50+ Adorable and Easy Gift Wrapping Ideas to Surprise your Kids

We all know how much kids love receiving gifts, so why not take the joy even further and pack those gifts into something creative and pretty?

You don’t need to have a master’s degree in DIY to pull these off, all of them are for beginners with little hands-on experience and will surely make a big impression when those little hands start to unwrap them.

1Mouse Wrap

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All you need is a pen and some colored papers, so simple but absolutely cute! Tutorial by Handmade Charlotte.

2Birthday Cake Box

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Probably one of the most original gift boxes I’ve seen online requires a bit more crafting but the results are well worth it! Tutorial by Studio DIY.

3Melon Sticker Gift Box

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Get some basic office suppliers and create this simple and cute gift box. Tutorial by Sarah Hearts.

4Road Trip Gift Wrap

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All the boys will go crazy after this one, two gifts in one – first they can get the cars from the cool packaging and then find out what’s inside. Tutorial by Line Across.

5DIY Panda Gift Wrap

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Don’t stick with black and white, even though it’s a panda! Tutorial by Awwsam.

6Specs Wrap

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If you happen to have some of these layings around the house from a party, why not use them as part of your gift wrap? Tutorial by Growing Spaces.

7Sparkling Flags Gift Topper

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Reuse the leftover gift paper and make these cute flags! Full details at Anastasia Marie.

8Birthday Candles

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Sooo simple and soooo cute! Tie birthday candles on a simple brown packaging paper, and a name and voila – beautiful gift is reading for handing over. Photo from Instagram.

9Paper Tissue Gift Topper

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If you have a bit more time to play with tissue paper, these gift boxes will be a joy to look at – they will also make great party favors if you have time to make them all. Tutorial from The House that Lars Built.

10Color me Gift Wrap

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Another two in one gift, a brilliant idea by the Line Across.

11Cherry Wrapping Paper

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Add a summery feel to your gift with cute cherries. Tutorial by Today Home.

12Cactus Pom Pom Gift Wrap

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Simple crafting project before the next birthday party, from The Proper Blog.

13Glitter Tape Gift Wrap

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I can’t believe I haven’t thought of this myself, especially for girls they will adore this glittery gift. Tutorial by The Kitchy Kitchen.

14Flamingo Gift Wrap

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Flamingos are all over Instagram right now, so make sure they make an appearance also at the birthday party. Tutorial by Kittenhood.

15Honeycomb Gift Toppers

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A bit of crafting is all you need to create this unique gift box. Tutorial by Minted.

16Printable Bunny Gift Wrap

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Get a free printable and DIY your next gift wrap with The Pretty Blog.

17Heart Gift Wrap

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Simple and pretty – can’t wait to try this one out. By Studio DIY.

18Fruit Gift Wrap

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Wow, this is a whole new level of gift wrapping. Tutorial by The House that Lars Built.

19Monster Hide Out

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Little boys will love this gift! Tutorial by Growing Spaces.

20Birds Gift Wrap

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Neutral gift wrapping seems to be the trend right now, very simple and works for any occasion, get inspired by this one from Manon21.

21Eggcelent Wrapping Paper

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Vibrant and happy gift wrap tutorial by Studio DIY.

22Star Wars Printable Gift Boxes

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Cool boys need cool gift boxes, get these at Printable Crush.

23Pom Pom Garland Wrap

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Garlands all around, all shapes, colors even the ones from washi tapes – love them all! Tutorial by A Subtle Revelry.

24Sleepy Lion Gift Wrap

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This is probably the cutest thing I’ve see on Pinterest. Tutorial by Lets Unwrap Stuff.

25Black & White Wrap

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Simple cool wrapping paper for any occasion, get it from minieco.

26Gold Tipped Paper Feathers

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Gold and dark blue, beautiful combination not just for birthday! Check the tutorial by Lia Griffith.

27Monster Gift Wrap

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Boys are in love with monsters, that’s a fact. Make their birthday gift a piece of art with this tutorial by Housing a Forest.

28Gold Dots Gift Wrap

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Pretty, simple and using only a few materials, tutorial by The Kitchy Kitchen.

29Tree Gift Wrap

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Another variation of the two in one gift, I would personally add little rails drawn on the package, tutorial by Gimme Some Oven.

30Rainbow Ribbon Gift Wrap

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Ponies and rainbows, if that’s doesn’t say birthday, I don’t know what does! Tutorial by Tikkido.

31Vegetable Print Wrap

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For the eco-conscious parents, tutorial by A Subtle Revelry.

32With Papercut Tags

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Need a gift tag? Here is a cool one from Giochi di Carta.

33Feather Wrapping Paper

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Inspiration from Decor8.

34Rainbow Garland

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Buy one online or DIY a simple one at home, inspiration from Brit.co.

35Hand Stamped Gift Paper

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Another wrapping paper you can make with your kids – tutorial from Cotton & Flax.

36Fruit-fetti Gift Wrap

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Mix confetti and fruit cutouts for one cool gift wrap. Full details at MiniEco.

37Face Front Gift Wrap

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Friendly faces? There’s never enough of these at a birthday party! Tutorial by A Subtle Revelry.

38Black & White Gift Wrapping Paper

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Get your kids involved in making this simple gift wrap – tutorial by Design & Form.

39Flamingo Gift Wrap

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Flamingo strikes again, feminine, soft and can be used for almost any occasion – free printable from Make and Tell.

40DIY Panda Gift Wrap

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This one is for the lazy wrappers, you can pull lit off even with your eyes closed. Panda and many other animals at Mr Printables.

41Safari Animals Gift Tags

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Aww, a whole ZOO of cute gift tags, get them at Sweet Paul.

42Finding Dory Gift Boxes – Printables

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Get them at Printable Crush.

43Fairy Lights Wrap

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It may be too early for xmas wraps, but I’m pinning this one for later –  Splash of Something.

44Garland Gift Wrap

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I have a thing for black & white and this gift wrapping idea from Homey oh my goes to the top of my list right now!

45Fun Confetti Gift Wrap

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Few small details for a pretty gift wrap not just for birthdays – full tutorial at Sweet Style.

46Pineapple & Neon Gift Warp

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Simple print combined with some neon colors, great ideas from Journelles.

47Seaside Inspired Gift Wrap

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Plan a birthday party at the beach and pack gifts to fit the occasion, tutorial at Growing Spaces.

48Gift Delivery

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Pack your bags for the birthday trips, in this case these mini gifts! Inspiration from Stylestek.

49DIY Suitcase Wrap

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For really tiny gifts, this is just adorable! Full details at DIY Joy.

50Paper Flower Gift Topper

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Pretty gift box for little girls, full details at Frog Prince Paperie.

51Emoji Gift Wrap

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Brilliant cheerful idea from Studio DIY.

52Gift with a Tassel Detail

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A little upgrade for a boring gift wrap paper – see how its made at The Casual Craftlete.

53Confetti Gift Wrap

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Confetti and gift wrap in one? Great idea from Julep.

I don’t know about you, but I am saving some of these ideas for Christmas season! Take the surprise of handing over a gift to a next level and pack the birthday gift into something really special.

If you’re attending a birthday party, your gift will stand out from the crowd and certainly impress not just the birthday boy or girl, but all the friends too.

Did you pick your favorite? Feel free to pin them for later!