Felt food makes a wonderful handmade gift for a child, inspiring hours of pretend play. You can create enough food to stock an entire kitchen or simply focus on recreating a special child’s favorite meal in felt form. Most felt food projects require only minimal sewing, so they are quick and easy to create.
Start the day off right with a pretend food breakfast featuring blueberries and pancakes. Burnt Muffin has the tutorial for this project.
Bacon and Eggs
If your child is more the bacon and eggs type, you’ll love this easy project from The Gunny Sack.
Sandwich Making Set
The sandwich making set from One Creative Mommy lets kids create customized felt food sandwiches. There’s a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, as well as all the fixings for a deli meat sandwich.
Brown Bag School Lunch Set
Complete with a brown felt storage bag, this set perfectly replicates a classic school lunch. It includes a sandwich, chips, and sweet treat for dessert, making it the perfect DIY treat for a child who loves to play school at home. Learn more at Skip to My Lou.
Felt Food Bow Tie Pasta
Make bow tie pasta with an easy to follow tutorial from ABCs & Garden Peas. Pair your felt food pasta with assorted veggies for healthy pretend meal!
Assorted Veggies and Miscellaneous Felt Food
Lemonwood Clock has printable PDF patterns for assorted veggies, as well as various other felt food items kids are sure to love.
Felt Food Burger and Fries
For those times when nothing but a burger and fries will do, this felt food tutorial is sure to please. Lia Griffith has the details.
Felt Food Pizza
Who doesn’t love pizza? This pizza parlor play set turns your little one serve one-of-kind pies to all her friends. Make the Best of Everything has the details.
Sweets and More
Learn how to make cookies, cakes, cupcakes, and other other treats over at Apartment Therapy. Their roundup of 100+ free tutorials features enough projects to keep you busy for quite some time!
Make felt popcorn for movie night with a tutorial from All in One Day’s Time. This project is easy to complete, but the designer admits it’s a little time consuming to make enough popcorn for a whole bucket.
Felt Tea Bags
Little girls who love to have tea parties with their dolls will be thrilled with this felt food project. The tea bags have their own storage box, making cleanup a snap. Lil Blue Boo has the details.
Starbucks Felt Food Play Set
Children who are well aware of mom’s Starbucks obsession will get a kick out of this cleverly designed felt food play set. Learn more at Sew Homegrown.