The Very Hungry Caterpillar
All kindergarteners love, "The Very Hungry Caterpillar". Today you will watch a tiny caterpillar grow and change until it becomes a caterpillar. Then, you can create a beautiful butterfly mask to wear as you act out the changing caterpillar. Mrs. Lane will be painting her mask today, too!

Today’s Activities

Life Cycles- Butterflies

Watch and listen to, “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” by Eric Carle.

Use the worksheet to answer comprehension questions Interactive worksheet.

Use the interactive worksheet to retell what the caterpillar ate.

Sight words

Draw and Write Sight Words.

Use the following sight words to write sentences: they, have, this, here, for, said

Then, illustrate your sentences.

If you need lined paper, you can download it here.

Use the sentence tracing worksheet to trace sentences using these sight words.

Parents: Ask your child to dictate a sentence to you using the sight words. Write it on the lined paper with a highlighter, then ask your child to trace over it.

3-D shapes

Let’s learn about solid shapes (3-D Shapes) with Harry Kindergarten.

First, watch the video.

Then, try this math page. 

Use the 3D shapes in the world worksheet to cut and paste 3D shapes from the world around us.

butterfly dance

Create a beautiful butterfly mask. Put it on and dance like a butterfly to the butterfly dance!

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In-Hand Resources


The Very Hungry Caterpillar In Hand Packet

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