40+ Simple Handmade Gifts Your Kids Can Make
This post is full of links to other great blogs with instructions and suggestions for gifts your children can create for or under $5.
It includes gifts using newborn footprints, toddlers hand prints, preschool cut and glue projects as well as projects for older kids with adult supervision.
I hope you find them both useful in your gift giving and fun to do with your kids.
Many can be created with things you probably have on hand already.
Hand print, Foot Print, Thumb Print Gifts
Any of these ideas can be done on canvas, or put into a frame for a life long gift.
They range from everyday art to specific holidays.
Take the ideas and run with them!
Fun Handprint Art-Has Huge list of ideas (The entire blog)
Adorable “Wrapped around my finger quote”-From events to celebrate
Im hooked on Daddy-By Glued to My Crafts
Footprint Scarecrow-By Sweet and Lovely Crafts
Grandparents Day Gift Ideas-By Daily Leisure
Cute Christmas Handprints Crafts For Kids-By Crafty Morning
Christmas Handprint Plaque– By One Artsy Mama
8 Easy Winter Crafts Projects-By the Plaid Pallette (This has some great non-holiday ideas)
Handprint Flamingo – By Glued To My Crafts
Footprint Plaques– By Painting Me Happy
Cut, glue, create
Alphabet Block Snowman-By U Create ( I love this!)
Recycled CD Olaf– By Kids Activities Blog (Love this one too!)
DIY Pledge Glitter Ornaments– On Tursper
Handmade Ornaments – By Stephanie Lynn
Miniature Button Tree Ornament– By Childhood 101
DIY Crayon Monogram– By Strawberry Swing and Other Things
Bottle Cap Ornaments – By Yesterday On Tuesday (I Love these too!)
Olaf Mason Snowglobe– By Freebie Finding Mom
DIY: Pinecone Owl and Hedghog– By Whimsy Love (These are Adorable)
Twig Monogram-On Hometalk
Ribbon Tree Handmade Christmas Ornament-By All Free Kids Crafts
DIY Christmas Ornaments– By Passion For Savings
Molded Birdseed Ornaments-By Salktwater Kids
Rolled Paper Christmas Trees-By Her Tool Belt
Cupcake Christmas Tree Ornament– By One Perfect Day
Handmade Ornaments From Yard Clippings– By Road Rescue
Peppermint Candy Christmas Ornaments– By Hello Homebody
Twiggy Snowman Ornaments– By Michele Made Me
Lots of ideas
15 Kids Winter Crafts -By Second Chance to Dream
5 Easy Holiday Crafts for Kids- By Formula Mom
20 Father’s Day Gift Ideas With Kids- By Powerful Mothering (These are great for Christmas too.)
Simple Handmade Gifts Part 2 -One Good Thing By Jillee (Some for adults and some kids could do)
14 Cool Crafts for Teens– By Moms & Crafters
Forty Kid Made Crafts (That Grown-ups Will Really Use)– By Happy Hooligans
20+ Ornaments Toddlers Can Make– By The Pleasant Thing
A Collection Of Christmas Ornaments- By Sussle (I love the lighted snowman)
For more great ideas check into Pinterest.com!
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Check out last week’s post 250+ Handmade Gifts For Kids (including American Girl, Lego, Clothes, Tents, Playfood, etc… many costing next to nothing to make.)