Sometimes the best gifts come in the smallest packages, stuffed in the bottom of a Christmas Day stocking. Stocking stuffers are a great way to add useful gifts, gag gifts, trinkets and more to your child's gift haul. If you need some of the best stocking stuffers for boys we've got you covered.
And don't forget to pass along a note about what you want in the stocking for Mom!
The excitement of unwrapping a prize-filled Ninja Kidz ball is even better than unloading their Christmas stockings! These colorful, compact balls are loaded with playtime goodies for kids. Better yet, they come as a set of two. That means you have enough for a sibling, friend—or double the fun.
Boys sizes 6 to 20 might not enjoy getting these jersey boxer briefs, but parents will be glad to have fresh underwear in their drawers. This two-pack comes in several colors and has a smooth, stretchy fit thanks to its 4-way stretch for the most comfort. These work best for boys who enjoy a slimmer, more fitted style.
Children of all ages (ahem, dads) will enjoy these mini gliding foam airplanes, perfect for indoor and outdoor play. Children ages four and up will have these airplanes gliding through the sky, with little wear and tear thanks to its innovative foam construction.
Fly these down the stairs, outside or from the top of a hill. No matter how you cut it, they'll develop their fine motor skills putting the planes together and figuring out all the right angles.
Practical jokers will get a kick out of this bag of cotton candy rebranded as reindeer farts. Three ounces of holiday-ready peppermint-flavored cotton candy make the perfect stocking stuffer that will have the whole family doubled over in laughter.
It's a fun gag gift idea kids love. Expect them to brag about this one to their friends.
Newborns to ages six and older love these flexible, protective and durable sunglasses that look just like the ones parents and big kids have. Make the most of 100% UVA and UVB protection. These cannot be broken when bent or stepped on, a major bonus for rough-playing kids.
Plus, the brand will replace them in the first year for free if you somehow manage to break them. These also made our list of the best kids' sunglasses.
For boys who would prefer to show their feelings rather than speak them, this compact plushie can help. One side is an angry ninja and the other is a happy turtle, allowing parents to know quickly what kind of mood their child is in. Suitable for ages 4 and up, they can be a helpful communication tool.
Get your boy started on the right foot when it comes to personal hygiene with fun shampoo and conditioner bars. This set of solid personal hygiene products looks great and reduces plastic, and won't have them complain about having to share products with their sisters.
Cold-weather boys ages 4 to 16 with big imaginations will love these light-up gloves. With six flashing modes they'll be able to change lights which can come in handy for playtime as well as walks in the dark. Each pair includes two batteries, plus another four replacement batteries.
These are great for kids of all ages and pair nicely with the best winter boots!
Having boys means having boy feet, which means odor. These sneaker deodorizers will do the trick in removing odor, and they come in boy-approved shapes like basketballs and baseballs. Made for tight spaces like toddler sneakers and gym bags alike, they'll have everyone in the house happy.
Budding scientists will love these ultra-bright glow-in-the-dark stars. Each package has over 200 stars, plus a bonus moon to create a real night sky. Glow for up to 10 hours after being exposed to light for 20 minutes, and they're self-adhesive and can be removed easily.
Jedis, Darth Vader and Stormtroopers—what more could someone want in socks? This three-pack of Star Wars socks has it all and comes in toddler to adult men's sizes, making them a great gift for the whole family.
If your child loves math then they'll love this dice game, made for children ages 6 and up. Players can learn math skills by rolling the dice. The set includes one 12-sided die, give 6-sided dice, a scoring track, instructions and a game bag. Play with two or more people. It's the perfect game for the whole family.
Pluse, these fit easily in pencil cases if they want to bring them to school after the holiday break.
Classic candy with a Christmas-specific twist? Yes, please—sign us up for See's! Drop a whole package in or spread them in everyone's stockings this season. We bet these are great stocking stuffers for Dad, too.
Whether their first wallet or not, boys will love the ease and style of this PUMA tri-fold velcro wallet. Done in a classic '90s style print, it'll remind you of your own childhood. It has a zippered coin pocket for safe storage, two interior pockets and one main bill pocket for them to stash all the holiday cash they earned.
For children ages 7 and up and for 2 to 8 players, this card game asks the classic question "What would you do?" It can work as an icebreaker or a competition to see which family member knows which best, and with over 200 questions and up to 650 answers, it'll keep everyone busy during the doldrums of January.
Your child will love learning to tell time, set an alarm, record video and more in this USB-charged smartwatch. It does not have WiFi or downloading capabilities, and it does not connect to a credit card, making it a safe choice. The watch does however hold up to 50 photos that can be saved and uploaded to a computer.
These watches make great stocking stuffers for younger kids who want to act and look like the older kids in the family.
Tiny at only two inches by two inches, this Bluetooth portable speaker can play up to 60 songs in a row on its battery. It's connectable via AUX cable, too, making it easy to plug in if your child forgets to charge it. Great for indoor and outdoor use, it will allow your boy some independence in playing his music.
It's a perfectly-sized high-quality speaker they'll put on a desk or countertop with ease.
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