A Mighty Girl's top arts & crafts toys for creative Mighty Girls all ages!
As many kids — and adults — know, there are few things as satisfying as expressing your creativity! Whether you're painting a picture, playing a song, or making something beautiful, arts and crafts inspire the maker as much as those who see them. And there's no better way to keep hands and minds busy if the weather is bad than with a fun new project!
If you'd like to give the gift of creative play this holiday, we've collected our favorite arts and crafts toys and kits in this blog post. In the first section, we've featured toys and kits for drawing, painting, and sculpting; in the second part, we've shared our favorite fabric craft kits; and in the final section, we've showcased a variety of real and pretend play musical instruments for all ages. So take a look, and see what things your Mighty Girl could make by hand!
For more girl-empowering toys of all varieties from science to women's history, visit our Holiday Gift Guide.
Arts and Crafts Toys for Mighty Girls
Hape's Penguin Music Wobbler is the perfect musical toy for the littlest Mighty Girls! This roly-poly penguin toy "waddles" with every bump, wobble, and spin, as the built-in bell gently tinkles away. The penguin's arms even move as it does! Kids can sit or stand with this penguin toy and play as long as they please; the moderate volume is easy on sensitive young ears. Kids will love the bright colors and fun sounds — and learn a little about cause and effect along the way.
She can make beautiful music with this wooden piano from Hape and Baby Einstein! This toy uses "magic touch" technology — there are no buttons or keys necessary. Kids can choose from two play modes: one that lets her play along with classic melodies, and one that lets her explore music on her own. Three included sheets of music get kids matching the color of the notes to the colored keys on the piano. Plus, parents will love that there are two volume settings, both gentle on little ears.
This best-selling five-piece band from Halilit will get all the little ones involved in the fun of making music! This high-quality set includes three musical sound shapes, a sea-themed drum, and a toddler xylophone with safe mallet. All pieces are easy to hold and play, and materials are BPA-, lead-, and phthalate-free. Everything tucks away into the attractive storage box until you're ready for another musical day!
Sing along with Peppa Pig with this set that includes a toy microphone and a Look and Find activity book! Grab the music-playing microphone and sing 24 songs including "Muddy Puddles," "Bing Bong Song," "Make New Friends," and more. Press different button combinations to hear each song. Six colorful lights on the microphone shimmer in time with the music. Lyrics are printed in the book, so it's easy to sing along!
Create beautiful art while taking care of the planet with these 100% beeswax crayons from Honeysticks! Honeysticks crayons are one of the few on the market that don't incorporate any paraffin or other fillers. Their wax is a natural byproduct of honey production, so it has nearly no impact on the environment — and it smells wonderful! Plus, their unique short and chubby design makes them easy for young kids to hold but almost impossible to break. This set of 12 comes with purple, blue, black, ocher, pink, white, red, light green, dark green, orange, brown, and yellow crayons.
Lay down some beats with this play DJ studio from Hape! Kids can play the keyboard and turn the knob to select four different instrument sounds or 18 sound effects. Press the middle button to start one of five background tunes, then use the slider to adjust the tempo, "scratch" with the record, or use the other buttons to add DJ effects! It's a fun way for kids to experiment with music and mixing, just like adults do.
Rock and learn with this fun electronic drum kit from VTech! Four different play modes let your child drum freestyle, tap along to nine pre-set songs, or learn letters or numbers as they play. Three drums and a cymbal each play unique sounds, so she'll get hours of play experimenting with rhythm, tempo, and sound! Nine pre-set songs in a variety of musical styles are available to get her drumming away.
Fans of Blue's Clues will love this wooden music maker board from Melissa & Doug! This all-in-one take-along board includes four instruments: a drum, chimes, a xylophone, and a cymbal, all built into the board so it's easy to keep track of them! A pair of drumsticks and a pair of double-sided music cards finish the set, encouraging kids to experiment with rhythm and melody along with Blue and friends. And since all of the items store on the board, it's easy for kids to find everything they need when they're ready to make beautiful music!
Spark their imaginations with this cardboard castle playhouse that they get to decorate themselves! This castle from Easy Playhouse is reversible, so kids can experiment with different colors and designs. Sturdy and durable, with a 32" square floor and two doors, four large windows, and four turrets, it's sure to spark plenty of imaginative pretend play — and plenty of artistic creativity. For another fun color-your-own playhouse, check out the Color Your Own Castle.
Every great artist needs the perfect place to work! Step2's plastic art desk provides tons of storage, plus a large, easy-to-clean work surface with molded compartments, plus a hinged dry-erase section that opens for even more places to tuck art supplies. A push-button light makes sure she can see every detail. It's the perfect place to create a masterpiece!
Hop, skip, and jump a little tune as you play with this jumbo piano mat from Kidzlane! This touch-sensitive play piano has 24 huge piano keys over its 6 foot length, making it a great way for kids to burn off energy and express themselves musically. The durable padded mat includes a selection of 8 instrument sounds and 10 pre-recorded songs, along with song cards that kids can use to play along. Plus, when playtime is done, roll it up and it stashes easily in a closet or toybox for the next time musical inspiration strikes!
Welcome birds to your backyard with this kit from Toysmith! This fully assembled wooden birdhouse comes with four paint pots, a 4" paint brush, and a link chain for hanging. Decorate your birdhouse with the included paints, or incorporate colors of your own, to create a perfectly unique base for your garden's feathered friends! This kit is made with safe and high quality materials and FSC Certified wood products, perfect for your environmentally conscious bird-lover.
Learn to play tunes quickly and easily with this glockenspiel, complete with a selection of songs! This glockenspiel has 25 metal keys, providing 2 full octaves of notes to play. Each of the keys on the first row is color-coded and marked with a letter name; kids can play the songs by following the letter names, or you can color in the circles for a color-coded guide. The included plastic case has an integral handle for transportation, and it even has three small pop-up legs to make it easier to play. It's a fun first instrument that kids will love!
It's simple to create detailed works of art with stencils! This set includes 16 large, flexible stencil sheets with a total of over 300 shapes, including the alphabet, animals, outer space, flowers, dinosaurs, and even Christmas designs. Kids can easily lay the stencil across their paper and trace the shape they want to draw and color! The set even includes 10 colored pencils, 25 sheets of paper, a pencil sharpener, and a storage case with a built-in handle so they can take their stencil fun on the go.
With this kit from the ALEX Toys Little Hands series, preschoolers can make creative mosaic pictures with hundreds of colorful shape and photo stickers! As kids match the stickers to the right spot on the picture boards, they'll develop their matching and fine-motor skills — but what they'll really enjoy is watching the cheerful pictures come to life, particularly with the photorealistic details provided by the photo stickers. Five pictures are included: a lion, a house, a birthday cake, a cereal bowl, and flowers.
With the KidiStudio, kids can explore their own music — by recording it, adding effects, and playing it back! They can try a variety of sounds with the keyboard, whammy bar, scratch disc, and voice-changing microphone. They'll learn about rhythm, tempo, and melody as they follow along with the light cues for over 40 songs and effects. Get ready to have a rock star in the family!
It's easy to play the blues with this wooden harmonica from Hape! This 10-hole harmonica is easy for beginners to learn, particularly with the numbered holes that are widely spaced to help kids avoid blowing in the wrong one. The natural beechwood is durable, and the wax finish is kid-safe, plus kids will love the wide variety of colors to choose from. This harmonica comes with a manual to teach kids the basics, including a sample song, "Down by Sally's Garden."
Learn to pay simple tunes with this colorful desk bells set from MiniArtis! This diatonic set of bells is color-coded so kids can easily line up their bells from lowest to highest, and play the tunes in the included music book. The simple tap design makes it easy for kids to sound the bells, and they create a pure, beautiful sound that's in tune. Plus, parents will appreciate that they're made with eco-friendly materials. The set comes with eight bells, a songbook with 15 songs, and a storage bag, so she can play music any time!
The Step2 Creative Projects Table is the perfect multipurpose play space for building, drawing, or any creative adventure. This table features a molded in storage tray, removable storage cups, and lower side supports that double as storage for drawing pads, books and toys. The sturdy colorful shelf provides additional storage and can be repositioned to accommodate either on or two kids — .and the set includes two matching stools they can sit on! Plus, parents will love that there's minimal adult assembly required, so kids can get creating fast.
My Giant Busy Box from Alex Toys is 6 great projects in one giant box of fun! Make dough animals, a farm collage, and sticker art. Create paper bag puppets and tissue art pictures. The set includes two plastic frames, four animal punch outs, and ten colors of dough, two peel and stick tissue art pictures, tons of tissue paper, glue, and easy instructions.
Enjoy water doodling on a big scale with this aqua magic mat from Toyk! This 40 by 60 inch is big enough for more than one child to draw and doodle at once. Fill the magic pen with water and you can make designs on the magic drawing mat that fade as the water dries, so you can start fresh! This set comes with the drawing mat, six magic pens, a roller stamp set, and several drawing templates and stencils.
Kids can practice their colors and create fuzzy works of art with this no-glue, no-mess kit from Creativity for Kids! Three fuzzy pre-punched felt pictures show a lion, a parrot, and a turtle. Push the pompoms into the holes to complete your work. You can match the pompoms to the colors on the felt, or use contrasting colors to experiment with your own designs. When you're done, just push the pompoms out to play again — or hang them up with the included string to display.
The Kidizoom Camera from VTech allows your child to become an instant photographer and movie director with the press of a button. Take and edit photos with wacky effects, shoot video movies, or play 4 cool games right on the camera. With built in memory, a MicroSD expansion slot and the ability to connect to a computer, your child can easily keep all of their creations so they can be treasured forever.
You can have all sorts of artistic fun with this all-in-one easel from Hape! With a magnetic whiteboard on one side, a chalkboard on the other side, and a paper roll with clamps to hold the paper flat, kids can try different art activities quickly and easily. Color coded, sealable paint pots ensure that you've always got paint at the ready, while the height adjustment makes sure she can reach the whole area easily. Plus, it folds flat for easy storage — until she's ready to draw or paint again!
Try instruments from around the world with this set of rhythm instruments from Stoie's! Budding musicians will love getting to experiment with all the options you'll find in this set: a tambourine, a castanet, a hand drum, 2 hand bells, a pair of maracas, a flute, a wooden block with stick, a wood sounder with stick, and a chime bar with stick. With instruments drawn from cultures around the world, this is a fun way for kids to explore rhythm!
Kids who love creating with Play-Doh will be head over heels for this massive set of colors! The Ultimate Color Collection includes 65 one-ounce containers in an amazing variety of shades, including 32 classic colors, 7 Play-Doh Confetti colors, 13 Play-Doh Sparkle colors, and 8 Color Burst mixing colors. You'll also get five cans of super sparkly sapphire compound in honor of the company's 65th anniversary, and two dough tools. Each container is see-through so kids can easily identify which color is which, and they're all resealable so you can play again and again! For another set with lots of Play-Doh colors to choose from, check out the Play-Doh 24 Pack.
Let her explore the sounds and rhythms of percussion with this set of beginner percussion instruments from Stoie's! This percussion set comes with three different instruments: a tongue drum with sticks, a xylophone with mallets, and a pair of small brass cymbals with wooden handles. All of the instruments tuck neatly in the bag for storage or transportation, and then can come out when she's ready to make some music!
Give her a space to create with this wooden art table from KidKraft! Everything they need to create their next masterpiece is accounted for on this table, from the paper roll stored under the tabletop to the two paint cups with lids. Storage space on both sides keeps all their supplies organized and close to hand, and the drying rack keeps artwork safe until it's ready to display. Budding artists will love having their own mini art space.
Discover the fun and whimsy of shadow puppets with this award-winning puppet theater from Papaton! Inside the box is everything that kids need to get started, including a fold-out theater, a selection of fairy-tale characters, and a variety of simple scripts you can use to spark your imagination. To enhance your show, you can use the optional Papaton app to add lights and music to the performance! Once kids get the hang of it, they'll be ready to bring hours of their own stories to life through this beloved art.
Create something amazing — or just enjoy some sensory play — with this mega pack of Mixy Squish air-dry clay! With 12 different rainbow colors and super crunchy add-ins like mini rainbow foam balls, you can enjoy the textural play of slime without the prep. This gluten-free, non-toxic clay doesn't stick to hands, so it's easy for kids to mix, mold, squish, and shape. Once they're happy with a creation, they can leave it out for 24 to 48 hours so it can dry, but it still keeps its squishy feel!
You'll get loads of colorful, sensory fun with this playset from Kinetic Sand! Kinetic Sand can be shaped and molded, but it flows through your fingers almost like a liquid. With this set, you can explore all sorts of satisfying sand fun, creating unique molds and cutting or squashing them to reveal bright colors. You'll get 2 lbs each of red, blue, yellow, and black sand, plus 2.5 pounds of rare white sand, and a variety of cool tools you can use to create and unveil satisfying sand creations!
Sing along with the Madrigal family with this fun Encanto themed karaoke machine! This Bluetooth party speaker uses EZ Link technology so you can access Disney playlists with the push of a button — including hits from the movie like "We Don't Talk About Bruno."You can connect it to other stereo equipment, too, or set off a multicolored LED light show! Sing using the included wired microphone, or connect a second Bluetooth mic for duets. It's even got a USB port for a flash drive so you can record your performances!
Explore a world of possibilities with this pack of 24 colors of non-toxic air dry clay from Sago Brothers! This clay is vibrant and easy to shape, perfect for encouraging kids to model and mold. The 72 page tutorial book is full of ideas, including shapes, foods, and animals — and along the way it teaches how to use the three clay tools, color mixing and matching, and how to "paint" with clay. When she's happy with her creation, let it dry for 5 to 24 hours and it will hold its shape forever!
Kids can create their own scrumptious baked goods with the Play-Doh Cookie Creations set! Roll out your dough with the textured rolling pin that impresses fun patterns, then cut your cookies out with four different shaped cutters and lift them with the spatula. You can also press cookie shapes and other decorations into the molds on the cookie sheet! When your cookies are ready, you can use the extruder like a frosting bag, making decorative shapes or filling the middle of a sandwich cookie. This set even comes with five containers of Play-Doh to start your cookie fun!
Kids can easily make their own animal suncatchers with this kit from Creativity for Kids! Each kit comes with five animal-shaped suncatcher frames and plenty of colorful translucent stickers. Kids can use the different shapes and colors to make all sorts of creative designs, all completely mess-free! When they're done, use the included suction cups to hang up her artwork and enjoy.
Begin her photography career with this camera that lets kids print their own pictures from VTech! This KidiZoom PrintCam lets you take photos and selfies, edit them with effects, stickers, borders, and more, then print up to 80 black and white images at a time using the included paper. Kids can explore over 110 templates to make comic strips, greeting cards, and more, or they can turn their photos into line drawings to color. This set comes with a kid-tough camera with a non-removable rechargeable lithium ion battery; a charge cable; and one pack of print paper. Additional KidiZoom PrintCam paper refills are available here.
Explore the outdoors — and enjoy some magical crafts — with this kit from Craft-Tastic! The Scavenger Hunt Potions kit challenges kids to go looking for natural materials that you can find in both urban and rural environments. Collect the ingredients you need for your potion, then arrange them inside the included glass bottles. A sheet of stickers lets you decorate your potion bottles for display inside! This fun kit even comes with tweezers to collect your finds and a magnifying glass to get a close-up look.
Create your favorite characters from Frozen movie with this set from Aquabeads! Aquabeads are easy to use: just place the beads on the tray, spritz them with water, and in about ten minutes, you can peel your creation. No iron or heat is required! This set includes over 600 jewel and solid beads, a layout tray, a sprayer, template sheets for characters like Anna, Elsa, Olaf, and Kristoff, and instructions.
Practice your drumming anywhere with this electronic drum pad that has all the features of a professional drum kit! This set from PAXCESS is powered by a rechargeable battery that gives up to 10 hours of play time, and it can be rolled up so it's easily portable. The touch-sensitive pads give you 1 snare drum, 3 toms, 1 hi-hat, a ride cymbal, and a crash cymbal; two foot pedals allow you to add bass drum sounds, too. There's a built-in speaker for when you want to jam with your friends, but for quiet practice, you can plug headphones into the port and drum away as loud as you please!
With the 500 pop beads in this jar from Toysmith, you can create (and recreate) amazing jewelry in no time! A variety of different colors, shapes, and textures, all of which pop together and apart quickly and easily, it's simple to create unique necklaces, bracelets, and more. Then, when you want to restyle them, just pop and go! Projects like this are great for building fine motor skills, but what she'll really love is the chance to let her creativity loose.
Enjoy the beautiful sound of the steel tongue drum with this set from Regis! This 6-inch tongue drum has 8 cut-out petals, each of which produces a different note. Strike them with the included mallets or the finger strikers to create a clear, mellow tone; you can sound them one at a time as part of a meditation, or follow along with the included songbook to play simple tunes. This tongue drum is available in multiple colors.
Kids are born storytellers, and now they can show off their stories with this bitty book kit from Faber-Castell's Creativity for Kids line. Three blank 12-page, hardcover Bitty Books are ready for your child's special touches, which they can add with the included mini markers, bookplates, and color-in stickers. Then, tuck them into a customized book holder for your very own collected works!
The Spirograph has been a favorite toy for generations — and now a new generation can discover them with the help of their favorite TV character! This Bluey-themed Spirograph set comes with a 3-in-1 Cyclex drawing tool that makes it easy to create the classic spiraling patterns; the design wheels are fully enclosed, so there's no risk of them slipping out of place. Kids can use the included design sheets, or draw on plain paper and then accent it with the Bluey stickers. It's a fun way to get her experimenting with her own designs — and it might just prompt the adults in the family to give it another try. For more Spirograph fun, check out the Spirograph Frozen set or the Spirograph Deluxe Design Set.
With this kids' karaoke machine from VTech, you can take center stage! The Kidi Star Karaoke Machine has a Music Magic mode that turns down the main vocal track from any song from the MP3 player or mobile device — or you can sing along to the eight included original songs. A disco light on the machine allows you to create colorful light effects, and you can even add audience sounds! Performance-loving kids will have hours of fun with this machine.
Kids will love making their own "stained glass" nightlight with this craft kit from Smartstoy! Use the four vibrant window paints to decorate the acetate sheet, which has a sunflower garden design. When it's just right, you can add the circuit and base to create a nightlight! The battery-powered circuit allows you to place it anywhere you please, so you have a cheerful glow wherever you need it. Kids will be proud to show off the light they made themselves!
It's easy to learn to play the lap harp with this beautiful kit from European Expressions! This 15-string lap harp is made of ash and other hardwoods, and it's designed to be sturdy for beginners but to make a lovely sound. Learning to play tunes is easy: just slide the song sheet under the strings as your guide! This set comes with the lap harp, twelve song sheets, and a black zipper case.
Create and recreate fun mythical creatures with this set from Creativity for Kids! Skeletons of a dragon, phoenix, and unicorn provide the base for your creatures, and five bright colors of clay are included. As kid layer the clay onto the skeletons, they'll learn how to work with it and shape it to create exactly the shape they want — without having to worry about physically supporting their designs. The clay doesn't dry out in the air, so you can change up your creations any time!
Science and art can go hand in hand, like they do in this set from Faber and Castell. Paint the growing dish and the toadstool accessories, then plant the seeds and beans and watch what happens as they germinate! Fun accessories, like the fairy and her house, purple gravel, and small gems make this a fun project to put together, and inquisitive little botanists will enjoy watching their fairy garden grow. For a similar kit for dinosaur fans, check out the Grow n' Glow Dinosaur Habitat.
Imagine your child's face when she or he sees their own story and drawings made into a full-color, professionally typeset, 7" x 9" hardbound book! Your child writes and illustrates their story using the materials supplied in the kit, which are then mailed in (in the pre-paid envelope provided) for publication. You'll soon receive a beautiful hardcover book, complete with an about the author page for your proud storyteller! (Please note: completed books can only ship within the US.)
It's easy to make a work of "stained glass" art with this kit from Melissa and Doug! Each spot on the clear plastic frame is just the right size for a translucent sticker, which features vibrant colors and realistic textures like bubbles and swirls. Once all the stickers are in place, you can use the included cord and suction cup to hang your artwork in a sunny window for all to see! Kids will love seeing their unicorn shimmer to life.
Bring home a pandacorn, a meowmaid, and a cheerful narwhal with this Craft-Tastic Mythical Pom Animals craft kit! This no-sew kit lets kids stuff three 5.5" tall animals; parents then seal the shapes closed with an iron. Once the stuffies are ready, kids add poms and other accessories to create one of a kind cuddly friends! Everything sticks easily, so it's simple for kids to make. Fill out the adoption certificates and put them up on display. Kids will love seeing cheerful friends they made themselves!
Customize your very own fairy doll with this kit from Creative Roots! This 7.6" resin door is just waiting for you to add your own details. Paint it with the six included paints, or ones of your own. Beautiful details like a climbing vine and elegant hinges on the door invite kids to create the perfect finishing touches. When you're done, put it in the garden at the base of a tree, or inside against a wall. This kit includes the door, six paint pots, and a paintbrush.
Kids can learn to draw all their favorite Frozen characters with this game for the Osmo learning system! Osmo is a system that takes tablet play into real life with projections that she can really interact with, thanks to the Osmo reflector that attaches over your tablet's camera. In this set, she'll learn to draw Anna, Elsa, and more and explore a variety of activities along the way. She can even save her drawings to the tablet's photo roll! This set is compatible with versions of Osmo that work on iPads and Fire tablets.
There's creativity and magic under the surface of the sheets in Melissa & Doug's scratch art kit! This deluxe set includes four sheets each of Scratch and Sparkle, Rainbow Black, Rainbow White, and Scratch-Lite translucent styles. Add a stencil, two styluses, and some hanging materials, and you have everything you need to make unique and beautiful scratch art!
Create images with texture and depth by coloring with clay in this kit fro Faber-Castell's Do Art line! Everything you need to color in four jungle-themed design boards is included: 12 vibrantly colored sticks of clay, a rubber-tipped blending tool, and 3 double-sided clay tools. It even includes easel backs to display your work when you're done! Plus, parents will love that the modeling clay in this kit is non-toxic, never dries out, and won't stain little hands.
She'll have everything she needs to create with this huge set of drawing tools from US Art Supply! To start, open the wood case to find colored pencils, oil pastels, watercolor cakes, drawing pencils, and more. You'll also get a portable tabletop storage box that converts to a painting easel with four incline positions that can hold a canvas up to 11" by 14". You'll also get two sketch books, a watercolor pad, a brush set, a painting palette, and a color mixing wheel. It's the perfect all-in-one kid for any artistic kid! For another set to get kids experimenting with different media, check out the 82-Piece Deluxe Art Creativity Set.
Learn the art of needlepoint quickly and easily with this kit from Alex Toys! Inside this kit you'll find a pre-printed 6.5" square plastic canvas that makes it easy to tell what colors to use where, plus 44 pieces of yarn and a plastic needle. Follow the steps in the easy instructions to create your needlepoint, then mount it in the plastic frame to display! It's a simple way to learn the basics of needlepoint that kids will love.
Get ready to sing your heart out with this karaoke microphone from Bonaok! This reachargeable wireless microphone connects to your smartphone or PC so that you can quickly and easily sing your favorite tunes. 48 colorful lights add a special effect as you sing; they flicker with the rhythm and the louder the song, the brighter the light. You can also use this microphone for recording, and it's got a built-in speaker so you can use it to listen and sing on the go, too.
Learn some hands-on science — and have some sensory fun — with this DIY kit from Creativity for Kids! Kids will create 11 tactile and educational science experiments: fizzy formulas, oobleck, DIY bouncing slime, squishy crystals, color transformations, and more. As they make these goopy, sticky, squeezable recipes, they'll also learn the science behind why their mixtures behave the way they do. This kit includes test tubes, pipettes, scoops, mixing wands, and more — plus glitter, craft eyes, stickers, and a selection of ingredients for their experiments that are safety-tested and child-friendly.
Get making and exploring with this exciting activity book packed full of creative ideas — and the stickers you need to bring them to life! The book is divided into four seconds, including items to Craft, ideas to Write, games to Play, and stickers to Share by decorating your space or making gifts for others. With unique stickers of all sorts, including glow-in-the-dark, glitter and metallic, letters and numbers, and more, she'll have everything she needs for hours of creative crafting fun.
Making your own quilt has never been so easy with this kit from Melissa & Doug! Kids can quickly and simply knot the fringed squares together — no cutting or sewing required. Forty 12" squares come in bright colors that kids can lay out however they'd like. The soft, cozy fleece is sure to keep her — or the lucky person she gives it to — warm and snuggly all winter long.
Have fun creating with this massive collection of trendy, colorful, and fun stickers from Craft-Tastic! The Sticker Palooza set comes with over 1,500 stickers in a wide variety of themes, from cute animals to tasty food to rainbows and much more. Each of the 32 sheets provides a whole world of possibilities! Plus, parents will appreciate that the adhesive on these stickers leaves no residue, so kids can decorate their water bottles, notebooks, lockers, and more without leaving a mess when they're ready to change things up.
Learn to play ukulele with this high-quality kit from one of the world's best ukulele brands! This Kala learn to play kit comes with a mahogany soprano ukulele with Italian Aquila strings, open gear tuners, and a GraphTech NuBone nut and saddle, perfect for beginners. A custom logo tote keeps your instrument safe and makes it easier to carry! You'll also get free online lessons and a free tuning app to make sure your strings hit just the right note. This is the perfect kit to encourage a budding musician!
Learn the art of latch hooking while making a mini unicorn rug with this kit from Kahootz! Use the latch hook tool to loop yarn through the canvas; it's color coded so it's easy to keep track of what colors go where. The box comes with all of the yarn you'll need, pre-cut so it's easy to work with, and an illustrated guide to teach you the ropes. When you're done, you can attach the hanging loops to display it on a wall, or use it as a mini rug!
Remember how amazing it is to watch a print develop in the blink of an eye? With the Instax Mini 11 camera from Fujifilm, kids can snap a picture and have credit-card-sized prints in minutes! This easy-to-use point and shoot camera has an automatic exposure control feature that flashes an LED to suggest the best settings for a given picture. Kids will also love the built-in macro mode and mini mirror for selfies. This camera bundle comes with everything you need to get started, including the camera, a pack of film, a camera stand, message photo magnets, and an idea book.
Make beautiful paper flowers with this kit from Kahootz! Place any paper in the plate and roll it through the paper press tool to punch out colorful petals. Then, layer the shapes and snap them onto the included stem pieces to create a vibrant paper bloom. The reusable snaps and stems allow you to create and recreate your bouquets for endless one-of-a-kind blossoms that will never fade! This set includes the Fantastic Flowers paper press machine, 3 paper press flower plates, 1 instruction and idea guide, 8 stack & snap flower stems, 15 stack & snap flower pistil plugs, and 40 sheets of double-sided flower petal paper.
Kids can experiment with drawing elaborate scenes with this set from Crayola that features a light-up coloring board! Thanks to the light on the tracing pad, kids can easily see images from the 10 tracing sheets — over 100 images in all — and they can even color in the dark. Use the included graphite pencil to trace the shapes, then add your own flair with the included colored pencils! Hundreds more images are available online, too, so kids can create nearly anything they can imagine.
Rev up and make spintacular works of art with the Spin & Splatter Paint Machine from Creative Kids! This art spinner has a built-in splatter guard to keep your kids' artistic adventures contained. By drizzling and dripping the paint, she can create all sorts of amazing art! Make cool and unique colorful art for cards, collages, and other crafts. This set comes with the machine, a splatter guard, 8 large cards, 8 small cards, 4 round cards, 5 bottles of paint, 4 white crayons, a card spinner, and easy instructions.
Enjoy the art of letter writing with this 45-piece set from GirlZone with a colorful unicorn theme! Girls will love all the accessories that have their own special compartments in the beautiful storage box. With the bright papers, colorful envelopes, and fun touches like stampers, tape, and stickers, she can design her letter to be just as unique as the person she's writing to. This set comes with lined paper, heart shaped cards, envelopes, stickers, a pom pom pen, and much more, all tucked in a colorful organizer box that she'll love to display.
A case full of everything you need to learn how to sew and create fantastic art and fashions. This sewing set includes pre-cut patterns for quick and easy projects, eight colors of embroidery floss, stuffing fabric, ric-rac, needles, scissors, a measuring tape, straight pins, thimble, pin cushion, buttons, and a pom-pom strip. For another kit that's perfect for beginner sewers, check out the Sew First Sewing Kit for ages 7 to 12.
Create your dream forest hideaway with this adorable craft kit from Creativity for Kids! First, assemble your tree house out of the wood puzzle cutouts, then paint it to look just right. You can personalize it with stickers, mini accessories, and even some little animal figures! Then, bring it to life and make your tree really grow by adding the jute grow mats and the chia seeds — no soil required. Everything you need is included, and when you're done, you can enjoy hours of pretend play.
With this world map pillow case from Eatsleepdoodle, kids can decorate their own pillowcase with fabric markers — and learn a little about geography along the way! The line drawing on this pillowcase features a world map full of interesting facts, major landmarks, and wild animals to color. As they color it in with the ten included double-ended fabric markers, they'll learn more about the incredible world around them! Plus, when they're done, this 100% cotton, 200 thread count pillow case is a great addition to their bed for a cozy night's sleep.
Create your own mini-movies with this pack of 8 blank flipbooks from Primbeeks! Each of these 4.5” X 2.5” flipbooks has 90 sheets of 120gsm craft paper that prevents marks from bleeding through. These books lie flat, making it easier for kids to draw and trace as they carefully create their own animations. The sturdy sewn binding keeps the sheets in place, too, so you can easily flip through the book over and over without worrying about it falling apart! It's the perfect choice to inspire budding animators.
Add variety to your art with this beautiful set of gel pens from Fiskars! This giant set of gel pens includes a wide variety of colors as well as effect inks like neon, glitter, metallic, and even two colors swirled together for eye-catching style. The free-flowing, acid-free ink applies to both light and dark paper easily. All of them store neatly in a small storage case with a separate slot for each color. The fine 0.8 to 1.0 mm tips make it easy to get all the fine details for impressive artwork!
With this kit from Made By Me, you can create one-of-a-kind art using sparkling, colorful sand! Using the included funnel and design tool, kids will learn a variety of different layering techniques that let them experiment with the eight colors of sand. The set includes four interestingly-shaped sand bottles and two sand pendants for kids to fill, either for their own decorations or as gifts for family and friends.
Be a comic artist like you've always dreamed with this kit from Lulu Jr.! Write and illustrate your own comic on the included sheets, then send them off to Lulu Jr. and they'll print an 18-page comic book that looks just like the real thing! It even includes a professionally typeset title page. You can order additional copies online as well, so you can have your own mini comic run! (Please note: completed books can only ship within the US.)
These little treats from Klutz look good enough to eat! In this set, kids will roll out clay and shape it with a tool, just like fondant in a bakery, to create faux flowers, sprinkles, and other decorations. Then they'll add cheerful faces to their sweet treats! The clay is easy to work and air dries — no baking required. The end result are adorable clay goodies that she'll love to display.
Bring some colorful surprises to your neighborhood with this kit that lets you paint and hide 10 natural river rocks! Decorate your rocks with the weather resistant paint and waterproof transfers to create funny, inspiring, and uplifting designs. Then, attach a sticker urging people to use a hashtag if they find your painted rocks! Everything you need is included in this easy-to-use set that's perfect for beginning crafters.
Turn your windows into works of art with this window art activity set from Made By Me! The set includes 12 sun catcher shapes to paint, plus an acetate sheet that allows you to create personalized window clings. An easy to follow instruction book takes you step by step through creating your projects and mounting them on the window with the suction cups and cording, so you can bring some color to even the greyest day!
Create one of a kind works of art by painting on water with this kit from Dan & Darci! Their special painting process lets you create dazzling artwork by layering, smearing, and swirling paint, then transferring it onto sheets of paper for a gorgeous marbled effect. The kit includes a design tray, five paint colors, carrageenan powder, a spoon, a pipette, a spreader, three styluses, and ten art sheets.
You can sing along, dance up a storm, or enjoy a lightshow with the Tobi 2 karaoke machine from Little Tikes! This friendly and accessible kids' karaoke machine has 8 pre-loaded songs and beats, and offers pitch correction to help you sound your best. Connect to external music devices with Bluetooth and you can sing along to just about anything! You can add silly voice effects, record and play back, or play interactive games like Freeze Dance, Rap n’ Record, and Laugh Attack. Plus, kids will love how Tobi's expressions change with the beat of the music!
Learn to sew quickly and easily with this unicorn-themed sewing kit from Sew Simply! Unlike other kits that only offer a few pre-cut felts with a small amount of accessories, this kit teaches kids that learn to sew is as easy as 1, 2, 3: trace, cut, and sew. A wide selection of felt, buttons, embroidery floss, rickrack, and more, plus all the supplies you need to start sewing, are packed in a handy mini suitcase for storage. Kids will love creating unicorn projects with this appealing kit.
Create your own yarn art with ease with this set from Creativity for Kids! It's simple to use a knit loom: just wind the yarn around the loom and then flip the loops. In no time, you'll be making a pom pom hat and a cup cozy! This kit contains everything you need, including 90 yards of chunky rainbow yarn, a large circle loom, two rainbow pompoms, and a heart applique.
Learn to sew — and learn about the creatures that live in our forests — all in one with this kit from Craftster's Sewing Kits! Kids will sew a fox, owl, bear, rabbit, and chickadee, and along the way they'll learn basic sewing techniques and interesting information about the animals themselves. Five needles are included, making this set ideal for both individuals and groups. Fans of this set can also check out the Wild Friends Jungle Sewing Kit from Four Seasons Crafting.
Wrap yourself up in making these two yarn colored giraffes from Craft-tastic! This set comes with two cardboard giraffes, one 12.75" tall and one 9.75" tall, and twelve colors of yarn you wrap around the frame to create the perfect combination of color and texture. They're fun for decoration or for using as bracelet holders. Kids will love watching their plain cardboard giraffe come to colorful life as they wrap!
Learn the basics of sewing as you create some colorful, funny, friendly monsters with this set from Craftster's Sewing Kits! This set comes with everything you need to create five monster crafts, including a phone case/wallet. Pre-cut and pre-perforated pieces make it simple for kids to assemble the pieces and build sewing skills, and the clear instructions help kids build confidence and sewing skills. It's a monstrously fun way to start fabric crafting, either alone or with a group!
Learn the art of hand weaving and make your own colorful potholders with this craft kit from Harrisville! Inside this kit you'll find a big 7" square metal loom which allows you to make 6" square potholders, and a wide selection of multicolored, 100% cotton loops for weaving. Lay out your design, and use the included metal and plastic hooks to weave and finish your work. This set comes with everything you need to make six potholders.
It's amazing how a few simple stitches can create such adorable designs — and this kit from CraftLab will show you how! This Hand Embroidery Stitching Kit is perfect for the beginner. The set comes with everything you need to start learning embroidery techniques: 10 iron-on transfer designs, 2 embroidery hoops, fabric, 12 colors of embroidery floss, needles, 23 pages of detailed, easy-to-follow instructions, and even a bonus tote bag. Once kids get the knack of things, they can embroider a design on the tote, too!
Kids can roll their own candles out of beeswax sheets with this unique craft kit! Honeycomb beeswax sheets are included in a beautiful array of colors — ivory, natural, pink, red, cranberry, blue, green, yellow, purple, and aqua. The set also includes instructions and 6 yards of cotton wick, enough to make up to 20 taper candles measuring 8" x 1". It's easy to handle and kids will love seeing the results of their candlemaking lit up! For another candle-making kit with natural beeswax, check out the Beeswax Candle Making Kit for ages 8 and up.
You can make colorful, unique paint pour pieces at home with Faber-Castell's Do Art Paint Pour Studio! Everything you need to create six different paint pour projects is included, including six painting boards, ready-to-pour paint colors, and instructions — as well as disposable cups, gloves, an apron, and a pouring station to help contain mess. You'll also get pieces to add finishing touches, including stickers, glitter, stars, and more! It's a fun way to combine sensory play and art.
Explore different kinds of weaving with this kit from Melissa & Doug! Included instructions guide kids on how to make a scarf, a tasseled coaster, a drawstring pouch, or a carry-all, but they also provide enough information about the fundamentals for kids to come up with their own design! The set also comes with instructions for three different picture tapestries. She'll love seeing how simple yarn can create so many beautiful things.
Fans of LEGO's DOTS line which encourages kids to unlock their inner designer will love this big box of DOTS components to encourage creative design! This 849-piece box includes baseplates, right-angle connectors, and over 650 colorful tiles that kids can use to build and customize five different room decor items — or, they can build on that inspiration and start coming up with their own designs. The set even includes 72 alphabet-printed tiles to add names or messages to their DOTS creations. It's sure to prompt hours of DIY creativity! For a small set to get her started, check out the LEGO DOTS Picture Holders.
Learn all about the early forms of animation with this build-it-yourself kit from Melissa & Doug! Inside the box are all the parts and tools you need to build this Animation Scope, which you can use to demonstrate dozens of animations and optical illusions. As kids follow along with the instruction booklet, they'll learn about light and optics, and how physics allows us to use still images to create the impression of movement. It's the perfect combination of craft kit and science exploration that kids will love!
Encourage budding artists and horse lovers with this set from Melissa & Doug that lets them paint two realistic horse figurines! Inside the kit you'll find two ready-to-paint figures, made of high-quality solid resin so they're durable and easy to paint. By mixing and blending with the easy-clean paintbrush you can create a wide variety of shades and patterns. Six non-toxic paints in a variety of natural shades let you imagine your perfect pony!
Create miniature works of art that you can display on any magnetic surface with this kit from 4M! Kids will decorate ten 2" by 2" tiles any way they please, then attach adhesive magnetic pieces to turn them into artwork for fridges, locker doors, or magnetic boards. It's perfect to use to decorate their own space or to create handmade art to give to family and friends.
Make, bake, and display 15 adorable clay animals with this craft kit from Klutz! Choose from 12 different animal designs included in the 32-page, step-by-step instruction book, including puppies, kitties, birds, bunnies, and guinea pigs. Because you can choose any number of colors and patterns for your pets, they'll be uniquely yours! Once you've baked your clay pets, you can build the papercraft adoption truck and then make fun pet accessories like snacks, blankets, grooming supplies, and even a mini obedience course. Everything you need is included in this craft kit that's an animal lover's dream!
Experience the magic of needle felting with this beginner's kit from Woolbuddy! This kit includes all the essential tools to experiment with this classic craft, including both white and colorful felting wool (all 100% natural); three sizes of thimbles; six felting needles; black foam to felt on; and a photo instruction booklet. You'll get directions on how to create a friendly owl, a silly fox, a cheerful penguin, and a goofy shark. Then, use the same principles to create whatever you imagine! It's the perfect introduction to a lifelong hobby.
Build and decorate your own fuzzy friend with this kit from Craft-Tastic — no prob-llama! Everything you need to make and decorate a 9.5 inch tall llama is included: 9 pieces of cardboard to make the form, 103 yards of acrylic yarn, plus pom poms, felt, cotton thread, and adhesive, for 73 pieces in all. Kids can build the form, wrap the yarn, and then add the finishing touches of a bridle and blanket that they make themselves. When it's done, they'll have a cool craft they can display!
Make cute little clay charms in no time with this set from Klutz! In Make Clay Charms, you'll use the nine included clay colors to make a variety of items, from adorable fruit to tiny sweet treats, then bake them and glaze them so they're ready for display or wearing on a bracelet. A 60 page instructional booklet provides solid instruction on clay basics, as well as inspiration for future projects.
Design your own glamping-ready getaway with this build-it-yourself mini vintage camper from Klutz. Assemble the high-quality chipboard pieces to build your camper, and then the fun begins! Use fabric, sequins, and other mixed media to customize your home-on-wheels with more than 20 DIY accessories — everything you need is included in the box. Easy step-by-step directions in the 32-page, full-color manual ensure that you'll end up with the camper of your dreams.
You can paint beautiful and elaborate mandalas easily with this set of mandala dotting tools! This 58-piece set includes 28 mandala stencil templates, 8 acrylic rods, 6 painting brushes, 4 dotting tools with rubber heads, 5 sphere stylus tools, 5 silicone stylus tools, a painting tray, and a bag for storage. The wide selection of tools makes it easy to experiment with a variety of techniques.
Sculpt, paint, and glaze over 15 teeny-tiny projects with this fun craft kit from Klutz! This set is like a complete pottery studio that's small enough to fit on your desk, including a mini pottery wheel, a tiny paper mold, shaping tools, and colorful paints and clear glaze. Check out the full-color 24 page instruction book to learn how to work with the air-dry clay, tips to get the exact paint effects you want, and a variety of different real-life clay shaping techniques that work just as well if she wants to explore them in full-size versions. She'll have fun getting to display her own tiny ceramics!
Explore the history and science of art — in miniature! With this teensy kit from Smart Lab, you can 41 artist-quality tools and supplies that let you make tiny artistic projects. As you try out the 10 different creative activities from the included guide, you'll experiment with brush strokes, make illuminated letters, mix your own all-natural watercolor paints, and much more. The set comes with a variety of art supplies, including a mini easel and mixing palette, stencil sheets and watercolor paper, punch-out frames, and more.
Get everything you need to make your own pottery with this unique kit from National Geographic! This air-dry clay pottery wheel includes an innovative integrated arm with interchangeable tools that help new potters shape and center the clay. A two-speed electric motor provides control as kids learn how to throw a pot. Detailed, kid-friendly instructions help kids learn and teach them more about the science and history of pottery. This set includes the two-speed electric pottery wheel with integrated arm, 3 arm attachments, 3 sculpting tools, 2 pounds of air dry clay, six paint colors and palette and brush to use them with, and even an apron to help keep clothes clean.
Add a little whimsy to your garden or indoor plants with this fairy garden set from Wild Pixy! Inside you'll find 13 miniature accessories to make the perfect home for tiny magical creatures, including a house with a working door, a bridge, furniture, and even little stepping stones. Glow pebbles and LEDs light up when it's dark for an even more magical effect! Everything comes in a designer box that's perfect for gift giving.
Learn to make your own beautiful paper with this kit from Crayola! This fun art kit lets kids turn soft pulp into gorgeous, usable paper sheets. Mix and match ink colors to create customized paper that's truly one-of-a-kind! Kids can use the paper press to make 20 sheets of 5 by 8 inch paper that's perfect for crafting, scrap booking, and more. This set includes a paper making machine, a drainage screen, a pressure plate, 2 drainage blankets, a beaker, a stirring and smoothing tool, paper making pulp, and an instruction booklet.
Learn more about yourself — and create a work of art that represents your personality — with this innovative kit from Craft-Tastic! As you answer the questions in the quiz book, you'll pick colors to go onto your woven design. Then, add your favorite center piece and other embellishments to create a one-of-a-kind work of art that's perfectly you! Everything you need is inside the box, including dowel rods, thread, beads, stickers, and more.
Make your own gorgeously glowing star with this craft kit from Creativity for Kids! You'll start by inflating the big star balloon, then wrap the star with string soaked in glue. Once the glue dries, you can pop the balloon, leaving the string frame you created yourself! Add in the LED lights and secure the battery box, and then hang it wherever you please. The LED lights give a cheerful effect, but when the lights go out, another surprise is revealed: the string glows in the dark. She'll be proud to say "I made it myself!" For another light-up string art kit, check out the Super String Lanterns Kit for ages 12 and up.
Learn all about the satisfying art of paper folding with this all-in-one kit from Tuttle Publishing! In Origami Extravaganza!, you'll learn folding projects from the most basic to complex, elaborate designs, all with clear step-by-step instructions with easy to follow diagrams. The kit provides directions for 38 projects, and includes 162 sheets of origami paper to choose from! As you work your way through the guide, you'll develop an understanding of the principles too; by the time you're done, you'll be ready to experiment with your own original origami designs.
Budding artists can carry everything they need to create on the go with this beautiful artist's pencil case from Youshares! This 11.5 by 8.5 case opens up to reveal slots for 192 pencils, narrow markers, or gel pens, plus a zippered mesh pouch for sharpeners, erasers, and more. On the outside, you'll find two narrow exterior pockets for larger items, plus a hand strap to make it easy to carry. The durable Oxford fabric exterior will hold up to plenty of travel, and she'll love the cheerful, colorful prints. For another option that's big enough to hold all your art supplies, check out the Easthill large capacity case.
A few tracks, gears, and rings make for gorgeous, elaborate designs with this 50th anniversary Super Spirograph Kit! Inspired by the classic toy, this kit comes with over 75 pieces, including unique arcs that snap together to create curved shapes. Plus, it uses SpiroPutty, not pins, to hold the pieces in place! With a durable box that opens up to reveal an on-the-go workspace, plenty of wheels, rings, tracks, and putty, and even a special edition gold-colored die-cast Spirograph Wheel, it's the perfect kit to get her exploring the fun of Spirograph!
Play beautiful music with this gorgeous lyre harp from Donner! Versions of the Lyre harp date back to ancient Greece, and they're still played today in places around the world. This 10-string lyre features a mahogany resonance box for a lovely tone, and seven strings that tune to C major scale. Carbon steel keys and an included wrench make it easy to get this lyre properly tuned! This set even comes with a black gig bag and an instruction booklet to get your musical journey started.
It's amazingly easy to create beautiful marbled effects on paper, fabric, and other absorbent materials with this kit from Aitoh! Drip a combination of the six non-toxic marbling inks onto the water's surface, swirl it so the pattern is just right, then lay your material on top to pick up the gorgeous colors. Then, use your marbled material for cards, collages, and more! In addition to the inks, this set includes reusable marbling float paper, allowing you to make a wide variety of marbled prints and projects in no time.
Wrap your own beautiful yarn tree with this kit from Craft-Tastic! An 18" tall bendable wire tree and plenty of colorful yarn allow you to create a tree that's uniquely yours. The instruction guide shows you how to properly wrap the yarn for a tight, seamless look. Then, bend the tree's branches into shape and use it to store jewelry or as a decorative accent. For another fun yarn-wrapping kit, check out the Yarn Unicorns Kit.
Build a mechanical music machine with this cool engineering set from Smartivity and Elenco that combines STEM with the arts to make STEAM! Kids will follow the directions in the instruction booklet to assemble the 237 parts, including engineered wooden sheets, bands, sound plates, a handle pipe, and movable pegs — no glue required. After assembling the xylophone, kids can insert one of the included music sheets and turn the handle to play the tune. or, they can insert the movable pegs themselves to create their very own composition!
You can spin unique friendship bracelets in minutes with Loopdeloo! With no patterns to follow, the Loopdeloo encourages kids to get creative, experimenting with different colors and thicknesses of embroidery floss to see what amazing results they get. It's kid-powered — no batteries or plug — so you can take it anywhere, too! This set includes the Loopdeloo spinning loom (with secret storage drawer), basic directions, and 18 skeins of thread to get her started. Fans of this kit can also check out the Loopdeloom weaving kit, also for ages 8 and up.
Celebrate everything that makes you special with this empowering poster kit! Kids will layer tissue paper on the 9.75"X 14.75" poster base, then choose words that describe them from a wide selection included in the kit. From brave to silly to adventurous to kind, you can choose the empowering words that describe you. It's a wonderful way to encourage tweens and teens to see their value and power. Kids will also enjoy Craft-Tastic's Inspire Poster Kit, or for a project to do in a group, check out the Paper Bowl Craft Kit — both for ages 8 and up.
Everything you need to draw and sketching is packed into this handy travel case from Castle Art Supplies! A vast selection of drawing and sketching pencils, charcoals, blenders, erasers, and more are tucked inside. Thanks to the handy pop-up design of the case, it's easy to select exactly the tool you need, whether you're dashing off a quick sketch or putting polished details on your work.
This all-in-one craft kit from Craft-Tastic has everything you need to create a unique piece of wall art that shows off your style and personality! Choose from the 150 included prints, or add your own photos, and stick them directly to your wall or door with the included paint-safe tape. The kit also includes 926 stickers, 41 individual letters that you can use to spell your name or a meaningful word, and other embellishments too! 80 foam spacers allow you to create dimension for a one-of-a-kind collage you'll love. Plus, since you can lay out your collage in any shape or size — up to 5.5’ wide x 3.5’ high — it will fit any space!
Kids can learn coding principles through crafting with the Coding Charms kit from hand2mind! Your child will learn about algorithms, encryption, puzzling, sequencing, variables, puzzle, binary, and much more. They'll choose from 18 different designs to make with the included fuse beads, then follow the code to create 10 keychains — and a hands-on understanding of how coding directions allow computers and robots to create complex things. This screen-free kit comes with a 44-page activity book, 2,000 fuse beads, a pegboard, a pair of tweezers, reusable ironing sheets, 15 key chain clips, and 10 oval hooks. It's a unique, tactile way to get kids thinking about programming!
Create your own colorful soaps with this complete kit from Klutz! Everything you need for melting and molding soaps is included: twenty blocks of clear soap base, a soap mold with six shapes, a coconut-papaya scent, twenty color tablets, cosmetic grade glitter, seven skin-safe soap stickers, and other accessories. Plus, while you are waiting for soap to harden, you will enjoy the added soap-based science experiments! Who knew there was so much to soap?
Put your own spin on journaling with this journal from Craft-Tastic! Inside the 36-page journal, you'll find fun quizzes, doodle prompts, and scratch-off activities that you can do with the included stylus. Or, decorate it inside and out with the over 550 cute and colorful stickers! A pocket in the back of the journal lets you store all the sticker sheets so you can take it on the go. Kids will love knowing that this journal is 100%, uniquely them.
Bring your Spirograph designs to life with the Spirograph Animator! Create endless spiral art designs and then set them in amazing, mesmerizing motion with a spin of the animator. Every design moves in a different way with each of the rotating light effects. Use the hold button to freeze your animation on your favorite movements and show your friends, or turn the designs into artwork on custom made cards and more! This set is compatible with other Spirograph sets so there's no limit to the incredible design fun.
With this set from Klutz, kids can quickly sew adorable teeny-weeny felt food with cheerful faces! Inside the box are instructions, patterns, and materials for more than 18 itty-bitty food items, plus suggestions for coming up with your own designs. Because each treat is so little, they sew up quickly, making them a great option for quick craft time — and no prior sewing experience is necessary. It's a recipe for crafting fun that kids will love!
You can create twelve vibrant, full-color "paintings" of birds — with stickers! — with this book from the Paint by Sticker series. You'll start with a flat black-and-white illustration, but as you match the numbered geometric shape stickers to the correct space on the picture, you'll start to see a cool 3D-style portrait emerge. This book celebrates the beauty of birds with designs including a blue jay, a red-headed woodpecker, a hummingbird, and more. Soothing and fun, this activity book is the perfect choice for bird lovers.
Turn ordinary stones into beautiful polished gems! This high quality rock tumbler from National Geographic features a rubber barrel that's quieter than many other tumblers, so nothing has to interrupt your polishing. An automatic shutoff timer let you get just the right finish for beautiful results. Plus, it's sturdy enough to last for years! Get started with the 0.5 lb of mixed rough gemstones included in the set, then go rockhounding and polish your own finds.
Learn to fold 15 magical origami creations with this exciting guidebook to Wizarding World origami! This 112-page book starts by introducing you to the basics of paperfolding, and then gives you detailed step-by-step instruction to fold a variety of unique origami pieces, from a Howler to an owl to your very own Snitch. The special sheets of origami paper that are included are custom designed for each craft, and there is photography of the finished project for reference. It's the perfect gift for any Harry Potter fan who wants to bring a little magic to their craft table! Fans of the Wizarding World can also check out this Harry Potter Crochet Kit for ages 10 and up.
Blast off into creativity with this paint-your-own set from MindWare! Inside this kit you'll find an 8" tall porcelain rocket that's just waiting for a cool new paint job. Use the 12 vibrant paint colors in the kit to decorate your rocket just right, then bake it to get a glossy finish you'll love. Two LED tealights are included so that you can light up your room when it's done! For two more paint-your-own light kits, check out the Paint Your Own Light-Up Unicorn for ages 4 and up and the Paint Your Own Fairy Light for ages 8 and up.
Y'Art is a unique craft technique that lets you make textile art as easily as coloring in a picture! Feed the yarn into the Y'Art pen and swirl, twirl, and draw across the Grip-N-Stick Y'Artboard. The yarn will stick easily, but if you make a mistake, you can just lift it up and try again! Each of these sets includes a pre-printed canvas, bundles of yarn, and a Y'Art pen so that you can create a frameable work of fabric art you'll love.
Create gorgeous stained glass-effect designs with this craft kit from Klutz! 18 boldly outlined designs are waiting for you to add the perfect colors. Each design is available in two versions: one on regular coloring paper and one on translucent vellum that lets the light through like stained glass. Use the paper page to practice, or create two different versions of your favorite design! Five double-tipped, precision-tip markers are included to create your stunning stained-glass art.
Make super fun to wear rubber band bracelets and more with the Rainbow Loom 2.0, now including a metal hook! This craft kit has spawned a craze that can keep kids busy for hours as they try new designs. The starter set comes with lots of bands, or you can buy refill bands in dozens of great colors and patterns! Perfect for any Mighty Girl who loves being able to show off what she made herself.
Let your personality shine with this awesome personalized Empower Flower from Craft-Tastic! Kids will arrange shiny and holographic strips around a center button, then choose words that represent the way they see themselves. Is she a doer, a free thinker, playful, or bold? Maybe she's imperfect and outgoing and an adventurer too! When she's done, she'll have a one-of-a-kind piece of art she can display. This set comes with everything you need to build your Empower Flower, including the parts to make and fill the center button, strips of paper in shiny and holographic colors, and over 250 word stickers to choose from.
Turn leaves and flowers into beautiful art quickly and easily with this flower press from Worown! This 8 by 6 inch press comes with sponge sheets and absorbent paper to help dry your specimens faster, without losing their vibrant colors. The straps on the press are easy to adjust, making it simple to tighten them. After a few days, you'll have gorgeous dried flowers you can use for all sorts of art projects, perfect for nature lovers!
Combine crafting with a lesson in feminist icons with this book of cross-stitch patterns by Anna Fleiss and Lauren Mancuso! It combines capsule biographies of each woman with a cross-stitch portrait. A section at the beginning teaches new cross-stitchers the basics, including how to select quality materials for your celebration of these inspiring women. This fun book features patterns for embroidering twenty iconic women — like Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, suffragist Susan B. Anthony, author Virginia Woolf, and pop superstar Beyonce — and ten empowering feminist sayings.
Take — and immediately share — pictures anywhere with this fun, pocket-sized instant camera from Canon! The IVY CLIQ 2 is an easy to use point-and-shoot camera, which includes fun features like a large 2" Selfie Mirror and built-in software to customize your shots with frames and filters. If you want more storage space, use the MicroSD slot to save even more pictures! Or, you can quickly print 2 by 3 inch photos using Canon's zero-ink technology, which makes the prints smudge-free and water and tear resistant. Each print has a peel and stick backing so you can display your photos anywhere! Available as the camera printer alone, or with packs of Canon's IVY CLIQ 2 paper; additional packs of paper are available here.
With LEGO VIDIYO, kids can create with bricks — then use the VIDIYO app to create their own music videos! Inside The Boombox kit, kids will find 996 pieces, including four minifigures of a vampire, leopard, fairy, and alien. Create your stage, then scan the model with the app to watch it appear in digital form! Scan the BeatBits into the app to unlock special effects like flames, or swap around the four different heads to use different music genres. When they're happy with their music video, they can share it with others through the app on a kid-safe social feed. It's the perfect way to foster creative kids' interest in music, building, and more!
Art and math intertwine in this fascinating origami kit that teaches kids how to fold complex shapes out of square pieces of paper! The set includes both a guidebook and an instructional DVD, as well as 48 sheets of durable origami paper to get them started folding. Projects include beautiful, unique shapes like a lightning bolt octahedron, a butterfly ball, and a magic rose cube.
Throw the ultimate bash with this awesome, all-inclusive kit from Tulip One-Step Tie-Dye! This party-sized kit contains 14 vibrant dye colors which activate with water only — no need to presoak fabrics with soda ash before dyeing. The dyes are also safe to machine-wash, so they'll stay bright and colorful, especially if you use them on 100% natural fabrics. With plenty of dye, gloves, rubber bands, and more to do up to 36 projects, it's a great choice for the classroom, summer camp, a party, and more!
Create unique and beautiful cards for all occasions with this kit from Faber-Castell! This 25-piece set includes everything you need to get started on card-making, and clear, step-by-step directions to creating gorgeous works of art. Just trace one of the reusable stencils, use watercolors or other media to add color, and add some details with the artist's pen. The Design Guide provides inspiration for your one-of-a-kind cards to send to loved ones! This kit includes five Goldfaber Aqua watercolor pencils, a black Pitt artist pen, a paintbrush, a wood stick, 5 mixed-media stencil designs, 5 cards, and 5 envelopes.
When your kids are ready to take a step beyond beginner art supplies, these quick-drying, alcohol-based markers from Ohuhu are the perfect choice! These markers offer vibrant, easily blendable ink that doesn't smudge so her artwork will look just like she imagined. The double tips offer options: use the brush tip for broad areas of color or to experiment with calligraphy, and the fine point tip for the little details. With 72 colors to choose from, and a storage and carrying case included, it's the perfect gift for any artist.
Sew awesome mini plants with this kit from Klutz! As you follow the instructions in the full-color guide, you'll learn to sew 18 different plants, insects, and even a garden gnome. Build your sewing skills while making cute cacti, succulents, carnivorous plants, and more! Everything you need is inside the kit, including felt, thread, accessories, needles, stuffing, and traceable paper patterns.
Create a board to inspire your dreams with this kit from Craftivity! This set comes with pre-cut wooden planks that you assemble with pegs into an 11 3/4" square inspiration board. Then, paint the board to your taste, and add clothespins and other embellishments. An included guide teaches you decoupage techniques so you can add even more personalized touches! The end result is a board that's unique to you which is sure to inspire you to stretch ever higher.
Learn the techniques of drawing and shading with clear lessons and high-quality art supplies from premier brand Prismacolor! In this 26-piece kit, you'll get 18 beautiful colored pencils in a variety of nature tones, plus a graphite pencil, a mini sharpener, an eraser, and two illustration markers. The instruction booklet, drawing template, and drawing pad will get you started on drawing a detailed fox. Then, check out the hours of online, at-your-own-pace lessons that provide animal-themed lessons you'll love. This set is level 1, for new artists, but once you've completed it, you can find level 2 and 3 sets to build on your skills and discover the artist you've dreamed of being!
Panda power! Create a friendly string-art pandacorn friend with this kit from Craft-Tastic! This set is easy to use thanks to the sturdy, pre-printed foam canvases that let you make a pandacorn (complete with dimensional horn) and a star that reminds you to "be the magic". Push in the pings, string the metallic thread according to the directions, and the designs will appear before your eyes. Then, add embellishments for the perfect finishing touches. When she's finished, she'll have a gorgeous keepsake she'll enjoy putting on display! For two more Craft-Tastic string art kits, check out the String Art Babies Kit for ages 6 and up and the Unicorn String Art Kit for ages 10 and up.
Get everything you need to start playing acoustic guitar in this starter pack from Ashthorpe! This set comes with a 38", right-handed basswood guitar, with an easy to hold neck with smooth frets that are comfortable under the fingers, and six steel strings (plus an extra set). Attach the shoulder strap and use the pitch pipe or the digital tuner to get your strings tuned up, then grab a pick and start strumming. When you're done, tuck the guitar safely away in the soft-sided case. Budding musicians will love having their very own guitar!
You can build a perfectly tiny bookshop with this gorgeous model kit that includes books that really open and tiny lamps that actually light up! Your bookshop includes sections for novels, history, philosophy, and more; unique and whimsical artwork for the walls; and even miniature "fresh" flowers and fruit in a bowl. This detailed kit, which takes 20 to 30 hours to build, is perfect for keeping hands busy and calming nerves, and when complete, you'll have a beautiful model to display. For another gorgeous model from this series, check out the Miniature Greenhouse Model Kit.
Settle in and pot some (miniature) plants with this adorable greenhouse model kit from Rolife! This 1:24 scale model kit comes with everything you need to create a gorgeous greenhouse. You'll build little plants and set up a potting bench and all the other accessories a gardener needs. Your greenhouse even has tiny lights that really light up! This kit takes 20-30 hours to build and will result in a truly spectacular keepsake model to display.