Fun Gifts That Kids Can Make

a collage of pictures of different gifts kids can make

Today I have a round up of fun and cute gifts that kids can make! Instead of running to the store, let them try homemade gifts this year. Perfect for grandparents, friends, or parents!

Your kids will feel proud at making a present with their hands and the recipients will love the sentimentality and thoughtfulness.

I love that that list of gifts kids can make includes ideas perfect for littles and others would be great for preteens to create.

There are ideas that would not only work at Christmas time but also for birthdays and other occasions through the year.

Red and pink pom pom rug

Simple Pom Pom Rug from Holly at Simplify Create Inspire

Wouldn’t this be a fun additions to a bedroom made in a child’s favorite colors? Perfect for a preteen or teen to make for a sibling or friend!

Oatmeal, lavender, and epsom salts

Oatmeal Lavender Bath Teas from Deanna at From this Kitchen Table

Perfect for mom, grandma, sisters, or friends! These are easy to make and will make a bath even more relaxing.

white and blue shower jellies in a soap container

Shower Jellies from Deanna at From this Kitchen Table

My kids love to use these and they are easy to make. Just be sure to keep them refrigerated (or in a cool spot) so they don’t melt.

tan bookmark with gray tassels

Bookmark from April at Love Our Real Life

These would be perfect for anyone that loves books! Such a cute (plus easy and inexpensive) idea.

a red box with white pom pom snowballs

Yarn Pom Pom Snowball Fight Kit from Nikki at Tikkido

So much fun! This is the perfect sibling or friend gift for a child to make.

popsicle stick picture frames with pictures

Popsicle Stick Picture Frame from Sonja and Jane at Sustain My Craft Habit

Awww. Wouldn’t a grandparent love a homemade picture frame with a picture of the child attached? Put a magnet on the back so it can be hung on the refrigerator.

Blue and gold wooden beads on a necklace

Painted Wood Bead Necklace from Sonja and Jane at Sustain My Craft Habit

This is a perfect one for the preteens and teens to make. Love the two tones on the beads.

homemade map coasters

Upcycled Maps Coasters from Jane and Sonja at The Boondocks Blog

Creative gift for kids to make to give to the travel lovers! It would be fun to use a map from their recent trips.

peppermint sugar scrub in a mason jar

Peppermint Sugar Scrub from April at April Golightly

Easy enough for littles to make but also perfect for those older kids as well.

Gingerbread Body Scrub from Jenny at Gingerbread House Blog

Love gingerbread! Another easy Christmas time gift idea.

white salt dough ornament hanging on a tree

Salt Dough Ornaments from Katie at Good Life Eats

Love all the suggestions she gives on these! Who knew salt dough ornaments could be so elegant. It’s also the perfect way to get a second use out of the rubber stamps in our craft closet.

seedlings and a rock plant marker in a bed

Seedling Pots and Garden Stone Markers from Jessica at The Forked Spoon

Kids would love making these! Such a fun idea for someone into gardening.

hand painted flower pots with a plant in them

Painted Rainbow Flower Pots from Amy at DIY Candy

So cute! Especially if you gift it with a flower or herb already in the pot.

easy white clay thumbprint ornaments

Thumbprint Christmas Ornaments from Sarah at The Farmer Wife Crafts

These clay ornaments are adorable! Perfect easy little gift you could even have the babies “make”.

Hand painted wood slice coasters

Kids’ Art Coasters from Amy at Mod Podge Rocks

Love the wood slices and painting on these!

paint thumbprint ornament

Thumbprint Christmas Ornament from The Moody Blonde

This would be a fun keepsake to make when your kids are little.

Scented Bath Salts

Scented Bath Salts from Lyne at Ottawwa Mommy Club

Another perfect gift for kids to make! Great for a friends’ gift or to give to adults.

a fleece blanket with flowers folded on the floor

Single Layer No Sew Fleece Blanket from MaryAnne at Mama Smiles

What adult or child wouldn’t want a new blanket? Little kids might need help with the cutting, but then they can do the folding through themselves.

Tiny felt animals on a white background

Beginner Hand Sewing Projects for Kids from MaryAnne at Mama Smiles

Fun ideas for a child to gift to another child!

A red no new gift bag

No Sew Gift Bags from Andrea at Savings Lifestyle

Not only can they make their own gift, they can also put it in a homemade, reusable gift bag!

a black and white fleece blanket with fringe

No Tie Fleece Blanket with Fringe from Karen at Decor Hint

This is another cute blanket option! Lots of cutting, so perfect for the older kids to make.

a green and yellow melted crayon ornament

Melted Crayon Ornaments from Kim at Two Kids and a Coupon

The kids would love making these and you could use up broken crayon pieces!

a jar with porpourri ingredients inside

Simmering Potpourri Jar from Kari Lyn at She Saved

Another one simple enough for the young kids to make but also perfect for the older ones. I think this would be a great last minute gift idea.

a cute candy sleigh gift idea

Candy Santa Sleigh from Kari Lyn at She Saved

All three of my kids would love making this and receiving this. This would be a fun friend gift.

a candle made to look like rudolph

Rudolph Candle from Jamie at Totally the Bomb

Jazz up a purchased (or even homemade) candle.

washi tape popsicle stick frame

Ice Cream Stick Photo Frame (with Washi Tape) from Amy at Mod Podge Rocks

Washi Tape is popular with preteens! They could get so creative with this one. Love that Amy mentions gluing a stand on the back of the frame.

easy snowman craft for kids

Snowman Decoration from Heather and Lisa at Made in a Pinch

A cute little craft that could be used as an ornament or wall hanging. Lots of cutting, so the littles will need quite a bit of help or put the older kids on this one.

two pens covered with colorful clay

Clay Covered Pens from Amy at DIY Candy

What a cool looking pen! Practical gift and easy to make.

Wooden ball snowmen ornaments

Snowman Ornaments from Angie at Country Chic Cottage

Awww, aren’t these wooden bead snowmen so cute!

See, aren’t they such cute ideas? What are your favorite ideas for gifts kids can make? Any creative ones I should have my 3 put together this year?

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