Arts and crafts kits and STEM activity kids for your kids with supplies can be really helpful for time spent at home. (For summer or anytime.)
These kits provide opportunities for learning and creativity. Even better, kids think they’re lots of fun.
So if you need blocks of time to work at home, these kits can keep your kids engaged in projects for chunks of time.
Below you’ll find:
Activity Kits for Kids with Supplies Included
Color a Doghouse Kit
Whether a real dog or your plush toys live in this house, your kids will be able to create their own colorful, creative dog/pet house!
Tara Toy Disney Princess Necklace Activity Set
How cute is this craft activity kit! Make your own necklaces with beads and characters!
Race Car Craft Kit
From Melissa & Doug, crafty kids can paint their car then put it together.
Creativity for Kids Rainbow Sandland
Isn’t it adorable!? Create a magical world with colorful sand, glitter, playful stickers and an adorable mini unicorn!
Fashion Angels Fashion Design Sketch Portfolio with Stencils
My kids LOVE these! 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
Use the 24 page book to follow the directions to make 3 squishy felt creations: a unicorn, a phoenix, and a yeti with felt pieces precut with holes for extra-simple sewing.
KLUTZ Pet Adoption
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.
Mix up mermaid options with the included supplies and put them in potion bottles or necklaces.
Fashion Angels Mini Clay Tiny Food Kit
Do you have a craft-loving kid who loves making tiny things? (I do!) With this kit, you’ll get the air-dry clay and directions to make pancakes, cake, candy, donuts, and cupcakes.
Create with Clay Mythical Creatures
Create a unicorn, dragon and phoenix sculptures with this colorful clay set!
Love magical fairies? Now you can design your own skirts, tops, flower crowns, and fairy wings for your fairy dolls!
Sew Mini Gardens
Sew your own garden plants — using the book of colorful, step-by-step instructions and the provided materials like felt and stuffing. Darling.
My daughter makes erasers from this kit like crazy — little monsters, animals, you name it. It’s not just creative, it’s useful.
Rock Pets – FOX
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
My kids LOVE these 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
If your child loves llamas, they’ll love these 6 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
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?
Klutz Mini Bake Shop
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.
I know the cover looks like a paint by numbers but don’t worry — it isn’t. In fact, it’s actually a helpful, 54-page art book about basic watercolor skills that comes with paints and 18 pages of watercolor paper.
Shrink Fun Deluxe
This activity kit includes all the supplies you need: 10 sheets of Shrink film plus charm bracelets, beads, greeting cards, gift tags, hair clips and more!
First Robot Engineer Kit and Storybook
As you follow the 32-page illustrated storybook manual, you can build models of the ten robots featured in the story. Large, colorful plastic building pieces make it easy for small hands to put the models together.
My First Rock and Gem Collection
Learn about rocks with these rock samples, field guide, and mystery rock excavation kit. Also included are rocks you can decorate with paint and googly eyes.
Grown N’ Glow Terrarium
Craft, plant, water, and grow your own terrarium!
Rainbow Gummy Candy Lab
Learn about polymers and color mixing in a yummy activity making delicious gummies — unicorn, cloud, and rainbow-shaped in a spectrum of flavors and colors.
Crayola Paper Flower Science Kit
Make 12 wicking flowers then customize your bouquet with this STEM craft kit.
Alien Slime Lab
Get messy as you mix up batches of unidentified “alien” slime and conduct tests on them to analyze and investigate their special properties. Real science and playful science fiction come together in this wacky, activity-filled kit! For example, conduct viscosity tests on the slime, dissect it with tweezers and a plastic scalpel, cut out a brain shape, Stamp it with an alien head, and add eyes to your Alien slime! (Non-toxic.)
Klutz Make Your Own Soap
Learn soap-making basics (chemistry) from melting to molding, adding fragrance and glitter, in designs like a cat, a fish, a cupcake, a star, and more. Talk about STEM activity fun!
Educational Insights Circuit Explorer Space Station STEM Toy
Explore electricity & circuits! Build a Deluxe Base Station with towers, a planetarium with color-changing dome light, a communication station with a rotating radar dish, and more. Also includes astronaut and robot figures for pretend play and stickers for customization.
Solar System Planetarium
Learn about the solar system by making your own planet model.
ALEX Spa Fun Mix and Makeup Lip Shimmer
In this STEM activity kit, kids mix their own colors and flavors of lip shimmers then mold them into 5 fun ice pop containers.
Thames & Kosmos Glow in the Dark T Rex Excavation Kit
Excavate your own glow-in-the-dark Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton model. This dangerous prehistoric giant comes to life when you excavate its bones with a hammer and chisel and assemble them into a skeleton. The skeleton lets you reenact prehistoric adventures or surprise your friends with its glowing effect when the lights are off. The kit includes 13 skeleton pieces buried in a plaster block, excavation tools, and a descriptive manual.
Make five colorful, rubbery balls resembling planets using the included spherical mold and polymer granules.
National Geographic Mega Slime & Putty Lab
Do your kids love slime? This is a great starter kit for kids to make 8 types of slime and putty including magnetic putty, fluffy slime, and glow0in0the-dark putty. Includes storage tins and accessories and a 16-page guide. Non-toxic.
National Geographic Rock Tumbler
Get your kids into geology! Start polishing your own gems with the included half lbs of gemstones, rock information, and jewelry fastenings.
Super Sphere STEM Experiment Kit
ages 8 – 14
Not only will you build a robotic sphere, but you’ll also get directions for six more robot models. Program the robot to do different things and use a remote control to make your models move.
National Geographic Mega Fossil Dig Kit
Spend hours using paleontology tools like a chisel and a brush to dig up REAL dinosaur fossils!
littleBits Avengers Hero Inventor Kit
Marvel fans, make your own gauntlet! Snap together the electronics to build circuits the customize your gauntlet. Videos for over 18 in-app activities, wearable Tech sensors, in-app block coding, customizable LED Matrix light design, and authentic Marvel Avengers sound effects.
LEGO Chain Reactions Design & Build Amazing Moving Machines
Make machines that spin, swing, pivot, roll, lift, and drop and do these functions IN CHAIN REACTIONS! You’ll receive a 78 page book, 33 LEGO elements, 6 LEGO balls, 6 feet of string, 8 paper ramps, 2 paper pop-up signs, 1 paper funnel ramp, 1 paper flag, 1 paper bucket, and 1 platform.
Crystal Growing Experimental Kit
Put those science skills to use by growing these amazing, eye-catching crystals that come with their own display cases!
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