How to Make a Cotton Ball Kitty

Diamond Post Medal for All Time! 1,246 Posts
August 9, 2018

Cotton Ball Kitty - finished cotton ball kittyThis is a super thrifty craft for all ages. This fluffy cat is made of cotton balls glued onto part of a plastic water bottle. Embellish it however you like. I used acrylic gems and a small piece of ribbon. Meow!


Total Time: 1 hour

Yield: 1 cat


  • 1 empty plastic water bottle
  • several cotton balls
  • glue
  • 3 acrylic gems
  • 1 Q-tip
  • ribbon
  • scissors
Cotton Ball Kitty - supplies


  1. Cut off the top third of the water bottle. This will be the cat's body.
  2. Cotton Ball Kitty - cut off the top 1/3 of the bottle for the body
  3. Glue on cotton balls all over the plastic bottle.
  4. Cotton Ball Kitty - glue on cotton balls
  5. The narrow end of the bottle will be the cat's head. Glue on a few more cotton balls on that side.
  6. Cotton Ball Kitty - glue a few more on the narrow end for the head

  7. Divide one cotton ball into 4 pieces. Take 2 of those pieces and form them into little triangles to make the cat's ears.
  8. Cotton Ball Kitty - create ears from 1/4 of a cotton ball
  9. Glue ears on top of the head.
  10. Cotton Ball Kitty - glue on the ears
  11. Glue acrylic gems onto its face as eyes and a nose. The glue will dry clear with time.
  12. Cotton Ball Kitty - glue on gems for eyes and nose
  13. Tuck a Q-tip into the back of the cat, between the cotton balls and the bottle, for its tail.
  14. Cotton Ball Kitty - glue a Q-tip in place for the tail

  15. Tie some ribbon around its neck as a collar.
  16. Cotton Ball Kitty - tie ribbon around its neck as a collar
  17. Kitty is ready to pounce!
  18. Cotton Ball Kitty - kitty on branch
Comment Pin it! Was this helpful? 9
Read More Comments

January 19, 2017

Make this sweet wooly lamb Easter basket with simple to find supplies; some you may already have at home. This is a page about cotton ball lamb Easter basket.

Cotton ball lamb Easter basket.

Read More... Pin it! Was this helpful? 1

December 13, 2016

This is a page about making a puffy cotton ball ghost. Here is a perfect spooky Halloween craft for young kids.

Puffy Cotton Ball Ghost

Read More... Pin it! Was this helpful? Yes
Crafts Recycled Crafts DecorMarch 3, 2020
Mother's Day Ideas!
Father's Day Ideas!
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Better LivingBudget & FinanceBusiness and LegalComputersConsumer AdviceCoronavirusCraftsEducationEntertainmentFood and RecipesHealth & BeautyHolidays and PartiesHome and GardenMake Your OwnOrganizingParentingPetsPhotosTravel and RecreationWeddings
Published by ThriftyFun.
Desktop Page | View Mobile
Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us
Generated 2023-05-01 18:28:45 in 2 secs. ⛅️️
© 1997-2023 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.