Rainbow Snake

Rainbow Snake

Rainbow reptile fun! Let this snake slither into your hands for hours of play. Use this kids crafts project from FloraCraft to spend some quality time with your family.

Find this and other Rainbow Crafts at "14 Simple DIY Rainbow Crafts for Springtime"!

Materials:

  • STYROFOAM™ brand foam:
    • 3” Egg
    • 2 – 1.5” balls
    • 4 – 2” balls
  • Plaid® Apple Barrel® acrylic paints:
    • White, Cobalt Blue, Kelly Green, Bright Yellow, Bright Red, Royal Violet, Black
  • Colored Pencils; white, blue, green, yellow, red, purple, black
  • Chenille Stems
  • White paper
  • Toothpicks
  • Tacky glue
  • Wiggle eyes
  • Safety scissors
  • Wire cutters (with adult)

Instructions:

  1. Insert toothpicks into each of the balls and egg to use as handles while you paint. Paint the egg white, paint the four 2” balls blue, green, yellow and red. Paint the two 1.5” balls purple and black. Insert the toothpicks into a scrap piece of foam to dry.
     
  2. With an adult cut 6 pieces of 2” chenille stem. Glue one into the wide end of the egg and glue all the colors in place as shown in photo using a chenille stem between each.
     
  3. Cut small paper labels and use colored pencils to label each color of faith. Glue labels in place.
     
  4. Glue wiggle eyes to the snake and cut a small piece of chenille stem for the mouth and glue in place.

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