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21 Homemade Gifts for Kids {2-9} Years Old


Here are cool DIY Christmas gifts for kids ages 2 to 9 years old. These home made gifts and toys are perfect for kids 2 to 9 years old and include pictured tutorials for play houses, sewing kit, Lego table, play kitchen, coloring tote, marshmallow gun, tool bench and skateboard sling.

Homemade Gifts for Kids {2-9} Years Old

As always, the Tip Junkie Homemade Gifts site has hundreds of pictured tutorials with free patterns for Homemade Gifts for Kids 7 to 9 years old, so you can always search there if you’re looking for something specific. {wink}

DIY Christmas Gifts

Homemade Gifts for Kids

1.  DIY Camping Set ~ Look at this adorable camping set that includes tutorials for the tent and campfire. It’s perfect for pow wow’s. And, who doesn’t love a happy camper?

Homemade Gifts for Kids

2.  House in the Hallway ~ From one flat piece of fabric, tension rods and fabric scraps this multi-location house can be used as a  a table tent house or vertical townhouse facade.  The tension rods allow you to move the house from the hallways, stairway and doorways.

Magnetic Silly Faces {Fun Activities}

3.  Magnetic Silly Faces {Fun Activities} ~ This fun personalized magnetic silly face will keep kids entertained in the car on a road trip this summer or at home during every day play.

How To Make A Doll

4.  Sleepy time baby and mini quilt patterns ~ This adorable cuddly sleepy-time baby with its coordinated mini quilt will be loved by little girls. It’s easy to make and by adding some dried lavender to the stuffing you can help your little ones have sweet dreams.

Homemade Gifts for Kids

5.  Child’s Sewing Kit ~ Do you have a little helper that would like to learn how to sew? This post features adorable printable bird patterns that will help your son or daughter learn to use a needle and thread! Great to teach this sewing basic all while have fun and keeping busy!

6.  Pretend and Play Restaurant Set: Today’s Special Board ~ Spray paint chalkboard paint onto a canvas and then embellish this darling “today’s special board’ to use when playing restaurant.  The other pieces of the restaurant set are chef’s hat, apron, oven mitts/pot holders, waitress/waiter apron, ordering pad.

Play Kitchen

7.  DIY Child’s Play Kitchen ~  I love this!  The inner child in me wants to play with this adorable kitchen.  So much better than the plastic play kitchens.  And, fun for both boys and girls!

Homemade Gifts for Kids 2-9

8.  Sleeping Bag-Pack ~ It’s a back pack, pillow and a blanket all in one.  Perfect for sleepovers or traveling.  Customize the fabric and colors for a boy or girl.

Homemade Gifts for Kids

9.  Mini Coloring Tote ~ This mini coloring tote is perfect for travel, church or visits to grandma’s house.  You can place a coloring or activity book in the pouch and crayons in the individual compartments.

10. Dolly Diaper Bag Tutorial ~ I heart this darling dolly diaper bag.  It’s the cutest knock-off American Girl Doll diaper bag!  Your little girl will scream with delight when they see this under the Christmas tree!

Gifts to Make for Kids

11.  DIY Glitter Hair Clips ~ These budget friendly, simple hair clips can add a pop of color and sparkle to your girls lovely locks on any day!  I particularly love the glittery ones and I guarantee these will be a huge hit!

Party Bag {free pattern}

12.  Girl’s Party Purse {free pattern} ~ This little purse if a perfect gift for girl who loves to play dress-up or just wants to be like mom.  Fill it with lipgloss and sunglasses for a present she’s sure to love.

Flower Cuff Bracelet

13.  Flower Cuff Bracelet ~ Inspired by a bracelet at Gymboree, this tutorial for making a flower cuff bracelet is fabulous.  I love how it turned out and is such a fun embellishment for your little girls wrist!

What To Make For Kids

DIY Ear Bud Pouch

14.  Circle Ear Bud Pouch ~ This circle pouch is perfect for keeping track of ear buds.  It can also help keep them from getting tangled up.  Not much fabric is used to make the pouch so it’s a perfect scrap buster project!  {wink}

Homemade Gifts for Kids

15.  Superhero Mask ~ This superhero mask is reversible! So cute on your little superguy. Also, matching personalized superhero cape.

Games and Puzzles

16.  Ultimate Lego Table {Games and Puzzles} ~ This is not just any lego table it is the ultimate lego table for serious lego lovers! {wink} Made from a simple kids table, lego base plates and gorilla glue! Add a few storage accessories and you have a perfect table to let your kids go wild playing on and a place to store all the pieces once their done!

Tool Bench

17.  Childrens Tool Bench ~  Everyone needs a good space to create and this children’s tool bench from a DIY book shelf kit and some extra screws and fixtures from a ‘real’ tool bench will delight your future carpenter!   Here’s another version, too!

How to Make A Snack Bandolier

18.  How to Make A Snack Bandolier ~ Inspired by a Chewbacca bandolier owned by her husband when he was young this is such a creative and fun gift for a boy.

19.  DIY Gifts: Sew a Car Caddy ~ I just adore this fabulous DIY gift of sewing a car caddy. It also folds up into a nice little square so it’s perfect for the Doctor’s office, play dates, and church!  All little boys will love this as an amazing homemade gift.

20.  Miniature Marshmallow Gun ~ These miniature marshmallow guns are so much fun!  You place a mini marshmallow into the end of the gun, blow on the other end and the marshmallow aims at the target.  The tutorial includes instructions for the pvc pipe gun and goggles.

What to Make for Kids

21.  Skateboard Sling ~ This cool skateboard sling is perfect for toting a skateboard to and from the skate park. You could make this out of scraps, pick up a skateboard and some safety equipment, and have a great gift for any boy!

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Thanks Ladies. I just adore these homemade gift ideas! Feel free to grab my “I was featured on Tip Junkie” blog button. You earned it! {knuckle bumps}

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We’re continuing our Christmas in July with more amazing pictured tutorials for homemade gifts, DIY decorating, free printables, and recipes.

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If you love these homemade tutorials– then you’ll find a THOUSAND more just as creative over on the Tip Junkie Christmas and Homemade Gifts site!


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