Make a Pom Pom Caterpillar!
The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle is a classic children's book and a must-read on every preschooler's afternoon story list. In this fun, whimsical activity, you and your child can connect a little closer with the beloved Hungry Caterpillar by making your very own colorful pom pom caterpillar! Your child will love choosing the colors for his caterpillar and will laugh as he thinks of all the foods his caterpillar ate to turn those colors. This activity will help build excitement about reading and story time, will give your child practice in color recognition, and will help him work on his fine motor skills.
What You Need:
- Clip-style clothespin
- White glue
- Pom poms, 3/4 inch or larger
- 2 inch length of pipe cleaner
- Googly eyes, 5 mm to 7 mm in diameter
- Magnet (optional)