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You can always gift a rainbow of embroidery floss, but these kits are just so gifty and cool, letting you make 5-12 bracelets.
$19, Purl Soho
This craft kit lets kids create 6 snowflake ornaments, but with hundreds of beads, don’t be surprised if they come up with something creative to do with the extras.
$21.98 on sale, Amazon
For more advanced crafters, Purl offers an amazing array of felt animal kits from Cynthia Treen. But the dove is just so perfect for the holidays and includes everything you need, right down to the needle.
$22, Purl Soho
If the kids have parents or grandparents on their list who love handmade art, this is a seriously awesome gift.
25 adorable project instructions have them covered for Hanukkah, Christmas and Kwanzaa.
Our kid are beyond obsessed with DIY bath bombs these days and while it’s not all that hard to make your own, this kit from STMT will light up their faces. It’s recommended for teens, but with an adult’s help we think tweens will be just fine.
So cute, your kids may have trouble giving them away.
This kit from Craftivity lets kids paint and decorate 3 seriously cute little trays for stashing special treasures.
Perfect for a mother, grandmother, aunt, or special teacher.
We love these monthly boxes that contain what kids need to create a different craft each month — then send it off to a different organization in need, from nursing homes to children’s hospitals. Now that’s the spirit of the holiday season.
$25/mo Gift Subscription
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