100+ Cool Arts & Crafts Ideas: gifts DIY projects

These DIY crafts make perfect gifts from the heart for your children to give to relatives this holiday season, or for thoughtful presents year-round.

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  1. Felt Cup Cozies

    Felt Cup Cozies

    These cup cozies make a fantastic and useful party craft, or you can just have some laying in your kitchen drawer... they're ideal for being...

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  2. No-Slip Socks

    No-Slip Socks

    What's better than slipping into a fresh pair of socks? Wearing socks that were made with love! These no-slip socks are a perfect gift for...

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  3. Painted Wooden Bead Necklaces

    Painted Wooden Bead Necklaces

    What kid doesn't love painting? The mere mention of paint gets my kids running for the table. Add in some big chunky beads that they...

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  4. Woven Greeting Card

    Woven Greeting Card

    This project is adaptable for all ages... the youngest children can use one piece of paper and cut slits into it, and older children can...

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  5. Stained Glass Mosaic Necklace

    Stained Glass Mosaic Necklace

    Kids will love this fun project! They'll watch in amazement as their artwork shrinks and turns into a beautiful necklace.

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  6. Salt Dough Gift Tags

    Salt Dough Gift Tags

    I am always amazed at how fast we fill up the trash can on Christmas morning. From wrapping paper to toy packaging--it all makes it...

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  7. Art Scrapbook

    Art Scrapbook

    We love to display artwork in our home, but what to do with our favorites when we're ready to put them away? Make a...

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  8. Kids' Drawings Turned into M&M'S

    Kids' Drawings Turned into M&M'S

    Party favors + Chocolate + Art = sheer happiness!

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  9. Heart Crayons

    Heart Crayons

    Melt the hearts of the ones you love with crayons! An fun and surprisingly easy way to create a unique way of giving someone your...

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  10. Art Thru A Straw

    Art Thru A Straw

    When the straws come out along with little pieces of scrap watercolor, you have a perfect craft for your little ones to show their love...

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  11. Watercolor and Painter's Tape

    Watercolor and Painter's Tape

    A couple of easy ingredients and you have a fun activity where your children can express their artistic side! Ain't paint grand?

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  12. Teacher Appreciation Gift - Class Book of Love

    Teacher Appreciation Gift - Class Book of Love

    Make each teacher a book filled with smiling faces, happy drawings, beautiful memories and exuding love. A perfect way to say Thank You!

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  13. Sand Art

    Sand Art

    Create colorful, beautiful, sand art with your children! Not only will they have a great time making this craft but they might want to give...

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  14. Paper Mache Bowls

    Paper Mache Bowls

    This really was easy, and it's an inexpensive way for your child to make a gift that's absolutely gorgeous!

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  15. Teacher Appreciation Gift - Class Love Notes

    Teacher Appreciation Gift - Class Love Notes

    These boxes may be small tokens of appreciation, but contain an enormous amount of love from children who spent the year learning that school is...

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