What to give your teenagers on Christmas morning in 2023!
This post is all about the best stocking stuffers for teens.
Holiday shopping can easily be one of the most stressful times of the year… but it doesn’t have to be! It might seem like teens are only interested in the big ticket items out there, but when it comes to finding stocking stuffers for teens, there’s actually a LOT out there that will make them happy.
But what are those perfect Christmas gifts for teens that are cheap enough to put in their stocking?!
Or the practical items?
Or even that perfect stocking stuffer that they just won’t expect?!
Whether you’re looking for gifts for teen boys or teen girls this holiday season, this list has got you covered.
This post is all about the best stocking stuffers for teens.
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BEST STOCKING STUFFERS FOR TEENS 2023:
1. Bluetooth shower speaker
This waterproof speaker is perfect for teens who love listening to music in the shower. It’s super cheap and better than them risking getting their phone wet or dropping it!!
2. YETI travel mug
YETI has been the most popular brand for years and I don’t think it’s going away anytime soon. If your teen doesn’t have one yet, now’s the time!!
3. rhode salted caramel lip treatment
These lip balms have been some of the most popular beauty products since Hailey Bieber launched them, and they’ve quickly become some of my favorites as well. They’d make the best stocking stuffers for teen girls who never want to have dry lips again!!
4. Mini Stanley Cup
And if you’re a hockey fan like me, I know this can be confusing, but no… It’s not that Stanley Cup. The Stanley Cup I’m talking about is the most popular water bottle of 2023 (I haven’t actually fact checked that but it’s ALLL over my social media, so it has to be).
The mini version is the perfect size for iced coffee or soda, anddd the perfect size to fit in a stocking!
5. Stanley Cup Charms
If the teen you’re shopping for already has a Stanley Cup, or if you’re buying them a Stanley Cup, then these Stanley Cup charms are the next step!! They’re the perfect size for a Christmas stocking, and these little trinkets might seem random but lots of girls find them so cute.
6. SJM Books
Sarah J. Maas is the author of several books that have become hugely popular in recent years, including the Throne of Glass series. If you have a teen who loves to read, they might love waking up to this series on Christmas morning (as long as they haven’t read it already!!)
7. Mini waffle maker
I got one of these as a teen and used it consistently for years (until I graduated to the full-size adult ones hahaha). Seriously one of the best stocking stuffers for teenagers!!
8. Simple modern water tumbler
This is seriously a purchase that will not go to waste. Everyone could use one of these!!
9. Charging cord organizer
This is so great to throw in your backpack for school so that your cords don’t get all tangled up or misplaced!!
10. Photo clip string lights
These string lights with photo clips are honestly some of the best and easiest decor for any teen bedroom.
Now that scrunchies are back, a girl can never have too many of them!
12. Claw clips
Claw clips are also back and every girl needs a few good neutral ones!! (Don’t worry, we’ll get into stocking stuffer ideas for boys soon too haha)
13. UGG Tazz slippers
These might be more of a gift than a stocking stuffer, depending on how all-out you like to go with stockings. Either way, I don’t know many young adults who wouldn’t love a new pair of UGG slippers!
14. LANEIGE lemonade swirl lip sleeping mask
This Laneige lip sleeping mask is one of the best on the market!! It has been one of my absolute favorite things the last couple years.
15. Coach Bag Charm
It seems like such a small thing, but this Coach bag charm is just so cute and I know teen girls actually love stuff like this!
16. Chain Link necklace
This is perfect as a stocking stuffer idea for teens since it’s so small and easy to fit in a stocking, but also so classy and cute. Any teen girl would love a necklace like this!
17. Blue light glasses
Whether it’s for school or for fun, every teen spends a LOT of their time on screens, so these blue light glasses are a must!
18. MUJI dupe pens
These pens are just like MUJI pens but less expensive (which is always a plus when you’re Christmas shopping). Fine point pens like this are some of the best ones for high school and college students who love to have lots of pretty colors on hand!
19. Neutral sticky notes
These sticky notes with the muted colors are the perfect way to make your teen actually excited about studying.
Sometimes excitement for school really does just come with having pretty stationery supplies for school, hahah!!
20. LVDLetters free budget planner
If you want to encourage your teen to start getting used to budgeting & saving, what’s better than a completely free stocking stuffer?!
You can download our budget planner template for free and give your teen the pages or even put it in a binder as part of their stocking. Love a good practical gift!!
21. Bath bomb
Honestly you can never go wrong with a classic bath bomb as a stocking stuffer – especially when it comes in a whole set like this!!
22. Casetify phone cases
These phone cases are a bit of a splurge, but they’re so worth it. Casetify is one of the best phone case brands and trust me, any teen would love to give their phone a new look!!
23. Mini strobe light
I can’t believe these are around the $10 range. This is more of a fun item than a practical item, but how fun would it be for a teen to find a mini strobe light in their stocking?! I know my friends and I would have loved this as a teen!
24. Dainty bracelet
This 14K gold plated dainty pearl bracelet is seriously so cute and a great idea of what to add to your teen girl’s jewelry collection!!
25. Pastel highlighters
These pastel highlighters are some of the cutest stationery supplies I’ve ever seen. Easily one of the cheapest gifts for teens!!
26. Rare beauty highlighter
This gift idea is mostly geared towards the teenage girls out there who love makeup. The Rare beauty highlighter is a must have!!
27. Passport holder
For the teen who plans on doing some traveling in the future, this is a super easy stocking stuffer idea!!
28. Dry brush
These dry brushes are meant to exfoliate your face and body – perfect for teens who love their skin care routine!
Isn’t this actually one of the cutest beanies you’ve ever seen?!
30. Sweat shorts
Everyone needs a good pair of sweat shorts to lounge around the house or to wear out in the summer. These are super easy to roll up and put in a stocking!
31. Jewelry dish
This small gift comes in handy for anyone who has jewelry that they wear on a regular basis. It’s the perfect little thing to put jewelry in while washing dishes or sleeping!
32. Five Minute Journal
This journal has been one of the most popular items for teens over the last couple years, and for good reason. If your teen loves journaling or just wants to get into journaling more, this is the perfect gift for them!
33. Espresso mug
These little espresso mugs are the cutest. Any coffee-loving teen would appreciate these!
34. Athletic Greens
For any young adults who are health conscious, athletic greens are a great stocking gift. These individual packs would be great for a college student living in a dorm or small apartment! Or grab one pack and split them amongst your family’s stockings.
35. Echo dot
Having an echo dot is seriously so helpful, and any teen would love this. From playing music, to setting timers, to using it as a noise machine, there’s literally so much you can do with an echo dot and they’re not that expensive at all.
36. Milk frother
Everyone who loves a good coffee or tea latte in the morning needs one of these handheld frothers!
37. Perfume or Cologne
You really can’t go wrong with some nice perfume or cologne!! These ones are current best sellers that are high quality but not too pricey.
30. Gold drop earrings
These gold drop earrings are so classy!
31. Under eye masks
Under eye masks are a simple and inexpensive stocking stuffer idea that will definitely get used!!
32. Book magnets
These are an alternative to bookmarks that ACTUALLY help you keep your place because they’re magnets so they can’t fall out of the book. I got them in my stocking as a teen and I’ve used them for years now!
33. Makeup remover pads
These are amazing because they’re sooo soft and all you need to use with it is water!! Any girl who likes to wear makeup will LOVE these.
34. Roku Express
If you don’t have a Roku, you seriously need one because your teen will obsess over this! It’s not expensive at all but such an easy way to turn your TV into a one-stop shop for all your streaming services and entertainment.
35. Phone docking station
The worst thing ever is having a disorganized nightstand or not having a place to keep your most important belongings. This phone docking station will help any teen keep their space just a tad more organized.
36. Card holder
This card holder is the perfect gift for both teen girls and teen guys. I love having a card holder because it means that when I don’t want to carry much on me, I can easily fit it in my pocket or a small bag and it helps you stay more organized!
37. Workout clothes
Workout clothes are great for any teen wanting to stick to their new years resolutions or fitness goals!
38. Silk sleeping mask
For anyone who loves travelling or napping, this silk sleeping mask is a great stocking stuffer idea!
39. White t-shirts
White t-shirts are a classic gift to get for both teenage boys and girls!
40. Beauty blender case
Since we’re looking for gifts that come in small packages, how about a beauty blender case? This is one of the most affordable stocking stuffers that any teen girl would find useful.
41. Driver’s Handbook
For those soon-to-be drivers that have been waiting a long time to get behind the wheel, get them a new drivers handbook as a handy guide to get a leg up on studying!
42. Apple Airpods
Although this adds to our list of little things, it is one of the most expensive little things you can get for a stocking stuffer, haha. But if your teen doesn’t have Apple Airpods yet, this would be one of the best Christmas gifts!