A wonderful collection of Eric Carle books and activities

Years ago and long before I started blogging, I had the privilege of meeting Eric Carle and getting him to autograph one of my books…

Before that time and ever since, I have been an avid collector of Eric Carle books. I read them in my classroom every chance I get…

Here is a round up of just a few of the Eric Carle activities I have shared here on Teach Preschool. Click on each photo below to see the full post….

“The Foolish Tortoise” and Turtle Shell Prints


“The Very Hungry Caterpillar” and Tissue Paper Caterpillars


More “Hungry Caterpillars” and Painting Caterpillars with Cups


“Mister Seahorse” and Sponge Painted Fish with Seaweed


“Mixed up Chameleon” and a Colorful Chameleon Scavenger Hunt


“I See a Song” and Cooking Oil Paintings


“The Grouchy Ladybug” and Torn Paper Grouchy Lady Bugs

AND there are even more ideas shared below by my fellow bloggers!

Available on Amazon

 More Happy Birthday Eric Carle books and activities 

can be found from these participating bloggers!

In celebration of Eric Carle’s Birthday, a group of my fellow bloggers have gotten together to share a week of ideas and activities that go along with the wonderful books of Eric Carle.  Be sure to visit each of the bloggers below throughout the up and coming week to see what they have in store and see the linky down below too…

Happy Birthday Eric  Carle Linky
If you are viewing this post from a reader or by email or mobile, you will need to come to the blog post to see the linky filled with more Eric Carle books and activities! This linky will be updated all throughout our Birthday Week!

By |2012-06-25T10:05:19+00:00June 25th, 2012|

About the Author:

Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed. has been working and teaching in the field of early childhood education for over 30 years. Deborah currently owns and teaches in her own part-time, private preschool called The Children’s Studio. Deborah’s deep passion for teaching and working with young children is documented and then graciously shared with millions of readers around the world through her blog and other social networking communities. Deborah believes that young children learn best through play and exploration and embraces this belief in all that she does in her own classroom so that she can effectively and passionately share rewarding, real- life, tried-and-true practices with other teachers, parents, and leaders across the field of early childhood education.


  1. The Iowa Farmer's Wife June 26, 2012 at 12:36 am - Reply

    Love all your Eric Carle activities and ideas! We’ll have to try the ladybug idea this week!

  2. tammy November 18, 2012 at 7:17 pm - Reply

    like this site was looking thru different sites to the eric carle books and activities came across your site amazing I love it I’m going to try some of your activities with my class this week. thanks. thanks to the people that are as creative as you.

    • Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed. November 18, 2012 at 9:46 pm - Reply

      I am so glad you have found something useful for your classroom!

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