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Bookworm bookmark

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

Worm bookmark

Worm bookmark

Kids can practice their cutting skills while making a cute gift: this easy bookmark shaped like a worm or caterpillar.

What You Need: Craft foam in bright colors; medium pompom; short length of pipe cleaner; 2 small pompoms; durable circle punch or quarter (to trace around); foam glue; scissors.

How to Make It: Punch out circles, or trace around a quarter with pencil and cut out the circles (littler kids may need some help with this). Glue circles together, overlapping slightly. Glue medium pompom to top circle. Cut 2 approximately 1-inch lengths of pipe cleaner for antennae and glue behind top circle. Glue small pompoms to ends of pipe cleaners. Optional; add googly eyes.

Hatching pom pom chick craft

Sunday, April 12th, 2009

Pompom Easter chick

Pompom Easter chick

If you have tons of those plastic eggs at Easter time, turn one into an easy craft!

What You Need: Plastic Easter egg; large yellow pompom; 2 googly eyes; scrap of orange felt; glue; scissors.

How to Make It: Glue googly eyes on to pompom. Cut triangle shape from felt for beak and glue on. Place pompom chick inside egg. That’s it!

Pom Pom Valentine heart monster

Wednesday, February 6th, 2008

pom pom monster craft
These cute pom pom monster mascots may bring back memories for moms who grew up in the ’70s and ’80s. Now, kids can make their own little monsters with heart feet and googly eyes.
What You Need: Large pom pom, 2 googly eyes, pink construction paper or cardstock, pencil, glue. (Optional: heart punch.)
How to Make It: Punch or cut out (using classic technique of folding paper and drawing half of heart) heart shape from construction paper that’s slightly larger than the pom pom. Glue googly eyes to pom pom. Glue pom pom to heart with the curved parts forward to they look like feet.