Handmade Holiday Gift Guide — Manly Man Edition

The holidays are almost here!! Need some holiday gift ideas for the men in the family? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered — all in frugal style, of course. Get the kiddos involved for some crafting fun!

Handmade Gifts for Him:

Macho Manly Man Pocket Handwarmers for Men – Kids can help stuff these with rice!

Fish Magnets — Kids can paint these fun fish magnets!

Brag Book — Have the kids select photos for this special brag book!

Coaster Set — Kids can help make a set of colorful coasters, perhaps in a favorite team’s colors..?

Key Chains — Easy key chains to make!

Circuit Board Pencil Holder — A fun stamping project, and even the littlest crafters can help!

Have fun crafting some unique and useful gifts with the kiddos!!


  1. Very manly! I think I see some pocket hand warmers in the future for the Man of the House 🙂

  2. I think DIY coasters are brilliant – sooner or later we’ll be making them!

  3. All great ideas!

  4. Such great ideas you have, Valerie! I think that circuit board pencil holder is my favorite =)

  5. Love these ideas!! Nice work! Which one is Mark’s favorite?

  6. These are some really great ideas!! That brag book is awesome!!

  7. I remember the diskettes/brag book, magnets and handwarmers… that was last year, right? I love the key chain – cute.


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