June 25th is Eric Carle’s birthday and we want to acknowledge that here at The Happy Housewife. We have The Very Hungry Caterpillar Worksheets for your preschool to kindergarten aged children, and here is a roundup of links that will give you more information about Eric Carle as well as activity ideas.
Eric Carle FAQ – Have you ever wondered these things about Eric Carle: Which comes first, the story or the pictures? What’s his favorite color? Why does the butterfly come out of a cocoon, not a chrysalis? All these questions and more are answered on this page.
Eric Carle’s Collage Making Instructions – A printable sheet of instructions to help you and your kids make collages like Eric Carle.
Coloring Pages – Pring coloring pages to go along with Very Hungry Caterpillar, Seahorse, and Very Busy Spider.
Book List – A list of all the books by Eric Carle along with their cover images, the year published, and languages it is available in.
Printables – Printable worksheets from Eric Carl, such as mazes and matching.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Activity Booklet – A booklet written for teachers that includes lesson plans and activities.
Eric Carle Activity Pages – Printable coloring and activity pages from Random House Kids.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar – Kinderblogger has a roundup of links to activities (mostly printables) centered around The Very Hungry Caterpillar.
The Grouchy Ladybug Activities – This page includes instructions and links for an number of activities related to The Grouchy Ladybug.
Eric Carle Tissue Collage – Learn how to make a tissue paper collage.