Make your own caterpillar

Inspired by Eric Carle’s story, The very Hungry Caterpillar, here is a quick and fun craft project to make your own caterpillar.

Make a caterpillar

Make your own caterpillar craft, quick and simple:

You will need:

  • Paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Yarn
  • Buttons
  • Crayons or markers

How to make it:

  1. Cut at least 6 circles of the same size
  2. Color as desired
  3. Glue together edge to edge, overlaping as you go
  4. Cut 1″ pieces of yarn and glue on for the legs
  5. Cut two more pieces of yarn to glue on for antennas
  6. Glue buttons for eyes.

Extra fun: create a pattern using the caterpillar circles. Count the circles or match the colors. Talk about caterpillars and butterflies. Read the Book, The very Hungry Caterpillar.

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