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Round & Round the Garden- Week 2



The story for this week is

The Very Hungry Caterpillar


Listen to the story of The Very Hungry Caterpillar using the video attached or you can read the story if you have the book at home. Talk about the pictures and look for words you know as you read it.  What’s your favourite part of the story? Can you name some of the food the hungry caterpillar ate ? Can you remember what the hungry caterpillar ate on the different days?

Activities -

Draw the different food the hungry caterpillar ate each day. Have a go at labelling the food if you can.



The Very Hungry Caterpillar - Animated Film

The Very Hungry Caterpillar - Read Aloud Picture Book

Eric Carle is the author of this book. He wrote lots of other children's stories. Next week we will read another one of his stories, The Bad Tempered Ladybird. You might like to listen to some of his other stories as well. You can find these on YouTube by searching for The Very Hungry Caterpillar and other Stories.


More Activity Ideas-

*Build the Hungry Caterpillar and a butterfly using Lego

*Make some Hungry Caterpillar snacks



*Try some caterpillar or butterfly craft. Here are some ideas.

*Use the Code-a-pillar App to play the caterpillar coding game on a phone or tablet.

Sound revision

This week revise the sounds

g o u

Make sure your child can say the sounds. Practise writing the sounds on a page or whiteboard.

*Use chalk to write your sounds outside. Ask someone in your family to call out a sound. Find the sound and use a water gun, spray, watering can or jug of water to make the sound disappear.

*Use the Jolly Phonics songs to help. 

*Watch Mr Thorne Does Phonics or Alphablocks


Mr Thorne Does Phonics - Gg

Mr Thorne Does Phonics - Oo

Mr Thorne Does Phonics - Uu

Learn letter "g" with the Alphablocks Magic Words | CBeebies

Phonics - Learn to Read | O is for October! | Alphablocks

Phonics - Learn to Read | The Letter 'U' | Journey Through the Alphabet! | Alphablocks

Word Building 

Use your sound cards

s a t p i n c k  e h r m d g o u 


Can you build the words:

cot  got gun   run  top  pot rot  not mum sun 

Word grid and instructions are below.

If you can't print the word grid out, just ask your child to draw it on paper or a whiteboard.

If you want to make this activity a little harder, encourage them to write the words rather than using their word cards.


Wordbuilding cut and stick worksheets for o and u

New words for this week:

play            to

*Can you put the words in a sentence.?

*Paint the words or use rainbow colours to write the words.

*Sort your words into the number of letters they have eg put all words with 3 letters together. Which set has the most/ fewest words? How many can you read in each set?

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