In a world brimming with toys, games, and gadgets, there’s a certain magic in giving a gift that not only brings immediate delight but also leaves behind a trail of memories. Consumable gifts, those delightful treasures that tantalize the taste buds, inspire creativity, or immerse kids in a world of sensory exploration, have a unique ability to ignite joy in the here and now, while leaving a lingering sense of fulfillment.
This guide is an invitation to dive into the enchanting realm of consumable gifts for kids—a world where the act of giving extends beyond the physical and resonates with experiences that are savored, cherished, and remembered. From delectable treats that tickle their taste buds to art supplies that transform into masterpieces, each selection is chosen with the intention of offering a unique sensory adventure.
Together, let’s embark on a journey through this curated collection, where every chosen gift is a promise of delightful moments, shared laughter, and the pure joy of indulgence. Whether it’s a carefully crafted DIY kit, a gourmet delight, or a hands-on activity that sparks imagination, these consumable gifts are designed to create lasting memories.
So, with hearts brimming with anticipation and a spirit of giving, let’s explore the world of consumable treasures, where the act of gifting becomes a celebration of experiences. Get ready to savor the joy and witness the little ones in your life embrace the magic of the present moment. Let the adventure begin!
1- Paint by Sticker Kids Book
Includes everything you need to create ten sticker paintings on sturdy card stock. Kids will love stickering a Mars rover, a space shuttle, an astronaut, iconic celestial bodies like Saturn, Jupiter, and the Sun, and more! Plus, the back of each image includes a fascinating scientific fact about each galactic subject. Includes glow-in-the-dark stickers!
2- Magnetic Mini Tile Art
An Exciting Arts and Crafts Project for Boys and Girls: Kids love painting and our craft kit encourages creativity and family time! Enjoy and build memories with the special children in your life. And, cherish the beautiful keepsakes! Let their Imagination Soar: Design the tiles as pieces in a handmade board game, paint as wall decor for a dollhouse, create a galaxy diorama with stars and planets or paint various animal faces for a zoo collage!
3- Light-Up Drawing Tees
These t-shirts double as an activity! They come with a light wand, and, when kids illuminate it and draw over the shirt’s special panel, it makes a cool glow-in-the-dark design. The design fades after about five minutes, so they can do it over and over again. (It also works with a phone flashlight.) Ages 3+
4- Earth Science Kit
MASSIVE SCIENCE KIT FOR CURIOUS KIDS – More than 15 experiment activities including dueling water tornadoes, building an erupting volcano, growing a crystal, two geologic dig kits, and more. ENOUGH TO GO AROUND – This science lab allows kids to conduct multiple experiments and is great to share with family, friends, or classmates; you will enjoy the magic of discovery together. THE SECRET IS THE SCIENCE – A detailed learning guide teaches the science at work in the experiments, allowing your child to develop a deep, lasting appreciation for a variety of Earth sciences
5- Mega Fossil Dig Kit
DIG UP PREHISTORIC FOSSILS – These genuine fossils are millions of years old! Dig for shark and stingray teeth, brachiopods, mosasaurs, ammonites, and more. This Mega Fossil Dig Kit is one of our top learning toys, providing hours of educational fun, and helping to inspire a lifelong love of learning! EXPLORE PALEONTOLOGY – Excavate incredible, real fossils using the included tools of the trade: a chisel, brush, and magnifying glass. This kit makes an excellent STEM gift for boys and girls!
6- Air Hogs Zero Gravity Laser Race Car
Kids will be amazed as this race car drives up the walls and even onto the ceiling! It can drive over any smooth surface (without damaging walls), and it’s guided by a laser that kids can use to direct its path. Ages 8+
7- CraftLab Embroidery Kit
THE PERFECT STAY AT HOME CRAFT KIT gift for 7 to 13 year olds. Our DIY kids embroidery kit for beginners offers hours of fun, educational, skill-based craft kit for kids. ALL THE SUPPLIES YOU NEED TO COMPLETE 10 CUTE EMBROIDERY DESIGNS – 10 iron-on transfer designs, 2 embroidery hoops, fabric, 12 colors of embroidery floss, needles, bonus tote bag, 23 pages of detailed, easy-to-follow instructions. LEARN THE TRADITIONAL ART OF EMBROIDERY – the perfect way to reduce kids screen time, while engaging their hands, hearts and minds. Educational experts praise CraftLab kids Arts and Crafts kits and projects over online apps and games – kids Arts and Crafts kits offer deeper engagement and promote smarter, more resourceful learners.
8- DIY Squishies
The squishy trend shows no signs of going away any time soon, and if kids are looking to add to their collections, this is for them. The set comes with 10 cream-scented squishies in random shapes, and kids can color them in however they like! (Note: Paint and markers are not included.) Ages 3+
9- Hanna Andersson Spider-Verse Hoodies
If Across the Spider-Verse has them obsessed with all things Spidey, they’ll love these hoodies, inspired by Peter Parker, Miles Morales and Gwen Stacy. When kids put the hoods on, they can look through the cut-out eyeholes — so cool! All the hoodies are made in a comfy French terry. Sizes 2 – 12
10- BrainBolt Genius
This one gives kids’ minds and fingers a workout! Colored lights flash in a pattern, and then players are challenged to repeat it. Good Housekeeping testers appreciated that it had different modes of play, including single player and head-to-head (and, our favorite, silent). Ages 7+
As we draw the curtain on this exploration of consumable gifts for kids, it’s with a heart full of gratitude for the moments of joy, creativity, and sensory delight that these treasures bring to young hearts. Each carefully selected gift, whether it be a delectable treat that tickled their taste buds or an art kit that transformed into a masterpiece, holds the power to create lasting memories.
In the tapestry of their young lives, these consumable gifts become more than just momentary pleasures. They are the catalysts for shared experiences, the sparks of creativity, and the tangible expressions of love and care from those who hold them dear. They are the bridges that connect us through the senses, creating bonds that endure long after the last bite is taken or the final brushstroke is applied.
As you consider the perfect consumable gift for the special child in your life, remember that you’re not just offering a temporary indulgence, but an invitation to create moments of joy and connection. It’s a gesture that says, “Let’s savor this moment together. Let’s create something beautiful. Let’s revel in the simple pleasures of life.” Whether it’s a gift for a birthday, a holiday, or just an unexpected gesture of love, the impact it leaves will be immeasurable.
So, as you witness the smiles, laughter, and wide-eyed wonder that these consumable gifts evoke, know that you’re not just giving a gift; you’re giving an experience. You’re contributing to a tapestry of memories, woven with threads of joy, creativity, and shared moments. And in years to come, they’ll look back with fondness, remembering not only the gift itself but the love and care that accompanied it.
Thank you for joining us on this journey of giving, where every consumable treasure holds the promise of creating beautiful, memorable moments for the remarkable children who touch our lives. Here’s to savoring the joy and making every experience a cherished memory!