The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Information About This Unit

List of Materials and Supplies Needed for This Pathway:

Reading Comprehension:

  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
  • Sequencing index cards (pre-print events from book on the cards)
  • Sequencing construction paper circles
  • Caterpillar posterboard
  • Markers or crayons

 

Very Hungry Caterpillar Felt Board Story:

  • Printer
  • Paper
  • Sandpaper
  • Large piece of flannel attached to a piece of cardboard or wood

 

Caterpillar to Butterfly Craft:

  • Pinch type clothespin
  • 4 pom pom balls
  • Glue
  • Pipe cleaner
  • White paper towel
  • Water
  • Food coloring
  • Paint brush

 

The Very Hungry Kindergartner Book:

  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
  • Crayons
  • Markers
  • Pencils
  • Dictionary
  • Paper
  • Stapler

 

Introduce Sight Words:

  • Sight word cards, purchased or made

 

Caterpillar and Butterfly Sight Words Match:

  • Teacher's butterfly and caterpillar notepad or
  • Construction paper to create butterflies and caterpillars
  • Black sharpee 
  • Scissors

 

Stories Have a Beginning, Middle, and an End:

  • Printer
  • Paper
  • Scissors

 

Telling the Beginning, Middle, and End of a Story:

  • Assorted children's books

 

Butterfly Life Stages:

  • Printer
  • Paper
  • Scissors
  • Crayons
  • Glue stick

 

Butterfly Coloring Pages:

  • Printer
  • Paper
  • Crayons

 

Butterfly Coloring Fun Book:

  • Printer
  • Paper
  • Crayons
  • Stapler 

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