Paper Chain Caterpillar

Materials
  • Green sheet of construction paper
  • Construction paper scraps
  • Markers/Crayons/Pencil Colors/Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Scissors
  • Glue/tape/stapler

Time

1 hour

Procedure

Instruct students to:

  1. Fold construction paper in half to form 2 sections 9 by 6.
  2. Cut into 2 sections and share with classmate.
  3. Using ruler, mark construction paper into 8 6 by 1 strips.
  4. Cut apart.
  5. Attach 1 together to form a circle.
  6. Connect the other seven to form a chain. (Body)
  7. Cut a circle with approximately a 1 diameter from the remaining piece of construction paper to form the head.
  8. Add facial features using marker/crayons/pencil colors.
  9. Glue on two tiny triangular jaws (mandibles).
  10. Glue the head to the caterpillar.

Last Updated: 08/20/2013