Fun for Youth at the Folklife Fair


Plan to make time for family activities at the "Kids' Fluff" booth at the Folklife Fair in Hailey.   Bring your children so they can explore fiber arts at their own level.  Join us!  No pre-registration is required so you can just show up and enjoy. (Parents of children aged seven and under are asked to stay with their children during the scheduled classes.)
Special thanks to Kathi Kimball, 4H leader and staff expert from the University of Idaho/Blaine County Extension office, for coordinating!!!



Make It With Wool is an annual youth-centered sewing competition to promote the beauty and versatility of wool fabrics, yarns, and fibers. It encourages personal creativity in sewing, knitting, crocheting, spinning, weaving, and other needlework arts.

The Idaho Make It With Wool Competition is sponsored by the Idaho Wool Growers Association. The top junior and senior contestant qualify to attend the National Competition at the American Sheep Industry Convention in Denver Colorado.


2017 Kids Activities

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Felted Soap

Make a personal soap that will not mold and is good for the skin

Cost: $5.00
Ages: all ages


Clay Arboglyph

Make a mold of an aspen tree, then create your own bark carving

Cost: $5.00
Ages: 8 and up

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Felted Letters

Shape your initial using bubble wrap and wool roving
Cost: $5.00
Ages: 5 and up

Use a piece of burlap and needle felt wall decor
Cost: $5.00
Ages: 10 and up




Recycle an old CD and weave a pumpkin
Cost: $5.00
Ages: 10 and up

Weave a rainbow using a paper plate
Cost: $5.00
Ages: 4-10