Heart's Desire: Inexpensive Birthday Gift

Recently I read a blog post, "Kid Birthday Gift Idea: Summer Fun Kit," that sparked an inexpensive birthday gift idea.  The timing is perfect, as my daughter is invited to attend her friend's birthday party.  With a creative imagination, a quick trip to the craft store, 15-20m, and a 7 year old to help, this gift idea will certainly maximize the few dollars spent.  Most importantly, the Birthday Girl will be thrilled!

Craft Items/Activities
Craft Activities
The gift idea surrounds all things crafts.  By the way, the best way to find out what a 7 year old likes, is to ask another one.  That's where my daughter comes in...she helped pick out craft activities that she'd like to do.  The items purchased cost me $10 (see picture above).  I should note: I already had the birthday stickers/cupcake, necklace, and bow...otherwise, add an add'l $4 ($1/each).  Another important note is that I used a 40% off coupon and received a discount on the Celebration 8x8 Scrapbook Page Kit...reducing the purchase amount for the kit to under $3.   

Step 2 - Place Craft Items/Activities in Bucket
Craft Basket AThe bucket and birthday tissue paper were also items I had prior.  However, you can find each of these items fairly cheap at any craft store (or even at a Dollar Store) for $1/each. Once the items are placed in the  bucket, cover it with a clear gift bag.  Add embellishments, such as a bow and a birthday tag...you can personalize the tag with the birthday girl's name.  Voila!  An inexpensive birthday gift ranging between $10 - $14.  

Finished Basket
Gift Basket Idea
What do you think?  Do you have or know of any inexpensive gift ideas for kids?  Please share in a comment below.

Thanks for reading!
Danielle
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2 Comments :

  1. Visiting from #SITSSharefest

    I love this idea. It is really really cute thing to do and the way it's wrapped up - it's awesome.

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    1. Thanks Khloe! It also works with different party themes too...thanks for sharing your thoughts :-)

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