DIY Last-Minute Stocking Stuffers

Stocking stuffers are almost always an afterthought for us, which is why, aside from some of the little toys knits I mentioned the other day, I really only started thinking about them yesterday. I made a quick stop at the store and gathered up some candy and a few trinkets from the dollar section. I [...]


How to Make a Felt Bat Bow

you need: template paper thread felt   : Cut pattern pieces from felt, and cut a 1/4” by 1 1/4” strip of felt :   : make a bow with the top piece, position the “ears” on the edge :   : position wings behind bow and use a needle and thread to tack into [...]


Dress-Up Tutorials for Labor Day

I usually only think of Labor Day as one of the bookends of summer. It’s not a day that garners as much attention as more popular holidays, but there is still fun to be had aside from barbeques and final trips to the beach! Try using the day as a chance to celebrate different occupations!  [...]

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Felt Roadway Play Mat

Peixinhos No Sotao shares a simple play mat idea for playing cars. She offers a basic template, so you can keep it simple or jazz it up as you wish! See it here!


Felt Playscapes Inspiration

This Little Project has been making the most darling playscapes based on some of the familiar surroundings of her family. They look great and what a perfect way to look back at recent events with your children and discuss them in more detail! Fabulous idea! Currently, she has created scenes for the park, the library, [...]


Felt Beanbag Rocks

These gorgeous beanbags from Salt and Chocolate would make a wonderful addition to a child’s felt toy collection. They look so soft and calming, don’t they?! Plus, you don’t have to worry about your toddler throwing these rocks in the house! Click here to read more!


Here are a few more free felt food tutorials for me to add to my round-up: From American Felt and Craft: Cherry Pie (Thanks to OCP reader, Alicia for the tip!) Crackers From Ikat Bag Felt cake and decorations She also shows how to make individual slices so your little one can serve up cake [...]


Homemade Toy Car Garage Inspiration

These safety cone car garages from One More Moore are brilliant! There are no instructions for making these, but I think with some orange felt and a little interfacing, a savvy sewer could whip one or two up quite easily. Lemme know if you try, and be sure to check out One More Moore for [...]


Felt Sandwich and Chips Pattern

Snazzle Craft shares a free pattern for some fun felt food. Click here if you’d like to add sandwhich and chips to your felt food collection!


Quiet Book Inspiration

Quiet books are a great way to keep the kids entertained when you need a few minutes of, well, quiet! I can think of several occasions when one of these books would have come in handy! Here are just a few of the pages found at Naptime Journal Creations. Click here to see more of [...]