There is nothing in the world that quite compares with a handmade gift from the heart. Shared below are five creative DIY Holiday Stocking Stuffers for kids!

DIY Christmas Stocking Stuffers for Kids

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Superhero Peg People

These are not only adorable, but easy to create. Simply purchase wooden peg people and paint them to resemble your child’s favorite superhero characters.

Superhero Peg PeopleCombination Felt Board/Chalkboard

To make this craft, buy a small chalkboard and press adhesive felt to the back. It took just an hour to snip a festive holiday scene from ribbon and craft felt.

Combination Felt and Chalkboard

Hot Chocolate Playdough

Placed in a jar and wrapped with ribbon, this cozy playdough makes a wonderful stocking stuffer! Click HERE for a full tutorial.

hot chocolate playdough

Story Blocks

Story blocks are painted blocks (find plain wooden blocks HERE) with images of people, clothes, vehicles, buildings, objects, and nature. Invite your child to shake the bag and pour them out onto the floor. Build a story together or recount a memory using the pictures that are facing up on blocks as guides. To increase the life of your story blocks, seal with Glossy Mod Podge. For added fun, leave one side blank for your child to verbally fill in from their own imagination—like a free space!

Story Blocks

No-Sew Felt Lollipops

Kids will smile at this unique addition to their play kitchen set. To make a set simply…

  1. Trace 2 felt circles of the same color.
  2. Hot glue a lollipop stick to one of the felt circles.
  3. Hot glue around the outside of the circle that has the stick attached and place the other felt circle on top.
  4. Repeat with other colors.
  5. Tie into a bunch with a pretty ribbon.

No Sew Felt Lollipops for Imaginative Play

For more holiday inspiration, consider following along with my Holly Jolly Christmas board on Pinterest!

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20 comments on “DIY Holiday Stocking Stuffers

  1. Elizabeth

    Very cool ideas. I like the chalk board/felt board combo. I may be adventerous and try that one this week!

  2. enchantedhomeschoolingmom

    I love the super hero peg people! What creative gift/stocking ideas. I have pinned this onto my Christmas Pinterest board. Thank you for linking up this week to my Enchanted Thursdays Blog Hop!

  3. jtulip

    These are just beautiful ideas! So simple and fun. Thanks for sharing at Mom’s Library! I pinned!

  4. Hannah @ Making Boys Men

    Loving the peg dolls, do you have a tutorial? I made some nativity peg dolls and am inspired to make some more! Thanks for stopping by our Facebook page.

    1. firefliesandmudpies

      I’m sorry. No tutorial. I didn’t use one either to link you to. I just “googled” pictures of superheroes, painted the pegs to look like them, and seal it with clear spray. I’m working on a Nativity now! I hope it comes out as cute as the Superheroes!

  5. Blayne

    Such awesome ideas!!! :) I love the story blocks and the felt board/chalkboard combo! :)

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