These easy homemade gifts for kids are perfect as Christmas gifts, or birthday gifts, or any celebration. Save money, avoid the shops and make a special GIY gift for the kids in your life.
Whether you are in a rush and need an easy, last minute gift for a child, or you want to give something unique to a child who has everything, this list of DIY gifts for kids will help you do it.
Making handmade gifts for kids is a great way to stick to a budget, and be environmentally friendly. They are also a great way to come up with a gift that is tailor to meet the interests of the child.
DIY Gifts to make For Kids.
There homemade gift are ideas on this list this list for all ages of children, and all maker skill levels.
There are ideas that are quick and easy enough to make for a class full of students, as stocking stuffers, or party favours. There are simple ideas that siblings could make for each other, and there are also more involved projects that would make the perfect personalised gift for your child or grandchild.
Some of the ideas of this list look more like traditional ‘shop bought’ gifts than others, but don’t be scared away by making something a little unusual as they are often the best kind of gifts for kids!
- Audio Book Collection
Download some free audio books and load them up on a device for easy listening any time.
- Personalised Colouring Book.
Print some colouring sheets or some of our free drawing prompts and make a super cool colouring and drawing book.
- Personalised Playdough Kit
Use some of our free printable playdough mats and accessories to make an ocean playdough kit, a space play dough set, an ocean playdough set, or choose a theme that matches your child’s current interests
7. Make or collect some dress ups.
8. Make a simple stone noughts and crosses set.
9. Make a catapult game.
11. Collect some wood and make your own threading beads.
13. Make a hula hoop, or three!
14. How about a bug catcher necklace?
15. Bake them their favourite sweet treat.
16. Collect up some interesting shaped containers and make your own moon sand.
17. Make some marker paints.
18. Alphabet rocks for those letter obsessed kids like my four year old!
19. Make a sleeping bag for their favourite soft toys.
20. A set of pom pom magnets would be fun on the fridge!
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