Styrofoam Caterpillar

Supplies
SIX 2" STYROFOAM BALLS (HEAD AND BODY) 30017675
TWO 1" STYROFOAM BALLS (ANTENNA) 30017672
SIX GREEN CHENILLE STEMS
GREEN ACRYLIC PAINT
HOLD THE FOAM GLUE 77504969
2 15MM MOVING EYES 30055159
WIRE CUTTERS (TO CUT CHENILLE STEMS)

 

Directions

PAINT SIX 2" BALLS AND THE TWO 1" BALLS GREEN. LET DRY.

 

ASSEMBLE FIVE OF THE BODY PARTS ON THE TABLE AND PUSH THEM TOGETHER FIRMLY WHERE YOU WANT THEM TO MEET TO CREATE AN INDENT IN THE STYROFOAM. TO ATTACH THE HEAD TO THE BODY, POSITION THE HEAD AT THE END OF THE BODY AND PRESS FIRMLY ONTO THE TOP PORTION OF THE BODY SO THE HEAD IS LOOKING UP SLIGHTLY.

 

TO LINK THE BODY PARTS TOGETHER, CUT FIVE 1.5" PIECES OF CHENILLE STEM AND INSERT AN END INTO EACH INDENT IN THE BALLS WHERE THEY MEET. FOR ADDED SUPPORT USE HOLD THE FOAM GLUE ON THE ENDS OF THE CHENILLE STEMS BEFORE BEING INSERTED.

 

GLUE THE EYES TO THE FACE

 

TO MAKE THE LEGS CUT SIXTEEN 3" PIECES OF THE GREEN CHENILLE STEM MAKE A TINY LOOP AT THE END FOR THE FOOT INSERT CHENILLE STEMS INTO THE BODY (8 ON EACH SIDE) TO MAKE THE ANTENNA, CUT A 6" PIECE OF CHENILLE STEM AND FOLD IN HALF. PUSH A 1" GREEN BALL ONTO THE END OF EACH ANTENNA, INSERT ANTENNA TO THE TOP OF THE HEAD. .

2008 Ben Franklin Crafts, Inc.

 

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