Plastic Spoon Ant

A bug they'll love! Create at home with this DIY plastic spoon craft & make an adorable ant from Crayola supplies and items you already have on hand.

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Supplies:

  • Crayola Paint Brush
  • Crayola Markers
  • Crayola Washable Paint
  • Crayola No-Run School Glue
  • Chenille Stems
  • Disposable Spoons
  • Wiggle Eyes

CIY Staff Tips:

Steps:

1
Step 1

Paint 2 spoons. Dry upside-down 1–2 hours.

2
Step 2

Overlap spoon handles and glue together. Dry 1–2 hours.

3
Step 3

Wrap 3 chenille stems around handles. Bend ends to create legs.

4
Step 4

Wrap 1 chenille stem around base of spoon. Bend ends to create antennae.

5
Step 5

Glue wiggle eyes to top of spoon. Dry 1–2 hours.

6
Step 6

Add facial features with markers.

7
Step 7

Repeat steps 1–6 to create a colony!