I’m all for kids creating and filling their curious minds which is why handmade gifts are encouraged in our home. Here are some fun DIY gifts kids can make, geared just for grown ups.
We’ve featured a couple of our own ideas and also some super cool ones like homemade scrubs, beeswax candles, stamped tea towels and felt coasters. These are all gifts I would love receiving and use personally.
Will you be making handmade gifts with your kids this year?
Painted Coffee Mugs (via MayDae) Have kids display their artistic expressions on these hand painted mugs.
Infused Sugars (via Sugar and Charm) Each time I bake with my kids, they want to pour the sugar so I know they’d love pouring lots of it to make these lovely and sweet gifts.
Goat’s Milk Citrus Soaps (via hello, Wonderful) We had so much fun making Christmas soaps last year that we made another version this year. Dry your own citrus and make these easy goat’s milk soaps. They’re pretty and smell wonderful.
Painted Magnets (via Momtastic) Pretty painted magnets are also functional – I could always use more magnets on the fridge.
Lip Balm (via Meet the Dubiens) My daughter and I made these lip balms one year as gifts – they are super fun to make and only require two ingredients!
Felt Woven Coasters (via Henry Happened) Kids will love weaving these cozy coasters – older kids can also stitch the sides up.
Stamped Tea Towel (via Tut Tuesday) Little ones will get a big kick out of using a carved potato as a stamp – and will have fun stamping away their own unique designs.
Beeswax Candles (via In Lieu of Preschool) Beeswax candles make simple and useful gifts for the home.
Decorated Frames (via Making Lemonade) This handy tutorial gives you five creative ideas on how kids can decorate $1 frames.
Peppermint Sugar Scrub (via Smart School House) A delicious and divine smelling 3 ingredient scrub kids will have fun mixing up.
Easy Paper Coasters (via hello, Wonderful) Let the kids pick out pretty scrapbook paper and Mod Podge them onto paper coasters for a chic and functional gift.
Take a look at our Holida section for more holiday gifts and craft ideas.