Make and Takes DIY Holiday Gift Guide

Kids Craft

These DIY kids crafts are the perfect presents for the Holidays, as the kiddies get to be involved with putting it together. Whether they are coloring with these fun crayon rocks or designing their own stuffed animal, these presents will be sure to last longer than it took to unwrap the paper. Here’s my DIY picks for Kids Crafts.

Crayon Rocks

by Let’s Explore
$5.95

Wooden Doll Paint Kit

by Goose Grease
$12.00

Paper Doll Kit

by Paper Source
$19.95

DIY I Spy Kit

by ae baby
$9.50

Flannel Cake Kit

by Mahar Dry Goods
$50.00

Bead Ornament Kit

by Perler
$2.99

Pot Holders

by Klutz
$16.95

My Printies

by My Printies
$19.99


Home Craft

I’m happy to have Cricut Wish Card as a sponsor for this year’s DIY Holiday Gift Guide. With their fabulous cutting machine, you’ll want to stay in your crafting room for days this Holiday season. Along with a few other fun ideas for the crafter in you, here are my DIY picks for Home Crafts.

Cricut Expression

by Cricut
$349.99

Cricut Gypsy

by Cricut
$299.99

Very Merry Tags Cartridge

by Cricut
$19.99

Snowflake Cartridge

by Cricut
$19.99

Resin Pendant Kit

by Annie Howes Keepsakes
$20.00

Needle Felting Kit

by Fancy Tiger
$12.00

Twirly Skirt Bundle

by You Can Make This
$19.95

Terrariums

by Shane Lily Rain
$20.00


Food

There’s a little something for everyone in this section of food. The kids will have time to help and play in the kitchen, but you’ll get to have your turn too. Here’s my culinary picks for Food.

Cookie Decorating Kit

by William Sonoma
$19.95

Letter Molds

by Let’s Explore
$19.99

Play Cookie Set

by Gummy Lump
$15.96

Pioneer Woman

by The Pioneer Woman
$13.50

Kid's Kitchen Set

by Mahar Dry Goods
$26.00

Easy Bake Oven

by Hasbro
$18.00

Indian Spice Kit

by Purpose Design
$17.00

Child Chopsticks

by Let’s Explore
$2.29


Fun

Who would not want to flingshot a monkey or even showcase your ant farm with illumination? These toys and games are sure to be a hit at your house this Holiday season. Here’s my picks for a little DIY Fun.

Bendaroos

by Bendaroos
$15.28

Juggling Kit

by Klutz
$14.95

Play-Doh Creativity Center

by Hasbro
$29.99

Flingshot Monkeys

by Hearthsong
$8.98

Crayola Glow Dome

by Crayola
$22.97

Antworks Illuminated

by Fascinations
$27.15

Boom Splat Kablooey

by Klutz
$19.95

Creepy Crawler Oven

by Creepy Crawlers
$29.99


Children’s Picture Books

This list of books comes from a childhood favorite of mine, a story I’ve come to love through teaching, and favorites of my own children. I hope you’ll enjoy this list as much as I do. Here’s my picks for Children’s Picture Books.

Knuffle Bunny

by Mo Willems
$10.87

The Monster at the End of this Book

by Jon Stone
$8.99

Today I Feel Silly

by Jamie Lee Curtis
$12.23

Goggles

by Ezra Jack Keats
$6.99

Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Patridge

by Mem Fox
$7.99

Olivia

by Ian Falconer
$9.71

Jan Brett Christmas Treasury

by Jan Brett
$26.37

My Quiet Book

by My Growing Season
$26.95


Craft & Entertainment Books

Many books on this list are ones that I’ve been wanting to thumb through, mark up, and dog ear pages. Each one is a different area of the crafting world, I could just eat it all up. Here’s my picks for DIY Craft Books.

Dangerous Book for Boys

by Conn Iggulden
$15.75

Handmade Home

by Amanda Soule
$14.93

Home, Paper, Scissors

by Patricia Zapata
$13.95

Knit the Season

by Kate Jacobs
$26.16

Bend the Rules with Fabric

by Amy Karol
$14.93

Softies: Plush Pals

by Therese Laskey
$13.57

Guide to Artful Sewing

by Crafty Chica
$14.93

Cupcakes!

by Lynn Koolish
$13.22
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