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All A-Quiver Caterpillar

Everybody is making butterflies, but why not give the caterpiller some attention too! Our All A-Quiver Caterpillar loves to wiggle in the wind and make little faces light up.


Black chenille stems
Cardstock -- black, lime green, orange, yellow
Small 12"" dowel rod
Wiggle eyes
FISKARS® for kids No. 5 Blunt-tip Scissors

Books you might want to read with this craft:

The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

From Caterpillar to Butterfly by Deborah Heiligman and Bari Weissman

Charlie the Caterpillar by Dom Deluise and Christopher Santoro

Clara Caterpillar by Pamela Duncan Edwards and Henry Cole


Cut six 4" circles from orange paper. Edge circles using Volcano Paper Edgers.

Cut six 3" circles from green and yellow paper.

Cut one 1-1/2" circle from black paper. Edge circle using Volcano Paper Edgers.

Create a foot pattern and trace 12 times on black paper, cut out.

Glue two feet on each green circle. Glue green circles on orange circles. Glue yellow circles on the other side of orange circles.

Run body pieces through Paper Crimper so that the end with the feet goes through last.

Glue wiggle eyes on one body piece.

Glue small black circle (nose) on same body piece as eyes.

Wrap chenille stem around finger or pencil to curl. Glue on face.

Punch a hole at the top of each body piece. Run 12" of string through each hole. Attach to dowel rod.

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Bugs and Insect Crafts for Kids, Storybook Crafts, VBS Bayou Crafts

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