30+ Very Hungry Caterpillar Activities for Kids

Today, we are thrilled to share our favorite very hungry caterpillar activities!

From egg, to caterpillar, to cocoon, this playful Eric Carle book (affiliate) follows the life of a caterpillar as he munches and crunches his way to becoming a butterfly.  

Kids will love retelling the story by doing their very own hungry caterpillar activities.

Keep the kids busy all month long with our list of over 30 very hungry caterpillar activities and crafts!

Very Hungry Caterpillar Activities

Very Hungry Caterpillar Activities and Crafts

Thread a caterpillar necklace that kids can wear. via Buggy and Buddy

Rocks and toilet paper rolls make these adorable, Earth friendly caterpillars. via Toddler Approved

Make your own, no-sew hungry caterpillar costume. via Kids Activities Blog

Babies and toddlers can get in on the fun with this  hungry caterpillar sensory tub. via The Imagination Tree

Grab a file folder and make your own hungry caterpillar game. via Kids Activities Blog 

Work fine motor skills with this button caterpillar. via Mama Pea Pod

Make your own DIY board game to retell the story of the hungry caterpillar. via Creative Family Fun

This stamp craft makes adorable hungry caterpillars for toddlers, or for any age. via Buggy & Buddy

After reading the book, kids will love making and wearing their own hungry caterpillar hats. via Toddler Approved

Use this template to make your own gorgeous butterfly. via Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails

Decorate a caterpillar on Popsicle sticks. via The Rainy Day Mum

Play a matching game with M&M caterpillars. via Toddler Approved

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 More Very Hungry Caterpillar Activities & Crafts

Make your own hungry caterpillar pinata for a party, or just for fun! via Boy Mama Teacher Mama

These play dough caterpillars are perfect for retelling the story. via The Imagination Tree

Get kids laughing {if they’re not too ticklish!!} while you make an adorable toe print caterpillar. via Crafting Morning 

Threading a caterpillar through a leaf is perfect for learning the basics of sewing. via Here Comes the Girls

Help baby explore the book with these hands on play ideas and an adorable hand print craft, too. via House of Burke

Use play dough to make caterpillars and butterflies. via Powerful Mothering

Kids will want to do this caterpillar floor puzzle over and over. via Boy Mama Teacher Mama

Toilet paper rolls become a paint brush for this very hungry caterpillar painting. via Danya Banya

Show teacher’s how much you love them with these hungry caterpillar party ideas. via The Educators Spin on It

Eat your own healthy, caterpillar snack with veggies. via Nurture Store

After reading the book, kids will love making and wearing their own hungry caterpillar hats. via Toddler Approved

The very hungry caterpillar activities and crafts

Even More Very Hungry Caterpillar Activities

Up-cycle a container to make your own hungry caterpillar game {with a free printable}. via This Teaching Mama

Make mini hungry caterpillars while you work fine motor muscles. via Powerful Mothering

Paint your own hungry caterpillar paper plate craft. via The Chirping Moms

Buy foods that the hungry caterpillar eats and donate them to a local food drive. via The Good Long Road

Build a clothespin hungry caterpillar. via Adventures of Adam

Make a 3D hungry caterpillar with tin cans. via Hands On As We Grow

This toilet paper roll caterpillar is perfect for making 3D art. via Danya Banya

Make a giant hungry caterpillar to hang on the wall. via The Imagination Tree

Paint a paper bag hungry caterpillar for sorting food. via Artsy Momma

Kids will love making a hungry caterpillar over and over with this reusable puzzle. via Happily Ever Mom

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