This week we’ve been reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. This time of year is perfect for reading this classic children’s story. It is a fantastic Spring story, a tale of new life, of growing up and a wonderful introduction to the lifecycle of a butterfly. We made finger puppets so that Burt could act out the story as we read it and then play with the puppets to retell the story in his own words. If your toddler or child is ready then they can cut out the shapes themselves but in our case I pre-cut out the shapes for the caterpillar.