These simple homemade gifts for kids of all ages are easy to make, budget friendly and kid approved. 29 homemade gift ideas for kids they will love.

These homemade gifts for kids of all ages are easy to make, budget friendly and kid approved. 29 homemade gift ideas for kids they will enjoy. These fun ideas are perfect for Christmas, birthday gifts or any time of year. #onecrazymom #homemadegiftsforkids #diygiftsforkids

Homemade gifts for kids

Homemade gifts are so thoughtful, and the time spent means a lot. I just love receiving a homemade gift.  If you’re looking for a gift made for kids or created by kids, take a look at these DIY Gift Ideas for Kids.

They will love all these ideas for the best DIY Christmas gifts. You can wrap them up in pretty gift boxes for a great homemade Christmas gift.

The kids will also have a blast with these water bottle crafts for kids.

These simple homemade gifts for kids of all ages are easy to make, budget friendly and kid approved. 29 homemade gift ideas for kids they will love. These fun ideas are perfect for Christmas or birthday gifts.  #onecrazymom #homemadegiftsforkids #diygiftsforkids

29 Homemade Christmas Gifts for Kids:

Glitter slime in a ball.

1. Glitter Slime

Glitter slime is so easy and frugal to make. This won’t break the bank but can give you many afternoons of fun. This is especially convenient on rainy days and snow days when the kids are about to bounce off the walls. Glitter slime is always a fun idea and this tutorial is easy.

Playdough in a ball.

2. Homemade Playdough

This is one of our all time favorite homemade gifts for kids idea. The process of mixing the homemade playdough is super simple and adding the color is so fun for the little ones.

Store the playdough and give it as a gift. It will provide hours of fun for toddlers and preschoolers.

Silly Putty in a pile.

3. Homemade Silly Putty

You only need 3 simple ingredients to make silly putty. This super easy DIY is so fun and easy. It is so much more fun than buying store bought silly putty.

Cookie Cutter in playdough.

4. How to Make Gingerbread Playdough

Not only is this fun, but Gingerbread playdough smells good enough to eat.  This would be extra fun to do around Christmas and so festive.

Kids will love this and it is one of our favorite playdough recipes. Package everything in a tote bag for a cool gift.

Stack of cloud dough.

5. How to Make Cloud Dough

This cloud dough is perfect for those kids with sensory issues.  It is fluffy, dry, and doesn’t stick to their hands.  It is so much fun to play with and easy to clean up.

Homemade bubbles solution in a jar.

6. Easy Homemade Bubbles Solution

Homemade bubble solution is so easy, and kids will spend hours playing with this. You probably already have everything you need to make this at home. Add a few bubble wands for a great gift.

Cookie mix in a mason jar.

7. Christmas Cookies in a Jar

This gift idea is very easy to make, and extremely inexpensive. This is an easy homemade Christmas gifts for kids idea. What child doesn’t love to make cookies?

homemade bath bombs in a jar

8. Easy to Make Bath Bomb Recipe

These DIY bath bombs are easy to make, and kid friendly too.  You can add some of these in a stocking or under the Christmas tree as a gift. Everyone will love these and they look so cute in a mason jar.

Chalk Paint design on the sidewalk.

9. Homemade Sidewalk Chalk Paint

It’s really simple to make your own Sidewalk Chalk Paint and it easily washes off with the rain. It is a fun activity the kids can do over and over again. Chalk paint is a fun craft and the perfect gift for younger family members.

Glow in the dark slime in hands.

10. Homemade Glow in the Dark Slime

Homemade Glow in the dark slime is a favorite with the kids. This easy DIY is a fun activity for kids.

Shrinky Dink butterfly in hands.

11. Shrinky Dinks

The options are endless for shrinky dinks and the instructions are simple. Not only is it so much fun to make with markers but they make a great gift. You can turn these into key chains, magnets and more.

bath soak diy in a glass jar

12. Homemade Bath Soak

Pamper someone special by gifting them a big jar of their very own homemade bath soak with essential oils.  This is so luxurious, and the bath salts make a great gift for Grandma or Mom on Mother’s Day.

Kool Aid Play Dough in balls.

13. Kool-Aid Play Dough

Everything you need for this fun activity is probably already in your pantry. Kool-Aid Play dough only takes a few minutes to make and will entertain the kids for hours. Kiddos will have a blast choosing their favorite color to make.

Unicorn slime in a pile ready to play with.

14. Unicorn Slime

Unicorn slime is full of glitter, sparkles and pretty colors. It is a blast to make and even more fun to play with.  This whimsical slime will provide hours of fun for your kiddos.

Slime in hands.

15. Homemade Slime

This easy DIY for Elmer’s Glue Slime can easily be turned into a science lesson and be lots of fun.  Older kids can help measure and stir for a fun activity. It’s all about the family fun and everyone can learn at the same time.

Green oobleck diy.

16. How to make oobleck

If your kids love to make slime, they will have a blast learning how to make oobleck. You only need 2 ingredients and this fun activity also doubles as a really neat science experiment.

The ingredients are super easy in this oobleck recipe and you probably already have them at home.

Bath Crayons in a pile together.

17. DIY Bath Crayons

Is bath time a big deal in your house?  If so, these fun DIY bath crayons are a must try. Drawing in the tub is a fun activity that will provide lots of fun for the kids. This would also make a great gift to include in a gift set.

Koolaid lip gloss surrounded by packets of kool aid.

18. DIY Koolaid Lip Gloss

DIY Koolaid Lip Gloss is a ton of fun to make while also so moisturizing. Make this super easy diy lip gloss for kids that is a blast to make and use. It is easy enough that you can make several different flavors.

Child with marshmallow gun.

19. Marshmallow Guns

Have you ever played with these Marshmallow Guns? They are so much fun that you will want to join in with the kids on this one. Plus, you can eat the ammunition. This is also a fun idea for Dad or Grandpa on father’s day.

Fleece tie blanket.

20. How to make a fleece tie blanket

Learn how to make a fleece tie blanket for the perfect afternoon DIY activity. This no sew fleece blanket is so easy to make and perfect for gift giving and more.

Fabric options are endless to personalize this for gifts. Grandparents will love this for the best homemade gifts kids idea. You don’t even need a needle and thread.

Baby doll diaper and accessories in a pile.

21. Baby Doll Diapers and Accessories

Your little girls who love playing with dolls with love these homemade diapers and wipes for their “babies”. You will love how frugal this project is and it is an awesome gift for birthdays for a little girl.

Color changing slime in a hand.

22. Color Changing Slime

Learn how to make color changing slime and totally impress your kids. If they are crazy over slime, they are going to have a blast making this color changing slime recipe.

Lego table with Legos.

23. How To Build a Simple Lego Tray

Lego tables can be super expensive.  Build your own Lego tray for your Lego fans for a small fraction of the price. My kids have these and love them.

DIY silly putty laying flat.

24. Color Changing Silly Putty

Homemade Color Changing Silly Putty is very easy to make and the kids will absolutely love it.  This is the perfect DIY silly putty activity to keep the kids entertained.

Rainbow made with puffy paint.

25. Puffy Paint

Puffy Paint is a blast to play with and very easy to make at home. Anyone can easily make this and it is perfect for gifts.

Mermaid Crayson on paper.

26. Mermaid Crayons

It is so easy learn how to make crayons shaped like mermaid tails. This DIY is so simple to make and even more fun to play with. This is such a cute gift.

Sock snowman standing up.

27. Sock Snowman

Transform socks into an adorable snowman that is so much fun to make and makes a great gift.

Glow in the dark bouncy balls\.

28. DIY Bouncy Balls

Bouncy Balls are so much fun and these glow in the dark bouncy balls are even more exciting! Kids will absolutely love these.

Jolly Rancher suckers in a pile.

29. Jolly Rancher Suckers

Turn your Jolly Rancher hard candies into tasty lollipops that are perfect for kids and so delicious. I think this is a great idea and would make a lovely gift or stocking stuffer. Another idea is to make these for gifts for classmates or party favors.

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You don’t have to spend a lot of time or money for a fun gift. Choose a handmade gift and get started today. Each of these gift ideas will provide so much fun without much expense.

It also helps to encourage the kids to reduce screen time and play with toys or get active outside. It is a win for everyone and will create lasting memories for the entire family.

These simple homemade gifts for kids of all ages are easy to make, budget friendly and kid approved. 29 homemade gift ideas for kids they will love to play with. These fun ideas are perfect for Christmas, birthday gifts or any time of year. #onecrazymom #homemadegiftsforkids #diygiftsforkids

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