This simple creative activity is a fun way to introduce children to sewing. Felt pieces are cut into flower shapes, and then sewn together to create a colourful garland that they can wear.
Although the activity itself is quite simple, younger children should always be assisted by an adult as scissors will be needed to cut out the flower shapes and needles are used to sew the pieces together. However, older children who have a little bit of experience with sewing should be able to complete the activity independently.
As with all creative activities, various kinds of exciting variations can be tried on this daisy chain. Older children and adults may want to give their creations some extra bling, so be sure to have plenty of colourful, shiny buttons and craft jewels on hand.
If you’d like to give this activity a Christmassy twist, make your chain out of holly shaped pieces and use red buttons or craft jewels as the berries. Another variation is to use this technique to create a colourful festive bunting.
: 90 minutes
: 5-10's, Over 10's
#Felt daisy chain
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