Handmade gifts are always appreciated and they are extra-special this time of year, when we celebrate Moms, Dads, Grandparents, Teachers and Caretakers. We've rounded up our top DIY kits, the ones that encourage kids to get creative and make treasured keepsake gifts for those they love.
What parent wouldn't love a book made by their kid? With this kit, kids can write and illustrate their own full-color, 18 page, professionally printed hardcover book. Includes ready-to-use cover template pages, story and illustration template pages, guide book & instructions, a set of color markers and a postage-paid envelope and order form. Easy-peasy!
Macrame is back! Kids can create a macramé hanging plant holder that's perfect to hang in a study or classroom. Fill it with a plant (real or fake) for an extra-special teacher's gift.
Give loved ones the flowers they really want by baking a tasty bouquet. Get baking with this set of stainless steel cookie cutters, along with this recipe for sugar cookies.
Kids can create their own heavenly-scented bath bombs with this DIY kit. Pair a homemade bath bomb with a book and some peace and quiet and you have the perfect gift for any caretaker: relaxation.
5. Rainbow arts and crafts kit
Kids can let their creativity go wild with this Rainbow Craft Kit. From fuzzy sticks and paper straws to googly eyes and pom-poms, this kit features everything color-loving crafters need to exercise their imagination and make super cool gifts. Over 300 pieces included!
The Baby Milestone Blocks help new parents commemorate the milestones of their growing child. Set the numbered wooden blocks up and snap a photo. The wooden blocks feature shapes, numbers, colors and animals, so they also double as a beautiful heirloom toy. A thoughtful and useful gift for new parents in this age of social media!
Preserve the beauty of nature with pressed flower crafts. This kit contains a 4" flower press and the components kids need to make cards, bookmarks and trinket boxes.
For more handmade gift ideas, check out these 3 simple ideas. As the saying goes, handmade gifts make the best gifts!