The Very Hungry Caterpillar Craft with Leaves

If your Child has read the book, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, then he/she will surely like this craft using leaves. Even if he/she hasn’t read the book, he/she would like this craft idea as they would be making a caterpillar using leaves. This is a simple craft activity which can be done by kids as young as 3 years old.

Supplies Needed for The Very Hungry Caterpillar Craft

A4 sheet paper


Green Leaves 10-15


Flower petal for Antenna

Water color – Red, Brown and Blue

Collect these leaves together with your child. He/she will have fun. If you don’t have a garden at your place, take him/her to the park to collect the same.


Take an A4 sheet paper and draw a rough sketch in the shape of caterpillar as a guide for your child where to stick the leaves.

Trace the caterpillar

Paint one leaf with red color to make the face of caterpillar..

Paste the other leaves and red leaves with the help of fevicol and let it dry.

paste the leaves

Add eyes and smile to your caterpillar using yellow paint. I was initially thinking of using yellow leaves for the same but could not find the same. Using the picture as a guide, cut shapes of eyes and smile. Otherwise, you can always draw using water colours.

Add yellow paint

Make legs using  brown paint and add flower petals as the antenna.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Craft

Hope you and your child try this activity !

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