Kelsey's Crafts: Egg Carton Caterpillar

Egg Carton Caterpillar

How to make an egg-carton caterpillar:

Egg Carton 1. Collect enough cardboard egg cartons for the number of caterpillars you intend to make

Single Egg Carton 2. Cut out each row of the egg carton with an x-acto blade or scissors

Paint it! 3. Paint/decorate/design the egg carton row however you like 4. Cut pipe cleaners into even leg-sized segments 5. Poke the pipe cleaners through the carton and bend them on the inside to secure them 6. Cut out two circles from white paper and draw the eyes on them 7. Tape the eyes to toothpicks

Smile :-) 8. Poke the toothpicks through the egg carton and put two drops of glue where they go through 9. Let everything dry and you're done!!

Kelsey's Crafts is a TYO blog column on how to make simple and fun crafts with children out of things found around the house. Kelsey is the Co-Coordinator of Triple Exposure at TYO. She teaches several art classes to children and youth.