All about caterpillars!


With Spring just around the corner, many early childhood teachers are looking for caterpillar crafts and lesson plan ideas. Below you will find numerous links and photos: craft ideas, books/stories, photos and more. All...celebrating...caterpillars!


Caterpillar anatomy printout (from

Caterpillar anatomy printout (simple version from

Label the caterpillar diagram (from

Caterpillar counting game 1-10 (black and white version from

Caterpillar counting game 1-10 (color version from

Caterpillar math facts primary (black and white version from

Caterpillar math facts primary (color version from

Clip art caterpillar 1-10 (from

Dot-to-Dot caterpillar 1-5 (from

Egg Carton Caterpillar (from

Caterpillar Colors: Practicing Counting (from

How much does a caterpillar eat? (from

Phonics Fun: C is for Caterpillar! (from

Make a Pom Pom Caterpiller! (from

Caterpillar Crafts (from


Items for Purchase:

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Book options (

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Hand Puppet

The Very Hungry Caterpillar 2-in-1 Puzzle Play Set

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Colorfelts Play Board

Classroom Guide for use with The Very Hungry Caterpillar book


Here is another caterpillar activity - one that you have most likely not seen.

Thanks to Deborah at Teach Preschool for sharing this idea with us!











Make up a caterpillar poem or song to sing before you start each lesson:

Caterpillars, caterpillars

So much fun!

Caterpillars, caterpillars


Count them, color them

One by one

Caterpillars, caterpillars

Let's have fun!


#1 Deborah 2010-03-20 04:25
Wow - what a great resource for the springtime! Caterpillars are one of my favorite activities!

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