10+ ideas of homemade gifts for children to make and give!

There is something so special about receiving a gift that a child has made for you. It is wonderful for a child to spend time making something unique to give to someone, then for the child to see the gift being used or displayed.

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Here are some of our favourite simple homemade gift ideas that children can make at home: (click on the photos to find out more)

  1. Candle holder 2015-12-07 12.01.05
  2. Notepad


  3. Keyring 2015-06-17 12.29.13
  4. Art work on a canvas 2015-12-08 13.00.11
  5. Magnet 2016-06-27 11.58.13
  6. Plant pot – we simply used washi tape to decorate a pot and planted a bulb inside, for more information and other plant pot ideas click here.2016-02-22 16.52.15.jpg
  7. Decorate a mug- Using pens that can be used on porcelain decorate the mug then follow the instructions on the pens to make the paint heat-proof. 2016-07-07 13.07.53
  8. Coaster- Buy a white tile. Using a pens that can be used on porcelain decorate the tile then follow the instructions on the pen to make the paint heat proof. Finally glue a piece of felt to the bottom. 2016-07-07 13.07.23
  9. Candle – using candle paint (brought in the shop Tiger) we decorated a plain candle. 2015-12-21 09.19.29
  10. Decorate initials, numbers or words– Mache letters can be bought online or from hobbycraft then decorated. We splatter painted ours using slightly watered down ready mixed paint.2015-12-24 09.07.44
  11.  Personalised beer bottles! Click here to find out more. img_20160925_084500

Happy making xxx

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