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Children's needle felting workshop. Great for birthday parties and groups

Duration: 2 hours

Price: £12.50

Book with: Elaine Perry
at The Woolly Rabbit

Crow Lane
BS10 7EL

About the Course

For groups of children aged 8+ needle felting is a great way to provide a creative and fun learning experience that will keep them engaged and focused.

If you would like to do something different for a party, something quiet, calm and not too messy then a needle felting party is perfect!

For birthday parties I will come to your home and keep the party boy/girl and their friends deeply engrossed in a two hour session making a felted animal. If you need somewhere to hold your party, I can help you arrange a suitable venue at an additional cost which will need to be paid at the time of your booking.

​I also offer group workshops for school, brownies, guides etc...If you are a group or a school you can book me to visit your location.

What's included?

All materials and supplies needed

Full support & guidance for each child to make and complete their chosen needle felted sculpture.

Enhanced DBS check and Insurance

What can children make?

Children can make a choice of woodland themed animals based around a polystyrene egg. I can tailor the workshop to your requirements if you have a particular theme in mind.
The workshop takes around 2 hours.

What will they learn?

* How to safely use felting needles
* How the wool ends up from the sheep to the felting table!
* How to felt the wool onto the polystyrene egg
* How to make shapes using their felting needles and other techniques
* How to attach shapes to the main body

​The fee per child is £12.50 ( a minimum of 4 bookings is required) and full payment is required at the time of booking to secure the date.

How to book.

Contact me with the date you would like and I will confirm whether I can run a workshop on that date. If you have any questions, please do ask.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

For small groups held at my venue, refreshments will be provided (tea, cold drinks and biscuits).

I supply all the wool, needles and equipment you need.

I can provide additional felting kits if you would like to gift them to replace the party bag. Please enquire at the time of booking.

Want to review this course?

This was a fantastic workshop for my daughter’s birthday. Communication prior to the day was great, including directions & what to expect.
Elaine ran an absorbing workshop which we all really enjoyed. The instruction was excellent & very encouraging.
We all now have very sweet felted rabbits (as we were able to take home spare wool to add some extra finishing touches) & are keen to try other animals too! Thank you

- - #24913

Response from The Woolly Rabbit:

It was an absolute pleasure and I'm so pleased that you have been inspired to explore needle felting further!

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Course Start Dates

Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.

  • Child friendly
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Suitable for stag and hen dos
  • Teen friendly
  • Weekends

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