Christmas Presents For Crafty Kids

Does your child, niece, nephew, or grandchild love to create things in their spare time? Make their dreams some true this Christmas by investing in gifts which will enhance their creativity without ending up in the back of their cupboard.

These fun and innovative gifts are sure to be used time and time again, without ever becoming boring!

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Crayola Doodle Magic Farm Friends Mat, $24.99

A fun way to draw and sketch until it’s nap-time, this huge colour mat is a life-sized and perfect for letting their imagination run wild.

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Colour Me Mine Hipster Bag, $12.49

Let your child decorate their first personalised handbag for a truly unique look. The pack comes with 5 permanent markers to design the bag.

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Frozen Air Brush Studio, $39.99

If your child loves Elsa and Anna as much as possible, this Air Brush Studio should complete their Frozen collection. Create memorable paintings using unique colours and one-of-a-kind stencils for family and friends.

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Rock Painting Kit, $10

An illustrated book and kit for kids who love to paint almost anything! Comes with stencils and paints for creating that perfect work of art that they’ll cherish forever.

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Micador Easy Wash Paint Tin, $39.99

The complete set of 5 popular paints, 5 brushes, and a smock for a child who loves to paint all day long! The easy carry kit makes it simple to pack and put away after they’re finished for the day.

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Paint My Own Piggy Bank, $18.95

A fun and personalised way to let your kids create their very own piggy bank. The kit comes with one blank piggy bank, paint brush, and a variety of colours to paint for hours on end!

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What are some of your favourite gifts for crafty kids?

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December 14, 2014

Christmas Gift Guide: For Kids

Kids can be really hard to buy for, but luckily we’ve tried-and-tested Christmas gifts that they’ll really love, from little ones to teens.

Monty the Sleepy Fox
How lovely is Monty? He’ll soothe any little one to sleep and be their best friend when they wake up.
Buy online at Etsy. $44.88.


This runaway success is a game for the whole family. Bananagrams is a fresh take on popular word games packed up into a bright banana shape bag. Perfect for family game nights or even a quiet afternoon with the kids, it can entertain them for hours. It tests your mind, patience and vocabulary skills, catching you out when you least expect it! Suitable for ages 7+. $25.


RSPCA Kids Membership
It’s never too early to instil the value of giving at Christmas. Help them learn about animals while explaining that their donation goes towards the protection of animals, from homing rescued pets to fighting animal cruelty. They’ll receive a magazine, cap, stickers, plus a birthday card on their birthday! Look for the RSCPA in your state. About $25.


Models to the Runway
Inspire your budding Balenciaga or Coco Chanel with this jam-packed fashion and play kit. First, design your 10 paper dolls using stencils, fashion tape, stickers and more, then set up a runway, complete with working spotlight, and stage your own catwalk show! Buy online at Amazon, about $44.


Glow in the Dark Star Kit
Send them on an intergalactic voyage with this pack of 50 glow in the dark stars. Buy at Australian Geographic stores and online, $7.95.


Mad Magazine Subscription
The perfect magazine for teens (both boys and girls), MAD still delivers its famous pop culture satire and cheeky humour. Subscribe online. $65.

What are you buying your kids for Christmas? Share your gift ideas in the comments!

December 11, 2013