Christmas will be here before we know it, and it’s best to get the shopping done now before it creeps up on you. Getting into a creative hobby boosts self-esteem and confidence, helps set up techniques for combatting stress and ignites your inner artist. Here are some awesome kids gifts to get that creativity flowing.
1. Nebulous Stars Colouring Book
This magical colouring book will help them relax while developing creative skills, with a twist; the colouring pages are black, and the gel pens are neon. Buy it here.
2. Original Magna Doodle
A classic toy, this toy allows you to draw using a magnetic screen, pen and stampers. When done, you can easily erase it and start again. Includes three stampers, a magnetic pen and is easy to carry around. Buy it here.
3. Stencil Shape Art Designer
Create beautiful art designs, spirals and mandalas with a variety of stencils, easy-peasy. What will you create? Buy it here.
4. Play-Doh Numbers and Counting
Using chunky number stampers ideal for little hands, discover all sorts of numbers and animals. Buy it here.
5. Kumi Kreator Bracelet Maker
Create beautiful friendship bracelets in a super easy way with the Kumi Kreator Bracelet Maker. The kit includes 88 spools of string and everything you need to make up to 10 unique bracelets. Set a pattern from the design book or create your very own. Buy it here.
6. Kinetic Sand Folding Sandbox
If you haven’t been introduced to Kinetic Sand, you’ll love it. It is regular sand coated with silicone oil, making it a great sensory experience – it can be moulded like clay and feels ‘silkier’. This folding kinetic sand sandbox allows for play that is easily contained and easy to pack up. Buy it here.
7. Cool Maker Tie Dye Station
Create brightly coloured styles with the Cool Maker Tie Dye Station. Turn a regular tote or headband (both included) or a clothing item of your own into a vibrant creation. Buy it here.
8. Fruit Guitar Ukulele
Get musical! This four-string ukulele has full tuning function, and comes in either pineapple, kiwi fruit or watermelon design. Buy it here.
Model anything your creation comes up with using this Plasticine set, made up of 24 assorted colours. It won’t dry out, so you can use it again and again for more creative play. Buy it here.
10. Glow in the Dark Drawing Board
Create to your heart’s content and watch it glow in the darkness on this Glow in the Dark Drawing Board. Buy it here.