The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Today’s Activities


Listen to “The Very Hungry Caterpillar,” by Eric Carle

Objective: Children will be able to identify the main character and key details of a story.

Trace the Lines

Help the Hungry Caterpillar find his food. Children will work on pencil control to trace lines connecting the caterpillar to food items.


Yoga based on the movements of a butterfly. Children will work on motor imitation skills.

Print & Cut

Print and cut out the Hungry Caterpillar and the food items. Glue the caterpillar to a paper bag as shown. Retell the story and count out the number of items the caterpillar eats each day.

Objective: The child will identify the day of the week and the correct number of food items as they “feed” the caterpillar.

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