Bedtime Buddy


  • Roll of drawing paper
  • Pen or marker
  • Old sheet
  • Scissors
  • Sewing machine or needle and thread
  • Cotton batting
  • Fabric paint


  1. Have your child lie down on a large piece of drawing paper and trace around her body.
  2. Cut out the outline and use it as a pattern to cut two body outlines out of an old sheet.
  3. Sew them together around the edges, right sides in, leaving enough of the edges unsewn to turn the right sides out.
  4. Turn, stuff with cotton batting, and sew the hole closed.
  5. Decorate with fabric paint and dress in your child's clothes.


Copyright © 1999 by Patricia Kuffner. Excerpted from The Toddler's Busy Book with permission of its publisher, Meadowbrook Press.

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