Holiday Caterpillar Ornament

By  Debra Quartermain  for  The Dow Chemical Co.

size: 6"

  • Holiday Caterpillar Ornament


  • 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


  • Fabric glue
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Black marker
  • 1. Gently press sides of plastic-foam balls on work surface (to flatten).
  • 2. Measure and cut 4"x7" green fabric strip. Glue long edges of fabric together, forming tube.
  • 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.
  • 4. Glue black beads (eyes) on head. Use black marker to draw mouth.
  • 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.
  • 6. For scarf, tie ribbon around neck. Trim ends.