The Very Hungry Caterpillar Play Dough Activity

If you are looking for an activity to go with The Very Hungry Caterpillar story, this Very Hungry Caterpillar Play Dough Activity is just what you need. Not only is it a great fine motor activity, but it promotes comprehension by encouraging kids to remember what the hungry caterpillar ate in the story.

Very Hungry Caterpillar Play Dough Activity

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How To Make this Very Hungry Caterpillar Activity

Tear a can of green play dough into 6 sections. Roll the 6 sections into balls, then flatten them into circles.

Tear a small section of red dough off, about the size of a quarter is ideal. Make two small balls from the red dough and roll them into an Antennae. 

Attach the Antennae to the top of the head.Add eyes and a mouth to the caterpillars head.

Read the book, The Very Hungry Caterpillar together. As the caterpillar eats, add the foods he is eating to his body.

Use play food.

After the story, take all the play food off of the body.

Encourage your child to add the play food to his body by memory in order of what he ate to the best of their ability.

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Very Hungry Caterpillar Play Dough Activity

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