Make A Rainbow Caterpillar Button Craft

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Our Rainbow Caterpillar Button Craft is a  Perfect accompaniment to the book, The Very Hungry Caterpillar! 

Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar, is a book that nearly every child has read as a toddler, and you’re very likely to find one old copy of it in every home!

We love Eric Carle’s books so much that we’ve a post dedicated to him – 20 Cute and Colorful Eric Carle Crafts for Kids

Even an adult who’s read the book can’t help but look at a caterpillar in a new light. That’s probably why caterpillar crafts are quite popular with younger kids, and there are all kinds of them out there.

Today, we have a cute little rainbow caterpillar button craft that can double up as a bookmark or Add a bright background and you have a craft that’s perfect for a child’s room!

Make A Rainbow Caterpillar Button Craft

Our Rainbow Caterpillar Bookmark Craft using Buttons is a Perfect craft to accompany the book, The Very Hungry Caterpillar!

Supplies for the Rainbow Caterpillar Button Craft 

  • Black Pipe Cleaner
  • Craft Stick
  • Colored Buttons (preferably in the colors of the rainbow)
  • One Large White Button
  • Googly Eyes
  • Scissors
  • Green/blue felt and flower embellishments for the background

Perfect for kids of all ages to do, this Rainbow Caterpillar Button Craft is a great spring craft and perfect for a reading of The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

 

Directions to make the Rainbow Caterpillar Bookmark Craft

1. Stick the buttons on the craft stick with the large white button as the head.

Perfect for kids of all ages to do, this Rainbow Caterpillar Button Craft is a great spring craft and perfect for a reading of The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

2. Cut out a tiny piece of black pipe cleaner and bend it into a ‘V’. Stick it to the back of the caterpillar’s head.

Perfect for kids of all ages to do, this Rainbow Caterpillar Button Craft is a great spring craft and perfect for a reading of The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

3. Stick on googly eyes and your caterpillar is ready! Now all he needs is a nice place to relax. Use a sheet of green felt on blue card stock to look like a summery hillside.

Decorate with flower embellishments and place your cute caterpillar among them.

Rainbow caterpillar craft 1

This is a super easy craft, and even preschoolers can make it (as long as they don’t pop the buttons into their mouth!).

Rainbow caterpillar craft FB 1

Try a larger surface with multiple caterpillars for a more impressive look.

Whether it’s a solitary caterpillar on a hill or several on a lawn – we’re sure they’ll brighten up your space instantly!

Rainbow caterpillar craft YT 1

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