Paper snake

Paper snake

This children’s craft is cheap and simple. With it, the children can recover the pleasure of simple toys, made by them.

Paper snake


  • To develop creativity.
  • To develop psycomotricity
  • To develop fine motor control
  • To amuse oneself.
  • To learn how to make toys with few materials


  • Pieces of paper
  • A sponge
  • A pipe cleaner
  • Scissors
  • Paint
  • Glue

Pasos a seguir

Paint motifs in a paper with a sponge dipped in paint. Cut out the paper in 4 stripes of the same size. Put the stripes of the same colour together in pairs. Staple the two stripes forming an angle, as in the photo.

Paper snake paso 1

Fold one stripe over the other to “plait” the catepillar’s body. Hold the body stapling both ends.

Paper snake paso 2

Draw and cut out two big circles in a white paper to make the catepillar’s eyes.

Paper snake paso 3

Draw the eyes and glue them to the caterpillar’s body. Finish drawing the head.

Paper snake paso 4

Cut two pieces of pipe cleaner and glue them tothe top of the head to make the antennas.

Paper snake paso 5


  • Edad:5 years
  • Tiempo:45 minutes
  • Dificultad:Low

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