Hands down one of my favorite holiday traditions when I was younger was getting a look at what was inside my stocking. Whether it was the Pogs I hoped for in grade school or Bonnie Bell Lip Smackers of my teenage years (P.S. I love that both of these are still a thing), discovering what Santa left behind was always a thrill. Now that I have a daughter, I am passing along the festive fun that my parents did to me and, also in the truest fashion of my deals-scoring mama, I'm on the lookout for stocking stuffers under $5.
What you'll find below is everything from candy to beauty products to a shark hand puppet that will help round out your stocking stuffing stash. Bonus? All of the tiny gifts clock in under or exactly at $5. You'll find candy at Target, beauty products galore at Ulta, and even fun ideas from The Land of Nod. (And who the heck ever thought you would find something under $5 there, am I right?)
Of course, while I know you will be shopping for the little ones in your life, I also included some ideas for the big kids, like cozy socks and a manicure set. Because, hey, if they're anything like me, then they're probably still hoping for a stocking, too.