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Stocking stuffer gift ideas for kids, adults

Sometimes the best gifts come in small packages. These affordable toys, beauty items and other fun ideas make great stocking stuffers for everyone on your list.  

GameRox

With this five-step collectible stones game, kids roll,
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With this five-step collectible stones game, kids roll, toss and scope stones until someone wins. The goal for each step is to toss one stone in the air and then scoop up a set number of stones before the stone falls back down. There are more than 150 stones to collect. For ages 8 and older; $9.99; gamerox.mgae.com

Holiday Critter Lip Balm

Find flavored lip balm inside these cute holiday
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Find flavored lip balm inside these cute holiday critters. The set comes with vanilla, grape and blueberry flavors; $9.95 at Paper Source.

Tic Tac Toy XOXO Friends

Based on YouTube's Tic Tac Toy, these collectible
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Based on YouTube's Tic Tac Toy, these collectible friends come with wings and silly accessories that can be swapped with other XOXO figures. Kids can follow the numbers on the boxes to find eight hidden surprises. There are 12 to collect. For ages 3 and older; $3.99 each; walmart.com and target.com.

5 Surprise Mini Brands Series 2

As kids unwrap these capsules they'll find five
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As kids unwrap these capsules they'll find five surprise mini collectibles, such as mini Spam, Mentos, Dove, Skippy and more than 70 other brands. Kids may also find mini shopping accessories like a shopping trolley, shelves and shopping basket. For ages 4 and older; $5.99; zuru.com.

Plush sleep mask

Not your average sleep mask, this cute, cuddly,
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Not your average sleep mask, this cute, cuddly, plush number will have you smiling in your sleep, $12.95 by Aerie at American Eagle stores.

Pop Pop Hair Surprise

​​​​​​This three-in-one unboxing toy comes with a Pop
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​​​​​​This three-in-one unboxing toy comes with a Pop Brush that really brushes hair and features a handle that twists off to become a spray bottle. Pop open the roller to find a Pop Hair Pet, a collectible character with extra-long hair. Pop Hair Pets double as pencil toppers. The set also comes with a rubber band that kids can add the Pop Hair Pets into their own hair. There are more than 25 to collect. For ages 6 and older; $9.99; mgae.com.

Pinata Fiesta

Just like a traditional piñata, kids can pull
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Just like a traditional piñata, kids can pull the three different strings to open the different compartments, which are filled with surprises. There are 12 different designs to choose from, such as Pony, Cupcake, Unicorn, Taco, Rainbow, donut, Birthday Cake and more. Each plastic piñata is re-usable and includes three party-themed charms, like Tropical or Movie Night, a bracelet or ring, stickers and loose confetti. For ages 4 and older; $7.99; jakks.com.

Treasure X Aliens

In this gooey dissection kit, kids can open
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In this gooey dissection kit, kids can open the alien's tummt to find and save a treasure hunter. The set comes with a tweezer tool for pulling out the treasure hunter and other hidden gems, a bag of reusable slime and more. For ages 5 and older; $14.99; moosetoys.com.

Winter Candy Apple Bath Fizzy

Add this fizzy to a bath for a
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Add this fizzy to a bath for a pop of color and a skin-softening soak. This Christmas version features a blend of red apple, rose and cinnamon; $9.99; Bath & Body Works.

Lucky Fortune

Each collectible bracelet comes in a plastic fortune
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Each collectible bracelet comes in a plastic fortune cookie that kids can split open to reveal their new piece of jewelry, and a fortune with an inspiring message. There are 100 bracelets to collect and each comes with a special charm, such as pizza, a four-leaf clover, a starfish and more. For ages 6 and older; $3.99 for a single pack, $11.99 for a 4-pack take-out box; luckyfortune.wowwee.com.

Cutetitos Babitos Series 1

These new surprise-packed three-inch plush animals that come
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These new surprise-packed three-inch plush animals that come hidden in a burrito blanket. There are 12 different characters to collect, such as Giraffito, Chipmunkito, Owlito and more. What's more, each pet comes with a gender reveal diaper. For ages 3 and older; $7.99; basicfun.com.

L.O.L. Surprise! Glitter Globe Doll Winter Disco Series

The newest L.O.L. Surprise! doll features sparkling glitter
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The newest L.O.L. Surprise! doll features sparkling glitter that floats inside like a snow globe. Feed the dolls water to reveal their glitter hair. Each set includes eight surprises, such as a pacifier, bottle, an outfit and more. For ages 6 and older; $10.99; lolsurprise.mgae.com.

Scunci Elastics Set

Secure hair in a ponytail or wear it
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Secure hair in a ponytail or wear it around your wrist to be on trend, this six-pack of flexible spirals come in light pink, mauve, charcoal, mint, eggplant and navy; $2.99; Target stores.

Fluffy Cloudz

This new colorful slime is stretchy and comes
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This new colorful slime is stretchy and comes in fruit-flavored scents, like Berry Blast, Cococraze, Grape Squeeze, Melon Mania, Peach Paradise and Piney Party. Each jar comes with a surprise charm. For ages 4 and older; $9.99; wecooltoys.com.

Orb Odditeez Morphimals

These bendable toys start as a collectible character
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These bendable toys start as a collectible character that kids can twist, mold, pull or squish into new shapes and sizes. For ages 5 and older; $9.99; orbtoys.com.

World of Nanables

Each collectible house comes with two Nanable figures
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Each collectible house comes with two Nanable figures and a viewer to peek inside their figure's life. Scan them into the free app for an augmented reality experience. Kids can create their own world with the two collections, which include Cupcake Place, Dusted Donut Diner, Gumdrop Gazebo, Lolli-Pop Stars Dance Studio, Make It Rain-bow Arcade, Twinkle Twinkle Inn, Sparkle Day Spa and more. There are 12 houses to collect in all. For ages 6 and older; $5.99; jazwares.com.

Pacifica Lip Balm Trio

This 100 percent vegan and cruelty-free set includes
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This 100 percent vegan and cruelty-free set includes three types of Pacifica lip care items: Sugar Candied Lemon & Sugar Lip Scrub, Bali Coconut lip balm and Bali Rose Water lip balm; $9.99 at pacificabeauty.com.

Cat & Jack Reindeer Headband in Pink

Little ones can get into the holiday spirit
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Little ones can get into the holiday spirit with this reindeer headband featuring gold glitter, and pink and white roses; $5.99; Target stores.

Burt’s Bees Mistletoe Kiss Gift Set

Featuring a hint of color and made with
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Featuring a hint of color and made with Shea Butter, Vitamin E, fruit oils and more, this gift set features Pomegranate Lip Balm, Peony Lip Shimmer and Hibiscus Tinted Lip Balm; $9.99; burtsbees.com.

Old Navy Sherpa Slipper Socks

These festive soft-knit slipper socks feature a warm
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These festive soft-knit slipper socks feature a warm sherpa lining, fold-over cuffs and textured gripper-dots on the sole. Designs include a Wiener Dog, Snow Cone, Pink Penguin, Skating Bears, Red Plaid, Candy Canes and more; $8 each at Old Navy.

Blume

Packaged in a flower pot, kids can add
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Packaged in a flower pot, kids can add a few drops of water to the "seeds" and the blume doll will start to grow. Each doll has a unique, over-the-top hairstyle, and comes with different outfits, handbags, mini friends and sticker books. There are 22 to collect in the first collection. For ages 5 and older; $9.99; blumedolls.com.

MushMeez

These soft, stretchable plush animals come in a
Credit: Beverly Hills Teddy Bear Co.

These soft, stretchable plush animals come in a variety of characters and colors, such as penguin, dog, unicorn, narwhal, llama and more. They are also available in three different sizes. For ages 7 and older; $6.99; bhteddybear.com.

Candylocks

Shaped like a cotton candy cone, kids can
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Shaped like a cotton candy cone, kids can unwrap to reveal a doll. She has sweet-smelling hair in scents like vanilla cupcake and multicolored hair that makes it easy to create braids, twists, buns and ponytails. She also comes with mystery accessories. There are 15 dolls to collect. For ages 5 and older; $9.99; spinmaster.com

 

Foodie Surprise

Open the mystery food car to reveal all
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Open the mystery food car to reveal all the supplies needed to create cute treats as well as collectible characters. Using the surprise ingredients, mixing trays, spoons and more, kids can make their own edible candy. Food cart themes include sushi, pizza, ice cream and more. For ages 6 and older; $9.99; redwood-ventures.com.

Target Beauty Sheet Mask Set

This gift set features six face masks that
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This gift set features six face masks that exfoliate, refresh, brighten and hydrate your skin; $12.99; Target stores.

Christmas Cookie Ultra Shea Body Cream

Smell as sweet as the season with new
Credit: Bath & Body Works

Smell as sweet as the season with new Christmas Cookie body cream, which features cookie dough, almond biscotti and caramel wood frangrance notes; $13.50; Bath & Body Works.

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