It’s that time of year again! Whether you celebrate Solstice, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, New Year’s, or all of the above, when girls are exchanging gifts with those they care about. Before you take her to the mall, consider whether the recipients would appreciate a homemade gift.

People will treasure something she put her own time, effort, and creativity into as much or more than something that came from a store. And she’ll probably enjoy making them and saving money, too! Below are some homemade gift books for girls that give her ideas to get started.

Do you have other ideas for homemade gifts? What are your favorite books or websites for inspiration? Will you try any of the books or ideas above? Leave a comment to let me know!

Lacey Louwagie is an adult writer and editor who got her first editing job with New Moon Girls in 2002. She is currently a freelance writer and editor and stay-at-home parent of 2 little boys. She has been a teen services librarian and coordinates book-related goodies for New Moon Girls. She is the author...

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