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FELT AND BEAD HOLIDAY ELVES CRAFT

How adorable are these felt and bead holiday elves?  And they’re so easy to make!  Simply gather the supplies listed below and have the kids help you bring them to life.

These felt and bead holiday elves are SO CUTE and so easy to make. What a great Christmas craft for kids.

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Supplies

 

These felt and bead holiday elves are SO CUTE and so easy to make. What a great Christmas craft for kids.

Directions

Start by painting the flowerpots and small wooden beads with acrylic craft paint.  For our elves we painted the beads read and green, and we painted the flowerpots red (but any color that matches your holiday decor will work)!

These felt and bead holiday elves are SO CUTE and so easy to make. What a great Christmas craft for kids.

Cut two pieces of string per elf.  One string will make the legs and the other will make the arms.

These felt and bead holiday elves are SO CUTE and so easy to make. What a great Christmas craft for kids.

To make the hands and the feet, hot glue one bead to each end of each string.

Glue the string for the legs to the underside of the flowerpot.

These felt and bead holiday elves are SO CUTE and so easy to make. What a great Christmas craft for kids.

Glue the string for the arms and the large wooden bead to the top of the flowerpot.

These felt and bead holiday elves are SO CUTE and so easy to make. What a great Christmas craft for kids.

Next cut various colors of felt to make the elf scarves and hats.

These felt and bead holiday elves are SO CUTE and so easy to make. What a great Christmas craft for kids.

Wrap a scarf around the base of the head and glue into place.

Form a cone shape with felt to make the elf hats.  Glue the seam closed with a line of hot glue.

These felt and bead holiday elves are SO CUTE and so easy to make. What a great Christmas craft for kids.

Glue the hat to the top of the head.

These felt and bead holiday elves are SO CUTE and so easy to make. What a great Christmas craft for kids.

Add two small white buttons to the body and draw eyes on with black marker.  And that’s it!

These felt and bead holiday elves are SO CUTE and so easy to make. What a great Christmas craft for kids.

Try Making Your Own Felt and Bead Holiday Elves

These felt and bead holiday elves are so simple to create and make an adorable holiday decoration.

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These felt and bead holiday elves are SO CUTE and so easy to make. What a great Christmas craft for kids.

 

 

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Ellie at Color the MoonHi, I’m Ellie!  I’m a mom of two, a lover of arts and crafts, and I’m passionate about sharing fun projects that you can make with kids + for kids!  →READ MY STORY

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