Do you and your kids like making handmade gifts together? Kid-made gifts are always so special to make and share with friends and family. Below is a wonderful list of awesome kid-made gifts that anyone would be thrilled to receive.
We have enjoyed making all of these items and have loved giving them as presents and of course using some of them ourselves!
Kid-Made Gifts You Would be Thrilled to Receive
The Most Adorable DIY Unicorn Notebook – This DIY unicorn notebook is so easy to make and is absolutely adorable! The perfect unicorn craft for kids and tweens and a great handmade gift idea.
Kid Made Jewelry Dishes – These jewelry dishes are bright and fun and so easy for kids to make. You only need a few simple supplies to create these gorgeous handmade dishes that will wow any mom, grandma, aunt or friend. Both my daughter and I use and love these.
Superhero Trinket Dishes Father’s Day Craft and Gift – Use fun comic book style paper and bold colors to create these simple trinket or catch-all dishes for dad or grandpa. My son has 2 of these dishes on his bedside table and loves them and my husband has a large one on his desk.
Make an Easy Father’s Day Keychain Craft – Kids will have fun making this super easy Father’s Day keychain craft using shrinky dinks! Free printable template included.
DIY Unicorn Necklace Kids Craft – These unicorn necklaces are just adorable and would make such a great handmade gift for kids to give to their friends. My daughter has made quite a few of these to give to her friends. So easy to customize with different types of glitter and colors of tassels. Plus you get free printable labels to use for the jars!
Lava Bead Diffuser Jewelry for Kids – I love these lava bead diffuser jewelry sets! My daughter and I wear ours all the time, I love using lavender oil with mine. They are easy to make and there are endless possibilities with colors and bead choices. Pair them with some essential oils for a truly unique kid-made gift that anyone would be thrilled to receive!
Easy Painted Fairy Houses for the Garden – Is there someone on your list that loves to garden? These painted fairy houses are so adorable and the perfect gift for kids to make for anyone who wants to invite some fairy friends into their garden. We had fun making these and giving some to our neighbours.
Easy DIY Painted Flower Pots for Kids to Make – These painted flower pots are so fun and colorful and would brighten up any patio or outdoor space! Plus who could resist a good plant pun?! These would make a great Mother’s Day gift, teacher appreciation gift or just a special handmade gift for any occasion.
Turn Fingerprint Art into Adorable Mini DIY Notebooks – These mini notebooks are just the cutest! Using fingerprint art makes them the perfect handmade gift for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day or any occasion. We had so much fun with this project, coming up with cute and colorful designs to decorate the covers.
Lovely Handmade Coasters with Pressed Flowers & Washi Tape – Making anything with washi tape is a hit with my daughter, add in some beautiful pressed flowers and you can’t go wrong with these handmade coasters. Kids can make a set of these and personalize them with different types of washi tape and colors of flowers and leaves.
How to Make Stamped Polymer Clay Necklaces for Kids – These stamped polymer clay necklaces look just like the fancy engraved ones but at a fraction of the cost and with a special handmade touch! Kids will love making these beautiful necklaces (they are very easy to make!) and coming up with unique words and phrases to give to someone special.
Mother’s Day Bookmark & Card Watercolor Project for Kids – This Mother’s Day bookmark and card set is such a lovely handmade gift idea for kids to make! This project is easy enough for preschool aged kids and also a great idea for older kids.
Mother’s Day Painted Rock Craft with Fingerprint Art – Kids will love making this painted rock craft for Mother’s Day! This craft is easily adaptable to kids of all ages and makes such a sweet keepsake gift idea.
Easy Leaf Printing on Rocks – There are so many uses for these gorgeous leaf printed rocks. You could display them in a bowl, use them as place settings, as decorations on a holiday table or even in the garden. Such a fun nature craft for kids to make and give as a special gift.
Colorful Beaded Friendship Bracelets for Kids – These beaded friendship bracelets always make me smile, they are so bright and colorful and have such positive and kind messages on them, anyone would love to receive them as a handmade gift. My daughter made these as part of her goody bags for her 8th birthday party. They were a big hit!
DIY Zen Gardens for Kids – Another great kid-made gift idea! These zen gardens can be customized with different colors of sand and different types of shells and rocks. A great gift for someone to keep on their desk at work or home office.
Adorable Polymer Clay Best Friends Necklaces – Kids love working with polymer clay and these best friend necklaces are so fun and easy and such a great gift idea for kids to make for their BFF’s.
Clay Jewelry Dishes Stamped with Spices – We used colored air dry clay and spices to make these beautiful jewelry dishes that would make a unique gift idea for mom or grandma.
Mini Plant Pots – An Easy Upcycled Craft for Kids – Washi tape and recycled containers are all it takes to make these adorable mini plant pots. An easy kid-made gift idea that kids as young as preschool can make themselves. These little containers look amazing displayed on a window sill and would brighten up any space.
Cookie Cutter Process Art Made into Fall Placemats – These cookie-cutter fall placemats are a great gift idea that preschool kids can make on their own. This is a simple craft project that you can turn into beautiful placemats that would look great on any table. My son made these for his Grandpa for Christmas one year, they turned out beautifully.
Unique Watercolor Bookmarks – Kids will love exploring different watercolor techniques to make these unique watercolor bookmarks. A great kid-made gift idea for someone special that loves to read.
How to Make Easy Felt Paper Clip Bookmarks – Use simple shapes to make these fun and colorful felt paper clip bookmarks! A great back to school craft for older kids and tweens. Free printable templates included.
Adorable DIY Polymer Clay Owl Necklaces – Another great gift idea that kids can make for their friends. These owl necklaces are so cute and such a fun polymer clay project for kids to create.
Free Printable Christmas Gift Envelopes – If you are looking for a unique way to wrap some of your kid-made gifts, these printable Christmas envelopes are the perfect thing! They are big enough to place some of the handmade jewelry ideas listed above.
I hope that you have found some kid-made gift inspiration in the ideas above that you and your kids would like to try making and giving to friends and family.
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