Does your child love American Girl Dolls? If they also like to do arts and crafts, there are several new American Girl crafts that young girls will love to do so they can personalize their own belongings and their favorite American Girl doll.
These arts and crafts kits are inspired by the individual, collectible American Girl Dolls. Each doll had a favorite craft, based on the era they lived in. There are 6 different historical character kits that focus on weaving, embroidery, painting and string art. Though they are historical activities, they include modern colors and embellishments.
This craft allows the child to create 1 bag with cute flower buttons. Girls mix and match felt flowers, and sew them onto a button. The bag has multiple button holes, and the child can then re-decorate their bag anytime they like. This kit includes 72 pieces and is recommended for girls ages 8 and up.
Many parents love scrapbooking and this is a fun way for children to learn the art of scrapbooking their favorite family memories and times spent with their American Girl Doll. This scrapbook album includes 660 pieces. There are 20 designer scrapbook pages, 252 stickers, bubble stickers, journaling stickers, title stickers, cut-out shapes, gem stickers and foam adhesive squares. The child will need to include their own photographs, acid-free adhesive, a pencil and scissors to complete the project. There are excellent hints included in the book itself that tell the child what size photo they will need to fill the space, how to crop a photo and different ways to personalize their scrapbook. Recommended for ages 8 and up, this scrap book is absolutely beautiful.
Sew & Shares encourage girls to place a small note in the special pocket, then sew together two pre-cut fabric pieces. In addition, there is a miniature version of the same craft girls can complete then share with their friends. These smaller versions can additionally be used as decorations, pencil toppers or hair and fashion accessories.
This kit with 149 pieces, lets girls create paper hanging decorations that include stick-on embellishments, pom-poms, flowers, hears, stars and messages. Items stick to the decorations using adhesive foam squares, so no glue is required.
This kit creates a jumbo jewelry organizer utilizing adhesive papers, sparkly gem stickers, bubble stickers, cut-out shapes, stacked stickers, etc. 12 sticker labels help kids organize their jewelry. This kit includes 230 pieces and is recommended for girls ages 8 and up. A glue stick is required but not included in the kit to complete this activity.