Best Stocking Stuffers for College Students
This post contains the best stocking stuffers for college students!
With Christmas coming up soon, you might be searching for the perfect gifts to put in your college student’s stocking this year.
Stocking stuffers (or stocking fillers) are small, usually inexpensive gifts and treats that go inside a Christmas stocking.
To help you out, I’ve come up with this ultimate list of the best stocking stuffer ideas that college students are guaranteed to love. There are plenty of fun and unique ideas on this list, many of which cost under $10.
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Here are the best stocking stuffers for college students:
1. Lip Balm
There is nothing worse than your lips getting chapped from the cold winter air! This set of five all-natural lip balms will help and it makes the perfect inexpensive stocking stuffer to give this Christmas.
2. One Question a Day Journal
I personally received this One Question a Day journal as a gift and it’s been really fun to fill out every day and see how my answers change each year! This is a great stocking stuffer for college students because it allows them to keep a record of their college years in just one minute a day.
3. Fuzzy Socks
You can’t go wrong with a set of fuzzy socks as a stocking stuffer for your college student. These cozy socks are perfect for when she goes back to school to wear around the dorms during the cold winter months!
4. Nutella to Go
I am basically obsessed with Nutella so this is something I would love to get in my Christmas stocking! These individual Nutella to Go snack packs come with Nutella and breadsticks for dipping. So yummy!
5. Personal Alarm
This is a great stocking stuffer idea that will keep your college student safe while at school. For safety purposes, a tiny personal alarm is a smart thing to carry around campus, especially for college girls.
6. Portable Charger
A compact portable cellphone charger is exactly what I’ve used for more than five years now and it was a lifesaver during college! I can’t count how many times this little thing kept my phone from dying. It makes the perfect inexpensive stocking stuffer for college students they’re sure to appreciate.
7. Aromatherapy Dough
Yes, this is basically adult Play-Doh and it’s so much fun! This lavender-scented aromatherapy dough will delight any college student and is great for relieving stress. This is the perfect unique Christmas stocking stuffer.
8. Skincare Masks
Another relaxing and stress-relieving stocking stuffer for college students is rejuvenating skincare masks. These are super affordable and will let your college student have a spa-like experience even from their dorm room!
9. Gift Cards
Gift cards are a go-to stocking stuffer for college students and it’s because they’re just so useful! You really can’t go wrong with a gift card at Christmas.
Here are some ideas of gift cards college students will love:
- Amazon gift card
- Starbucks gift card for coffee
- Movie theater gift card
- Gift card to their favorite fast food restaurant
10. Sriracha Keychain
This is such a funny stocking stuffer ideas that’s perfect for anyone who’s obsessed with sriracha sauce! If your college student loves to put hot sauce on everything, then they will be absolutely thrilled to have their own portable sriracha dispenser keychain wherever they go!
11. PopSocket Phone Grip
A PopSocket phone grip is a useful gadget that attaches to the back of your cellphone or tablet and makes it easier to grip or prop up. They also have a bunch of different cute designs you can choose from. This makes a great inexpensive stocking stuffer for college students!
12. Extra Long Charging Cable
Another inexpensive tech gift that makes a great stocking stuffer for college students is an extra long cellphone charging cable.
This six-foot cord is perfect for charging your phone from a distance (especially on your dorm bed if it’s lofted!) and if your college student is always losing their charging cords, they’ll be glad to have an extra!
13. Planner Stickers
Is your college student obsessed with her planner and all things organization? I know I was! A pack of planner stickers is the perfect fun stocking stuffer for college students who love to stay organized.
14. Inspirational Coloring Book
Adult coloring books are all the rage right now and it’s not hard to see why! They’re great for creativity and stress relief. This inspirational coloring book is a cute stocking stuffer idea that will keep your college student feeling motivated.
15. Sloth Mug
Okay, how cute is this sloth mug that comes with a pack of hot cocoa powder?! Any college student will love sipping out of this adorable mug all winter. Such a cute idea for a stocking stuffer for college students.
16. Scalp Massager
Hear me out, these scalp massagers might look odd but I promise they work! I got one of these in my stocking one year for Christmas and I love it for getting rid of headaches. This is a super inexpensive stocking stuffer for college students that will definitely be useful!
17. Tile Mate
Have a college student who’s always losing their keys? This is the perfect solution! A Tile Mate is a little Bluetooth-enabled gadget they attach can to their keychain and it tracks them through an app in case they ever misplace them!
18. Scratch-Off Lottery Tickets
This is a fun alternative to putting cash or gift cards in a Christmas stocking. I personally don’t like to gamble, but any time I’ve gotten a scratch-off lottery ticket as a gift I have to admit it’s been fun to play it and see if I win anything!
19. Colorful Pens
What better way to get ready for the upcoming school semester than with some fancy school supplies? These high-quality colorful pens are designed for notetaking or journaling and are great for college students.
20. Avocado Slicer
For the avocado-obsessed college student, you cannot go wrong with this gift! An avocado slicer lets you split, pit, and slice an avocado all in one. They can even make their own fresh guacamole with one of these on hand!
21. Hand Warmers
If your college student goes to school somewhere with very cold winters, this is a great stocking stuffer to send them back to campus with. HotHands hand warmers can go inside your gloves, pockets, or socks and work super well for keeping you warm, even on the coldest winter days!
Because you never know when you’ll need an 11-in-one multi tool that includes a can opener, ruler, wrench, flat screwdriver, cutting edge, beer bottle opener, and more! It’s a practical gift, and small enough to fit inside a wallet too.
23. Bring Me Coffee Socks
This pair of fuzzy socks reading “If You Can Read This, Bring Me Some Coffee” on the soles is the perfect stocking stuffer for coffee-loving college students! Not to mention they’re so cozy for the winter.
24. Nail Polish Bottle Holder
You can polish your nails on the go with this wearable nail polish bottle holder. (No worrying about knocking over the bottle!) This would be a good stocking stuffer for college girls to give along with a couple bottles of nail polish!
25. Instax Film
One really popular Christmas gift for college girls is an Instax Mini instant camera. I have one of these and I absolutely love it! However, I’m always running out of film packs for my camera.
So a pack of Instax instant film is a super useful and inexpensive stocking stuffer for anyone who has this camera.
26. Silk Sleep Mask
A silk sleep mask is an inexpensive yet luxurious stocking stuffer for college students. Perfect for helping them get some sleep before a big exam!
You can literally never go wrong with cold, hard cash at Christmas!
Trust me, every college student will be grateful to receive some money in their stocking this year, even if it’s just $10 or $20.
When in doubt, this is always a guaranteed hit of a Christmas gift.
Bonus Stocking Stuffers for College Students
Looking for even more ideas for stocking stuffers for college students?
Here are 25+ additional ideas for stocking stuffers you can give this Christmas:
- Gum or mints
- Card game
- Rubik’s Cube
- Shaving cream
- Phone case
- Laundry detergent
- Dryer sheets
- Beef jerky
- Stress ball
- Hand sanitizer
- Hair ties
- Nail files
- Oranges and apples
- Mixed nuts
- Candy canes
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