Very Hungry Caterpillar Puzzles

The Very Hungry Caterpillar is one of our family’s favorite children’s stories. We’ve read it so many times that Big Brother {age 5.5} can recite the words without even cracking open the book.

So I was excited to pull together a fun follow up activity for my kids: Very Hungry Caterpillar puzzles. These simple, colorful puzzles are a motivating way to practice matching, build fine motor skills and even sound out words. Grab your set of free Very Hungry Caterpillar puzzles below and then hop over and download 20 must-have bug and butterfly activities kids love.

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Free Very Hungry Caterpillar PuzzlesGetting Ready

Prepping the Very Hungry Caterpillar puzzles {HERE} was easy breezy. I printed the pages on cardstock to make them extra sturdy, cut along the gray lines to separate the pieces, and slid each puzzle into a separate Ziploc so they’d be ready to grab and build.

Very Hungry Caterpillar Puzzles

Middle Brother {age 3.5} had been watching me work and was eager to jump in and start building his first puzzle.

Fun Very Hungry Caterpillar Puzzles

He made quick work of the project and eagerly started piecing together a harder set.

Free Very Hungry Caterpillar Puzzles. Fun follow up!

Meanwhile Big Brother {age 5.5} wandered in from the sandbox and wanted to join in the fun. He’s all about challenges these days so he confidently grabbed the big daddy of them all: caterpillar. Bit by bit, he stretched out the word and {with a little help on the silent E and double L} placed all eleven pieces in their just right spot.

Very Hungry Caterpillar Puzzles

{He worked on strawberry and butterfly. The boy has no fear!}

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Ready to play?! Download your Very Hungry Caterpillar Puzzles here and then hop over and download our 20 must-have bug and butterfly activities!

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10 Comments

  1. Cerys

    Thank you so much for these I’ve printed and we will be playing with them tomorrow.

    Reply
  2. Linn

    Love the puzzles and I know they are free and I shouldn’t be complaining, but the caterpillar in the printout is missing his rear end and hind legs. 🙁 Just thought you might want to be aware.

    Reply
  3. Ann

    Love these word cards the kids will have fun with them.
    Thank You!
    Ann

    Reply
  4. mona

    nice

    Reply
    • Kimberleigh

      Thanks! Enjoy!

      Reply

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