Activity Kits for Kids

We are major suckers for any type of one-stop-shop activity! As fun as a good DIY kid’s project can be, it usually requires prep work and organization that we simply don’t always have. We’ve rounded up our tried and true activity kits and sets, as well as some we can’t wait to try out!

no. 1 Builder Construction Set // Design, build and rebuild again with this easy-to-use construction set, which includes everything a young inquisitive mind needs.

no. 2 Cup of Caterpillars // Kids watch 5 tiny larvae embark upon their remarkable journey from caterpillar to butterfly.

no. 3 Sparkling Squishy Soap Kit // Make colorful soaps that are squishy to the touch and learn the science behind soap making.

no. 4 Puppet Making Kit // Use your imagination to make 12 felt hand puppets with googly eyes, pom poms, pipe cleaners, and more.

no. 5 Origami for Kids // 20 easy-to-make projects with simple folding instructions are provided for fascinating bunnies, crabs, bugs, dogs and more.

no. 6 Swirl & Style Tie Dye Studio // Watch as the mess-free, self-contained spinning orb transforms ordinary items to bright, colorful tie dye art.

no. 7 Build & Paint Rescue Vehicles // Pre-cut wooden pieces and easy-to-follow instructions allow you to build an ambulance, a police cruiser, and a fire truck.

no. 8 Primary Science Lab Set // Experiment and explore with real science tools, perfectly sized for little hands.

no. 9 Aircraft Engineer Kit or Robot Engineer Kit // Large building pieces enable small hands to construct models of the 10 aircrafts or robots featured in the accompanying stories.

no. 10 Grow N’ Glow Terrarium // This kit allows you to craft, plant, water and grow your own terrarium tabletop garden.

no. 11 Snap Circuits Junior or Snap Circuits Jr. Select // Combine the components to create over 100 working circuit boards just like the ones found inside televisions, radios, and other electronic devices. 

no. 12 Connecting Straws Building Kit // Build a variety of structures using ingenious connectors, colorful straws and wheels.

no. 13 Make Clay Charms Kit // Make, bake, and shine more than 35 designs and then attach your creations to the included bracelet.

no. 14 Pop Snap Bead Jewelry Kit // A mix and match jewelry making kit that just “pops” together and “snaps” apart.

no. 15 Dynamo Dominoes Set // A colorful trail of wooden domino blocks with special add-on features including a bridge, bell, rails, and assorted tricks.

no. 16 Kinetic Sand // Unfold the box to reveal a beachy play space and tools to create sandcastles anywhere. When you’re finished building, simply close it all up.

no. 17 Backyard Explorer Kit // A world of adventure and learning awaits with this kit designed to inspire young explorers.

no. 18 Spirograph // Create beautiful patterned art pieces.

no. 19 Make a Mask Kit // Everything you need to create nine colorful felt masks based on earth, water, air and fire.

no. 20 Aquabeads // With the original water-activated bead craft set, you create, spray, flip tray and they stay.

no. 21 Marble Run Set // Build tracks that twist turn and spin with merry-go-rounds, vortex funnels, and spinners.

no. 22 Rainbow Loom Bracelet Kit // Learn to be a pro bracelet maker with the easy to follow instruction guides in this all-in-one kit.

no. 23 decorate a teepee, pirate ship, restaurant, or barn // With hundreds of ways to create and design these large, cardboard structures, you’re in for hours of fun.

no. 24 Pattern Blocks and Boards Set // Inspire kids to explore shapes and colors as they fill wooden backgrounds with sturdy wooden pieces.

no. 25 Letter & Number Stamp Set // Use 70+ sturdy wooden-handled rubber stamps to complete a fun-filled activity book.

no. 26 Face Paint Kit // Have fun creating colorful designs with the step-by-step instruction book, paints, stencils, and brushes.

no. 27 Fairy Lantern Kit // Create a little fairy magic and wonder with this glowing jar.

no. 28 Paint a Picnic Craft Kit // A basket filled with wooden shapes are waiting to be turned into the picnic of your dreams. Have an imaginary picnic anytime, anywhere.