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Stocking Fillers for 21mo

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Szeli Wed 19-Nov-14 10:08:58

Looking for non tatty, cheap stocking fillers for my DS.

So far thinking;
*baby sweets
*expanding flannel
*toy car

any other ideas?

also thinking for me and DP; both pushing 30, non drivers on a v. tight budget. ideas anyone?

ps i have read the other threads but there's nothing that applies to us

noblegiraffe Wed 19-Nov-14 10:14:53

Bubble bath
Chocolate snowman
Soft toy

Leeds2 Wed 19-Nov-14 11:24:49


A bath toy.

A book to read.

A sticker book.

Plastic dinosaurs, or zoo animals. ELC usually have a good selection.

marne2 Wed 19-Nov-14 12:24:19

Chunky crayons
Chocolate coins
Tooth brush
Mini board books

attheendoftheday Wed 19-Nov-14 13:00:04

Dd2 will be 22 months at christmas. In her stocking I'm putting
Few little books
Elmer apron
Peppa pig bath paint
Foam bath plane
Bunny socks
Little playmobil set
Choc coins
Sugar mouse
Cuddly toy (sticking out of the top)

duckbilled Wed 19-Nov-14 14:38:59

I picked up doc mcstuffins and sophia the first socks and hair care set in pound world for 1yr old dd.

WellTidy Wed 19-Nov-14 15:21:58

DS was 21 months old last Christmas.

I got

Octonauts figures
Toothbrush + toothpaste
box of mini board books
organix biscuits
sculpting foam type thing for the bath

Lilicat1013 Wed 19-Nov-14 15:25:26

How about these dinosaurs, you could wrap them seperately and they could be five stocking fillers.


I got them for my son for Christmas, I think they are slightly weird looking personally but they came highly recommended.

Szeli Wed 19-Nov-14 17:49:12

thanks guys. been and bought some socks from poundland and choc coins from b and m to start things off!

BedPig2013 Wed 19-Nov-14 19:39:54

Dd will be 22 months, she's getting
vests and pants
slipper socks
crayons and paper
a couple of books
chocolate santa or reindeer

cherubimandseraphim Wed 19-Nov-14 19:47:58

DD (just 24 months) is getting:

Bubbles - 50p from Tiger
Large choc coin
Happyland surprise figure
Red flock bouncy ball
CBeebies magazine
Hair slides
Ikea soft toy mouse
Munchkin bath bugs
Light-up bath ducks from Tiger
Paper animals from Tiger
Hotel Chocolat Tiddly Pot (mini choc buttons)
Hot chocolate sachet

Pretty much everything was in the sale and under a couple of pounds/under £2 anyway/free/on Boots advantage card points - I estimate I spent nearly exactly £20 in total on the stocking, which I think isn't too extravagant smile

Good idea on the raisins, I might borrow that - DD not normally allowed them but I have a spare pack I removed from a Waitrose children's lunch bag!

Misty9 Wed 19-Nov-14 19:48:11

Poundland do great socks smile
At that age they really don't mind what's in the stocking so I would do big things to fill it up, and don't be afraid to put things you'd normally need in there too, like bubble bath and nice cutlery set, plate etc.
Other ideas:
Bouncy ball (3yo ds asked for this!)
Goodies selection box
Board books (poundland have great selection usually)
Character plate, beaker etc
First washable markers

Missrabbitshouldjoinaunion Wed 19-Nov-14 19:49:58

DS was that age last year. My advice is that 4 presents (including a 'main one) is more than enough. He was completely uninterested in anything after opening the toy toaster. Save your money for future years!

JuniperTisane Wed 19-Nov-14 19:53:08

Ds is getting:

Bouncy light-up ball
toy helicopter and car
slipper socks
small book (Raa-Raa)
Schleich animal
small choc thing ? Snowman or similar

Im goig for stuff that needs no or very little help to play with.

Lovelydiscusfish Wed 19-Nov-14 21:51:19

Last year, when my dd was that age, I remember getting her:
Tube of white chocolate buttons (Poundland)
Peppa slides and bobbles, and comb/mirror kit (both Poundland)
Tub of chunky crayons from Wilkos, about £1.25
This year, things I'm getting her which would also be suitable for younger children include:
Wooden castanets, £1 off eBay including delivery
Cheetah hand puppet, £1 off eBay including delivery
Toy Thomas train, couple of pounds off eBay I think.
Peppa magic painting book, which was about £3 from The Book People or similar.
Stickers - 2 packs for £1 from Poundland, wide range of themes available.

Szeli Thu 20-Nov-14 07:19:56

thanks think i have more than enough to run with now.

missrabbit im with you there. he has 3 presents off us (spent about £20) plus some clothes to open 'properly' but i want to get into the habit of a stocking too

can i just ask too, do you wrap stocking gifts? neither me nor DP or anyone I know in rl has ever done them you see

Missrabbitshouldjoinaunion Thu 20-Nov-14 11:00:48

Yy - my advice would be give him the thing you're most excited about first, otherwise they'll be fascinated with a pair of £1 caster nets and the toy kitchen you've been desperate to show them (or whatever) will go ignored!

It's like you need to switch the order around with little ones - older children you'd probably work up to a finale!

Or maybe I'm just a control freak who was looking forward to playing with the toy kitchen a lot myself!!!! smile

Szeli Thu 20-Nov-14 15:08:27

haha its ok the toy kitchen is ready assembled at grandmas for when we get there after our pressies at home grin

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