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Sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words, and these emoji pals can help kids express how they’re feeling. Easy to make, it just takes foam balls, a splash of paint, simple cutouts, and craft sticks to assemble.
What You Need
Six 3" foam balls
Yellow and orange tempura paint
Scissors or craft punch
Large craft sticks
What to Do
1 | Paint five of the foam balls yellow; paint the last one orange.
2 | While the paint dries, use scissors or a craft punch to create paper shapes for the eyes, mouths, and any other details. Refer to emojis on your phone for guidance if needed.
3 | Once the paint has dried, attach the paper elements to the front of each foam ball using small glue dots.
4 | Insert a large craft stick into the base of each face. Enjoy your emoji pals!
Photos: Adam Chinitz; Craft Stylist: Morgan Levine
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