The top 33 stocking stuffers under $20 you can get on Amazon


The holidays will be here before you know it, so it’s never too early to start shopping for gifts for everyone on your list.

Amazon is a treasure trove of affordable, fun and practical gifts that will bring a smile to your loved ones’ faces. Here are 33 of the best stocking stuffers or holiday gifts (especially if you have tiny stockings!) under $20 available through the online retailer.

Gifts Everyone Will Love

Classic Jenga Game, $6.88, Amazon

This classic game is fun for all ages and is perfect for playing at all your holiday parties with friends and family.


Mini Waffle Maker, $14.99, Amazon

This compact and lightweight kitchen tool can make a variety of dishes, from paninis to hash browns, and is a No. 1 best-seller in Amazon Launchpad Kitchen.


Stainless Steel Reusable Drinking Straws, Set of 8, $7.99, Amazon

These metal straws are a must-have for any environmentalist who wants to stay hydrated all day long. Bonus: The set comes with two straw brushes, which are a must for keeping reusable straws clean.


Magic 8 Ball, $5.69, Amazon

A sleepover classic for generations, a Magic 8 Ball is a fun way to get answers to all your deepest questions. Kids will love this, and adults will love the nostalgia this gift delivers!


Instant Read Digital Tire Gauge, $6.66, Amazon

This convenient tire gauge comes in handy for anyone who spends a lot of time on the road.


Gecko Adhesive Phone Wallet & RFID Blocking Sleeve, $6.95, Amazon

This adhesive phone wallet can hold cash, cards and IDs. Don’t leave home without it!


Fruit-Infusing Water Bottle, $11.51, Amazon

Infuse your water with fruit for a delicious twist, thanks to this unique and attractive bottle.


Wool-Blend Socks, $10.99 for 5-pack, Amazon

These cozy and soft socks come in a range of sizes and will keep feet warm all winter long.


Travel Manicure/Pedicure Kit, $7.99, Amazon

Gifts For Kids

Crayola Scribble Scrubbie Pets Animal Toy Set, $19.99, Amazon

Little ones will have a blast decorating these tiny collectible animal toys. Simply wash them clean to start all over again.



L.O.L. Surprise! Glitter Globe Doll Winter Disco Series with Glitter Hair, $10.88, Amazon

The Glitter Globe Disco Series is the perfect way for L.O.L. Surprise! fans to celebrate the winter season.


Play-Doh, $7.99 for a 10-pack, Amazon

Play-Doh provides hours of entertainment and lets kids’ imaginations run wild.


Fisher-Price Baby’s First Blocks, $6.99, Amazon 

These colorful blocks are great for sorting, stacking and dropping. They make the ideal stocking stuffer for baby’s first Christmas.


VTech KidBeats Drum Set, $14.49, Amazon

Toddlers will love to expend their energy on this kiddie drum set, which allows them to freestyle or challenges them to follow a beat. Mom and dad may need some earplugs!


Fisher-Price DC Super Friends Batmobile & Cycle, $17.84, Amazon

This highly-rated Batmobile toy comes with both Batman and Robin for tons of superhero fun.


Dog Man: For Whom the Ball Rolls, $7.53, Amazon

You’ll be hard-pressed to find a kid who doesn’t love Dog Man books. This is the seventh in the series, which comes from Captain Underpants creator, Dav Pilkey.


Play, iLearn Toddler Musical Instruments Toys, $19.99, Amazon

This musical instrument toy set includes a marching drum, two maracas, a tambourine, a trumpet, a flute and a harmonica. Kids can grab some friends and form a band!


JoJo Siwa Light-Up Microphone, $6.61, Amazon

Budding pop stars will love this JoJo Siwa-themed microphone with three modes: music mode, working microphone and MP3.


Munchkin Fishin’ Bath Toy, $7.73, Amazon

This adorable fishing pole bath toy will make a bath enthusiast out of even the most reluctant of little bathers.


Slinky Original Brand, $3.39, Amazon

The original Slinky has been around for 70 years, and it’s still a hit with people of all ages.



Melissa & Doug Scratch Art Box of Rainbow Mini Notes, $7.99, Amazon

This art box provides a great outlet for kids’ creativity. It contains 125 Rainbow Mini Notes and a wooden stylus.


Gifts For Her

Wearable Nail Polish Bottle Holder, $9.99, Amazon

This best-selling gadget holds your nail polish bottle in place, so you don’t have to struggle to do your own manicure.


Vegan Bath Bomb Gift Set, $15.95, Amazon

Give the gift of relaxation with this six-pack of organic, essential oil bath bombs.


All-Natural Lip Balm Gift Set by Naturistick, $6.99, Amazon

You can never have too many lip balms, and this five-pack gift set ensures you’ll have a different flavor for home, work and everywhere else you go.


50-Piece Velvet Scrunchie Set, $8.99, Amazon

In case you haven’t heard, scrunchies are back! Get a 50-pack of this ’90s-era hair accessory, complete with an adorable gift bag.


Gifts For Him

The Original Bear Paws Shredder Claws, $12.95, Amazon

You’ll be a pro in the kitchen with this handy tool that can easily remove meat from the grill, then shred it.


Magnetic Wristband, $11.95, Amazon

This magnetic wristband is a convenient way to hold your screws, scissors and small tools while you’re working on a project.



Deluxe Beard Grooming Kit, $16.91, Amazon

This kit has beard shampoo, conditioner, scissors and everything else one needs to maintain a well-groomed beard — save for the razor. It even comes with beard ornaments, which are sure to provide a good dose of holiday cheer.


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