Egg carton caterpillar!

Many children have a unique fascination with creepy crawlies and any kind of animal that can be found in their very own backyard. With the weather heating up what a perfect time of year to explore outside and make beautiful creations inspired by nature!

This is an egg-cellent (oh come one how could we not!) craft activity for your little ones to express their creativity.

Egg Carton-8

What you need:

  • 1 x 12 egg carton
  • Coloured paints
  • Paintbrushes
  • 2 x googly craft eyes
  • 1 x pipe cleaner
  • Craft clue
  • Scissors or art knife


  1. Cut the lid of the egg carton off and snip straight down the carton lengthways to give yourself 2 caterpillars waiting for someone to beautify them!
  2. With scissors or an art knife, trim the edges to neaten them for a nice caterpillar shape.
  3. Paint your caterpillar to your heart’s desire!
  4. Use the craft glue to place on the googly eyes.
  5. Slice two holes in the top of the caterpillars head and insert the pipe cleaner antennae from beneath.
  6. Enjoy your new creepy crawly caterpillar friend!

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