Nicole™ Crafts Styrofoam Ant

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by Karen Fennimore, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Styrofoam Ant

Here’s an ant that won’t ruin a picnic. He will make your day fun, instead!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1/2 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time for the paint.
  • 2
    For body, hot glue two Styrofoam eggs together, fat end to fat end.
  • 3
    Hot glue one Styrofoam egg to one narrow end of body with fat end up for head.
  • 4
    Paint all the Styrofoam Lamp (Ebony) Black and let dry.
  • 5
    Cut six 5 inch pieces of Black chenille stem. Bend in a Z shape for legs.
  • 6
    Insert one end of three legs into one side of body part behind head. Glue to secure. Repeat for other side.
  • 7
    Cut two 4 inch pieces of Black chenille stem. Insert and glue into head for antennae.
  • 8
    Glue on wiggle eyes.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1/2 hour

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Wiggle Round Eyes 30 mm 2 pc. 104234508
  • Nicole™ Crafts Chenille Stems 6 mm Black 25 pc. 104277478
  • FloraCraft Styrofoam Brand Foam Hen Egg 2-1/2 inch x 1-7/8 inch 6 pc. 104183717
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Lamp (Ebony) Black 104106681
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Angle Shader Size 1/2 inch 104118888
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928
  • Scissors
  • Ruler