Homemade birthday gifts are a special way to show loved ones that you really care about them. The best thing about these homemade birthday gifts is that kids can make them on their own or with just a little help.
Below you will find the best homemade birthday gifts for kids to make from across the web! Including homemade birthday gifts kids can make for mom, dad, sister, brother, grandma and grandpa!
Homemade Birthday Gifts for Kids to Make
These 30 homemade birthday gift ideas include a variety of ideas for all members of the family. Most are easy enough for older kids to make on their own and younger kids to make with help.
Homemade Birthday Gifts for Mom
Bead Loom Bracelet – With these DIY Bead Loom kids can create one of a kind beaded bracelets for mom! All you need are some craft sticks to build the bead loom and thread and beads to design the bracelet.
Super Easy Felt Coffee Cup Cozies by Craft Whack. These adorable coffee cup cozies are super easy for kids to make and mom will love they way they keep her coffee warm! All you need to make them is some felt and embroidery thread.
Energizing Lemon Sugar Scrub by Lemon Lime Adventures. Gift mom an at-home spa day with some homemade energizing lemon sugar scrub. After using this easy to make, invigorating sugar scrub, mom will feel like a new woman!
Wine Bottle Candle Holders by Happy Hooligans. These unique wine bottle candle holders will look stunning on the dining room table or fireplace mantle. They are easy for kids to make by recycling wine bottles and gluing colorful tissue paper to the outside of the bottle.
Family Portrait Embroidery Hoop by Mama.Papa.Bubba. All mom’s love family portraits and their child’s artwork. What better way to bring a smile to mom’s face than with this adorable family portrait embroidery hoop?
Homemade Birthday Gifts for Dad
“King of the Grill” Lion Handprint BBQ Apron by On My Kid’s Plate. The grilling dad always needs an apron. This kid-designed handprint BBQ apron is as adorable as it is useful. It’s the perfect birthday gift for your “King of the Grill”!
How to Make and Easy DIY Clay Thumbprint Heart Keychain by A Hundred Affections. Help Dad keep track of his keys with this DIY clay keepsake keychain. All you need is some clay, thread, beads and a keyring.
Kid-Made Scribble Mug by I Heart Arts n Crafts. Have a coffee loving Dad? The kids can make him this scribble mug with a white ceramic mug, stickers and Sharpie markers. It’s so easy, even a toddler can create a one-of-a-kind mug for Dad’s birthday!
Salt Dough Handprint Bowl by Messy Little Monsters. Dad will love this adorable keepsake handprint bowl to keep his change and keys in. It’s easy to make with some air-dry clay and acrylic paints.
Handprint Grilling Plate by Crafty Mama in ME. If Dad is a grill man, he needs a grilling plate. This adorable plate with the children’s handprints on it will be treasured forever. All you need is a white plate, some paints and markers to create this homemade birthday gift.
DIY Cedarwood Beard Balm by Fireflies and Mudpies. This homemade birthday gift is for the bearded dads who would enjoy a little pampering. With a little help the kids can mix up some manly scented, cedarwood beard balm.
Homemade Birthday Gifts for Sister
DIY Washer Necklace by Art Bar. For the creative sister, this DIY Washer necklace is an excellent birthday gift! It’s frugal and customizable to their fashion sense. All that is needed is some washers, nail polish, thread and maybe some beads.
DIY Kool Aid Lip Balm by One Crazy Mom. Nothing is cooler than Kool Aid lip balm! Sisters of all ages would love this colorful and tasty gift for her lips in her favor flavor!
Quick Craft Stick Bracelets by MollyMooCrafts. These cool bracelets are quick and easy to make with popsicle sticks and fabric scraps, paper or threads. Any sister would be impressed to receive this homemade gift!
Princess Play Dough Kit by Mama.Papa.Bubba. Kids can help make some homemade play dough for their sister with this easy recipe. Then they can help create this princess play dough kit. Any little sister would love to get this kit as a gift!
Rainbow Bath Bombs by STEAM Powered Family. Sisters of all ages will love this homemade birthday gift! Rainbow bath bombs are a super fun and luscious way to pamper your little or big sister!
Homemade Birthday Gifts for Brother
Paracord Survival Bracelets by Happiness is Homemade. These cool and stylish woven bracelets are made with paracord string. They are simple to make and would make a neat gift for any brother.
How to Make a Marshmallow Blow Gun out of PVC Pipe by Frugal Fun for Boys & Girls. I’m not sure of any brother, young or old who wouldn’t love to receive a marshmallow blow gun as a gift! This awesome gift is easy to make with PVC pipes and glue.
No-Sew Fleece Blanket by The Joys of Boys. I know my snuggly boys would love a homemade blanket as a gift! This no-sew fleece blanket is the perfect gift for kids to make and give to a brother.
Glow in the Dark Slime by The Best Ideas for Kids. Kids love to make and play with slime. What better way to show a brother some love than to make a homemade slime gift for them?
Pebble Domino Game by Paging Super Mom. This unique domino set is made using rocks and paint markers. It’s a simple and frugal gift for kids to make that any brother would love!
Homemade Birthday Gifts for Grandma
Sharpie Coasters by My Frugal Adventures. Grandma would absolutely love to show off these coasters made by her grandchildren! All you need are ceramic tiles and Sharpie markers to create these colorful coasters that will be as unique as the artist who makes them!
Handmade Owl Heat Pack by Thirty Handmade Days. These adorable owl heat packs are the perfect gift for grandma! All you need is fabric scraps and rice to make this unique gift.
How to Make a Rag Rug Using a Hula Hoop by The Country Chic Cottage. Kids can easily make grandma a little rug or woven trivet by using this hula hoop method. All you need to make this homemade birthday gift is some stripes of rags or t-shirts and a hula hoop!
Homemade Tie Dye Bookmark by Happy Hooligans. For the reading Grandma, kids can make this neat homemade tie dye bookmark! Sharpies and rubbing alcohol is what is used to create this unique design.
Beaded Napkin Rings by Buggy and Buddy. Gift Grandma some homemade beaded napkin rings to use during family dinners. All that is needed to make this homemade birthday gift is glass beads and wire.
Homemade Birthday Gifts for Grandpa
Decorating Golf Balls by Laughing Kids Learn. Do you have a golfing Grandpa? Have the kids decorate some golf balls with permanent markers for a one-of-a-kind birthday gift.
Painted Rock Garden Markers from Crafts by Amanda. These painted rock garden markers are the perfect homemade birthday gift that kids can make for the gardening grandpa. All that is needed are some good sized rocks and acrylic paint to create some unique garden markers.
World’s Greatest Pop Gift in a Jar by The Gunny Sack. This cute gift in a jar is perfect for the grandfather that goes by ‘Pops’. Kids can help fill this big jar with “pop” themed treats, snacks and candy!
Make a Car Air Freshener by Suburbia Unwrapped. This simple homemade car air freshener is the perfect homemade birthday gift for the car enthusiast grandpa. To make this easy air freshener you’ll need some fabric, basic craft supplies and Grandpa’s favorite essential oil scent.
LEGO DIY Key Hanger by Felix Grauer at Design\Milk. Kids can help Grandpa keep track of his keys by making this simple LEGO key hanger. It’s an easy, homemade birthday gift for kids to make using LEGO bricks they probably already have.
I hope these 30 homemade birthday gift ideas help you and your kids make someone you love feel very special on their birthday!
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