Felted Treasure Pumpkin Kit
A fun fall craft for kids and parents to do together. Wet felt TWO wooly pumpkins to use for squirreling away all sorts of little goodies collected on nature walks. This quick project combines the delights of water play and bouncing balls. You'll learn how to felt a vessel and can then apply the same idea to felt containers of all sizes. Includes detailed, photo-illustrated instructions and wool roving to make 2 pumpkins. You will need a 3" ball (a tennis ball covered with plastic works well), needle, and thread.
Ages 5 to adult.
First published in the Fall 2008 issue of Living Crafts Magazine.