Pom-Pom Caterpillar15 Minutes: 2 and up: Earth Day
An Activity for Preschoolers:
Caterpillars are an amazing insect for celebrating Earth Day!
Before You Begin:
This simple activity requires just a few mess-free materials: green foam sheets, self-adhesive pom-poms and self-adhesive wiggly eyes.
To create a cute caterpillar while celebrating Earth Day and building fine motor skills.
This is a great activity to accompany lessons on metamorphosis. Allow students to express their individuality by using different colors of pom-poms.
Let's Get Started
Cut leaf shapes from green foam sheets.
Draw leaf details onto the cut foam with a marker.
Create a caterpillar by placing self-adhesive pom-poms in a line on the leaf. Children should be encouraged to create caterpillars of different lengths, colors and shapes.
Add wiggly eyes to bring your caterpillar to life!
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