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Fun Felt Pens | Last-Minute Christmas Gift Ideas

Fun Felt Pens

Total Time Needed: 1 Hour

Great gifts for siblings, cousins, and friends, these friendly-faced pens are so simple to make, your child can create a zoo in an afternoon. Just be sure he keeps one for himself - it might encourage him to write those postholiday thank-you notes!


  • Ballpoint pen
  • Felt
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Googly eyes


Fun Felt Pens  - Step 1

1. Cut a strip of felt as shown.

2. Run a thin bead of hot glue along one edge, roll up the pen in the felt, and glue the other edge.

Fun Felt Pens  - Step 2

3. Once that's dry, glue on googly eyes and felt details, such as wings and ears.