Eric Carle is a beloved childrens’ illustrator and author of dozens of books about insects and animals. Here are free printable cut and paste crafts, games, activities, lessons, puzzles and coloring pages from Eric Carle’s best known book The Very Hungry Caterpillar. In the story of The Very Hungry Caterpillar, a little caterpillar eats his way through different foods each day of the week. The Very Hungry Caterpillar is used in preschool and kindergarten classrooms teach and explore caterpillars and butterflies, sequencing and days of the week.
My thanks for this information goes out to Kinderblogger (click here). This blog, called Mrs. Spatafora’s Kindergarten Blog features a nice collection of dozens of preschool and kindergarten themed crafts and lessons. Some are linked to literature and others are based on common classroom themes. Here are some of the free printable crafts, games, puzzles and lessons collected on Kinderblogger that are based on Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Be sure to visit the linked blog for the complete list of linked activities.
First, visit Eric Carle (click here) for free printable caterpillar activities. Next, click here for a free printable Eric Carle The Very Hungry Caterpillar seven page sequencing and days of the week activity booklet from Hubbard’s Cupboard (click here).
Next stop for free printable Eric Carle The Very Hungry Caterpillar fun, visit Making Learning Fun here. Visit this page for additional butterfly and caterpillar crafts. Click here for free printable Very Hungry Caterpillar math counting cards. And here’s a cut and paste butterfly craft (click here) and a cut and paste Very Hungry Caterpillar craft (click here) all from our friends at Making Learning Fun.
Teacher Vision (click here) has a large assortment of printable lesson plans. Teachers, educators, homeschoolers and parents may download and print up to three free printables and then they must register with the website. I have linked you to an 8 page activity booklet on The Very Hungry Caterpillar.
4shared.com has free printable Eric Carle The Very Hungry Caterpillar cut and paste number-object matching puzzles (click here) to laminate and use in the classroom. Click here for a cut and paste Very Hungry Caterpillar sequencing game.
Last not least, DLTK has free printable Eric Carle The Very Hungry Caterpillar felt board patterns that can be used as coloring pages. Click here. There are also free printable The Very Hungry Caterpillar sequencing cards here.
For more free printable activities, lessons and crafts, please visit my linked blogs.