Clay Pot Bookworm
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Clay Pot Bookworm

Quickly create a fun bookworm friend using Styrofoam® and a clay pot. Makes the perfect desktop companion for your favorite teacher, librarian or book lover!
Craft Time: 30-60 minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
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 Craft Smart® Acrylic Paint- 2oz., small

Craft Smart® Acrylic Paint- 2oz.


Material List

  • Styrofoam® Ball, 3"
  • Clay Pot, 3"
  • Craft Smart® Acrylic Paint – Green
  • Creatology™ Foam Sheets – Yellow and Purple
  • Chenille Stems – Black, Green and Red
  • Wiggle Eyes
  • Scissors
  • Foam Brush
  • Craft Glue

Project Instructions

Paint both the Styrofoam® ball and clay pot green. Let dry.

To attach head of worm to clay pot, rub the Styrofoam® ball in a side-to-side motion to create a “concave” in the ball. Add glue into the concave area and hold pot until dry.

Glue center of green chenille Stems to back of clay pot and bend legs around as shown.

Glue wiggle eyes to front of Styrofoam® ball and bend black chenille stem to create glasses. Glue to face over eyes.

Cut a small piece of the red chenille stem to create mouth. Glue in place.

Cut green chenille stem to desired size for antennae. Poke into head as shown.

Paint yellow circles on the clay pot.

Cut a rectangle to desired sized for book and glue to front.