Creating Gnome Toys

Creating Gnome Toys

This activity offers a great opportunity for kids to create their own gnome toys.  This challenging project which involves both painting and sewing is a great way for kids to improve their self esteem with regard to the creation of their own run!

5 - 7
Est. Time:
<1 hour

How we did it:

Materials List

  1. felt
  2. thread
  3. needle
  4. wood dolls - Find these at your local department store. 
  5. watercolor paint
  6. beeswax
  7. hot glue / hot glue gun
  1. Paint the wood dolls. Seal in the paint with a small coat of beeswax

  2. Cut the felt and sew a slightly convex triangle hat with one open end to go on the gnome head.  

  3. Glue the gnome hats onto the gnomes and play with your new toy!