This list is the best easy gifts kids can make and give as homemade Christmas ideas. From crayons, to sweets, to toys and more we have kids Xmas gifts for kids of all ages – from toddlers to older kids – to DIY!
DIY Christmas Gifts From Kids
Making homemade Christmas gifts creates gifts that mean more and are more personal. Kids Activities Blog has a long history of DIY gifts that you won’t want to miss!
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When kids make their own DIY Christmas gifts, it can also be economical and give kids an “investment” in the holiday. I know my kids *LOVE* making gifts for their friends.
Homemade Christmas Gifts We’ve Made & Gifted
We like using the Thanksgiving holiday break to plan and make kid-made gifts. So many of these Christmas gift ideas are some of our favorite easy crafts.
Keeping the kids occupied while they are making gifts is a win-win!
Great Homemade Gifts Kids Can Make to Give to Kids
1. Make Your Own Crayons
Melt Crayons to create new ones that your kids can give to friends. Add a small notebook for the perfect crafty gift.
2. Kids Outdoor Tent
Make a Tent Kit made from PVC pipe and Fabric – Make a hideout for the kids in your life.
3. How To Make Putty
Use homemade silly putty or play dough to create a yo-yo. Stuff the dough into a balloon, add a rubber band and you have a swinging toy.
4. Sidewalk Paint
Fizzing sidewalk paint is a lot of fun for kids. Paint, spray and watch the bubbles pop from the paint.
5. Tree Blocks
Create a set of blocks from a tree branch. Our DIY wooden blocks are still a huge hit a year after they were made!
6. Discovery Bottle
Help your toddler explore with a discovery bottle – use charms and fill a bottle with the items.
7. Homemade Lightsaber Gifts
8. DIY Catapult
Make a DIY catapult that will result in hours of catapulting fun.
9. Best DIY Gift Ideas
Here are a group of really cool ideas of things you can put together to create a gift kit for kids.
10. Stick Game
Create your own DIY game with a set of craft sticks.
11. Alien Slime
Make alien slime…it is out of this world. I really couldn’t resist.
12. Gift DIY Building Blocks
Create a set of building blocks out of the most unusual recycled item…
Homemade Gifts Kids Can Make For The Family
13. Gourmet Lollipops
Make a bouquet of gourmet lollipops with this easy tutorial.
14. How To Make Soap With Toys Inside
Encourage kids to wash their hands by making them special bars of “Treat soap” with toys inside of the soap.
15. Super Cute Toothbrush Holder
These adorable DIY toothbrush holders will delight anyone!
16. Give Delicious Tub of Cookies
Tub of Cookies – decorate a spread container to become a great neighbor gift.
17. Key Chain Pictures
Create a photo key chain to help your long-distance relatives remember you!
18. Homemade Chocolates
Homemade Chocolates are a yummy, yummy gift sure to bring a smile.
19. Decorated Cloth Napkins
Decorate a set of fabric napkins for grandma! Art that is useable is practical fun.
20. Tie For Dad
Transform a Neck Tie into an art masterpiece with this super simple tutorial.
21. Yummy Homemade Peppermint Patties
Another one of our favorite gift foods is homemade peppermint patties.
22. Super Sweet Homemade Buckeyes
Oh yum! What about making some homemade Buckeyes. These are my favorite!
23. Homemade Coaster
Make a set of homemade coasters that a friend or family can use to keep their surfaces safe from drinks!
24. Easy Holiday Sugar Scrub
25. Keepsake Magnets
This is a fun art project that makes a cute keepsake magnet.
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- Use these printable Christmas gift tags to wrap up and label your homemade gifts!
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What homemade gifts will you be making this year? Let us know in the comments!