Looking for kid-made gift ideas that are great for the holidays? I’ve got you covered! Read on for 20 adorable DIY gifts your kids can make for their loved ones this Christmas.
The older my kids get, the more I find myself trying to really put an emphasis on them participating in gift-giving during the holiday season. We’ve always talked a lot about the importance of giving and put a priority on letting them pick out gifts for their loved ones. But, more and more lately we’ve been trying to have them participate in different ways. So, this year, I’m trying to have them make gifts for as many people as possible! I’m really excited about the shift, and I think they’re going to have a blast.
I’ve been spending a lot of time looking for ideas for homemade gifts that kids can make, so I figured I’d share the fruits of my labor with you today. So, here are 20 adorable gift ideas that your kids can make for grandparents, siblings, family friends, and more!
Kid-Made Gift Ideas
Homemade Gift Ideas for Kids
Tons of great gift ideas kids can make for the people they love this holiday season.
DIY Clay Bowl - FSPDT
These little bowls are too cute, and can be used for just about anything. Your kids will have a blast making it, and the gift receivers will be charmed by how sweet (and usable) they are.
Incredible Sharpie Art Coasters Made by Kids
Everyone needs coasters, and having some that were handmade by a kid you love is a huge plus. These are so cute and you can easily adjust the colors to fit the favorites of whoever you're giving the coasters to!
Citrus Sugar Scrub Recipe
I always love this kind of gift because it's so dang useful! I bet it smells amazing, and it's the perfect gift for grandmas and aunts!
Bath Bomb Recipe
Another perfect, useful gift - bath bombs! I love how cute these are, and is there anyone on the planet who doesn't love lavender-scented bath products?!
Mothers Day Handprint (and such) Apron
Aprons are always so useful to have around the kitchen, and there's no grandparent alive who wouldn't absolutely adore a handmade apron from their grandkid! Perfect for the loved one who is always cooking or entertaining!
Hand-Shaped Ring Dish
I'm obsessed with this little ring dish - are you kidding me?! I might heavily hint that my children should make ME one this year.
Wine Bottle Candle Holder – Tissue Paper Decoupage Craft for Kids
Isn't this a genius way to use an old wine bottle?! It's a simple and affordable project that would be such a fun gift. I know so many people who would love to receive a few of these.
DIY Fingerprint Glass Magnets
These little fingerprint glass magnets are absolutely adorable and would be really fun to make. I know a few family members who would be so delighted by a gift like this!
Glass Gem Sun Catchers Kids Can Make
These little sun-catchers are really adorable and would be a great gift for anyone on your list. They're simple to make and would be easy for kids of all ages!
Mother’s Day Gift Idea – Handprint Tote Bags
Who wouldn't love a new tote bag? We use them all the time in our house and I know most of our family members do too - this would be a PERFECT handmade gift for your kids to work on this holiday season!
Rad DIY Pen Holder Kids Can Make with LEGO
If your kid loves playing with LEGO, this little pen holder would be so fun for them to make -and I know a lot of parents and grandparents who would love to get one to put on their desk!
DIY Faux Stained Glass Candle Holders
I'm absolutely in love with these little stained glass candle holders and may just have the kids make them for everyone on our list! It's a really simple project and your kids will have a blast making it.
Painted Rock Photo Holder Craft for Kids
My kids LOVE painting rocks and have a blast with every step, from gathering them to designing them. I love the idea of turning them into a little photo holder!
KID-MADE DIY MOTHER'S DAY FLORAL HERB PERFUME
These are SO GORGEOUS, and I'm sure they smell amazing too. This would be a perfect gift for anyone on on the list - I may have my kids make this for their aunt, because I know she'd love it!
Family Portrait Embroidery Hoop
If your child loves to draw, this would make such a fantastic gift for them to make! Adding a drawing into a little embroidery hoop makes it feel so much more special and charming!
I'm so in love with these key chains - what a simple and adorable idea! These are so great for kids of any age to make, and anyone in the family would love to receive one.
Kids will Love Making these Pour Pot Garden Wind Chimes!
If one of your loved ones is a big gardener, this is a perfect gift! My dad would be so proud to hang this in front of his backyard garden! What a simple and unique idea.
DIY Sharpie Mugs: EVERYTHING You Could Possibly Want to Know
A mug is always a good gift - always! Sharpie mugs are easy to make and your kids can get really creative with them. I know mine would love to make a few of these this season!
30 Gifts Kids Can Make
This post has a whopping 27 ideas for your kids to make this holiday season, and they're ALL adorable!
Salt Dough Fingerprint Christmas Tree Ornaments
An ornament is ALWAYS a great gift idea! These little salt dough fingerprint Christmas tree ornaments are too cute, and they'd be adorable on any tree.
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Other Kid-Made Gift Ideas
- Any of these Shrinky Dink crafts would make great gifts.
- This post has a ton of homemade gifts and cards for Mother’s Day, but many would work for the holidays, too!
- A few ornaments ideas to add to the list… these little yard tassel ornaments
- These adorable clay ornaments
- The most charming orange garland
- Wood slice ornaments are really adorable, too!
- These wood bead wreaths are so simple to make.
- And finally, these painted ornaments are really cute!