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Styrofoam eggs are the base for these very comical snowmen and cardinals.

Egg Snowman

You will need:
  • 3" Styrofoam eggs
  • 3 Slices white bread
  • Glitter gel
  • School glue
  • Craft sticks
  • Disposable dish
  • Paper clip


  • Silver chenille stem
  • Two 1" tinsel pompoms
  • Two 1/4" wiggle eyes
  • 1/2" orange pompom
  • 10 black "E" beads


  • Red acrylic paint
  • Red feathers
  • Black and Yellow foam
  • Two 1/4" wiggle eyes


  1. Finely crumble 3 slices of white bread (with crust removed). Add 2 tablespoons glitter gel and 1 tablespoon water. Mix together with a craft stick.
  2. Spread mixture on styrofoam with the craft stick. The dough may be sticky. Wet your hands under a faucet, then smooth the dough around the egg.
  3. Unbend a paper clip and insert end into top of egg to make a temporary hanger. Hang egg to dry, then remove paper clip.
  4. Glue wiggle eyes, pompom nose and E-bead mouth into place. Cut a 51/2" length silver chenille stem. Bend into a U-shape. Glue chenille stem and 1" royal tinsel pompoms on sides of head for ear muffs.
  5. Spray with clear acrylic finish or paint with a coat of glitter gel and water.
  1. Repeat Snowman steps 1 through 3, using the following recipe: 3 slices white bread, 2 tablespoons red paint, 2 tablespoons school glue and 2 teaspoons water.
  2. Allow shape to harden for 30 minutes. Make toothpick holes at wing, tail and top feather placement. Press a pencil eraser in to the mouth to make a 3/8" hole. Allow to dry completely.
  3. Cut beak, feet and eye pieces from foam. Glue beak in mouth opening. Glue on eye piece and feet. Glue red feathers on body. Glue wiggle eyes on eye piece.
Egg Snowman

Egg Snowman Directions

Dow Styrofoam Brand Plastic Foam; Elmer's Squeeze Creations Glitter Gel, Washable White School Glue; Darice Pompoms, Chenille Stems, Wiggly Eyes, "E" Beads, Foamies, Feathers; Delta Cermacoat Acrylic Paint


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