I think make and do gifts are fab. The child has the experiences of tcrafting with all thenew skills, exciting anticipation and bonding time that brings. Alongside this they get the final pleasure of the actual product. Look at these fab crafts I found at notonthehighstreet.com Their gifts are all pretty exclusive abnd you will find some treasures. These are gifts to treasure (and to keep the kids quiet!)
Each kit contains: A pair of socks, stuffing, needle and thread, instructions and template, decoration kit, birth certificate with heart charm and some sweets to eat whilst making your sock cow (yummy!) £10
Peg doll nativity
Children will love making this traditional nativity scene out of pegs and
fabric.It contains instructions and everything to make Mary, Joseph, baby Jesus, the
three kings, the Angel Gabriel and a shepherd plus a donkey and some sheep.No sewing is needed, everything can be glued, wrapped and tied.
My favourite make and do though has to be this paint your own cardboard castle. It may not be that thrifty but hours of fun are guaranteed!
They have many more exciting craft gifts so do check out the website.