Easy Kids Crafts with Craft Activity Kits – Great for Holiday Gifts Too!

by Melanie Edwards on December 10, 2012 · 1 comment

in Kids, Kids Activities & Crafts

Wooden Craft Activity Kit for Kids, Wooden Birdhouse

Crafts have never really been my thing. My mom used to create cute decorations for her house when I was younger, but I never joined her in doing so. It’s never been something I’ve had a talent for. Now that I have children, though, I wish I was more creative in that aspect and could come up with cute craft activities to do with the kids. Luckily, craft kits exist to help parents like me that come with all the necessary items and instructions to guide me in the creative process.

Craft Activity Kits for Kids

I take the opportunity to use craft kits together with my daughter, especially, since baby boy is typically too young for those types of crafts. She enjoys doing crafts together, so this way I’m able to enjoy such an activity with her, without becoming stressed that I don’t know what I’m doing. We recently had the chance to check out a few craft products sold at Walmart and test them out together; you can see them in the photo above.

My baby girl chose to complete the Made by Me Birdhouse first. We both enjoyed the ease of putting it together and she even commented it was cool we didn’t need any nails! All necessary items and tools came with the kit, which makes it so convenient for people like me that aren’t crafty. After quickly snapping the pieces in place, she began to paint her new birdhouse – don’t you love the vibrant colors she’s chosen so far?

We’re thinking of giving one of the items as a gift to one of her cousins because my daughter is sure she’ll love it. In fact, we often purchase craft or art kits when buying presents for birthdays and holidays – I love it because it’s so much better than accumulating big toys the kids will only play with for a bit! These particular kits are all really affordable too; the birdhouse we completed is only $9.97.

Have you ever tried a craft kit or do you typically create your own crafts?

Disclosure: modernmami.com and its owner, Melanie Edwards, is a member of the Walmart Moms program, resulting in compensation for this post.

Photos © modernmami

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1 Carolyn Nguyen March 20, 2013 at 9:18 am

Hi Melanie – Craft kits are the way to go! They usually come pre-packaged with all supplies included, and I love that you don’t have to design the craft yourself! My 5-year old daughter loves crafting as a way to bring creativity to her day. I offer kids craft kits (fixed subscriptions and a la carte) that can you can purchase as holiday or birthday gifts – conveniently delivered to your door. I would love if you could stop by http://www.carefreecrafts.com.
Have a great day!

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