Felt Penguin Ornament


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Suitable for…

Ages
  • 3-5 years
  • 5-12 years
  • 12+ years
Group Size
  • Individual (1 child)
  • Small Group (4 children)
  • Large Group (20 children)


  • Step 1

    Sketch out penguin’s body onto a piece of paper before cutting from black felt.

  • Step 2

    Fold a piece of black felt in half. Once you have a design, pin your design to the felt and use scissors to cut out.

  • Step 3

    Cut a long length of thread and thread your needle. Tie a knot in the end of your thread and you are ready to start sewing.

  • Step 4

    Sew them together by stitching around the edge. Leave a gap to stuff your ornament with wadding.

  • Clever Tip

    Sew a loop of ribbon to the top of your penguin ornament so that he can be hung on your Christmas tree.

  • Step 5

    Sew a loop of ribbon to the top of your penguin ornament so that he can be hung on your Christmas tree.

  • Step 6

    Finish sewing the two felt pieces together.

  • Step 7

    For more information on how to sew take a look at our handy Tips and Techniques category. Here you will find information on all the different types of basic stitches.

  • Step 8

    Trace around your ornament onto a scrap piece of paper to create a size guide. Use this guide to draw your penguin’s tummy onto white adhesive felt.

  • Step 9

    Cut out and attach to your ornament.

  • Step 10

    Cut two feet and a triangle beak from orange adhesive felt and attach to your ornament.

  • Step 11

    Use fabric glue to attach wiggle eyes. Allow to dry.

  • Step 12

    Cut a thin strip out of red felt and tie around your penguin’s neck as a scarf.

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Cost of all materials
$72.00 (inc GST)
$65.45 (ex GST)
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