Bookworm Pencil Toppers


Add a little fun to your child’s pencil with a bookworm pencil topper! Simply twist a pipe cleaner around a pencil, add a googly eye and you’re done!


  • pencils
  • hot glue gun and glue stick
  • pipe cleaners
  • googly eyes


    1. Create a head of a bookworm by tightly winding one end of a pipe cleaner.

      Twist Pipe Cleaner

    2. Next, twist the rest of the pipe cleaner, which becomes the body of the worm, around the pencil.

      Twist Around Pencil

    3. Add a googly eye to the head of the bookworm with a small dab of hot glue.

      Glue on googly eye

    You’re done! Make as many as you like. Try different colored pipe cleaners or adding multiple eyes.