So you’ve bought them big gifts that have left quite a dent in your wallet, but you just don’t know what to put in their stocking. Everyone knows that grabbing those Christmas stockings is one of the best parts of the season, so we’re here to help you find some trendy, affordable, and small items that are perfect for the occasion. Below, we’ve rounded up the best stocking stuffer deals from Amazon, Walmart, and Best Buy.
Ah, the holiday season. Cheerful and joyful and… incredibly stressful because you can’t seem to find suitable stocking stuffer ideas for everyone on your list. If so, we have that. After all, you deserve to kick your feet up, enjoy a pointy eggnog, and spend time with your loved ones this season — instead of frantically searching the internet for a good deal. We’re looking for elves here at Mashable, so here are some stocking fillers that are sure to please everyone.
The Fujifilm Instax Mini Link 2 is an ideal gift for anyone who needs to upgrade their phone storage annually due to the number of photos they have, and the teenager in your life is probably a good contender. This smartphone printer connects seamlessly to your phone via the Instax Mini Link app and lets you pick out your favorite photos and convert them into Polaroid-style prints. As an added bonus, you can spice up your photos with doodles, shapes and filters.
While AirTags may not be the most popular in the world exciting gift, they are certainly useful (especially for those who seem to have a real problem with losing stuff). The tags can be attached to everything from your keys, backpack, wallet and luggage, and connect to your Apple device with one tap. Then you can find what they are attached to through the “Find My” app. Gone are the days of losing things forever.
A massage gun is heaven on earth for anyone who trains and gets muscle pain/cramps/stiffness. The small but powerful Therabody Theragun mini connects via Bluetooth to the compatible app, where users can customize massage routines, watch educational demonstrations, target specific muscle groups and more. Plus, the latest second-generation model is 30% lighter than the previous Theragun model, so you can rest assured the stocking won’t tear!
There are plenty of smart speakers on the market, but Amazon’s Echo Pop makes an ideal stocking stuffer thanks to its cute and compact size. It’s also more affordable than some of Amazon’s more widely known options, like the Echo Dot. The colorful Alexa-enabled companion can keep you updated on the weather, important reminders and current events, and let you make calls, reorder your favorite Amazon purchases and pump out playlists like a champ.
Our favorite budget pick for a streaming device, the Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K, can turn any old TV into a smart TV with its plug-and-play dongle. Just plug it into an HDMI port and you can access Netflix, Hulu, Max, Peacock, Disney+ and all other streaming apps straight from your TV. The Alexa remote lets you find, start, and control what you want to watch using your voice.
The Beats Studio Buds, a Mashable Choice product, are excellent entry-level noise-canceling earbuds. They offer powerful bass, long battery life, spacious audio and premium comfort, making them a superior choice to the entry-level AirPods. Furthermore, they are currently down to an all-time low of $89.95, from $149.95.
Our favorite compact Bluetooth speaker on the market, the JBL Clip, pumps out surprisingly big sound for up to 10 hours on a charge, in a package that fits in the palm of your hand. Weighing only 230 grams, it can easily be clipped to your clothes, backpack or bag without weighing you down. It comes in a variety of fun color options to match your giftee too.
Give the gift of better health—or at least better health awareness—with a Fitbit Inspire 3. Our friends at PCMag (owned by Mashable’s publisher Ziff Davis) called it the “best fitness tracker you can get for less than $100′, thanks to its discreet design, ultra-long battery life (up to 10 days!), vibrant always-on display, activity and sleep features, and SpO2 sensor.
The most famous Solawave skincare wand combines red light therapy, microcurrents, facial massage and therapeutic heat to deliver visible results when it comes to puffiness, fine lines, dark circles, blemishes and more. It earned a Mashable Choice award and tops our list of skincare tech we’ve tested and loved.
Everyone has a golf-obsessed person in their life, right? A laser rangefinder, such as the Callaway 300 Pro, provides highly accurate distance and slope measurements to improve a golfer’s game. It has a range of 5-1000 meters, Pin Acquisition Technology, pulse technology and other useful functions for the track.
This cute and quirky 35mm camera allows amateur photographers to get into film photography without a huge learning curve. It’s compatible and rechargeable with 35mm color and black-and-white film, has a fixed shutter speed and a built-in flash, and comes with a roll of 24-exposure 35mm film, all for less than $20.
For the gamer in your family, you can’t go wrong with a brand new video game in a stocking. Best Buy currently has select PlayStation and Xbox video games on sale for up to 50% off during the holiday season, including Madden NFL 24 Standard Edition, Sonic Superstars, Grand Theft Auto V Standard Edition, Just dance 2024and many others.