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Cute Caterpillar Craft Using Fall Leaves Idea For Beginners

Cute Caterpillar Craft Using Fall Leaves Idea For Beginners

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Cute Caterpillar Craft Using Fall Leaves Idea For Beginners

Collect the fall leaves from your garden because you are about to make a caterpillar craft using them with the help of our step-by-step tutorial! 

Caterpillars are pretty interesting insects, they have 12 eyes, long bodies, they eat a lot, they don’t have teeth, and many more! This craft will definitely develop an interest in your kiddos to learn more about these little species of insects! This craft is purely made from fall leaves! I guess now you have to hurry into your garden to stop your mom from throwing away those fall leaves! This craft will be a fun learning activity for the little ones to create something beautiful out of mere waste! This craft will perfectly suit as decor or even a school art and craft project! Grab up the supplies and let’s begin!

Simple Caterpillar Craft Using Fall Leaves For Kids

Cute Caterpillar Craft Using Fall Leaves Idea For Beginners

Read More: Easy To Make Fall Leaves Craft Tutorial For Kids

Materials Required

  • Colorful Fall Leaves
  • Leaf Strand
  • Fruit Strand
  • White Circular Paper Sheet
  • Glue
  • Pair Of Scissors
  • Black Marker
  • Craft Tweezers
  • Googly Eyes


Step 1: Cutting Out A Leaf Circle

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To begin this craft, take a white circular paper sheet as the base and a red-colored fall leaf. Using a black marker, draw a small circle over the leaf, and using scissors, cut it out.

Step 2: Pasting A Red Leaf

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Paste a red-colored fall leaf slantingly over the left-below corner of the base with the help of glue.

Step 3: Pasting A Yellow Leaf Circle

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Cut out a circle from a yellow-colored fall leaf and using craft tweezers paste it over the base at the bottom beside the already pasted leaf using glue.

Step 4: Pasting A Green Leaf Circle

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Cut out a circle from green colored fall leaf and with the help of craft tweezers paste it slightly over the yellow circle using glue.

Step 5: Forming The Body Of The Caterpillar

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Cut out various colored circles from the fall leaves and paste them one slightly over the other using glue to form the caterpillar’s colorful body.

Step 6: Completing Making Caterpillar’s Body

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Add more and more circles to get the required length of the caterpillar’s body.

Step 7: Pasting A Leaf Sun

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Cut out a big circle from the red-colored leaf and paste it on the right top of the base to add sun to the craft.

Step 8: Making Eyes And Antennas Of The Caterpillar

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Using glue, paste 2 googly eyes over the top circle of the caterpillar which will serve as its face. Also, using a black marker, make 2 curvy antennas of the caterpillar above the face over the base.

Step 9: Drawing Legs And Quill Hair Over The Body

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Using the black marker, draw legs beneath the caterpillar’s body, also, make small strokes all over the body to make them look like the quill hair of the caterpillar.

Step 10: Making Sunrays And Adding More Leaves

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Using the black marker, make irregular small strokes around the sun to make the sun rays. Also, paste a leaf strand behind the caterpillar using glue and also an unripe small fruit strand over the big-red leaf. Push in the stem of the fruit strand in the big-red leaf to secure it over the craft.

The Final Look Of Your Leafy Caterpillar!

Cute Caterpillar Craft Using Fall Leaves Idea For Kids

Hurray! You have finally made your caterpillar craft in no time!

Decorate your creation in your bedroom or use it as your craft school project, it will definitely thrive everywhere! Your classmates will envy you for becoming the craft teacher’s favorite! And why won’t you be her/his favorite?! This caterpillar is amazingly made using up materials that are mere wastes! Everyone will definitely be stunned by your level of creativity and innovation skills!

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This craft project is a fun and creative way for kindergartners to reuse egg cartons while making an adorable caterpillar. With a few simple materials, kids can easily make this craft and learn about recycling.

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