Polystyrene Eyeballs

Make some spooky eyeballs this Halloween by painting onto polystyrene balls.

Polystyrene Eyeballs

Skill Level

Easy, adult supervision needed

Time to Make

15 minutes per eyeball + drying time for paint

Adult Supervision Needed


How to Make

  1. Mix some acrylic paint in the colour of your choice and paint a circle onto a polystyrene ball. Apply two coats of paint and leave to dry.
  2. For the pupil, paint a smaller circle on top of the last using some black acrylic paint. Apply two coats of paint and leave to dry.
  3. Using a thin paintbrush, paint on the blood vessel lines with some red acrylic paint. Start at the back of the eyeball and work your way to the front. Leave to dry.
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Top Tip

Wait until each layer of paint is dry before painting on the next to avoid the colours from merging together.

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