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9 gifts for Animal Crossing lovers

Animal Crossing-themed gifts

The Animal Crossing game franchise has been going on since 2001 when the original game was released on Nintendo 64 and the GameCube and was further popularized with 2020's Animal Crossing: New Horizons. When buying gifts for Animal Crossing lovers, you have plenty to choose from.

Whether you're buying for a child or an adult, for a new player or a longtime enthusiast, selecting the right gift for an Animal Crossing fan is even easier if you know their favorite characters or the types of products they prefer.

Best gifts for Animal Crossing lovers

Animal Crossing K.K. Slider Live Show Poster Graphic T-shirt 

K.K. Slider is one of the most iconic characters in the Animal Crossing universe. This guitar-playing dog is a fan favorite, putting on weekly performances at the Town Square in Animal Crossing: New Horizons. This T-shirt features a mock-up K.K. tour poster and is sure to put smiles on the faces of AC fans everywhere. It comes in a range of colors and adults' and kids' sizes.

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Animal Crossing New Horizons Official Activity Book

Recommended for ages 5 to 8, this official Animal Crossing activity book is an ideal gift for young fans. It's great as a stocking filler, as a small gift to go with something larger or as a budget gift. It features a range of fun puzzles and other activities, along with more than 500 stickers.

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Controller Gear Animal Crossing: New Horizons Bag And Mini Backpack 

This Animal Crossing backpack is a great present for kids or for adults who like a smaller style of backpack. It has a main pouch with an internal pocket just the right size to hold a Nintendo Switch, plus a smaller zippered front pocket that's perfect for holding items you need easy access to. It's available in a range of Animal Crossing-themed prints.

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Club Mocchi Mocchi Animal Crossing Mega Plush Toy 

This large, soft 15-inch Animal Crossing plushy takes the shape of either Tom Nook's or Isabelle's head. It's great for young AC fans or simply the young at heart. This Animal Crossing toy is huggably soft, gets high-quality ratings and is officially licensed by Nintendo.

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Animal Crossing Sweatpants

Lovers of both loungewear and ACNH will love these sweatpants. They're navy blue with transfers of Tom Nook, K.K. Slider and Isabelle down one leg. They're made from a cotton-poly blend and are great for either exercising in or simply chilling around the house. They run a little small, so buy a size or two larger than the recipient's usual size.

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Animal Crossing Keychain

This Animal Crossing keychain is ideal for anyone who loves Animal Crossing and has a set of keys. You can either buy a bundle of two keychains or a single keychain. Options include both iconic characters and items, such as K.K. Slider, Tom Nook, the bell bag and the Animal Crossing leaf motif. They're officially licensed and get good reviews for product quality.

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Franco Kids Bedding Super Soft Animal Crossing Comforter and Sheet Set

Any young Animal Crossing fan would be stoked to receive this bedding set emblazoned with some of the best-known AC characters. Unfortunately, it's only sold in twin size, so it's too small for most adults' beds, though it could be used as a blanket for lounging on the sofa.

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Nintendo Amiibo Animal Crossing Sanrio Collaboration Exclusive Pack

Amiibo cards are used to bring extra features and characters to Nintendo games on newer consoles. These ACNL Amiibo cards are a collaboration with Sanrio and let you invite new characters to your island, as well as receive Sanrio-themed items. Each card is inspired by a different character from the Sanrio universe: Hello Kitty, My Melody, Pompompurin, Little Twin Stars, Cinnamoroll and Keroppi.

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PowerA Animal Crossing Protection Case for Nintendo Switch

This protective case is designed to hold and protect the Nintendo Switch Lite or the full Switch console when in handheld mode. It's an ideal present for anyone who loves Animal Crossing: New Horizons so much that they need to take their Switch out and about to play it wherever they go. If you know the recipient is in need of a case for their Switch, this is an excellent choice.

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Lauren Corona writes for BestReviews. BestReviews has helped millions of consumers simplify their purchasing decisions, saving them time and money.

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