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Fun stocking stuffers for teens

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In a world full of tech and gadgets, it may seem hard to find great stocking stuffers for teens, but just because teens are in to social media or the latest iPhone apps, it doesn’t mean they won’t still appreciate the small things that fill their stockings. Here are some fun stocking stuffer ideas for teens that won’t break the bank:

Beauty

Scented shower gel, shampoo, body spray or lotion set
Chapstick or lip gloss
Fingernail kit or nail polish
Makeup, lipstick, or makeup brushes kit
Loufah, foot brush, or foot scrub
Tooth whitening kit or spin toothbrush
Perfume or cologne
Compact mirror, brush or comb

Fashion

Guitar string bracelet, chokers, or other trendy jewelry
Fingernail decals
Patterned shoelaces, socks, or flip flops
Funny buttons and pins
Wristlet, trendy wallet or jeweled coin purse
Headbands, hair combs, barrettes or pony tail holders
Colorful hair extensions or colored hair spray
Body glitter or fake tattoos
Fingerless gloves or regular winter gloves
Beanie sock hat or fashion hat
Watch
Small earring stand or ring holder
Fashion scarf or winter scarf
Sunglasses or trendy belt

Electronics, gadgets, and mobile devices

Cell phone case or wristlet
Cell phone screen protector
Cell phone charms
Digital key chain or LED flashlight keychain
Small iPod speakers
Fashion ear buds
iPod or iPad screen protector
Computer tablet stand
Keyboard light
Device stylus
Batteries for devices
Flash drive or flash drive wristband
Prepaid phone cards
iTunes gift cards
Computer games, CDs or DVDs

Sports

Goggles, swim cap or ear plugs
Headband or arm bands
Batting or goalie gloves
Sport socks
Jump rope
Golf balls
Fishing lures

Food

Protein bars
Cheese and cracker packs
Trail mix
Peanuts
Jelly Belly jelly beans
Mints
Flavored tea or coffee
Hot cocoa mix
Microwave popcorn and “movie” boxed candies

Crafts, stationery products and school supplies

Gel pens, Dry Erase markers, mini keychain Sharpies
Novelty note pads or Post-It notes
Novelty push pins and paper clips
Ink stampers with fun messages
School ID holder
Bracelet making kit
Iron-on decals
Jewel or stud clothing embellishments
Fabric paint or pens
Patterned Duck tape and Duck tape creations instructions book
Scrapbooking supplies

Miscellaneous

Guitar pick or drum sticks
Fashion lanyard
Personalized Christmas ornament
Small games such as Scrabble Flash or Uno
Wall decals for bedroom
Contacts or glasses case
Gasoline gift card
Small crossword puzzle, Sudoku, Logic puzzles or other game books
Mad Lib or joke books
Ticket stub album (for movies, concerts, etc.)
Small alarm clock
Subscription to favorite magazine

Many cool stocking stuffers for teens can be found at discount stores such as Five Below, Dolllar Tree, or Dollar General. You can also find great gifts for teens at Target, Spencer Gifts, Icing, Claire’s, Bath & Body Works and more.

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