For Christmas this year I have my entire family coming – that’s seventeen people to have to think of gifts for, so this year I have decided to turn my hand to some DIY presents. This then got me thinking of what my charges could make for their grandparents, aunts, uncles, friends and teachers, so I’ve put together a list of some of the best DIY Christmas gifts that children of all ages could easily help make.

1. DIY Goldfish Soap in a Bag by Soap Deli News


2. DIY Candle Decorating by Kylie’s Korner

3. DIY Itty Bitty Building Set by 3 Boys and a Dog

4. DIY Hot Chocolate Sets by Hoosier Homemad

5. DIY Body Scrubs by Vintage Romance Style

6. DIY Watercolour Mug by Poppy Talk 

7. DIY Caramel by Tastes Better from Scratch 


8. Peppermint Lotion Bars by Ed Snap Shots

Now that you have your Homemade gifts you will need something to wrap it with:

DIY Wrapping Paper by Liz Ohsiek Designs


DIY Gift Tags by the Novice Chef


About The Author

Nanny Anita
Norland Nanny

Nanny Anita is our resident Super Nanny. Having trained at the famous Norland College, in Bath, she has over 12 years experience, working all over the world with children from 2 months to 17 years old. Nanny Anita is an expert when it comes to keeping the little ones entertained and writes a column with Leonora called 'Get Crafty' for Little London magazine. Nanny Anita has been on hand to answer our reader questions, and she provides weekly arts, crafts and activities for families to do with their children at home. She really is a modern day Mary Poppins!

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