Make your own Caterpillar – using jar lids!

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Welcome to Bees Bugs and Butterfly week!

This is a great caterpillar idea!

He moves and bends and he is made from all those baby food and jam jar lids!

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I made some holes in the lids with a hammer and nail.

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Joined them together with string. I used a bigger lid for his head.

And then we were ready to paint!

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The girls loved it!

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They all chose different colors to paint their caterpillars!

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We waited for them to dry overnight and then added eyes and feelers!

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What a cute little guy!



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  2. What a cute little caterpillar… we love this!

    We’ll definitely try this with our little crafty kids!

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