I am always looking for great gift ideas for kids, but this list is chock full of ideas that are perfect for kids who love to make crafts.
Whether they like to paint, sew, crochet, or build, this list has something for every kid to get more creative with this year.
These craft gifts are perfect for Christmas, birthdays, other special occasions, or just because! After they get stocked up with new supplies, get ready to make some of these craft ideas for kids.
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Crafty Gift Ideas For Kids
I am breaking down this list by types of crafts to make it easier to navigate for your child.
Regardless of their creativity, this list has something I know they will enjoy. Combine any of these to make a DIY craft themed gift basket!
Craft Kits For Kids:
My favorite gift ideas for kids are kits like these that range from creating an item they can keep forever, to making items the whole family will enjoy.
Craft subscription boxes are also a fantastic idea to provide supplies and monthly art projects for kids.
- Green Kid Crafts Subscription Box
- Enchanted Fairy Garden Kit
- 4M Make A Wind Chime Kit
- American Girl Crafts Funky Felt Box Kit
- DIY Slime Making Kit
- American Girl Ultimate Crafting Kit
- Sticky Mosaics Dinosaurs
- Creativity for Kids-Grow ‘n Glow Terrarium
- ALEX Jr. Tots Art Start
- DIY Light Up Unicorn Pillow
- ALEX Toys Craft Giant Art Jar
- Creativity for Kids-Color Changing Flower Lights Kit
Painting & Drawing Craft Gift Ideas For Kids:
I love encouraging my kids to paint, draw, and use their imagination to craft something special.
These gift ideas for kids include painting projects as well as supplies that come in handy for moments of inspiration.
- 4M Magnetic Tile Art
- Apple Barrel Acrylic Paint Set
- ALEX Toys Craft Rock Pets Turtle
- ALEX Toys Artist Studio Fantastic Spinner
- Melissa & Doug Deluxe Combo Scratch Art Set
- Spirograph Deluxe Design Set
- Darice 80-Piece Deluxe Art Set
- Elmer’s 3D Washable Glitter Pens
- Inspiration Art Case
- Paint by Number Animals Variety Pack
- Create Your Own 3 Bitty Books Set
Paper Craft Ideas For Kids:
Whether you are using paper to create something new, or you are using it as medium to paint or stamp, this list of fun paper craft gift ideas is perfect for your kids.
- Paper Plate Bugs Craft Kit for Toddlers and Preschoolers
- Melissa & Doug Friendship Stamp Set
- 4M Recycled Paper Beads Kit
- American Girl Crafts Paper Chain Friendship Bracelet Kit
- Creativity for Kids-Origami Paper Craft Kit
Yarn & Sewing Craft Gift Ideas For Kids:
I remember making my first potholders and sewing little pillows for my dolls as a kid.
This list of fun sewing, crocheting, and knitting gift ideas is perfect for sharing with our kids.
- Melissa & Doug Multi-Craft Weaving Loom
- Plushcraft Kitten Pillow
- ALEX Toys Craft Knot A Quilt Kit
- Plushcraft Cupcake Pillow
- Mermaid and Unicorn Fleece Blanket Kit
- Klutz String Art Book Kit
- American Girl Crafts Owls Sew and Stuff Kit
- ALEX Toys Craft My First Sewing Kit
- Klutz Pom-Pom Puppies Craft Kit
- 4M Crochet Art Kit
- Craft-tastic Yarn Tree Kit
- Klutz Mini Pom-Pom Pets
- Creativity for Kids-Quick Knit Loom Kit
- ALEX Toys Craft Simply Needlepoint Butterfly Kit
Craft Books For Kids:
When you don’t know what to make, these books are perfect for sharing tons of super easy craft ideas that kids will love.
- Craft-a-Day: 365 Simple Handmade Projects
- Official Duck Tape Craft Book
- Art Lab for Kids: 52 Creative Adventures
- Project Kid: 100 Ingenious Crafts for Family Fun
Fashion & Jewelry Crafts For Kids
Girls and boys love making jewelry for themselves, their friends, or their family. This is a great list of craft gift ideas for kids to begin making their own jewelry.
- Creativity for Kids-Fashion Headbands Kit
- Shrinky Dinks Jewelry
- Creativity for Kids-Butterfly Necklaces Jewelry Kit
- Charm Bracelet Making Kit
Wooden Craft Sets For Kids:
I love wooden art, and these simple kits are just what you need to help your kids get excited about them too!
We hope this list of gift ideas for kids helps you find Christmas and birthday presents for the creative children in your life!
I love gifting craft supplies and encouraging my kids to create new things. Crafting is a wonderful outlet for me and it let’s them use their imaginations.
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