Rhyme: Munchy Caterpillar by Debbie Hasbrook M.Ed.
Materials needed: file folder, caterpillar, leaves, construction paper, glue, markers, scissors, contact paper or laminate.
Cut out branches, draw them in, or use pipe cleaners, or real branches. Place in different directions on the page.
How to play: Say the rhyme and let the children choose a number. Let them count out the correct number of leaves and place them next to the number. Repeat until all the numbers are filled with yummy leaves.
Extension activity: Play this game during circle time. Have the children pretend to munch up the number of leaves chosen. Repeat.