Top 10 Arts and Crafts Toys 2017


Little girl with fingerpaint on hands

2017 Best Kids’ Arts & Crafts Toys and Kits

 

Little girl with fingerpaint on handsThere may be nothing like arts and crafts toys to allow kids to unleash their creativity and imagination. Again, this year has brought along a wonderful variety of picks that encourage boys and girls of all ages to do just that — unleash!

What’s here: On this page is a list of the top 10 kids’ arts and crafts toys for the Christmas holidays of 2017 and into 2017 – the ones that are getting the most positive attention, with the highest level of popularity by sales and overall higher ratings from consumers. Toys for a variety of ages are included in the list.

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Post Updated: April 9th, 2017

 

What’s Here:

1. Craft-tastic String Art Kit
2. ALEX Toys Super Window Sticker Art
3. Project Mc2 Create Your Own Lip Balm Lab
4. Just My Style Designer Scrapbook
5. Crayola Play ‘N Fold 2-in-1 Art Studio
6. ALEX Toys Little Hands Button Art
7. ALEX Spa Hair Chalk Salon
8. 4M Magnetic Mini Tile Art
9. Klutz Nail Art
10. ALEX Toys Giant Art Jar

Top 10 Arts and Crafts Toys:

 

1. Craft-tastic String Art Kit

Price: $19.99
6 new from $15.003 used from $11.09

Ages: 10 and up

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To introduce the 2017 list of the top 10 arts and crafts toys for kids, here is the Craft-tastic String Art Kit.

String art has been around for quite some time, but we used peg boards and yarn. So this setup is a bit more advanced. There are 3 canvases with pins that push into stencil templates. Or, kiddos create their own.

 

 

 

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2. ALEX Toys Super Window Sticker Art

Price: $15.99
You save: $0.09 (1 %)
15 new from $15.992 used from $10.21

Ages: 6-10

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Marking the second spot among this year’s best arts and crafts toys is from one of my favorite toy companies – ALEX Toys Super Window Sticker Art.

I bought this for my much-younger sister a few months ago and she absolutely loved how artsy and creative it allowed her to be. There are 6 tubes of colorful, quick-drying gels to make loads of beautiful, crafty window clings.

 

 

 

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3. Project Mc2 Create Your Own Lip Balm Lab

Price: $10.32
73 new from $10.324 used from $8.94

Ages: 6-15

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How creative and fun! Third up on the list is Project Mc2 Create Your Own Lip Balm Lab.

With winter right around the corner (at this writing), lip balm is a must-have for youngsters prone to dried, cracked, chapped lips. This DIY kit lets kiddos create their own lip balms in four delicious flavors, like vanilla, strawberry, watermelon, and tropical punch.

 

 

 

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4. Just My Style Designer Scrapbook

Price: $29.99
4 new from $15.000 used

Ages: 6 and up

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Also managing a spot among the best arts & crafts toys for 2017 and into 2017 is Just My Style Designer Scrapbook.

For little girls who love capturing memories in pictures, drawings, and handwritten pages, this Designer Scrapbook is perfection. Kids use stickers and colorful markers to design their own scrapbook. Then they fill that awesome scrapbook with mementoes and awesome memories.

 

 

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5. Crayola Play ‘N Fold 2-in-1 Art Studio

Price: $45.67
9 new from $45.670 used

Ages: 3 and up

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The Crayola Play ‘N Fold 2-in-1 Art Studio also makes its own place among this year’s top kids’ arts and crafts toys and kits.

Lovin’ this Art Studio—mostly because storage is super-simple, since the easel folds away in a few quick, easy snaps. It also goes from a nifty desk for all kinds of artistic mediums, to a chalkboard easel with an eraser.

 

 

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6. ALEX Toys Little Hands Button Art

Price: $11.21
You save: $15.29 (58 %)
53 new from $11.210 used

Ages: 2 and up

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Hitting the next position on the list — ALEX Toys Little Hands Button Art.

Button Art is a fun, colorful way for toddlers to hone their hand-eye coordination and creative skills. Kids have a board, complete with several pictures templates, like a dinosaur, ladybug, and truck. Using buttons, they finish up the different pictures.

 

 

 

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7. ALEX Spa Hair Chalk Salon

Price: $7.99
You save: $7.00 (47 %)
54 new from $2.611 used from $6.05

Ages: 8 and up

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Another great pick among the 2017 favorite arts and crafts toys from this super-creative toy company – ALEX Spa Hair Chalk Salon.

For crafty girls with love for color-changing strands, Hair Chalk is a temporary, DIY box of washable, safe color pens. Youngsters use the chalks to color their long locks in vibrant hues, like pink and blue. Washes out with shampoo.

 

 

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8. 4M Magnetic Mini Tile Art

Price: $9.83
You save: $1.28 (12 %)
32 new from $9.700 used

Ages: 8 and up

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And 8th in line of this year’s best arts and crafts kits for kids is 4M Magnetic Mini Tile Art.

I love mosaics, so Mini Tile Art is totally up my alley. This art kit comes with tiles that kids attach their pictures to, then make those pictures magnetic for fridge display. These make awesome gifts for family and friends.

 

 

 

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9. Klutz Nail Art

Price: $18.97
You save: $3.02 (14 %)
41 new from $14.510 used

Ages: 6 and up

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Klutz Nail Art arrives at #9 on the list.

Nail Art is all the rage with fashionable girls, especially with all of the YouTube videos about DIY, at-home manicures. In this kit, kids will find 35 cool designs for their fingernails, like watermelons, Minnie Mouse polka-dots, and cow patterns.

 

 

 

 

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10. ALEX Toys Giant Art Jar

Price: $18.31
You save: $0.63 (3 %)
20 new from $18.311 used from $14.68

Ages: 3-10

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Perhaps my favorite comes in as the final pick of the top ten children’s arts and crafts toys, yet another from the ALEX toy company with their Giant Art Jar.

The Giant Art Jar is exactly what it sounds like. A ginormous, packed-to-full, plastic jar of art supplies. There are pom-poms in all kinds of sparkly colors, crepe paper with fringes, feathers, pipe cleaners, and anything your little artist needs.

 

 

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This Top 10 Arts and Crafts Toys page was modified to reflect current information on April 9th, 2017.