Here are all of Activity Village's felt crafts for kids. Some need early sewing skills: felt is a great way to start children off on sewing as it doesn't fray. Most you can still carry out successfully with just glue if your kids aren't interested in sewing.
For the youngest children, we suggest you pre-cut the felt shapes you will need and have them ready for your crafting session - that's the best way to keep the kids interested for longer! You could do the same for an after-supper party activity, with the children taking home their efforts.
These Christmas stocking decorations are fun for kids to make and decorate and pretty to hang on the tree. And of course you can slip a small present inside, too!
Our cute little cow finger puppet is a perfect craft for kids who are just learning to sew. It also makes a really nice gift for an older sibling to give to a younger sibling. And of course, once you've made the craft, you can play with it!
Children who are learning to sew will love having a go at this gorgeous cow softie, made from felt pieces and wiggle eyes! Who could resist this lovely moo cow?
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This Day of the Dead felt skull craft is a lovely excuse for children of all ages to practice their sewing skills - and to dig out all those embellishments that have been looking for a project! You could insert a wooden spoon
Here's a fun elf hat craft for children at Christmas. Hang them from the tree and fill with goodies! Perhaps children could make them as a craft activity at a Christmas party and then take them home with some special treats inside?
Fabric menorah wall hangings are often used as decorations at Hanukkah. By using hook and eye fasteners as we have you can add a flam e on each day of Hanukkah.
This felt butterfly craft makes a cute little easy sewing project for kids, needing only basic supplies. Instructions below.
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This felt Christmas tree softie craft for kids is simple enough for even beginner sewers to create a really nice Christmas decoration - and the possibilities for decoration are endless!
This adorable felt dolphin bookmark will make reading a joy for anyone who uses it. Children could make one as a gift for grandparents, parents, aunties, teachers...
This felt Easter egg is a simple Easter craft activity which gives children plenty of opportunity for practising cutting, decorating and sewing skills.
Make these beautiful felt heart decorations with your children and have a beautiful Christmas tree decoration to hang every year!
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Children can practise their sewing skills to make this pretty felt heart pillow - then decorate it with odds and ends to make it really special. Perfect for Valentine's Day or Mother's Day.
These felt leaves are a simple way to teach children basic embroidery stitches as they get to see a quick result. We have stuck to basic backstitch as we are just starting out but you can be more ambitious if you like and experiment with other stitches.
This felt Matryoshka doll activity can be adapted for a range of ages, and the resulting dolls are sure to be treasured! We've used simple sewing skills to complete our dolls but you can substitute fabric glue for at least some of the sewing if you wish.
Reading will be so much more fun when you are marking your place with this gorgeous little owl bookmark! It makes a super beginner sewing project and also an excellent gift for children to make for friends, parents and grandparents. Instructions and template below.
Here's an idea for a felt penguin softie for kids to make. Hang it from the Christmas tree, make one for friends, or enjoy it all year round...
This lovely little felt pig bookmark is perfect for a present or for kids to tuck inside their own reading book. We've provided printable templates and instructions to make it perfect for a group activity. Simple sewing needed!
There is a story that if the ravens leave the Tower of London, the kingdom will fall. Why not make your own from felt to be sure that England is safe!
Isn't this felt reindeer softie adorable? Kids will need basic sewing skills and a little patience, but the effort will be rewarded with a very cute reindeer ornament to hang on the Christmas tree year after year...
This felt robin softie craft for kids produces the cutest little Christmas tree decoration - one we are sure will be treasured forever!
This softie sewing project is a lovely one for a beginner. You can vary the size of your Scotties. Blow up our template and cut out a really large one to make a cushion, use a tiny Scottie to hang on a keychain, or something in between!
Cut, decorate, stitch and stuff this cute felt star softie - then display it proudly on the tree, or hang from a door-knob for some Christmas cheer!
Children will have great fun designing and sewing their own original felt monster toy - perfect for Halloween or any time of year!
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Try our frog egg warmer craft for an egg cosy in the shape of a cheerful frog, fun for kids to make and wake up to in the morning!
Quick and simple to make out of basic craft supplies, this Christmas brooch is fun to wear or give! You could cut out the leaves in advance for younger children. Older children may prefer to sew the brooch, in which case small red beads or buttons could be substituted for the sequins.
This lovely horse finger puppet is a good craft for older children as it requires some sewing skills and the parts are reasonably small. The finished puppet is lovely!
These adorable ice skate bookmarks are an excellent winter or sports craft that help children practise their sewing skills. They make lovely little gifts, too, so why not make a batch?
Here's a quick craft project to do with the kids. You'll need basic sewing skills to make this cute ladybird beanbag craft. And of course you can play with the beanbag when you've made it!
Here's a quick an easy craft idea for a leaf brooch that children can make themselves or with minimal supervision, perfect for Autumn. For Canada Day, make the leaf brooch with red felt only and use our template, below.
We've cheated with some pre-cut leaves to make this leaf bunting, but you can get the kids to cut out their own (using our templates, or perhaps tracing round some leaves that they collect from outdoors) for a fun Autumn craft and pretty display!
Here is another useful gift which kids can make! Personalize it for a special teacher, parent or grandparent, or perhaps make holiday versions to brighten up everyone's morning!
Top of your Mother's Day breakfast in bed with this cute little Mother's Day egg cosy!
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Please somebody make me one of these! What better way for the children to practise their stitching than on one of these adorable owl phone case holders, made with felt, buttons and a little love. Perfect as a gift for mother or granny or a favourite auntie, perhaps?
Here's an easy sewing project for kids - who will be thrilled to show off such a cute and useful bag as the finished result!
This felt pig finger puppet is such a lovely little craft for beginning "sewists" and it makes a perfect group craft, especially if you print out our template (which includes simple instructions) for each child.
This cute little pumpkin bag is simply made with felt and ribbon, but it is good sewing practise for beginners. Use it for storing your Halloween treats or perhaps for giving a Halloween gift...
This gorgeous robin advent calendar will help you count down to Christmas day with style! They are relatively easy for children to cut out and put together - and they really do look cute!
This sock owl manages to be oh so cute and cuddly at the same time - and any child who makes this is sure to be thrilled with the result. Why not encourage the kids to make a whole parliament of owls and give some away to friends and family?
The real Loch Ness Monster might be a little more scary than our cute Soft Toy Nessie!
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This simple felt sewing project produces a thistle brooch that any Scot would be proud to wear!
Our finished thistle brooch