Cat Crafts

Catnip Toy Craft

Cats go crazy for this catnip toy craft, whether it's still growing or made into a toy.

What You'll Need:

  • Felt
  • Scissors
  • Pen
  • Needle
  • Thread
  • Catnip

Catnip is an herb that you can buy at a plant nursery and grow in a pot or garden. Cats love to play in it and eat it. Don't just make toys out of catnip -- plant some in a place where a cat can enjoy it.

How To Make Your Catnip Toy:

Step 1: Cut a piece of felt into an interesting shape, such as a mouse.

Step 2: Lay the shape on another piece of felt and trace around it. Cut out your tracing to make a second shape that's exactly the same as the first.

Step 3: Use a needle and thread to sew the two pieces of felt together, but leave a small opening.

Step 4: Stuff the toy with catnip, then sew it shut.

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