Not everyone wants or needs a lot of high-priced items in their holiday stockings. For those of you who are looking to trim back this year or if you want to add just a couple more inexpensive items, we’ve created a list of the best stocking stuffers for men for around $5. Pricing fluctuates, so Don’t be shy. Dive in.
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It looks like a head crab, but it feels like angel fingers. Quite a relaxing start to our list.
I’m fine. No, really. Everything is fine. Nothing to see here.
Tie up loose ends, trap small animals, or just bundle all of the loose cables in your bag. The choice is yours with gear tie.
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Guys are notoriously injury prone. We hurt ourself all the time, but if there’s one thing I’ve found, bacon makes everything better. Everything. So why not wrap up those injuries with a little feel good bacon?
Lip balm is very popular in the fall and winter months for good reason. Many people swear by beeswax from brands like Bert’s Bees, but for me – petroleum jelly works better every time, and it’s cheaper.
Have you ever needed a wrench or knife or screwdriver and just not had it? Toss this in your wallet and you always will. Made of stainless steel for strength and comes with a protective pouch – for you – so you don’t immediately need those bacon bandages.
From traps to splits to tourniquets, paracord is the survivalist or outdoorsman’s best friend. This bracelet holds about 9 feet of it handily on your wrist at all times – ready for when you need it.
Ever needed to find something in the dark? Maybe it’s raining and you don’t want to fiddle with your phone. Plus, if you drop this on the ground it won’t costs $200 to repair. I call that a lightbulb moment. (Yes. I hate myself for that joke.)
How many hours did you spend chasing a slinky down the stairs as a kid. The slinky has been an American classic for over 70 years. Continue the tradition.
We mentioned this a bit in our stocking stuffers for men who are snack happy list. It’s a tasty treat for the man that’s just a bit on the naughty list.
This tried and true pepper sauce for men will spice things up this holiday season. I bet the ham tastes nice with a bit of red jalapeño kick.
Damaged palms, rings, tables corners. Stop breaking things just to get into your beer. Drop this in your wallet, and never be without.
It writes in 4 colors, it’ll bring back that elementary nostalgia, and it’s darn practical. Get one write now.
Don’t quit, just hang it up for awhile. Hold your stringed instrument, but only if you mount it on something…strong.
Pickup and play anywhere with playing cards that will survive the snow, the pool, and drooling children. Totally unique black cards will stand out from the standard decks.
Former slave, abolitionist, editor, and orator. This book, first published in 1845, tells the story of Fredrick Douglass from growing up in slavery as a child through escaping to freedom. Vivid and powerful.
It screams. It flies. It drives dogs crazy. Enjoy it because — why not?
Wall safe! A tiny football that won’t get them in trouble for playing ball in the house. Get ready to watch the bowl games. Down. Set. HIKE!
This is a tried and true family classic for my family and me. I use to anticipate the the taste of these orange flavored chocolates all year long. When we found them for under $5 to offer to you, I couldn’t keep them off this list. They will be a huge hit.
I spent many a nostalgic summer with a pack of this in my pocket and a wad of gum in my mouth – happily chewing away while running through woods and climbing trees. Relive childhood. Plus, it’s a lot cleaner than the real thing it subtly emulates.
Let’s be honest, candy will never taste like a true piece of thick cut bacon, but this will probably get a good laugh, and a lot of curious tasters.
His stuff stinks, but you can help. Toss one of these into each shoe, or gym bag, or locker to neutralize those brutal odors and bring a smile back to your face.
Does your guy like football? Get him these for this stocking, and he can prep for the game in style. Or wear them yourself, and he’ll love you forever. And love is worth an extra 29¢ right?
Rep your team while keeping your hand warm and your drink cool. A few of these can get over the $5 limit, but there are plenty available in our price range. Choose wisely.
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Maybe your guy has chapped lips. Maybe he needs something for them badly. Maybe he wants to look different than the typical bloke using a typical chapstick. Maybe he’s into racing. Maybe he should have this.