It’s that time of year again, so time to fill up his stocking! Men tend to be the most difficult when coming up with ideas of what to use as Stocking Stuffers for Men, so we’ve come up with a list of over 100 ideas for you to use!
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Cheap Stocking Stuffers For Men
Stocking Stuffers aren’t meant to be too terribly expensive. You can either set a budget for how much you want to spend for the whole stocking together, or fill the stocking with a few larger items to make it worth while.
A stocking stuffer is not typically something you would wrap under the tree and give as the actual gift. Rather it’s a collection of smaller and cheaper items you can add to the stocking to gift him on Christmas.
Find some affordable options in different stores by searching for small items he would love to have.
Useful Stocking Stuffers For Him
Of course you don’t want to fill his stocking with random stuff he will never use and just throw away. So think of things that he will actually want and that will make sense to him. It’s better to have a stocking of 3 great items he will enjoy than 10 random items that have no purpose.
What Do You Put In A Man’s Christmas Stocking?
Deciding what to put in a mans stocking will depend on the man you are gifting. Think about:
-What He Likes
-What He Needs
-What He Buys For Himself
-What Foods He Likes
-What Hobbies He Has
-What His Job Is
-What Would Be Special For Him
-What His Favorite Snacks Are
-What He Likes To Do
These will give you great starter ideas. Come up with some little gifts that can represent each category.
Themed Stocking Stuffer Ideas For Him
If your man loves a sports team, think about filling up his stocking full of his favorite teams products.
If he’s a foodie, he’ll probably appreciate lots of snacks and food toppings.
Does he travel a lot? Fill his whole stocking of things he may need when he travels.
Where Can I Buy Cheap Stocking Stuffers?
We have found some great Stocking Stuffer Products from:
-Target’s Dollar Spot
Really, anywhere you shop, you’re sure to find some cheap stocking stuffer ideas if you think small and affordable.
Here are 101+ Awesome Stocking Stuffers for Him
We know lots of people just want to be told what exactly to buy, so we’ve added some links to direct product ideas you can purchase direct and not even have to leave the house.
I’m a fisherman’s wife, so of course I have to add this one to the list! Lures, baits, hooks, etc. are perfect for any guy who likes to go out and fish at least one day of the year. If your guy doesn’t fish, think of something else he likes to do and get him a mini gift from that.
Every businessman should have a favorite pen. Gift him his new fav in his stocking this year!
Hankies are always a good idea for those men who like to carry one around. Or opt for pocket squares to help jazz up his suits next year.
If your man likes hot sauce, this one could be fun. There are all types of interesting ones he’s probably never heard of. Find him some that he can test out and see if he can stand. We like this one, this one, and this one.
Thinking about getting him tickets to his favorite sports team, tickets to the movies, or tickets to a play? Whatever your choice, tickets make a great stocking stuffer.
Add a pair of work gloves he can use. Depending on what he does, you can grab some very affordable gloves at your local tool shop, or maybe some driving gloves or snow gloves if that’s better for him.
If he’s an outdoor guy, he’ll probably want to own a few lighters for camping, cooking outdoors or smoking the occasional cigar.
Can you ever have enough headphones? How many times does he leave them at work when he heads to the gym? Or leaves them at home when he’s on his commute? Get him and extra set so he can keep them in multiple places.
Another one we seem to never have enough of. Extra phone chargers are one of our favorite stocking stuffers for anyone!
Get him the gift of a clean shave with a sharp new razor.
Make it a bit fun and add some lotto tickets to his gift. Cross your fingers and hope he gets lucky!
Tire Pressure Gauge
This is a great tool to have in your car, and small enough for the perfect stocking stuffer.
Add some of his favorite candy to the mix. Does he have a favorite candy he had as a child that may be difficult to find? Look for some old school candy and surprise him on Christmas. Check out some of the most popular candy of each decade!
Special Bottle of Beer
If your guy like trying different craft beers, find him some fun new bottles to try.
Not into beer? Grab some airplane liquor bottles and he can have some spiced hot cocoa later.
Shop rags are perfect for the guy who likes to work on his car, or get dirty outside.
Headlamps are very handy in lots of different situations. Perfect for emergencies, and definitely if he likes to camp.
My dad instilled in us at a very young age how important flashlights are for emergencies. Add a new one to his collection so he has one wherever he needs.
Add a $5 gift card to his favorite ice cream, coffee, or refreshment place. Starbucks, Cold Stones, Jamba Juice
Get him a beanie to help keep him warm this winter. He’s probably still wearing his old one that may not be the nicest to look at anymore.
Winter days bring out dry lips, so keep them nice and kissable with some chapstick.
You can add a great decal of his favorite company, team, or funny saying to his stocking. He can add them to his toolbox, computer, car, wherever!
Men can always use more socks, but instead of his plain ol boring ones, find some funny ones he’ll love to wear to brighten his days.
There are so many great options out there for bottle openers now, you’re sure to find the perfect one.
Who doesn’t like these silly gifts?! And playing with slime or silly putty can be lots of fun and make you feel like a kid again.
Get him a great shot glass to add to his collection. It can be a favorite team he loves, or a funny one to make him laugh.
It’s a running joke that everyone gets men ties for Christmas, and it can be a boring gift. But they always seem to need them. Add it to his stocking stuffer so you can save the real gift for something he’ll love.
If he’s a whiskey drinker, he’ll love these whiskey stones. Instead of having watered down whiskey from the ice cubes, he can freeze these and have a nice glass of his favorite whiskey. There are several versions like the classic cube, sports shaped, or you can go the ice mold route, and the ice won’t melt as fast.
He’s sure to always be carrying his keys around, so give him an awesome keychain to make his keys more unique.
Add to his toolbox collection with a cool screwdriver he would love to own. We thought this one was so cool.
Is it about time for him to switch out his wallet? Gift him a cool sleek wallet or another one of his favorite styles.
Keep him smelling fresh after his grooming with some good after shave.
If your honey is a grill master, he will appreciate some new spices and rubs to help make his food top notch.
Micro SD Card
We’re always needing more micro SD Cards for our GoPros and cameras. Get him one so he can keep recording all his adventures.
If he’s not a wallet guy, go for a new money clip. They have some with cool decals and some that come with tools too.
Men wear the same belts over and over and don’t often think of replacing them until they break. Add a new belt to his stocking so he’ll be ahead of the game.
Bring a little fun to the stocking with his own personal mini nerf gun. He’ll probably spend a good portion of the day playing with it.
Help make him look top notch and complete his suit with some great cuff links.
And add a tie bar for him as well.
Lens Or Screen Cleaning Kit
Now days, everything is a screen or glass. If he wears glasses, get him a new lens cleaning kit. Or a screen cleaning kit for his laptop, computer, tablet, phone, kindle, etc.
Add some gum for him to enjoy in his stocking. Find some of the flavors he use to chew as a boy and bring back some old memories.
Love Coupon Book
A deck of cards can be a good stocking stuffer idea, but we prefer to gift him Uno! Check out our favorite versions for Couples Game Nights.
If he loves to golf, he probably could always use some new golf balls. Find some with cool logos to make them special.
Crosswords, Sudoku, Word Searches…these are all great puzzle books for him to take along on his next travel day.
Combs seem to be another thing guys don’t typically think about until it breaks. Get him a pocket comb he can take with him, or a replacement comb for the house.
Phone Holder/Pop Socket
There are so many cool phone holders you can get to make it easier for him to hold his phone throughout the day. Or check out the phone stands for him to prop it up with ease.
How about getting him a bunch of tools in one? He can use a pocket one, or one with all the gadgets. Find some small affordable ones like this handy tool, this Pen Ninja, or this credit card size multi survival tool.
We love games, and think it’s a great idea to add these to his stocking stuffers! You can find mini travel games, dice games, and small boxed games as well.
Better yet, get a personalized hammer with something special engraved. Or a hammer with his teams favorite logo.
Keep him wrapped up nice and warm with a new scarf he can wear all winter.
Time to get that car smelling fresh again. Buy him a nice car freshener he can use to enjoy during his drives.
Yes we all have phones and technology can take car of this, but for those who still like the traditional paper planner, add a new year pocket planner for him to use all year long.
Gotta keep his knives sharp, and what better way than with a real knife sharpener. Better than having him try it his way!
He’s probably always using batteries and can probably use some more. This is more of a practical stocking stuffer gift for him, but one that is sure to be put to good use.
Get him some new shaving cream he can use to keep his face nice and smooth.
Raid the cheap DVD bin at Wal-Mart and find some funny ones or classics to add to his collection.
Throw in a new toothbrush for the new year. Get a fun one instead of his typical boring toothbrush so he can see it every day.
Get him a fancy bow tie for your next formal event together.
If he’s a coffee lover, find some specialty blends he can enjoy on his days off.
Spruce up his keys with a new decorated house key. You can have it pre-cut, or give him the key to have him go cut it, so you’re sure it’s a good match. You can find these at your local hardware store, or places like Wal-Mart and Bed, Bath, and Beyond. But here are some of our favs you probably won’t find in stores: Gun Key, Sword Key, Tool Key and a whole collection of different keys.
Does he have files he’s always sending back and forth? Get him a thumb drive to make it easier.
If he likes to read at night, you can get one of these book lights so he doesn’t have to keep the light on keeping everyone up.
Travel Size Cologne
He probably doesn’t buy much or any of his cologne himself, get him a new travel scent for him to try out.
Perfect for the Grill Master or chef in your house. He can make the perfect steak!
Eye Glass Repair Kit
Get him a Kit for when and if his glasses break. It’s always better to be prepared for it than to not have anything you need when it happens.
Add in some of his favorite hair gel that he may be running out of.
Heading out for a trip soon? Find a cool new luggage tag he can add to his bag.
Mini Flasks can fit in a stocking great and you can even have them engraved if you wanted.
Men and their tools. Give him his new favorite pocket knife he can carry around with him.
Collapsible Travel Bottle
These things are so cool. Lightweight and they don’t take up much room, but he’ll always have a place to add drinking water to while he’s out.
A stress ball for his office would be a fun stocking stuffer.
Grab a good paperback you think he’ll enjoy and he can have hours of reading pleasure.
If he travels to foreign countries, he’ll need travel adapters for all his electronics.
Trick Puzzle Games
We found a few of these, and my husband could not get enough.
Add in some specialty nuts with all different flavors.
If he has an office at work, think of some office supplies he might need, or ones he might want to replace.
Get him a cool new tape measure. You can find mini keychain ones, or digital ones too.
If he’s outside running, on his morning commute, or anywhere his hands can get really cold, he’ll be thanking you for these.
He could probably use a new glasses case, since it’s probably the same one he got when he first got the glasses.
Find a cool magnet he can use in his man cave, at the office, or on the fridge.
New flavored Popcorn toppings are always fun. He can transform popcorn into any flavor treat he desires.
Let him add a silly new Christmas ornament to the tree this year.
If he travels a lot, fishes different lakes, or goes on hikes, a paper map is a great idea.
Make a personalized note pad for him to use in his office with a cool quote or funny saying on each page.
Another tool that is probably a bit used and run down, so he can probably use a fresh set.
Help him stay charged at all times with a new car charger for his phone.
A practical but needed gift for men.
Cell Phone Case
Is his cell phone case looking a bit worn? Get him a new one to protect his phone better.
Keep his breath nice and fresh with a box of mints he can carry with him.
Especially if he’s a hiker, a compass would be a great idea when he’s out of cell phone service and off the path.
Does he play guitar? Get him some new picks to play with.
Grab some specialty cigars for him to enjoy during a celebration throughout the year.
If your man has a beard, help keep it tame and looking fresh with some great beard oil.
You can add in patches of his favorite brand, team, saying so he can use them on his hats, luggage, or display them.
When you’re working on filling up his stocking, just remember to try to work with what he likes…and stay away from junk that’s just going to take up space and get thrown away later. Stockings are fun little extras to spoil him on the day and give him a few fun presents that don’t cost a ton.