50 Stocking Stuffers for under $1

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Over the next several weeks I’ll be sharing holiday gift picks on a budget. You’ll find everything you need for a centsible holiday. Start with our Ultimate Holiday Planning Guide and explore our Holiday Gift Guide posts for tons of ideas for everyone on your list.

All of these items are available at my local dollar store, Amazon, Five Below, Walmart, and Target’s Dollar Spot. Availability and selection varies greatly by area.

50 Stocking Stuffers for $1 (or less)

1. Clementines: These are a kid-friendly favorite!
2. Oranges
3. Apples
4. Plums: Sugar or regular plums. ;)
5. Fruit Leather
6. Granola Bars
7.Lollipops
8. Nuts: Assuming no nut allergies are in the house-in shell walnuts can be fun to open.
9. Candy Canes or Candy Canes (with no red dye)
10. Gold Chocolate Coins
11. Candy
12. Gum
13. Lip balm (our favorite-Burt’s Bees is about $2.25 a tube–Burt’s Bees Lip Balm)
14. Small containers of hand sanitizer
15. Sample size lotions
16. Toothbrush: Buy a pack of toothbrushes to save.
17. Card games
18. Pack of cards
19. Jacks and a ball
20. Bouncy balls
21. Play-doh
22. Pens
23. Coloring Books
24. Stickers
25. Crayons
26. Notebooks
27. Pencils
28. Fun erasers
29. Candles
30. Cars
31. Ornaments
32. Frosty coupons
33. Socks
34. Gloves
35. Scarves
36. Plush toys
37. Toys: Knock-off Slinkys, Rubik’s Cube, etc.
38. Stretchy hands
39. Grow capsules
40. Novelty glasses
41. Water Squirters
42. Play microphones
43. Balloons
44. Figures: animals, people, dolls, etc.
45. Costume jewelry
46. Plastic flute
47. Jump rope
48. Glow in the dark stuff: necklaces, bracelets, etc.
49. Batteries
50. Reuasble Mug or Cup

Honorable mention:

  • Dover Books:coloring, crafts, stickers, and more. Depending on where you shop these are $2 and under. If you buy online you can save $10 on $25 or more.
  • Clearance finds: I often find items on super clearance or at outlets that are under $1. I store them throughout the year for gift giving.

What are in your stockings Christmas mornings? What about when you were a kid?

Kelly

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is the founder of The Centsible Life, a blog where motherhood and money meet. Her goal is to help readers live well on less. Kelly is a mom to 4, and loves that she can stay at home with her kids, and still pursue her passions for writing, personal finance, and social media. You can often find her on twitter and Facebook talking money and motherhood.

  • Jendi

    Love this list! I have an abundance of nieces and nephews and always trying to think of inexpensive, consumable items for presents.

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  • jodifur

    great ideas!

  • http://www.singerskitchen.com/ Singerinkitchen

    Love it!

  • http://twitter.com/BarbHoyer Barb Hoyer

    Love the list! I need to put this into Evernote so I have it while I’m out shopping.

    Now that you’ve done this fabulous list for kids, I’d love to hear your suggestions for teenagers, especially male ones. I feel like stocking stuffers for them cost an arm and a leg.

  • melinda

    thats a crazy good list!!!

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