Craft kits are a fun, hands-on gift idea that inspire imagination, build motor skills, and keep kids busy on rainy days! Need some help narrowing down the best arts and crafts sets? We’ve got you covered! With some help from our expert panel of children, we’ve compiled the ultimate list of super creative craft gift ideas for kids. Here are our top picks!
Top Craft Gifts for Kids:
- Dinosaur Magnetic Scenes – 52 Piece Set
- Unicorn Felt Sewing Kit – For Beginners!
- Magnetic Faces – 78 Wooden Pieces
- Origami Flower Lights – Fold Your Own
- Butterfly Pillowcase – Color & Wash Out
- Make Your Own Bath Bombs
- Artist’s Creative Challenges Box
- World Flags Tablecloth – Doodle Your Own!
Go back in time…
With this clever and mess-free magnetic set, kids can create their own cool dinosaur scenes! Pick one of the two backgrounds and arrange the 50 magnets, including nine dinos, a caveman family, and an erupting volcano. Then it’s time for adventure. Use your imagination to go dinosaur-hunting in the jungle, cook dino nuggets on the campfire… the possibilities are endless. This creative gift set provides dino-mite fun on rainy days!
The perfect sewing kit for beginners
With this sweet beginner’s sewing set, kids can create four sweet felt projects: a happy fairy, a colorful rainbow, and two cute unicorns. Follow the simple instructions and use the plastic safety needle and colorful thread to assemble the pre-cut felt into cute designs. The projects are ideal for young sewers, as each sturdy piece of felt has drilled holes for guidance. The final step is to stuff your creations and put them on display or give them as gifts. Because this kit comes with four projects, it’s perfect for siblings or friends. Sew adorable!
This activity set is brilliant for kids who love crafts and getting creative! Use the magnets to recreate the pictures on the 14 different cards or make your own funny faces. Use the wipe-dry pen or chalks to add fun details, then make up some hilarious stories about your characters. Hours of imaginative fun await, and conveniently, the wooden storage box doubles as a stand for the blackboard and whiteboard. A brilliant choice for keeping kids entertained while traveling or on the go, as it’s both portable and mess-free!
Decorate your bedroom with origami lights
Origami is a super fun activity for children, and this lovely set is the perfect way to get started. Use the patterned sheets of origami paper and follow the easy instructions to fold beautiful bees, flowers, and ladybugs. Add your creations to the battery-operated string of lights with ten bulbs. Now it’s time to sit back and admire your glowing masterpiece… A highly entertaining craft kit, and a stylish addition to any girl’s bedroom!
Coloring is a great way to wind down from a long day and practice mindfulness. And this beautiful cotton pillowcase comes with ten wash-out pens so kids can color, wash, and color again. The gorgeous design depicts a natural garden scene, brimming with butterflies and flowers. This clever set makes a fabulous gift for nature-lovers, and the end result provides a one-of-a-kind decorative addition to any bedroom!
Crafts + Pampering = Fun!
Kids who love spa night will really enjoy making their own bath bombs with this awesome kit! Follow the illustrated guide to mix, mold, and immerse your way to 12 fabulous fizzy bombs. Use the five molds to shape your bath bombs into ice cream cones, animals, traditional bath bomb spheres, and more. A fun activity for spa-themed parties and sleepovers, and the bath bombs also make great gifts for family and friends!
A totally unique art set for kids
Think outside the box by looking inside the box! This creative box is designed to inspire young artists and comes with seven prompts to help young creators think about their designs. For instance, the first challenge asks artists to create a mobile while answering the questions, ‘What shape will your mobile take?’ and ‘Will it be colorful? Abstract? Traditional? Whimsical?’ Of course, the kit also comes with supplies such as bright tissue paper, pompoms, feathers, and more. An amazing gift for budding artists and creatives!
A fun alternative to traditional geography homework
This fun tablecloth coloring set is tons of fun for creative kids. It’s also a great way to brush up on flag trivia for geography class! The set comes with a soft cotton tablecloth and ten bright wash-out pens. Explore and decorate the 193 amazing flags of the UN member states, from Albania to Zimbabwe. When you’re all finished coloring, set the table for an international feast or use the attached loops to transform the tablecloth into a wall hanging. Learn about the world while being creative? Perfection!
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