Best Stocking Stuffers for Kids and Adults

by Alli

Stocking Stuffers for Kids and Adults is a sponsored conversation for Set Enterprises Inc. All opinions are my own. #cardgames

I need to confess right now that I hang stockings for my adult kids, grandkids and our dog, Max. This is in addition to the gifts I buy them. I can’t help it. It’s the most wonderful time of the year.

However, I don’t like to stuff stockings with items no one really cares about so I searched for the best stocking stuffers that I knew the kids would love.

My grandsons love to play card games. Before they could barely walk or talk, we introduced them to simple card games.

These days, I have to be on my toes to even come close to winning a card game. Now that the grandkids are older, I have to find more challenging games.

Thankfully, I found plenty of stocking stuffers at

Best Stocking Stuffers for Kids and Adults

KARMA – What Goes Around . . . Comes Around™

Stocking Stuffer Ideas - KARMA

KARMA is an award-winning, Mensa recommended game.

Helpful Hint: The above photo is enlarged. The actual game will fit nicely inside a stocking.

The goal is to get rid of all your cards. When it’s your turn, play a card of equal or higher number to avoid picking up the entire discard pile. KARMA CARDS can get you out of a jam, but be careful!

Stocking Stuffers - KARMA

You’ll want to play this one over and over. You never know who is going to win and the last player with cards loses the game and all other players win. This game is for ages 8+.

You can also get the Mini Round® version of KARMA. It’s a shorter, faster version and comes in an easy, click open tin.

Karam - Mini Round - Stocking Stuffers for Kids

These games are perfect when you have to hurry-up-and-wait in restaurants, waiting rooms or during lunch break.

Karma - Stocking Stuffer Ideas

You can also grab mini rounds of Quiddler, Five Crowns and SET.

Quddler - Stocking Stuffer Ideas

For the smaller kids, SET Junior has a fun, two-sided game board that kids can start to play as early as age three!

Set Junior - Stocking Stuffer Ideas

Award-winning: Don’t just take my word for it. Trust the experts! These games have received numerous awards from such organizations as MENSA, Games Magazine, Parents Magazine, Dr. Toy, Parents’ Choice, Parent Tested Parent Approved and Teachers’ Choice.

Set Enterprises Inc. is a small woman-owned game company that was founded in 1990 with one game, SET®. Fast forward 25 years and now the company is owned by the founder’s daughter and their games are sold in over 40 countries.

More Stocking Stuffer Ideas

When I’m stuffing stockings, I add the recipients favorite candy (just a little) and little gifts that fit their personalities. Makeup lovers may find their favorite lipstick or eye shadow palette.

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For the drummer (Josh), I stuff a new set of drumsticks in his stocking. The guitar player (grandson, Logan) receives his favorite picks.

guitar pick - stocking stuffers

What’s your favorite stocking stuffers for kids and/or adults?

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Cai Cansino December 2, 2016 - 6:37 am

Oooh, Quiddler. Perfect for my mom who likes to hold games whenever all the crew is around. = )

Sarah Bailey December 2, 2016 - 7:18 am

What some awesome ideas, I wouldn’t mind finding a new palette in my stocking that is for sure.

Tatanisha Worthey December 2, 2016 - 11:23 am

I am with you on the stocking thing. I have 4 stockings up now for the cats and dogs and they’re already full with treats haha! These games are new to me and my family so they would be a unique and perfect gift to slip into the stockings. Love it!

Doria December 2, 2016 - 12:38 pm

Oooh I like the board games, I’m gonna check those out! I don’t think I’ll ever stop doing stockings, I’ve always thought they were one of the most fun bits of Christmas to be honest. 😉

candy December 2, 2016 - 1:22 pm

We fill our stocking with some candy and fruit. After that I really want to include something in the stocking that show I put some thought and care about each person. Your ideas are wonderful.

Pam December 2, 2016 - 4:54 pm

I have t heard of the Karma card game before but it sounds fun. I like the mini portable version for hen you are on the go.

Teresa December 2, 2016 - 11:31 pm

My kids tend to LOVE the stocking stuffers the most – I always look for the unique ad quirky fun things for stocking stuffers!

Angelic Sinova December 3, 2016 - 12:28 am

These are great stocking stuffers for both kids and adults! In my family we like getting each other gift cards, candy and little things like nail polish or chapstick for each others stockings.

Nancy L. December 3, 2016 - 1:50 pm

I always love giving the gift of games that the entire family can play together during and after the holidays! Karma sounds like a game that my family and I would really enjoy! What a great idea to play while waiting for a table at our favorite restaurant! Small and compact, it’s ready-to-go anytime!

Ave December 3, 2016 - 3:00 pm

I add a little bit of candy or chocolate and then comic books for my husband and some small Shopkins things for my daughter. We love board games that all the family can play together, so maybe I’ll add some of those too!

Echo December 3, 2016 - 6:18 pm

I love these ideas! Especially the small games. I try to give my kids more games and books, than toys and treats!

Christina Aliperti December 4, 2016 - 1:41 am

I love stuffing a stocking! Anything small like costume jewelry, gift cards, makeup, trinkets and little toys are all favorites for me.

ricci December 4, 2016 - 11:53 am

These are all great stocking stuffer ideas!! I especially love the makeup!! Who wouldn’t want to wake up with a stocking full of fun makeup?? HA!

Heather December 4, 2016 - 1:44 pm

The stocking stuffers are the most fun to shop for. The kids are asking for lots of games this year!

Rebecca Swenor December 6, 2016 - 6:18 am

These are all great stocking stuffers. I really love the idea of giving the kids and the adults the Karma game. It sounds like a lot of fun for both adults and kids. Thanks for sharing these awesome stocking stuffers.

Jenny December 6, 2016 - 4:07 pm

These are great stocking ideas. I especially love the makeup and the game idea.

Anosa December 6, 2016 - 5:19 pm

I am not much for games these days and neither are my family members as we hardly have the time but I would like to try and see if I can something we can play together.

LaShawn December 7, 2016 - 5:41 am

We love board games in our house! I haven’t tried Karma, will have to check it out. These are great stocking stuffer ideas.

Shirley Wood December 7, 2016 - 8:35 am

We get so excited about the stockings at our house. Stockings are usually the highlight of our family Christmas party. I’m going to check out Karma. I think the Grands would love that one for sure.


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