Last Updated on April 20, 2022 by Danielle
Teens love this large gallon dual-pack set of Elmer’s Liquid Glue because it’s perfect for making their own DIY slime. To make slime you’ll also need baking soda and contact lens solution plus any food coloring to create the slime color. Whether he chooses to make slime or use it for arts and crafts projects, good times and fun await.
It’s never been more affordable to get started with digital art. Wacom is one of the most recognized names in the graphic tablet industry and now they have created an affordable drawing tablet for budding artists. With a 7.9 X 6.3-inch drawing area and 4096 levels of pressure sensitivity, it is so much better than using a mouse. Just like old-fashioned pen and paper, the harder you press, the darker your drawing. Finally, anybody can turn their doodles into digital art.
You could make your own DIY slime kit that contains all the necessary ingredients but you are going to be googling slime recipes all night. Original Stationary has done the work for us. This slime kit contains everything you need in the perfect ratios to make just about every type of slime from fluffy slime to fruit slime. You get glue, clay, glitters, shaving foam, slime activator, scents, and even containers. There’s a reason it’s called the ultimate slime kit!
Packed with over 2,500 solid, jewel, and star beads, the Aquabeads Super Mario Creation Cube lets Super Mario fans create popular Nintendo characters like Super Mario, Princess Peach, Yoshi, Bowser, and more. Spray the beads with water, then attach your design to the creation base. Nintendo fans will love showcasing their awesome designs to their friends and family.
The Aquabeads Animal Crossing: New Horizons Set is a craft set that lets Animal Crossing: New Horizons fans make their favorite villagers: Tom Nook, Isabelle, Peanut, Bunnie, and more. Simply create, spray with water and they stay together. With the included keychain hooks, you can even wear them.
Love Orbeez? While these aren’t Orbeez branded water beads, they’re essentially the same thing. They start out as small, hard beads. Add water to them and they magically expand into little colorful balls. They are bouncy, squishy, and come in a variety of colors. Add them to a container and run your fingers through them for a fun sensory experience. It’s just so satisfying! You can use them for a wide range of things from floral design to vase filler to spa refill and so much more.
Ever wish you could color your Orbeez? Well, now you can with orbeez Color Meez! This set includes 1,200 Orbeez, 800 of which can be grown by adding water. Add your favorite colors to the tube, shake, and play. It’s the ultimate sensory experience … and now you can customize your Orbeez the way you like.
An Amazon-exclusive, this 85-piece Crayola Ultimate Art Supplies set is perfect for your budding artist. It includes 8 Markers, 24 Crayons, 12 Colored Pencils, 8 Washable Watercolors, 1 Paint Brush, 1 Safety Scissor, 1 Washable Glue, 1 Red Storage Case, and 30 colored 5 x 7 sheets. Now let the creativity begin!
Crayola expands its Colors of the World line with this 24-piece marker set. It contains 24 shades of skin tones for creating more realistic artwork of yourself or your family. Further, kids will learn about the differences we have in our world.
Now your artwork can reflect our diverse world with this set of 24 Crayola Colors of the World Colored Pencils. In all, there are 24 different colors representing different skin tones. Express your creativity with more realism than ever before.
Celebrate 60+ years of Etch-A-Sketch creativity and fun with the classic Etch-A-Sketch. Discover the classic shake-to-erase toy that inspires unplugged creativity and has delighted generations of children. The creative possibilites are endless! What will you create?!
Capturing the classic brand of Spirograph and using the same type of gears to create endless designs, then placing it inside this animator — it spins around, lights up, and creates really cool 3D animation effects. It literally looks like your design is moving! It offers cross-generational appeal, as it appeals to both parents and kids. Kids will love the cool new animation feature.
Celebrate 50 years of Spirograph with the Super Spirograph Design Set. It features twice as many gears as the original and has a gold-colored metal 50th anniversary commemorative Spirograph gear. The complete set includes 31 Precision Spiro-Tracks, 21 Spirograph Precision Wheels, 2 Spirograph Precision Rings, 2 Spirograph Precision Racks, 31-oz. Reusable SpiroPutty, 3 Design Pens, 12 Sheets of Jumbo Design Paper, 2 25-Page Design Pads, 24-Page Design Guide Book, 1 Carry-Along Storage Case with Built-In Work Surface, and 1 Special Edition 50th Anniversary Die-Cast Spirograph Wheel. What beautiful intricate designs will you create?
Take your sensory experience to the next level with this 12-Pack of Play-Doh Slime HydroGlitz. It combines a sleek, satisfying, irresistible texture with a metallic shine. It’s slippery and smooth to the touch and oddly satisfying to play with. This set includes vibrant shimmering colors like neon green, teal, hot pink, silver, gold, blue, purple, and red lava.
This 12-can set includes super stretchy slime that’s so ooey gooey and satisfying to play with. There’s no guesswork as the slime is premade. It comes with 6 different colors. Stretch away to fun!
Want to learn to draw like a pro? The smART Sketcher 2.0 is the perfect tool to teach your child the basics of drawing. It’s been enhanced with improved hardware, new content, more durable content cartridges, a sturdier base, and built-in cartridge storage. It projects your favorite photos and pictures so kids can trace it. Kids will learn to draw by tracing the image. Best of all, it’s easy and fun. The set includes 60 step-by-step drawing and writing activities.
Here’s a cool gift idea that’s super fun. It’s do it yourself putty and you can create your own colors. The coolest part? It glows in the dark and when you’re done mixing, the fun has just begun! 13 year old boys will love stretching and playing with this stuff.
Model Magic is like soft modeling clay that allows you to craft practically anything you can imagine. The creative possibilities are virtually endless. Stretch it, smash it, and mold it however you like. Tweens also love using this molding compund for DIY butter slime. It’s so much fun and provides endless hours of crafty entertainment.
Want to make butter slime? Made in Japan, this Daiso Soft Clay is perfect for making your own butter slime at home. The quality is really impressive as is the price. Teens love making butter slime out of this soft clay and it works just as expected.
Did you notice that you can’t find glue anywhere? That’s because slime is taking over the world. It’s like a science experiment. While it is fun creating it, it is even more fun playing with it. Teens love squishing it and using it to calm down. Now you can get glow in the dark glue so she can make glow in the dark slime creations.
This 80-pack of slime supplies is perfect for slime and other arts and crafts projects. You get 9 different packets of foam balls. When you add it to slime, it makes crunchy slime blobs which are super fun! Perfect for creating Instagram moments.
Get ready to be slimed. Slime has become an obsession everywhere. It’s super fun to play with and relaxing, too. People like creating all type of slimes that have all different textures from fluffy to crunchy slime. The best part? Everything is included to create glow in the dark slime! Add your own materials to add texture.
What’s more fun than drinking soda? What about making it? With Drinkmate, you can make your own flavored bubbly soda out of regular tap water. It works by injecting carbonation into water from a CO2 pack. Who needs canned soda?
Have you ever wanted to draw comics? Illustrated by John Buscema and written by Stan Lee, this is an awesome resource for comic book artists. Written in a cheeky comic book style, the book walks you through key concepts used in comic book art such as perspective, form, anatomy, and more.
Want to learn to draw your favorite Fortnite characters from the game? With this Official Fortnite How To Draw guide, you can learn to draw your favorite character skins from the game. It offers 35 outfits, vehicles, weapons and more from the Fortnite videogame! This guide offers step-by-step guidance. This book is perfect for teens who can’t get enough of Fortnite. Now let your creativity shine through.
T-shirts, underwear, socks, and shoes just got a whole lot more exciting with this tie-dye kit from Tulip. With this 123-piece Party Kit, it would be so fun to hold a tie-dye party with all of your friends. I would want to add splotches of vibrant color to just about everything I own. Maybe I would even want to start my own tie-dye business. With 18 bottles, it creates 36 projects. Let the fun begin!
Remember the Etch-a-Sketch? Do you have an artistic idea in your head that you just want to get out? The Buddha Board allows you to paint with water with zen-like strokes. After the water dries away, your masterpiece just vanishes away and is lost in space and time. It’s a great way to practice calligraphy and it’s somehow so meditative as you learn to let your drawing go.
Neon signs are all the rage right now. With the help of a Neon sign you can replicate the look of Las Vegas at home. Wouldn’t it be cool if you could make your own Neon sign? This kit comes with everything you need. By twisting the neon light strip, you are simply shape the 3.28 ft long wire to create your own sign. What will you make it say?
Do remember photo albums? Nowadays it has become popular to scroll through photos on your phone. There is something even more special about having actual photo album that you can look though. Creating a photo book with online photos couldn’t be easier than with Snapfish. You can easily import photos and change the book’s layouts. Prices start at just over $10. Since it can be personalized, it’s such a great gift idea.
This is not just any coloring book. It’s filled with magical artifacts from the Harry Potter series that 13 year old boys can color. If he’s a fan of adult coloring books and Harry Potter, this coloring book and a pack of Primacolor soft cored colored pencils is the perfect gift.
Who would have known that coloring books would be a thing? Coloring books are totally in with teens right now. Don’t forget to thrown in some crayons.
These are not the ordinary colored pencils you grew up with. If you are big fan of the adult coloring books, these Primacolor soft core pencils are pretty much a necessity. These colored pencils go on like silk, creating bold colors. Because they are made of soft wax, the colors blend effortlessly.
Trust us, if he’s an artist, nothing will make him happier than Copic markers. Used by professional artists, these are the best drawing markers in the world. Similar to paint, these felt tip markers will bring his drawings to life like never before. This sketching grays set is perfect for beginners looking to take their art to the next level. Pair it with a sketching pad for the ultimate gift.
Imagine a world with no color. Wouldn’t that be boring? Thankfully, Sharpie Color Burst gives us a whole array of colors in this 24-count Sharpie Bust collection. These fine-tip permanent markers are perfect for artwork, marking sports gear, plastic, glass, and even wood. Get ready to boldy express your creativity.
For beginners to experienced artists, this handsome Deluxe Wooden Art Set is the perfect gift for inspiring a world of creative expression. This high-quality art set features: 60 crayons, 24 watercolor powder, 24 oil pastels, 24 color pencils, 6 sandpaper blocks, 2 brushes, 2 sketch pencils, 2 sketch pads, 1 eraser, 1 sharpener to bring your imagination to life. Imagine the endless possibilities!
Does he love drawing and sketching? Then he will love this inexpensive sketching pencil set from Royal & Langnickel. It comes with 12 sketching pencils, a sharpener, small drawing pad, and a nice sturdy case for keeping everything organized. It’s a nice portable set that he can take with him. If he is interested in other art forms, Royal & Langnickel make other inexpensive arts kits as well.
If he loves to draw, he will love having his own sketchbook. Sketching in a sketchbook really makes you more creative, building your skills. Strathmore makes fantastic sketchbooks with pages that are nice and thick so they don’t bleed through. He will love just picking it up and just drawing as much as he can.
When you are feeling a little creative, there is nothing better than using some acrylic paint and a canvas to express yourself. When it comes to acrylic paints, Apple Barrel makes high quality acrylics. Apple Barrel acrylic paints are inexpensive, dry matte, and give you great coverage. This kit comes with 18 different paints so you get a nice mix of colors. You can even mix the colors to create just about any color.
If he loves painting, you can buy these canvas panels from Artlicious in bulk. High quality canvases can cost a lot, but these canvases are great for aspiring artists. Made out of cotton, this canvas kit comes in a pack of 12 and a variety of sizes. Each canvas comes individually wrapped. For the price, they are a great value and perfect for beginners. They provide a sturdy surface for both acrylics and oils.
Forget 3D printers! This cool 3D printing pen allows you to draw in mid air. Now it has improved durability and reliability. The kit comes with different colors of eco-friendly plastics that you load up in the pen. When you turn on the pen, it heats up and melts the plastic so you can write with it. With endless creative possibilites, what amazing things will you create?
Designed to be safe for kids, the 3Doodler Start+ Essentials Pen Set lets kids unleash and express their inner creativity. It encourages 3D artists to think in 3D and helps improve their spatial reasoning skills. The pen lets you bring your imagination to life in three-dimensions. What amazing creations will you bring to life?
Perler Beads are an incredibly cool activity that has been around forever. It’s still popular today. You simply craft different designs on a board using beads. Then you fuse them together using heat from an iron. If you have never tried them before, there are packs that contain everything you need to get started including the beads, pegboards, and ironing paper. You can also get a big bucket of Perler beads.
With origins dating back to the caveman, wood burning is the process of using a heated pen to etch wood with art. This kit comes with everything you need to create your own wood burning art. It comes with 2 bass wood plaques. Simply trace or draw your pattern on the wood with the transfer paper. Then etch the pattern in the wood with the heated pen.
Is he looking for a new hobby? Model kits don’t only require creativity, but also you will have to be crafty to paint them and glue them together. This particular set from Revell requires painting, masking, and gluing. If you don’t have this experience, you will gain hands-on experience with this kit. While there are some small parts, even teen boys can build this 88-piece 1:24-scale detailed replica of the Ford GT Le Mans 2017 with authentic details and realistic decals. It all fits together nicely and it features lots of fantastic details. You’d think it costs twice as much!
Are you ready to take your shoes to the next level? With this Angelus acrylic paint, you can create a custom paint job on your shoes. Simply deglaze your shoes with acetone to prepare them. Then you are ready to customize your shoes with this 12 color kit.
Who doesn’t love magic? The Criss Angel Ultimate Magic Kit includes over 500 incredible tricks and mind-blowing illusions that anyone can perform. Tricks vary from classics to never-before-seen tricks. Detailed, step-by-step instructions are provided so you can master the tricks. An instructional DVD demonstrates how to levitate anywhere. Teen boys will love this magic set and may even discover a new hobby. It’s one of the best kits on the market and it’s sure to amaze and delight audiences.
If you love paper crafts and Star Wars, you will love Star Wars Folded Flyers. You will build 6 different paper plane versions of everything from an XWing to Millennium Falcon. The planes are already printed in color but you will have to fold them and cut them very carefully following the various steps. The coolest part? The paper planes actually fly.
Does he love puzzles? This 3D globe puzzle is something a little different. The coolest part? The 540 plastic pieces snugly fit together to form a completely smooth surface. There is even a stand if you wish to make the globe rotate around like a normal globe.
Does he love collecting quarters in a jar? He will love this collector map that holds all 50 State quarters and the 6 territory coins. The coins simply pop in the little slots so there is no glue required. The map is sturdy enough to be hung on the wall. As an added bonus, it will brush up his geography skills.
Who knew that collecting old pennies could be so useful? This crafty kit allows you to create a portrait of Abraham Lincoln using actual pennies. It takes 846 pennies and some glue to create your masterpiece. To create the poster you have to find pennies that match one of the four colors on the poster. Part of the fun is finding and collecting all the pennies.
Who wouldn’t love a sewing machine? This affordable sewing machine from Brother is great for beginners who want to learn the basics using light weight fabric. With automatic bobbin system and built in stitches, it’s easy to get started right out of the box.
Why do kids have all the fun? Kinetic Sand Kalm Zen Box is the first Kinetic Sand playset designed for adults! This tabletop relaxation set features a sleek aesthetic and provides a soothing way to fidget with three unique tools. As a relaxation set with sensory benefits, it’s perfect for your teen’s desk or even your own!