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Wiggly Worms

Turn an ordinary pencil into a crafty masterpiece and watch the smiles on all the kids’ faces.


Craft Foam, green and blue
Hole Punch
Foam Glue
Pipe Cleaners/Chenille Stems
Tacky Glue
Large and medium Pom Poms
Wiggly Eyes


1.Cut strips of green and blue foam 12” long by 1” wide.

2.Use hole punch to punch holes 1” apart down the center of strips. Save hole punchouts.

3.Push pencil through holes to create worm body. Refer to photo.

4.Glue lime green punchouts randomly onto blue strips and blue punchouts onto lime green strips with Aleene’s® FunCraft™ Foam Glue. Refer to photo. Let dry.

5.Twist a chenille stem around the metal binding holding the pencil eraser to create the antennae. Glue small pompoms to the ends of chenille stems with Aleene’s® Fast Grab Tacky Glue®. Let dry.

6.Glue a large pompom to the pencil eraser with Aleene’s® Fast Grab Tacky Glue® to create the head. Glue googly eyes to the front of large pompoms and a medium pompom between the eyes to create the nose. Let dry for 30 minutes.

7.Optional: Cut a piece of ribbon and tie into a bow. Glue bow on top of pompom

This craft is reprinted courtesy of ILoveToCreate.com.

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Katie is the writer and creator of View From The Fridge. She is also the mom to two adorable little boys (and another baby on the way), and wife to a great guy! She loves to craft, decorate, dream up projects for her home, and she’s learning to love to cook (though not there quite yet). She started View From The Fridge in the fall of 2013. Katie also enjoys coffee, a good glass of wine or beer (when she’s not expecting!), running, and anything outside. She lives in Minnesota and takes full advantage of the wonderful (but short) summer season outside with her family.

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