The Ultimate Thomas the Train Gift Guide

Need gift ideas for your little train lover? Here are 50+ awesome Thomas the Train gift ideas for birthdays and holidays!

Boy Playing with Thomas Friends

My son loves trains, and before the age of 5, trains are the only toys that can capture his attention for more than 5 minutes. And who is the best train of them all? THOMAS!

Thomas the Train, or the small locomotive with big aspirations, is not only #1 steam engine but also #1 in my son’s wish-list. Over the years, we collected lots of Thomas-themed train sets, toys and accessories.

If you need Thomas the Train gift ideas for birthdays or holidays, I got you. Here are some of the best Thomas the Train gift ideas your kid will be sure to love.

Thomas the Train Toys

1. Thomas & Friends Wooden Toy Train

Wooden Thomas the Train

I call ours, “the toy that started it all.” There were many trains before this one in my son’s train collection, but ever since my son got this Thomas the Train wooden toy train, he wanted all things Thomas.

2. Thomas & Friends Wooden Racing Figure-8 Set

thomas the train wooden track set

Can’t have a wooden toy train without wooden tracks to go with it! This Wooden Racing Figure-8 Set includes Thomas, so you don’t need to buy it separately!

3. Motorized Percy Engine

Motorized Percy

With the press of a button, motorized trains can go around the train track by itself. My son preferred these trains over the wooden ones after he reached about 2.5 years of age. We have many of Thomas’s friends, including the motorized Percy engine.

4. Twisting Tornado Set

Thomas the Train Twisting Tornado Set

A tornado is on a path of destruction through the Island of Sodor, and it’s chasing after Thomas! Your kids will love seeing Thomas take the ride of his life! The best part? This Twisting Tornado Set includes motorized Thomas!

5. Thomas & Friends MINIS

Thomas & Friends MINIS, 20-Pack

Thomas & Friends MINIS are the perfect travel toys for our little Thomas the Train fans!

6. Thomas & Friends MINIS, Motorized Raceway

Fisher-Price Thomas & Friends MINIS, Motorized Raceway

One of my son’s friends have this MINIS motorized raceway, and my son asks to go to his house specifically to play with this toy. It’s a roller coaster for the MINIS engines, so you get to see the MINIS climb up the vertical lift, speed down the tracks, and jump over the broken rail!

7. Thomas & Friends MINIS, Ahoy, Mateys! Pop-Up Playset

Fisher-Price Thomas & Friends MINIS, Ahoy, Mateys! Pop-Up Playset

If you have a road trip or plane ride coming up with your toddlers, you need to get this Ahoy, Mateys! Pop-Up Playset. It’s easy to fold and store, so it’s perfect for taking on vacation with you and keeping your little one entertained.

8. Thomas & Friends Super Station

Thomas Super Station

This Super Station is hands-down the best Thomas the Train toy because it is connectable to other sets! It comes with track adaptor pieces that allow you to connect to different types of tracks and playsets. Plus, the Super Station can hold over 100 engines and has multiple configurations so your kid will never get bored! It comes with Thomas & Friends TrackMaster Thomas, and his friends Thomas & Friends Adventures PercyThomas & Friends MINIS Jamesplastic Harold.

9. Thomas & Friends Sodor Adventures Mega Bloks

Thomas & Friends Mega Bloks

These large Mega Bloks are easy to hold for your toddler so even the littlest Thomas fans can visit the Island of Sodor!

10. Thomas & Friends Pop-Up Play Train Tent

Thomas & Friends Pop Up Tent

You and your kid can read, play hide-and-seek, and relax inside this pop-up play train tent.

11. Thomas & Friends Island of Sodor Playtable

Fisher-Price Thomas & Friends Wooden Railway, Island of Sodor Playtable

When you have a train-obsessed toddler, you need a train table for him to build his train tracks! This playtable features detailed illustrations of the Island of Sodor and racks on the side for storing the engines.

12. Thomas The Tank Engine Wood Puzzles

Thomas The Tank Engine 7 Pack Wood Puzzles

If your child loves puzzles, then this Thomas The Thank Engine wood puzzles set will occupy him for hours. It comes with seven puzzles, all made out of thick, high-quality cardboard.


Thomas the Train Ride-On Toys

13. Power Wheels Thomas & Friends Thomas with Track

Power Wheels Thomas & Friends Thomas with Track

How many times can your toddler go round and round? Once your toddler gets on this Power Wheels Thomas, don’t expect him to come down for a while!

14. Thomas & Friends Fast Tracks Ride-On

Thomas & Friends Fast Tracks Ride-on

Instead of trying to ride your dog or cardboard boxes all over the house, your kid will love riding on Thomas! This Thomas the Train ride-on toy even comes with a convertible seat that turns into a slide for mini Thomas and Percy (included)!

15. Thomas & Friends Tough Trike

Fisher-Price Thomas & Friends Tough Trike

Get your toddler peddling with this Thomas & Friends tricycle!

16. Thomas the Tank Engine Up and Down Roller Coaster

Thomas the Tank Engine Up and Down Roller Coaster

We had a couple of indoor playgrounds near us with this Thomas the Tank roller coaster. Every time we went, my son would spend at least 30 minutes on it nonstop. He learned how to back up the coaster car and secure it in place before riding the rails. I was always afraid he would fall off it, but he never did. If you have the room for it in your home, I highly recommend it!

17. Thomas The Train Boys Bike

Thomas The Train Boys Bike

Your kid will learn how to ride the bike in no time with this Thomas the Train bike.

Clothing and Accessories

18. Thomas & Friends Engineer Hat / Cap

Thomas & Friends Engineer Hat

Can’t be a train engineer without a Thomas hat! It also goes well with Thomas the Train costumes for Halloween.

19. Thomas The Tank Engine Boys’ Fleece Hoodie Pullover Sweatshirt

Thomas The Tank Engine Boys' Fleece Hoodie Pullover Sweatshirt with Zipper

This fleece hoodie is a must for the colder months.

20. Thomas The Train Toddler Boys’ Light-Up Athletic Running Shoe Sneaker

Thomas The Train Toddler Boys’ Light-Up Athletic Running Shoe Sneaker

My kids are obsessed with light-up shoes. So put Thomas the Train and lights together, and you get your kid’s favorite sneakers ever.

21. Thomas The Train Canvas Shoes

Thomas the Train Canvas Shoes

I love slip-on shoes because sometimes it just takes too long to put on sneakers. These Thomas the Train canvas shoes are great for quick trips to the grocery store or going on vacation.

22. Thomas the Train & Friends Boy Socks

Thomas the Train & Friends Boys 6 pack Socks

Who wouldn’t want some Thomas the Train socks to go with their spiffy footwear?

23. Thomas & Friends 3 piece Shorts Pajamas Set

Thomas the Train Pajamas

Good thing your toddler can wear the short sleeve top as a regular tee. He is not going to want to take this Thomas the Train pajama set off in the morning!

24. Thomas & Friends T-Shirt

Thomas & Friends This is How We Roll Percy, Thomas & James Raglan Tee

What a fun choo-choo shirt for our little Thomas the Train fans!

25. Thomas the Train Toddler Boys’ Briefs 7 Pair Pack

Thomas the Train Toddler Boys' Briefs 7 Pair Pack

These Thomas the Train briefs might be the answer to your potty training woes! I potty trained my son in these exact briefs.

26. Thomas The Train Blue and Yellow Toddler Daycare Slippers

Thomas The Train Blue and Yellow Toddler Daycare Slippers

My son’s daycare had indoor and outdoor shoes. These Thomas the Train daycare slippers would have been perfect for the indoor shoes because it’s easy to put on and comfortable to wear.

27. Thomas The Tank Engine Waterproof Easy-On Rubber Rain Boots

Thomas The Tank Engine Kids Boys’ Character Printed Waterproof Easy-On Rubber Rain Boots

Your little ones can jump in all the rain puddles they want in these adorable rain boots!

For the Home

28. Thomas & Friends Plush Stuffed Toddler Pillow Buddy

Thomas & Friends Plush Stuffed Toddler Pillow Buddy

If your toddler is into plush toys, he will for sure love this Thomas the Train pillow buddy. Your child can bring it everywhere with him, and cuddle with it for comfort during naps and bedtimes.

29. Thomas The Tank Engine Children’s Nap Mat

Thomas The Tank Engine Nap Mat with Built in Pillow and Blanket

Nap mats are great for kids to bring to daycare or school instead of separate pillows and blankets. Make your kid’s naptime special with this Thomas the Tank nap mat featuring Thomas, Percy, and James!

30. Thomas the Tank Toddler Bed Set

Thomas the Tank Toddler Bed Set

Transform your child’s bedroom with this Thomas the Tank toddler bed set, which includes the comforter, fitted sheet, flat sheet, and standard pillowcase.

31. Thomas the Tank Engine Toddler Bed

Step2 Thomas The Tank Engine Toddler Bed

Anxious about transitioning your toddler from the crib to a toddler bed? This Thomas the Tank Engine toddler bed will make the transition much easier because your toddler will be so excited to sleep in this fun and cool bed!

32. Super Soft Plush Microfiber Blanket

Franco Kids Bedding Super Soft Plush Microfiber Blanket

Keep your toddler warm with this comfortable Thomas & Friends blanket!

33. Thomas Bean Bag Chair

Thomas Bean Bag Chair

This bean bag chair is lightweight with a carry handle, so even your little one can transport it to wherever he wants to sit.

34. Thomas Railroad Rewards Potty

Thomas & Friends Thomas Railroad Rewards Potty

If you have a child who refuses to go on the potty, this Thomas Railroad Rewards Potty might be the answer to your prayers. Use this along with the Thomas the Train briefs and My Thomas Potty Book, and you have the perfect setup for your toddler to ditch the diapers.

35. Thomas & Friends TrackMaster Stepstool

Fisher-Price Thomas & Friends TrackMaster, Stepstool

Stepstools are a must when it comes to toddlers. How else will they reach the sink? This Thomas & Friends stepstool will go well with the Thomas Railroad Rewards Potty in your kid’s bathroom!

36. Thomas The Tank Engine Peel And Stick Wall Decals

Thomas The Tank Engine Peel And Stick Wall Decals

Complete your toddler’s room with this Thomas the Tank Engine decal that is quick to apply, and easy to remove.


37. Thomas and Friends: My Red Railway Book Box

Thomas and Friends My Red Railway Book Box

This super cute box set of 4 Thomas & Friends board books are high quality and will endure your toddler wanting to read it over and over and over again!

38. My Thomas Potty Book

My Thomas Potty Book

If your child needs some encouragement when it comes to potty training, count on Thomas! My Thomas Potty Book will help your toddler say goodbye to diapers and hello to undies.

39. Thomas & Friends Character Encyclopedia

Thomas & Friends Character Encyclopedia

With over 100 Thomas & Friends characters in this encyclopedia, this book is a must for all Thomas fans! It even includes a mini Thomas on the top that rolls back and forth along the track.

40. Happy Birthday, Thomas!

Happy Birthday, Thomas!

What better way to celebrate your toddler’s birth than with a book all about a surprise party for Thomas?

41. Thomas & Friends 5-Minute Stories: The Sleepytime Collection

Thomas & Friends 5-Minute Stories

Train-obsessed kids will love this Sleepytime Collection of 12 stories. The stories are 5-minute recaps of Thomas & Friends episodes full of their adventures on the Island of Sodor.

42. Thomas & Friends – Let’s Go!

Let's Go Thomas!

My mom randomly picked out this book for my son when he was a toddler, and it became his favorite book for the longest time. This interactive sound book gives you prompts in the storyline, so you know when to press the buttons or turn the steering wheel.

43. Thomas & Friends – My First Library Book Block 12-Book Set

Thomas & Friends - My First Library Book Block 12-Book Set

This super adorable book set comes with twelve “Just-My-Size” tiny board books, so even babies can pick them up easily and flip the pages. My daughter loved taking out and putting back the books in the box while her brother read the books.

Other Thomas the Train Gift Ideas

44. Thomas The Train Tank Engine Coin Bank

Thomas The Train Tank Engine Coin Bank

It’s time for your toddler to learn about money! This Thomas the Train “piggy bank” will help him learn financial responsibility and start him on the right path to saving.

45. Thomas and Friends Backpack and Lunch Box

Thomas the Train Backpack

Your preschooler or kindergartener will be excited for school with this Thomas & Friends backpack and lunch box set! It even comes with stickers and two mini Thomas the Trains.

46. Thomas The Tank Engine Spoon & Fork Set

PECO Pecoware Thomas The Tank Engine Spoon & Fork Set

Do you have a picky eater at home? Making eating more enjoyable with these Thomas the Tank Engine spoon and fork!

47. Thomas & Friends Oral Hygiene Bundle

Thomas & Friends 4pc Bright Smile Oral Hygiene Bundle

Getting your kids to brush their teeth can be a struggle. However, your kids will be happy to clean their teeth with this Thomas & Friends oral hygiene bundle that comes with two toothbrushes, a brushing timer, and a rinse cup!

48. Kids Bath and Beach Soft Cotton Terry Hooded Towel

Franco Kids Bath and Beach Soft Cotton Terry Hooded Towel Wrap

Now your little one can take Thomas & Friends with him to the beach or the pool with this soft hooded towel.

49. Thomas the Tank Engine Umbrella

Thomas the Tank Engine Umbrella

This super cute Thomas & Friend umbrella will help keep your toddlers dry during rainy days. Throw a pair of rainboots on them, and your little ones are ready to face the rain! Did I mention the handle is a 3D Thomas?

50. Thomas & Friends: Hero of the Rails – The Movie

Thomas & Friends Hero of the Rails The Movie

There are many Thomas & Friends movies out, but this movie about teamwork and honesty is a must-have for your DVD collection!

51. Thomas the Train Reward Stickers

Thomas the Train Reward Stickers

If you are using sticker charts for potty training, or if your kids love sticking stickers everywhere, here are 200 stickers featuring Thomas the Train and Friends.


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