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Kids Art Kits :: 6 DIY Gifts to Inspire Creativity

by Jean Van't Hul
November 20, 2014
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How to put together seriously awesome kids art kits as gifts

Want to encourage your children’s creativity?

Give the gift of art.

Bundle a few related art supplies together with an inspiring book or two and give to a young artist in your life. I’ve put together some ideas for themed kids art kits here to get you started. Or create your own based on the recipients particular interests and talents…

6 Kids Art Kits to Make

This post contains affiliate links.The following are general ideas to get you started. You don’t need to include all of these items! Pick and choose the ones that you think would best suit the child and your budget.

Also, please note that links to online versions of the following are provided for your convenience. Both so you can click through and see a picture of the item, the price, and (in some cases) reviews and to give you a convenient online location to buy if you prefer to do your shopping online. However, please know that you can find much of these (or similar items) at your local art supply stores, toy stores, and book stores.

You can always include a copy of The Artful Parent for lots of art activity ideas! Or refer to the kids arts and crafts directory for ideas of what to do with the art kits…

Drawing Kit for Kids

How to Make a Kids Art Kit - DrawingFor the kid who loves to draw, sketch, and doodle

Ideas for What to Include (from Stubby Pencil Studio, Amazon, and Imagine Childhood)

Painting Kit for Kids

For the kid who loves to paint

Note :: If making painting kits for multiple kids, you can divide the paints into small mason jars.

Ideas for What to Include (from Discount School Supply and Amazon)

Printmaking Kids Art Kit

For the kid who loves to print

Ideas for What to Include (from Amazon)

A Sculpture Art Kit for Kids

For the kid who loves to build

Ideas for What to Include  (from Discount School Supply and Amazon)

Two Different Kids Art Kits for Collage Lovers

A Paper Collage Art Kit

For the kid who likes to cut and paste paper

Ideas for What to Include  (from Artterro and Amazon)

A “Bits and Pieces” Collage Kit for Kids

For the kid who likes to glue and arrange small art materials

Ideas for What to Include  (from Discount School Supply and Amazon)

What do you think? Would you make and give kids art kits to the children in your life?

P.S. Here’s a post about Artful Gifts for parents, families, and teachers.

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