What is it about woodland critters that is so irresistible? I don’t know, but I’m here for it! This easy DIY felt squirrel plushie can be completed in an afternoon, so it’s a great last minute gift idea! Woodland animals are perfect for a neutral nursery design, and this DIY stuffed squirrel would be right at home tucked on a shelf or in someone’s tiny arms!
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Once my kiddos caught on that I can make stuff from scratch, they wanted me to be making stuff for them all the time! The most recent request was a tiny sleeping bag for E’s tiny stuffies. lol
But I actually really love that they can have an idea and for the most part I’m capable of executing it. They are also too young to demand perfection, so that’s a win for me.
I always wanted to be a crafty mom and my boys seem to appreciate the homemade projects! For now anyway, the appreciation may dissipate once they’re teenagers.
While a felt squirrel plushie was not so specifically requested, new toys are always welcomed with glee in this house!
Here’s how to make one: