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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 stocking with ease.

Stocking Fillers for 7-11 year olds

Stocking Fillers for Those Tricky 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. We hope he’s reading…


Initial This

Eco, stylish and personal, a monogrammed soap would make the perfect – and useful stocking filler.

BUY HERE >> Monogram Spring Soap Bar, £7, Anthropologie

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 Snowman for that matter. They will be walking in the air when they open this gorgeous keepsake tin.

BUY HERE >> The Snowman Biscuit Tin, £37.50, Biscuiteers

Shake It Up!

These cute little milk-carton notelets, which come in a wide selection of flavours would make the perfect desk companion.

BUY HERE >> ‘Space Kids’ Milk Carton Memo Box, £2.95, Rex London

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

The Gift of good Skin

Start tweens off on the right foot with these cool natural skincare starter kits. A cleanser, super balm, cloth and a set of stickers – what’s not to love? There are sets suitable for boys and girls age 8+.

BUY HERE >> Starter Skincare Box for Boys, £24, Spots & Stripes

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 and will definitely spark conversations.

BUY HERE >> Positive Worded 10 Mini Colouring Pencils Pack, £7.95 Stib

Say Cheese!

We love the retro styling on this new analog instant camera that comes with autofocus – that instantly captures those precious moments. Available in 5 cool colours too.

BUY HERE >> Polaroid Now i‑Type Instant Camera, from £89.99 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 £10.49, by Gibsons at Amazon

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 making dinner.

BUY HERE >> FAO SCHWARZ3D Light-up Spin Art Set, £30 Exclusive to Selfridges


 Friends Forever

If your tween has got into those 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 >> Monnalisa Red Velour & Pearl Hairband, £61, Childrensalon

French Fancy

Oh la la! These individual fizzy bath bomb macarons are the perfect treat. And, did 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

For budding horticulturalists, this cute doggy planter will come up roses… younger children may prefer a faux plant.

BUY HERE >> Barney the Dog Planter, £7.00, Sass & Belle

Story Time

From masterful storyteller, Michael Morpurgo, The Puffin Keeper is a story of a life-changing friendship, a lost puffin, a lonely artist and how one event can change a life forever. This truly beautiful tale will enchant readers of all ages from 8yrs+

BUY HERE >> The Puffin Keeper by Michael Morpurgo, Illustrated by Benji Davies (Puffin Books) from £9, Amazon

Purse Power

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

BUY HERE >> Snoopy Pouch, £20, Cath Kidston

Happy Thoughts

Promote mindfulness and happy thoughts with these beautifully presented journals ideal for children aged 6-12 – and of course, we love the ‘Junior’ brand colouring!

BUY HERE >> HappySelf Journal Junior in limited edition turquoise, £19.90 HappySelf

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

A Mini Kit Car

Anything complex that they have to build and keeps them entertained without a screen is a great idea in our book.

BUY HERE>> Make Your Own London Taxi , £3.95, Rex London

Get Crafty

Inside these beautiful paper doll kits there is an assembled paper doll and 2 sheets of outfits that are fully perforated and easy to punch out for hours of creative crafting. We love the Frida kit – but do check out the other Junior Design Award winning designs including free printables.

BUY HERE >> Frida Paper Doll Kit, $34, Of Unusual Kind


>> We’ve got lots of sweet stocking fillers for babies and brilliant ideas to fill those toddler and pre-schooler stockings too!


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