Ultimate gift guide: crafts for kids

Published on 2 November 2020 3 min read

Pass on the tradition of craft to your little ones. Whether you’re looking for a craft gift for a birthday, a stocking filler for Christmas, perhaps a celebration at Thanksgiving, or something to treat the kids this Hanukkah  the gift of craft keeps on giving! Get them started with a pair of needles and a simple knitting pattern, get them hooked with beginners crochet, cute cross stitch, dazzling diamond painting and so much more! Get the kids crafting and watch them find the joy in making.

Top picks for the little ones

There's so many fun ways to get your littles one's creative, kid's crafts have never been more fun and these top picks are a great place to start.

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Top picks for tweens and teens!

Got a tween or teen in need of a creative outlet? These are our top picks for amazing craft kits that your kids will just love.

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Get hooked on crochet

Crochet is such a fun craft to get your kids involved in! There are so many fun projects to make and can be hooked up quickly for a super satisfying finish.

Open the door to crochet with this Frozen themed kit!

Your little ones can crochet all their favourite characters from Disney’s Frozen with this kit! With easy step-by-step instructions they’ll be totally hooked.

Out of this world crochet

For the little Jedi in your life, this crochet kit featuring some of their favourite Star Wars characters will have them reaching for the stars.

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Excited about embroidery, crazy about cross stitch!

Embroidery and cross stitch are great crafts to get your kids being creative! With so many designs out there, they can give pretty much any pattern a go. From super simple cross stitch patterns ideal for little ones, to more advanced embroidery kits that your teenager will love.

Cool Dragon cross stitch kit

Get the kids into cross stitch with this super cool dragon design! The kit includes everything they’ll need to get stitching. 

DMC The Dragon Cross Stitch Kit (with 5in plastic hoop) - 5in

DMC The Dragon Cross Stitch Kit (with 5in plastic hoop) - 5in


Get kids excited about embroidery

Embroidery is a marvellous mindful craft to get your kids into and this Hawthorn Handmade kit has everything you need to get started. Learn all the beginner stitches and finish a project pretty enough to hang on the wall!

Hawthorn Handmade Black Wildwood Printed Embroidery Kit - 16cm

Hawthorn Handmade Black Wildwood Printed Embroidery Kit - 16cm

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Irresistible sewing kits

Sewing is a super handy skill to have and teaching kids early is the best way to get them excited about sewing! These kits make great gifts and include everything they'll need to get started. From the super simple, to the more advanced there's definitely something for everyone, from tot to teen.

Have a hoot with this sewing kit

This adorable little owl is the perfect project for a budding sewist. Simple but super cute, when they’ve mastered hand stitching this cutie they’ll be desperate to pick up their next project. 

Sunshine sewing kit

Introduce your kids to the magic of making with a sewing project perfect for kids! With simple and fun designs your kids will be all smiles when they finish making these cute cushions!

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Knitting for confident kids and tweens!

Fostering a love of knitting at a young age will provide kids with years of mindful making and creativity, so why not give the gift of knitting and teach your children how to knit with these fantastic beginners kits and patterns. You can even get your teens knitting their own jumpers and scarves!

Beginners beanie

This knitting kit from Wool and the Gang is packed with everything you need to knit a basic, but super stylish, beanie! Great for newbie knitters, this is the gift that will keep on giving and the perfect project to teach your teen to knit.

Wool and the Gang Happy Daze Beanie Kit

Wool and the Gang Happy Daze Beanie Kit

By Wool and the Gang

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Stylish scarf

This stocking stitch scarf from MillaMia is an ideal beginners knitting project for a teen! Simple, yet stylish they’ll definitely catch the knitting bug after making this. 

MillaMia Naturally Soft Super Chunky Lisen Stripe Scarf 8 Ball Project Pack

MillaMia Naturally Soft Super Chunky Lisen Stripe Scarf 8 Ball Project Pack

By MillaMia

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