Write the numbers 1-10 vertically down the left hand side of a plain piece of paper or card. Older children may want to do this part themselves.
Next to each number draw a smiley face and add some antennae.
Squirt a variety of coloured paint in a dish or on a paper plate.
Start at number one and explain to your child that the caterpillar needs a longer body. “This caterpillar needs one fingerprint for his body.” and so on!
Once dry, add some feet!