10 unique art & craft kits for kids

Children love creating something with their own hands. Creative art & crafts kits from toy retailers offer great crafting ideas. Just one problem. There are so many various craft kits on the toy market, that it’s getting harder and harder for parents and gift givers to find the unique ones.

We tried to compile a list of 10 special and noteworthy craft kits that can be enjoyed by different ages.

1. Clay Creations Kids Craft Kit

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Create, mold, shape and decorate the clay sculptures with this new Melissa & Doug’s craft kit! Clay Creations Kids Craft Kit is a sculpting craft set for kids of all ages. The clay set comes with a 6.3 x 8 inches molding sheet of 24 shapes, 6 bright colors of clay (7.6 oz.), 5 scene pages, and a plastic sculpting tool.This creative clay kit for children introduces using the clay, mixing colors, using the molds, shaping by hand art ideas. Sculpt and decorate flowers, animals, bugs, cool objects and more with the Clay Creations Kids Craft Kit from Educational Toys Planet. The clay craft set includes an illustrated booklet with 20+ detailed instructions.

2. Make Bouncing Balls Art & Science Kit

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Use chemistry to make your own bouncing balls with this fun science kit. Make Bouncing Balls Art & Science Kit by Small World Toys comes with everything to create the colorful bouncing balls. This creative craft & play kit comes with 5 packs of ball beads, ball mold water bowl. Make Bouncing Balls Art & Science Kit features 5 colors of bouncing ball beads: red, green yellow, dark blue and light blue. Mix the colors any way you like your bouncing balls to look, and get ready for some bouncy action with this creative bouncing balls making kit for boys and girls. This fun chemistry science toy from Educational Toys Planet allows you make up to 8 bouncing balls.

3. Explore Surrealism Creative Sculpture Art Kit for Kids

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Explore Surrealism Creative Sculpture Art Kit for Kids from Kidzaw’s MasterSculpz art series offers innovative hands-on activities for children. This sculpture art kit includes 3 sturdy cardboard panels of vivid color cut-outs to create the open-ended structures inspired by Joan Miro’s art style. This learning art toy for kids comes with the informational booklet that introduces surrealism as an art movement and explains kids about Miro’s artistic development in art and sculpture. Just as Miro, the famous Spanish artist, did, children can construct sculptures by mixing odd shapes, bright colors, surreal images. With this educational sculpting kit from Educational Toys Planet kids will build unlimited surrealistic cool sculptures. The Explore Surrealism Creative Sculpture Art Kit for Kids includes easy to understand instructions. Creation, animation, sensation, inspiration – that’s what the young artist gets with this Miro-inspired sculpting kit for kids.

4. Kids Woodworking Building Set – Basketball Hoop

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Amazing new woodcrafting project – build your own basketball hoop! This quality wood craft kit will teach your child great carpentry skills and also will give them tons of active play when the basketball hoop is finished. Kids Woodworking Building Set – Basketball Hoop is another great product by Red Toolbox that brings real joy for all young carpenters. Boys and girls will like crafting this unique children woodworking project from Educational Toys Planet. The Kids Woodworking Building Set – Basketball Hoop includes all the materials you need to build the children room-size basketball hoop, but real tools. You can use your own tools or buy the children-friendly tools by Red Toolbox. The tools required for this make your own basketball kit are: file, screwdriver, drill, clamp, handsaw, glue. Sandpaper is included in the box. Finished basketball hoop measures 14.8 x 15.6 x 13.4 inches. Build, learn working with wood and tools, and dunk with your siblings or friends at your own hand-made basketball hoop.

5. Paper Plate Bugs Craft Kit

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Make your own bug world with our fun Paper Plate Bugs Craft Kit! This children craft set is just a simple and creative idea for the young kids. Paper Plate Bugs Craft Kit by Alex Toys comes with lots of colorful stickers, buttons, wiggly eyes, pom poms, glue stick, piper cleaners and much more, and of course, paper plates to create 5 funny bugs. Switch on your imagination and have fun with the Paper Plate Bugs Craft Kit from Educational Toys Planet.

6. Our Amazing Mummies – Make Your Own Mummy Craft Kit

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Learn about Ancient Egypt and legendary mummification with this exciting mummy making toy. Our Amazing Mummies – Make Your Own Mummy Craft Kit by Slinky brand allows children to get up-close and even personal with Ancient Egyptian mummies. With this fascinating science craft your child can create your own royal mummy in 4 simple steps: cast, wrap, paint, and display! Our Amazing Mummies – Make Your Own Mummy Craft Kit comes with all the craft supplies and accessories to complete your own mummy. The finished mummy can be proudly displayed in the provided carved stone resting place. This mummy making craft kit from Educational Toys Planet will bring not only tons of crafting fun, but history learning for your child. The mummy science toy comes complete with the interesting 48-page Fun & Fact booklet.

7. Decorate Your Rock Speakers Girls Craft Kit

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Girls rock! Especially when they listen to their favorite tunes through the speakers that they decorate with their own hands! Decorate Your Rock Speakers Girls Craft Kit by Alex is a new craft kit that combines creativity with high tech. This audio speakers decorating craft brings denim print speakers, cool stickers, jewels, and sticky studs. The enclosed standard audio jack works with your girl’s smartphone, mp3 player, or laptop. Decorate Your Rock Speakers Girls Craft Kit comes complete with 2 cardboard cube speakers (3.25-inch side) with a 41.3-inch cord, 90 sticky gems and studs, 90 stickers, and easy instructions.

8. Paint Pet Bowls Craft Kit

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Design and decorate special bowls for your special pet with this creative arts & crafts kit. Paint Pet Bowls Craft Kit by Small World Toys lets the young pet owner to personalize food and water porcelain bowls for their furry friends. This pet bowls decorating kit from Educational Toys Planet includes an 8.5 inches diameter porcelain pet bowl, a 7.5 inches diameter porcelain pet bowl, 8 pets-safe paints, a paintbrush, and detailed instructions. Let your cat or dog feel special with the colorful customized bowls, and your child be creative designing and painting them. The food and water pet bowls from the Paint Pet Bowls Craft Kit are made of real porcelain and are safe for all pets.

9. Sticky Mosaics Tooth Fairy Trinket Box Craft Kit

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Your girl will be so excited to decorate this pretty keepsake box for the Tooth Fairy. Sticky Mosaics Tooth Fairy Trinket Box Craft Kit is not only a unique craft, but also a fun plaything for your child’s tooth loosing time. There is a special pink satin pillow inside this Tooth Fairy Trinket Box to put the lost tooth on. Your girl can also right a special note for the Tooth Fairy on the enclosed notepad. Sticky Mosaics Tooth Fairy Trinket Box Craft Kit by Orb Factory brings a trinket box that measures 2.5 x 2.5 x 2 inches, 140+ sparkling jewels to create mosaic design, satin tooth pillow inside, 10 sheets of special note paper, and a pen. Decorate the sparkling Tooth Fairy Trinket Box, put your lost tooth on the special pillow inside, and put the box under your pillow before you go to bed – Tooth Fairy will be delightful to give you some surprise for that tooth!

10. Make a Fox Toy Animal Craft Kit

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Recycle a bottle and make an animal friend! That’s the creative Earth-friendly idea behind Eeboo’s Waste-Not Animals craft kits. Make a Fox Toy Animal Craft Kit is the most unusual recycling craft for older children. This kids animal sewing craft kit includes all the sewing materials and accessories to make a cute red fox that will measure approximately 17 x 6 inches. This fox sewing kit includes pre-cut felt pieces, a cotton sock, child-safe plastic needle, thread, trims and notions. This toy animal making craft set from Educational Toys Planet contains illustrated detailed instructions. The Make a Fox Toy Animal Craft Kit requires a 20 oz. plastic bottle (not included). Go green, recycle, and sew a toy fox with your own hands!