10 Projects your Kids can Sew

by Handmade Charlotte

Nothing is more satisfying than sharing the joys of sewing with your children. It’s fun, creative, and lets them experience the satisfaction in creating something by hand. Not to mention the fact that it’s a practical skill they can use the rest of their lives.

Here are 10 kid-friendly projects that will teach your child basic sewing skills while making something they can proudly share with family and friends. Keep it simple and don’t forget the most important point–having fun!

Sewing Cards

view the complete tutorial at mom’s best

This simple project is perfect for younger children and only requires a few basic supplies. Be sure to space the holes for enough apart for little hands to work with!

Felt Puppet Project

view the complete tutorial at whip up

Every child loves puppets! Be sure to space the project over a few days so you don’t overwhelm them.

Button Art

view more at Tays Rocha

Teach your child how to sew buttons while creating a lovely piece of framable art.

This project teaches your chid how to sew buttons while creating a lovely piece of framable art. Don’t be too strict on the direction of the piece–let your child’s imagination run wild!

Sewing Flowers

view the complete tutorial at Childhood 101

Here’s a simple project that only requires thread and a plastic mesh canvas from a local craft store. Paper can be used if you have difficulty finding the plastic mesh.

Precious Pincushion

pin cushion

view the complete tutorial at Better Homes & Gardens

This lovely little pincushion project gives your child something that will come in handy for future projects as well. A gift that keeps on giving!

Simple Tote

Felt bag

view the complete tutorial at Better Homes & Gardens

A simple yet incredibly useful project. Perfect for carrying books and supplies on the go!

Tic, Tac, Toe

Tic tac toe

view the complete tutorial at Scholastic

This project let’s your child practice their hand-eye co-ordination while creating a fun & simple game they can play. Encourage them to use their imagination by experimenting with different colors and materials.

Owl Sock Friends

Owl Sock Friends

view the complete tutorial at the favecrafts
Let your child experience the joy in giving by creating adorable little owls as gift for a friend. A great use for mix-matched socks!

Lion Bookmark

view the complete tutorial at Betty Buttons

This fun and useful project encourages your child to read as well. Let your child be creative and come up with wild creatures of their own!

Make A Softie Using Child’s Art

view the complete tutorial at mother lode

Make a softie toy using your child’s art! This project is a bitt harder than the others and may be more suitable for older children.

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