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Very Hungry Caterpillar Themed Ideas

Very Hungry Caterpillar Themed Ideas

09/04/2013

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Party Ideas

We absolutely love The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. We read it when we were kids and enjoyed reading it with our own kids. It's a great way to introduce very little children to the names of different foods in a way that is fun and that they can wiggle their fingers in!

So if your children love VHC why not make a party of it? We found some brilliant ideas for this theme on the internet.



The most faithful looking VHC food we found was this brilliant fruity cheesy snack on
cutefoodforkids.com



It's made with a chopped apple and a babybel cheese, and a little fruit leather, so it's a really well balanced snack as well as looking really authentic. You can find the original article here.



A less Eric Carle looking (but still really cool) caterpillar idea is this caterpillar sandwich which we found at Funky Lunch, which is a site full of fun sandwich ideas.



We like this because you can make a short version for one child and they've got a bit of sandwich and salad bits on their plate, or you can make a longer one for three or four children to share. You can find the original here.



If you want to go the whole hog (or the whole bug!) we found this great blog post at Clarks Condensed about a very hungry caterpillar themed party, with lots of photos of their fab party table. They used a row of cupcakes with a birthday cake head to make a long caterpillar which everyone could eat and we particularly like that there are little bowls of all the foods featured in the book for children to try. Find the descriptions and ideas here.









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