A fun and easy craft for toddlers and preschoolers.


Material

  • Recycled egg carton
  • Paint - various colours
  • 2 Googly eyes
  • 3-4 Pipe cleaners
  • Glitter, sparkles, decorations
  • Glue
  • Hole punch or scissors

Method

  1. Cut 6 rounds from the egg carton. Paint each one and leave to dry.
  2. Punch a hole at the base of each round and secure rounds to each other with pipe cleaners to make the caterpillar.
  3. Glue eyes to the front. Punch holes in the 'head' and poke through pipe cleaners to make feelers. Poke pipe cleaners through each round to make feet.
  4. Decorate the top of the caterpillar if desired with glitter or sparkles.


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  • Schmoofie1983
    • 27 Mar 2015
      9:18 pm

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  • Great craft for the school holidays

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  • So cute. My toddler will enjoy this. He loves the Hungry Caterpillar book

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  • oooo I like these. Now just need an idea on how to store all the craft projects….

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  • These look cute and they aren’t poisonous


    • They would have stacks of fun in the grass

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  • Aww so cute this caterpillar is just so beautiful . Will save egg cartons now.

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  • Love your rainbow caterillar.alot of fun!

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  • I just got a few new paints so this is a good one for my list of things to paint. Thankyou

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  • So cute and colourful, I always have empty egg cartons laying around for this project

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  • This is such a cute idea. I used to love making these sorts of projects with my child when she was younger.

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  • A great way to use up leftover egg cartons!

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  • Could make a dinosaur or dragon too. Thanks.

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  • what a fun way to recycle. Thanks for sharing.

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  • Fun to make, fun to play with and fun to just have. Great happy project. Thank you.

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  • Great for a hungry caterpillar party theme too!

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  • recommended and will def do this with the kiddies

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