Homemade Gifts Inspired by Science

Add a genius personal touch by giving homemade gifts inspired by science! 

We all know that one person who is impossible to shop for. Ditch the plastic packaging, and try adding a personal touch to your gift-giving by trying one of these homemade gifts inspired by science! 

Not only will you be creating a one-of-a-kind project, but you'll learn a little and have a lot of fun in the process! 

You don't need to be Michelangelo to create these homemade works of art

Try an ancient art technique 

In this DIY Fresco art activity, we will be doing a modified version that kids of all ages can do at home!

Add some bubbles and bring your paintings to life

Using a little chemistry and creativity, add a unique texture to your art with baking soda paint! 

Homemade cards created with chemistry!

Creative cards

Using supplies you can find around the house, customize homemade greeting cards with this marbleized shaving cream technique. Just add calligraphy! 

Nailed it!

Here's a novel idea, add a stunning iridescent effect to any card, or create a custom bookmark. All you need is a few drops of clear nail polish! 

Reduce, reuse, UPcycle! 

Stitch outside the box

Give your clothes a second life by adding accents or embellishments. Get inspired with some of these embroidery ideas! 

Copy & Paint

Looking for an easy way to customize a t-shirt, tote bag, or even a pair of jeans? With this puffy paint technique, you have a chance to refine your design and keep yourself from suffering the agony of using puffy paint with a shaky hand.

DIY Tie-Dye 

Turn your avocado skins into a fashion statement! Learn how to extract tannin from the pit and skin of avocados to make your own fabric dye!