The 15 Best Thanksgiving Gifts for Hostesses, Teachers, and Guests

Give one of these gifts, and the recipients will be the ones giving thanks.

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Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks, but there's no rule that says you can't give a little something extra as well. Arrive at Thanksgiving dinner with a thoughtful hostess gift, send your kid to school with a present for his or her teacher, or set the Thanksgiving table with favors for each guest. These ideas are guaranteed to be received with gratitude.

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World Market
Thanksgiving Hostess Gift: Sentiment Servers
worldmarket.com $24.99

These punny utensils say everything you'll be thinking at the Thanksgiving table.

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Courtesy of Amazon
Thanksgiving Hostess Gift: Homebody by Joanna Gaines
amazon.com $24.00

Thank the hostess for having you over to her home with this book by the ultimate homebody herself, Joanna Gaines.

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Thanksgiving Hostess Gift: Nobilo Sauvignon Blanc
drizly.com $7.96

This crisp New Zealand wine contains notes of pineapple, a symbol of welcome that's fitting for the occasion. Plus, it pairs beautifully with turkey.

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Thanksgiving Hostess Gift: Gingham Wine Tote
draperjames.com $48.00

Better yet, keep beverages cold in this cheery tote your host can re-use.

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Thanksgiving Hostess Gift: Pie Dish
etsy.com $20.00

Provide a pretty plate for next year's pie.

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Thanksgiving Teacher Gift: Gift Card
amazon.com

Gift cards are consistently the number one thing teachers actually want. After all, many educators end up spending their own money on classroom supplies. In the spirit of the season, thank them with a card you can print at home.

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Thanksgiving Teacher Gift: Mini Bouquets
bouqs.com $64.00

Have multiple teachers on your list? Arrange bouquets out of grocery store blooms, or order this set of three small arrangements to surprise each one.

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Thanksgiving Teacher Gift: Planner
anthropologie.com $30.00

Help him or her get organized for the year ahead with this sleek planner.

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Williams Sonoma
Thanksgiving Teacher Gift: Pumpkin Toffee
williams-sonoma.com $52.72

In general, stick to store-bought food gifts for teachers. If your child's instructor is never without a PSL in hand, he or she will love this sweet treat.

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L.L. Bean
Thanksgiving Teacher Gift: Tote Bag
totes llbean.com $29.95

Teach will totes love (and get tons of use out of) this bag.

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Thanksgiving Gifts for Guests: Pumpkin Planters
amazon.com $10.98

Succulents are even cuter in small ceramic pots shaped like pumpkins.

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Thanksgiving Gifts for Guests: Acorn Cap Candles
etsy.com $10.00

Incorporate festive miniature candles into the  and let guests take them home at the end of the night.

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Thanksgiving Gifts for Guests: Leaf Bottle Openers
etsy.com

These gold leaves can double as napkin rings during dinner and bottle openers once they're taken home.

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Thanksgiving Gifts for Guests: Notebooks
amazon.com $7.95

Or, give friends and family a perfect place to jot down their blessings.

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Thanksgiving Gifts for Guests: Jam
stonewallkitchen.com $3.50

Itty bitty bottles of jam (this one's a blend of pears, tart cranberries, and sweet raspberries) serve to extend the sweetness of the season a little longer. Tie twine around each one, and add a name tag to make them place cards.

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