There’s nothing quite like a craft kit to keep kids happy and entertained – rather than have something to ‘just’ play with, they have to make the items first and, in many cases, learn about them along the way. We’ve chosen some brilliant kits for you to peruse, with subjects as diverse as dinosaurs, painted rocks, and beautiful soaps and bath bombs which will tempt them into the tub for sure. They’ll never be bored again!
Paper Airplane Kit
Paper airplanes are instant boredom busters but this kit will show kids how to create some incredible models, and even includes a special launcher to get them up in the air.
Glow In The Dark Rock Painting Kit
Rock painting is a great craft for kids which has taken off in a big way, and this superb kit contains everything they’ll need to create stunning glow-in-the-dark designs on the ten rocks included.
Pressed Flower Art Kit
Pressing flowers is a dying art, but you can revive it again with this craft kit which comes with a 4 inch flower press and detailed instructions for kids to make their own.
My First Origami Kit
Anyone who can do origami will always be a hit at parties and family gatherings, so equip them with the knowledge to create 22 different models using the double-sided sheets and instructions included.
Book Making Kit
They say everyone has a book in them, so help budding authors and illustrators to create and publish their very own words and pictures in a professionally-produced hardcover, complete with author page.
Mini Animals Sewing & Craft Kit
Teach kids to sew more than buttons on shirts with this cute kit, which contains all the materials and patterns they will need to create up to 14 delightfully cute plushie animals.
Build & Paint Your Own Wooden Cars
With 42 pre-cut wooden pieces included, this kit will allow car-crazy kids to build three different race cars which they can paint and decorate with the materials in the box.
Make Your Own Bath Bombs Craft Kit
Make bath time more appealing with a selection of exciting bath bombs, which they can make themselves using the child-friendly ingredients, fragrances, and cute molds included in this set.
This is a fab kit for kids who love dinosaurs, because it comes with three dino skeletons which they can cover with the modelling clay included for totally unique prehistoric creatures.
Grow 'N Glow Terrarium Kit
With everything needed for two complete life cycles, this grow and glow terrarium includes potting mix, seeds, stickers, and decorative items to create a little world inside a mason jar.
Make A Wind Chime Kit
They’ll have a constant reminder of their creativity when they make a pretty windchime using this comprehensive kit, which includes chime rods, paintable terracotta pots, paint, and hanging cord and line.
Paint Your Own Flower Stepping Stone
Add a splash of color to the garden with this kit – the stepping stone is already made so there’s no messing about with molding, just lots of fun with the paints and brushes included.
Whirligig Craft Kit
Whirligigs are so much fun, and very exciting for little kids to play with. This kit allows them to build and paint their own pretty wooden bird with wind-powered spinning wings.
Rainbow Loom Bracelet Craft Kit
Loom bands took off in a massive way, and for good reason – kids can make so many things with them – so let them unleash their creativity with a brand new bracelet kit.
Camping provides a multitude of art and craft ideas and materials, but when they can’t get out into the wild they can still make camp-inspired crafts using this all-inclusive kit.
Magnetic Mini Tile Art
Instead of using magnets to attach the kids’ works of art to the fridge, why not make the magnets the works of art, instead, by gifting them this cool craft kit?
My Very Own Flower Garden Kit
Even those with no yard can enjoy a beautiful garden when they have this all-inclusive kit which contains a customizable tin planter, seeds, and everything needed to grow a rainbow of beautiful blooms.
Original Stationery Glitter Tattoo Studio
Until they’re old enough to choose real ink (if they want to), let them experiment with super cool glittery tattoos which can be free-handed or drawn with the handy stencils included.
Stunt Squadron Craft Kit
Their creativity will soar when they have this brilliant craft kit, which contains everything needed to build and decorate five foam stunt planes which can be flown both inside and out.
Bead crafts might look delicate and easily breakable, but they’re surprisingly durable. This kit contains more than 600 pony beads plus rings to attach designs to keychains, lanyards, and more.
Comic Book Kit
A love of comic books can last a lifetime, so get them off on the right track with a set which allows kids to design and customize their very own exciting graphic novel.
I Love Rainbows Craft Kit
Everybody needs a rainbow in their life to bring color and a bit of magic. This kit allows kids to create six different colorful crafts to wear, share, or simply stare at.
Dino Soap Making Kit
Turn bathing into laughing with these dinosaur soaps which kids can make themselves, using the 100% child friendly molds, soap bases, colors and fragrances included in the box.
Glitter Clay Charms Craft Kit
Young crafters can create more than 35 beautiful glitter clay charms for friends and family to wear, or to attach to the charm bracelet included in this fabulously pretty kit.
Make A Fox Friend Kit
Sewing is an essential skill to have, so make learning fun with this Learn to Sew kit which contains 7 projects in one, including a pin cushion, backpack, and a trendy phone case.
Magic Bean Garden
Jack wasn’t the only one with magic beans, your child can have them too with this fascinating growing kit, which contains three beans which reveal secret hidden messages as they grow.
Emoji Bracelet Kit
Love them or hate them, emojis are here to stay, and kids of all ages will adore this craft kit which allows them to make 5 bracelets which contain colorful emoji beads.
Build A Bird Bungalow Birdhouse Kit
Kids with a kindness for creatures will have a great time building and decorating a cute wooden birdhouse to hang in the garden as a shelter for their feathered friends.
Create Your Own Dino Models
Let them put their own spin on what dinosaurs really looked like by presenting them with 4 dino skeletons which they can build on with colored air dry clay.
Paint & Decorate Your Own Wooden Magnets Craft Kit
Fridge magnets make lovely gifts, but if you want your kids to give gifts with a personal touch, this Melissa & Doug set contains 12 pretty magnets which they can decorate themselves.
Make Your Own Mini Erasers
Novelty erasers are undeniably cute, but they become even cuter when they’re home-made. This set has enough special clay to create 25 erasers, and craft paper for making special boxes.
Mosaic Kids Toddler Art Kit
Settle them down to a quiet afternoon of arts and crafts without any of the mess with this mosaic sticker set, which contains 984 colorful stickers to attach to the various pictures.
Flying Dragons Craft Kit
Take the fun of paper airplanes and add some mysticism with this fab book, which contains enough punch-out parts to create and fly 12 fun and fearsome sky monsters – aka dragons.
Magic Bouncy Balls Factory Set
The kids will never be bored again with this kit, because even when they’ve finished mixing and layering the colored crystals, they’ll be left with up to 75 bouncy balls to play with!
Make Your Own Unicorn Pillow
Those who have always dreamed of having their own unicorn can now make one instead, with this gorgeous plush kit which requires no sewing at all to create a stunning magical pillow.
I Love Mythical Creatures Kit
Bracelets, charms, and stuffies are all vastly improved when they have a little magic added, which is just what this kit does – where else would you find a sloth with a unicorn horn?
Mini Treats Craft Kit
Teach kids the basics of sewing with a kit which contains enough felt, floss, and other pieces to create at least 18 adorable food plushies, including strawberries, cookies, and an iced donut.
Go Wild Craft Kit
See where their imaginations take them with this wonderful craft for kids, which allows them to create the weirdest and wildest creatures they can imagine, using fuzzy sticks, beads, pom poms and more.
Lego Chain Reactions Kit
Extend the fun and the functionality of their existing LEGO bricks with Chain Reactions, the extension pack which allows kids to design and build an incredible ten moving machines.
String Art Craft Kit
String art is a simple but super effective way of making pictures, and with this tropical-themed kit, young artists can create a flamboyant flamingo and pretty pineapple to hang on the wall.
Pop Stick Craft Kit
With easy to follow instructions, this sweet kit will allow children aged 3+ to create 7 different animal and flower puppets using craft sticks, stickers, and pretty paper shapes.
Water Globe Kit
Snow globes are endlessly fascinating, and with this kit youngsters can create three of their own water globes which follow an under-the-sea theme featuring a mermaid, octopus, and a cute little seahorse.
With a light-up volcano and glowing stones, this exciting terrarium is the ideal craft for kids who love dinosaurs as it comes with everything they’ll need to create a grow-and-glow prehistoric habitat.
Make Your Own Soap Craft Kit
This award winning craft and science kit will enable kids to create beautiful soaps in fabulous shapes like cat faces and cupcakes, and infused with glitter and a delicious coconut papaya scent.