Thursday, 20 March 2014

Today is "Very Hungry Caterpillar Day"

 This year is the 45th Anniversary of The Very Hungry Caterpillar book by Eric Carle and today the 20th of March is the annual "Very Hungry Caterpillar Day. It's a real favourite in this house. In fact even my husband recalls it being his favourite book as a child. 


Here are a couple of simple activities I did with the kids last year.

1. Yogurt Tub Printing         2. Egg Carton Caterpillar 


I used a round yogurt tub for printing our caterpillars but you could easily 
use a plastic cups, cardboard rolls or toilet paper roll.

If you are looking for some great ideas check out these links below:


Or check out my Pinterest Page for The Very Hungry Caterpillar:


1 comment:

  1. It is a magnificent book which addresses the life cycle of a butterfly. From an egg , it hatches into a modest caterpillar and begins eating till it turns into an extremely fat and enormous caterpillar. After it has ate it's full it weaves a cover around it and rests before developing as a vivid butterfly. Very hungry caterpillar, e.g

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