You will need:

  • Foam sheet – green
  • Scissors
  • Red pom-pom
  • Matchsticks
  • Hot glue gun
  • Flower pot
  • Brown tissue or crepe
  • Green cone (scrap)


  1. Cut several cactus ‘arms’ from the sheet of foam, and glue onto the cone.
  2. Take quite a few of the matchsticks, and cut into various sizes. Use them to pierce through the foam arms to resemble thorns.
  3. Glue the red pom-pom on as a cactus ‘flower’.
  4. Place the cactus in the pot, and add crumpled brown tissue or crepe to look like soil.

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