Celebrating the wonderful world of Eric Carle, beloved author and illustrator by highlighting some amazing art work inspired by his books. Best known for The Hungry Caterpillar and his Brown Bear series, his tissue collage technique is easily recognizable and adored by young fans all over the world.
We didn’t have to search far to find these incredible art projects inspired by Eric Carle books, for more information about each project see the links below.
The dialogue that accompanies this mixed media piece based off of Eric Carle’s, The Tiny Seed, is in French but I have seen several school projects done in a similar manner using black and white photos of the child’s hand.
Kindergarten Draw Me a Star project
Merri Cherry’s mixed up chameleon
Individual Lonely Firefly Craft
And a collaborative lonely firefly bulletin board
Personalized art to go with Papa, please get the moon for me
Tin foil stars to go with Draw me a Star
Colorful Collection of Eric Carle Books
His books not only provide a great source of inspiration to teachers and parents to connect with their children on the subjects of animals and nature, but are also a fantastic way to introduce colors, numbers, and sounds to children everywhere. Here are just a few of his titles to get you started exploring the wonderful world of Eric Carle
WHICH ERIC CARLE BOOK IS YOUR FAVORITE?
Want more inspiration?
Check out these links for more Eric Carle inspired activities:
- This mixed up chameleon scavenger hunt might just be my favorite follow-up book activity ever
- Cute activities for the Hungry Caterpillar story time
- Sea horse tissue paper art project
- What makes you grouchy? Grouchy Ladybugs
- Giant Sunflower craft