On quilting weight: 9 on the FQ, 42 on the yard. On cotton sateen: 12 on the FQ, 56 on the yard. Perfect for teachers or others who want gifts for a group of children.
Place right sides together (inserting a loop at the top of the head, if desired) stitch, leaving a space at the feet to turn and stuff. Clip the curves, turn right side out, smoothing seams with fingers. stuff to desired firmness. Stitch feet closed.
For an ornament you can use a long loop to hang or a short loop to put a hook through. A short loop, with a ring, will also work as a key fob, or just to decorate a backpack. You can use ribbon for the loops or make them from the ice floe background.