We’ve made it easier for you to find unique and creative gifts for kids 5 to 12 years old. Here are 10 gift ideas for fun activities sure to spark creativity!

Natural Resources, gift guide for

Stuffed Animal Making Kit, $29.99

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Get crafty with your kids with this one-of-a-kind stuffed animal making kit. The perfect rainy day activity to bring a new friend to life for kids 8 and up.

Clover Toys, gift guide for kids

Gummy Candy Lab, $20

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Kids will feel like mad scientists when they experiment with making their own gummy candy and learn about the scientific properties of natural polymers. Best for kiddos 8 and up!

KOBO at Higo, gift guide for kids

Creativity and Drawing Kit, $46

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This New York Times best selling activity book and colored pencil kit will help spark creativity in any kid.

Duende District Books, gift guide for kids

Milk Bar: Kids Only Cookbook, $21.15

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Milk Bar founder Christina Tosi’s kids cookbook is filled with over 80 easy recipes perfect for the aspiring baker.

Note: the link will take you to the store’s Bookshop page instead of the product to ensure sales go to Duende District Books.

The handmade showroom, gift guide for kids

Crayon Rocks – 32 Colors in a Muslin Bag, $18

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This muslin bag of non-toxic soy wax crayon rocks is great for young children and are an eco-friendly alternative to regular crayons.

the Lit. Bar, gift guide for kids

How to Draw Comics the Marvel Way, $16.55

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For aspiring comic book artists, this how-to guide will help kids create their own characters inspired by the Marvel superheroes they know and love.

Note: the link will take you to the store’s Bookshop page instead of the product to ensure sales go to The Lit. Bar.

Meeples Games, gift guide for kids

Rory’s Story Cubes Star Wars, $14.99

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Sharpen your kids wits, storytelling skills, and inspire creativity all while having a blast with Rory’s Story Cubes board game featuring their favorite “Star Wars” characters.

Estelita's Library, gift guide for kids

Awesome Science Experiments for Kids, $13.79

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This book is chock full of over 100 hands-on projects to get kids excited about science. Perfect for children 5 to 10!

Note: the link will take you to the store’s Bookshop page instead of the product to ensure sales go to Estelita’s Library.

Stuhlbergs, gift guide for kids

Air Fort, $58

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Pillow forts who? Enjoy some quality time with your kids without the hassle and mess of creating your own fort. This inflatable air fort is up in 30 seconds for your next cozy movie night or game night.

Ada's Technical Books & Cafe, gift guide for kids

Ada Twist, Scientist, $18.99

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This catchy kids book by beloved children’s book author Andrea Beaty will help inspire young children interested in STEM.

The Handmade Showroom

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