5 Handmade Gifts for Grandparents

Sep 7, 2021 / By Megan

There are few things grandparents appreciate more than a handmade gift from the littles they love. This grandparent’s day, let all the grandparents and/or special seniors in your life know how much you care with these do-it-yourself gifts.

Hand-Shaped Dish (Ages 3+)

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Kids grow up so fast. In just a few years their hands will be from itty bitty to nearly rivaling your own!! Try this twist on the classic handprint in clay to capture a memory.

Mason Jar Terrarium (Ages 3+)

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Bottle up some greenery for your grandparents! Take a field trip to your local plant nursery to collect some succulents, stones, and soil. Then, add them to an old mason jar! Before you get started, watch this video to learn how to make a self-sustaining terrarium!

DIY Crystal Ombre Soap (Ages 7+)

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Craft and customize two kinds of colorful, crystal-inspired soaps while you explore mineral science, colorful ombre geodes, and the squeaky-clean chemical reactions between soap, grime, and water. And after all that, you end up with a beautiful homemade gift for grandma & grandpa.

Rolled Picture Frame (Ages 9+)

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Not only does this DIY frame give you the opportunity to bond with your kids while you craft, it also makes a gorgeous result that any grandparent would be proud to display in their home.

Punch Needle Pillow (Ages 14+)

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There’s nothing grandparents love more than something homemade that they can use forever! Explore textile art, with this project that packs a serious punch! Plan your design for your punch-needle pillow, transfer it onto the fabric, and mount it to the punch frame. Learn how to use (and thread!) your punch needle, so you can fill in your design with colorful, fluffy yarn.

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