Time to make more DIY handmade 'plushie' mascots out of socks! As volunteers prep up for International Year of the Reef 2018 activities!
Bristleworms are easily made out by sewing through cut-up pieces of bobbly wool. The cut up string conveniently becoming the bristles. A pair of bobbles makes the head. Glue on tiny styrofoam balls for eyes and dot with black marker!
bristleworms are made up of segments with bristles on their sides. Don't touch a bristleworms as some have bristles that can inject a painful toxin!
fanworm is actually a bristleworm which has a feathery crown on its head. It creates a tube to live in and is thus sometimes called a tubeworm too.
Flatworms are really flat and often have frilly edges.
banded bristleworm is often found at the mouth of a sea urchin!
marine worms of Singapore on the wild fact sheets of wildsingapore.
Did you make a marine worm plushie? I would love it if you could share a photo of it!
This article is written for Celebrating Singapore Shores as part of International Year of the Reef 2018.