Caterpillar’s Activities

These first two are Quiet Time Worksheets for kids to work on individually. You could also keep a few of these on standby in a “Fast Finisher Box”, for any students that finish other work too quickly. Practising and/or assessing listening skills – teacher says, “Number 1 is caterpillar.” Students circle caterpillar. If you are […]

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Starts To Write

The Very Hungry Caterpillar is full of useful vocabulary for children – days of the week, food names, numbers… Children can use this vocabulary to create their own stories – for instance, “What I ate this week” (“On Monday, I ate fried rice. On Tuesday, I ate chicken.”), making it nice and personal to them. […]

Food

Makan-makan, eating together, is an important part of the Sabahan cultural landscape. In the morning, I get asked, “Have you eaten already?” Teachers eat together constantly through the day, and share whatever they have. Last week, I practised fruit and vegetables with a Year 6 class through a “Sudat makan? Already eaten?” discussion and a […]

Hungry Caterpillar EFL worksheet for beginners

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle is a great book for English-speaking kids, but EFL learners also really enjoy it. I have adapted my copy slightly, making the language a little easier to understand, and creating A3 laminated pages that I can show to children one by one. I also use a few different […]