It’s that time of year. The time when kids everywhere are circling toys in the newspaper ads and writing out gift lists. This year surprise them with something they will treasure for a lot longer than the most recent toy craze. Homemade gifts are fun to make and will be loved for years.
15 Homemade Gift Ideas for Kids:
Know a little girl who loves baby dolls? She will be thrilled to receive a doll sling to tote her baby around.
This stuffed animal medical kit is perfect for any young doctor to fix their stuffed lovey’s boo-boos.
Give them a gift that will enable them to create their own gifts in the future with this beautiful child’s sewing kit.
Budding scientists will have fun learning with their very own science kit. (Complete with printables to include in your kit.)
Recycle an old lunchbox into this adorable take along dollhouse. Perfect for Lalaloopsy or Littlest Pet Shop lovers!
Beat the “stuck indoors blues” and get kids moving with a pair of these classic tin can stilts.
Kids of all ages will have fun trying out this simple DIY balance board.
Felt boards are always popular with young children. Make your own felt board and they can act out their favorite nursery rhymes. (You can buy Felt Board Sets online or create your own to go with the felt board.)
Younger children can work on fine motor skills and basic geometry with this DIY geoboard.
With this felt pizza kit kids will have fun taking orders and pretending to bake up pizzas for hours.
Here’s a fun twist to that store-bought puzzle: create a magnetic puzzle!
This reversible tic-tac-toe and hopscotch mat is sure to be a huge hit when the kids are stuck indoors.
This mini doll house is a great stocking stuffer idea, and it fits easily into a purse or pocket to keep kids entertained when out and about.
Finally, create your very own I-Spy game. These would be great when traveling in the car.
This year give them something a little extra, a homemade gift they will treasure for years.
Other Great Gifts for Kids:
- Learn with Play — This book is packed with over 150 fun crafts and activities, perfect for families with young children.
- Preschooler Board Games — The 10 best games preschoolers will love.
- Math Games They’ll Love — These math games will have them begging to work on math skills.