Have you ever tried wet felting?  Such a creative way to do a self portrait with kids!Oh my goodness!!  I am so in love with these felted faces that I am staying up waaaay past my bedtime to write this post.  I’ve written about wet felting with kids before.  I’ve done it a few times over the years and love it more and more with every experience.  Wet felting is great because kids of all ages can try it successfully.  My 3 year old made a beautiful felting and loved the whole process.  I highly highly recommend you give this a try.  It’s a little outside the box, but totally worth experimenting with.

Have you ever tried wet felting?  It's an awesome process art activity for kids!*This post contains affiliate links. Thank you for your support!

Have you ever tried wet felting?  It's an awesome process art activity for kids!I’m not going to go into major detail here because the process is very similar to the wet felting post I wrote here.  The only difference is we made faces with our felt and put them in frames.  So definitely click this link if you want more details.

Here’s what you’ll need…

Supplies

wool roving

spray bottle

rolling pin

dish soap

bubble wrap

an awesome frame (I got the ones pictured at Ikea for 2.99.  They’re called Tarsta.)

Have you ever tried wet felting?  It's an awesome process art activity for kids!Steps

Please follow the steps on this wet felting with kids post.  The only difference is making the shape of a face and adding facial features.  Also, I never put these in the dryer.  I just let them dry out and placed them in the frame.Have you ever tried wet felting? It's an awesome process art activity for kids!The artists who made these felted faces were ages 4-6. Each one came out totally amazing.

Have you ever tried wet felting? It's an awesome process art activity for kids!Here are a few shots of the process I was able to grab on my phone. If you try it, encourage the kids to roll over the felt as much as possible.

*Note* Go light on the dish soap.  I put too much in the spray bottle and faces got really sudsy.  It didn’t really matter once they dried but it made it a little crazy with all the soap.

Have you ever tried wet felting?  Such a creative way to do a self portrait with kids!Below is what the felted faces looked like after being rolled in the bubble wrap.  I shared this pic on my instagram feed. The print of the bubble wrap comes out over time.

Have you ever tried wet felting?  Such a creative way to do a self portrait with kids!Putting the faces in the frames totally made this project.  I was going to just mount them on paper but the frame makes them a great keepsake, perfect for any room.

Have you ever tried wet felting?  It's an awesome process art activity for kids!I just love these felted faces so much! Wet felting could be my number one favorite art project with kids.

Have you ever tried wet felting?  It's an awesome process art activity for kids!If you have any questions at all, please don’t hesitate to ask.  It’s super late and my eyers are bleeding so I may have left something out.  Happy to help where I can.  I hope you give this a try! And if you’re looking for some art inspiration, you might want to check out my top ten favorite art supply list.  It’s filled with lots of goodies. xo Meri

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