Felt Bookmark Craft for Toddlers

Felt Bookmark Craft for Toddlers

For my crafting prompt this week the theme is felt. I wasn’t too sure what I was going to do with this one, I had a few ideas including making some felt items for Daniel and Emma to play with but when I saw this post from Rach over at Thirty Beckons I knew I would have to use the felt to make bookmarks.

making felt bookmarks with toddlersSo, armed with some blue and red felt I cut them into bookmark shapes using pinking shears. Daniel and I then used some glue to stick some felt shapes on. I am pretty sure I picked these felt shapes up in Tesco last summer. They are really nice and would look great on cards too.

Daniel was really engaged with this, adding the glue to his bookmark and choosing the shapes etc. I was surprised that he was so into it.

We haven’t used felt before and he kept feeling it in his hands which was nice to see.

I also added in some sparkles and foil mistletoe leaves that I had picked up over Christmas, as well as some ribbon.

 

The finished bookmarks are below, and I like how they have turned out. This would be a great craft for children and adults to do alike, I think I might make some more in the future and uses people’s initials on them to personalise them a little more.

 

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12 Comments

  1. 12th January 2015 / 19:56

    Aww these are so sweet 🙂 great idea..

    Thanks for sharing at Creative Mondays…

    • 18th January 2015 / 20:33

      Pinned, tweeted and featuring this week at Creative Mondays 🙂

      Thanks again for linking up …

  2. 13th January 2015 / 10:16

    So cute! These would make fab gifts, I know i’d love to receive one x

    Thanks for linking #toddlerapprovedtuesday Leandra & Becky

  3. 13th January 2015 / 11:48

    Lovely idea, fun and the book marks look great. 🙂
    Thanks for linking #LetKidsbeKids

  4. 13th January 2015 / 19:29

    Lovely designs! And I love how they can be a Valentine’s Day gift too! #letkidsbekids

  5. 27th January 2015 / 09:54

    Ah they are really cute. I have seen older children at school who couldn’t make these so neatly! Go Daniel! 🙂 x
    Thanks for linking up to #playathometuesdays

  6. 27th January 2015 / 17:13

    I remember making bookmarks when I was very small and I loved it!! 🙂

    #playathometuesdays

    Jenna at Tinyfootsteps xx

  7. 27th January 2015 / 19:45

    They look great! It’s wonderful that you came up with a craft that encourages reading too!

  8. 1st February 2015 / 19:02

    This is such a great idea – I’m definitekt going to have a go with my little one 🙂 #sundaystars

  9. 1st February 2015 / 20:43

    These look great! I must have a go at something similar as I have a load of bits of felt that would be perfect for this.
    Thanks for linking up with #SundayStars

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