Sophia is 9 years old and she LOVES to do arts and crafts projects. She is very creative (and messy) and I love seeing the amazing creations that come out of her head! She’s made a wonderful list of things that she would love to have in her creative arsenal. If you have a creative kid who loves making art, this gift guide is for you!
Before I give you Sophia’s creative wish list, I also want to recommend Kiwi Crates subscription boxes as a great gift for creative kids. Sophia absolutely loves the Doodle Crate and can’t wait for her box to come each month. There are other options, like the Tinker Crate for kids who enjoy science projects and the Koala Crate for younger kids.
Subscription boxes make great gifts for kids because they last for several months and give them something fun to look forward to. Get your Kiwi Crate subscription here: Kiwi Crate
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All of the things on this list are things that Sophia either already has and loves, or would love to have. I know for a fact that Santa is bringing a couple of them and I can’t wait to see what she makes with them. Because we all know she will be spending her Christmas Day creating (or playing the video game that she is also getting).
Gift Guide for the Creative Kid
1. Crayola 200-piece Masterworks Art Case The lovely wooden carrying case is the most exciting feature of this art kit. Traveling art! Plus, it comes with everything your little artist’s heart could possibly desire: pastels, markers, paints, crayons, glitter glue and more. Amazon
2. Crayola Sketch Wizard This thing honestly looks super cool. You place an object that you would like to sketch on one side of it and then look through the magical sketch wizard, and it helps guide you in making a sketch of the object. Amazon
3.Melissa and Doug Art Easel Sophia got this for Christmas a couple years ago and she still uses it on a daily basis. It has a white board, a chalk board, and a paper roll so she can do art in many different ways. I love walking by her room and seeing what’s on her easel. Amazon
(It does not come with paper rolls. Buy the rolls separately here: Paper Rolls Amazon)
5. Totally Crafty 225-piece Craft Set This set comes with yarn, felt, embroidery floss, scissors, stuffing, buttons, and much more. Perfect for just starting out with sewing projects or making fun crafts out of yarn. Amazon
10. Crayola Giant Color Kit If your child isn’t quite ready for the Masterworks Art Case, this Giant Color Kit is perfect. It comes in a plastic tub and contains all the necessities: crayons, markers, construction paper, doodle pad, paint, etc. Amazon
11. Learn to Draw Books My kids have quite the library of these types of books and they love them. And they have learned a lot from them.
Hopefully something on this list will be the perfect gift for your own little artist!
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