The Very Hungry Caterpillar Sensory Storytelling Tub

Make a sensory tub inspired by the classic story The Very Hungry Caterpillar for creative and playful storytelling with kids! Using story props and sensory play materials is a fantastic way to bring favourite stories to life for young children. It encourages oral storytelling, sequencing, thinking about main characters and

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The Hungry Caterpillar Play Dough Story-telling

We’ve combined two of our favourite things, play dough and stories, to come up with a fun new way to re-tell our favourite picture books! Using coloured, no-cook play dough, wooden food, a butterfly toy and a well-worn copy of The Very Hungry Caterpillar, the girls retold the story in an exciting, active way from

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Wall Collage

Happy 82nd Birthday Eric Carle! After trying out the tissue paper printing method that is used by Eric Carle, (click here to see the art we made), I was keen for us to make some more art based more directly on one of his books. Our favourite, by far, is

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Eric Carle Initial Art

After we made the Eric Carle inspired tissue paper prints this week I thought it would be nice to turn them into some wall art for the girls rooms. I saw a lovely idea for cutting art work into initials *somewhere* recently (if it was you, please

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Eric Carle Tissue Paper Prints

Our first activity for our Eric Carle focused week is beautiful art work made using the exact method that he describes on his own website. He created many of his pictures by simply painting and printing onto tissue paper, then cutting and sticking them to create shapes and pictures. eric carle tissue paper art
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