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Looking for fun arts and crafts activities for your kids to do? Check out this list of great craft kits that will keep your kids busy and happy.
I love doing arts and crafts projects with my kids. It’s such a great opportunity for a one-on-one connection. And I love seeing their confidence and creativity grow as they master a new skill.
If you want to inspire a kid’s crafty side, but you’re not sure where to start, check out this list of craft kits for kids.
Crafts kits are a great, convenient way to foster creativity and engage your kid’s imagination. Inspire your kids to play with new art supplies and encourage them to explore “out of the box” thinking.
The great thing about these kits is they have all the materials and instructions you need to get started — delivered right to your door.
Craft Kits for Kids
I Love Llamas Kit – 6 Llama-Themed Projects
Kids will love this bright and colorful arts and crafts. It has all the marterials you'll need to make 6 adorable little Llama projects, including a pom pom bracelet, stuffed animal, headband, garland, charm, and banner.
If you've got a little one that loves llamas, consider this kit a slam dunk.
No special tools or additional supplies are required to complete the projects!
Glow In The Dark Rock Painting Kit
Kids can create unique glow-in-the-dark painted rocks with this craft kit. Boys and girls with enjoy decorating rocks with fluorescent and glow in the dark paints.
The kit comes with everything you need to paint and decorate10 rocks. I mean, it even comes with the rocks!
Then, once they're done, you can hide the painted glow rocks outdoors!
I love that this kit will entertain kids of a variety of ages, so it's great to share among siblings.
Paint Your Own Wooden Cars
If you can dream it, you can build it with this Paint Your Own wooden car kit. Kids will love designing, building, and painting their own race car. Once they're done, the can attach working wheels and race their cars to see which car will go the distance.
Includes everything you need to decorate 3 wooden carns, with pre-cut pieces, sandpaper, stickers, paint, glue, paint brushes, and an instruction booklet.
Mold Your Own Stepping Stones Kit
Here's a classic craft activity that I remember doing when I was a kid. Help your kids mix plaster, pour it into a stepping mold, and watch them decorate it with colorful gemstones, tiles, stickers, and paint.
It's a fun, hands-on project that everyone in the family can do together.
This kit has enough supplies to create four 7-inch stepping stones from scratch!
Little Monsters Beginners Sewing Craft Kit
Teach kids beginner sewing skills with this cute craft kit. It's the perfect skill level for girls and boys 7 and older.
With this kit, kids can create up to 5 monster projects -- 4 monster stuffies and an iPhone case or wallet. The kit pre-cut monster felt shapes with pre-punched holes, 6 colors of embroidery floss, poly-stuffing, 5 metal needles, 2 needle threaders, scissors, 40 pins, pin cushion, non-toxic glue, and easy-to-follow instructions
The kit is great for one child, a set of siblings, or a sleepover activity.
Soap Making and Bath Bomb Kit
This crafty bath science kit is a great idea for kids who love a good science project. Kids can learn how to make a variety of items, including soap, bath bombs, and bath salts.
It includes enough material to make 10 colorful glittery soaps, 10 bath bombs with surprise charms, salt scrubs, and fizzy bath salts.
All of the ingredients neet or exceed all safety standards, and are safe for kid's baths.
Klutz Book of Paper Airplanes Craft Kit
Level up your paper airplane skills with this Paper Airplane craft kit from Klutz.
This big book includes 40 sheets of colorful paper and 10 unique paper airplane designs certain to spark kids' imaginations.
Build all ten and test them out to see which is the fastest, and which goes the farthest.
Window Suncatchers Kit
Perfect for younger kids as well as their older siblings, this window art kit has everything you need to let your kids make beautiful, colorful, creative suncatchers to display in your home.
It includes 24 suncatchers, with sturdy suction cups, plenty of paint, and cord to hang them up.
Create Your Own Dino Garden Kit
Do you have a dino lover? Check out this Dinosaur Habitat terrarium kit. With this kit, your kiddos can create and decorate a volcano-themed garden habitat for their dinosaur figurines.
This project is a complete terrarium kit for kids. It comes with everything you need for two full plant lifecycles. The kit includes toy dinosaurs, dinosaur fossils, light-up volcano, lava paint, glowing stones, planting container, potting mix, quick grow chia, wheatgrass and bean seeds, soil scoop and plant mister.
The included seeds grow quickly, which is perfect for kids who like fast results.
I love that this kit combines the science of botany, history and art into one fun and interactive craft.
Mason Jar Lantern Craft Kit
Create cute fairy lanterns with this mason jar craft kit for kids. It's a great activity to encourage imagination and creativity.
It comes with everything you need to make TWO Fairy Lantern Kits: 2 jars, 2 battery operated lights, and all crafting supplies necessary to finish 2 lanterns.
When it's complete, this Fairy Lantern makes the PERFECT nightlight. It is a fun decoration that any kid will adore!
DIY Magic Bouncy Balls Kit
Yep, kids can make their very own bouncy balls with this unique craft kit.
It includes lots of different colors of bouncy ball crystals, so kits can use their imagination to create their very own design.
Then, after they've poured the crystals into the mold, dip them in warm water to turn them into bouncy balls.
The kit arrives with all the ingredients they need to make magic balls in minutes, including 25 bags of color crystal powder, 5 ball molds, and easy step-by-step instructions.
DIY Crystal Slime Kit
If you're looking for a large craft kit with plenty of supplies, check out this huge crystal slime kit.
The kit includes 24 colors of slime and 48 colors of crystal glitter. Plus, it comes with 6 colors of air-dry clay, candy toy cups, animal figures, rainbow foam balls, and fruit slice toys.
There are plenty of colors to go around, and kids will love coming up with their own colorful combinations.
The materials in this crystal slime kit are 100% made of eco-friendly and non-toxic materials, and meet the US toys safety requirements.
Build A Bird Bungalow
Help your kids learn about the birds in your very own backyard with this birdhouse kit that they can build and then paint.
Start by assembling pre-cut wood pieces, then use the included paints and brushes to decorate the birdhouse. Next, hang it outside to attract birds when you’re done!
Learn about coloring mixing and brush techniques. Then, learn how to identify the birds that may come to your birdhouse.
The kit includes wood pieces, chain for hanging, 4 paint pots, paint brush, nails, glue, and instructions
Shrinky Dinks Cool Stuff Activity Set
Watch the crazy way that Shrinky Dinks can shrink in the oven! You will be impressed by how they look when they're done.
You and the kids can color things like dinosaurs, sharks, robots, and even an eyeball! You can color with so much detail when they're big that they look amazing after they shrink.
My Fairy Garden Nature Cottage
This craft kit is a fairy cottage and a real garden, all in one charming package. Kids can use the included soil and seeds to grow a real garden on the top and bottom of the fairy house. The kit includes a water barrel that kids can use to water their garden.
Then, kids can decorate the fairy house with a ladybug shelter, cute wind spinner, and a tea set. Encourage imaginative play with butterfly and bug figures, and fairy doll.
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