Little girls are easier to please than many people realize, and gifts do not have to come from the store to generate lots of smiles. Some of the best Christmas presents of all are homemade, and not only will they save money over ready-to-wrap store-bought items, but they are often higher in quality. Consider these fantastic homemade Christmas gifts for little girls, and give the girls on your Christmas list quality presents while spending less money.
Gifts of Homemade Jewelry Kits for Little Girls
Little girls love making jewelry, but kits especially made for little girls are way overpriced, especially when filled with nothing but plastic. Instead of buying a ready-made set that initially looks good but is really filled with junk, put together homemade jewelry making kits. Little girls from age five to ten absolutely love them.
When buying gifts of beads and supplies for little girls, visit a local craft store, and buy an inexpensive sectioned craft container with a snap-on lid. Also buy a variety of inexpensive glass beads and stretchy cord. Put together a jewelry making kit with beads in every color of the rainbow and enough cord to make dozens of beautiful items. The necklaces and bracelets that can be made with this homemade Christmas gift will be more like mom’s jewelry instead of the cheap plastic toy varieties found in the toy department. Little girls notice the difference between plastic pony beads and beautiful glass varieties. They will love it!
Homemade Paper Dolls are Great Christmas Gifts for Little Girls
Before deciding that paper dolls are too difficult to make when looking for homemade Christmas gifts for little girls, consider the many free printable items available online. Why buy gifts of paper dolls when they can be printed on cardstock and laminated? Visit the article entitled Free Printable Paper Dolls for tips and lots of great printable links. Gifts of paper dolls can be placed in plastic Christmas containers. These high-quality homemade Christmas gifts for little girls are sure to be a big hit!
Gifts of Homemade Gift Baskets for Little Girls
Gift baskets are like Easter baskets to little girls. They never know what gifts and treasures might be tucked beneath the shreds of paper. Homemade baskets filled with bath supplies or other beauty items make fantastic Christmas gifts for little girls.
Line a handled wicker basket or plastic container with shredded tissue paper. Ordinary tissue paper can be easily shredded in a paper shredder instead of purchased. This will save money that can be spent on Christmas gifts instead.
Fill the homemade Christmas basket gifts with small containers of bubble bath, tablets that color bathwater, decorative soaps, shampoo, conditioner, hair embellishments, and more. Use ordinary clear cellophane to wrap the Christmas basket, and secure it with a bow at the top. Little girls love these types of homemade Christmas gifts. Best of all, with baskets, the homemade gift possibilities are endless!