Are craft kits worth the money?
Craft kits have everything you need in one box to create an artistic item and enjoy some bonding time with friends or family. From ceramics to jewellery making, baking and even cocktail and crochet kits, there will be something to allow you to flex your creative muscles on a rainy day.
Why should you buy a craft kit?
They can easily be bought online, and kits usually cost less than buying all the supplies separately. You may only require a small piece of felt or decorative item, but if you are looking for material on its own in a shop, you may have to buy a specific size. A kit is a great way of having everything at hand and they make fantastic gifts.
Quantity is important when choosing a good quality kit
The craft kit you choose may provide enough supplies to create more than one piece of art. Good kits will include extra pieces in case you have an accident or glue something on incorrectly.
Before buying a kit, read the reviews
Always read the reviews on a craft kit before making the purchase. Look for reviews that include photos of the parts. Look out for reviews that mention how the item came to fruition, rather than just reading subjectively on opinions such as the colour or texture. Look at the photos carefully too, especially those that show the resulting art piece.
What are the benefits of craft kits?
Better mental health, opportunities to socialise with like-minded people and self-expression are three key benefits of crafting. A selection of crochet kits are available online and they provide everything you need to get started with the craft. According to Prima participating in activities such as knitting has been linked to a range of positive health benefits.
Be aware of the measurements
Importantly, look at the size of the product. If you are creating an art piece or a hanging, make sure it is large enough to feature on a bedroom or lounge wall. Pictures can be deceptive so always check out the sizing on the packaging.