The 21 Craftiest Gifts for Kids this Year

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Christmas is often hailed the most expensive time of year, a time when money gets a bit tight due to all that Christmas shopping. But why not go for a crafty gift this Christmas and save some pennies? There are some fantastic projects out there that the kids will love just as much as any expensive toy, and some are more fun than money can buy!

The 21 Craftiest Gifts for Kids this Year

Squeaky Clean Fun

soap rainbow in blue cloudy soap round
Rainbow Soap by Latika Soap

plastic polar bear on ice soap
Easy Melt and Pour Polar Bear Soap by Rebecca Dillon

Yarn Magic

crochet white bunny ears hat
Crochet Bunny Hat by Oomanoot

glued yarn room sign in pink, names and frame glued down in yarn
Yarn Name Art by Design Improvised

rainbow coloured crochet shoelaces
Crochet Rainbow Shoelaces by Mollie Makes

amigurumi crochet stripey monkey toy
Amigurumi Monkey Toy by Craft Passion

crochet baby owl in grey yarn
Dusk the Baby Crochet Owl by Hello Yellow Yarn

Big Presents

children's DIY play tent using a-frame wooden slats and fabric covering
DIY Children’s Play Tent by Just Another Hang Up

Pretty Accessories

pink shamballa bracelet
Pink Shamballa Style Bracelet by Macrame School

applique hot air balloon and clouds on linen pouch
Air Balloon Zipper Pouch by Minki’s Work Table

fox face design coin purse with zip on back
Fox Coin Purse by GYCT Designs

Make Memories

beaded jewellery wire made into a photo stand
Wire Photo Holder by Craft Project Ideas

For Teeny Tots

DIY baby booties using applique felt to look like a woodland animal
DIY Animal Baby Booties by Cheryl Style

fabric cubes using different fabrics for each face
Baby Fabric Cubes by Little Button Diaries

Just for Fun

donut shaped pillow with pink fabric icing and coloured sprinkle applique
Donut Pillow by A Beautiful Mess

 Practical Gifting

shadow box with personalised background, painted glass design and money slot
DIY Shadow Box Bank by A Mom’s Take

homemade drawstring backpack in stripe with floral pocket on front
DIY Drawstring Backpack by Alice and Lois

Playtime

homemade balance board using pvc pipe and skateboard deck
Skate Balance Board by Hello, Wonderful

fabric crown with button jewels and fabric cape
Cape and Crown Tutorial by Oomanoot

painted cardboard tube rocket launcher
DIY Cardboard Rocket Launcher Toy by Pink Stripey Socks

basic fabric doll with wool hair and clothes
How to Make a Cloth Doll by Minki’s Work Table

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