Kim from MommySteffan shared this Thanksgiving craft idea you can make with your child from items you already have on hand.
- Oven mitt & hot pad
- Fabric scraps
- All-temp fabric glue gun
- Disappearing fabric marker
- Stiff felt (orange, red and other warm colors)
- Little hand for small hot pad
- We created a feather, wing, eye, beak and waddle pattern. You can look at some examples online and free-hand them on scrap paper.
- Trace three feathers, one waddle, one eye, and one beak onto the stiff felt. You can put wing on felt or stitch wing scraps directly to the mitt.
- Use fabric glue to add beak, waddle, and eye.
- Trace the felt feather onto the fabric scraps.
- Stitch the fabric to the scraps. This will keep it stiff and not droopy.
- Stitch fabric scrap wing directly OR stitch to felt and hook under with thread + add fabric glue. I tried both ways and liked stitching it directly on best.
- Stitch under the wings to add them on but then reinforce them with fabric glue stick.
Hot Pad w/ Little Hand:
- Trace little hand on fabric scrap.
- Cut out a beak, waddle and wing from felt (Brianna didn’t want a wing on her hand print?) Looks cute either way.
- Stitch little hand on hot pad.
- Use fabric glue to add wing, beak, and waddle.
- Stitch on an eye.
- Enjoy your crafts with your little one!