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Gift Ideas and Buying Guide for Thanksgiving Fun

Disclaimer:  Beautiful Touches received items from the brands below, to help facility this posting.  No monetary compensation has been received.  All opinions expressed are those of the author.

The weather is getting colder, the leaves are falling, and in some places there is already snow on the ground.  The holiday season has officially begun.  Here are a few things that you might be interested in!

Gift Ideas and Buying Guide for Thanksgiving Fun


Orijin Bees

These dolls are so precious!

Orijin Bees



Info from Orijin Bees

Now available at Target, Orijin Bees celebrates the beauty of diversity by normalizing inclusion through play. Founded by Melissa Orijin and her daughter, Esi, the company creates dolls representative of black and brown girls with variety of textured curly crowns. Orijin Bees inspires a sense of community, promotes self love, and gives back through a Get ONE Gift ONE program, because every girl deserves a doll that looks like them.

Black Friday – Cyber Monday, check out for an exclusive discount!

Friday, 11/26 – Monday, 11/29, save 30% off any order $99+ with code: BABYBEEFRIDAY

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Color My Cookie

Gather the children in the kitchen and have some baking FUN!

Color My Cookie

Info from Color My Cookie

Color My Cookie is a one-of-a-kind at-home cookie decorating kit that includes pre-iced shortbread cookies, edible watercolors, sprinkles or edible glitter and an online tutorial for every set!

We want you to feel like a pro cookie decorator – so we give you a bit of a head start! Our cookies are pre-iced, which preserves their freshness and provides the perfect canvas for your creativity. We include everything you need: edible watercolors, icing, edible décor, and an online tutorial where we give you tips & tricks for making your cookies come to life.

You’ll be delighted by your masterpiece, even before your first bite!

Learn More, Follow, and Shop Color My Cookie: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Pinterest | YouTube

Breaking Games

Break out the fun with Breaking Games!

Breaking Games

Info From Breaking Games

Breaking Games is an award-winning tabletop game publisher and manufacturer, dedicated to providing fans with the best in card and board games – in design, game play, and interaction. In its first two years, Breaking Games developed Mensa Select winners for 2015 and 2016, as well as IndieCade finalists, and multiple games in Walmart, Target, Barnes & Noble and local game stores in the US and worldwide. Breaking Games directly works with independent designers on design, development, art, and promotion to bring their vision to life. Breaking Games is proud to produce some of today’s most innovative family, strategy and party games

Cafe Chaos: From the ever-popular TheOdd1sOut, join James and his friends in the world’s most chaotic food fight! Dodge and throw epic food combos to avoid being eliminated. Who will reign supreme in this chaotic food frenzy? Each round of Cafe Chaos gets more chaotic as events are triggered in the school cafeteria. $25.

PANDOPANDO is a new party game designed to fix everything that went wrong in 2020. The game is simple. Each round, players compete to see who knows the most random facts about the other players. No pencils, no paper, no scorecards! $25

Cards Against Humanity: Family Edition Glow in the Dark:  A game for mature kids and immature adults, this expansion pack was written from scratch by the creators of Cards Against Humanity to be fun for kids and adults to play together. The game is simple: one player asks a question from a black card, and everyone answers with their funniest white card.  The Glow in the Dark box contains 300 hilarious cards, such as “Snot rockets” and “Farting into a saxophone.” The game box glows in the dark and has a special bonus surprise inside. Cards Against Humanity: Family Edition is needed to play with the Glow in the Dark expansion. $20.

Learn More, Follow, and Shop Breaking Games: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Learn More, Follow, and Shop Pando: Website | Facebook | Instagram | YouTube

Cards Against Humanity: Available at Target

Koala Eyewear

I can see clearly now…with Koala Eyewear!

Koala Eyewear

Info From Koala Eyewear


KoalaEye is an online eyewear store, which was born in 2021. Our founder, William Gu was entranced with the different cultures but noticed that not everyone had access to her/his own unique style and to be the one she/he expects.

Why choose us ?


Since its establishment, we focus on providing trendy, environment-friendly, and personalized sunglasses/eyeglasses, and are committed to the perfect integration of technological innovation and individual culture, as well as the integration of artistry and functionality, so that modern urban elites can experience different unique style.

Proficient in ergonomics, persevering in pursuit of comfor


With Italian exquisite craftsmanship, we insist on using imported lightweight materials and environmentally friendly manufacturing techniques. The eyewear has been experienced more than 100 beating tests and the ergonomic adjustments are made according to different faces. We would like to achieve that each pair can be extreme, exquisite, and comfortable.

Meticulously crafted, original ingenuity


The Italian professional design team brings world-class top design concepts, carefully endows each pair of glasses with finely crafted quality and ingenuity characteristics.

Learn More, Follow, and Shop Koala Eyewear: Website | Twitter | Instagram | Pinterest

The Unofficial Hogwarts Cookbook for KidsPices

What could be more exciting than cooking with the kids?  Cooking up recipes from Hogwarts!

The Unofficial Hogwarts Cookbook for Kids

About the Book

From Ulysses Press – By The Unofficial Hogwarts Cookbook for Kids

Make magic in the kitchen with easy, friendly recipes designed for kid chefs and inspired by the Harry Potter series!

Calling all Potterheads! It’s time to whip up something spellbinding in the kitchen. With 50 easy-to-follow, low-mess recipes, you and your kids will learn to cook all of the best wizarding world favorites. From breakfast all the way to dessert, this book makes any meal or snack extra special, with recipes like:

  • Pumpkin Pasties
  • Cauldron Cakes
  • Muggle-Style Pizza
  • Chocolate Frogs
  • Great Hall Sandwiches
  • And many more!

Perfect for any young fan of Harry Potter, The Unofficial Hogwarts Cookbook for Kids will have aspiring witches and wizards brewing potions, baking stellar treats, and cooking creative dishes in no time. With easy step-by-step instructions and spellbinding full-color photographs, this cookbook is sure to become a kitchen favorite.

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Stomp Rocket

Stomp your way to fun with Stomp Rocket

Stomp Rocket

Info From Stomp Rocket

Run, Jump, STOMP!™   For over 25 years, the Stomp Rocket has been entertaining kids around the world bringing fun, active play and S.T.E.M. learning opportunities.

The Stomp Rocket® is a family owned brand founded in 1993 in Minden, Nevada. What started as a small business with the Original Stomp Rocket® toys, has grown into a thriving company that sold over 7 million toys in the United States and internationally.

Several generations of children have grown with the Stomp Rocket® 100% kid-powered toys™, earning parents’ trust and brand loyalty. The Stomp Rocket® has become a hallmark name for all rocket launching toys.

Stomp Rocket, the original 100% KID-powered rockets for active, outdoor fun. Run, jump, STOMP and send your rockets up to 400 feet in the air!

Stomp Rocket® Stomp Racers™

Stomp Rocket® Dueling Stomp Racers™

X-Treme Stunt Planes – Available at Target

Find many Stomp Rocket Products at Target, Walmart, Hobby Lobby, Rite Aid, Toys R Use, and CVS

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22 thoughts on “Gift Ideas and Buying Guide for Thanksgiving Fun

  • These look like great ideas to do on Thanksgiving. I would be doing the games before the kids.

  • You have some great ideas here! We might have to get some of these for some excitement.

  • The cookie decorating kit looks so fun. I need to get one for my grandbabies

  • These are great ideas. I love the Color My Cookie!

  • So many great gift ideas here. Koala eyewear looks amazing. I need a new pair of glasses. Will check them out.

  • These are good items. I love the Koala eyeglasses very stylish.

  • These are some really great ideas! My kids would surely love this! So much excitement!

  • I like all these gift ideas! The Stomp Rocket looks fun, I bet we will have hours of play with it.

  • Thanks for this incredibly helpful post.

  • Wow! These are some really great ideas you have here! This is so helpful!

  • I love these lists, and I would love to get the eyeglasses. It’s pretty and classy!

  • These are all really great and amazing ideas! This is such a really helpful post!

  • It’s always fun to shop. Thanks for these great ideas. I’d love some stylish glasses

  • These are some really fun ideas to help keep everyone busy and entertained over Thanksgiving.

  • Thanks so much for sharing this list of gift guide for Thanksgiving & festive. Absolutely useful
    Cheers Siennylovesdrawing

  • These all look like some fun gift ideas for thanksgiving, the board games are brilliant

  • Chocolate frogs, you say? Oh yes, I am down for any recipe book that has the kiddos making chocie frogs. 🙂

  • I really enjoyed this post, so many amazing gift ideas.

  • These are all lovely ideas. I like the cookie decorating kit as my kids would enjoy that.


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