These last minute gift ideas and stocking stuffers for kids will make things easy as you finish up your holiday shopping!
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Waited until the last minute on some holiday gifts? Don’t worry. You’re not alone.
Whether there was a kiddo or two who you accidentally left off your list or you feel like you need to add a little something to your kiddo’s stack of gifts – we’ve all been there!
Luckily, there are plenty of super quick and easy, kid-friendly gift options that you can grab on your way to that holiday party or order for quick delivery with your amazon prime membership.
Grab them today before it’s too late!
Last Minute Kids Gift Ideas and Stocking Stuffers
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1 || BamTape and WooTape
Ok, so I put these on the list because I’m kind of hoping that they’re in my stocking this year. But kids will love both of these! Click here to find BamTape and here for WooTape.
2 || Cards
Regular playing cards and other card games like Slamwich and Spot It are perfect last minute gift ideas (and small enough to fit in a stocking!). Check out some of our best ideas for using playing cards to promote movement!
3 || Automoblox
A favorite of all 3 of my boys! These little cars are a fun fine motor challenge with a pretty design.
4 || Wikki Stix
Wikki Stix are an oldie but a goodie. There are so many different ways to play with these wax-covered sticks!
5 || DIY Erasers Set
My nieces are way into mini-erasers (collecting them, sorting them, etc.), so I thought it would be fun to let them try making their own!
6 || Thinking Putty or Kinetic Sand
A perfect stocking stuffer idea for kids who like tactile play. Check out this cute make-your-own snowman sand kit! And here’s where you can find Thinking Putty and Kinetic Sand!
7 || Cool Shoe Laces
For kids who are learning how to tie their shoes, how about a cool pair of laces? Or, a pair of elastic laces to make life even easier?
8 || Stickers and Sticker Books
We love using stickers for fine motor and gross motor play! This sticker book is super fun.
9 || Fidget Toys
There is a huge variety of these on the market these days, from fidget cubes to fidget spinners and more! Or you can try these easy DIY fidget tools.
10 || Stylus
For kids who like to use tablets and other devices, using a stylus is a great way to have them working on pencil grasp while they play!
11 || Bean Bags
The perfect simple prop for all kinds of gross motor play.
12 || Rubix Cube
These old school toys are back in style and now they come in all kinds of shapes and sizes (e.g. pyramid)
13 || Paper, Pen, and Sticky Notes
My 4-year-old is obsessed with this inexpensive little set. Perfect stocking stuffer idea!
14 || Vibrating Pen
This is a fun drawing tool that can increase visual attention, engagement, and awareness during drawing and early writing tasks.
15 || Bath Tub Crayons
Here’s another fun way to work on drawing and early writing skills! Kids will love the novelty of writing on the walls in the tub. Check out our favorite bath time ideas for promoting developmental skills and these ideas for how to promote language during bath time!
16 || Window Markers
This is a great option for encouraging work on vertical surfaces!
17 || Barrel of Monkeys
Kids have loved this fine motor and visual motor challenge for generations!
18 || Camelbak Water Bottle
This is my most-recommended idea for kids who chew on everything (shirts, pens, pencils, etc.). They’re a totally inconspicuous oral sensory option that is appropriate from toddlerhood through adulthood.
20 || Activity Tracker
Great for kids who like to move…or for kids who need a little encouragement in this department. Check out our free activity tracker printable challenges! Check out this activity tracker for kids!
21 || Sleep Sheep
A perfect gift idea for little ones who struggle with sleep. Their parents will thank you too!
22 || Jump Rope
Pick up a cool one and then have a blast with these free printable jump rope game cards!
23 || Treats and Snacks
Try one of these oral sensory snack ideas for kids who need chewy or crunchy options to attend and focus.
24 || TrueBalance Game
This fun coordination and balance game is definitely in my kiddos’ stockings this year.
25 || Puzzle Erasers
We love these cute mini erasers because of their fine motor benefits – kids love them too!
26 || Fun Straws
Every kiddo loves this fun idea! A great option to keep tucked away in the kitchen drawer for smoothies!
27 || Bike Wheel Lights
These bike lights are a perfect gift for kiddos who like to take off on their bikes around the neighborhood – or a motivator for kids who might not always want to be so active.
28 || Dot Markers
One of our all-time favorite art supplies at The Treehouse! The kids love these fun markers and we had fun coming up with lots of fun ways to play and learn with them!
29 || Pop Toobs
There are so many great ways to play with this simple toy and kids love the auditory and tactile feedback they provide!
30 || GloPals
A new favorite of our kids at home and at work, GloPals are the perfect addition to a water table or bath tub!
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Kid-friendly gift options that you can grab on your way to that holiday party or order for quick delivery with your amazon prime membership.