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Bookworm costume how-to
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How To: Make a Bookworm

What You Need
Pants and pullover hooded sweatshirt in green

Scissors

Styrofoam ball

Green felt

Fabric glue

Green pipe cleaners

Bow tie

Green string

 

1. Cover a small styrofoam ball in green felt.  Then attach it on the end of the pipe cleaner.

2. Glue 4 tabs of felt (about 2" long) to the bottom of each antennae and use these to secure the antennae to the hood by gluing them on with fabric glue.

3. Glue a bow tie to the neck area of the hoodie with fabric glue

4. Glue green strings with fabric glue along the outside of the hoodie to create the worm’s furrows.

 

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