Katie just loves her pet caterpillars. Then she goes on holiday and can’t wait to greet them on her return. To her dismay they have changed! Who wants silly old butterflies as pets? Not our Katie … It’s a story of great charm.
This book by Stephanie Dagg is aimed at younger pupils. There is a document for the teacher containing suggestions on how to use the book as a cross-curricular resource in the Senior Infant classroom. There are also worksheets for the pupils to complete.
Teacher’s Guide – Ideas for using the book in the classroom (.pdf file 64KB)
Activity Sheet 1 – Make a Bendy Caterpillar (.pdf file 34KB)
Activity Sheet 2 – Make Playdough Caterpillars (.pdf file 37KB)
Activity Sheet 3 – Make Paperchain Caterpillars (.pdf file 32KB)
Activity Sheet 4 – Make a Sock Caterpillar (.pdf file 36KB)
Activity Sheet 5 – Summertime Activity – Keeping Caterpillars (.pdf file 27KB)
Activity Sheet 6 – Make a Caterpillar Cake (.pdf file 36KB)
Activity Sheet 7 – Make Painted Butterflies (.pdf file 42KB)
Activity Sheet 8 – Make Toilet Roll Butterflies (.pdf file 35KB)
Activity Sheet 9 – Beetle Drive Game (.pdf file 28KB)
Activity Sheet 10 – Minibeast Hunt (.pdf file 32KB)
These resources have been made available to Seomra Ranga with the kind permission of the O’ Brien Press. (www.obrien.ie/) O’ Brien Press retains the copyright of the resources.