It's happened to all of us, probably more than once. We finish folding a load of laundry only to discover that a few socks have lost their mates. Blame it on the washing machine monster or the dryer demon, but somehow several socks go missing during our weekly laundry duties. Rather than toss that solo sock into the trash, why not turn it into something the kids will love? Check out all the fun things you can make with a lonely sock.
You could make a whole zoo of sock puppets, but we are particularly fond of My Little 3 and Me's mystical, magical dragon puppet .
No-Sew Sock Caterpillars
Spend a rainy afternoon crafting these no-sew creepy crawlers  from 733 Blog.
Use an assortment of mismatched socks to make Whimsy Loft's adorable stuffed owl .
Why spend hundreds on a hobby horse when you can make your own? Rad Megan teaches you how to turn that lonely sock into a pretty pony for your tots .
Magnetic Fishing Game
We love Goodsmiths' idea for a magnetic fishing game . Each time you find a new sock, simply add it to the pond.
Turn those socks into some supercute sea creatures , courtesy of Hatched.
Grosgrains' sock snake  is anything but scary. The more mismatched, the better!
Little Lovey Sock Doll
All you need is a sock, some buttons, and a whole lot of cotton to create Meri Cheri's lovely little sock dolls. 
Stuck inside during a snowstorm? Turn a sock and some paper cups into Growing a Jeweled Rose's Winter-themed game .
Great for the front door or a playroom, Blue Cricket Design's sock wreath  is a cute addition to any house.