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!
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.
45 craft kits for kids
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Learn To Sew children’s stitching craft kit
Teach your little ones how to sew with learn to sew craft kit for kids. You will get 8 colourful shapes and eight lengths of string for your kids to sew with. This kit is suitable for really young kids too because they can thread the birds, bees and flowers without a needle!
Galt Toys first sewing craft kit for kids
This craft kit for kids would make a great birthday or Christmas present. Suitable for ages 5+ your kids will love sewing their own bags, photo frame and pencil holder (pencils and notepad included too!). Galt Toys sell a whole range of craft kits for kids so check out their full range.
Animal hand puppet sewing kit for kids
It’s puppet show time! This craft kit for kids will allow your little ones to put on a show once they’ve finished sewing. The kit comes with everything you need including the plastic needle which makes this entire activity super safe no matter your childs age.
Animal keychain craft kit for kids
Your little ones will love this craft kit for kids because it allows them to sew their very own mini animal friends. This is a great kit because it comes with the materials to sew 13 different animal keychains – great if you have a birthday party, playdate or multiple kids to entertain.
Owl bag craft kit for kids
Help your kids sew their very own adorable bag with this sewing craft kit for kids. It comes with all the felt, yarn and templates you need to get them sewing. Plus they can colour in their owl then take it to school to show all their friends.
Butterfly cross stitch craft kit for kids
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 school bags and pencil cases once they’re finished.
6-in-1 cross stitch craft kits for kids
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.
Lovely Llama cross stitch kits for kids
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!
Wooden bookmark craft kits for kids
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 colored 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!
Wooden door hanger craft kit for kids
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!
Rainbowfish paper weaving craft kit
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.
Melissa & Doug Weaving Loom craft kit for kids
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.
Unicorn basket weaving craft kits for kids
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!
Children’s rainbow weaving craft kit
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!
Basket weaving craft kit for kids
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.
We have a whole guide to diamond painting here on Gathered including some diamond painting projects for adults!
Animal gem art craft kit
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.
Fox diamond painting craft kit for kids
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.
Bracelet craft kit for kids
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.
Magical diamond painting craft kit for kids
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!
Owl diamond painting craft kit for kids
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!
Shrink art craft kits for kids
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.
Paper hat craft kit for kids
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.
Paper daffodil craft kit for kids
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.
Origami craft kit for kids
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.
Dinosaur scratch art craft kit for kids
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.
Snap-on bracelet craft kit for kids
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.
Bead craft kit for kids
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.
Necklace pendant craft kit for kids
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.
Paracord bracelet craft kit for kids
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.
Jewellery box craft kit for kids
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.
Kandytoys pom pom craft kits for kids
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.
Flower pom pom craft kits for kids
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.
Flamingo pom pom craft kits for kits
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!
Klutz pom-pom backpack clips kit
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!
Caterpillar pom pom craft kit
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!
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.
Glow in the dark sand craft kits for kids
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.
Sand & glitter art picture kits
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.
Kinetic sand craft kit for kids
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!
So Sand DIY craft kit
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!
Birdhouse craft kit for kids
Bring nature into your garden with these cute birdhouse craft kits for kids. They’re really simple to construct (no glue needed) and your kids can go wild with the decoration.
Animal craft kit for kids
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.
Photo frame craft kit for kids
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.
Coin bank craft kit for kids
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.
Glider plane craft kits for kids
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.
Make sure you check out our free how to make loom band bracelets video too!