Many kids love drawing and doing arts and crafts, so perhaps you are looking for a special gift that they can use to enjoy doing their favorite pastime. But, there are so many great art kits for kids, choosing the perfect gift can be a bit tricky at times. Thats why weve picked out seven of the best art gifts for kids, ranging from Crayola drawing sets to kits to paint their own unicorn models. Theres sure to be something here your little artist will appreciate!
Our 7 Favourite Arts and Crafts Gifts
1. Crayola Light-Up Tracing Pad
The first of our gifts for art lovers
is the light-up tracing pad from Crayola. The pad has LED lights and makes it easy to trace any image that is placed on it. It comes with ten sheets to trace - a horse and four pages of accessories and a fashion show scene with four pages of different clothing for the model to wear. So, kids will have hours of fun making different scenes! The kit comes with ten blank pieces of paper, a drawing pencil and 12 colored pencils - everything kids need to get started right away.
2. Crayola Art Case
When looking for an art gift for kids, Crayola
is surely one of the best brands to consider. Thats why our next pick is another from this company - a 140-piece art case. The case has slots to keep everything stored neatly inside, and the included supplies are: crayons, colored pencils, paper, and short and long markers. Kids will have hours of fun drawing their favorite things with the lovely bright colors included in this set.
3. Spin & Splatter Paint
If the kid you are buying a gift for already has a lot of drawing stuff
, perhaps they might like something a little different such as this spin and splatter painting machine. The machine is used to make fun prints using colorful paints. The paints are loaded into the machine in different patterns then press the spin button and watch as the artwork is created. When the paintings are being made, the paint is safely contained within the machine, so theres no need to worry about making a mess on clothing and furniture.
4. Paint Your Own Unicorns
Painting art gifts are always popular
and unicorns are also very trendy at the moment which is why this makes such an excellent choice. The kit comes with two unicorn models, 11 brightly colored and metallic paints, glitter, gemstones, stickers, and even a paintbrush. Girls aged six and up with love painting these ornaments, which will look great on display in their bedroom when they are finished!
5. Crayola Color Caddy
Here we have another excellent gift idea from Crayola
- a caddy filled with 90 pieces of drawing and crafting supplies. In the caddy, you can find crayons, pencils, glitter glue, paper, coloring-in pages, and scissors. The box will keep the supplies neat and tidy when they are not in use, and is perfect for coloring and drawing on-the-go, too. Kids aged four and above can enjoy this set - they will have hours of fun drawing, coloring, and making some crafts with it
6. Purple Ladybug Scratch Art
If youre looking for a slightly different art set for kids
, this scratch art paper might be fun. It comes with more than 30 A4 sized sheets which are a great size for kids to create some lovely works of art with. There are also stencils to help kids make some pictures, wooden styluses to scratch the surfaces off with, and some stickers to finish off the pictures with. The scratch papers have different colors underneath the black surfaces. Some are rainbow-colored, some are golden, and others are silver and glittery. There are endless possibilities with this set - kids can make anything they like with it!
7. Essenson Modeling Clay Set
Finishing off our guide to gifts for artists
we have a lovely modeling clay kit. It has 24 vibrant colors of air-drying clay as well as modeling tools, body parts to add to the models, and keychains and charms so the finished models can be hung from a backpack or a bunch of keys. The set also includes a booklet full of ideas to make with the clays, perfect for giving kids some inspiration. The models dry in 24 hours, so kids will have to have a bit of patience before they start playing with their finished creations!