Moving Caterpillar Craft

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar is a terrifically fun story, and today, we have a moving caterpillar craft that can help your kids engage with this story!

The Very Hungry Caterpillar
9.4/10 Our Score
  • Now even younger children can follow the little green caterpillar as he eats his way to becoming a beautiful butterfly in this sturdy board book
  • Great for early development
  • Children will enjoy this delightful tale
  • Ages 2 to 5

List of Supplies for Moving Caterpillar Craft

  • Colored craft papers
  • Colored cardstock paper
  • Pencil
  • Craft glue
  • A pair of scissors
  • Sharpies

Ideas for More Learning Fun with
The Very Hungry Caterpillar

  • Read through the book together or watch this video read-aloud version! See if your child can name each item of food before you read it aloud.
  • Have fun using clay to re-create the items that The Very Hungry Caterpillar eats in the story.
  • Practice naming and counting each item.
  • Do some simple addition and subtraction problems with the items you sculpt.
  • Use your paper caterpillar to make a new hungry caterpillar story. What foods would your children have the hungry caterpillar eat? What would happen in their version? Have fun being creative in this conversation!
  • Create a diorama to expand upon this hands-on project. This link shows you how!
  • Learn more about the life cycle of a butterfly!
  • Try some of these fun and educational butterfly crafts to extend your child’s learning!

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