Grasshopper Craft

Create the cutest, bright green grasshoppers you’ve ever seen with this simple, kid-friendly Grasshopper Craft.

Using simple crafting supplies – you can make these mini grasshoppers in no time, placing them around the home for decorative purposes.

Grasshopper Craft

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DIY Grasshopper Craft

These grasshoppers are so fun to make and will certainly put a smile on your little one’s face.

Easy Grasshopper Craft

Before you get started, make sure you have the right supplies to complete this simple yet fun and enjoyable craft with your kiddos.

How to Make the Grasshopper Craft

What you need:

  • printable template
  • paper roll
  • green acrylic paint
  • paintbrush
  • craft foam ball
  • green paper
  • green pipe cleaner
  • googly eyes
  • glue stick
  • pencil
  • black marker
  • scissors
  • eyeshadow powder
  • wooden stick (optional)

Materials Used

Gather your supplies.

Step by Step Tutorial

The Body

Use your scissors to create a diagonal cut at the bottom of your toilet paper roll.

Step 1

Do the same slit on the opposite side of the toilet paper roll with your scissors.

Step 2

Grab your glue stick and apply a dab of glue to one side of the slit.

Step 4

Press firmly with your hands to secure the bottom pieces of the toilet paper roll together to create a V-shape for the bottom.

Step 5

The Head

Place your stick in the craft foam ball. It will help you to paint the ball easier.

Step 6

Use your paintbrush to cover the foam ball in green paint.

Step 7

Begin painting the cardboard with green paint, covering every inch of it.

Step 8

The Legs

Grab your scissors and the printable template and cut out the legs.

Step 9

Trace more legs on a sheet of green paper.

Step 10

The Face

Glue two eyes on the front of your painted green foam ball.

Step 11

Draw a mouth on the foam ball using your black marker.

Step 12

The Antennae

While holding a pipe cleaner in your hand, grab your scissors and begin cutting two antennae.

Step 13

Poke a hole in the top of the foam ball using your scissors.

You need two holes at the top to insert the grasshopper’s antennae.

Step 14

Place your cut pieces of pipe cleaner in the open holes.

Step 15

Trim the top of the pipe cleaner to make it a bit shorter.

Step 16

Do the exact trimming with the other pipe cleaner.

You want them to be the same length.

Step 17

Glue the body to the foam ball.

Step 18

Begin gluing the legs from the printable to the bottom of the body.

Step 19

Glue the back legs like you did the front legs.

Step 20

Use a toothpick to add paint to the cheeks, making your grasshopper look even happier!

Step 21

Secure the front pieces in place with the glue.

Step 23


Step 24

You now have an adorable, bright green grasshopper ready to display.

DIY Grasshopper Craft for Kids

Isn’t it wonderful?

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Enjoy the spring crafting!

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And make as many grasshoppers as you like.

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Stay tuned!

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