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Earth Day Crafts


Caterpillar Pals
Caterpillar pals are so cuddly and cute,
Caterpillar pals are so cuddly and cute,

Caterpillar pals are a fun and easy Earth Day craft. Try making a few this Earth Day, and give them as presents to your friends.

What You'll Need:

Light-colored nylons or knee-high hose

Cotton or polyester fiberfill

Three small rubber bands

Fabric paints

Tie a knot in the end of the nylons. Pull it tight. Measure back about six inches from the knot. Cut the nylons. Turn the tube inside out, and stuff it with fiberfill.

Tie a knot in the other end for the caterpillar's tail. Trim the excess material that hangs from the knot. Wiggle the filler material around until the tube looks like a worm.

Wrap a rubber band around the middle of the caterpillar's body. The tighter the rubber bands, the fatter the caterpillar.

Wrap the second rubber band halfway between the first one and the tail and the third one halfway between the first one and the nose. Decorate with fabric paint. Let paint dry.

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