Crafts


DIY Nature Craft: Annicke and Jeremy's Butterfly Mobile

Remember when Annicke Mouse and Jeremy Owl looked for butterflies and did field sketches of the different butterflies they saw? Jeremy said he was going to cut the paintings out and make them into a butterfly mobile for his friend Zoe Rabbit. And now he has done it! You can do the same, and make a butterfly mobile to hang on your sun porch like Zoe, or anywhere you like. Here’s how to do it. 

Jeremy Owl with Butterfly Mobile

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How to Press Flowers

In the springtime when the animals notice different flowers blooming in the hedges and meadows of Hazel Village, they like to pick their favorites and make pressed flowers. Emma Rabbit said she would be “most delighted” to teach you how to press flowers, too. Take a peek inside!

Pressed Flowers in a Book

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How To Make Harvest Baskets

In autumn, the animals made plain and fancy baskets to hold the foods they grew. Read how they made baskets to hold their harvest!
Zoe Rabbit makes harvest basket
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How to Craft Tiny Paper Flowers

Lewis Toad shows Catalina Mouse how to make tissue paper "everlasting flowers" that the animals can enjoy all year long. Take a peek inside! 

Catalina Mouse and Lewis Toad make tissue paper flowers

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How to Make an Herb Pillow with Phoebe Fawn

In the summer when the herbs of the hedgerow stood high, Phoebe cut bouquets of mint and sage. She decided to make a sweet-smelling herb pillow. 
Sewing Herb Pillow

 

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