“The Very Hungry Caterpillar”

Here is a story with activities for the younger set. Click here for even more songs and nursery rhymes (pdf).

 1. Watch and listen to “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” by Eric Carle using felt pieces: 

or watch Eric Carle read his book here: 

  1. SONG:
    [to the tune of Row, Row, Row Your Boat”]

    One, two, three, four, five
    Six, seven, eight, nine, ten!
    Counting can be so much fun,
    Let’s do it all again! or click here to watch a numbers video.
  2. SONG: “Tick Tock, Tick Tock”Tick tock, tick tockI’m a little cuckoo clock
    tick tock tick tock
    Now I’m striking one o’clock.
    Cuckoo! (continue with two o’clock, etc.)You can sway with your child to the song and then lift your child up for each “Cuckoo”!Source: https://mypcls.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/Wiggles-Tickles-Rhymes.pdf


  3. Click here for a counting activity from Reading is Fundamental.
  4. Click here for a coloring page from Reading is Fundamental. Or click here for even more coloring pages and activities from Eric Carle.
  5. Craft activities can include:
    – Make an egg carton caterpillar. Click here for a YouTube guide
    – Make a mobile. Click here for directions from Scholastic. 


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