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While we have so many magical crafts on Sugar, Spice and Glitter (including fairies, mermaids, dragons, and wizards), I realized we had no Easy Gnome Crafts for Kids – so naturally, we had to rectify that with today’s Felt Gnome Craft for Kids.

No Sew Felt Gnome Craft Gnomes are tiny humans that live underground and are said to possess cunning and magical qualities. They originated during the Renaissance and were strongly associated with magic and alchemy. They appear in works by L Frank Baum, JRR Tolkien, CS Lewis, and JK Rowling’s Harry Potter series, and also in many folk and fairy tales, especially in Nordic countries. Today’s gnome craft would be perfect for kids who are ready to read any of these books… or watch the movie adaptations (including the super cute Gnomeo and Juliet). These easy gnomes make cute stand-alone crafts, or can be used in a shoebox theatre to tell a story. You could also string a loop of thread...

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