DIY Maker Kits for Ages 10 to Adult
A monthly craft box for tweens, teens & adults who want to make gifts & keepsake projects while learning new crafting skills. Kits feature artisan quality tools with an emphasis on natural materials, earth awareness and cultural themes. Clear instructions with real photos simplify steps for beginners while encouraging creativity and adaptations.
This month's kit is all about expressing what we're thankful for. Make a mini table top tree by wrapping, bending and twisting wire, and adorning with mini lights. Each day, write down something you're grateful for on the multicolored leaves and add to the tree. It becomes a beautiful reminder of our blessings. Kit includes floral wire, floral tape, wire cutters, ceramic pot with bamboo base, fairy lights, leaf cutouts, pebbles, a sharpie, and full color instructions.
Order by November 1st to get this box!
Q: I’ve been trying to find out when my November box will ship since it hasn’t yet and can’t get a response to any of my emailsAsked by Shawndell B., December 2020
I sent you an email regarding your specific order. Due to the flood of holiday related requests and questions plus increased product demand, our customer service email response time is a bit slower than usual. We are getting to each person as quickly as possible! Thank you for your patience while we get through this crazy busy time of year. There are also some FAQ's on the Terra Create website that may answer common customer service questions.
Q: Please ship to Canada 🥺Asked by Shadi D., December 2020
We would love to be able to supply our Canadian friends with craft kits. However, the shipping costs are enormous and our research has shown that the majority of potential customers would not be willing to pay $18 to $30 per month for shipping. As a small, but growing company, we're not yet in a tier where we could qualify for bulk rates to Canada. Perhaps someday we'll get there! Thanks for your interest in Terra Create.
Q: Is the current box a holiday box or the giving tree craft? Asked by Brooke H., October 2020
When you checkout, you have the option to ship immediately (5 biz days) or delay 1st shipment until December as a holiday gift. Gratitude Trees are shipping now for new subscribers. If you delay 1st shipment until December, it will be a different 1st kit. Most likely hot cocoa candles. Or something else winter, but not Christmas themed. Please note that we can not guarantee specific kits with subscriptions. Covid has increased delays with suppliers and reduced availability of some supplies. As a result, we may substitute another, but equally awesome craft kit to get orders out on time.
Q: If I signed up today 7/10/20, what is the current craft in the box? Do you sell past boxes? Thanks for any help or info you can provide😊Asked by Beth P., July 2020
Our Dream Catcher kit is the standard kit that we send for first time subscribers. They are in stock as of today, July 10th, though we do occasionally need to substitute other kits. A photo and preview are available in the Sneak Peek section of our Cratejoy Marketplace listing. Overstock (past) kits are available on our website. You'll have to look it up as its against guidelines to post it here.
Bought this for my daughter and i to do. Chose the for two people... we got enough stuff for four people to make. Everything was very well put together and we had a lot of fun. we are excited for the next box and wish we could order some of your past boxes while we wait !
We received our first box this month. We had enough materials to make 4 windchimes - not just 2! Beautiful craft - great quality items. My daughter and I had so much fun with this one and are looking forward to many more!
Lots of fun for a date night in. We enjoyed it.
It was shipped all over the place..took a month to get. Also..came broken. The kids are excited for the pets that aren’t broken, but a lot of money to be broken.
I ordered a box subscription for 2 so both by children could enjoy arts and crafts together and not only was there enough supplies for both of them our entire family was able to enjoy making such beautiful dream catchers together and the materials sent were of highest quality and worth the cost. I have ordered at least two other craft boxes for the kids and canceled due to cheep supplies or lack of supplies but I plan to keep this box subscription coming as I was extremely happy with how everything was packaged and the amount and quality of supplies. Thanks for bringing our entire family together for some quality craft time. We are excited and awaiting this months box and can't wait to see what beautiful arts and crafts we get to enjoy.
I purchased this for me. I have done a lot of crafts. I enjoy the journey to create but when done it would go in a drawer somewhere. Not these, they are gift or display worthy. Good directions but allows you to be creative.
My daughters, age 8 and 5, have loved every one of their TerraCrate boxes. The 5 yr old needed some help from her sister and more supervision, but they have both spent multiple hours on each box. The candle box was shared with our 12 year old niece and was a perfect gift. The supplies are always high quality with amazing directions that my 8 year old can read and follow. She loves the independence of creating something so high quality on her own. A wonderful gift. Thank you!
What a lovely box. Everything about it is superb. My 12 year old daughter received a 3 month subscription. The first box is the hot cocoa candles. The instructions are very clear, the supplies are included, there was a history of chocolate for extra educational experience, and the end result is super cute. My daughter loves it so much. Thank you for the fantastic experience.
We’ve tried several subscription boxes, but Terra Create is BY FAR the best one! Every single kit has been filled with super high quality materials, and has been really fun! All three of my kids enjoy them, from my 8 year old to my 14 year old! The instructions are clear, easy to follow, and include extra educational information we all learn from! The finished products are beautiful, useful, and fit in with our natural/environmentally friendly lifestyle. Not a single complaint about this box, it has been exactly what we hoped for!
I got the monthly box 'for two' for my daughter and me. We just did the wind chimes this weekend and absolutely loved it. We learned how to do something new and enjoyed doing it. And our creations turned out beautiful. My husband will be hanging them outside today. It's a plus that all three of us really love wind chimes. Looking forward to our next box!
Imagine if a witch or ghoul created a zen garden. What might it look like? In this fun Halloween themed kit, you'll create mini pumpkins, gravestones, skeletons, etc. out of clay and place them in a little sand garden. Kit includes box, polymer clay, paints, paint brush, sand, moss, mini fence and broom, and driftwood.
Enjoy the breezy days of spring with your own handcrafted wind chimes. Each kit contains supplies to make two different size chimes and includes wood pieces, pre-drilled chimes, string, assorted glass beads, hooks, and metal hang tags. Learn about the factors that influence the sound a wind chime makes and how to optimize it in your design.
Using specially treated paper, you'll learn how to make prints using the power of the sun. Then, using your best 8 out of 10 prints, make two cardboard luminaries to show off your art. Kit includes 10 sheets sun print paper, chipboard, pre-cut photo mattes, ribbon, double-sided tape, hole punch, sheet protectors, and LED battery tea lights.
Create your own beautiful soaps inspired by the sea and encourage hand washing! Using two pre-blended bases, you'll add colors and scents to make a 16 oz mix of bars and mini soaps. This kit uses a microwave melting method which is more kid-friendly. Supplies include: 8oz each of two soap bases, blue/green dye blocks, bottle of scent, paper cups, stir sticks, soap molds, rhassoul clay powder, and full color instructions. Learning module about marine sanctuaries in US.
This month, make a light-up shadow box featuring deer in a winter forest. Kit includes 5x7 box frame, paint and brush, fairy lights, scissors, pre-printed tree, deer, and forest scenes, tape, snow drifts, and full color instructions. This month's lesson is about how deer survive the winter.
Learn the art of candle making with these realistic looking (and smelling) hot cocoa candles! Using cleaner burning and longer lasting soy wax, you'll whip up a creamy chocolate wax base and top it with faux whip cream, marshmallows, and sprinkles. This kit makes 2 mugs of "cocoa" in adorable 4 oz mason jar mugs. This kit uses the microwave to melt wax, a simpler and safer method for our younger makers. Adult supervision always suggested with candle making and burning.
Learn about the Japanese style tie-dye called Shibori! Your kit will contain two plain cotton handkerchiefs plus two 14x14 pre-sewn pillow covers, along with red and indigo blue fiber reactive dyes pre-mixed with Urea, soda ash, squeeze bottles, rubberbands, gloves, string, sticks, ziplock bags and instructions. The hankies can be used for experimentation or sew the dyed pieces into your own custom creations (face masks!).
Paint and seal a darling ceramic boot shaped planter, make little polymer clay bees, and plant wildflower seeds to attract bees to your garden. Learn about the importance of bees and how to attract them. Supplies include: planter, black/white/yellow paint, mod podge, polymer clay, black wire, glue dots, paint brushes, wildflower seeds, and full-color instructions.
If you're not already good at hammering nails, you will be after this month's kit where art and woodshop mix! String art is made by hammering nails into wood and wrapping string around to form the pattern. Each kit include 2 plaques, 6 dragon and dragonfly designs, a dozen colors of string, nails, craft hammer, sandpaper, paint, transfer paper, paint brush, and full color instructions. While crafting, learn a little about dragon lore and how dragonflies got their name.
Learn to wrap wire around beautiful glass pieces to make decorative garden art that spins in the wind and catches the sunlight. This kit includes a 3-in-1 jewelry tool, 2 kinds of wire, large gold hoop, jewelry findings, string, a metal cone to assist with making spirals, and an assortment of marbles, sea glass, and glass beads. A great introduction to working with jewelers tools. You will be able to make a bunch of art with this fun kit. Our most popular kit to date!
Succulents are all the rage, and this project is about creating your own custom stenciled pots and planting LIVE succulents (yes, they can survive shipping!). Kit includes two 4-inch metal pots, spiral stencil template, paints, brushes, two mini succulent plants, rocks, shells, and potting soil.
Celebrate the season with these yummy smelling and clean burning soy candles. Our easy method uses the microwave which is more kid friendly! Each kit comes with two scents (vanilla and pumpkin caramel), three dye colors (yellow, orange, and caramel), 16 oz soy wax, 2 8oz candle jars, and a mini 2 oz jar for any leftover wax. Plus all the wicks and tools needed to make artisan quality candles. Make a 3 color candy corn inspired candle, or use the colors in your own way.