Paper Plate Caterpillar Craft
- Mar 25, 2020
Spring has sprung! Do you know what that means? It's time for another seasonal craft!
So, what craft is it today? A paper plate caterpillar! This project is classroom-friendly and so easy to create, yet we think it's one of the cutest we've done! Take a look!
- Paper Plate
- Colored Pencils or Markers
- Stanley Guppy™ 5" Kids Scissors
- Mini Stapler
- Colored Paper
- Googly Eyes
- Glue Stick
This craft was inspired by Glued To My Crafts!
Step 1: Use the scissors to cut half of the plate's rym away. This is the body of your caterpillar! Each plate makes two paper caterpillars.
Step 2: Next, decorate! Grab your favorite colored pencils, markers or crayons to brighten up your new crawling pal. Get extra wild and add stickers or crafting pom poms.
Step 3: Make sure the colored paper is handy because it's time to create the caterpillar heads. We freestyled this process, but you simply want to cut out a round head shape with two antennae on the top. Another option is to use pipe cleaners as the antennae!
Step 4: Give the faces some eyes by gluing on googly eyes or drawing a pair!
Step 5: Add a mouth to the face! Easy, right?
Step 6: Finally, attach the paper head to rest of the body by stapling it to the end of the paper plate rim.
Ta-da! The creation of your new spring time friend is complete! Now all that is left is to enjoy his/her company!
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