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Craft boxes for your kids or give as a present

Ive seen these before but i thought id make a post of this today. I really like the idea of these craft boxes, they would make a really thoughful present for someone. You could either give them to a little one for a birthday or even to a mum and dad. These are just some ideas on basics for a craft box. What do you think?

 

Craft boxes for children

We have put together a list of all the basic things you need to start craft activities with your children. A box full of all the bits and bobs that will inspire creativity and get your children painting, sticking, modelling and crafting. Start your crafting journey with your children here – whatever their age! Get painting, gluing, sticking and modeling!

Here are all the things you need to start a craft box for your children. Once you have gathered together all your basic craft equipment we have put together over 100 art and craft ideas for you to do with your children – whether they are tiny tots or teens. Perfect to have on standby for a quiet afternoon and each craft idea is great for a quick bordeom buster. Find all the art and craft ideas here.

What should you put in your craft box?

Here’s what we think your craft box should contain:

  • Card – white and coloured
  • Paper – white, coloured and patterned
  • Tissue paper
  • Paints (acrylic paints are great as they are so versatile)
  • Paint brushes
  • PVA glue
  • Felt tipped pens
  • Googly eyes
  • Felt
  • Buttons (you can buy packs of buttons cheaply from craft shops or EBay or snip them from unwanted shirts as you go along)
  • Paper plates
  • Ribbons and threads/wool
  • Wooden lollipop sticks
  • Plastic drinking straws
  • Washi tape (this is an added extra for specific crafts but is a really special addition to your craft box)

What else can I add to my craft box?

Here are some fab things you can add to your craft box (or drawer) as you go along – things to save from the recycling or to pick up cheaply from the supermarket for all sorts of craft activities:

  • juice cartons
  • egg boxes
  • toilet roll tubes
  • shaving foam
  • paper cups
  • cornflour
  • salt
  • corks
  • polystyrene trays (from pizza packaging and other food packaging)
  • wooden pegs
  • bottle tops
  • foil
  • fabric scraps (cut from charity shop finds or outgrown clothing)
  • magazines and newspaper

See here for move.

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