Children or teenagers love to be creative and make their own jewelry, this especially is true for children or teens on the spectrum. These types of kits or activities helps them practice their fine motor skills and hand eye coordination! What better way for them to express their skills than by providing them with a compact kit that gives them the opportunity to design their own jewelry boxes and decorate their books.
Here are some great examples of kits that you can get online from Amazon today.
Orb Factory Sticky Mosaics: Jewelry Box –Ages 6-15
This decorating kit contains all the things needed in order for your child to make a pretty little jewelry box. This set features one plain jewelry box that has two drawers. The box is made from a sturdy cardboard and measures 4″ x 6″(9.5cm x 14.5cm). Each kit comes with a mosaic flower design template and over 1,000 sticky foam and jewel pieces that are used to stick on the box. There are easy to use instructions so that young children and teens are able to follow along and produce a fantastically designed box.
This is the perfect gift, art craft activity, and/or fine motor activity for younger children/teens on the spectrum. This will keep a child/teen entertained for hours on end with the result of a beautiful object at the end.
Melissa & Doug Deluxe Wooden Bead Set– Ages 4 & Up
Once your child/teen has created their jewelry box they will want to have some jewelry to put in it and the Melissa & Doug Deluxe Wooden Bead Set is a great kit that will provide, screen free fun & creativity, fine motor skills development, and an opportunity of creating a whole host of necklaces and bracelets.
This set contains 220 little beads and 8 cords. This will help develop a child’s concentration skills as well as motor skills due to the accuracy needed in order to thread the beads properly.
Alex Toys Friends 4 Ever Bracelet Making Kit–Ages 12+
Children/Teens love to make friendship bracelets to share with their buddies and this particular kit provides them with a range of things that will help them to create bracelets of different styles and colors. This kit includes a beading needle, 22 colors of floss, which is the basis of each bracelet, 4 looms which will allow for the creation of bracelets of different styles and patterns and a multitude of colorful plastic beads.
The Alex Toys Friends 4 Ever Bracelet Making Kit comes in a nifty carrying case so it would be a suitable toy for children to take with them to a friend’s house or when visiting other family members.
These are just a few examples of the type of jewelry making kits that can make wonderful gift items for any special occasion.
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