Pom Pom Pencil Toppers – One Eye Monsters

This is another one of the 30 Minute Crafts we have prepared for our countdown calendar this year. It’s extremely easy but fun project andd would make great activity for kids parties as well.

pencil toppers to make


  • large pom poms
  • pipe cleaners
  • googly eyes
  • embellishments, mini pom poms, ribbon to make bows or even feathers – optional
  • all purpose glue

how to make pencil toppers with pompoms


  1. Wrap pipe cleaners at least 3 – 4 times around the pencils and then stick them into the pom poms.
  2. Decorate pom poms with googly eye or eyes, embellishments, ribbon bows or anything else you may think of.

monster pencil toppers


We used bows and pipe cleaner antennas this time but previously we made similar pencil toppers with feathers and mini pom poms on the top of the heads instead.

If you will make spirals a bit larger those little monsters can double as finger puppets.

diy monster pencil toppers

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