Best Arts and Crafts for Kids Kits

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I love arts and crafts for kids because they can be really helpful for creative time spent at home (for summer or anytime) to keep children off screens.

These playful learning kits provide opportunities for learning and creativity. Even better, kids think they’re lots of fun.

If you’re like me, you need blocks of time to work at home with kids. This is a great time to use these arts and crafts kits to keep your kids engaged in creative projects for long chunks of time. It’s an easy and simple way to get your children focused for sustained amounts of time. I always gift my kids a few kits for summer and the holidays.

Below you’ll find: Arts and Crafts for Kids.

Arts and Crafts for Kids

On the Farm: Color & Erase
age 3+
Color in this reusable activity pad of farm scenes with the included washable markers.

Tara Toy Disney Princess Necklace Activity Set

ages 3+
How cute is this craft activity kit! Make your own necklaces with beads and characters!

Race Car Craft Kit

ages 4+
From Melissa & Doug, crafty kids can paint their car and then put it together.

Unicorn Terrarium Kit
age 5+
Design a unicorn garden with crystals, mini mushrooms, and a unicorn.

Lego Dots Bag Tag DIY Craft KitLEGO DOTS Bag Tag Panda Craft Kit
ages 6+
Use your creativity to decorate the sturdy cube bag tag (keychain) with the titles.

Make Your Own Dinosaur Lantern Night Light
ages 6+
Make a dinosaur lantern/night light with step-by-step directions. Choose where to place your dinosaurs on the vellum landscape.

Creativity for Kids Rainbow Sandland
age 6+
Isn’t it pretty? This arts and crafts kit for kids creates a magical world with colorful sand, glitter, playful stickers, and an adorable mini unicorn! How fun is this idea!?

Fashion Angels Fashion Design Sketch Portfolio with Stencils
ages 6+
My kids LOVE these drawing and design notebooks! 40 sketch sheets with pre-printed models’ silhouettes to make fashion drawing easy for beginners or for anyone who wants to improve their drawing techniques. Use the removable stencils with over 50+ clothing and accessory shapes to help create different outfits and styles.

KLUTZ Sew Squishy Cubes
ages 7+
Klutz has the best kits for arts and crafts for kids, don’t you think? Use the included 24-page book to follow the directions for making three squishy felt creations: a unicorn, a phoenix, and a yeti with felt pieces precut with holes for extra-simple sewing.

KLUTZ Pet Adoption
ages 8+
Another winning arts and crafts for kids kit Make and bake 15 cute clay animals using the step-by-step instructions in a 32-page book! You’ll find directions for animals like puppies, kitties, birds, and guinea pigs.

Flashy Fish & Silly Swimmers 3D Puzzle Kit
ages 8+
Put together a fish with paper pieces and LED lights. Doesn’t this look like a cool and active day project?

Mermaid Potions
ages 8+
Learn how to make a potion bottle! Mix up mermaid potions with the included supplies and put them in potion bottles or necklaces.

Woobles Beginning Crochet Kit: Pierre the Penguin
In this arts and crafts for kids kit, follow the step-by-step crocheting directions to make a darling creature. The kit includes yarn, eyes, a needle, a crochet hook, stuffing, and a bag.

Clay World Cute Cafe
ages 8+
Make and bake clay food, decor, and animals for your cafe using the step-by-step instructions in a 32-page book! You’ll find directions for cakes, roses, waffles, and kittens. My youngest daughter loves anything tiny, so this is the perfect arts and crafts kit for her.

Create with Clay Mythical Creatures
ages 5+
Create a unicorn, dragon, and phoenix sculptures with this colorful clay set!

Fairy Fashions
ages 8+
Love magical fairies? Now you can design your own skirts, tops, flower crowns, and fairy wings for your fairy dolls!

Sew Mini Gardens
ages 10+
Sew your own garden plants — using the book of colorful, step-by-step instructions and the provided materials like felt and stuffing. Darling.

arts and crafts for kids DIY Eraser Kit Arts and Crafts

DIY Erasers
ages 7+
My daughter makes erasers from this kit like crazy —  little monsters, animals, you name it. It’s not just creative; it’s useful.

Craft and STEM Activity Kits for Kids (Supplies Included)
Rock Pets – FOX

ages 6+
This rock pet line from Alex Toys is a creative craft and decorative feature for your child’s bedroom.

Fashion Angels Fashion Design Sketch Portfolio
ages 7+
My kids LOVE these drawing and design books — they’re stencils and sketch pages for you to design your own fashions and color in with colored pencils. And they’ll keep your kids busy forEVER.

I Love Llamas 
ages 7+
If your child loves llamas, they’ll love these six llama projects, including a bracelet, headband, charm, and garland. This kit includes all the materials and step-by-step directions.

Kid Made Modern Studio in a Box

ages 3+
We regularly by the Kid Made Modern art supplies at Target. Here’s an incredible art and craft kit filled with paints, brushes, pencils, markers, four canvas boards, and two quality paper pads. I love that this kit gives kids supplies to allow them open-ended imaginative creation, don’t you?

Craft and STEM Activity Kits for Kids (Supplies Included)
Klutz Mini Bake Shop

ages 8+
In this arts and crafts for kids kit from Klutz, create and decorate your own mini clay cakes, cookies, and pies with this craft kit. Helpful, step-by-step directions in a full-color 48-page book, plus all the materials you’ll need.

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  1. STEM activities like these are perfect for kids to enhance and develop essential skills. Thanks for sharing these ideas, it can make learning fun for kids!