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chicken, hippo, goat, chipmunk, narwhal and horse felt bookmarks
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Felt Animal Bookmarks

These felt animal bookmarks take minutes to make and are so fun for kids! Make 9 different animals with our free pattern (glue or sew).
Prep Time15 mins
Active Time5 mins
Total Time20 mins
Cost: under $1


  • scissors
  • hot glue gun



  • Decide what animal you'd like to make and cut out the pattern templates.
    9 animal bookmarks
  • Cut out the pieces you'll need from felt scraps.
    felt pattern pieces cut out to make animal bookmark
  • Hot glue details to the front circle.
    hand gluing on fin to narwhal bookmark
  • Sandwich any pieces like horns, ears, fins etc. in between the front and back circle. Hot glue into place.
    narwhal with hot glue around edges
  • Hot glue ribbon onto the back circle.
    hot glue gun adding ribbon to bookmark
  • Glue the front circle onto the back circle, sandwiching the ribbon and in between.
    narwhal bookmark on table
  • Trim ribbon to be the length that you'd like your bookmark to be. 10-12" works for most chapter books.
    Glue the bottom detail (apple, star, heart, corn, bone, leaves, etc) on each side of the ribbon at the bottom of the bookmark.
    gluing star to the bottom of ribbon on narwhal bookmark