School Holiday Kids Craft Project "Grow your own caterpillar with egg shells"

With the school holidays looming on us soon, we as parents are looking for fun activities to keep our kids entertained.

This is an easy project for all ages and gets quick results, which for the impatient gardener is a real bonus.

The photo i have shown here is when I did this project with my son and is just 4 days growth from when we planted the seeds.

To get prepared for this craft activity I will give you all the details you will need in order to have all the items ready for when the holidays begin.


5 egg shells, washed and dried

1 egg carton, cut into 5 pieces to hold egg shells

Coloured Paint

Permanent textas

5 Cotton balls or makeup remover pads

1 pipe cleaner

Water cress seeds - available on ebay