How to Make a Felt Board [14 Ideas]

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Looking for a fun activity to keep your kids busy? Felt boards were always a favorite in my house. They’re easy to make and will engage your child’s imagination! They’re all adorable projects, I don’t know how you’d choose which one to make first. {{knuckle bumps}}

These felt board projects include how to make a felt board, Kandinsky circle felt pattern, weather felt board, Mr. Potato Head felt board, chameleon templates, people and clothing templates, and so much more.

How to Make a Felt Board [14 Ideas]

The women I’m featuring today have mad crafting skillz! You won’t believe the cool stuff they’ve made.

DIY Felt Board

14. How to Make a Large Felt Board.

At Home with Natalie

This is such a clever felt board to make for the busy Toddler. Use this post as inspiration to create a similar board for your little boy or girl! {snicker} Find the tutorial here.

13. How to Make Your Own Felt/Flannel Board [free printables].

Kayla Aimee

@kaylaaimee

Easy instructions (with photos) on how to make your own flannel/felt board (plus a set of free alphabet and number printables to use with it!) See the instructions here.

12. DIY Kandinsky Circle Felt Board.

Hello Wonderful

@hellowonderful

This easy felt board will keep children busy for hours. You can make this board out of felt scraps plus, since it’s so inexpensive to make, you can make more than one themed board to keep toddlers busy and happy. Find the instructions here.

11. Make Your Own Weather Feltboard.

While She Naps

@abbyglassenbergdesign

One of the fun concepts kids need to learn is about the weather! This board makes teaching and learning this concept easy and fun! Find the tutorial here.

10.  DIY Mr. Potato Head Felt Board

Palmettos & Pigtails

@palmettosandpigtails

This adorable Mr. Potato Head felt board was made for a Toy Story themed birthday party game similar to pin the tail on the donkey, but I think it would make a great boredom buster activity. What kid doesn’t love making silly Mr. Potato Head faces?! Make one with this tutorial.

DIY Pieces

9. The Mixed Up Chameleon Felt Set [free patterns].

Buddy and Buddy

@buggyandbuddy

Based on the Eric Carle book, The Mixed Up Chameleon, Chelsea has generously shared her free printable templates so that you can make your own pieces. It’s a fun project for story retelling. See here for detailed instructions.

8. Felt People and Clothing Templates.

Welcome to the Mouse House

@MouseHouseCreations

Hayley from Welcome to the Mouse House has generously shared this printable template and instructions on how to make these darling felt people and clothing. Find out more here.

7. Make Your Own Felt Letters.

The Artful Parent

@artfulparent

Any mom can tell you that the traditional number and letter card stock flashcards for kids last about 2 days before they are torn and dirty. But these felt letters will hold up to a lot more kid interaction and are also a lot cuter. Find the step by step tutorial here.

6. How to Make Felt Mix and Match Monsters.

And Next Comes L

@andnextcomesL

Caution: Monster Crossing! Make way for the most adorable felt monsters. Kids will have fun creating their own silly or sad faced monster. It’s a great activity for learning emotions. Find the tutorials here.

Boards for Toddlers

5. DIY Felt Veggie Garden.

Using bowls as your templates you can trace and cut out an entire veggie garden.

4. Travel Felt Board: Under the Sea Play Set.

The Many Little Joys

@themanylittlejoys

This under the sea play set is a fun way to keep kids occupied on long trips or even during church. It rolls up so it travels easy and doesn’t take up a lot of room. Find the tutorial and free templates here.

3. Snowman Felt Board.

Crafts by Amanda

@CraftsbyAmanda

Do you want to build a snowman? Your child will have fun dressing their very own snowman. Find the tutorial and printable templates here.

Easy Stories to Make

2. DIY Felt Story Board.

Mrs. Plemons' Kindergarten

@mrsplemonskindergarten

Jessica not only shows you her darling felt board for story retelling, but gives you links to the free printable templates! Everything you need to make 5 different children’s classic story felt pieces. Find the step by step tutorial here.

1. Very Hungry Caterpillar Felt Board.

Imagine Our Life

@imagineourlife

What mommy doesn’t need a way to keep her toddler happy, quiet and entertained from time to time! This Very Hungry Caterpillar felt board is a great idea for an educational way to achieve those three things! See details here.

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We’d love to see YOUR felt board projects!  Be sure to upload them to your craft room.  {squeal in delight}

How to Make a Felt Board [14 Ideas]

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  1. Nancy Nancy

    I grew up playing with felt boards. LOVE this.

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  3. Louise Louise

    I think these ideas are great, particularly for grandparents. What a great thing to have for them when they come to visit!

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  5. Laura Laura

    Does anyone else have issues cutting felt? I always seem to have problems cutting decent circles. 🤔

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