How To: Toy Footie Pitch (aka Soccer Field)

How To: Toy Footie Pitch (aka Soccer Field)

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Carrie McBride
Sep 16, 2009

Do you have a young football, futbol or soccer fan in the house? Jo does and she made him this awesome "footie pitch" (you can call it a soccer field if you like) game to play. It all started when she was looking for some small footballers to use as cake toppers for her son's birthday...

Not finding them locally and not wanting to spend a small fortune on eBay she remembered she had some blank wooden peg people so she painted them to resemble players from her son's favorite team (see her cool cake and football-themed party here). That's a lot of work for just cake toppers so she decided to make him a small field for them to play on to extend their life as toys. See more photos and a description of how she did it here.

You can visit Jo at A Bit of This A Bit of That where you'll also find instructions for a clever football/soccer ball pinata that gets kicked around instead of whacked with sticks (safer too!).

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