15 Fun & Unique Types of DIY Art & Craft DIY Kits For Kids Of All Ages
Are you looking for a way to keep your kids entertained during this March holiday? Crafting is a great way to entertain your children that can provide a wide range of benefit, including stress relief, improving focus and developing motor skills.
PaperMarket offers an array of craft kits perfect for all ages: from toddlers to primary schoolers to teens. Our craft kits come with all necessary materials and instructions needed to complete a fun project.
To help parents find the perfect craft kit for their children, we have compiled the ultimate list of 15 March School Holiday Activities for kids, toddlers, primary schoolers and teens.
Pre-schoolers (4-6 years old)
Crafting projects for pre-schoolers is a wonderful way to introduce young children to the world of creativity and imagination. Crafting can help them to:
- Develop fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination
- Enhance cognitive development
- Foster Creativity
It is never too early to start nurturing a love for crafting in young children. With age-appropriate craft kits and guidance, pre-schoolers can explore different materials and techniques, and discover the joy and fulfilment of creating something with their own hands.
Here are our recommendations:
#1 - Clay Craft
Play dough and clay are classic craft kits that never go out of style. These versatile materials allow children to shape and mold their own creations, providing endless possibilities for imaginative play. Our Make Mini Eraser collection, Mini Clay World Cute Café and Modelling Dough Kit offers endless possibilities for sculpting and molding, which brings imagination to live.
Clay and play dough also help to develop fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination, and problem-solving abilities. Moreover, these craft activities promote relaxation and stress relief, allowing children to express their emotions and relieve anxiety. Overall, clay and play dough are excellent craft kits that can provide hours of fun and learning for kids of all ages.
#2 - Colouring Adventures
Another classic and timeless craft activity – Colouring. Colouring is a great way to provide hours of creative fun for children. It also helps to improve their manual dexterity for writing and activities like drawing and painting.
Allow your kids to explore different themes with our Colouring Kits and Colouring Books. Encourage your child’s creativity this holiday!
#3 - Peel, Stick, and Create
Sticker kits are a fun and easy way to engage kids in crafting activities. With a variety of stickers available, kids can create their own unique designs and collages on paper, notebooks, or even on their walls. For pre-schoolers, we recommend our Craft-tastic Jr Wall Sticker Playhouse series.
Sticker kits are also mess-free and easy to use, making them a great activity for on-the-go or rainy days at home.
#4 - Finger Painting Magic
Next, our Finger Painting Kits are an activity that kids will absolutely love! These fun and engaging craft activities provide children with the opportunity to create one-of-a-kind works of art with nothing more than their fingertips.
Spark your child’s imagination and let them unleash their creativity with a finger-painting kit today!
#5 - Magnetic Sensory Play & Jigsaw Puzzles
Keep your kids entertained and engaged with our Magnet Play Box and Jigsaw Puzzles. The fun and interactive kits offer endless possibilities for creativity and learning. Not only are they fun, but they are also beneficial for the development of children’s cognitive and motor skills.
Introducing your kids to these kits can welcome a break from screens and technology, so why not give your kids the gift of creativity and fun this March Holiday!
Primary Schoolers & Tweens (7-12 years old)
Crafting Activities provides a multitude of developmental benefits to primary school children, while being a great way to keep them engaged and entertained. Some benefits include:
- Increased Self-esteem and confidence
- Develop patience, focus and perseverance
- Improved motor skills, increased hand-eye coordination
- Enhanced Problem-solving & Creative thinking skills
By providing children with the opportunity to express their creativity and individuality, crafting activities can have a positive impact on them.
Our recommended crafts are:
#6 – Diamond Art
Diamond Art, also known as diamond painting, is a unique and creative craft activity that is perfect for primary schoolers. This craft involves sticking small, colorful resin diamonds onto a pre-printed canvas, resulting in a beautiful and sparkly piece of art.
Not only is it a fun and engaging activity, but it also provides a variety of benefits for children. Diamond art helps improve hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills, and concentration. Select from a range of designs in our Sparkle Kit series or pick a colourful Rainbow Diamond Art while stocks last! If you prefer something more creative, you can Make Your Own Gem Sticker!
#7 - Crafty Cakes
Crafty Cake is a fun and interactive crafting activity that primary schoolers will absolutely love. With this activity, kids get to decorate their own pretend cake using different crafting materials such as gems, cream and decorative pieces. This is a great way to encourage children to use their imagination and creativity as they come up with different designs and decorations for their cake.
Crafty Cake - a pretend cake. It's the perfect activity for a rainy day or a fun crafting party with friends. Design your own cake this holiday!
#8 – Painting
Painting is a wonderful and versatile craft activity that can provide hours of fun and creative expression for primary school children. It allows them to experiment with colors, shapes, and textures, and also help children express themselves and their emotions through art, which can be a valuable outlet for their thoughts and feelings.
Depending on your child’s interest, they can choose from our Watercolour Art Kit to Rock Painting to painting Egg-Carton Animals!
For those who may need some guidance and structure, we also offer Paint by Number Kits with a variety of designs!
#9 - Pretend Play
Pretend play craft kits can offer a fun and imaginative crafting experience for teens. Our kits such as Make Your Own Potion, Surprise Balls, Enchanted Fairy House and Dino Garden provide a unique opportunity for teens to tap into their creativity and let their imaginations run wild.
These crafting activities allow teens to create something tangible that they can use for pretend play and share with their friends. Additionally, these kits can help improve problem-solving skills, as teens have to figure out how to assemble and decorate the items in the kit. Overall, These kits are a fun and engaging way for teens to exercise their creativity and imagination while developing new skills.
#10 – Sticker Accessories
Sticker accessories kits are a fun and creative way for teens to express themselves and personalize their belongings. It can help boost self-esteem and confidence by allowing teens to express their own personal style and creativity. It is also a great way for them to explore their artistic abilities and experiment with different colour combinations and design elements.
At PaperMarket, we offer a Puffy Charm Series, whereby you simply just need to stick two puffy stickers together to make a charm, and add it to a necklace, pencil or bracelet to complete it. Sticker accessories kits offer an enjoyable and easy crafting experience that is perfect for teens who are looking for a quick and fun way to add some personality to their belongings.
Crafting activities aren't just for kids - they can also be an excellent hobby for teenagers. Crafting offers numerous benefits for teens beyond just a fun activity
- Providing an outlet for self-expression
- Stress Relief & Improve overall mental well-being
- Boost Self-esteem
- Platform to build their social skills and connect with others
With so many benefits, crafting is becoming a popular hobby for teens.
Here are our top recommendations:
#11 - Sewing
Sewing is a wonderful and rewarding crafting activity for teenagers to explore. Not only is it a practical skill that they can use for years to come, but it also allows for endless creativity and self-expression. Sewing also provides a sense of accomplishment as teens can see their creations come to life in front of their eyes. It can also serve as a form of stress relief and relaxation.
Types of Kits: Cross Stitch, Punch Needle, Latch Hook, String Art. Click here to view all.
Teens can try out the different kits we offer, explore the different styles and techniques to find their own unique styles.
#12 - Paper Crafting
Paper crafting is an excellent hobby for teenagers who are looking for a creative outlet. This type of crafting involves using different types of paper, such as cardstock, origami paper, and scrapbook paper, to create unique and beautiful designs. Paper crafting is therapeutic and can help reduce stress and anxiety. Teens can use their paper crafting skills to make personalized gifts for friends and family or create beautiful home décor. Here at PaperMarket, we offer our very own Model Craft Kits and Papercraft Kits.
With so many possibilities, paper crafting is a great way for teenagers to explore their creativity and build their skills.
#13 - Educational Kits
Educational kits are an excellent crafting activity for teens that provide both entertainment and educational value. These kits are designed to teach new skills and concepts through interactive and hands-on activities. Some of our educational kits include Spirograph Kits, Make your own Discovery Bottle, and Create your own Quote Art Book.
Spirograph Kit is an exciting and creative way for teenagers to express themselves while developing their artistic skills. This kit allows them to create stunning and intricate designs using gears, wheels, and markers.
Educational kits provide an excellent opportunity for teenagers to learn while also having fun and exploring their interests.
#14 – Nature-Related Crafts
Nature-related craft kits such as Terrariums and Pressed Flower Art are perfect crafting activities for teens who appreciate the beauty of the natural world. These kits allow teens to explore their creativity while learning about plants, gardening, and the environment. These crafting activities provide a calming and meditative experience that can help reduce stress and anxiety while also fostering a deeper appreciation for nature.
A nature-related craft kit is a wonderful way for teens to connect with nature, get creative, and learn about the world in a fun and engaging way.
#15 - Accessories
Accessories craft kits are a fantastic way for teens to create unique, personalized pieces of jewellery and other fashion accessories. Crafting accessories can help boost self-esteem and confidence by allowing teens to express their own personal style and creativity. Accessories craft kits may include Backpack Clips, necklaces and bracelets.
Whether your child is a budding artist, a nature lover, or a fan of all things sparkly, there's a DIY craft kit out there that will capture their interest and provide hours of creative fun. From paper crafts and painting to sewing and jewellery making, the possibilities are endless. With so many options to choose from, there's no excuse not to encourage your child's creativity and imagination. So what are you waiting for? Let's get crafting!
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With lots of love,
The PaperMarket Team