| | |

The Ultimate Gift Guide For Kids Who Love Crafts

 

This Ultimate Gift Guide for Kids Who Love Crafts will provide you with ideas and inspiration to find that special something for your creative young ones.

You’re sure to discover that perfect present of a delightful craft in one of these seven categories!

 

Got kids who love crafts? This ultimate gift guide for kids who love crafts will help you find a super special present.

 

Crafts can be a great way for kids of any age to express themselves and have hands-on fun.

Younger children can benefit from learning self-control, as well as fine and gross motor skills.

Older kids get the satisfaction of building upon skills learned when younger, discovering abilities they may want to cultivate and having a completed piece of work to use as a gift or special memory.

 

This post of gift ideas for kids who love crafts is part of a Christmas gift guide link-up at iHomeschool Network.
Scroll to the end of the post to learn more & discover how to find awesome gift guides!

 

My five boys and I cherish our craft times in our homeschool.  These occasions are special because we allow our creativity to flow into our work.  We enjoy the freedom to take a project idea and run with it.  Paint may splatter, glitter may fly, and clay may get permanently embedded in our carpet.

Before you think I have completely lost my marbles, I was not always a carefree craft mom.  Heavens no!  With my first boy, I was very concerned about containing messes and sticking to directions.

And then I had four more boys.

My Type A personality slowly evolved over the years into what I like to call Type AB, or a recovering Type B.  I know the benefits of both approaches.  I understand that it is important to allow my boys the freedom to create and express themselves.  I also know how vital it is that they are given expectations and rules to learn what is okay and not okay.

It’s a daily struggle.  So, Type AB it is!  I work to find a balance in cultivating my sons’ artistic and creative sides while maintaining a home that does not look like a complete pigsty.

Can you relate?

Anyhoo, I started to investigate new craft resources that we could include in our homeschool learning fun and found these wonderful resources to share.

(Fun sidenote:  I used to work part-time at Michael’s Arts & Crafts to help me get through graduate school.  I have a slight obsession with crafts and have always loved working on projects with my boys.  All of my boys are kids who love crafts.  So much creative fun to be had by all!)

 

Child holding wood bead bracelet with heart and child using craft supplies to make a ladybug to feature how this Ultimate gift guide for kids who love crafts will help you find the perfect present for your craft lover (and inspire creativity)

 

To organize all of these amazing craft products and kits, I created seven categories for kids who love crafts:

  • Paper Crafts
  • Sewing/Cross Stitch/Embroidery
  • Hands-On
  • Woodwork
  • Pottery & Ceramics
  • Jewelry Making
  • Knitting & Crochet

Crafts sets and kits are amazing gifts for kids.  They’re affordable ways to help the kids in your life develop new skills.  Also, crafts can be a spark for your kids’ imaginations and creativity.  (Bonus points for getting them away from screens!)

 

Got kids who love crafts? This ultimate gift guide for kids who love crafts will help you find a super special present.

Ultimate Gift Guide For Kids Who Love Crafts

1.  Paper Crafts

Planners: Do you have tweens and teens who like to work with paper?  Open the door to the world of planning and watch their creativity soar!  Tara of Embark on the Journey shares this awesome Gift Guide For Planner Addicts {Teen Version} to get you started.

Scrapbooking:  Scrapbooks are a great way for kids of any age to preserve precious memories.  Your kids can draw, color, write, or use pictures to record thoughts and feelings about important (or not so important) events.

Origami:  My oldest son loves origami!  He recommends these origami books from Usborne to help your kids get started.This origami book from Usborne is a great gift idea for your kids who love crafts.

Origami Paper Animals from Usborne is fun for kids who love crafts.

 

Paper Fun:  These paper dolls, farm, and town are awesome ways to have craft fun with your kids!Usborne Press-Out Paper Dolls can be great craft fun for kids.

Usborne Press-Out Paper Farm is a great way for younger kids to have fun with crafts.

Press-Out Paper Town by Usborne is a great way for younger kids to have craft fun.

 

2.  Sewing/Cross Stitch/Embroidery Ideas for Kids Who Love Crafts

Sewing Kit:  This Children’s Sewing Kit from Usborne Books & More is a great gift for craft lovers.A children's sewing kit can be a fantastic gift for young craft lovers.

Cross Stitch:  I am not a sewer but I have enjoyed cross stitch since I was little.  This kit is a great way to get started!

Embroidery:  An embroidery kit for kids can be an awesome way to learn different stitches.

 

3.  Woodwork

Wood Burning:  An activity for older kids, wood burning can be a great activity for self-expression and creating gifts.

Model Kits:  Wood model kits can be fun for a variety of ages, depending on the level of complexity and number of pieces.  These kits are great for ages 5+.

Leonardo da Vinci Catapult KitLeonardo da Vinci Catapult KitPathfinders Leonardo DaVinci Ornithopter Wood KitPathfinders Leonardo DaVinci Ornithopter Wood KitMiscy 3d Puzzle Wooden Plane Art Projects Craft Wood 3d Puzzles for Kids Adults Wood Model Kits Airplanes Assemble Paint DIY Toy HydropplaneMiscy 3d Puzzle Wooden Plane Art Projects Craft Wood 3d Puzzles for Kids Adults Wood Model Kits Airplanes Assemble Paint DIY Toy Hydropplane

Bird Houses:  Your crafty kids may enjoy building wood birdhouses in different sizes and shapes.  This set from Melissa & Doug is recommended for ages 5-10.

 

Painting On Wood:  This wood wonders set by ALEX Toys looks awesome!!  Great way to have craft fun with wood.

 

4.  Pottery & Porcelain

Pottery Wheel For Kids:  If you have kids who like to build and create with clay, they might really like a pottery wheel like this!

 

Paint Your Own:  These kits allow kids to express themselves on pre-made porcelain.  So pretty and great gifts! And check out this adorable Paint-Your-Own Ceramic Tea Set!  Perfect for poetry teatime!

5.  Jewelry Making

Friendship Bracelets:  This kit is awesome for making a variety of friendship bracelets.  Your crafty kids are going to love it!

Charm Bracelets: Let your kids make these super cool bracelets with pizazz.

Beads:  Little tiny beads…I’ll be honest, this is one of those times I am glad I have all boys!  But, I think the crafty girls in your life would absolutely adore this bead bracelet set.

Wood Beads:  Younger crafty kids will be thrilled to get sets with larger wood beads to create bracelets and more.

Grab a set of these plain wood beads and have your kids
decorate with markers or paint for custom wood jewelry.

Paracord Bracelets: My oldest son enjoys using paracord for bracelets and keychains.

Just For Boys:  This set is labeled just for boys but I think some girls would go for these styles and colors, too.

6.  Knitting & Crochet

Finger Knitting:  This method looks like an easy way to start learning how to knit.

Intro To Knitting:  This kit with chunky yarn is recommended for kids 7+.

Learn To Crochet:  Look at all the fun colors and projects in this introduction to crochet kit for kids.

Knitting Loom:  Great way for crafty kids interested in knitting to get started!

 

7.  Hands-On Ideas for Kids Who Love Crafts

Beeswax Candles:    My boys and I love to make beeswax candles for home and gifts.  Beeswax sheets plus wick are all you need to create gorgeous candles.

Beeswax Candle Making KitBeeswax Candle Making KitBeeswax Candle KitBeeswax Candle KitMake Your Own Beeswax Candle Kit - Includes 10 Assorted Colored 100% Beeswax Honeycomb Sheets and Approx. 6 Yards (18 Feet) of Cotton Wick - Each Sheet Measures Approx. 8Make Your Own Beeswax Candle Kit – Includes 10 Assorted Colored 100% Beeswax Honeycomb Sheets and Approx. 6 Yards (18 Feet) of Cotton Wick – Each Sheet Measures Approx. 8

DIY Magnets:  This craft kit for making your own tile magnets will be a grand hit for your crafty kids.  Add some flair to any metal surface with these creations!

Duct Tape Crafts:  Give your crafty kids the gift of making sturdy projects with duct tape.

Potholder Looms:  My boys love this kit to create tons of potholders.

Clay Charms: Crafty hands love to make little cuties like these clay charms.

String Art:  For crafty kids 10+, string art can be a new way to express their creative skills.

Felting:  This craft activity is a lot of fun for older kids.  Create your own cute little friends with this felting kit.

I hope that this Ultimate Gift Guide For Kids Who Love Crafts helps you find the perfect gifts for the kids in your life.
Which of these crafts do you think your kids who love crafts would enjoy the most?

 

Check out these amazing Christmas gift guides from some of the bloggers at iHomeschool Network by clicking on the image below.

Discover amazing Christmas gift guides, like this crafts for kids, by the bloggers at iHomeschool Network.

 

 

Sharing is caring!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *