Felt Face Game
The felt face game is a homemade travel activity to make and use with your kids. These easy crafts for kids will keep them occupied for hours.
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- Card stock paper
- Draw a basic face shape, eyes, a few different noses, ears, some mouths, eyebrows, accessories like bows and flowers, maybe some glasses. I wait until I have cut out the face shape before I draw the hair. Then they will match up.
- Cut them out and then trace them onto the felt.
- Cut the felt pieces out and you're done!
- I have four boys so I didn't focus on the girls as much. You could go all out with fun girly things like earrings, girly glasses, more hair options, etc. I made my first set for a friend 7 years ago and made hair that had two pony tails. The sky is the limit!
- I store mine in a gallon sized ziplock baggie. They are great to stick in your purse and have for church, Doctor's offices, etc.
- I save the pieces I cut out of paper (the "pattern") and the scraps of felt and put them in a folder in my filing cabinet. That way if we loose an ear or mouth I can quickly make a replacement.
- Make them to look like your family members complete with Grandma and Grandpa. I was going to make some Grandpa hair but I didn't have any grey felt.
- Make some hats. A cowboy hat, fireman, etc. Or even an eye patch and bandanna. Then the people can play dress up!
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May 19, 2011
Great idea to use up my extra felt. I am always looking for these unique ideas that may appeal to children shopping for Christmas gifts at a unique bazaar I run for our Church. Children come from all over and now that I have been doing it for over 25 years I am running out of ideas for something different to make. Thank you FavCrafts!!
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