Put your little chef to work without the messy cleanup! Felt play food is not just fun—it’s soft to the touch and stimulates both motor skills and imagination!
Whether it’s doughnuts and eggs for breakfast or pizza and BLTs for lunch, kids will have a great time making whatever’s on the menu. Get started with our templates then add any food you like by cutting out its shapes.
We used hot glue to seal edges and hold toppings in place, making it a quick and easy craft for ages 3 and up. But if you’re concerned about safety issues, you can take a little more time and sew the felt pieces together using a blanket stitch.
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How to make felt play food
- felt play food template
- full felt sheets (red, green, black, tan, yellow, magenta, pink, white)
- hot glue gun
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- Download the [url href=”https://everydaydishes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/diy-felt-play-food-printable-everydaydishes_com.pdf” target=”_blank” title=”Felt play food printable”]felt play food template[/url] and open in [url href=”http://get.adobe.com/reader/otherversions/” target=”_blank” title=”Adobe Reader”]Adobe Reader[/url].
- Print and cut out where indicated, noting fold lines on slices of watermelon and pizza. Place each template on appropriate color felt and trace shapes using pencil. Cut out shape using scissors.
- Match pieces together for each type of food and apply glue along all but one seam and press to adhere. Be sure to leave the ends for the watermelon rind and pizza crust open.
- Fill food with polyfill, fold where indicated on the watermelon rind and pizza crust then adhere with glue. Glue any toppings for food in place and your play food is ready!