Again it is time to celebrate for Christmas. What you plan to send out to your children? Do you wish you could send more meaningful presents rather than perishable gift? Then unique and personalized Christmas gifts become your first choice. Nothing could be more cherish-worthy than a handmade gift for those young people in your lives.
Toys are fine and all, but they can cost a fortune. Here I would like to share some unique Christmas gift ideas to help you send out a handmade Christmas gift to your children.
1. Video cards
It will be a great gift for a new mom who is interested in using computer with her baby as a learning tool. You can list all the important words and images that you think a young infant need to know. Click to play the DIY video. Then teach your baby one by one. If you already have kids, this would be a fun project for you. You can click here to learn how to make a video card.
2. Knit a stuffed animal
Maybe some of you consider knitting as a tough thing. But in fact, if you could use thick needles and thick yarn, you should be able to jig up something that can be shaped into a hippopotamus-like form. Then knit it big and feel it afterwards. You can click here to learn how to make s stuffed animal in 10 steps.
3. Making matching outfits for your child and the stuffed animal
Children are always fancy about new things. If a stuffed animal is not enough, you can make a suite of matching outfits for him and his stuffed animal. A neighbor of mine once knit up a rabbit for his daughter, and made a little vest and scarf for the monkey and a matching one for the girl. Those days, she always loved wearing the new clothes and dragging her matching rabbit around with him. If you can sew or knit, you can do this.
4. Record your child’s growth
Make a photo album with your children’s pictures each year, and write out your best wishes to them. When they grow up, it will be a big fortune to them. Considering paper ones are not ideal for long-time preserve, you can make some video ones or DVD ones. For the details about how to do it, you can click here. Here is a ready-made video photo album from YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kNKVrcqO0r8
These are just part of my ideas, do you have any more? Send something unusual to your child, and have a merry Christmas.