Whether you're a home-schooler, daycare worker, Kindergarten teacher or a parent who just wants to foster their kid's love of reading, these Very Hungry Caterpillar party ideas, activities and crafts are fun ways to celebrate one of our favorite children's book.
Here are two ways to use balloons to make a Very Hungry Caterpillar. See more decoration ideas from the original links here and here.
Pottery Barn Kids has a tutorial on making a Very Hungry Caterpillar Lantern here.
And here's an easy banner you can make out of construction paper. Use your students' class pictures if making it for a school decoration. Even without pictures, it's still a cute decoration.
ACTIVITIES & CRAFTS
Download this Very Hungry Caterpillar color sheet from the Eric Carle website.
If you don't mind getting a little messy, this blog has a great idea for Hungry Caterpillar balloon paintings.
Or you can use the paints to color your Hungry Caterpillar plate puppet. Instructions are here.
Teach your kids a lesson about recycling and reusing by making your own caterpillar with found materials.
And because no party is complete without something sweet, check out these Hungry Caterpillar cake pops. See a basic cake pop tutorial here.
HUNGRY CATERPILLAR ITEMS
Don't forget to shop our Eric Carl section for lots of fun Very Hungry Caterpillar toys!
So tell us: How do you plan on celebrating "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" Day with your kids?