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Cheap Stocking Stuffers: Gifts for Kids, Teens, Pets and More

The gift-giving season is almost upon us and these cheap and small items make for great added extras.

Yes, Black Friday may be behind us, but that doesn't mean you're out of luck when it comes to cheap stocking stuffers. There are still plenty of great options out there for people (and animals) of all ages. Taking care of the big stuff is the most important, but once you've settled in, take a look at our guide to the best cheap stocking stuffers available.

There are tons of affordable items on sale ahead of the holidays that would make for little extras. We've taken the time to gather up some of our top picks below to give you some inspiration for anyone left on your gift list. 

Stocking stuffers for adults

Whether you commute to work every day or work from home, a good insulated mug is never a bad idea for keeping your morning coffee warm. You can save a few bucks on this already affordable 14-ounce mug in a variety of colors. 

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If you know a Marvel fan of drinking age, this Mjolnir-inspired bottle opener is the perfect sort of trinket to stuff in their stocking. This licensed product is also a couple of dollars off right now.

Amazon's third-gen Echo Dot may be a few years old, but it's a great pickup for a friend or family member who is getting started with smart home tech. Or you could grab one for yourself -- no judgment here.

Read our Amazon Echo Dot (third-generation) review.

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Stocking stuffers for teens

You don't have to spend top dollar on AirPods to get true wireless earbuds. These affordable JBL buds are super cheap at $15 and offer Bluetooth 5.0, built-in mics for calls and 20 hours of battery life. 

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If your teen is always on their phone, then they probably need somewhere convenient to charge it back up. This wireless charging stand offers a 33-watt output and includes both a USB-A and a USB-C port on the rear for charging up other devices with a cable. 

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This vegan-friendly face and body mask helps nourish and hydrate the skin. It's formulated without parabens, phthalates and other nasties, too. It's 5% off with the on-page coupon at Amazon. 

$12 at Amazon
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Stocking stuffers for kids

This family-friendly, strategic card game is not only great for kids but it was actually designed by one. It's suitable for two to four players and can be picked up in a few minutes. It's $10 off with the on-page coupon at Amazon.

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Kids love asking Alexa questions, but you might not want them having a full-fledged smart speaker in their own room. This device is designed with children in mind and can play music, read bedtime stories, help with homework and offer age-appropriate games. It's half price and comes with a year of Amazon Kids Plus content (worth $79).

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The classic Slinky has been an ideal stocking stuffer for decades and it offers hours of fun for under $3. Watch your kids stretch and wiggle it or enjoy toppling it down the stairs. 

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Stocking stuffers for pets

Treat your furry friend to some peanut butter-flavored snacks this holiday season. These crunchy bites aren't super bad for your dog either with just four ingredients and no added sugar, salt, artificial flavors or additives.

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This limited-edition, holiday-themed goody box includes six items for your kitty: three toys, two treats and a cozy plaid blanket. It's already a great value at $28 but drops to just $17 at checkout thanks to an extra 40% discount.