Easy Hay Bales for Doll Sized Horses

Do your doll’s have a horse? Today’s craft will show you how to make easy hay bales for the horses out of materials you probably have on hand.

Doll Craft  Hay Bales for Toy Horses  

To make your own you will need:

  • Paper
  • Empty soap or band aid boxes
  • Glue
  • Tape
  • Natural raffia
  • String
  • Scissors
  • Paint brush for spreading glue
  • String or Yarn

hay bales for doll sized horses

Step 1– Cover the boxes with paper. Tape or glue into place.

Step 2– Add glue to your box and then wrap raffia over the box ends as shown.

Step 3– Continue to wrap and add glue or tape into place. Wrap ends and then box as shown in the photo’s above.

Step 4– When you have wrapped your boxes and are happy with how they look, wrap a piece of yarn or string around you hay bale and tie in a knot, trim the edges. I used two strings on each hay bale. Let dry.

Maplelea Saila

Step 5– Now your hay bales are ready to share with your dolls horse. The strings will help your doll hold and carry the hay for their horses.

I hope you enjoyed today’s craft I look forward to sharing more crafts with you next week .

Today’s modle is Maplelea Doll Saila; Saila’s clothes include a peasant top I made, pants made by my friend Skippysmom from a Liberty Jane Pattern, and shoes by Harmony Club Dolls. My dolls’  horse (I call Pickles) is from the Newberry Collection at Sears from 2011 which came with a sled.