Nicole™ Crafts Bug Jar

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by Chris Yankauskas, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Bug Jar

Catch a bug and build him a home where you can watch him play! Nicole Crafts acrylic containers are inexpensive and easy for little hands to craft and create! Let them go wild with pom poms, wiggle eyes, craft foam and chenille stems...kids will have a blast, whether at a birthday party, camp or at an after school program!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Open jar. Place moss and small branches in jar. Replace lid.
  • 2
    Paint jar lid Ebony Black. Let dry. Cut a ½ inch X 11 inch strip of Black glitter foam. Attach around edge of lid.
  • 3
    Cut a 2-½ inch circle of both Red and Black glitter foam. Cut both circles in half and trim one half of each color to fit top of lid as shown.
  • 4
    Cut a 2 inch piece of Red tinsel stem and fold in half. Glue folded end to lid as shown. Glue one Black pom pom to each end to create antennae. Glue on wiggle eyes.
  • 5
    Attach letters and stickers to jar as shown. Brush black glitter glue on letters and let dry. Add Glossy Accents to stickers and let dry.
  • 6
    Punch Red and Black glitter foam circles and attach to top and sides of jar.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Plastic Jar 4 inch 104447610
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic Foam Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Black 104468064
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic Foam Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Red 104468066
  • Nicole™ Crafts Adhesive Back Foam Letters Bucket 3/4 inch 104266739
  • Nicole™ Crafts Insect Stickers 10410569
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wiggle Eyes 12MM 104233380
  • Nicole™ Crafts Tinsel Stems 6MM Red 104277504
  • Nicole™ Crafts Pom Poms 1/2 inch Black 104276834
  • Quality Growers Reindeer Moss 104593018
  • Ranger Glossy Accents™ 104100594
  • Nicole™ Crafts Glitter Glue 4 oz. Black 104277430
  • Nicole™ Crafts Punch 1/4 inch Round 104094611
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Ebony Black 104106681
  • Surebonder® All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pcs. 104737928
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Flat Brush