Whether it’s for a birthday, Easter, Christmas, Hanukah, or any other special occasion, there will always be a time of year you’ll need some awesome ideas on gifts for homeschoolers in your life. Homeschoolers are brilliant, curious, and active. They are always looking to try new things. This list of 40 engaging gifts for homeschoolers will help you find just the right gift for that amazingly intelligent homeschooler in your life.
Science Themed Gifts For Homeschoolers
1 – Microscopes are so much fun for kids to explore their world. This special set is specifically designed with kids in mind. You don’t have to buy the additional accessories since they are included. It even comes with brine shrimp eggs so your kids can observe the life cycle of brine shrimp!
2 – Telescopes are exceptional fun for kids who love to look at the night sky. The best way to start out with a telescope is to begin by looking at a large object in the night sky, such as the moon. A Telescope is a gift for homeschoolers that is sure to give them hours of enjoyment!
3 – Astronomy Book – If your homeschooler is really into astronomy, then this book is a must! It guides both child and parent on how to use a telescope. Most importantly, it shows where you can find objects in the night sky (which is more challenging than most people realize)!
4 – Butterfly Kit – What child does not want to raise caterpillars and watch them grow into butterflies? It is an amazing experience to watch the life cycle of a butterfly right in your own home! Your homeschooler will never forget the day they set their precious butterflies free!
5 & 6 – Ant Farms & Roly Poly Farms – Ant farms have been around for a very long time, but now there are roly poly farms, too! These two would be a special pair of gifts for a homeschooler who loves insects.
7 – Coding Books – Learning to code is so important in our digital age and it can be so much fun. With these books, kids can even learn how to code their own games!
8 – Kitchen Science Lab for Kids Book – This book is an awesome gift for kids who love turning their kitchen into a science lab! There are over 50 science experiments kids can do to explore the world of science!
9 – Crystal Growing Kit– Kids can watch all different colors of crystals grow right in their own home with this kit. Plus, with the special display included, five colors of the crystals will light up at night!
10 – Squishy Human Body Model – If your homeschooler is as fascinated by the human body as mine is, then this is the gift for them! The body parts are removable and it comes with an educational book, too.
11 – Interactive Globe – This globe isn’t any ordinary globe! This globe shows the political earth during day, and when the room darkens, the night sky is revealed! This would be a great companion gift to a telescope and astronomy book.
12 – Electronics Exploration Kit – With this kit, kids will spend hours learning all about how electricity works. They can build over 75 different projects and they all come with full color instructions!
13 – National Geographic Engineering Set – Kids will have a blast creating 100 different motorized models. They can create everything from dinosaurs to race cars to bulldozers and so much more! Plus there is an interactive app that gives kids even more building options!
14 – Build Your Own Robot – What kid would not love to build their own robot? With the Lego Boost Creative Toolbox, curious kids can build and code their very own robot. Plus, they are not limited to just one robot version, they can build up to five different models!
15 – Volcano Making Kit – This would be a fun gift for homeschoolers who enjoy both art and science. First, kids paint the volcano to look realistic, then they use vinegar and baking soda for the volcanic eruption. The kit includes the paint and paint brush, along with detailed instructions.
16 – Potato Clock – Kids will be amazed how they can make a clock to work with potatoes! They can also experiment and see what other items will power the clock. Definitely a great gift for the inquisitive homeschooler!
17 – Solar Rover Kit – With this kit, kids can learn all about solar energy and mechanics by transforming a recycled soda can into a solar-powered rover. This would be a great gift for homeschoolers who love to build things!
18 – Water Rocket – Homeschoolers can make their own water powered rocket with this kit. Then they can watch their homemade rocket blast up to 30 feet in the air! This gift would be an excellent choice for any homeschooler (parents might end up playing with it too)!
19 – Grow ‘n Glow Terrarium – Kids will enjoy creating a mini eco-system and watching the plants grow in their very own terrarium. Plus they can decorate their terrarium and it will glow at night too! This is another perfect gift for homeschoolers who love both art and science.
20 – Ladybug Land – Homeschoolers can watch every stage of ladybug metamorphosis with this awesome kit! After the pupas develop into full grown ladybugs, kids get to set them free outside.
21 – Roller Coaster Challenge – This game challenges kids to build roller coaster tracks that will carry their coaster car through the game. The game develops kids’ critical thinking skills, all while they are having a ton of fun!
22 – Dynamo Torch – Kids will be amazed when they are able to power a lightbulb from energy they create on their own! Definitely an awesome choice for any homeschooler interested in science.
23 – Awesome Science Experiments for Kids Book – This book is for the ultimate science lover! It comes with over 100 STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) projects, along with explanations as to why they work! It also includes nice color photographs of the projects as well.
Music Themed Gifts For Homeschoolers
24 – Ukulele – This ukulele comes in a variety of different colors to choose from, so kids can have so much fun learning how to play the ukulele in their favorite color!
25 – My First Ukulele For Kids Book – If you give your child a ukulele, you must get this book! It gives them easy to follow instructions and illustrations so they can play the ukulele all on their own.
26 – How To Play The Harmonica Book And Kit – This kit gives your homeschooler everything they need to get started playing the harmonica. It even includes a harmonica!
Culinary Themed Gifts For Homeschoolers
27 – Cooking Class Cookbook – If your child wants to learn how to be the next super star chef, then this book will help give them a good start. With detailed instructions that teach kids basic cooking techniques, your child will learn to love cooking!
28 – Curious Chef Cookbook – As your child becomes more advanced in their cooking skills, they may enjoy using an additional cookbook, such as this Curious Chef Cookbook. It has lots of recipes and activities to keep their kitchen skills going!
29 – Kid Knives – These knives are durable and excellent for kids to get used to using knives in the kitchen. They are dull enough so they won’t hurt your children, but sharp enough to cut through fruits and vegetables. These would be a great companion gift to both the Cooking Class Cookbook and the Curious Chef Cookbook.
30 – Baking Class Cookbook – If your homeschooler enjoys baking more than cooking, then this is the book for them. The book has 50 easy to follow recipes, along with photos that show basic baking techniques. The book includes both sweet and savory recipes.
31 – Curious Chef Measure and Prep Kit – This kit is great for kids who want to start helping out in the kitchen. It includes twelve measuring spoons and cups, along with prep bowls, a timer, and other goodies. It would be a perfect gift on its own or as a companion gift to any of the above cookbooks.
32 – Curious Chef Cupcake Set – If your homeschooler loves to bake and decorate cupcakes, then this set would be an excellent gift for them. It comes with a muffin tin, frosting decorator, six decorating tips, six silicone cupcake liners, and more!
Art Themed Gifts For Homeschoolers
33 – Sewing Machine – This Singer brand sewing machine is made just for beginners. It has six pre-set, built-in stitches so it is easy to just select the stitch and start sewing.
34 – Sewing School Book – If your going to give your homeschooler a sewing machine as a gift, then this book would be a perfect companion gift. The book has 20 different sewing projects and shows kids how to correctly use a sewing machine.
35 – Learn To Crochet Kit – This crochet kit teaches the fundamentals of crocheting and would be a great set for beginners. It includes an instruction book, along with plenty of materials to make three fun items such as a coaster, a handbag, a place mat, or a belt.
36 – Learn To Knit Book – This book is an excellent introduction to knitting for your homeschooler. It has lots of photographs and clear instructions so your child can learn a variety of knitting stitches and skills. They will also be able to make several cute and easy projects, such as, mittens, scarves, toys, and much more.
37 – Star Wars Paper Airplane Book – This gift is a must for the Star Wars fan in your life. The book comes with a 60 page instructional book and your child can make 30 different paper starfighters!
Physical Education Themed Gifts For Homeschoolers
38 – Stilts – What kid would not love a pair of stilts? These stilts are specially designed to be adjustable so they can gradually learn how to walk on them. A great gift to get kids out of the house and moving!
39 – Dart Board – This magnetic dart board gives kids all the fun of darts without the danger of hurting other people or things. Playing darts is a great way to bring the family together!
40 – Croquet Set – This final gift is really for the entire homeschooling family, since croquet is a perfect way to get the family together outside and active. With this set you can play with as little as two players and as many as six players. Make sure to go to the United States Croquet Association website where they have all the rules of the game laid out for you!
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