60+ Play Ideas Based On The Very Hungry Caterpillar Book By Eric Carle

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My kids just love the Hungry Caterpillar book, so much so that our current book is in 3 pieces from all the use. It really is time to buy another, perhaps I’ll get 3 or 4, one for each kid! Today I wanted to share with you 60 crafts and activities for this fabulous book from fellow bloggers. Enjoy!

60+ Play Ideas Based On The Very Hungry Caterpillar Book By Eric Carle

Make a clothespin caterpillar, perfect to practice fine motor skills. And so is this feed the caterpillar toy.

This toe print caterpillar is such a sweet idea, or use fingerprints for this fun counting idea!

Teach your toddler numbers or have a Montessori unit study week to learn all about caterpillars and butterflies.

Turn an ordinary slinky toy into a cute caterpillar slinky and use jars to make your own pet bug in jars.

This caterpillar stick craft and pasta Hungry Caterpillar craft looks like great fun and so does this handprint art.

Do some recycling and make a recycled caterpillar, using a plastic bottle or reuse egg cartons for these egg carton caterpillar games.

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Work on threading skills with this threaded pasta caterpillar idea, craft foam play set and threading leaf idea.

Make a paper flip book or make your own Hungry Caterpillar book.  Print these hungry caterpillar pages for some fun learning or get this mini printable book for free.

Have a caterpillar party with these fun party ideas and these ideas !


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Get crafting and make a  tissue paper caterpillarpaper plate caterpillar egg carton caterpillar or these simple caterpillar crafts perfect for toddlers.

Come feed the caterpillar and sequence the story with this paint stick and peg craft.

Create this caterpillar torn paper collage or build a caterpillar, so fun!
From caterpillar to butterfly, try this fun playdough activitylifecycle craft or caterpillars turning butterflies egg carton craft.

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Get printing and explore potato printingleaf prints  and making patterns with various material, all in the shape of caterpillars!

Make story time fun with The Hungry Caterpillar story sack, rock story props and story props from recycling bottle tops. And always felt story props and more felt board ideas.

These caterpillar word puzzles are perfect for kids starting to read and this caterpillar name idea for name recognition.


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Print these caterpillar printable, perfect for cake toppers or lolli sticks and make this necklace a party favor or activity!

An adorable puzzle craft with a popsicle stick and oval bits for you to try and see these caterpillar printscaterpillar magnets and LEGO story telling ideas.

Let the little ones explore with a process art caterpillar and a fun sensory tub!

Felt button threading are so much fun and making a necklace craft (with printable) too.

Have fun color matching or make a fuzzy caterpillar craft with pompoms and keep busy with some awesome preschool crafts.

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Any kid will love this playdough activity, an invitation to build a caterpillar.

Another fun crafting idea: paper strip caterpillar or use this cute idea: leaf threading with caterpillar’s help.

A few more I just love:

A Very Hungry Caterpillar Teacher Appreciation Party

Lacing Letters Inspired By The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Caterpillar Play Dough Invitation

Shape and Color Sorting Caterpillar

Stained Glass Butterflies

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  1. I love these ideas! I’m already collecting for my daughter’s preschool year and toddler’s pre-pre-school year next year and a lot of these ideas will come in handy. Thank you!

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