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8 fun and easy felt crafts for kids

A stack of felt sheets can be found in almost everyone's craft supplies. So put them to use and make pencil cases, jerseys and more!

8 fun and easy felt crafts for kids

Felt crafts

Basketball pennant flag

Use some stiffened felt to make personalized flags so your kids can cheer each other on at their next game! Little players will love seeing their names waving in the air as they work towards that next point.

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8 fun and easy felt crafts for kidsPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Cozy critters

Make these cozy little critters to keep your kids’ hard-boiled eggs nice and warm. When eggs aren’t on the menu, they do double as tiny puppets!

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8 fun and easy felt crafts for kidsPhoto: Jodi Pudge

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Jersey

Turn any long-sleeved shirt into a hockey jersey with some felt and glue. Your kids will be ready to hit the imaginary rink in your living room the second the glue is dry. 

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8 fun and easy felt crafts for kidsPhoto: Tony Lanz

Fancy felt hairpins

Turn plain bobby pins into your child’s new favourite accessory with some felt shapes, glue and glitter. Try different shapes to match the season: snowflakes for winter, flowers for spring, a beachball for summer and leaves for fall. And stars work for every season. 

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8 fun and easy felt crafts for kidsPhoto: Tony Lanz

Owl eye pillow mask

Get your little night owl excited to sleep with this charming eye mask. Do this craft with your kids in the morning before lunch so it’ll be ready for naptime!

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8 fun and easy felt crafts for kidsPhoto: Sheila Higgins

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Super easy friendship bracelets

Technically this is a Valentine’s Day craft, but sweet, heart-shaped jewellery is pretty all year round. Have the kids make little friendship bracelets for their friends, grandparents, aunts and uncles. 

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8 fun and easy felt crafts for kidsPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Yoda ears

These ears will instantly turn your kiddo into a wise, old jedi master. Round out the ends and use black and pink felt to make easy cow ears. White and pink felt will give you the cutest lamb ears. Now who wants to play pretend? 

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8 fun and easy felt crafts for kidsPhoto: Jeff Carlson

Fish pencil case

Why buy a boring rectangular pencil case when you can make this wonderfully fishy one with your kid. Putting pencils away will be much more fun as your kid pretends this toothy fish is chomping down on a delicious pencil lunch.

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8 fun and easy felt crafts for kidsPhoto: Tony Lanz

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This article was originally published on Nov 23, 2016

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Kevin is an associate editor for Canadian Business in Toronto, Ontario. More of their work can be found in MSN Canada, Chatelaine and This Magazine

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