Caterpillar Theme Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities
| A caterpillar is the larvae, or
middle life stage, of a butterfly or moth. Butterflies and
moths are one of the most beautiful creatures in nature.Present the caterpillar activities in conjunction with the butterfly
The activities below can be spread over a few of days with a day break in between so children are not bored. To help you make a "small learning center" and make the presentation more exciting there are a number educational printable materials that can be displayed and used and descriptions and the links are in materials columns.
Activity 1 and 2: Caterpillar to Butterfly
Online picture book: See How I grow -- Butterfly, and presentations about insects > caterpillar to butterfly growth stages.
Activity 3: Alphabet > C is for Caterpillar Printable Activities
This is a great opportunity to introduce or practice letter C (caterpillar).
Activity 4: Caterpillar Crafts
Option 1 > Caterpillar, Letter C, Colors and Circles
Option 2 > Caterpillar, Letter C, Colors, Numbers and Circles
This is an easy activity to reinforce letter C, nine colors, the circle shape and numbers 1 to 9.
Activity 5 > Books > Eric Carle's The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Listen to the author read the book.
Eric Carle reads The Very Hungry Caterpillar
6 > Online Jigsaw Puzzle > Caterpillar
Letter C Caterpillar Printable Activities
Butterfly Growth Stages coloring pages:
caterpillar, chrysalis & butterfly
Letter C Caterpillar, Colors and Circles Craft
Letter C Caterpillar, Colors, Numbers and Circles Craft
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Days of the Week Worksheets
Standard block & D'Nealian format
Caterpillar online Jigsaw Puzzle