Great beginner sewing project or just make some to use up those left over scraps of fabric. The kids will love to play with these bean bags when they are finished.

You can fill bean bags with a variety of items such as poly pellets, uncooked rice, un-popped popcorn and dried beans.

Materials and Supplies

Craft Supplies:

  • Small amount of fabric
  • Needle & thread
  • Any one of the following:   
          … Poly Pellets (sold in craft dept. with doll supplies)
          … Uncooked rice
          … Un-popped popcorn
          … Dried beans

Craft Instructions

  1. Cut two 5" squares from fabric.
  2. With right sides together and starting at least ½" before one of the corners, sew around using a 1/4" seam. Be sure to leave an opening for turning and filling.
  3. Clip corners and turn right side out.
  4. Poke corners from inside with a pencil or chopstick.
  5. Fill most of the way with filling material of your choice.
  6. Sew opening closed.

Printable Instructions

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