Things to buy for your crafty kid- gift guide!

Need some fun things to buy for your crafty kid? I put together a totally fun list of great things we love in to create with! 

My daughter loves to craft! So each year she gets lots of fun crafts supplies and kits! I thought I would share some of our very favorites to help get the creative juices flowing! If you are looking for fun activities to do- check out our kids craft camp!

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Craft supplies

Let’s start with fun craft supplies! These are all great things to have in an art kit!

It’s always fun to include some fun things to use the supplies on! My kids LOVE getting new blank sketch books!



These are all books we have purchased! Fun sticker activities, drawing prompts and lettering books! If you love books as much as we do-Check out Klutz books! We have lots of these- airplane making, lego, and knots!

Christmas themed art projects

In case you are looking for fun craft kits that are holiday themed:


There are lots of great kits out there that have everything you need!


We have done about 5 of these (my daughter requests them every birthday!) They are here on mindware!

Kiwi Crate

We love kiwi Crate. You can do a subscription that comes month or just a one time buy. you can pick doodle crate, tinker crate- you can pick age range. It comes with everything except basics you already have one hand! My daughter looked forward to her crate every month!


DIY your own!

I do have a very specific craft kits that tell you exactly what to buy with a printable that links to the craft! Grab glue, salt, watercolor and paper and you have all th makings for salt art craft!  Head here to see the details! It would make a perfect gift idea!

I did make up a generic printable if you want to put together some fun things to buy for your crafty kid- put them in a fun basket with some paint brushes, stickers, stamps, coloring markers and some of the fun things I listed above!

Grab the printable below!


About Kimbo

Kimbo blogs at A girl and a glue gun–where she puts her hot glue gun to good use (as well as her vinyl cutter and sewing machine) She loves all crafts and is thrifty (the nice way to say she’s cheap) So she is constantly trying to come up with fast and easy projects that won’t break the bank! She lives in Idaho with her hot husband and 3 kiddos.