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Eric Carle’s classic Very Hungry Caterpillar turns 50 on March 24. Generations of children have experienced the colorful transformation of the caterpillar.
This story teaches children the basic concepts of counting, days of the week, and opposites (front and back) as well as growth and change. Here are some ideas to celebrate the 50th anniversary of this beloved children’s book:
Read the story
Make A Caterpillar
Make A Butterfly
Play Games & Color
Find a fun maze, matching game, and coloring sheets here to celebrate the Very Hungry Caterpillar.
Grow A Butterfly
With this kit, you and your child will be able to see the transformation of your very own caterpillars into butterflies.
Be sure to read and celebrate this children’s classic.