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Valentine Craft: Inchworm Pencil Gifts

By Cindy Hopper

Here is a last minute valentine! These silly worms are inching along to wish you a Happy Valentine’s Day!

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Inchworm Download

Print the inchworms on thin colored copy paper. Cut out inchworm going clear to the edge of the paper even though the printing stops.

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Fold inchworms on the dotted line toward the inside.
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Gather the folds and punch at marking at the end. This takes a sharp regular sized hole punch and a strong hand.

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Thread worm onto a pencil or pixie stick. Embellish worms with hearts, pom poms and googly eyes.

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You can trim around the head to make it more rounded if you like.

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Find more Valentine’s Day ideas here!

Published February 12, 2009. Last updated August 19, 2017.
About the Author

Cindy Hopper

Cindy Hopper was fortunate to be raised in a family who appreciated the arts. This background led to a Bachelor’s Degree in Art Education. With a keen eye for design and color, Cindy has cont...

Cindy Hopper was fortunate to be raised in a family who appreciated the arts. This background led to a Bachelor’s Degree in Art Education. With a keen eye for design and color, Cindy has continued her love of art and is now passing her creative skills on to her three children. Cindy’s family and friends are the beneficiaries of her passion for fun and meaningful creative projects.

Cindy’s personal blog, Skip to My Lou, has taken her love of a project to new levels. Postings keep the family busy -– from testing new recipes for holiday treats to designing and building floats for a neighborhood parade to making fabric rolls to hold crayons to creating themed parties. Cindy seems to have an unending supply of ideas for gifts, parties and rainy days.

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