Posts Tagged ‘caterpillar’

Clothespin caterpillar clips

Monday, January 14th, 2008

caterpillar chip clip or paperweight
These cute caterpillars make great gifts, and can be used as chip clips, paperweights and a variety of other uses. Kids love picking out the colors for these little guys.
What You Need: Clothespin; 4 decorative rock gems; pipe cleaner; googly eyes; scissors; glue (If kid-safe glue doesn’t hold as well as you’d like, adult may want to try a hot glue gun.)
How to Make It: Select decorative rocks to attach to clothespin. Glue 2 googly eyes to the one in front. Cut (adult job) small section of pipe cleaner. Slip pipe cleaner between first and second rock and secure with drop of glue. Let dry.

Egg Carton Caterpillar

Thursday, May 24th, 2007

What You Need: Cardboard egg carton, poster (tempera) paints, pipe cleaner, 2 googly eyes, scissors, paintbrush, glue.
Supplies to make egg carton caterpillar
How You Make It: >Cuts egg carton into strips of 6 (grownup job). Paint caterpillar body. After paint is dry, insert pipe cleaner into “head” of egg carton to form antennae. Glue googly eyes onto face.
completed egg carton caterpillar
Suggested storybook: The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle