Calendar and Math Study Make copies of the different foods the caterpillar ate each day of the week. Felt Board Story The story can be retold by making felt cutouts of the egg on the leaf, the moon, the caterpillar, the sun, the different food items including the specific numbers of food itemsthe cocoon, and the butterfly.
Now it was time to begin making the caterpillar. This year has been a nightmare. It was such a fun time.
In box number 1 make a green leaf and glue a white pom pom on the leaf. Teach This Lesson Book Summary A small caterpillar emerges from an egg and begins eating everything in sight.
On Sunday the caterpillar ate one apple and on Tuesday he ate two pears. Poke two holes for antennae and insert pipe cleaners. Colors are often used in courtship, so that male and female butterflies recognize each other as the correct species.
There are too many papers and they can't seem to keep their papers in the correct […] Teaching with no voice. Then ask if children can think of other things that change. What is the difference between butterflies and moths.
Engage children in retelling the story using the felt cutouts or craft stick "puppets. I encourage others to add to my links, creating some nice references to have on-hand. On the back of the grocery bag, the inside of the wings, they attached 2 handles, one on each end.
Last year I shared some of the ways I used this wonderful picture book with my Kindergarten classes, check out the link under the Insects section if you are interested. Oh — and one of my favorite ideas — they set out adhesive name tags for the children to wear, and they were all punched with several holes, I heard several parents and children laughing and enjoying how the caterpillar must have nibbled on them.
Is the inside of the fruit the same as the outside. After reading the story, talk about what happened inside the cocoon. I gave my students a cut up sentence that was out of order.
Are there endangered butterflies and moths. Your local city or county park may have planted a butterfly garden to attract butterflies in the summer or you may want to visit the nearest insect zoo or butterfly house where hundreds of living exotic insects and butterflies are on display.
After retelling the story in order beginning, middle, and end each students brainstormed ideas of what their caterpillar would eat.
Tell the class that the author made the book this way on purpose. Use the butterflies that you cut from the dye cut. The children needed to remember the foods at the beginning of the story, and draw them. Bright colors may also serve to warn birds or other predators that a particular butterfly, such as a Monarch, is bad-tasting.
Writing Activity-The children will fill in the missing words and illustrate what they wrote. Children can then make butterflies from their caterpillars. In fact, what Carle calls the cocoon is really the pupa or chrysalis. At the bottom of the page there was a butterfly that was covered with dry erase marker and they had to rub off the marker to reveal the butterfly.
After discussing why the butterfly got a stomachache, have children brainstorm foods that would give them stomachaches. A child can help if using a table knife. Talk about the holes in the pages and the different sized pages.
How many more things is that than he ate on Friday. Building Background Ask children what they know about caterpillars. The learner will be doing activities that will be integrated in the curriculum using the book The Very Hungry Caterpillar. A lesson plan for Kindergarten English Language Arts, Mathematics and Computer Technology Skills.
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