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19 Stocking Stuffers for Tween Boys (Cheap Stocking Fillers for Boys)

Check out these 19 stocking stuffers for tween boys. Cheap stocking fillers boys will actually use!

Tweens…they’re kind of in-between being a kid and being a mature teenager.

tween boy in red shirt and Santa hat, holding white present, smiling, text overlay

And sometimes, they seem to favor one over the other, depending on the day of the week!

That’s why I’ve created a specific list of stocking stuffers for tween boys – because shopping for them doesn’t have to be as hard as it seems.

If you’ve ever wondered what do you put in a 12-year-old stocking or what good stocking fillers for 10-year-old boy look like, then you’re in the right place with this list of tween stocking filler ideas.

Stocking Stuffers for Tween Boys

There are lots of cheap boys stocking stuffers on amazon – you just have to know where to look.

1. Light Saber Chopsticks

We're teaching our son to use chopsticks this year, and this pair of light saber chopsticks is definitely going into his stocking (he's a Star Wars fanatic!).

bright blue light up light saber chopsticks

2. Moon Torch

Your tween can use this moon torch to project the moon onto any surface!

flashlight-looking moon torch in navy blue package

3 Metal Brain Teasers

I used to looooovvveee metal brain teasers when I was a tween (and a teen, truth be told). This set would be such fun to find in a stocking!

black box filled with metal puzzles

4. Fidget Spinner

This is definitely a more adult-version of regular fidget spinners…and what tween boy doesn’t like to have things that look a bit more grown-up?

black rugged looking fidget spinner with neon green trim in center

5. Paper Airplane Squadron

Check this cool gift out – your tween can make a total of 20 paper airplanes from it (and have competitions with your family!).

primary colored paper airline pages in a box

6. 50 Great Magic Card Tricks

Here’s a set of really fun magic tricks using a deck of cards – don’t be surprised if your Tween spends Christmas morning testing these out on you and their brothers/sisters.

black and neon colored set of magic trick cards

6. Monkey Noodle

It’s stretchy, it’s noodly…it’s a great fidget toy for tween boys that actually stretches to an amazing 8 feet!

rainbow colored cardboard box with lots of rainbow colored noodles outside of it

7. UFO-Shaped Metal Spinning Top

Here’s a really cool metal spinning top that was designed based on a 1980 UFO sighting in England.

silver top that looks like a UFO ship

8. Harmonica

Let your tween boy try his hand (or mouth) at playing a harmonica.

metal harmonica in black box

9. Hacky Sack

These were big when I was a tween…and are still just as fun to play around with.

Jamiacan-colored hacky sack

10. Snake Eggs Strong Magnets

When these magnets come together, they clatter and make a noise sort of like a rattle snake!

somewhat bullet-shapped magnets in silver tin box

11. Cool-Looking Keychain

It’s likely your tween-ager already has a set of house keys, or locker keys, or some other keys.

They’d love to see one of these manly-looking keychains peeking up at them from their stocking!

12. Minecraft Wallet

Does your tween boy still love Minecraft…or at least likes the merchandise around it? Here’s a really cool and very functional idea for a stocking stuffer (your tween boy’s first wallet!).

brown bottom wallet with green minecraft blocks top, says minecraft on the wallet

13. Harry Potter UNO

I lived for UNO as a tween-ager!

Harry Pottery deck of Uno cards

14. Lego Wallet

Legos are pretty much for any age…but they can especially be something tween boys love.

Plus getting a wallet that says something about you (“I like Legos”) as a tween? Well, that’s just perfect for their age group.

black wallet with lots of yellow lego heads with different emotions all on them

15. Taco vs. Burrito Card Game

Your tween will request this one on family date nights – it’s a game where everyone needs to work on building the best taco…with some spicy action cards thrown into the loop.

black cardboard box with cartoon taco on outside

16. Taco Cat Goat Cheese Pizza Game

Here’s a really simple, and tween-friendly game families and tween friends can play together.

yellow box with goat and taco and cat cartoon characters on it

17. UNO Minecraft

How cool – they made a Minecraft version of the awesome game UNO!

box of Uno Minecraft styled cards

18. Rotate and Slide Puzzle

This can be for kids, or adults!

brightly colored rotating puzzle on a cylinder

19. The Zombie Plant Seeds

Have you ever seen those plants that, when touched, shrink and close right up? That’s what these seeds are. They’re pretty neat! I think about the next best thing to owning a meat-eating plant (I always wanted a Venus Fly Trap plant when I was a tween!).

20. Stocking Stuffers Mad Libs

Mad Libs is that hilarious word game where you have someone fill in a noun, adjective, adverb, etc. without knowing the context of the story. Then, the story is read out loud!

This one is perfect, as it’s holiday-themed.

I hope you've enjoyed this list of fun and cheap stocking stuffers for tween boys! What kinds of tween stocking stuffers are you going to surprise your pre-teens with, this year?

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Amanda L. Grossman is a writer and Certified Financial Education Instructor, a 2017 Plutus Foundation Grant Recipient, and founder of Money Prodigy. Her money work has been featured on Experian, GoBankingRates, PT Money,, Rockstar Finance, the Houston Chronicle, and Colonial Life. Amanda is the founder and CEO of Frugal Confessions, LLC. Read more here.