Felt farm forms

I found inspiration for this project from a pin that I found on Pinterest a while ago.

It was felt Christmas tree, with movable decorations.I remember thinking what a fabulous idea, a felt Christmas tree that my toddler can decorate herself. It reminded me of the Colorforms from my childhood. I loved this idea but did not think that it would appeal to my daughter, as she does not understand the concept of a Christmas tree yet. I wanted to take this idea and apply it to something that would peak her interest now.

Mai is a lover of animals, so I could not think of anything that would grab her attention more than a farm.

Supplies that I used for this project..

Different colored felt

Glue gun

Scissors

Cotton balls

Fabric markers

I use felt on a lot of projects, so luckily I had almost everything I needed already.

I started with a 36″ X 36″ of green felt for my background. I added blue felt to the top for the sky, attaching it with the glue gun. I then applied glue to the sky and dragged cotton balls across it to form the clouds.

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I added a barn with a dirt road to complete my background.

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Mai & Duke helped too.
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I then drew and cut out all of the movable pieces. Our farm included a pond, tree, horse, duck, sheep, pig, cow & a rooster. Mai was quick to point out after I finished, that there was no hop, so I quickly made a bunny.
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Our farm was now complete. Felt sticks to felt, so you can also hang this on the wall and the movable pieces will stick.

The verdict: It was a hit. She loved pointing out all the animals to mommy and daddy and moving the pieces around.

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Since I was still in a crafty mood and had alot of felt left over, I made one more project.

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These should keep my busy little toddler occupied for at least 5 minutes. Sigh!

About The Pinterested Parent

I am loving wife to my best friend & mommy to our smarty pants little girl, who loves to learn, craft & play. I am an artist, a crafter & I am Pinterest addict. When I first started my blog it was meant to be an outlet for my Pinterest addiction. I was looking to inspire & be inspired. What it became was a wonderful journey for me & my daughter in which we chronicle our activities, crafts, lessons & a hefty slice of our life. Please join us as we navigate through this wonderful thing called motherhood.
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3 Responses to Felt farm forms

  1. adorable! I love the christmas tree idea!

  2. pfchico says:

    I know. I just fell in love with the idea. It opens up so many other possibilities. 🙂

  3. Pingback: My Most PInned Post of 2013 | The Pinterested Parent

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