Do you have a craft-crazy child? Or would you like to introduce your tween/early teen to fun crafts? You can! The 5 Award Winning Craft Kits for Middle Schoolers listed below cover a variety of different crafts, that appeal to middle school aged kids.
Yes, some of them can be done by younger kids too. And of course, if you have the skills or the desire, you can introduce your child to embroidery, crochet, quilting, sewing, painting, pottery and more. There are so many craft possibilities ….and so many things your child can make!
These award winning products are parent tested and kid approved. In order to be a Parents’ Picks Award Winner, these products go through a rigorous approval process with over 50 criteria, including thinking skills, character building, engagement, ease of use, innovativeness, quality, durability, and creative thinking. These products come highly recommended and we hope you will love these award winning products as much as we do.
The 5 Award Winning Craft Kits for Middle Schoolers of 2017 are listed alphabetically.
Friendly Bands Sunshine Loom Craft Kit, from Faber-Castell
This kit provides a fun and easy way to create bracelets, rings and more. It contains one 9-1/4 inch round sunshine loom and clear lid, 1 hook, 3 special charms, 24 links, 600 rubber bands and one instruction manual. For younger kids – teens.
Me-Flower Fleece Quilt Arts and Crafts, from Melissa & Doug
Your kids can knot-together a no-sew fleece quilt! The kit includes 48 12-inch by 12-inch fleece squares with slotted fringe for easy tying, detailed illustrated instructions, and lots of design ideas to spark creativity. Younger kids can do this craft too!
Potholder Purse, from Harrisville Designs
Your tween/teen can make 2 potholders, then sew them together to make a cute purse. The kit includes a sturdy metal 7″ x 7″ potholder loom and enough 100% cotton loops to make 2 potholders (needle and thread for attaching potholders not included). The kit also includes: 100% wool yarn for the strap, fleece for making felted buttons (colors vary), 2 hooks (1 for weaving, 1 for finishing), and illustrated instructions. This purse comes in a variety of colors.
Sock Monkey Kit, from Sock Monkey
This is a fresh, colorful, organic take on the classic sock monkey. The recycled polyfill stuffing for this kit was at one time a plastic bottle. Rather make a pink monkey? You can! The sock monkey comes in a variety of colors.
Trendy Tank Craft Kit, from Craftivity
The kit includes everything you need to create one-size-fits-most (Adult M) tank top, including a tank top, pink and blue pigment dye, foam brush and iron-on metallic letter transfers. Includes instructions on the art of ombre dying. Specifically for ages 12-16.
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