Got some stash light-colored fabric?
Got a bored kid?
These bean bags don’t take much material, so any light-colored fabric from your scrap bin is great for this project. Your kiddos will have a fabulous time decorating them with fabric pens or fabric paints, and when they’re done, just a few straight seams and a handful of beans turns them into a super-fun soft toy.
Kid-decorated bean bags make great gifts for children to help make for other children–perfect for all those summer birthday parties that you’re constantly shuttling them off to. They’ll keep them busy creating on a rainy day, and the finished bean bags are soft enough that a hurled one has a good chance of not knocking over something delicate and expensive in your living room.
Here’s how to make your own: