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Include supplies to make one or more of these crafts.
- Cut a leaf shape out of felt or paper, and glue a pom-pom or bead on it to depict a caterpillar egg.
- Make an Apple Magnet and glue a pipe cleaner on it to make a caterpillar.
- Make a cocoon using paper mache techniques.
- Cut egg cartons into long sections and decorate them to look like caterpillars.
- Make an antannae headband.
- Use some of Eric Carle's collage techniques with tissue paper to make pictures.
- Make a caterpillar picture using fingerprints!
- Find a wide variety of caterpillar and butterfly crafts and coloring book pages here!
Additional Story Sack Items:
Include one or more of these related items in the sack.
- Include plain paper and crayons to write or draw a story about a caterpillar.
- Print out this caterpillar to color.
- Include pictures of a variety of caterpillars and butterflies.
- Check out these educational printable pages.
- You might like a Very Hungry Caterpillar puzzle.
- Include some related books. Here are a few suggestions:
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Suggestions for more related activities.
- Make the antennae headbands above and act out this story.
- Go on a walk and see if you can find a caterpillar.
- Make caterpillar biscuit snacks.
- Make cupcakes and then put them side by side to form a caterpillar.
- Discuss the different kinds of food that the caterpillar ate. Are they healthy or unhealthy?
- Make a chart of the days of the week and keep track of what food you eat each day.
- Make Edible Dirt and pretend the gummy worms are caterpillars.
- Purchase a Very Hungry Caterpillar game.