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
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
7 || Cool Shoe Laces
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
10 || Stylus
11 || Bean Bags
The perfect simple prop for all kinds of gross motor play.
12 || Rubix Cube
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
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
21 || Sleep Sheep
22 || Jump Rope
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.
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
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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