We're starting to get into the Christmas spirit at home and I'm beginning to think of decorations and occasions and things to do. We have some felt and a few bits and pieces lying around so I decided to make pencil toppers* with my three year old.
- Felt or card
- Pens and pencils
To start with, create your Christmas design in duplicate - we created two trees, a star, and a snowman. I folded two sheets of felt and of card in half (together) and cut it. The most important thing is that they should be identical in shape.
Glue the outline, making sure to leave the bottom unglued. Decorate the designs with pompoms, sequence, or colour the card and decorate with stickers or glitter.
When it's all dried you can put glue on the end of a pencil or pen, and insert it into the shape, and there you have a pencil (or pen) topper. You can also glue the lid of a pen to have a decorative pen lid.
*Yeah. I have no idea what the point is either, but my daughter loves it! Maybe you can use the pens to write all your Christmas cards with!