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Hungry Caterpillar Crafts & Activities for Kids

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Hey everyone, we are back with some new caterpillar craft ideas for your toddlers. You must have read the book “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” by Eric Carle, which teaches about self-control, happiness, growth, and change. The activities will revolve around the book, revisiting the teachings the book provides us. The caterpillar thought us about the wisdom of constant incremental evolution. It displays the life cycle of a caterpillar and shows how peacefully with constant progression the caterpillar is transformed into a butterfly. 

The activities given below are meant to provide learning to your kid about the importance of constant evolution. Follow each activity to grow and evolve.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Crafts & Activities

 The Very Hungry Caterpillar Crafts & Activities

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Make A Green Caterpillar

 The Very Hungry Caterpillar Crafts & Activities Make A Green Caterpillar

Image Source/Tutorial: Elementary Art Fun

The above caterpillar craft is made by using balloons. An inflated balloon is first dipped in a paint color then a print is made on the paper. Printing adjacent to each other a caterpillar will be obtained. Use a red color for the head. Draw eyes and do suitable decorations. The craft is suitable for all age groups. Your kid will enjoy making the craft.

Make An Egg Carton Caterpillar

Make An Egg Carton Caterpillar

Image Source/Tutorial: Glamourmoms

Let’s use some leftover egg cartons and make an artsy caterpillar. Through this art, your kid will learn about optimal utilization of things and recreating creative products. This activity is suitable for the age group of  5 and above. Get busy with your toddler to make the hungry caterpillar.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Activity

 The Very Hungry Caterpillar Crafts & Activities The Very Hungry Caterpillar Activity

Image Source/Tutorial: Kids Activities Blog

The game is made by using a file folder. A caterpillar and its path are drawn on the file, the path leads to the butterfly. The essence of the game is that every creature in the universe changes to transform into its best form. The path to transformation is very difficult and full of struggles. The craft is suitable for all age groups, make the game and enjoy it while playing with your toddler.

Make a Foam Caterpillar

Make a Foam Caterpillar

Image Source/Tutorial:  Happily Ever Mom

Make a hungry caterpillar from foam that can stick to any surface and is fun for kids to play with them. This craft will help your kid in building concentration and problem-solving skills. As this is a puzzler craft, they will always want to play with it. It is suitable for age groups 3 and above. Immerse in the craft and make it with your toddler.

Make A Happy Caterpillar

 The Very Hungry Caterpillar Crafts & Activities Make A Happy Caterpillar

Image Source/Tutorial:  Teach Preschool

This activity is all about creativity and art. This activity will develop your child’s motor skills. All you need are some plastic cups, forks, and paints, and your kid is set to go. The craft is easy to make and is suitable for age groups 5 and above. Let your kid learn and grow while making the craft.

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Make A Caterpillar Puzzle

Make A Caterpillar Puzzle

Image Source/Tutorial: Parenting Chaos

This activity is easy and exciting. The puzzle will develop your kid’s motor skills, concentration, and memory, with a lot of joy and excitement. The activity is suitable for age groups 5 and above. You can get the caterpillar from any template or the cover of the book. Enjoy with your kid the fun of solving puzzles.

Make A Caterpillar Mask

 The Very Hungry Caterpillar Crafts & Activities Make A Caterpillar Mask

Image Source/Tutorial: Kids Activities Blog

The mask is best suited for your child to make him look like a caterpillar. The very hungry Caterpillar is ready to munch on some leafy stuff. Best suited to make the mask and let him wear it while doing the given activities on this blog. By using different colored foam the mask is prepared and it looks so easy to make. 

Make A Ringed Caterpillar

Make A Ringed Caterpillar

Image Source/Tutorial: She Knows

Make a real-life caterpillar with your kid, this craft will serve as both a learning experience and a developing process. The craft will teach your kid a new perspective to make things, and will eventually develop a crafting skill as well. Make sure your kid does the pasting job on his own.

Make a Caterpillar Lacing Card

 The Very Hungry Caterpillar Crafts & Activities Make a Caterpillar Lacing Card

Image Source/Tutorial: Parenting Chaos

Your kid is gonna love the activity. Making a lacing card is a simple process, and exciting too. The kid will for hours with these. The card could be based on any theme, a book cover could also be used. Passing a rope through a hole is a controlled process, and while playing your kid will develop good motor skills. suitable for age groups 5 and above.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Image Source/Tutorial: Crafts for Preschool Kids

Creative and engaging activity is here. A caterpillar just ate a lot of food, and his stomach is full. To make the craft, just attach green and red plates as shown, ask your kid to draw the food for the caterpillar, and let them feed the hungry caterpillar. It’s an engaging and fun activity for your kid suitable for all ages.

Make A Caterpillar Necklace

 The Very Hungry Caterpillar Crafts & Activities Make A Caterpillar Necklace

Image Source/Tutorial: Kids Activities Blog

You should try this exciting activity with your kid. Your kid will learn to make a necklace by inserting a ribbon. You will have to use toilet paper rolls to make the caterpillar, again the craft teaches us to recycle unusable materials into something useful.

Make The Caterpillar Using Pasta Wheels

Make The Caterpillar Using Pasta Wheels

Image Source/Tutorial:  A Little Delightful

This activity is a fine motor skill development activity for your child. You will use dyed pasta wheels and a red button. Attach everything using the green pipe cleaner. Ask your kid to attach the pasta wheels, using the green pipe cleaner, bypassing through each hole. Your pasta caterpillar is ready to eat the basket of fruits.

Slinky Caterpillar

 The Very Hungry Caterpillar Crafts & Activities Slinky Caterpillar

Image Source/Tutorial: Made By Mollies Mom

The slinky caterpillar is here to slink around. Your kid would love to play with them. A spring and colored foam are more than enough to make these. Ask your kids to prepare the face of the caterpillar, provide them with cut pieces of the foam.

Enjoying and playing with caterpillars, and participating in the activities of making the craft allows the kid to explore the unexplored. It develops their mental, physical and responsive skills, exploring various new activities rewards them with a creative mindset. After all, engaging with your kid in these activities is also a stress buster. 

Try amazing new activities on this website to grow and explore. Provide us with a comment to let us know your side as well.

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