Think of the children and make something just for them for the Design for Kids Challenge! From pint-sized furniture to toys for tots, there are many things out there just for kids! Tap into your inner child and create all the things the youngsters in your life would love to have.

Five talented makers of the best child-sized projects will win awesome gifts for the kiddos including a Fire HD 3 Kids Edition Tablet, Polaroid Snap Instant Digital Camera, and Polaroid Photo Paper. There’s no excuse not to enter; we were all kids once and some of us still are!

The Design For Kids Challenge is closed.

Grand Prize

20 Prizes

Runner Up (15)

an Instructables prize pack including a robot t-shirt
How It Works

Write an Instructable

Create a new Instructable that fits the guidelines outlined in the contest description above. To be eligible, Instructables must be published between Dec 4, 2017 and Jan 29, 2018 (11:59pm PT).


Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Design For Kids Challenge. If you have entries currently eligible for entry, it will also show up by clicking "Enter this Contest" on the right side of this page.


Entries are accepted by Instructables staff within one business day Monday - Friday. What matters is the submission time, not acceptance time.


A panel of judges made up of Instructables staff and respected members of the community rate the finalists. The averages of the ratings determine the winners.


When the winners are decided they will be notified and announced here on the contest page.