Whether you just want to give new life to your mantle or you’re hoping to flag down Santa for some extra special holiday swag, a festive holiday stocking is an important part of the Christmas tradition.
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Here are some of our favorites for boys and girls of all ages—whether it’s their first Christmas or you are just looking for something new to reflect their personal style. Need some ideas for what to put in their new piece of holiday flair? Check out our favorite stocking-sized mini toys for kids.
1. A photo-worthy first Christmas stocking
The first Christmas is a memorable and momentous one! We love this personalized stocking that will look just right in every photo. The lux velvet trim and the sweet smiling moose will ensure the occasion is well-marked to look back on for years to come.
2. A Mickey Christmas stocking for Disney fans
If your kid is a member of the armchair Mickey Mouse Club, they’ll love this soft, velour Mickey Mouse stocking that’s good enough to cuddle. The embroidered detailing, furry trim and satin lining add a classic touch to this cute stocking.
3. A Grinch-inspired stocking set that’s anything but sour
These Grinch-style stockings are sure to steal the show this Christmas! Each stocking is knitted from yarns that were colored with environmentally safe dyes. The embellishments and characters add the charm, and the generous sizes are just right for holding lots of holiday treasures and treats.
4. A rustic-style stocking that’s heirloom quality
For a truly classic Christmas Stocking, you can’t beat L.L. Bean. These embroidered stockings have vibrant colors and classic holiday scenes that will make you feel transported to the quaintest of winter wonderlands.
5. A Christmas stocking with a special delivery
We love the little pocket that’s just right for a magical correspondence with Santa. Kids will love the unique tradition of writing their letter and tucking it into the pocket for a special delivery. Personalized embroidery makes these stockings extra special.
6. A super-sized holiday stocking
If they’ve been extra nice this year, then they deserve an extra large place for their gifts. For the family that likes to go all out on Christmas gifts, this super-sized holiday stocking is just right for tucking in some special holiday treats. These stockings can be personalized and have adorable appliqué characters to bring the holiday cheer to life.
7. A stocking with a snuggly-looking elephant
Coming in baby blue and nursery pink, this is the sweetest stocking for a first Christmas. The rosy-cheeked baby elephant is an adorable character that will make babies smile. The felt fabric makes it super soft for baby to touch.
8. A charming set that’s perfect for siblings
These two-dimensional characters will give Santa the warmest welcome when he arrives. Choose one of four character options that can each be monogrammed in a selection of colors and fonts. The variety of this set makes it a perfect choice for families.
8. A stocking that reflects their current passions
Whether they are into sharks or unicorns, they are sure to find a stocking that expresses their favorite interests from this sweet set. These high-quality appliqué stockings add holiday flair to their favorite characters. Embellishments like pom-poms, tassels and monogrammed embroidery make these extra special.
9. A first Christmas stocking that comes with an accompanying pal
Buddies make everything better! This first Christmas stocking is the gift that keeps on giving. The photo sleeve is the perfect touch for personalization and the accompanying stuffed monkey will make this a favorite of babies.
10. A stocking with some luxury flair
A little bit of velvet gives an elegant look to this first Christmas stocking. The personalization makes it a memorable gift and keepsake.
11. A first stocking for a budding Disney fan
If they aren’t yet a Disney fan, they will be! Start them young with this adorable first Christmas stocking. Personalized embroidery, luxe velvet trim and shimmering embroidered golden snowflake accents make this a memorable and magical keepsake.
12. A rustic stocking for kids with Jurassic dreams
Do you have a resident dinosaur fan? Your future paleontologist will love this T-Rex stocking with buffalo plaid, personalized embroidery and a tiny flying pteranodon.
13. For families with “the force”
Let’s hope your little Jedis didn’t go to the dark side this year. Whatever the case may be, these playful interpretations of iconic characters from the first trilogy will definitely be the coolest stockings in the galaxy (both far, far away and nearby).
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