STYROFOAM brand foam crafts

Mod Cube Ornament

Help the kids make these colorful craft foam-covered ornaments using a few on-hand supplies and cool cubes of STYROFOAM™ Brand foam. They make excellent gifts!
   Completion Time - 
30 minutes - 1 hour
   Designer - 
Kathleen George

Materials

STYROFOAM Brand Foam
  • Cube, 3"
Other Materials
  • Craft foam, colors of choice: sheets; pre-cut shapes (optional)
  • Coordinating curling ribbon

Tools

  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Compass or small circle template (optional)
  • Scissors
  • Extra-long straight pins (optional)
  • Thick, white craft glue

Instructions

(Note: Closely supervise young children with scissors, or cutpieces for them.)
  • 1. Use sharp pencil to trace opposite sides of foam cube ontoback of one craft foam sheet; cut out and glue to cube. Repeatfor remaining sides, using second craft foam color. Repeat fortop and bottom. Trim excess at cube edges. Pin corners tosecure; let dry. Remove pins.
  • 2. Refer to photo to glue pre-cut or hand-cut geometric shapessuch as circles, squares and stripes to cube sides; let dry.
  • 3. Use scissors point to poke small hole in one cube corner.Cut 6" length from curling ribbon; knot ends to form hangingloop. Glue knot into hole; let dry. If desired, tie secondribbon length into bow with curled ends; glue to base of hanger.If you enjoyed this project, look here for more inspiring ideas:Mod Tree OrnamentRibbon Extravaganza OrnamentMolded Christmas Ornament