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Edufish Educational Fish Toy

Edufish Educational Fish Toy

Educational Fish Toy

Today we are going to make a lovely educational fish toy for a pre-schooler. You will need oddments of felt and thin batting. No need for stuffing! No additional sewing! A few safety-pins makes the little hanger. Everything is put together with a gluegun, which crafters always have! Both sides of each little animal are included. The little fishing-rod is made from a dowel, a length of wool and a magnet. The magnet
is hot-glued onto the wool. Super-easy
and lots of fun!

What You Will Need To Make Your Educational Fish Toy.


Thin Batting

Marathon Threads as per Colour Chart

Felt in different colours

Safety-pins approx.1″/30mm

Dowel rod – you choose the length

A length of wool

Magnet – 1″ – must be strong enough to

catch your fish!

Temporary Fabric Spray Glue

Cut-Away Stabilizer


Let’s Get Started


Educational Fish Toy

Step1. Stitch out the placement for the batting. I used a bigger hoop – hence the 2 together.

Educational Fish Toy

Step2. Spray the stabilizer with Temporary Fabric Spray Glue and press a piece of batting over the placement line.
Educational Fish Toy

Step3. Stitch the batting in place.

Educational Fish Toy

Cut the batting near to the stitching line.

Educational Fish Toy

Cut a piece of felt to cover the batting

Educational Fish Toy

Step4. Stitch the batting in place.

Educational Fish Toy

Step5. Use your Colour Chart and continue stitching out the rest of the design right to the end. Take the embroidery out of the hoop and cut away the excess felt. Do not cut the stitching.Educational Fish Toy

Assembly: Here my DH is assembling the little sea-horse for me. In fact he did all of them for me. Lucky me! Using the glue-gun, glue the safety-pin in place with the “loop” end protruding from the top.

Educational Fish Toy

Next glue the other half on top.

Educational Fish Toy

Take a damp cloth and wipe away excess glue.

Educational Fish Toy

All done!

Educational Fish Toy

To make the fishing-rod attach the wool to one end of the dowel. Hot-glue the other end of the wool to the magnet.

Educational Fish Toy

This educational fish toy is lovely, but must be supervised for safety because of the dowel and wool. The little sea animals can also be used for a mobile by threading ribbon through the end of the safety-pin and attaching to a ring.

Would you like to give this lesson a try?

Purchase CE578 – EduFish 1 Here.

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