Here is a cute idea for a Valentine's Day craft to do with your kids. Older kids will be able to produce a really pretty bag on their own; younger children may need some help, or you can adapt the craft to make it appropriate for their age.
We have recently had lots of fun making felt - felt pictures, felt beads and felt balls - and, although you will need to gather a fair bit of equipment and the process is quite energetic, we think the rewards were really worth it!
Tracy takes us through the process of making these gorgeous felt Easter eggs to decorate your Easter table this year. Children can use their imagination to come up with some really pretty Easter egg designs!
The needle case in the photo has been created for Valentine's Day, but you could obviously adapt this craft for other times of the year.
You will need:
Here's a felted medal craft to do with the kids, that results in a safe medal that all ages can wear with pride! Perfect for the Olympics, of course, and a good excuse to practise some simple sewing skills.
Use wool roving and plain white felt to make your own felted Olympic rings. Please note that felting needles are extremely sharp and children will need to be very well supervised in this activity, which is more appropriate for older children!