Welcome! I am a mom to two wonderful kids, a lovely retired greyhound, and a wife to a great husband. Needless to say, there are a lot of daily messes to clean up around our house. Daily Messes is my blog to share ideas on things to do with your kids, snack and meal ideas, crafts, and holiday fun. I hope you find something to enjoy!

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Caterpillar Craft

For this craft you will need:
  • Green construction paper
  • Pipe cleaners (black for antennae, green for legs)
  • Paint or crayons
  • Googly eyes
  • Craft glue
  • Water or Soda Bottle lids
  1. Cut out a large leaf shape from the construction paper
  2. Color the bottle tops with paints or crayons
  3. Glue tops to construction paper to form the caterpillar shape
  4. Add on googly eyes
  5. Add on pipe cleaners for legs and antennae
Option 1: You could use pom poms or puff balls instead of bottle lids.

Note: I used soda bottle lids (the heads), clear lids from water bottles, and even a lid from a bubbles container. The soda lids worked the best. The bubbles container lid worked horribly; it didn't accept the crayon at all. The water bottle lids did ok. If you have older kids, or don't mind them being stained for awhile, I think Sharpies would work on all three.

1 comment:

  1. My 4yo daughter is in a big caterpillar/butterfly stage so she's going to love this. Thanks!

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