Are you looking for an easy craft kids can make while they are couped up inside this winter? Check out this easy how-to tutorial for instructions on making stuffed Fish Friends.
Your kids can make a whole school of these quirky stuffies for their crew!
What you’ll need
Fish templates (find them at familyfunmag.com/printables)
Fabric (about ¼ yard per fish)
Chalky colored pencil
Opaque white fabric-paint pen
Beans or fiberfill
- Cut out the templates and trace onto your fabric with colored pencil (feel free to let kids draw their own fish bodies too!), then fold the fabric in half and pin. Cut through both layers about ½ inch outside the marking.
- Starting at the bottom, stitch the fish together along the chalk line, leaving about 6 inches open along its belly.
- Add the fish’s features with the paint pen, letting each side dry in between. Help your child iron to set the paint per manufacturer instructions.
- Stuff the fish with beans or fiberfill, and then stitch it all the way closed.