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Wiggly Worms

Designed by Pattie Donham-Wilkinson

Make classroom time fun time with Wiggly Worms! Turn an ordinary pencil into a crafty masterpiece with craft foam, bright pompoms and Aleene’s® FunCraft™ Foam Glue and Fast Grab Tacky Glue®!

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  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.

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8/16/2010 1:19:27 AM

Great Project

I found this project for the kids to make on their first day of school. They had a pencil and wanted to start the day off with who can make the funniest project..we even had monster wiggly worms!