Egg Carton Caterpillar Activity

Egg Carton Caterpillar Activity

At Starting Blocks Preschool they made egg carton caterpillars! This is the time of year Caterpillars emerge to eat a bunch of food and then turn into butterflies so it is a very topical craft!

Materials Needed for the Egg Carton Caterpillar Activity

To do this activity you will need:

  • Egg carton
  • Scissors
  • Paint (tempera or acrylic works well)
  • Paintbrush
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Googly eyes
  • Glue

How to Do the Egg Carton Caterpillar Activity

To make your own egg carton caterpillar follow these steps:

  1. Take your egg carton and cut it in half along the fold where it opens and closes.
  2. Cut that halve into a fourth.
  3. Take one of the fourths and flip it upside down.
  4. At one end of the egg carton glue on the googly eyes.
  5. Put the pipe cleaners at the end with the googly eyes–these are the caterpillar’s antenna!
  6. Begin panting the egg carton with whatever colors you would like.
  7. Wait for the paint to dry.
  8. Display your egg carton caterpillar for all to admire!

Source for Photos: Starting Blocks Preschool

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Author: .Chloe Thompson

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