DIY crafts gifts are great because kids love to make new things as well as old items. Children like making crafts but they don’t always have the time or the interest to do so. That is where you come in!
Make Them A Keepsake
You can make them a keepsake by hand or you can purchase one that will fit their particular needs. Most babies love to accumulate little things as soon as they are able. Whether it’s a stuffed animal or a real doll, they always need something soft and cuddly and they enjoy to touch it. So, you can always give them something that makes them feel special.
These DIY crafts can be used for various age groups. Some are suitable for girls and some are suitable for boys. Most baby gifts come prepackaged so all you need to do is add the special item of your choice. Other than this you may also need other supplies like glue, stickers, markers, construction paper, fabric glue or raffia and baby safety pins. These items can be found in dollar stores and in arts and crafts stores too.
Advantages Of Making Gifts From Such Material
There are lots of advantages in doing these things as gifts. Not only do you save money from buying expensive gifts but you can customize the items too. It gives the baby something he/she will be able to use back at school or in their daily lives. For instance you can make them a book by giving them a cover with a story inside. They will love it and will cherish it forever.
Another option is to make them a CD or DVD by giving them an album with music that they will enjoy listening to. You can also add funny videos to keep them amused. If your budget allows it, you can even get a couple of artists to record music for them. If you cannot afford this option you can always make homemade CDs and give it to the baby. These can be personalized with the child’s name and date of birth too.
Balloon Twisting Project
A very simple but fun craft is a balloon twisting project. It does not require too much work and you can easily make more than one balloon at a time. You will be amazed how easy it is to do and the baby will enjoy it too. To make them more attractive you can draw cute animals on them. Balloon twisting can be a great bonding time between mother and child.
Another popular gift is the diaper cake. This can be made with cardboard, fabric or any material that can support the weight of the baby. The cake is built up in layers, which is when you start to insert the diapers. They should reach the top most layer before they come out. A great craft idea is to make a diaper cake out of a large sheet cake.
DIY crafts gifts are easy to make and the recipient will love them. You can add pictures as well as any other personal touches you would like to put on them. They will brighten up any room and will make the baby boy or girl smile. You can also add funny baby quotes to give everyone a laugh. Whatever you decide to make, these gifts will be loved.