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The Very Hungry Caterpillar



This week we are going to be focusing on the story 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar'. Below are a few activities that you can do with your child based on the story. 


If you have this story at home then share it with your child to familiarise them with the story. Otherwise you can listen to the story on the following website and then complete the suggested activities:



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 ...

Can you remember what the caterpillar ate? Can you write a list of the food by trying hard to segment the words and write the sounds you need?

Can you continue these repeating colour patterns on the caterpillar?

How many butterflies can you see in the garden? Talk about the life cycle of a butterfly and how they change. Can you use the following template to make a life cycle or make one yourself. The more creative the better!

Phonics - this week we will be focusing on the sound 'ir'. Explain to your child the two different ways of writing the sound ('er' and 'ir'). You can use this booklet to reinforce this new sound.

Here are some 'Very Hungry Caterpillar' colourings for you to do for fun.



The caterpillar eats a lot of different food. Can you make a simple food diary to show what you eat each day? You can use this template or make your own booklet. 

Sentence Game

Can you try hard to read the sentences and write in the missing word? All the sentences are linked to the story 'The Hungry Caterpillar'.



In the story the caterpillar eats different food on different days. Do you know how many days there are in a week? Can you name them in the correct order? Learn some days of the week songs and then cut and stick the days of the week in the correct order. 

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Big Maths Learn Its

Using the music below, your child will complete their Big Maths Learn It sheet. They know which sheet they are working on. They need to get full marks three times in a row before they move onto the next Learn It sheet. 

Big Maths... Beat That. 20 Seconds Version.

Ladybird Maths Game

Open up the link below and have fun playing the ladybird number game. You can make it easier or harder by selecting the different options. 


Time to get creative! Can you make the Hungry Caterpillar by painting your hands? Below you will find the instructions. 


I know the children will love this one! Open up the link below and have a go at joining in with the yoga moves based on the story of 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar'. 

The Very Hungry Caterpillar | A Cosmic Kids Yoga Adventure!

Episode 34 - The Very Hungry Caterpillar | A Cosmic Kids Yoga Adventure! A fun kids yoga adventure based on Eric Carle's The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Join Ja...