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Stocking Stuffer Ideas for College Students

Finding useful & good stocking stuffer ideas takes time…

During the holidays, who has time to spend trying to find the perfect items to fill a stocking? Me that’s who. I love finding the perfect gifts and want to share some of my favorite finds.

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These stocking stuffers and gifts will hopefully remind your college students that they’re loved and missed, no matter how far from home they may be. 

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AirPod Case Cover. All the cool kids are doing it or at least never lose your white case again. Mac-n-Cheese, Cheese-It, and other fun ones to choose from!

Stanley Quencher H2.0 FlowState Stainless Steel Vacuum Insulated Tumbler with Lid and Straw for Water, Iced Tea or Coffee

Stanly Cups are on EVERY College Kids List! Whichever way their day flows, the H2.0 FlowState tumbler keeps your students refreshed.

fruui Water Bottle Pouch For Stanley, Gym Tumbler Accessories for Women, Compatible With Stanley Quencher Adventure 40oz & IceFlow 20/30oz, Workout Outdoor Pocket Phone, Card, Keys, Cash

If They Already Have a Stanly Cups Get Them a Cup Accessory! This holder can securely accommodate their cell phone, ID, money, & more.

SNACKTIVE THE OFFICIAL SNACKING TOOL OF THE FUTURE. I saw these on Shark Tank when they debuted and ordered them. My husband works from home and when he wants to snack, but not worry about getting his fingers dirty, problem solved. Also great for gamers. This is a 4 pack so pair it with your favorite snack and wrap it up. If you prefer to purchase single ones, there are multiple options.

Pinch Me Therapy Dough - Holistic Aromatherapy Stress Relieving Putty - 10 Ounce Surf Scent

Pinch Me Therapy Dough. Holistic Aromatherapy Stress Relieving Putty. College is stressful, or maybe that’s just the parents who are stressed? Either way, this can help you or them relax in a pinch. 

LokiStashed 3-PACK Velvet Hair Tie Scrunchies for VSCO Girls & Women, THE ORIGINAL HIDDEN POCKET SCRUNCHIE with Zipper Pocket Storage, Accessories, Small Items, Keys, Money - Navy, Tan, Black Color

THE ORIGINAL HIDDEN POCKET SCRUNCHI. “Created with a high-quality invisible zipper to securely hold small items while keeping the opening of the zipper pocket hidden and out of sight.” Hid some money in there and see how long til they find it?

Frelaxy Hi-Visibility Backpack Rain Cover with Reflective Strip 100% Waterproof Ultralight Backpack Cover, Storage Pouch, Anti-Slip Cross Buckle Strap, for Hiking, Camping, Biking, Outdoor, Traveling

WHEN IT RAINS, THEIR COMPUTERS & HOMEWORK STAY DRY. “Simply stretch it over your backpack, secure it with the elastic band, and voila! Instant protection against rain showers.”

i.VALUX Portable Travel Charger for Apple Watch 9/8/7/6/5/4/3/2/SE/Ultra,49/41/45/44/42/40/38mm,Compact Wireless iwatch Charger Magnetic 1000mAh Power Bank with Charging Cable Keychain Festival Gift

Apple Watch Portable Wireless Charger. “Key ring easy to carry anywhere hook on the bag purse pocket, extends iWatch battery life in an emergency, 2-2.5 hours will get 100% power.”


Vicks, VapoShower Plus, Shower Steamers. If they haven’t gotten sick, at some point they will and these are great for them to keep in their sick kits. It’s also a great stocking stuffer for yourself.

riemot Luggage Travel Cup Holder Free Hand Drink Carrier - Hold Two Coffee Mugs - Fits Roll on Suitcase Handles - Gifts for Flight Attendants Travelers Accessories

TRAVEL DRINK & PHONE HOLDER. “Travelers call is the best innovation ever.” If you love being hands-free when traveling, you will love this. This fits over your roll-on travel luggage and makes getting a cup of coffee or a drink at the airport easier to manage. Plus a place to place your phone.

FYY Travel Cable Organizer Pouch Electronic Accessories Carry Case Portable Waterproof Double Layers All-in-One Storage Bag for Cord, Charger, Phone, Earphone Black

TRAVEL CORD ORGANIZER. For those who are super organized (guilty) or those who need to be, this is a start.

Poo-Pourri Before-You-Go Toilet Spray, Ship Happens, 2 Fl Oz - Coconut, Freesia and Citrus

Poo-Pourri Before-You-Go Toilet Spray. Am I the only one who thinks these should be a staple in every college dorm or apartment?

bersem [2 PACK Paper Screen protector Compatible with iPad Pro 11 inch (2022/2021/2020/2018 Models) / iPad Air 5th / 4th Generation (10.9 inch)

Paperfeel Screen Protector. When using their iPad for taking notes, this makes it feel like they are writing on paper.

Elevation Lab TagVault Wallet - The Worlds Thinnest AirTag Wallet Holder Card Insert | Flexible, Stays Hidden, Patent Pending

The Worlds Thinnest AirTag Wallet Holder. Great for those who are prone to losing their wallet.

Travel Mini perfume Refillable Atomizer Container, Portable , Travel Size , Scent Pump Case, Fragrance Empty spray bottle for Traveling and Outgoing 5ml (2Pcs)

Mini refillable perfume bottle. The perfect solution to tuck in a backpack or gym bag. Fill with your favorite fragrances, essential oils, or aftershaves. These easily fit in a stocking.

3 Pack Crystal Glass Fingernail File with Case for Natural Nail Professional Czech Glass File Double-Sided Etched Gentle Nail Care Stocking Stuffers for Women or Adults, Unique Gifts

GLASS NAIL FILE. This three-pack is great to have one at the dorm or apartment, one in the car, and one in their backpack. Once they start using glass nail files they’ll never use an old school emery nail file again.

Merry & bright

Whether your college student is buried in books, exploring new friendships, or chasing their dreams, these stocking stuffers will help them feel cherished, appreciated, and well-equipped to face the challenges of college life. It’s time to add a little holiday sparkle to their dorm rooms and make their holidays merry and bright, one thoughtful stocking stuffer at a time. 

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