

It’s time to start thinking about stocking stuffer gift ideas, especially if you like making them yourself. We usually try to make at least one stocking stuffer for each other, and then we add all sorts of trinkets in the kids’ stockings.

Click through for 12 DIY stocking stuffers toddlers will love:

  • Superb Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Toddlers 1 of 13
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    I'm so excited to share these ideas with you! A lot of these are on my list to make for my kids. Enjoy!

  • Farm Animal Finger Puppets 2 of 13
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    Oh my goodness, these are absolutely adorable! Add some fun to your Old McDonald song with these farm animal puppets. Get all the details at See Vanessa Craft.

  • DIY Shrink Dinks Rolling Truck 3 of 13
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    I've never worked with Shrinky Dinks, but this post definitely inspired me to add this to my craft list next time I'm out shopping. So adorable! Get the details at Lalymom.

  • Snowman Bubbles 4 of 13
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    These are great stocking stuffers or additions to a Christmas class party! Get the details at Inspired by Familia.

  • DIY Snow Fluff 5 of 13
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    This is a wonderful sensory "dough" for kids to play with this winter. It's especially exciting because you get to play with "snow" indoors. Get details at Inspired by Familia

  • DIY Mini Snowglobe 6 of 13
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    Kids of all ages are fascinated by snow globes, but little ones usually have a hard time not dropping it and breaking them. This is a wonderful stocking stuffer idea that kept my little one entertained for a long while. Get the details at Inspired by Familia

  • Personalized Crayons 7 of 13
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    Want a great way to get your kids excited about coloring? You can get the tutorial on how to make your own crayons here

  • Snowman Play Dough Jars 8 of 13

    Now isn't this jolly snowman so cute? Get the snowman play dough recipe and details at Inspired by Familia.

  • Crayon Roll 9 of 13
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    This is the perfect gift for your little artist. It's on my list of stocking stuffers to make! Get the details over at Susan Weinroth.

  • Personalized Educational Picture Book 10 of 13
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    I love that she turned her educational book into a bilingual book! We did something similar for my son, but it was an ABC book, and he still looks through it to this day. Get the details here at Nate and Rachael.

  • DIY No-Slip Socks 11 of 13
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    Another project on my list of gifts to make. This is so simple and clever! You can find the details over at Twin Dragon Fly Designs.

  • No-Sew Fishing Game 12 of 13
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    Though I know how to sew, I always get excited about no-sew projects. Here's a fun one for kids at Inspired by Familia.

  • DIY Train Mat 13 of 13
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    This is by far one of my favorite gifts I've made for little ones! You can get the tutorial over at Inspired by Familia.

And — if you’re not crafty, here’s a list of store-bought things you can add to your stockings:

  • Bath crayons
  • Individual Little People (all of my boys have always enjoyed them)
  • Electrical toothbrush
  • Sunglasses
  • Fun Christmas socks
  • Flashcards
  • Stickers
  • Toddler-size beads
  • Temporary tattoos
  • Fun band-aids
  • Fun sippy cup
  • Mini board books
  • Favorite kids CD
  • Educational DVD
  • Bubble bath
  • Mini flashlight


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