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Recycled toy heat pack

Duration: medium

Age: child, parent

Skill for Bub: Just for Fun


Give your child’s favourite soft toys a second life as a winter heat pack to keep them warm this winter.

Toy recycled into heat pack

Craft idea submitted by Huggies Baby club member T. Rick, Lake Haven, NSW.

CAUTION: Adult supervision is always recommended when creating these crafts.

Re-vamp and recycle old or unused teddies and other soft toys into herbal heat packs for children to take to bed and cuddle instead of a hot water bottle.


1. Remove any glass eyes,nose etc and replace with felt cut outs

2. Gently cut open the toy along one seam and remove filler/stuffing from main body

3. Replace the stuffing with either wheat or rice infused with aromatherapy essences of your choice (lavender is good to promote

4. Restitch toy.

Note: Leave aromatherapy oil infused wheat or rice overnight to dry before stuffing toy.