Caught “b’tween” a rock and a hard place when it comes to coming up with gift ideas? No worries—we’ve got lots of cool craft kits that will provide hours of entertainment and leave teens and tweens with something they’re super proud of. Trust us, even the pickiest teen or tween will be thrilled to get something from this list.
1. Loopdedoo: For tweens who love to accessorize!
Accessories are the rage right now and older kids will have a blast making accessories to share with their friends. They can make bracelets in minutes using only thread. They can change up their boring old fashion routine. They can even make something for you. Does your tween already have a Loopdedoo? The necklace, headband (shown below), and bracelet accessory kits make great stocking stuffers!
2. Loopdeloom: For tweens and teens who love to craft!
Teens and tweens can make fun accessories and decor items with the Loopdeloom, especially if you get them a Loopdeloom expansion loom for bigger projects! The LoopdeLoom makes it easy to weave scarves, hand warmers, purses, bags, rugs, pillow covers, or anything they can think of!
3. Mini Pom Pom Kit: For teens who love miniature things!
Mini is big these days. And this kit includes a clever bamboo tool that makes mini pom poms and tassels for jewelry, purses, headbands, belts, and lots more! The kit comes with thread and instructions to get them started. Makes a great stocking stuffer, too.
4. Pom Pom Kit: For tweens who love pom poms!
You can never, ever have too many pom poms and the clever tool included in this kit makes up to 24 pom poms at once. Yep, 24 easy-to-make pom poms. Why, kids can make scarves, garlands, and much more with the yarn included in this kit.
Any kid would love to receive one of these string art kits that includes everything they’ll need to make three string art canvases. They can use the three included patterns or design their own. It’s easy to make, too—no hammer or nails are needed. (Meaning no thumbs will be harmed in the making of one.)
6. Yarn Tree Kit: For teens who love jewelry!
Hanging out—it’s what kids do. Now, teens and tweens can give their necklaces, bracelets and earrings a place to hang out, too, by wrapping this 18” tree with the colorful yarn that’s included in the kit. Because the tree looks so great on its own, it can even be used as room decor!
7. Boho Hair Tie Kit: For the teen with groovy hair!
Fashionable teens who follow the latest trends know boho is big this year. When finished, they can wear this hair tie as a headband or hair wrap. It has bright feathers, sparkly silver thread, and charms—all of which will take their hair from boo-hoo to boho! Peace, love, and hair.
8. Needle Felt Purse Kit: For fashionistas!
Fun is definitely in the bag with this kit. Kids place the precut felt on the purse, needle felt it in place, then sew up the bag. They will be proud to carry this stylish purse that they made themselves!
9. Dream Catcher Necklace Kit: For the tween with big dreams!
Kids will love wearing a piece of jewelry that they made themselves! This dreamy necklace is easy to make and love, and includes everything they will need. Makes a great stocking stuffer, too!
10. Needle Felt Pillow Kit: For the future interior designer!
Even Nate Berkus started somewhere. And this needle felt pillow kit makes it easy for kids to make a beautiful 13”x13” pillow that they’d be proud to display in their room. The kit includes everything kids need to make the pillow, so they can start crafting as soon as they open it!
11. Paper Bowl Kit: For the teen who needs storage!
Kids come with lots of stuff…and these cute bowls will give them a place to store at least some of it. It has everything they need to make three cute bowls for all their little treasures. The included molds are reusable, too, so kids can make bowls for everyone! You’re welcome.
12. Finger Crochet Kit: For the tween who needs to keep their hands busy!
Tweens can learn to crochet and create handmade fashions using just their fingers. The precut yarn and thread make it easy for kids to make two headbands, a scarf, and three bracelets.
13. 3-D String Art Kit: For the tween who hearts string art!
It’s about time someone took string art to a new dimension. This fun craft lets kids create a 9.5” heart to display—or give to someone they love. Sweet, eh?