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Kangaroo and Koala Felt Purses

Store coins and other treasures in adorable animal pouches.

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Participant Age: Under 7, 7 to 12
Approximate Cost: Under $10
Duration: 1 to 60 minutes
Difficulty:
Physical Challenge:
  • Pouch Pals pattern
  • 2 sheets of felt (brown or blue, depending on which animal you make)
  • Sheet of black felt
  • Yard of yarn (color should match the felt)
  • 2 googly eyes or small black pom-poms
  • Small strip of Velcro
  • Scissors
  • Fabric glue
  • Darning needle
Download and Print the Pattern

Download and print the pattern.


Cut Out Felt

Use the patterns to cut the pieces out of the felt.

Stick Pouch Together

Lay the front of the pouch on top of the back of the pouch. Stitch together with yarn (as shown on pattern).

Add Ears and Handle

Stitch the ears to the head (as shown on the pattern). Then stitch the two arms together to make a handle.

Add Nose and Eyes

Glue the nose and eyes onto the animal's face.

Attach Velcro

Lift the flap to attach the Velcro® to close the pouch.


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