Best Projects and Gifts for 12‑Year‑Olds

Hands-On Art & Science Kits For Kids

With projects like these, your 12-year-old can create something amazing to show off to their friends!

Projects from the Doodle Crate line encourage creativity and art. Projects from the Tinker Crate line explore science, engineering, and technology.

  • Paper Lanterns

    $24.95

    Try your hand at embossing techniques to create a whole string of miniature Moroccan lanterns.

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  • Light-Up Speaker

    $39.95

    Explore the science of sound by building an amplification circuit to power your own personal light-up speaker.

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  • Constellation Messenger Bag

    $29.95 $14.95

    Create your own light-up messenger bag. Build a LED constellation circuit and sponge paint a beautiful galaxy effect to make the bag your own.

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  • Buzz Alarm

    $24.95

    Use electricity and switches to make a buzzing game and alarm!

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  • Automaton

    $24.95

    Engineer a hand-cranked, wooden automaton that makes a marble climb stairs. Explore the gears and cams that make the mechanics work.

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KiwiCo Apart?

  • Kid Tested,
    Kid Approved

    Every project is tested by young makers to guarantee they are age-appropriate, fun and engaging

  • Ongoing Fun

    Keep the learning going month after month
    with fun, educational projects delivered to their door

  • Convenient for Parents

    Recieve all of the materials and inspiration for fun learning and
    get started right away

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