15 Gifts for Thanksgiving for Kids

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Thanksgiving may be a bit late this year as the last Thursday in November falls on the 28th. On the bright side, at least you’ll have enough time to prepare. Everything from arranging food to setting the perfect holiday atmosphere is precisely what makes Thanksgiving such a wonderful holiday.

But what about gifts for our dearest? With so many things on your mind, it can be easy to forget about exchanging gifts with our loved ones.

As always, we got you covered. To make things easier for you, here are some great gift ideas for Thanksgiving that will surely help you find the perfect gift for the little ones.

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Emma Sesame Street Organic Cotton Chracter Baby Hat - Elmo

Ran out of great Thanksgiving gift ideas for toddlers? This turkey-themed beanie will serve as a perfect accessory for you or your friend’s little one.

It’s made from quality wool, features multiple colors, but more importantly, it serves the purpose. It’s not just for show, as this beanie covers their ears and keeps them warm.

They’ll look great with their new accessory and help maintain the thanksgiving spirit.

Not sure about the size? Don’t worry, the material is stretchy and will fit on most babies and toddlers.

It is durable; hand made, and easy to wash. The wool won’t irritate the skin or give them itches as it’s made from ultra-soft woolen yarn.


  • Comfortable
  • Cool design
  • Easy for washing

Baby's My First Thanksgiving Fill and Spill Toy Playset Gift

My 1st Thanksgiving by Genius toys is a four-in-one type of product for kids that they will love.

What you get is one cute bag, plush bear, Native American doll, squeaky pumpkin pie, and a colorful turkey.

The toys are educational as each one teaches a new sound to your child. They are engaging, soft to the touch, and wash easily. You’ll be surprised how fast they’ll become your child’s favorite toy.

On top of all these colorful characters, you also get a Thanksgiving-themed bag to store them all. It’s the best holiday gift that’s great for babies older than three months.

A unique play set that allows your child to enjoy role play and imaginative play while improving their motor skills.


  • Quality design
  • Easy to wash
  • Educational and fun

Fisher Price Rain Forest Jumperoo

Fisher-Price RainForest Jumperoo is an ideal toy for any child excited about Thanksgiving.

This toy is as engaging as it is fun, and it features more than one interactive part.

  • Item arrives in frustration-free, easy-to-open packaging that’s 100% recyclable. For a gift-ready box, select “Ship in Amazon packaging” at checkout
  • Exciting lights, sounds and music reward your baby’s every jump
  • Infant jumper with 360 degrees of play, including peek-a-boo tiger, bat-at monkey, rattle lizard, and more
  • 3 adjustable height positions to grow with your baby
  • No doorway required, plus fabric spring covers keep little fingers safe
  • Soft, comfy seat pad is machine washable and dryer safe
  • Durable frame is easy to assemble


Let your child explore all of its features as they play and develop their cognitive and motor skills.

I have personally use this for 4 of my own kids and this really helps them developing their legs strong and give them the confidence to crawl. Would highly recommend for babies.


  • Educational
  • Fun and easy to use
  • Engaging

Fisher-Price Little People Thanksgiving Celebration

Indeed a fantastic set that shows how magical thanksgiving is and what it’s really about.

With colorful characters and detail design, your child will have no problem to engage in role-playing and use their imagination to bring these funny characters to life.

The set counts five little figurines, including a donkey, a pilgrim, two native American girls, and a housekeeper.

Next to that, they set also features a detachable wagon, turkey platter, and other food props to arrange on the table.

With these, your child will be able to organize figurines any way they want and create a perfect Thanksgiving dinner.

So if you’re looking for great Thanksgiving-themed toys for toddler boys and girls, this one is definitely worth your attention.


  • Detailed design
  • Engaging
  • Fun to play with

Carson-Dellosa Publishing Fun at The Farm

What could be more entertaining and educational than activity cards? In this set, you get a farm-themed puzzle set with 24 puzzle pieces, as well as 48 activity cards.

This way, once the little one finished completing it, they can switch to answering challenging questions and improve their knowledge.

The set also contains a guide that explains how to make the puzzle even more engaging.

The game offers so much, from counting animals to learning and writing letters phrases.

This advanced learning set is quite educational and will help your child, whether for preschool or school.

They’ll improve their logic, focus, and work on further developing their cognitive skills. It’s a safe and quite efficient method to help your child grow and learn through quality playtime.


  • Engaging and fun
  • Educational
  • Colorful and detailed design

Midlee Thanksgiving Turkey Plush Toy

This plush toy will be the best Thanksgiving gift and possibly their favorite cuddle buddy. It’s a stuffed turkey with secured bean filling and lock-washer eyes.

Durable and easy to wash, you’ll find that every toy from Midlee World Taddle Toes collection features quality design.

It’s filled with beans to provide a unique feel to it, and oversized feet make it adorable and engaging.

Your little one will love it the moment they set their eyes on this adorable stuffed toy.

This cute turkey is 10 inches tall and weighs around 10 pounds. If they didn’t have a Thanksgiving-themed cuddle buddy before, the upcoming holiday is the perfect chance to get them one.


  • Safe for use
  • Quality design
  • Double-secured bean bag

Forum Novelties Native American Princess Costume

Forum Novelties Native American Princess costume is great for cosplaying as well as parties or when you just want to add to Thanksgiving spirit.

It’s a full set with headband, Native American dress, and a pouch.

Made from polyester, the set is stain resistant and fits most 4-6-year-old girls, it comes in different sizes, but we have chosen to do the review on medium size.

Whether they want to be like their favorite Disney character Pocahontas or contribute to creating that authentic Thanksgiving spirit, this set will serve as a perfect gift for the upcoming holiday.

Add some Native American bracelets and other accessories, and your child will be ready for any dress-up activity.

So if you’re thinking about what to get this Thanksgiving to your dearest, this unique costume is a perfect choice (unless you have some Halloween costumes that fit the Thanksgiving theme).


  • Quality design
  • Stain-resistant
  • Easy to wash

Indian Boy with feather headband

This boy’s Native American outfit is a great gift idea for any occasion, whether it’s a theme party, school day, or the upcoming holiday.

You’ll find the Native American boy’s outfit costume easy to wash, no matter if you prefer hand, dry wash, or conventional methods. The set includes a shirt, pants, and a feathered headband.

This way, the only thing your boy will need next to this cool set is a toy bow, and they can engage in role-playing with their friends.

So instead of playing cowboys and Indians using their imagination, with this set, they can make things even more enjoyable.

Your child will love this set the moment they unwrap their gift and try it on.


  • Quality design
  • Durable
  • Easy to wash

Anton Publications Thanksgiving Charades Game

Anton Publication Thanksgiving Charades provides countless hours of fun for the whole family.

With specially designed cards to uplift the Thanksgiving spirit, you’ll find no other charades set that will be this engaging and fun.

The set is educational as it is fun and engaging, and you’ll never have a dull moment playing this Thanksgiving-themed charades set.

It’s the perfect gift for the upcoming holiday, as playing charades makes the entire family come together.

Fun themes and ingenious topics on these cards will make a classic guessing game even more exciting.

It’s challenging but definitely in a fun way, as kids and adults can play it without handpicking the available cards.


  • Educational
  • Fun and engaging
  • Easy to store

Thanksgiving Bingo Game

Thanksgiving is a great chance to bring your family together, enjoy, celebrate, and have fun. With this bingo set, you can make the holiday even better.

The collection includes 24 player cards with chips and instructions.

Colorful illustrations and cartoons design make this bingo set that more engaging and fun. So if you run out of Thanksgiving gift ideas, this set will prove to be a perfect choice.

It’s easy to play and provides countless hours of fun, which makes it an ideal playset for any occasion.

The perforated chip sheet makes tearing pieces easy, even for kids. You’ll find that both the design and color match the season perfectly as well as contribute to creating the perfect holiday atmosphere.


  • Colorful and engaging
  • Cartoony design
  • Safe for kids

Make-A-Turkey Stickers

Make Turkey Stickers by Moon Boat is a great way to surprise your little ones for Thanksgiving. This little craft set a creative way to let your child improve their imagination while fine-tuning their motor skills.

Create an ideal turkey using nothing but easy-to-use stickers. It’s better than drawing as no matter how they arrange the pieces, it will look cool.

It’s a great way to boost their confidence and help them explore their creative side.

The set counts 20 sticker sheets with enough pieces to make any pose.

They can accessorize the turkey any way they want using hats, ties, shoes, etc. So instead of getting a regular toy for girls and boys, get them this educational set for Thanksgiving.


  • Educational and fun
  • Cool design
  • Easy to use

Ideal Hot Potato Electronic Musical Passing Game

Hot Potato by Ideal transforms a classic game into a more engaging and surprisingly fun game. The set features one plush potato toy with thirteen chips/cards.

The rules of the game are simple: turn the potato on to play music, toss it around from hand to hand any way you want, once the music stops whoever has the potato loses.

The loser gets one cute potato chips. If you get all three chips, you’re out.

This ingenious way to play a game that’s known for ages will keep your kids occupied for hours. It’s great for parties and comes with batteries.

The potato is designed to endure a fall from medium height. So if you haven’t found a way to keep the kids entertained during holidays, this wacky potato is your best choice.


  • Fun and engaging
  • Cool design
  • Durable

Sharing the Bread: An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving Story

Another great gift idea for the upcoming holiday is this colorful picture book. Sharing the Bread is an old fashioned Thanksgiving story rich in spirit and full with meaningful, holiday-related context.

You can read it as a bedtime story or throughout the day, and the best thing about this picture book is that you can always read it differently.

It helps your child understand what this great holiday is about and teaches them a couple of new words as well.

A picture book is always a great way to share a moment with your dearest. It’s an excellent choice for preschoolers and first graders.


  • Colorful design
  • Educational
  • Durable

Toddler Girl Thanksgiving Outfit

This adorable T-Shirt for toddlers is always a great gift choice for any occasion.

Made from cotton, featuring holiday motives, stretchy and comfortable, this set will definitely bring joy to your little one.

The turkey emblem is sewn, not printed. So you don’t have to worry about how to wash it.

It’s great for a photo shoot, the holiday season, or anything else for that matter.

Next to one top and pants, you also get a cute headband in this set. This type of customized clothing is always a great gift idea for the little ones.


  • Made from cotton
  • Easy to wash
  • Cool design featuring holiday themes

Bonnie Jean 3 Piece Sweater Vest for Toddler Boys

Another great clothing set for boys that’s perfect for preschoolers, first graders, or for any other special occasion.

The set features one vest with turkey emblem, one shirt, and pants. All are made from quality material that’s comfortable and durable.

The emblem isn’t printed but sewn; it won’t fall off or lose color. It features an elegant design with colors matching the season of this great holiday.

The material is breathable and doesn’t irritate the skin, yet keeps the wearer warm.

So if your child is excited about Thanksgiving gifts and loves matching clothes that provide a stylish, elegant look, he’ll most certainly like this set.


  • Quality material
  • Durable
  • Easy to wash

How to Choose a Good Thanksgiving Gift

Because this isn’t just about any holiday, when it comes to Thanksgiving gifts, you can’t pick just about anything. And due to the fact it’s for kids it should be entertaining and engaging enough for them to like it. And kids aren’t satisfied with a mundane thing, as it got to catch their attention the moment they lay their eyes on it. Here are the things you should be focusing on to get a good gift this holiday.


Many things can symbolize thanksgiving. From turkey to pilgrims and native Americans all the way to feathers, stars as celebrational motives, etc. As every child sees this big new event differently, their association with it can be any of those things. So be sure that the gift has an appropriate Thanksgiving theme.

The Design

Look for flashy design in a gift that you plan to get for the little ones this Thanksgiving. One way to do this is to get a product from a popular toy company. Either that or choose a manufacturer that has made its name in the toy industry. This way, you get a guarantee that the gift has good design and that the kids will play with it. 


Another thing that’s important to focus on when picking a good gift for the little ones is durability. Kids tend to misuse and brake toys easily, especially if they’re moody or cranky. So getting a really durable thing is definitely a way to make sure they have a chance to play and use it for a while.

Criteria We Used

When it comes to choosing Thanksgiving gifts for kids with great features, we take pride in our methods. Every item on our list must meet strict criteria for educational and entertaining potential, as well as usability. Although these are only some standards they must meet, there are other as well. This way, we can promote these products and guarantee that the kids will benefit from using them in more than one way. 


The gift that you get for the little ones has to have quality. They won’t like it otherwise. It’s as simple as that. So paying attention to the material as well as quality in features is the best way to ensure they actually get excited once they unwrap the gift and see what’s inside.


What you get should be what you paid for, and vice versa. Therefore a gift for this occasion shouldn’t be overpriced as the quality/price ratio must be appropriate. It’s not every day that you get a gift for this holiday, but then again you shouldn’t be forced to pay more just because everyone is overenthusiastic about the holiday.


Next to all the other important features and qualities, a toy for kids should be easy to use. All of the products have recommended age, so their usability matches the user’s skills. Therefore kids should be able to learn and explore new features on a toy rather quick. Some parents even consider buying a toy that will also be a good fit for Christmas. So, something to think about.


Will my daughter fit in the Native American clothing?

Yes, they should be fine dressing and undressing the costume by themselves. The material is stretchy and easy to wear. Therefore, the answer is yes. They will fit no matter their weight, as long as they aren’t too old to wear it.

Is the cotton in Indian Boy comfortable to the skin?

Your child won’t feel itchy or irritated in any way while wearing this cool Thanksgiving costume. It’s comfortable, and they’ll feel quite natural in it. They won’t have problems wearing it for the entirety of the day if the occasion demands or requires.

Are these charades for all ages?

As long as your little one can speak and express themselves, they’re qualified to play. Of course, they should understand certain contexts, the recommended age for these products is usually above three years old for boys and girls.


A big holiday is closing in, and being that gifts are important for the little ones, everyone should be prepared. We do hope that our list of products helped you find one, or more, ideal gifts for the little ones this season. No one wants to give a bad gift, yet everyone has a different taste when it comes to toys. That’s why you can pick one from each group, and assign who gets which later as you find out their wishes. In the end, Thanksgiving is about spending time together and being grateful, so there’s that as well.

Author: Catherine Evans
Author: Catherine Evans

Catherine is a writer from Canada who simply loves toys, collectibles and superhero figurines. Writing is her passion, but she also loves reading, enjoying her “me time” and finding new ways to improve her work and ways to entertain the readers.

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