My granddaughter Cassie 16months old finally has the Felt Easter Eggs toy all to herself... she is thoroughly engrossed in decorating her egg by herself!! Definitely the perfect Easter gift!
Making your own felt Easter eggs gift for that someone special is so much fun and will be enjoyed by everyone, especially the very young! It's made using 4 layers of different fabrics/materials that make it sturdy and long lasting!
Playing with this egg fosters the following skills in children - decision making, eye hand coordination, problem solving, experimenting with design, seriation, self esteem, texture learning and encourages lots of talking with mum & dad (or who is with them at the time) about what they are doing.
This toy is made up of two main components:
My daughter and I designed this for her 15 month old daughter who is too young to have chocolates. Also I had all the supplies on hand to complete this project quickly.
The egg can be made up into three different characters
My grandchildren have had a lot of fun making up variations of the above as can be seen below... I'm sure that whoever you make yours for will be super creative and surprise you with what they make...
You will need small amounts of the following:
This egg is made using 4 different materials and then sewing them together around the edge:
We begin making the top layer first.
Next prepare the 5mm thick felt.
To make the felt attachments you are going to need the following materials:
Click any of the following images to be taken to the page showing how to make each them:
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