Educational Crochet Toy Balls – Free Patterns

Crochet toy balls are great for learning and playing! Because we all know that the best way to learn is through playing, right? Undoubtedly! With this in mind, we have prepared this selection of Educational Crochet Toy Balls for all the craft-loving parents and grandparents out there. If you are a friend of the family invited to a child’s birthday party, these patterns will surely save the day as well! Check out the free patterns under the links below and follow us on Facebook and Pinterest for more creative ideas!




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Educational Baby Ball Free Crochet Pattern

Let your baby learn and play with this lovely crochet ball. Round, soft, decorated with blooming flowers and friendly animals. Pure perfection, isn’t it? Evidently! You can easily customize the ball to suit your baby’s needs and preferences.

Level: upper beginner Author: Patricia Heller

The original pattern and the photos are on Ravelry.

Flower Amish Puzzle Ball Free Crochet Pattern

Is your baby ready for a crochet puzzle? Obviously! This is a pattern for three separate pieces that the little ones need to assemble together to create a soft flower ball. The project is not only absolutely lovely but also very sense-stimulating. 

Level: upper beginner Author: Dedri Uys

The original pattern is on Look at What I Made. More info on Ravelry. Info about this version and the photos are on Ravelry.

Bee Stacking Toy Free Crochet Pattern

What an original idea for a crochet toy! The smallest children will certainly have loads of fun playing with this adorable bee. The pattern has recently been released by the one and only author behind Elisa’s Crochet. Exciting!

Level: upper beginner Author: Elisa’s Crochet

The original pattern and the photos are on Elisa’s Crochet.

Babyfryd Sensory Cube Free Crochet Pattern

This is such an original, super useful idea for all the crochet-loving parents, grandparents, uncles, and aunties. If you are looking for one-of-a-kind handmade gift inspirations, you should certainly put this sensory cube by Tine Sommer Hansen on your list.

Level: upper beginner Author: Tine Sommer Hansen

The original pattern and the photos are on Hobbii. More info on Ravelry.

Floral Fun Ball Free Crochet Pattern

Fun, floral, beautiful! If you are a parent of toddlers and older kids looking for ideas for soft toys, you have landed in the right corner of the internet today. This awesome project by Yarnspirations Design Studio is not as difficult to recreate as it seems!

Level: upper beginner Author: Yarnspirations Design Studio

The original pattern and the photos are on Yarnspirations. More info on Ravelry.

Pentagon Ball Free Crochet Pattern

What a charming idea for a handmade toy! If you want to crochet something for your little ones, this pattern by Raffaella Tassoni is definitely a great option. The pastel colors are super cheerful, right? They will add extra joy to the play dates!

Level: upper beginner Author: Raffaella Tassoni

The original pattern and the photos are on Raffamusa Designs. More info on Ravelry.

6 thoughts on “Educational Crochet Toy Balls – Free Patterns

  1. Can I get the pattern for the ball with the animal faces and flower?? I find the flower pattern, but I would like this pattern. Thank you.

    1. Hi Carolyn, If you scroll down just below the photo, you will find the link to the pattern there. Let us know if you have a problem and definitely share your creation with us. Happy crocheting!

  2. How do you keep the stuffing from coming out of the pentagon ball. It looks like it’s made with double crochets which would leave openings for it to be seen through and possibly come out of

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