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10 Crafty Holiday Gift Picks For Kids That Inspire Creativity

The holiday shopping season is in full swing! This year, I am on the hunt for item's that will continue to inspire my children creatively throughout the year - long after the holiday season has ended.

My top 10 "Crafty" holiday gift picks for kids this year include:

  1. Crayola Dome Light Designer: Kids will have an absolute blast designing, lighting and animating their creations on the Crayola Dome Light Designer. This fun light up designer offers a 360 space (inside and out) to get creative and also offers a small opening in the back to insert small toys and create a customized scene {$24.99} (note: requires 3 AA batteries not included).
  2. Rainbow Loom: The parent created Rainbow Loom has taken the nation by storm this year and for good reason! Kids can create rubber band bracelets in an endless combination of designs with this user friendly loom which makes the entire process fun and simple. Rainbow Loom offers endless hours of fun - the creative possibilities are literally endless! {$16.99}
  3. My First Sewing Kit by Alex Toys: This adorable kit comes with everything your child will need to learn to sew. It includes pre-cut felt patterns, a pin cushion, rick rack, needles, scissors, a measuring tape, pin cushion, pins and more! Everything stores neatly in a super cute reusable case.{$19.99 each}
  4. Sprayza by Melissa & Doug: The Sprayza Airbrush Stencil Set and Sprayza Airbrush Fashion Set are currently available exclusively at Toys R' Us . These fun sets are completely kid powered! Simply attach the airbrush mechanism to the pens and blow to create cool airbrush designs and effects on paper and clothing.{$14.99 each}
  5. Spirograph Deluxe Set: Do you remember these sets? I LOVED Spirograph as a child! Now a new generation can experience endless hours of fun, creating spiral art designs with this all inclusive set by Kahootz. {$21.00 each}
  6. Blingles Bling Studio: Have a glitzy girl that loves to bling up everything in sight (I sure do) ? Dazzle and delight her this holiday season with the Blingles Bling Studio. This kit comes with gems, a gem pen, transfer slides and more to jazz up everything from stationery to electronics and more.
  7. The Solar Car Book by Klutz: Boys and girls alike will love all of the fun and creativity packed into this book/kit by Klutz! The Solar Car Book by Klutz offers up a fun lesson on solar energy and gives kids the opportunity to experience the power of solar energy by including everything needed to make their very own solar powered toy car. {$21.99}
  8. Design by Me Books / Kits by American Girl: These fun book kits include large foldout posters, special foil and flock art pages for endless hours of coloring fun! Design by Me book Kits are available in a variety of choices including, Design by Me: Treats, Design by Me: Tropical and Design by Me: Wings. {$14.95}
  9. Our Community Stamp Set by Educational Insights: This large stamp set includes stamps that depict service members seen throughout communities, vehicles and public service buildings. Kids will love creating their own scenes and corresponding stories with this stamp set - these are tons of fun for stamp and color projects. {$19.99|}
  10. Illustory: Write & Illustrate Your Own Book Kit:  This fun kit includes everything your budding author needs to create their very own typeset hardbound book! They can brainstorm their idea's with the included story webs, illustrate their pages and more! Then just pack all of the materials that your child has designed into the prepaid envelope and send it off! You will then receive your child's typeset hardbound book (complete with an about the author section on the back of the book) back in the mail. This kit is such a fun way to inspire your child creatively! {$29.99}

Happy Holiday's & Happy Crafting!

Disclosure: Samples were provided of some of the items listed above. All thoughts and opinions are our own.