Eric Carle Printables & Activities

by the Brightly Editors

If your little one loves The Very Hungry Caterpillar, then they’re sure to delight in these printable coloring pages and activities! From Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? to The Very Busy Spider, many of Eric Carle’s beloved characters are represented in these printables. See all their stories in action on the World of Eric Carle YouTube channel, now with over 1 million views!

  • uniE601 Eric Carle's Birthday Celebration Activity Packet

  • Celebrate Eric Carle’s birthday all year long! Download a special collection of creative activities and crafts featuring favorite characters!

  • Eric Carle's Birthday Activity Kit

    This special activity kit includes an 8.5 x 11” event poster, bilingual Spanish/English activities, a tissue paper animal craft, a coloring birthday card activity, a party hat and bunting activities, and a cake pop recipe and design.

  • Very Hungry Caterpillar Day Printables

  • Coloring Card Activity

    Print this page and color and fill out the card below. Then have a grown-up help you cut it out, fold it along the dotted lines, and give it to someone special!

  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar Day Scavenger Hunt

    Print this page and bring it outside with a grown-up and some art supplies. As you find each item in the hunt, draw it in the space provided. If you can’t find something, use your imagination or draw what you think it looks like!

  • 8.5 x 11" Poster

    This adorable poster makes great decor for your picnic party!

  • Cupcake Recipe & Toppers

    Have a grown-up help you follow the cupcake recipe below. Then print and cut out the toppers, attach them to toothpicks or popsicle sticks, and use them to decorate your treats before you share them with friends.

  • Caterpillar Headwrap Activity

    Print this page and have a grown-up help you cut out the pieces. Cut the red block into strips, use glue or tape to put the strips together in one long band, and fit the band to your head. Then attach the antennae, eyes, and nose!

  • Photobooth Props

    Set up a space with a festive background to take photos in front of. Then print and cut out the picnic foods. Attach them to sticks to use as props in your Very Hungry Caterpillar Day photobooth!

  • Photobooth Speech Bubbles

    Don’t forget the speech bubbles! Print, cut out, and attach to sticks for even more fun photo props.

  • Decorative Bunting Activity

    Print multiple copies of this bunting activity and have a grown-up help you cut out the triangles. Then fold the flaps along the dotted line over a long piece of string and glue or tape them down. Hang your bunting wherever you plan to picnic and celebrate!