|Caterpillar counters resource
Keep a store of bottle
tops handy for children's threading and facial markmaking activities..
Enjoy threading caterpillars with a dedicated storage bag!
These few fabric bags are handmade and personally designed. All the materials
used are new or as new, being recycled and reclaimed. The yellow cotton
bag is fully lined and features a caterpillar image on the front and flower
decoration stitched in at the side. Bag is machine washable as are the bottle
tops - although these might need a little more attention to remove caught
Laminated information label is removable, the bag closes to secure the
threading resources via a drawstring rope which is stitch-secured to prevent
it from pulling out, a fabric loop enables the bag to hang in storage.
Measures 36 cm in height and 33cm at is widest
Bag contains ..
200 green hole-punched plastic milk bottle lids - recycled & domestically
A4 sheet of 9 caterpillar head stickers, to cut, markmake on and attach
to caterpillar bodies.
A link to download a copy of the caterpillar heads, slips & activity
cards will be sent after
purchase - this document can be purchased
separately to the bag if prefered - Caterpillar counters download only £1.25
Please note the bag DOES NOT contain
the threads needed to build the caterpillar bodies.
Please source own using shoe laces, string, twine, yarn, thread or washing
line cord cut to suitable lengths.
Developed to support children's
number interest - numeral recognition, naming and ordering
awareness of mini-creatures through themed play and lifecycle
fine motor skill development, hand eye coordination - pincer
and palmer grip & spatial
construction and deconstruction activity
mark making through expressive facial design, emotion and body
celebration and enjoyment of engaging in a process that has a
finishind outcome to use in extended activities
role play and puppetry games
England's EYFS 2012
caterpillar counters activity page and forum thread