I love that since becoming a mama my creative outlet has largely become making toys and resources that inspire my children’s play. It is something that I really enjoy doing. Today I am sharing 24 homemade gift ideas suitable for babies, toddlers and preschoolers, collected from a group of fabulous bloggers from all around the world. I hope you find some inspiration for creating play with your little ones.
Gift Ideas for Babies under 12 months
I made a Cloth Baby Book for AJ when she was just 3 months old and she still loves it.
Your baby will love exploring these Sensory Boards from Fun at Home with Kids.
Buggy and Buddy’s Felt Stuffed Letters are fun for babies and for bigger kids.
It doesn’t get much simpler than a fascinating Sea in a Bottle.
Happy Whimsical Hearts show us how to make a classically beautiful Felt Mobile.
Sitting bubs will love stacking these Little Golden Book Baby Blocks from My Little Bookcase.
Gift Ideas for Toddlers
Fun at Home with Kids dyed a set of fabulous, rainbow coloured, wooden blocks.
Red Ted Art’s DIY Hobby Horse = hours of fun.
Two and a half years later and our wooden treehouse is still played with daily!
Pint sized princesses will love these DIY Lace Crowns from Paging Fun Mums.
Get little ones telling tales of the positive kind with My Little Bookcase’s Golden Book Story Stones.
These Rainbow Playsilks from Happy Whimsical Hearts will inspire endless playful ideas.
Dinner will be a ROARING success with these Dinosaur Corn Cob Holders from Paging Fun Mums
Our toddler friendly sewing basket encourages plenty of fine motor skill development.
Gift Ideas for Preschoolers
Teach your preschooler to play Tic Tac Toe with this fun felt travel set.
My Little Bookcase shows you how to re-purpose old picture books to make puzzle block sets.
Red Ted Art goes miniature with a Doll’s House Tea Party.
Add fizzy fun to bathtime with these DIY Bath Fizzies from Paging Fun Mums.
Get the kids outdoors with their very own Explorer’s Kit via Willdlife Fun 4 Kids
Both preschoolers and bigger kids will both enjoy getting busy with their very own sewing box.
This natural beeswax modelling clay from Babes in Deutschland is genius!
Create a fun movement challenge for preschoolers with these Simple Stilts from Happy Whimsical Hearts.
Do you make gifts for children in your family?