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50 fun craft kits for kids!

Get creative with your kids by picking up one of these fun craft kits for kids. There's everything from sewing craft kits and jewellery making to pom pom kits and weaving.

rainbow fish weaving craft kits for kids

Keeping your kids entertained can be hard enough especially when you’ve got added lockdowns, school holidays and bank holidays. Prising them away from the TV do something educational or creative can be tricky but that’s where we come in! We’ve collected over 40 craft kits for kids in a range of ages and skill levels for you to choose from. We’ve collected a huge range of craft kits so if you know what your kids love most (sewing, cross-stitch, pom poms etc) you can jump straight to that section and find the perfect craft kit for your kids. Buying all the materials separately for these projects can be costly which is why we think these craft kits for kids are a great value for money. Plus many of the kits have multiple projects inside keeping them entertained for longer!

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So whether you’re buying one for a stocking filler, a playdate activity or just a summer holiday distraction, scroll on to find your perfect craft kit for kids. For more kids craft round-up make sure you check out our egg box crafts and our popsicle stick crafts which use materials you might have around your home.

50 craft kits for kids

If you enjoy these craft kits for kids make sure you head to our 50 craft kits for adults to pick yourself up a passion project!

Cross stitch kits for kids

For some adult, cross stitch patterns head to our free cross stitch patterns roundup and our collection of free baby cross stitch patterns.

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Butterfly cross stitch craft kit for kids

Butterfly cross stitch keyring craft kit for kids

Baker Ross, £4.95 for 5

This super cute cross stitch keyring kit will be a hit with your kids. It comes with the pre-punched butterfly templates attached to keychains and seven colourful threads. This is a fab activity for your kids because you can attach their creations to their schoolbags and pencil cases once they’re finished.

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6-in-1 cross stitch craft kits for kids

cross stitch kits for kids

Amazon, £6.16

The Kreative Kids Store sell plenty of craft kit for kids but this one is a great price. It comes with six assorted embroidery boards and a range of different designs for your kids to stitch. There’s a dog, cat butterfly,  heart, flower and whale for them to choose from.

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Lovely Llama cross stitch kits for kids

Lovely Llama Colour-in Cross Stitch Kits

Baker Ross, £3.95 for 5

This cross stitch craft kit for kids is ideal for young children. Get them to colour in the llama and then help them cross stitch through the holes. It comes with thread and a plastic needle making is both fun and safe!

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Wooden bookmark craft kits for kids

Wooden bookmark craft kits for kids

Amazon, £6.99

URATOT has designed these craft kits for kids at a really affordable price. The kit comes with six pre-punched bookmarks, eight ribbons to add to the top, four needles and bunches of different coloured cross-stitch threads. This craft kit for kids is for older children though as the needles are not plastic. This is a craft for supervised teens! 

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Wooden door hanger craft kit for kids

Wooden door hanger craft kit for kids

Baker Ross, £3.95 for 4

Baker Ross is the place to go for craft kits for kids and we think your little ones will love making these door hangers for their bedrooms. The kit comes with everything they’ll need, you’ll just need to help them stitch their names or the words GET OUT!

Weaving craft kits for kids

Want to take up weaving? We have a beginners guide to weaving techniques right here on Gathered alongside loads of free weaving projects like our woven bookmarks.

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Melissa & Doug Weaving Loom craft kit for kids

weaving craft kit for kids

Amazon, £31.36

We absolutely love this weaving loom by Melissa & Doug. It’s just like the adult looms you can buy so your little ones will truly feel like mini crafters. The craft kit comes with an adjustable wooden loom, giant wooden needle, craft materials, an informative booklet and most importantly 83 metres of rainbow yarn! Everything you need to get them weaving.

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Children’s rainbow weaving craft kit

weaving craft kits for kids

Etsy, £6

More rainbow craft kits for kids! This mini weaving kit comes with the yarn, needle and cardboard loom all ready for them to start weaving. Once they’re finished you can cut their creation off the cardboard and turn it into a cute coaster!

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Children’s Weaving + Threading craft kit

Children's Weaving + Threading craft kit

Etsy, £12.50

Great for toddlers, this craft kit for kids will help little ones practise threading and weaving. The kit comes with three weaving boards in fun animal shapes and thread to weave with. Its wooden needle is even safer than plastic ones and more sustainable making it perfect for very young children.

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M mini weaving loom craft kit for kids

Easy to do weaving craft kit for kids

Amazon, £9.30

This weaving craft kit for kids will allow your child to make their own mini coasters just like the professionals. It comes with detailed instructions and would be a lovely project for a parent and child to do together.

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Round loom weaving kit for kids

Round weaving loom craft kits for kids

Amazon, £11.52

Quirky craft kits for kids are even more fun and this round loom weaving project is an example. If your kids want to try something different to the standard square/paper weaving then pick up this round loom craft kit from Amazon.

Basket weaving kits for kids

If you fancy trying this craft yourself then check out our beginners guide to basket weaving written by expert Tabara from La Basketry.

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Unicorn basket weaving craft kits for kids

unicorn basket weaving craft kits for kids

Baker Ross, £3.95 for 4

We love these basket weaving craft kit for kids because they make a great party activity! Buy a pack from Baker Ross, let your kids and their friends craft their own unicorn baskets then set up a magical treasure hunt for them. They can find all the goods and place them in their newly made baskets. A fab alternative to party bags!

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 Flower basket weaving craft kit for kids

basket weaving kits for kids

Amazon, £16.89

NUOBESTY have created a 10 piece basket weaving kit for kids that’s reusable and tons of fun to play with! The craft kit comes with 10 different coloured baskets which you can weave together in different formations using the coloured rope provided. This kit will have your kids creativity flowing as they work out how to attach different baskets together. 

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Basket weaving craft kit for kids

basket weaving craft kits for kids

Baker Ross, £5.95 for 6

Kids will love this basket weaving kit because they can use it after! Baker Ross is great for craft kits for kids because each kit comes with absolutely everything you need. Colourful raffia and precut basket template are included and kids could use it after to store toys, treats or even give to gran and grandpa as a gift.

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Wooden basket weaving kit for kids

basket weaving kits for kids Baker Ross

Amazon, £10.12

Help your kids to sew their own cute wooden baskets with Baker Ross’s basket weaving kit for kids. There’s everything you need to construct the baskets in the kit and then you can teach your little ones how to weave paper through the spokes to create the finished basket. Then they can store all their treasures inside!

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basket weaving kit for kids

DizzyRhino's weaving kit for kids

Etsy, £20 for the small

This basket weaving craft kit for kids will allow your child to make a funky pencil pot by weaving different coloured thread around the base. It’s super easy and fun for the kids and you get a practical storage solution out of it!

Paper weaving for kids

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Rainbowfish paper weaving craft kit

rainbow fish weaving craft kits for kids

Baker Ross, £5.95 for 6

Paper weaving is the easiest form of weaving for kids. This rainbow fish craft kit for kids is great for all ages and comes with pre-cut fish templates and rainbow ribbon so you can just leave them to it.

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Folia braiding and paper weaving kit for kids

Folia braiding and paper weaving kit for kids

Amazon, £4.39

This craft kit for kids by Foila, a brand that specialises in foil and paper crafts. This kit is perfect for kids ages 3+ and comes with 16 different fun motifs and 190 coloured papers for your kids to get creative with. Help them to weave the papers in and out of the friendly animals and improve their motor skills in the process.

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Colourful animal paper weaving kit for kids

paper weaving craft kits for kids

Etsy, £6.95

This animal paper weaving craft kit has 96 colourful strips of origami paper inside along with instructions on how to thread them through four different animals. It’s the ideal paper weaving kit for toddlers and will get them to practice their threading and colour recognition.

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Hot air balloon paper weaving kit for kids

baker ross paper weaving kit for kids

Amazon, £8.95

One of the reasons we love Baker Ross’s craft kits for kids is because each one comes with everything you need for a rainy day activity. No last-minute supplies forgotten! This sweet hot air balloon kit will teach your kids how to weave and then can be hung in their room or window for decoration.

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HOWAF’s paper weaving kit for kids

paper weaving kits for kids

Amazon, £9.99

This adorable eight pack weaving kit is as fun as it is sparkly. Inside the kit, there’s 6 DIY felt fabric shapes, ribbons to thread, googly eyes and two sheets of stickers self-adhesive. Not only will your little ones learn how to paper weave (well ok ribbon weave!) but they’ll also be able to create and decorate their characters with the extras provided.

Diamond painting kits for kids

We have a whole guide to diamond painting here on Gathered including some diamond painting projects for adults!

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Animal gem art craft kit

Diamond painting craft kits for kids

Baker Ross, £6.95 for 4

Help your kids make their own sparkling mini masterpieces with these gem art packs. They’re self-adhesive so glue is required just a lot of imagination.

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Fox diamond painting craft kit for kids

Fox Diamond painting craft kit for kids

Amazon, £5.99

Kids can make their own foxy friend with this colourful diamond painting kit. Amazon sells several different diamond painting craft kits for kids so have a browse through their different animals. There’s everything from Pandas and dogs to unicorns and racoons.

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Bracelet craft kit for kids

diamond painting craft kit for kids braclets

Etsy, £8.99

Turn their diamond painting creations into a wearable bracelet with this craft kit for kids. There’s three sparkly fabric bracelets with fasteners in the kit and the Diamond Dotz they’ll need. The hardest part will be for them to choose which design they want to create.

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Magical diamond painting craft kit for kids

Magical diamond painting craft kit for kids

Amazon, £18.99

This craft kit for kids is a mega one for a really affordable price! Your kids can make 12 magical diamond painting designs all with added sparkle and shine. They can then add their designs to their notebooks because each design is actually a sticker!

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Owl diamond painting craft kit for kids

owl diamond painting craft kit for kids

Amazon, £9.59

Diamond paint some feathered friends with your tweens and teens with this affordable craft kit for kids. It comes with 5 owl keychains, diamond dotz and the glue they’ll need to secure their design. Add to their school bags once they’ve finished so they can show all their friends!

Papercraft kits for kids

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Shrink art craft kits for kids

shrink art craft kits for kids

Amazon, £12.99

There’s tons of shrink art craft kits for kids online and we guarantee your kids will love them. This craft kit for kids by Purple Ladybug has everything you need inside including these cute templates. Your kids will be able to make mini dinosaurs, flames, unicorns and more.

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Paper hat craft kit for kids

paper hat craft kits for kids

Amazon, £11.95

This craft kit for kids is perfect party entertainment! Get your kids to use the stickers, feathers, pom poms and more to decorate their own colourful party hats. It’s a fail-safe kids activity that they can wear when the birthday cake comes out.

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Paper daffodil craft kit for kids

Paper daffodil craft kit for kids

Baker Ross, £5.72

This is the ideal spring craft kit for kids. Help your little ones craft two of their own daffodils using the tissue paper, foam pieces, pipe cleaners and instructions included in the kit. These flowers will never die and would make a cute Easter gift for their grandparents.

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Origami craft kit for kids

Origami craft kit for kids

Amazon, £12.99

Fold up some paper animals with your tweens using this bumper craft kit for kids. It includes 10 kinds of animal origami which they can colour in then help you to fold.

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Dinosaur scratch art craft kit for kids

dinosaur magnets craft kits for kids

Baker Ross, £3.95 for pack of 10

Scratch-art is a fun activity for kids of all ages. There’s lots of different types of craft kits for kids available but this dinosaur kit is great for smaller children. They can scratch fun rainbow patterns and learn the different names of dinosaurs at the same time.

Jewellery making craft kits for kids

For some adult jewellery making projects check out our tassel earrings tutorial, seed bead bracelets and top DIY jewellery kits round up.

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Snap-on bracelet craft kit for kids

snap on bracelets craft kits for kids

Baker Ross, £4.95 for 4

Lots of jewellery making craft kits for kids aren’t suitable for very young children due to choking hazards. This one though is great because they’re entirely made from foam! Help your kids make their own snap bracelets with this craft kit which includes lots of different sized hearts for them to decorate with.

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Bead craft kit for kids

Jewellery craft kits for kids

Amazon, £9.64

Galt Toys are back with another fab craft kit for kids. This one includes tons of colourful and shiny beads for your kids to thread and make their own bracelets and necklaces. We especially love this craft kit because your kids will also be able to make their own hair clips, rings and clip-on earrings.

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Necklace pendant craft kit for kids

DIY Necklace Pendant craft kit for kids

Amazon, £12.50

Teens can make their own necklaces with this craft kit for kids. It comes with everything you need to make easy and fun pendant necklaces. Lots of pictures are included but you could always print your own photos, characters and designs to pop into their necklaces too. We have a similar project here on Gathered for adults which shows you how to make resin jewellery.

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Paracord bracelet craft kit for kids

paracord bracelet craft kit for kids

Baker Ross, £4.95 for 6

Ideal for testing teens knotting ability, this craft kit for kids will teach them how to make their own paracord bracelets. It comes with colourful cords with which to make the bracelet and we love these easy to attach clasps.

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Jewellery box craft kit for kids

jewellery box craft kit for kids

Amazon, £12.99

Now they’ve got lots of handmade jewellery they’ll need somewhere to keep it! This sparkly jewellery box craft kit allows your kids to match the 450 gems to the pattern to create a lovely jewellery box.

Pom pom craft kits for kids

If you’re completely new to the world of pom poms head to our how to make a pom pom tutorial. how to make resin jewellery

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Kandytoys pom pom craft kits for kids

pom pom craft kit for kids

Amazon, £3.95

These mini pom pom craft kits for kids make fab gifts and come in a range of animals. It comes with everything you need to make either a chick, bunny, ladybird and owl. Just beware that you purchase one kit for £3.95 and one kit will be randomly sent, you can’t choose your animal.

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Flower pom pom craft kits for kids

Flower pom pom craft kits for kids

Baker Ross, £5.95 for 5

This is a pom pom craft for really young kids that will welcome spring into your home. It comes with seven assorted pom pom colours and 5 flower templates. The best part? The flowers have peel-off sticky surfaces so no glue is required, just get your kids to press the pom poms on and they’re done.

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Flamingo pom pom craft kits for kits

Flamingo pom pom craft kits for kits

Hobbycraft, £2.50

Let your kids make these fun little flamingos with Hobbycrafts pom pom craft kits for kids. They have a range of animals but we loved the bright colour of these flamingos. These nifty kits would make great stocking fillers too!

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Klutz pom-pom backpack clips kit 

Klutz pom-pom backpack clips kit

Amazon, £10.66

Older kids will love making these pom pom keychains for their school bags using this craft kit for kids. It comes with a 32-page book of instructions which makes crafting them really easy. Alongside the fluffy pom poms, the kit comes with precut foam animal heads, keychains, glue, glitter foam sheets and much more!

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Caterpillar pom pom craft kit

Caterpillar pom pom craft kits for kids

Hobbycraft, £2.50

We absolutely love this pom pom caterpillar craft kit for kids. It reminds us of The Very Hungry Caterpillar so would make a great project for your kids to make alongside reading the book. It’s super simple and comes with pom poms, googly eyes and pipe cleaners. You just need to provide glue!

Sand craft kits for kids

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Cupcake sand

cupcake sand craft kits for kids

Baker Ross, £3.95

Make some delicious looking cupcakes with Baker Ross’ cupcake sand art kit. Help them to pour sand, glitter, or coloured water into these cute cupcakes to make different designs. You can keep pouring them out and refilling too for endless fun.

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Glow in the dark sand craft kits for kids

Glow In The Dark kinetic sand craft kits for kids

Amazon, £6.99

This sand craft kit for kids is a step up from your normal sand because it’s glow in the dark! There’s six sand projects inside as well as all the different colours, glowing sand, funnel and design tool.

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Sand & glitter art picture kits

Sand craft kits for kids

Baker Ross, £3.95 pack of 8

Sand art is an easy and fun way for kids to get creative. It comes with eight sticky designs so they can pour their sand on and create a picture. This kit doesn’t come with the sand but you can also buy this through Baker Ross.

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Kinetic sand craft kit for kids

kinetic sand craft kits for kids

Amazon, £7.49

Kinetic sand is always a winner with kids and this craft kit will go down a treat. The kit comes with six tools they can use to mix, squish and mould the rainbow colours. Plus the sand is made from entirely natural products so it’s ok for little hands!

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So Sand DIY craft kit

sand craft kit for kids

Amazon, £13

This sand craft kit for kids is as satisfying as it is pretty. Suitable for 10+ it’s the ideal gift for teens who can shape, slice, cut, squish & crush sand in one tidy place!

Wood craft kits for kids

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Bird feeder craft kit for kids

wooden-bird-feeder craft kits for kids

Baker Ross, £5.95 for 3

Bring nature into your garden with Baker Rosses cute bird feeder craft kits for kids. They’re really simple to construct (no glue needed) and your kids can go wild with the decoration. We also have a DIY birdhouse project for adults right here on Gathered too!

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Animal craft kit for kids

wood animal craft kits for kids

Amazon, £5.14

Lanero’s craft kits for kids are super beautiful and perfect for older kids who want to construct and paint. You’ll receive two different animals to construct and paint and paintbrushes to decorate with.

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Photo frame craft kit for kids

photo frame craft kit for kids

Baker Ross, £5.95 for 4

Frame your little ones favourite memories with this cute craft kit for kids. Assemble the frame after your kids have coloured in the flowers then pop in a photo or drawing your kids have done.

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Coin bank craft kit for kids

Coin bank craft kit for kids

Baker Ross, £5.95 for 3

Money boxes help teach your kids about saving, adding and money control which is why this craft kit for kids is so great! Get them to decorate with pens, glitter and gems then assemble. Plus it will be so easy for your kids to get their coins out when they want to spend.

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Glider plane craft kits for kids

Glider planes craft kit for kids

Amazon, £5.99

Ok so this craft kit for kids is technically foam, not wood but we loved it too much not to include it. Get your kids to colour in these four foam planes using the fibre pens included then test them out in the garden.

We hope you’ve enjoyed our craft kits for kids and have found the perfect one for your little ones. For some free kids projects make sure you check out our easter crafts for kids and our paper crafts for kids round ups.

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Make sure you check out our free how to make loom band bracelets video too!