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Creative gift ideas for children, a gift guide with craft supplies

In this list we share a few tips for craft supplies that creative children will love to receive. We include some creative gift ideas for children of different ages. Besides ideas for toddlers you will also find ideas for older children. Great for creative (home) schooling class.

Looking for a gift for a teenager? You may also like to check our other gift guides.

Depending on the craft and the skills of the child, some parental control is advised.

gift guide creative gift ideas for children

1. Blunt needles are great for children

We’re not big fans of plastic, but these blunt needles are perfect to make your first embroidery stitches. For young children it just feels safer to use these big and colorful plastic blunt needles.

For older kids you can also opt for our blunt needle set. They contain 5 needles in different sizes, making it possible to create finer works.

Buy your needles here

2. Craft scissors that come in a cute bag

Like adults, small children will love a good pair of scissors. Our bee scissors are populair by children with age 4-8 years. As they are so cute, we also spotted the odd adult buying them for themselves ;-).

Toddlers may also like our handy total control scissors. With 3 finger positions it will be easier to cut precise lines.

All our scissors come with a handy canvas bag to store them.

Check all our scissors

3. This weaving loom will get your kid creating

Weaving is one of the easiest crafts to learn.

For the young ones we have cardboard weaving looms available here.

And for age 7+, our 20 cm wooden weaving looms are perfect to get started. The wooden looms come with a heddle bar making it possible to quickly move your warp threads up and down. So on this loom you can quickly make your own scarfs, bracelets etc. The looms come with an instruction booklet.

Shop the weaving loom here

4. Paper awls are one of the easiest creative gift ideas for children

A Paper awl is a tool every kid will use in it’s live. With paper awls kids can punch shapes out of paper of cardboard. Great for training fine motorics.

You can also use them to create a first embroidery project. Draw an outline design on some cardboard, and punch holes with approx 1 cm distance from eachother. Now thread a blunt needle with some embroidery floss . Let the kid stitch from one hole to another.

Buy the wooden awl here

5. Fairytale patterns to create dolls you can play with

Our Once Upon a Pixel book is full with playfull patterns that children will love. Stitch a fairytale doll together or create a castle. Once finished your child can play with the dolls. The dolls will be great projects for creative children age 9+. The book is available in Dutch print and as English e-book.

Buy the e-book here

6. Open woven Aida, the easiest fabric to learn cross stitch

Teach kids how to cross stitch on big open woven canvas. They will love it. On big canvas you can quickly see results and the larger holes make it easier to stitch that perfect x shape.

Our 6 count aida fabric has 6 holes per inch, or 2,4 per cm. It’s great for blowing up patterns.

As kids get older, and as their fine motorics improve you can switch to finer woven fabrics like Aida 8, Aida 11, or Aida 14

Check our 6 count cross stitch fabric

7. Suprise scrap bag, because children like surprises

Kids like surprises. And our scrap bags are just like that. They contain small leftover pieces of fabric. Great treasures for children to explore different materials and play with ideas. Let us know in the order notes that you’re buying this for a (x year old) kid and we’ll make sure there’s something suitable inside.

Buy the scrap bag here

More Ideas and inspiration

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