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Moving Caterpillars

Duration: medium

Age: child

Skill for Bub: hand eye coordination


Create a colourful moving caterpillar with old toilet paper rolls and leftover craft materials.

Toilet roll caterpillar

You’ll need

  • Toilet rolls
  • Pipecleaners
  • Collage scraps (feathers, stickers, material scraps, foam shapes, pom poms)
  • Scissors to cut pipecleaners in half
  • Hole puncher
  • PVA glue
  • Googly eyes


  1. Join rolls using pipecleaners (use two per roll)
  2. Shape pipecleaners to make feelers
  3. Colourful feelers can be made using two different colours twisted together
  4. Glue on googly eyes and decorate however you want

Craft idea submitted by Huggies Baby club member J. Fisher, Herberton, QLD.