December 11, 2011

Very Hungry Caterpillar – Lessons, Printables & More!

So many people liked my original Very Hungry Caterpillar Post that I decided to create a new, updated post! Thus, here are some new fabulous resources! Moreover, check out the amazing products at the end of the post. Undeniably, he certainly is a popular little guy! 🙂

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Lesson Plans

First, here is a great collection of Activities from A to Z Teacher Stuff
This is for Grade Level(s): K, 1-2

To start, the objectives are that the student will:

  • get a different outlook on eating (nutrition)
  • become familiar with the days of the week
  • learn about the different seasons
  • be able to predict
  • reflect on their own lives, what they eat, and what they do.

Next, see “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” Kindergarten Activities – Math & Literacy Activities

Additionally, here are lessons and Activities from DLTK

Further, here is a great Downloadable Packet from TeacherVision

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Next, here is a Super Collection from The Virtual Vine

Moreover, here’s a Printable Nutrition Lesson Plan

Further, check out this Reading Rockets Printable Sequencing Lesson

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Education.com – Practice Writing with The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Hands-On Activities for “The Very Hungry Caterpillar”

Further, here are 20 of The Best Very Hungry Caterpillar Activities & Crafts

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12 Activities for Teaching “The Very Hungry Caterpillar”

In addition, here is a great collection of caterpillar Crafts and Activities for Kids

Flap book craft and free template

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Huge collection of resources! Specifically about food, days of the week, the butterfly lifecycle, and colors and numbers.

Finally, don’t miss this fabulous post featuring a learning & activities shelf!


To begin, here are some printables from my TpT store:

Very Hungry Caterpillar   Very Hungry Caterpillar

Then check out this Time Concept Activities – Printable

Next, Ideas and Printables from Making Learning Fun

Further, here’s a Free Printable Pack

the very hungry caterpillar literature kit gr 1 2

Another super resource is this post featuring printable food items for graphing and patterning.

Additionally, here is a Printable Preschool Pack to use with the book

Finally, a Printable I Spy Activity from Simple Play Ideas

Very Hungry Caterpillar

Once you’re ready for a break, enjoy this video of Eric Carle reading the story:

Do you have other great resources? Please share the link in a comment!!

Finally, check out these fabulous Very Hungry Caterpillar items!!


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Thanksgiving is a special time of the year when families come together to express gratitude and celebrate the blessings in their lives. It’s also a wonderful opportunity to engage children in fun and educational activities that will not only keep them entertained but also teach them important lessons about the holiday. In this ultimate guide to Thanksgiving activities for kids, we have explored various ways to make this Thanksgiving season memorable for students and children.

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