We then used them as our reading buddies for "The Very Hungry Caterpillar". They got to munch the food on each page and the kids loved getting to do that.
Here's Nana putting her's together.
It gave us lots of counting practice and practice using a "puppet" while reading. You'll be amazed at how much more a child is willing to do when you use a puppet. It's the perfect way to livin' up any reading time.
James was a little concerned that our caterpillars didn't have a chrysalis so we gave him a nice comfy toilet paper roll.