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The Very Hungry Caterpillar

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

(Activity packs will be available from Wednesday 24th February in the outdoor classroom)


  • Read the story if you have it, or watch it here

The Very Hungry Caterpillar - Animated Film

In the internationally acclaimed The Very Hungry Caterpillar, a tiny caterpillar eats and eats...and eats his way through the week. Taken from The Very Hungry ...

  • Talk about the story and what happens to the caterpillar. Sequence the life cycle of a butterfly-print a cut and stick activity of find it in the activity pack
  • Talk about the days of the week-can you learn them off by heart?
  • Make a fruit number line-you could print with fruit or cut out fruit shapes, or draw the fruit, eg 1 apple, 2 pears
  • Make your own Very Hungry Caterpillar book. It doesn’t have to be the same! What different things could the caterpillar eat?
  • Make a fingerprint caterpillar with paint
  • Cut out circles and make a caterpillar. You could make a number caterpillar, or one with your child’s name on-a letter on each circle
  • Make handprint butterflies, either by printing with paint or drawing round and cutting out hands
  • Make paper plate and lollipop stick butterflies
  • Make egg carton caterpillars
  • Go on a minibeast hunt. What minibeasts can you find?

Minibeast Rhymes and Songs!

  • make a bug hotel

Easy Bug Hotel

Both my kids adore digging around in the garden and exploring - finding ants and beetles and worms and bugs. So I knew it wouldn't be long before we HAD to m...

  • Listen to the story read by Mo Gilligan

The Hungry Caterpillar | CBeebies | Bedtime Stories With A Roadman

Welcome to the official channel for Mo Gilligan Be sure to subscribe so you can stay up to date with Mo's journey behind the scenes and check out his podcast...

  • Try some Very Hungry Caterpillar yoga


The Very Hungry Caterpillar | A Cosmic Kids Yoga Adventure!

A Cosmic Kids yoga adventure with The Very Hungry Caterpillar!⭐ Sign up for FREE access to our Yoga Quest challenge where you print out fun maps & check-off ...

  • Get squiggling with Squiglet

Get Squiggling - Caterpillar Episode

Watch more Caterpillar videos: the best kids shows subscribe to the Wizz channel:

  • Watch a minibeast adventure

CBeebies EXCLUSIVE clip: Minibeast Adventure - Caterpillars

CBeebies Exclusive clip - join Jess as she tells us all about caterpillars. Visit CBeebies at to find even more fun games and v...