Dora the Explorer Crayon Caddy

Dora the Explorer Crayon Caddy

Kids will love heading to preschool with all of their crayons, scissors and glue in hand. This roll-up caddy keeps everything neat and handy. We've stitched channels for the crayons and supplies with a machine, but you can also do it by hand, or with fabric glue.

Explore with Dora every day on Nick Jr.Explore with Dora every day on Nick Jr.

Dora the Explorer Crayon Caddy

Craft Features

Gift
The best gifts are handmade. Make this craft together and give it as a gift to a parent, grandparent, or your child's classmates.
More for Parents
This craft is best suited for parents to make on their own or with minimal help from kids.
Allow for Dry Time
You'll need to allow extra time for glue or paint to dry.

Developmental Skills

Create with Us
Create with us skills involve self-expression, experimentation, and imagination through visual arts (like painting and sculpting), dramatic play, cooking, and dance.
Ages: 4-6

Materials

  • Sewing machine, needle and thread, or fabric glue
  • Scissors
  • Blue, orange, red, yellow, and green felt
  • Dora Crayon Caddy Templates
  • Fabric glue
  • Grosgrain ribbon
  • Supplies, including crayons, safety scissors and glue stick

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Cut a 15- by 10-inch rectangle of blue felt.

  2. Step 2

    Fold up 3 inches from the bottom. Pin to secure. Cut one 16-inch length of the grosgrain ribbon. Fold it in half and tuck it (to hide it) inside the folded edge at one end. Stitch in place.

  3. Step 3

    At 1-inch intervals, stitch six 1-inch channels for crayons. Then stitch two 1 3/4-inch-wide channels for scissors and a glue stick. Then stitch an additional six 1-inch-wide channels for the remaining crayons.

  4. Step 4

    Print, trace, and cut out the template, then cut out the flowers and leaves using the photo as a guide. Glue the flowers and leaves in place. Add crayons and supplies. To carry, roll up the caddy and secure with the ribbon ties.

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