Rainbow hair! Glittery slime! If these are terms you hear often from the pre-tween in your life, we think it’s safe to say you’ve got a unicorn lover on your hands. Sure, cleaning up all that sparkle can be enough to make you want to pull your hair out, but on the bright side, you'll always know just what to get them when the holidays or birthdays roll around. From nightlights and earrings to blankets and purses (see: Princess Charlotte's darling wristlet) there's no shortage of products themed around this mystical creature. In fact, your biggest challenge just might be deciding which of them they'll love the most. We've narrowed it down to 20 of the best unicorn gifts your kids will think are straight-up magical—plus a few tips on how to choose between them.
20 of the Best Unicorn Gifts for Making Holiday Magic
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What Makes a Good Unicorn Gift?
When you’re shopping for the best unicorn gift for your favorite kiddo, there are some things you should keep in mind.
- What’s their favorite thing to do?: Unicorn-themed presents don't cater to one type of youngster. Since kids are into all kinds of different things, our extensive list of all-things rainbow, glitter and horns includes items to serve a wide variety of interests, so you can match what they like to do with the perfect present.
- Keep the magic alive: We’re not saying you have to go all out this holiday season, but, chances are, if your favorite kiddo is obsessed with these majestic beings, it’s probably because they believe in enchantment. Aim to fan that flame with a present that will make them feel as magical as the creatures themselves by choosing something truly unique and special.
The Best Unicorn Gifts at a Glance
- Best for the Comfy Cutie: Doctor Unicorn Hooded Bathrobe
- Best for the Tiny Stargazer: Unicorn Star Projection Toy
- Best for the Creative Colorer: Crayola Unicorn Coloring Book
- Best for the Whimsical Chef: Handstand Kitchen Rainbows and Unicorns Ultimate Unicorn Baking Party Kit
- Best for the Pint-Sized Hostess: What on Earth Unicorn Ice Cube Tray
- Best for the Little Picasso: Workman Publishing Unicorns & Magic Paint by Sticker
- Best for the Hands-On Tyke: Cra-Z Art Unicorn Softee Dough Set
- Best for the Cozy Cuddler: RHF Fuzzy Unicorn Blanket
- Best for the Stylish Sweetheart: PRAYMOS Unicorn Earrings
- Best for the Mega-Fan: Stable Buddies Willow Unicorn Ride-On
- Best for the Little Fashionista: Mibasies Unicorn Purse
- Best for the Small Green Thumb: Creativity for Kids Mini Garden Unicorn Activity Kit
- Best for the Barbie Lover: Barbie Dreamtopia Princess Doll and Unicorn
- Best for the Burgeoning Bookworm: The Magical Unicorn Society: A Brief History of Unicorns
- Best for the Mini Musician: Williams Sonoma Unicorn Instruments
- Best for the Photographer-in-Training: ArtCWK Kids' Camera
- Best for the Class Clown: Gatwick Games Reigning Unicorns Game
- Best for the Outdoorsy: BigMouth Unicorn Sprinkler
- Best for the Sweet Slumberer: Mubarek Unicorn Nightlight
- Best for the Trendsetter: Unicorn Headphones
1. Doctor Unicorn Hooded Bathrobe
Best for the Comfy Cutie
With 10 fun patterns that range from colorful tie dye to too-cute pink-and-red hearts, you'll be hard-pressed to get them out of this bathrobe, which comes complete with a unicorn hood featuring a soft horn, ears and a yarn mane. It’s made from a washable polyester flannel fabric that customers say is super soft, and it comes with an elastic belt that will make it a cinch to bundle your little one up after the tub.
2. Unicorn Star Projection Toy
Best for the Tiny Stargazer
If your kiddo is also one for stargazing, you can combine the best of both worlds with this unicorn and star projection lamp. It projects shapes up to 15 feet and comes with two light modes: starry sky and nightlight. The lights change color as the shapes rotate around the room, and they aren’t too bright, so youngsters will still be able to fall asleep with it on—so long as they’re not too distracted by the awesome projections, that is!
3. Crayola Unicorn Coloring Book
Best for the Creative Colorer
Know a unicorn-obsessed pre-teen who can’t get enough of coloring and drawing? Look no further than this Crayola unicorn coloring book, which features 40 pages filled with drawings of the fictional beast surfing, frolicking and grazing alongside other friendly animals.
4. Handstand Kitchen Rainbows And Unicorns Ultimate Unicorn Baking Party
Best for the Whimsical Chef
For the little culinary whiz, there's this unicorn baking set from Handstand Kitchen. This fun 15-piece set comes with a ton of awesome cookie cutters, a frosting bag and piping tips, along with a unicorn-shaped silicone cupcake tray and a spatula, so they can channel their inner baker. There's also a matching apron set (sold separately) to prevent any big-time messes. Best of all? With this gift, you can enjoy creating magical unicorn treats together.
5. What On Earth Unicorn Ice Cube Tray
Best for the Pint-Sized Hostess
It will be easy to sweeten up their drinks with frolicking ice unicorns thanks to this imaginative silicone ice cube tray. You can also use it to make fun chocolate treats or fruity Jell-O goodies. Perhaps most magical of all, however, when you're through, you can just toss it in the dishwasher for cleaning.
6. Workman Publishing Unicorns & Magic Paint-by-sticker Book
Best for the Mini Picasso
If you've got kiddos who love to get creative, consider your next few hours free after gifting them with this enchanted Unicorns & Magic paint-by-sticker book. Similar to paint-by-numbers, this hands-on activity comes with glittery stickers to create colorful designs in this 34-page book that they'll want to show off on the fridge.
7. Cra-z Art Unicorn Softee Dough Set
Best for the Hands-On Tyke
For something a little more hands-on, there's this fun model clay set, which comes with kid-friendly molds for unicorns and horns galore. They’ll also get two cans of double color dough, one glitter dough (all non-toxic, by the way), a decorative press mold and shaping tools, including a modeling knife and an extruder with interchangeable tips. In short? They'll have everything they need to let their inner artiste shine through.
8. Rhf Fuzzy Unicorn Blanket
Best for the Cozy Cuddler
Keep them warm and cozy all night all night long with this sherpa quilt. Boasting a too-cool rainbow unicorn emblazoned across the front, it’s made from top-quality microfiber polyester that can easily be tossed into the machine in case of a hot cocoa spill.
9. Praymos Unicorn Earrings
Best for the Stylish Sweetheart
These pretty earrings will not only allow your little one to show off their love of unicorns, they're just plain gorgeous. The synthetic opals reflect all the colors of the rainbow, and they're set in 18K rose gold and plated with 925 sterling silver to ensure they’re safe for even sensitive ears. They also come with a butterfly backing, so they won’t fall off too easily.
10. Stable Buddies Willow Unicorn Ride-on
Best for the Mega-Fan
If a plain old unicorn toy simply won’t do, this larger-than-life plush unicorn ride-on toy is sure to make all of their most magical dreams come true. Equipped with a light-up horn, sounds and a play stable, it moves at up to 2.5 miles-per-hour, providing plenty of mystical fun.
11. Mibasies Unicorn Purse
Best for the Little Fashionista
The tiny fashionista in your life will love constantly rocking this glitzy unicorn purse that's reminiscent of the one in Princess Charlotte's own collection. It’s available in 12 sparkly hues for an always-welcome bit of bling and it has an adjustable, removable strap that make it easier to hang onto.
12. Creativity For Kids Mini Garden Unicorn Activity Kit
Best for Small Green Thumbs
Give them an early passion for gardening with this mini unicorn activity kit, which comes packed with easy-to-grow chia seeds (read: no dead plants!), potting mix, colored sand and magical gems that can be used to create an enchanted forest for the unicorn figurine inside—all it needs is a little TLC.
13. Barbie Dreamtopia Princess And Unicorn
Best for the Barbie lover
Barbie, a glittery unicorn and pretty jewels—oh my! This play set is as shimmery as it gets. Barbie’s skirt, tiara and shoes are removable, so your kid can switch out her outfit with ease (though honestly, this one is so shiny, they may not ever want to!). As for the unicorn, the saddle comes off when Barbie's not riding it, and its luxurious pink mane and tail will be as fun to brush as Barbie's own locks.
14. 'the Magical Unicorn Society: A Brief History Of Unicorns'
Best for the Burgeoning Bookworm
Keep the magic alive for a kiddo whose nose is always snuck in a book. This vibrant fairytale by Selwyn E. Phipps details everything there is to know about the history of these enchanting creatures, providing your bookworm with ample information on their favorite animal. It's also 129 pages long so as to keep their interest for a good, long while.
15. Williams Sonoma Unicorn Instruments
Best for the Mini Musician
Encourage them to jam out with these fun unicorn instruments from Pottery Barn Kids. You can choose from a xylophone or a tambourine, depending on where their musical talents lie. Each one features a cute unicorn face, too, pairing their skillsets with the appeal of their favorite magical creature.
16. Artcwk Kids' Camera
Best for the Photographer-in-Training
A passion for photography can come at a young age, and you can advance their curiosity in the medium with this fun, unicorn-themed camera. Available in blue or pink, each one comes with a safety strap, a shock-proof shell, a USB-charging cable, a 32-gigabyte memory card, a carrier bag and a keychain. Plus, the camera features 28 cartoon frames, eight stickers, six filters, five special effects and three games.
17. Gatwick Games Reigning Unicorns Game
Best for the Class Clown
This game, which allows for three to eight players, is a high-stakes matching pastime for all age groups during which they'’ll be instructed to dance, spin, yell and more. Basically, it's the perfect activity if you've got a little jokester on your hands. Best of all: It comes with a rainbow horn headband that the winner gets to wear. Talk about high stakes!
18. Bigmouth Yard Sprinkler
This inflatable sprinkler took over everyone's yards back in 2018, but if you missed out, there's still a chance to make this giant, life-size unicorn sprinkler your own. Standing at a whopping 6.5-feet tall, it connects to any regular garden hose for a whole lot of watering fun.
19. Mubarek Unicorn Nightlight
Best for the Sweet Slumberer
This soft unicorn nightlight will be just what your mini-me needs to drift off to La La Land. The LED, battery-powered light changes colors on a whim. It's also rechargeable via the handy USB-charging port (though it reportedly lasts up to 10 hours in low light mode). Its silicone material is also BPA-free, too, so you can feel better about your children handling it.
20. Tcjj Unicorn Kids' Headphones
Best for the music lover
If they love nothing more than jamming out to their favorite tunes, these kids’ unicorn headphones will be an absolute essential this holiday season. They’re available in two colors (Princess Pink and Fairy Blue), but the main attraction here are the ultra-colorful ears and glittery horn at the top. The brightly hued unicorn bracelet shown in the photo is also included with purchase.