Kids Gifts 8-13: Gifts to Make & Do

Kid Gifts ages 8-13 Things to Make and Do #nontoygifts #actvitiesforkids #giftsforkids

The Complete Baking Book for Young Chefs We love these books and the brownie recipe is soo good!

The Complete Cookbook for Young Chefs The companion book to baking with more food recipes which some have turned out great others not so much, but I guess that’s learning to cook, right?!

LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Castle 71043 Castle Model Building Kit For the Harry Potter lovers this castle is the mack daddy of them all or see smaller sets here

Thames & Kosmos My Robotic Pet – Tumbling Hedgehog We got this for my daughter last year and I’ll just say it has a MILLION pieces it’s pretty much a pain in the rear to put together (for sure adult help) but pretty cute once it’s built

LEGO Creator 3in1 Pirate Ship This ship is another great “big” set for kids that love to build.

Kids Knife Set For Cooking – 5 Piece Kids Cook Set in blue We have this set for both kids and the real knife feel makes these easy to use and such a great set that even older kids can enjoy. Just make sure for little ones get a cut free glove.

Thames & Kosmos Super Duper Bubble Gum Lab STEM Experiment & Activity Kit This gum kit was another fun one to make, the gum wasn’t great but mixing it all up was.

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Solar Model Kit – Build 2 Solar Powered Wooden 3D Puzzle Models of Real NASA Space Explorers

Thames & Kosmos Structural Engineering: Bridges & Skyscrapers We don’t have this kit but looked like a great option for builders.

Thames & Kosmos Geckobot Wall Climbing Robot If this is anything like the hedgehog beware it might be in a million pieces, but fun once it’s built

Thames & Kosmos Rainbow Gummy Candy Lab – Unicorns, Clouds & Rainbows! These make pretty decent dummies. The molds were more shallow than I had expected but overall tasty results.

BAKETIVITY Kids Baking DIY Activity Kit – Delicious Cake Pops These cake pops were actually good if you love chocolate they are very rich but I finished mine. So my daughter loved making them and I loved eating, win-win!

Wooden Ferris Wheel Building DIY Model Kits Another fun building kit, we are not quite at this age with my youngest son but in a few years he would love this!

OOLY, Unique Unicorn, Stampables Coloring Pack We love OOLY and these gift packs are so cute if you can catch them in stock!

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Magic Chemistry Set If you have a kiddo that loves magic and loves making things this is the perfect blend of both.

Creativity for Kids Color Your Mood Crystal Jewelry I like that this kit has a couple steps to to it, first you grow your crystal then you paint giving this gift more than a 1 day life to it!

Ooly Chroma Blends Watercolor Set, 12 Colors – Pearlescent These paints are so pretty and love the iridescent colors

Creativity for Kids Make Your Own Paracord Wristbands If you have a guy that likes making things here is a less girly set of bracelet making kit.

Kid Made Modern Arts And Crafts Library Set This we use so much and have for years! Comes with a ton of making options for hours and hours of crafting.

Cool Maker, 2-in-1 KumiKreator, Necklace and Friendship Bracelet Maker Activity Kit Another gift my daughter has loved for years and able to get refill thread to keep the gift going!

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