DECEMBER 11TH, 2008 12:41PM PST 

Let kids get in on the handmade fun with this list of gifts that children can make with a little help from adults.

*Martha has directions for turning a child's drawing into a personalized handkerchief. *Se7en shows us how to keep kids busy during the holidays while letting them help out with Se7en Gifts Kids Can Make for Adults. I like the stress ball idea!*Let kids paint their own self portraits for family members. Grab the how-to on Living Lorcuto. *This beaded ornament project on Make and Takes is the perfect craft for children to make for family members.
*Visit The Crafty Crow for a big list of easy gifts kids can make. *Se7en has seven great gifts that kids can make for kids!*Kids will have fun making clothespin angel ornaments for everyone on their list. *Traced hand prints become embroidered gifts with this idea from Plum Pudding.
*Kids will love making custom paper silhouette gifts. Grab the how-to on Design Sponge. *Help kids make felt candy cane mice for all their friends with this template from Skip to My Lou. *Help a budding artist turn her drawings into unique coasters. Simply substitute a child's artwork for the wrapping paper in this Martha tutorial. *Let kids supply the artwork for this printable calender on grandparents.com.
*Turn a clamp seal jar into an easy custom cookie jar with this how-to from grandparents.com.*If your child can tie a knot he can make a new-sew fleece blanket! Grab the how-to on CraftBlog. *Kids of all ages can use markers to personalize a notepad for a special someone. Find the how-to on Martha. *Se7en has more ideas for getting kids in on the holiday DIY with Se7en Gifts Kids Can Make for Adults.

4 Responses to “Gifts Kids Can Make”

  1. heather Says:

    I really want to make little silhouettes of my boys this year. They have such cute chubby cheek profiles right now!

    Also, my mom suggested making the clothespin angels to look like family members, which would be super cute!

  2. Fern Says:

    Thank you for linking to the no sew blanket :D

  3. se7en Says:

    Thanks so much for linking to us, we are so privileged and excited to make it onto One Pretty Thing.

  4. Asianmommy Says:

    Love the beaded ornaments–so cute!

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