In this unit, you will read "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" with your child. By answering comprehension questions, creating a felt board story, and making a butterfly craft, your child will understand the story and have fun. You will also use the story to teach your child that stories have a beginning, middle, and end. Your child will also learn the sight words "to, two, and up." This unit is designed to last one week, depending on how often you teach language arts.
|Read "The Very Hungry Caterpillar"||(no rating)|
Read The Very Hungry Caterpillar with your child and discuss the story.
|Reading Comprehension||(no rating)|
Complete this sequencing lesson to improve your child's comprehension of The Very Hungry Caterpillar.
|The Very Hungry Caterpillar Felt Board Story||(no rating)|
Retell the story of the "Very Hungry Caterpillar" with your child using these templates and a felt board.
|Caterpillar to Butterfly Craft||(no rating)|
Create this craft to reinforce that caterpillars turn into butterflies.
|The Very Hungry Kindergartner Book||(no rating)|
Create this book as a fun follow up to The Very Hungry Caterpillar book.
|Introduce Sight Words||(no rating)|
Show your child flashcards with the sight words "to, two, and up." You can either use store bought cards, make your own, or print them from the link below.
|Caterpillar and Butterfly Sight Word Match||(no rating)|
Write your sight words on both a butterfly and caterpillar template and then have your child match his or her sight words.
|Telling the Beginning, Middle, and End of a Story||(no rating)|
Teach your child to recognize that stories have a beginning, middle, and an end.
|Understand Stories Have a Beginning, Middle, and an End||(no rating)|
Have your child, in his or her own words, tell you the beginning, middle, and end of The Very Hungry Caterpillar using these templates.
|Story Scramble||(no rating)|
Play this game to practice putting stories in the correct order and reinforce that stories have a proper order to make sense.
|Butterfly Life Stages||(no rating)|
Complete this life cycle worksheet about butterflies.
|Butterfly Coloring Pages||(no rating)|
Print out some of these butterfly pages for your child to color.
|Butterfly Coloring Fun Book||(no rating)|
Print out this fun storybook about butterflies for your child to read and color.
|Eric Carle Video||(no rating)|
Watch this short video of Eric Carle talking about his book, The Very Hungry Caterpillar.
List of any helpful books, games, toys, kits, lapbooks, curriculum, etc., that may be purchased to enhance the learning experience: