13 Best Crafts for Children

List Updated December 2019

Bestselling Crafts for Children in 2019


Melissa & Doug Deluxe Combo Scratch Art Set: 16 Boards, 2 Stylus Tools, 3 Frames

Melissa & Doug Deluxe Combo Scratch Art Set: 16 Boards, 2 Stylus Tools, 3 Frames
BESTSELLER NO. 1 in 2019
  • Scratch Art boards and papers feature exciting colors and patterns hidden beneath a matte coating, plus a wooden stylus to scratch away and reveal them
  • An impressive gift and a great introduction to Scratch Art
  • Deluxe set with supplies for 16 projects
  • Includes 16 assorted Scratch Art boards and sheets (4 multicolor, 4 white-coated multicolor, 4 Light Catcher, 4 silver holographic), plus 2 wooden stylus tools and 3 easel frames
  • Easy to use, amazing results

ALEX Toys Craft My First Sewing Kit

ALEX Toys Craft My First Sewing Kit
BESTSELLER NO. 2 in 2019
  • Foster creativity and skills that can grow to an exciting hobby or an extraordinary career
  • This kit is a perfect travel or rainy day activity
  • Winner of Dr Toy's Best Classic Toys Award and Parents' Choice Approved Award
  • 28 felt shapes, embroidery floss, stuffing, fabric, ric rac, scissors, measuring tape, pins, needles, thimble, pin cushion, 6 buttons, pom pom strip
  • Recommended for children 7 to 12 years of age

Melissa & Doug Stained Glass Made Easy Activity Kit, Arts and Crafts, Develops Problem Solving Skills, Butterfly, 140+ Stickers, 10.5" H x 10" W x 0.25" L

Melissa & Doug Stained Glass Made Easy Activity Kit, Arts and Crafts, Develops Problem Solving Skills, Butterfly, 140+ Stickers, 10.5
BESTSELLER NO. 3 in 2019
  • EASY TO CREATE: The Melissa & Doug window art kit is an exciting yet easy way to create elegant and beautiful stained glass arts and crafts. Simply peel and press stickers onto the stained glass kit's grooved frame to create luminous art.
  • DISPLAY ANYWHERE: Our crafts for children create a beautiful display in any location. The brilliance of these stained glass art projects is enhanced when they are hung in a sunny window so the stained-glass butterfly can shimmer and glow.
  • SUPPORTS MULTIPLE DEVELOPMENT SKILLS: The Melissa & Doug Stained Glass Made Easy Activity Kit promotes problem solving skills, fine motor skills, and hand-eye coordination.
  • GREAT GIFT FOR AGES 5 AND UP: The Butterfly Stained Glass Made Easy Activity Kit makes an ideal gift for kids ages 5 and up. Add any of the other Melissa & Doug Stained Glass Made Easy kits to round out the hands-on, screen-free fun.
  • "THE GOLD STANDARD IN CHILDHOOD PLAY": For more than 30 years, Melissa & Doug has created beautifully designed imagination- and creativity-sparking products that NBC News calls "the gold standard in early childhood play."
  • 100% HAPPINESS GUARANTEE: We design every toy to the highest-quality standards, and to nurture minds and hearts. If your child is not inspired, give us a call and we'll make it right. Our phone number is on every product!

ALEX Discover Paper Bag Puppets

ALEX Discover Paper Bag Puppets
BESTSELLER NO. 4 in 2019
  • Get creative and make paper bag puppets
  • Each puppet is bagged separately so you can save them for another rainy day, or have several kids participate at once
  • Parents' Magazine Best Toys of the Year and Parents' Choice Approved Award Winner
  • Includes 5 colored bags, 270 stickers and paper shapes, glue stick and easy picture instructions
  • Recommended for children 3 years of age and older

Klutz Make Glitter Clay Charms Craft Kit

Klutz Make Glitter Clay Charms Craft Kit
BESTSELLER NO. 5 in 2019
  • Make more than 35 sparkly charms to wear
  • Comes with 48-page book, 6 colors of clay, 2 colors of glitter, charm bracelet, glaze with brush applicator, clay shaping tool, drying rack
  • Includes a 48 page instructional book with Klutz certified crystal-clear instructions
  • Sculpt itty-bitty robot buddies, mini unicorns and more
  • Recommended for children ages 8+

4M Magnetic Mini Tile Art

4M Magnetic Mini Tile Art
BESTSELLER NO. 6 in 2019
  • Create works of art, attach them to tiles and apply magnets to hang them on any metal surface.
  • This magnetic tile art set includes tiles, magnets, a paint strip and brush.
  • Tiles make ideal fridge art, or can be safely attached to a locker door for a unique personal touch.
  • Each tile measures 2-inches by 2-inches, making them attractive gifts for friends or family.
  • Recommended for ages 8 years and up.
  • Challenge your child's imagination with 4M toys and kits.
  • 4M educational toys cover a wide range of educational subjects and include science kits, arts and crafts kits, robotics kits, and more.
  • 4M offers a wide range of toys and kits to let you build a clock, crochet a placemat, or turn your room into a planetarium--all in the name of making learning fun.
  • Turn ordinary tiles into art, then attach magnets for cool fridge art
  • Be Creative
  • Includes tiles, magnets, paint strip and brush
  • Create your own work of art
  • For ages 8 and over

4M Make A Wind Chime Kit

4M Make A Wind Chime Kit
BESTSELLER NO. 7 in 2019
  • The Make A Wind Chime Kit combines the science of wind power with arts and crafts materials to create and personalize a pair of beautiful wind chimes.
  • This kit includes two terra cotta pots, a paint strip and brush, cord, line and chime rods.
  • The simple design is easy to assemble and fun to paint.
  • When hung, the wind chimes create soft, musical sounds.
  • Recommended for ages 8 years and up.
  • Challenge your child's imagination with 4M toys and kits.
  • 4M educational toys cover a wide range of educational subjects and include science kits, arts and crafts kits, robotics kits, and more.
  • 4M offers a wide range of toys and kits to let you build a clock, crochet a placemat, or turn your room into a planetarium--all in the name of making learning fun.
  • Construct and personalize your very own windchimes
  • Fun to paint and easy to assemble
  • Breeze passing through the chime rods makes musical sounds
  • Kit includes two terra cotta pots, paint strip, brush, cord, line, chime rods and instructions
  • Ages 8 and up

Creativity for Kids Enchanted Fairy Garden Craft Kit - Fairy Crafts for Kids

Creativity for Kids Enchanted Fairy Garden Craft Kit - Fairy Crafts for Kids
BESTSELLER NO. 8 in 2019
  • GROW A FAIRY WORLD: With a little creative magic, you can grown your very own enchanted fairy garden. This open-ended fairy craft kit lets your child embrace their creative side by making a unique creation that's all their own.
  • COMPLETE FAIRY GARDEN CRAFT KIT: Everything you need is included - just add water! Kit includes an 11" diameter flower shaped paintable potting dish, enchanted flower house, gemstones, flowers, butterflies, paint, potting mix and seeds that grow like magic
  • EASY INDOOR GARDENING: Indoor gardening is great for all seasons! Once decorated, place your Enchanted Fairy Garden by a window and watch your plants grow and thrive. Magic Bean and Wheat grass seeds can begin to sprout in as little as 2-4 days.
  • HAVE FUN WHILE LEARNING: See your child's creative side come to life as they paint and decorate their fairy garden. Learn about botany and the life cycle of plants as your child watches their fairy garden grow!
  • SAFE FOR KIDS: The Enchanted Fairy Gardening kit includes non-toxic materials and conforms to ASTM D-4236. This craft is a great gift or kids craft activity for ages 7 to 97

Melissa & Doug Decorate-Your-Own Wooden Race Car Craft Kit

Melissa & Doug Decorate-Your-Own Wooden Race Car Craft Kit
BESTSELLER NO. 9 in 2019
  • 4-inch-long wooden racecar to assemble and decorate
  • Easy to assemble: Insert the 2 axels, add the 4 wooden wheels (glue included)
  • Includes 4 pots of paint, paintbrush, and 25 stickers for decorating
  • Develops fine motor skills and encourages creativity
  • Ages 4+; 5" x 8.75" x 1.5" pkg
  • WARNING: Choking Hazard - Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.|Conforms to ASTM D-4236.

ALEX Toys Craft Rock Pets Turtle, Multi

ALEX Toys Craft Rock Pets Turtle, Multi
BESTSELLER NO. 10 in 2019
  • Create a pet that rocks
  • Paint a turtle shaped stone for the garden or bedroom
  • Great rainy day activity
  • Includes 1 turtle rock pet, 6 weatherproof paints and a brush
  • Recommended for children 8 years of age and older

Turkey Craft Kit - Crafts for Kids & Decoration Crafts

Turkey Craft Kit - Crafts for Kids & Decoration Crafts
BESTSELLER NO. 11 in 2019
  • Our Turkey Craft Kit for kids is a wonderful way to get the whole family into the spirit of the holiday!
  • This DIY Thanksgiving craft is perfect for family quality time at home, or add it to your classroom supplies and discuss the story of the first Thanksgiving with your students as they keep their hands busy with these terrific turkeys.
  • The finished products make great Thanksgiving decorations for the family dining room or school cafeteria. Happy Turkey Day!
  • This colorful paper turkey wears a pilgrim hat.
  • Pack of 12. Measures: 11 1/2"

Fibre Craft 3-in-1 Foam Kit, Butterflies/Dragons, 1000 pcs

Fibre Craft 3-in-1 Foam Kit, Butterflies/Dragons, 1000 pcs
BESTSELLER NO. 12 in 2019
  • Colorful foam
  • Assorted shapes
  • Peel and stick

Made By Me Create Your Own Window Art, Assorted Colors

Made By Me Create Your Own Window Art, Assorted Colors
BESTSELLER NO. 13 in 2019
  • CREATE WINDOW ART: Make your window pop with over 20 whimsical window art illustrations and colors as you paint and design 12 suncatcher shapes and watch the colors illuminate from the sunshine
  • PROMOTE CREATIVITY: Learn to mix paint colors to create unique designs and color patterns that express your personal style
  • BE ORIGINAL: Trace illustrations from the included design booklet or create personal designs with the acetate sheet to make one-of-a-king window clings
  • STICKS TO GLASS SURFACES: Use the included suction cups that attach to windows with ease
  • GREAT FOR GIFTING: Great gift idea for birthdays, parties, after school fun, summer projects and holidays

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