Aaaaaah....the first project of first grade. For the past few years, I have done these texture caterpillars. I really like this project because it is a fun, simple, one day project that helps me get a feel for my six new first grade groups. I like to start off first grade gradually and help the kids learn how I like to run things in the art room. Yes, it is OK to raise your hand if you REALLY need to use the restroom. No, you don't need to sharpen your pencil seven times a class. This is one of those projects that every student is successful with!