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C Is for Caterpillar Paper Plate Craft

C Is for Caterpillar Paper Plate Craft

C is for caterpillar! Make a fun caterpillar craft to help your preschooler learn about the letter Cc using paper plates, dot markers, wiggle eyes, and pipe cleaners.

Materials

Instructions

  1. Cut the paper plate in half.
  2. Cut the center from the paper plate half to form an arch.
  3. Cut a small circle from the other half of the paper plate.
  4. Decorate the arch and circle with dot markers.
  5. Cut a four-inch piece of pipe cleaner.
  6. Fold the pipe cleaner piece in half.
  7. Glue the folded pipe cleaner between on side of the arch and the circle.
  8. Glue two wiggle eyes on the circle.
  9. Display the C Is for Caterpillar paper plate craft.

Materials for C Is for Caterpillar Paper Plate Craft Paper Plate Arch for C Is for Caterpillar Paper Plate Craft

Paper Plate Circles for C Is for Caterpillar Paper Plate Craft Decorating Pieces the C Is for Caterpillar Paper Plate Craft

Decorated Pieces for C Is for Caterpillar Paper Plate Craft Gluing the Pipe Cleaner to the Circle for the C Is for Caterpillar Paper Plate Craft

Gluing the Circle to the Arch for the C Is for Caterpillar Paper Plate Craft Adding Wiggle Eyes to the C Is for Caterpillar Paper Plate Craft

Finished C Is for Caterpillar Paper Plate Crafts

For more fun insect craft ideas, try my C Is for Caterpillar Handprint Craft, B Is for Bumblebee Paper Plate Craft, B Is for Butterfly Footprint Craft, and B Is for Bumblebee Footprint Craft.

Image Credits

C Is for Caterpillar Paper Plate Craft © 2016 Heather Johnson
Materials for C Is for Caterpillar Paper Plate Craft © 2016 Heather Johnson
Paper Plate Arch for C Is for Caterpillar Paper Plate Craft © 2016 Heather Johnson
Paper Plate Circles for C Is for Caterpillar Paper Plate Craft © 2016 Heather Johnson
Decorating Pieces the C Is for Caterpillar Paper Plate Craft © 2016 Heather Johnson
Decorated Pieces for C Is for Caterpillar Paper Plate Craft © 2016 Heather Johnson
Gluing the Pipe Cleaner to the Circle for the C Is for Caterpillar Paper Plate Craft © 2016 Heather Johnson
Gluing the Circle to the Arch for the C Is for Caterpillar Paper Plate Craft © 2016 Heather Johnson
Adding Wiggle Eyes to the C Is for Caterpillar Paper Plate Craft © 2016 Heather Johnson
Finished C Is for Caterpillar Paper Plate Crafts © 2016 Heather Johnson

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