Holiday Caterpillar Ornament

Materials

  • Dow STYROFOAM Brand Foam balls: one 1-1/2”, four 1-1/2”
  • Lime green fabric, 4”x7”
  • Red fleece, 4”square
  • Ribbon, scrap
  • Black beads, two

Tools

  • Fabric glue
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Black marker

Directions

STEP 1

  • Gently press sides of plastic-foam balls on work surface (to flatten).

STEP 2

  • Measure and cut 4”x7” green fabric strip. Glue long edges of fabric together, forming tube.

STEP 3

  • Insert small plastic-foam balls (body) into fabric tube. Insert large plastic-foam ball into tube (head). Stretch fabric tube over head and glue ends.

STEP 4

  • Glue black beads (eyes) on head. Use black marker to draw mouth.

STEP 5

  • For hat, measure and cut 4” red fleece square. Cut square in half on diagonal; glue long sides together. Use green floss to tie end of hat. Glue hat on head.

STEP 6

  • For scarf, tie ribbon around neck. Trim ends.
by Debra Quartermain for The Dow Chemical Co.
Holiday Caterpillar Ornament
Holiday Caterpillar Ornament