Holiday gift guide 2012: Stocking stuffers

These must-have stocking stuffers for kids—all under $15!—make perfect additions to big-ticket holiday gifts.
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Photograph: Jessica LinRory’s Story Cubes, $9; at Boomerang Toys, 119 West Broadway between Duane and Reade Sts (212-226-7650)
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Photograph: Jessica LinMilkdot Backpack Bandits plush keychains, $6 each; at Zibalee, 244 East 13th St between Second and Third Aves (212-260-4960)
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Photograph: Jessica LinFloppets charms, $2 each; at amazon.com
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Photograph: Jessica LinImaginext DC Super Friends Batman, $7; at Toys“R”Us. Go to toysrus.com for store locations
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Photograph: Jessica LinMake-a-Mask color-in mask kit, $10; at Boomerang Toys, 119 West Broadway between Duane and Reade Sts (212-226-7650, boomerangtoys.com)
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Photograph: Jessica LinFydelity Le Boom Box MP3 speaker key chain, $14; at Style.licious, 1418 Second Ave at 74th St (212-717-8336, styleliciousnyc.com)
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Photograph: Jessica LinPop Charmz felt charms, $5 each, and necklace, $6; at Style.licious, 1418 Second Ave at 74th St (212-717-8336, styleliciousnyc.com)
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Photograph: Jessica LinZippitz zipper bracelets, $4 each; at Torly Kid, 51 Hudson St between Duane and Thomas Sts (212-406-7440, torlykid.com)
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Photograph: Jessica LinTaxi pencil sharpener, $6; at Mxyplyzyk, 125 Greenwich Ave at 13th St (212-989-4300, mxyplyzyk.com)
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Photograph: Jessica LinDCI mini retro clock, $15; at Maxiga, 1023 Third Ave between 60th and 61st Sts (212-752-4550)
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Photograph: Jessica LinStack-A-Doodle block crayons, $10; at fredflare.com
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Photograph: Jessica LinDino and eggs collection, $10; at American Museum of Natural History Shop, Central Park West at 79th St (212-769-5100, amnh.org)
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Photograph: Jessica LinIscream NYC graffiti journals, $8 each; at Torly Kid, 51 Hudson St between Duane and Thomas Sts (212-406-7440, torlykid.com)
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Photograph: Jessica LinMustachifier mustache pacifier, $12; at spoonsisters.com
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Photograph: Jessica LinWrite On Watch, $12; at E.A.T. Gift Shop, 1062 Madison Ave between 80th and 81st Sts (212-861-2544)
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Photograph: Jessica LinLittle White Octopus zip pouch, $15; at Zibalee, 244 E 13th St between Second and Third Aves (212-260-4960, zibalee.com)
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Photograph: Jessica LinSquiggle Cake wooden rattle, $14; at alextoys.com
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Photograph: Jessica LinGigo Blocks Cube Figures buildable key chains, $8 each; at Space Kiddets, 26 E 22nd St between Broadway and Park Ave South (212-420-9878, spacekiddets.com)
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Photograph: Jessica LinGauge NYC metal letters, $5 each; at By Brooklyn, 261 Smith St between Degraw and Douglass Sts, Boerum Hill, Brooklyn (718-643-0606)
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Photograph: Jessica LinWestminster World’s Smallest Walkie Talkies, $11; at Mary Arnold Toys, 1010 Lexington Ave at 72nd St (212-744-8510, maryarnoldtoys.com)
By Jessica Lundgren |
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This holiday season, even we were impressed by the amount of cool stocking stuffers for kids at local stores. For our holiday gift guide, we found  affordable finds—wooden rattles, charm necklaces, funky keychains and more—that are sure to elicit smiles from all the little shoppers on your list. The best part: They're all under $15!

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