Eric Carle's
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
This page was designed for Room 7 (Ms Linda, Ms Laura, and Ms Stephoney) at Moody AFB Child Development Center by Ms Jenn, a Valdosta State University Preservice Teacher.



In Eric Carle's book The Very Hungry Caterpillar the Caterpillar blossoms into a beautiful butterfly!
 Here we can learn about the lifecycle of caterpillar's and butterflies! 
We can also learn how Eric Carle makes his wonderful picture books and take a tour of his museum of art.





Eric Carle makes so many beautiful picturebooks.  Here we can take a   Tour the Museum of Eric Carle Art

Want to learn to  Make a book   just like Eric Carle?  Well here is how you do it!

Ever wonder why some butterflies are blue and others are orange?  Here we can take a look at all the different breeds of butterflies we have here in the US!

  Look at a butterfly under a microscope
  Life cycle of a monarch butterfly
  Watch a catipillar hatch


Here is the definition of what a butterfly is!  We can also learn what our butterfly friends are relatives to.

 Do you like creepy crawlers better than butterflies? This website lets us learn about yucky bug facts. 




Mission Activity

Scholastic Books has come asking you to publish a book on butterflies.
Your mission is to do research on the way butterflies live.
Make your journey through the websites above and find information to make an informative book on the lifecycle of a butterfly.



Mission Steps

1. Search through the website.
Life cycle of a monarch butterfly .
2.  Find out new fun facts about the life of a butterfly
 like how it changes from a caterpillar to a butterfly.
3. Go back to the art table.
4. Draw one picture  of each of the butterfly life cycle stages
on the four labeled pages of your new butterfly book.




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jlkalino@valdosta.edu

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