So, you’re looking for some cool and crafty gifts for some creative kids. But you’re passing on the potholder maker and you’re not really going gaga over the garden stone kit. You need some unique arts and crafts gift ideas for kids this Christmas.
This gift is the bee’s knees: Beeswax Candle Rolling Kit
With this beeswax candle rolling kit, old-fashioned meets super chic. Kids will find everything they need to create 12 candles. They can choose tapered or straight sided. These 100% pure beeswax candle kits are made in the U.S.A. Choose from the “winter” collection in blue and white or “holiday” collection in red, green, yellow and white.
This kit is new for Christmas 2010 and available from Heartsong (www.heartsong.com) for $19.99.
Upcycle old t-shirts with this stylish gift: Project Runaway Graphic T-shirt Design Center
The Project Runway challenge? Design a collection of graphic t-shirts. With over 200 pieces this kit offers gems, studs, metallic ribbon, fabric markers, stencils and more to allow kids ages and 8 and up to express their own style Project Runway worthy t-shirts.
The Project Runway Design Custom T-shirt Center is available from MindWare (www.mindware.com) for $29.95 for Christmas 2010.
This is a totally “cool” project with a “warm” ending: Starry Sky Not-A-Quilt
There are several versions of the knot a quilts but this Starry Sky Knot-A-Quilt is a favorite with preteens. Kids can create a super soft and colorful quilt with no sewing and no needles. The finished quilt is 51 inches by 43 inches and perfect for snuggling up with a book in winter.
The Starry Sky Knot-A-Quilt is exclusively at Hearthsong (www.hearthsong.com) for $29.98 for Christmas 2010.
They’ll “heart” it and it’s under $15.00: Color My Heart Pendants Kit
Kids can create 6 original necklace designs with hearts made of transparent resin and special paints in a variety of colors. Also comes with permanent marker, six yards rayon cord. For ages 5 and up, this craft gift is super sweet.
Color My Heart Pendants Kit is available exclusively from Hearthsong (www.hearthsong.com) for Christmas 2010. They’ll even gift wrap it for you too.
Here’s the ultimate arts and crafts gift for kids: Arts & Crafts Supply Center
If you’re still just not sure which way to turn, you can’t go wrong with the 20 drawers, fully loaded crafts supply center. It has all of the basics like markers, yarn, crafts and glue plus fun stuff like beads, sequins, glitter and pom poms. This is a crafty gift that will keep on giving the gift of creativity all year long. Just imagine the cards, puppets, school projects and rain day activities that kid can make with this cool craft gift.
The Arts & Crafts Supply Center is available from Toys to Grow On (www.ttgo.com) for 49.95 for Christmas 2010.