Build a Colorful Caterpillar game for young learners.

My youngest daughter (age 2) is always pointing out animals and bugs all around her because of that interest I’ve been gathering and making supplies for a bug theme learning unit to use throughout the summer for both my daughters. For a fun color learning game I made a template to print out, laminate for durability, and cut out. The concept of the game is to build a colorful caterpillar.

Colorful Caterpillar

I added green legs with different color words on them to use as an additional matching activity for early readers. I’m always trying to incorporate reading into games to keep them appropriate for my oldest daughter (age 6) as well.

The game can be played by laying the pieces out and allowing the children to grab them and build a caterpillar. Or for a more active version to get the kids up and moving you can hide the pieces throughout the house and or classroom and have the kids build the caterpillar as they find each piece. It can be done alone, or as a great co-op activity.

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