Home learning



Home Learning 


Parents / Carers.

Your child has shared the book ‘The Hungry Caterpillar’ by Eric Carle


For further details of this planning please ask your child’s key worker.


This focused activity has provided a range of learning opportunities including:

  • How we read and share books.
  • Developing and understanding that print conveys meaning
  • Listens to stories with increasing attention and recall.
  • To be able to describes main story settings, events and principal characters.


To extend these learning opportunities we invite you to share an activity with your child at home


Parent/carer needs to:

  • Ask your child about the book ‘The Hungry Caterpillar’.
  • Using the picture of the book find out what your child can remember about the story. 
  • Encourage your child to talk about the story and what happens to the caterpillar
  • Encourage your child to recall what happened in the story. Please use the pictures on the next page to prompt the children.


Child needs to:

  • Talk to you about the story
  • Talk about what happens in the story
  • Talk about the life cycle of a caterpillar



You can extend your child’s learning by:


  • By making a visit to your local farm, zoo, sea life centre or butterfly farm to find out more about animals and mini beasts
  • Visit your local library to find out more about butterflies