I am still poking round the net for gift ideas and have turned up this froggie heat pack which appealed to me.
Clover has a project gallery sections include embroidery, needlework, craft, felting, sewing and quilting.The projects are free and presented in PDF format. While on the site I discovered their technique tutorials which are presented in a video format so you can watch a demonstration. Links found with thanks via Lazy Girl
In fact take a look at the Lazy Girl as there are simply oodles of gift ideas and seasonal projects listed there.
Decorating the tree is always fun and making your own ornaments is even more so. Making these candy cane mice with children would be fun or perhaps you just need to be young at heart to enjoy them. The design is simple and easily manipulated by small fingers.
When Eve my daughter was young she had a thing for clowns and even though she is now 25 I still seem to notice them. This crazy clown doll is easy to make and would delight a child.
I liked these small purses/bags made from recycled mens ties.