These are gifts you can make for a child, or better yet (and you have more patience than I often do) you can give them the gift of time and have them make it with you! Put all the supplies and instructions in an atttractive container and give it as a kit.
Free patterns for sewing (or not sewing)....
Felt Trees - From Oh So Happy Together
No Sew Felt Pasta - from Treasures for Tots
Fabric Tipi - from Sew Mama Sew
Fabric Barn or Doll house - from UK Lass in US
Winter Wonderland Dress - from Ruffles and Stuff
Hat and Sweater from a repurposed sweater - from Ruffles and Stuff and Skip to my Lou
Dandelion light - from Ruffles and Stuff
Ruffly Umbrella - from Ruffles and Stuff
Marshmallow Gun - from Cub Scout Pack 002
Monster Puke Bubble Bath - from Craft bits