The Very Hungry Caterpillar Activities

Very Hungry Caterpillar Activities

These “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” Activities are perfect for extending the storytime experience. As a former Kindergarten teacher and daycare worker, I can tell you that this book was much loved by every child I ever read it with. We had so much fun predicting what would happen next and talking about such topics as moderation and balance in the foods we eat.

As a mom and Meemaw, this has always been a surefire bedtime story hit as well. My daughter and grandsons have always had a fondness for Eric Carle’s books and they’ve always been drawn to his colorful illustrations.

Very Hungry Caterpillar Activities

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Activities

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Celebrated children’s author Eric Carle’s books are widely known and loved. His simple tales of various animals capture children’s attention, but he is best known for his bright watercolor characters.

Kids everywhere love all of them, but the best known is The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Help kids take storytime beyond the books with these The Very Hungry Caterpillar crafts and activities.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Made From Clay and The Very Hungry Caterpillar Clay Fruits by Creative Cynchronicity

This adorable Very Hungry Caterpillar and fruits to go with it are really easy to make out of clay with the step-by-step tutorial you’ll find here. They make a great accompaniment to the story.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Activity With An Egg Carton by Two Pink Peonies

Kids can make this caterpillar craft while parents read the book to them. A cardboard egg carton is the key to making this 3D caterpillar come to life.

Cupcake Liner The Very Hungry Caterpillar Craft by In The Playroom

These cupcake liner crafts are super bright and colorful. But what really makes them stand out is that the project produces both the caterpillar and the butterfly.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Craft by The Inspiration Edit

Who ever knew that a caterpillar could have such a cute face? This activity uses craft foam to recreate it for a great decoration to hang on the fridge.

Thumbprint Caterpillar by Simply Full of Delight

The free included template makes a nice little resting place for this thumbprint caterpillar. Brightly colored paints let kids make beautiful little caterpillars.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Activities by Mama of Minis

Here we have a series of crafts all of which involve everybody’s favorite caterpillar. In honor of just how hungry he is, this one even has a Very Hungry Caterpillar snack!

Hungry Caterpillar Puppet Craft by Homeschool Preschool

This puppet craft is so cute! Not only does it include a pom pom caterpillar, but his leaf that he eats through makes an appearance as well.

Cut-And-Paste Caterpillar Craft by A Little Pinch of Perfect

This is the perfect craft for kids who aren’t quite old enough to read the book, but still want to participate. Kids can lift up each segment of the caterpillar’s body to reveal the day of the week, and the food he ate that day.

Butterfly Life Cycle Printable Book by Fun-A-Day

The free printable included helps make a book which lets kids fill in the details. Adding a few craft materials makes it a guide to a butterfly’s life cycle, and it can easily be tailored to the Very Hungry Caterpillar.