Friday Favorites–Gifts for Kids

I’m going to start this by saying I love every single thing I’m about to share with you today.  You’re probably thinking something like “Well, duh, it’s Friday FAVORITES.  Of course it’s stuff you like.”  But this particular batch of projects is just full of things I adore.  With all my heart, I’d love to make everything here.  Unfortunately, time and the lack of appropriately aged recipients will prevent that, but please tell me you’ll make them!

I wish every kid was taught to sew.  Nothing complex, but it’s amazing to me how many grown people don’t know how to repair a hole or sew on a button.  Start them off right with this Child’s Sewing Kit from Chez Beeper Bebe.

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Thanks to social media, it would be really easy to obtain all the photos you’d need to make this Personalized Guess Who Game from obSEUSSed.


I love how Make the Best of Everything used things that should be easy to find to make this Homemade Detective Kit.

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It would take some time to get all the photos aligned just right for these Interchangeable Blocks from Meaningful Mama, but so worth it.

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Think creatively and this DIY Pretend Spy Kit from Inner Child Fun would be pretty easy to assemble.


I think a side effect of making this Finger Puppet Kit from The Craft Nest is a assortment of new fingerless gloves!


This Dinosaur Bag from Lark Crafts is cute, but paired with the hat (which is a project from the Fleece Hat Friends book) it’s adorable.


I Can Teach My Child says they were able to put together this Science Kit for Kids for under $20.  Visit the site for the free printable Fascinating Science for Kids ebook and matching gift tags.


This Summertime Traveling Art Kit from Everyday is a Holiday is so pretty.  There’s no reason to confine it to summer!


This Book of the Month Club from Make the Best of Everything is a fantastic idea.  What book-loving kid wouldn’t love to open a new one every month for a year?  I’m no kid, but I’m adding this to my wish list.


I’d like to take a minute to give a little love to a couple of great gift guides that have included my projects recently.  Malt-O-Meal has a DIY Green Holiday Gift Guide on Facebook that features my coffee cup sleeves and Earth911 used my ribbon candy ornaments in their Double Your Use of Common Holiday Items guide.  Both of these links have many other fun projects you should check out!