November 16, 2023

40+ Gift Ideas Made by Kids

40+ kid made gifts adults will love

We all love a thoughtful handmade gift! We’ve searched the internet to find the best gifts made by kids! Perfect for Birthdays, Christmas, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Teacher appreciation or just because! Here you go…


Keep photos forever by transferring them onto wood! Learn how here.


This Sand Footprint Keepsake is oh so adorable & easy to make! Find the instructions here.


This DIY Rag Rug is the perfect gift for anyone! It’s also super fun to make! Get the instructions here.


These Personalised Coasters can be made for about 50 cents each! Such an adorable keepsake! Head here to learn how to make yours!

Personalised clock

Make a Personalised Clock! Such a special & thoughtful idea! Head here to learn how!


This Personalised Crayon Frame is perfect for the ultimate Teacher Appreciation gift! Learn how to make yours here.


These Sharpie Art Coasters are as fun to make as they are to give! There’s a fab video tutorial for this one too! Head here for it.

Lego Soap

How precious are these Lego Soaps! Head here to make your own!

Finger Knitted Rug

This Finger Knitted Rug is an ideal way to build up the kids fine motor skills as well as doubling as a gorgeous gift! Head here for the instructions.


This Crayon Pen Holder is the perfect Teacher Appreciation gift! Head here for the DIY details.

wooden memory game

This Wooden Memory Game is the gift that keeps on giving. Making family game night very special! Head here to learn how to make a set.


These DIY Personalised Magnets are just too adorable! Head here to learn how to make yours!


You can make these adorable Personalised Tea Towels very easily! Head here to learn how!

Salt dough jewellery

This Salt Dough Jewellery is as fun to make as it is to wear! A beautiful keepsake made with love! Head here for the DIY details!


These Homemade Bath Salts smell divine. Perfect for Mother’s Day! Get the recipe here.

emboridery hoop

This precious Family Portrait Embroidery Hoop is one to keep forever. Learn how to make it here.


This Thumbprint Flower Pot is the perfect personalised gift of that Green Thumb in your life! Head here for all of the DIY details.

Hand warming Mug

These ‘Hand Warming Mugs‘ are too cute to handle (pun intended). Get the DIY details here.


This adorable Thumbprint Necklace is made out of homemade clay and is the perfect gift for anyone! Learn how to make yours here.


This adorable Lego Rescue Soap is a great gift made by kids for kids! Click here for the DIY details.

family handprint keepsake

This Family Handprint Keepsake is a precious addition to any wall! Head here for all of the instructions!

silhouette ornaments

These Silhouette Ornaments are surprisingly easy to make and are oh so precious! Learn how here.

rock art

These Handmade Decorative Rocks double as an art project for kids too! Great paperweight for the office! Get the instructions here.

clay bead necklace

This Clay Bead Necklace is so precious! A gift a child can make with love! Head here for the DIY details.

footprint canvas

This Footprint Canvas is so easy to make and is a perfect way to capture those teeny feet! A great gift for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Christmas or Birthdays! Head here for the easy instructions.


We are loving these Sharpie Art Bookmarks! A perfect gift for the bookworm in your life! Head here to learn how to make yours.

Footprint Keepsake

This Sand Footprint Keepsake is so popular! A gift to last a lifetime that doesn’t cost a fortune to make! Head here for all the details – included a Youtube Tutorial!


These precious Hand Print Aprons are perfect for Mums & Grandmas! Get the instructions here.

bling magnets

These ‘Bling Magnets’ are the perfect way to hang artwork and bills to the fridge! Head here to learn how to make yours.

snoe globe

Preserve those precious toys with this DIY Snow Globe! Learn how here.


Here’s a clever way to get creative in the garden! The perfect gift for any Dad! Learn how to make yours here.


A piece of art to hang on the wall is a perfect gift, especially if it’s hand made! This ‘Water Pistol Canvas Art‘ project is fun for kids to make too! Learn how here.

Sock Monkey

Two words, Sock Monkey’s! Who wouldn’t want one of these adorable guys! Head here to learn how to make your own!

Beach Memory Jar

This Beach Memory Jar is the perfect gift to remember that special holiday! Learn how to make it here.

story stones

These Story Stones are a great gift for kids – particularly for car travel! Learn how to make them here.


These Paddlepop Stick Puzzles are a fun way to gift a photo in a creative way! Head here for the instructions!

heart mug

We love this adorable Heart Mug! They are even easy enough for Toddler to make! Learn how here.


Here’s a great way to recycle those old crayons and make new Shaped Crayons! Follow the adorable ‘how to’s’ here.


This Hand Shaped Ring Dish is so precious, we are in love! Head here for the DIY instructions.


These Fabric Resist Pillows are simply adorable! A treasure to feature in any lounge room. Head here for all the fun instructions!


These Paddlepop Stick Pencil Holders are so simple, yet so darn cute! Head here to learn how to make your own.

baby keepsake

You can make these precious Baby Print Keepsakes out of clay you make at home! The perfect gift for Grandparents! Head here for all the details.


Teach the kids how to make their own Oatmeal Soap at home, then gift it for a sweet smelling present! Head here to learn how!

We hope you found some inspiration for your next DIY Gift! What was your favourite? Let us know via the comment section 🙂

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2 thoughts on “40+ Gift Ideas Made by Kids

  1. Wow, a ton of fun ideas and not a single one involves macaroni! I love these and look forward to making some of them with my daughter as holiday gifts!

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