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DIY Felt Valentine’s Day Play Candy 2 Ways

Turn sweets into fun with this DIY Felt Valentine’s Day Play Candy!

What you’ll need:

  • Flexible felt (multiples colors)
  • String, twine, or ribbon
  • Poly-fil or cotton balls
  • Lollipop Sticks
  • Hot glue gun and glue sticks
  • Scissors
DIY Felt Valentine's Day Play Candy Materials

How to:

For the Valentine’s Day play candy:

Step 1: First cut a 2” x 4” rectangle of felt fabric

DIY Felt Valentine's Day Play Candy Step 1

Step 2: Roll it into a tube lengthwise and hot glue the inner 2 inches (leaving 1 inch unglued on both ends)

Step 3: Tie off one end with string or ribbon

DIY Felt Valentine's Day Play Candy Step 2/3

Step 4: Stuff tube with Poly-fil or cotton (you can use the lollipop stick to help push it inside)

DIY Felt Valentine's Day Play Candy Step 4

Step 5: Tie off the other end and finish your Valentine’s Day Play Candy by adding embellishments on the ‘wrapper’

DIY Felt Valentine's Day Play Candy Step 5

For the Valentine’s Day play lollipop:

Step 1: Cut three 1-inch wide strips of felt in different colors.

DIY Felt Valentine's Day Play Candy Lollipops Step 1

Step 2: Repeat again with the same 3 colors, so you have 2 strips of each color (6 total)

DIY Felt Valentine's Day Play Candy Lollipops Step 2

Step 3: With the first set of 3, stack the different colored strips and begin to roll, hot glue into place as you roll*Note: the felt will shift as you continue to roll and will become uneven, totally fine! Don’t forget to add glue in between the different layers.

DIY Felt Valentine's Day Play Candy Lollipops Step 3

Step 4: Add the remaining 3 colors to lengthen each strip and continue rolling and gluing until you run out of felt.

Step 5: Trim any extra felt and finish by hot gluing onto a lollipop stick.

Step 6: Optional: add ribbon or yarn to the stick 

DIY Felt Valentine's Day Play Candy Lollipops Step Finished

Add your DIY Felt Valentine’s Day Play Candy to your babe’s play kitchen, or attack a sweet note and hand them out as Valentines!


About the Creator!

Hi there! My name is Melody, a holiday-loving, DIY & craft-making, motherhood, and lifestyle influencer from Southern California. I’m also a military spouse, an elementary school teacher, and have an energetic toddler named Izzy and a baby boy named Max. In my free time, I enjoy cooking, party planning, and dabbling in home decorating. Follow along for more crafting fun on my Instagram @melodyinthemaking!

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