Week commencing 25th April – Hungry Caterpillar/Mini Beasts

  • Retell the Hungry Caterpillar story with props
  • Introduce non-fiction books of the butterfly life cycle
  • Garden Centre role play with cafe
  • Look at symmetry – begin by making marks and folding paper
  • Make a garden in the tuff spot
  • Find and match rhyming objects in the sand
  • Put the right amount of spots on the ladybirds
  • Make caterpillars by printing with shapes
  • Make signs for the garden centre
  • Make a wormery
  • Continue to care for our seeds
  • Watch a video of metamorphosis
  • Move in different ways like bugs
  • Make letters from natural objects: leaves/twigs/grass
  • Record the fruits we like – which is our favourite
  • Threading caterpillars
  • Bug hunting outside