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  1. Print the template. Gather supplies and color your BookWorm. Gather supplies and color your BookWorm.
    • Print the template.

    • Gather supplies and color your BookWorm.

  2. Use scissors or an X-acto knife to cut out the BookWorm and his antenna. Use scissors or an X-acto knife to cut out the BookWorm and his antenna.
    • Use scissors or an X-acto knife to cut out the BookWorm and his antenna.

  3. Take out your to white LEDS Cut a slit across the center of the eye, where the horizontal line is. Poke the LED's legs through the slit
    • Take out your to white LEDS

    • Cut a slit across the center of the eye, where the horizontal line is.

    • Poke the LED's legs through the slit

  4. Repeat for both eyes. Repeat for both eyes.
    • Repeat for both eyes.

  5. Fold the negative, or shorter wires flat against the back of the worms head. Bend them 90 degrees toward each other so that they touch. Fold the positive, or longer wires flat against the back of the worm's head, toward the bottom of the worm.
    • Fold the negative, or shorter wires flat against the back of the worms head.

    • Bend them 90 degrees toward each other so that they touch.

    • Fold the positive, or longer wires flat against the back of the worm's head, toward the bottom of the worm.

  6. Cut a small piece of Maker Tape and place it across the two negative (folded) wires. Cut three more pieces of tape - one that is 3 inches and two that are 2.5 inches. Tip: Use the guides printed on the template next to the worm to easily measure your tape lengths.
    • Cut a small piece of Maker Tape and place it across the two negative (folded) wires.

    • Cut three more pieces of tape - one that is 3 inches and two that are 2.5 inches.

    • Tip: Use the guides printed on the template next to the worm to easily measure your tape lengths.

  7. Take out the battery and binder clip. Clip the battery to the top of the worms head with the positive side up.
    • Take out the battery and binder clip.

    • Clip the battery to the top of the worms head with the positive side up.

  8. Stick the longer, 3 inch piece of Maker Tape to the back of the battery. Make sure this piece of tape doesn't touch the positive legs of the LEDs. Stick the shorter, 2.5 inch pieces over each of the LEDs positive legs. All three pieces of tape should be parallel to each other and not touching. Stick the shorter, 2.5 inch pieces over each of the LEDs positive legs. All three pieces of tape should be parallel to each other and not touching.
    • Stick the longer, 3 inch piece of Maker Tape to the back of the battery. Make sure this piece of tape doesn't touch the positive legs of the LEDs.

    • Stick the shorter, 2.5 inch pieces over each of the LEDs positive legs. All three pieces of tape should be parallel to each other and not touching.

  9. Cut a piece of maker tape about 1 inch long. Fold the bottom of the worm so that the bottom most circle meets the three lines of Maker Tape. Place the piece of maker tape so that the tape will bridge the gaps between the three pieces and close the switch.
    • Cut a piece of maker tape about 1 inch long.

    • Fold the bottom of the worm so that the bottom most circle meets the three lines of Maker Tape.

    • Place the piece of maker tape so that the tape will bridge the gaps between the three pieces and close the switch.

  10. Check that your bookworm lights up!
    • Check that your bookworm lights up!

  11. Remove the handle from your binder clip on the front of the worm. Glue your antenna in place on top of the binder clip. Glue your antenna in place on top of the binder clip.
    • Remove the handle from your binder clip on the front of the worm.

    • Glue your antenna in place on top of the binder clip.

  12. Use a permanent marker to draw eyeballs on top of the LEDs. Use a permanent marker to draw eyeballs on top of the LEDs.
    • Use a permanent marker to draw eyeballs on top of the LEDs.

  13. Use your bookmark! When you are putting your book away, unfold your BookWorm to make sure his battery is saved. When you are reading, fold your BookWorm and place him in the pages to come. Give him a squeeze and he will light your way to new reading adventures!
    • Use your bookmark!

    • When you are putting your book away, unfold your BookWorm to make sure his battery is saved.

    • When you are reading, fold your BookWorm and place him in the pages to come. Give him a squeeze and he will light your way to new reading adventures!

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