12. Sock cat
Professor Pincushion walks you through how to make this buddy with a super-clever video tutorial.
13. Fantastic Mr. Fox
This little bandit fox is much easier to make than he looks. Look What I Made breaks it down for you.
14. Kawaii stuffed animal
15. Bumblebee gurumi
This turtle is totally a crochet craft worth gifting. Buy this pattern and download instantly on Etsy for just $4.
16. Little lion critter
Another amigurumi pattern, this little lion will speak to so many kids’ hearts. This li’l lion loves to accompany kids on all their travels.
17. Shark bite
Ocean-obsessed kids will enjoy having a tiny shark to play with. Note, though, that this is a pretty advanced pattern. Only tackle it if you’ve got some experience.
18. Mini bears
While She Naps’ pattern is easy to follow, and the outcome is totally precious.
19. Stuffed turtles
Plush and perfect for little hands, these teensy turtles are stuffed with love. Grab the tutorial and go wild with fun fabrics.
20. Sock monkey
It’s one of the most popular crafts of the stuffed-animal realm: the sock monkey. Doesn’t every kid need a sock monkey? Probably. Get your free tutorial at Craft Passion.
21. Flying squirrel
In just about an hour, you can create your very own soft, huggable flying squirrel. You can find the pattern on Wild Olive.
22. Classic teddy bear
The O.G. cuddle buddy. How Joyful has a tutorial as well as a pattern.
23. Elephant softies
Create a tiny elephant for a newborn gift — or for your own kid. You can find the tutorial for these elephant softies on Craftiness is Not Optional.