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Stocking Fillers for 7-11 year olds

Fill those tricky tweens' Christmas stockings with these luxury ideas that will last - no throwaway fillers here. Just stylish buys to stuff those socks and sacks with ease.

Stocking Fillers for 7-11 year olds

Stocking Fillers for Those Tricky 7-11 year olds: Stocking Fillers Tweens aged 7-11 year olds

This is the age when hanging-up-the-stocking excitement reaches fever pitch and Santa has to tread very, very carefully and deliver treats that don’t disappoint. But, it’s also the age when finding stocking fillers can be a tad tricky for Father Christmas. We hope he’s reading as Junior is here to help him along…

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Schools Out

Get them ready for the new term with a smart new pencil case. Show us a tween who doesn’t love stationery!

BUY HERE >>  Hype Leopard print branded pencil case, £10 Selfridges

Light Up!

Encourage their creativity and imagination with this tech set that helps them create a circuit to light up this tropical necklace. ideal for age 9+

BUY HERE >> Djeco FACTORY Calypso Light-Up Necklace Art & Technology Kit, £24.90, Alex & Alexa

Box of Delights

No one is too old for biscuits or The Nutcracker for that matter. They will be spinning around when they open this gorgeous keepsake tin full of iced treats.

BUY HERE >> The Nutcracker Biscuit Tin, £35, Biscuiteers

Bow Time

How gorgeous are these velvet hair bows? Each comes on a gold snap clip and will add a touch of elegance to any festive look.

BUY HERE >> Radiant Velvet Bow Hair Clips (set of 8), £19.50, Meri Meri

Shake It Up!

These cute little milk-carton notelets would make the perfect desk companion.

BUY HERE >> Memo Pad in Stripe Milk Carton, £2.95, Rex London

Coin Star

This sweet cat coin purse is a super fun carry-around for little people to put their money in – and the top-notch leather means it will ages beautifully too.

BUY HERE >> Cat Coin Purse, £25 Honey & Toast

Cosy Toes

These classic unisex slippers are made using pure sheepskin and have a textured slip-resistant sole – so are perfect for keeping cold toes snug and warm – as well as being non-slip for all those festive kitchen discos!

BUY HERE >> Children’s Classic Sheepskin Slippers, £45 Just Sheepskin

Honey Bee

Start off their jewellery collection with this stunning mini version of Alex Monroe’s iconic bee necklace which will have them buzzing with joy long after Christmas Day.

BUY HERE>> Alex Monroe Children’s Gold Plated Bee Necklace, £120, Exclusive to Liberty

Phone Buddy

If your tween or young teen has a mobile phone, ensure they keep it safe and more importantly close to hand in this cross body case.

The Gift of good Skin

Start tweens off on the right foot with these cool natural and vegan skincare starter kits containing a cleanser and moisturiser  from French brand Ouate. There are sets suitable for boys’ and girls’ skin aged 7+.

BUY HERE >> My ideal skin care set, €39, Ouate

>> READ MORE: 12 Skincare ranges designed for Tween and Teenage Skin

Bright Spark

This brightly striped pack of  mini colouring pencils with positive and inspirational words embossed on each one will definitely spark conversations.

BUY HERE >> Positive Worded 10 Mini Colouring Pencils Pack, £8 Stib

Say Cheese!

We love the retro styling on this new analog instant camera that comes with autofocus to instantly captures those precious moments. Available in 10 cool colours too.

BUY HERE >> Polaroid Now i‑Type Instant Camera, from £119.99 Polaroid

Rebel Girls

No longer seen as a boring activity to do with Auntie Jean on Boxing Day – jigsaw puzzles came into their own during lockdown. This cool one from the Rebel Girls book series gets our vote for tricky tweens.

BUY HERE >> Rebel Girls 100 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle, from £12.50, by Gibsons at Amazon

Listen Up

The most stylish kids headphones we have come across. These safe, strong, and wireless headphones are named ‘The Gecko’ because the wireless Bluetooth connection lets kids climb around freely like a gecko! HA! We’ll settle on not having to listen to You Tube videos on repeat.

BUY HERE >> ‘Gecko’ Wireless Headphones, €59, Pogs

In A Spin

The Iconic New York toy shop FAO Shwarz is continuing to stock select and exclusive goodies in Selfridges this Christmas. This 3D light-up Spin Art set will keep them busy while you get on with eating Turkey pie.

BUY HERE >> FAO SCHWARZ 3D Light-up Spin Art Set, £30 Exclusive to Selfridges

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 Friends Forever

If your tween has got into Friends re-runs on Netflix then they ‘will be there for you’ if you pop some of these Make Up Revolution X Friends collaboration beauty and bathing products into their stockings.

BUY HERE >> Make Up Revolution X Friends collaboration, from £5 Revolution

Sticker Love

VSCO Stickers are hot news with tweens and these are ideal for water bottles, laptops and skateboards. With non-marking glue kids can easily remove and re-stick with ease.

BUY HERE >> VSCO  Sticker Pack ( contains 103 pack waterproof stickers), £5.99, Amazon

In the Band

Santa always lends a hand when it comes to the all important finishing touches to the Christmas day outfit…

BUY HERE >> Mystical velvet ivy bow Alice band £10, Mimi & Lula

French Fancy

Oh la la! These individual fizzy bath bomb macarons are the perfect treat. And, did we mention the sweet presentation box? Contains 6 fruity scents – passion fruit, peach, green apple, lemon, red grape and freesia.

BUY HERE >> Soul and Soap Bath Macaron Fizzer Bath Bombs, £19.99, Not OnThe High Street 

A Pocket Games Room

A cornucopia of traditional travel games that will make everyone in the family smile. Ready to place in the stocking, this bright red glossy pouch contains four travel-size brain-teasing puzzles.

BUY HERE >> Travel size puzzle pouch, £10, Hedgehog

Stocking Fillers for 7-11 years olds
Puppy Planter

This Llama planter will be no probllama for budding horticulturalists.

BUY HERE >> Llama Planter with Chia Seeds, £16.50, Oliver Bonas

Story Time

From masterful storyteller, J.K. Rowling, The Christmas Pig is a heartwarming, page-turning adventure about one child’s love for his most treasured thing, and how far he will go to find it. This truly beautiful tale will enchant readers of all ages from 8yrs+

BUY HERE >> The Christmas Pig by J.K. Rowling, Illustrated by Jim Field (Little Brown Books), £11.50, Amazon

Purse Power

FYI Santa always leaves a shiny coin in any purses he puts in stockings.

BUY HERE >> Alphabet Coin Purse, £5, Marks & Spencer

Happy Thoughts

Promote mindfulness and happy thoughts with these beautifully presented journals ideal for children aged 6-12.  Available in their signature yellow and limited edition purple and raspberry versions for 2021.

BUY HERE >> HappySelf Journal Junior in limited edition purple, £22.40, HappySelf

>> SEE MORE: The Best Children’s Journals to help develop Confidence, Gratitude and Happiness

Lego Sketch

Anything that they have to build and will keep them entertained without a screen is a great idea in our book. These character sketch plates have an inbuilt hook so they can be hung on the wall when completed.

BUY HERE>> Batman Sketch Plate , £14.99, Lego

Mini Activities

These bite-sized, short bursts of activity –mental snacks – fit perfectly into those stockings and are an alternative activity when taking breaks from screens to inspire, support and expand young minds.

BUY HERE >> Nature + Now, £2 per shot or £12 for full set of 7, Mind Shot

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