Caterpillar Circles, Colors and Numbers Crafty Project

caterpillar circles, colors and numbers craftCaterpillar crafty printable activity to help children identify and learn letter C (hard C sound), colors, the circle shape and numbers one to nine. This activity is suitable for preschool, kindergarten and early elementary grades.  Visit related themes for additional resources and activities. The caterpillar is formed within a letter C.


  • printer
  • white paper, or
  • light blue paper or lightweight construction paper sized to fit computer for background positioning template
  • coloring tools for the B&W template
  • glue stick


  • Print templates needed. A 1.5 inch circle punch/cutter can be used for circles template.
  • Paste color circles on the positioning template starting with the head to form the letter C.
  • Count out loud the smaller circles within the larger circles that represent each number.
  • Discuss colors and count the SIX tiny legs/feet of the caterpillar, insects have six legs.


Positioning Template

Circles & Numbers    Color   or   B&W   can use a 1.5 inch circle punch/cutter


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