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10 Kids Crafts Using Felt

By Edited May 4, 2016 0 0

If you enjoy making crafts with your kids, this is the article for you. This article is all about making crafts using felt. Try these crafts today with your kids.

1. Caterpillar Magnet: Make this cute, easy craft to hang on your fridge to display your little ones artwork.
What you will need:
-6 different colored felts one of them being green
-Craft Glue
-Googly eyes
-Black marker
First, cut a green small circle. Then with the remaining 5 colors cut equal small circles. Glue all the circles together starting at the very back of the first circle and gluing the very front of the second circle to the back of the first. Repeat with the remaining circles. Add googly eyes and draw a mouth with the black marker. Once it is dried, stick the magnet on the back towards the middle of the caterpillar.

2. Felt Bag: Make this bag to hold your child’s favorite small toys.
What you will need:
-3pieces of your favorite colored felt
-2 or 3 assorted color felt
-craft glue
-needle and thread
Take two pieces of you favorite colored felt and lay them the long way. Sew both sides and the bottom leaving the top open. With one of the other pieces of your favorite color, cut two 3 inch thick 5 inch long strips. Sew these to the top of both pieces to make straps for your bag. With the remaining felt, draw shapes your child likes, such as cars or butterflies. Glue them to the front of the bag. Wait for it to dry and fill with your child’s favorite toys or artwork.

3. Felt Book: Keep your little one entertained with a fun felt book filled with different animals.
What you will need:
-10-20 assorted felt pieces
-Thick Needle
-Thick thread
-Craft glue
Take four or five pieces of different colors and stack them together. Fold them down the middle. Unfold them and sew down the middle. Take the remaining pieces and cut out different animals and their names. Glue the animals and names one to each page. Your child will have so much fun learning all the animals.

4. Potpourri sachet: Add this sachet to your sock for a lovely smell every time you open it.
What you will need:
-1 piece of felt
Take the piece of felt and cut it in half. Fold it over and sew the two sides leaving the top open. Fill the top with potpourri and then sew it shut.

5. Felt food: Make play food for your kids to have hours of pretend play fun. Most of these are very easy to make.
What you will need:
-Assortment of felt
-Black marker
To make a piece of watermelon: Cut a medium size triangle out of green felt. Cut a red triangle about two inches smaller than the green. Sew the red to the green so the tip of the triangles meet. Use the black marker to add seeds.
To make an orange: Cut a medium size circle out of orange felt. Add small black dots to make the texture of the skin.
To make a piece of pizza: Cut a medium size triangle out of tan felt as your pizza crust. Cut a red piece about two inches smaller then the tan and sew it on to be your sauce. Cut small strips of white and yellow and glue them on as your cheese.
To make an apple: Cut an apple shape out of red felt. Cut a small green leaf and a small brown strip. Glue the leaf to the brown strip. Glue the brown strip (stem) to the apple.
Eggs: Cut two squiggly white pieces of felt. Cut two small yellow circles. Sew the yellow circles to the middle of the egg whites.
There are so many simple foods to make. Do an online search for felt food and you can find many more ideas.

6. Alphabet Board: Help your little one recite the alphabet and learn all the letters with a great alphabet board.
What you will need:
-Assorted Felt Pieces
-Poster board
-26 pieces of Velcro
Cut the letters of the alphabet on the different colored felts. On the poster board, add the 26 pieces of Velcro. On the back of the letters, add the other half of the Velcro. Velcro all the letters to the board and have fun with your child learning all the letters and being able to pull them off and practice them.

7. Tic Tac Toe: Bring the game you used to love to the craft table. Make your own tic tac toe board that you use over and over.
What you will need:
-Black Felt
-Red and Green felt
-Masking tape
Take the piece of black felt and hold it the tall way. Add two thin strips of masking tape going down and two more going across. Cut 5 X’s out of red felt. Cut 5 O’s out of green felt. Place Velcro on the back of all the X’s and O’s and to the squares on the board.

8. Animal Masks: Your child will love walking around pretending to be their favorite animal.
What you will need:
-Assorted Felt
-Sharpie Marker
-Picture of animal faces
Print out a picture of your child’s favorite animal face Trace the picture onto a piece of felt with the sharpie. Cut out the picture and make holes for the eyes and nose and draw a face. Cut out the eyes and nose. Poke a small hole in the sides near the eyes and tie the piece of yarn to both sides.

9. Cell Phone Holder: You can use this as a cell phone holder or a credit card holder. This makes a great handmade gift for your little one to give.
What you will need:
-Favorite color felt
-2 or three other color felts
Cut your favorite piece of felt in half. Fold it in half and sew one of the sides and the top leaving one of the sides open. With the other pieces of felt, make flowers, hearts, or whatever else you like and sew those onto the front of the holder.

10. Checker Board: Make another great game for the kids to play. The best part is you can roll it up and take it with you on the go.
What you will need:
-1 piece of white felt
-1 piece of black felt
-1 piece of red felt
-Black marker
-masking tape
Lay white piece of felt flat going the long way . Place 4 thin strips of masking tape going across the board and 5 thin strips going down the board to make the checker board. Color every other square black. Out of the red and black felt, cut circles to go on the squares.





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