Planning your kid's birthday bash and want to make it extra special? Here are some great party favor craft ideas for you– DIY party favors that will have the young ones grinning from ear to ear! Forget store-bought goodies; let's dive into the world of crafting and create unforgettable memories for your child and their friends.

Personalized Goodie Bags:

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Start the party on a high note with personalized goodie bags. Grab plain bags and let the kids unleash their artistic side with markers, stickers, and glitter. They can decorate their own bags, making each one unique, special and a fun reminder of the celebration. Craft a bag that is a part of your party favor.

DIY Party Goodie Bags

The party kids would enjoy themed stickers (a much less messy craft) Let you imagination soar and offer glitter, stickers, to customized the bags to enhance your party theme.

DIY Slime Jars:

Another DIY party favor craft idea from

These are so cute and I appreciate that the slime is confined to the plastic jar. It is important to use a plastic jar that has a smaller chance of breaking.

These mesmerizing jars are filled with custom-made slime in vibrant colors and captivating textures. For a clean version, leave the objects and slime in the jar and rotate it to see how it changes. Kids get to take home not just a jar of slime but a portable universe of fun and creativity that will keep them entertained long after the celebration is over. It's a hands-on experience that turns any party into a slime-tastic sensational party favor craft! Please make sure that the objects are age appropriate for the age group you are working with.

Scented Playdough Jars:

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Create a sensory experience with scented playdough jars. Make batches of playdough in different colors and scents (think lavender, mint, or citrus). Package them in small jars, and kids will have a delightful and aromatic playtime souvenir. These scented wonders not only engage the senses but also provide hours of imaginative play. Scented Pay Dough is a wonderful take home gift. Another great party favors.

Build-Your-Own Bracelets:

There are so many ideas out there to create fun bracelets for kids. This one, from Kids Activities Blog, is so easy! Because safety concerns. This is an interesting read about balloon safety from VeryWellFAmily. I would use these not as an activity or craft, but as a party favor to be sent home. As always, be thoughtful and plan age appropriate activities and favors for your guests.

Let the little fashionistas shine by providing a build-your-own bracelet station. Gather an array of beads, strings, and charms, and watch as the kids create their stylish accessories. Not only is it a fun activity, but they also leave with a one-of-a-kind bracelet to show off to their friends.

Seedling Planting Kits:

This idea could be used for quite a few party themes. An example from SimplyMoxie. You could also use a plant seedling instead of seeds.

Encourage a love for nature by gifting seedling planting kits. Provide small pots, soil, and a variety of seeds. Kids can plant their seeds during the party and take home a little pot of potential greenery. It's a gift that keeps on growing!

DIY Superhero Capes:

This is a great no-sew tutorial for Super Hero Capes.

Turn your little guests into superheroes with DIY superhero capes. Provide plain capes, fabric markers, and stickers. Let the kids unleash their super creativity, decorating their capes with their unique superhero symbols. They'll leave the party feeling like they can conquer the world! This is a party craft favor that will be enjoyed long after the party.

Mini Terrariums:

From Crafting Chicks comes a great craft for multiple ages of party goers. It's great because the plants are artificial and never require watering. For safety sake, I would substitute plastic ball jars which are available on the internet.

Bring a bit of nature indoors with mini terrariums. Provide small glass jars, pebbles, soil, and small succulents or air plants. Kids can assemble their mini garden during the party and take home a little piece of nature.


Planning a memorable and enjoyable party doesn't have to break the bank. With these DIY party craft ideas, you can add a personal touch to your child's celebration while keeping it fun and budget-friendly. So, gather your crafting supplies, let the creativity flow, and watch as the kids leave the party with smiles on their faces and a bag full of fantastic DIY goodies!

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