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Felt Food by Katie Hacker



Always cover your work surface with a mat or some type of protective covering like wax paper or plastic.


Age Range: 7 to 12

Grade Range: 2 to 6

Skill Level: Easy

Appropriate for These Special Events:
Every Day and Rainy Days

Supports Subject Area(s) of:
Language Arts – e.g. step by step instructions
Mathematics - measuring
Time needed for project:
1 hour plus drying time if needed











Make a plate of polka dot cookies for your next pretend picnic.

Main Materials:
Sheet of brown felt
Scraps of colorful felt
Elmer’s® Swirl Glam Glitter Glue
Elmer’s® Tacky Glue

Basic Materials:
4 cotton balls
Multi-color striped yarn
Pinking shears
6 clothespins
Lid to trace around
Black permanent marker



  1. Trace around a lid to make two circles on brown felt.
  2. Use pinking shears to cut out the felt circles.
  3. Place cotton balls in the center of a circle.
  4. Make a line of glue along the edge of the circle.
  5. Place the other circle on top and use clothespins to hold the cookie together until it's dry.
  6. Cut out three small freehand circles from colorful felt.
  7. Glue the circles into a symmetrical pattern on the center of the cookie.
  8. Cut a piece of yarn to fit the edge of the cookie.
  9. Make a line of glue along the edge of cookie and press the yarn into the glue. Let it dry.
  10. Use glitter glue to make a dot between each felt circle.
  11. Repeat Steps 1-10 to make the desired number of cookies, then place them on a plate and serve!


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