The Very Hungry Caterpillar

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle is a popular story with both very young and older learners, and it is very interesting for a lot of kids who are developing their knowledge of the natural world around them.

In terms of language learning, this book is perfect to focus on food, days of the week, counting and colours. It’s also great to focus on the butterfly life cycle and the language needed to describe it.

See reviews and purchase options here or watch the storytelling videos.

Kids Club English Resources

Storytelling videos

Food songs

Days of the week songs

Colour songs

Numbers 1-10 songs

Butterfly lifecycle video

This video of how a caterpillar becomes a butterfly will fascinate the kids. Why not show the kids this video before or after the story? They will be more engaged with all your activities if they can see how the story relates to real life.