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Snowman Pencils

Make snowman pencils this Christmas with an idea from Martha Stewart.

Source: Martha Stewart Living, Holiday 2006

Introduction

Put these together assembly-line style, and you'll have one for every kid in class.

materials

  • Two 1-inch Styrofoam

  • Pencil

  • White glue

  • Orange felt

  • Black beads

  • Ribbon

steps

  1. Make one of two 1-inch Styrofoam balls a bit smaller by pressing uniformly on a flat surface.

  2. Push a pencil eraser into big ball by 1/4 inch; remove, coat with white glue; reinsert.

  3. Glue on head. Brush with glue; spoon on glitter; let dry.

  4. Glue on orange felt nose and black seed beads for eyes. Let dry 30 minutes.

  5. Tie on ribbon scarf.

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