You'll need: knee-high pantyhose, large googly eyes or felt eyes, lots of craft foam in many colors, tacky glue, and assorted colors of puffy paint. I found that the thicker craft foam stands up better without wilting over.
There are one apple, two pears, three plums, four strawberries, five oranges and one each of the other objects.
|Start with a knee-high and googly eyes for the caterpillar.|
|All other pieces are made from craft foam. I drew them freehand.|
|Add details with more foam and glue or puffy paint.|
|Cut a hole in the middle that fits over your arm.|
|Make sure you get lots of red foam. And look for tan!|
My "cherry pie" is a sad, sad blueberry...something.
|Have the kids add pieces to your caterpillar arm |
as you tell the story (and make munching sounds).
|Finish up with the cocoon and butterfly.|
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