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This happy paper cloud pillow is an easy sewing project for kids and a fun fine motor skills activity. Kids will love threading yarn to make this adorable pillow!

Kid-Made Happy Cloud Pillow – Materials:

White butcher paper

– Hole puncher


– Black marker, chalk pastels (for cheeks)

– Poly filler (like this)


Step 1. Draw a cloud shape on your white paper, fold it over and cut it out. Hole punch along the sides.

Step 2. Draw a happy face using your market and pastels (for cheeks).

Step 3. Have your child string yarn through and leave an opening for the filling.

Step 4. Fill the pillow with stuffing and thread more yarn to close up the pillow. You’re done!

My son loves his happy cloud pillow. It makes an adorable decoration for the playroom.

What are some easy sewing projects you’ve tried with the kids? Check out more simple sewing ideas for kid here!


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Agnes Hsu is a mom of three and has been inspiring parents and kids to get creative with easy activities and family friendly recipes for over 10 years. She shares her love for creative play and kids food to her 2MM+ followers online. Agnes' commitment to playful learning and kindness has not only raised funds for charity but also earned features in prestigious nationwide publications.