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Christmas gifts for kids to make in 2018

Encourage your kids to get creative this Christmas with these crafty gifts.

Taking the time to create a gift is always more personal than buying one. Kids can also learn the meaning behind the holiday tradition by making gifts for their loved ones. Many of the gift ideas can be made by children in a classroom, pre-school, or with their family. Hand-making crafts can become a part of every Christmas in your family.

Craft ideas range from a simple hand-print decorated to look like Santa to the more complicated sewing ideas such as a pocket scarf. Food gifts can also be a part of your DIY fun. Let your child choose from drink mixes, cookies, or candies. Plain candles can also be decorated with felt, foam, or sewing pins.

Many DIY craft ideas will take under an hour from preparation time to the finished product. Half the fun is in gathering the ingredients, supplies, or materials required. A cup filled with cocoa mix takes five minutes, while a hand-painted ornament might take 20 minutes.

Your children will be excited to see someone open their homemade gifts. It also teaches your children to welcome any gift no matter how simple it is, when it is given with love. DIY Christmas gifts honour the spirit of Christmas and friendship.

Best do-it-yourself Christmas gifts for kids to make

Create Your Own Unicorn Wall Clock
Create Your Own Unicorn Wall Clock

Target Australia

Make Your Own Raspberry Sundae Natural Lip Balms
Make Your Own Raspberry Sundae Natural Lip Balms

Yellow Octopus

1930 24 Chris-Craft Runabout Kit 1:8 Model Kit
1930 24 Chris-Craft Runabout Kit 1:8 Model Kit

Mighty Ape

Create Your Own Recycled Paper Beads Kit | 4M
Create Your Own Recycled Paper Beads Kit | 4M

Yellow Octopus

Mould Your Own Magical Unicorn Putty
Mould Your Own Magical Unicorn Putty

Yellow Octopus

Make Your Own Organic Rose Petal Bath Bombs
Make Your Own Organic Rose Petal Bath Bombs

Yellow Octopus

Star Wars - AT-ST Walker Metal Earth Model Kit
Star Wars - AT-ST Walker Metal Earth Model Kit

Mighty Ape

Make your own flower crown & bracelet set
Make your own flower crown & bracelet set

Yellow Octopus

Make your own eco-friendly beeswax food wraps
Make your own eco-friendly beeswax food wraps

Yellow Octopus

Spice Box: Pencil Pals - Craft Kit Brand
Spice Box: Pencil Pals - Craft Kit Brand

Mighty Ape

Scientific Magic Kit - 20 science tricks
Scientific Magic Kit - 20 science tricks

Yellow Octopus


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