Butterflies & Moths Math, Science and Literacy Activities for Preschool & Pre-K

Butterflies & Moths Math, Science and Literacy Activities for Preschool & Pre-K
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5 MB|46 pages
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  1. 4 insects theme packs at a discounted price, also available separately. Includes written activities, hands-on centers to make, and developmentally appropriate informational printables.Includes:Insects OverviewMoths and ButterfliesLadybugsBees**********************************************************
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This Butterflies and Moths activity pack is developmentally appropriate for preschool and pre-K children and for pre-readers, and would work well in a study of insects, or a rainforest, or a zoo animals curriculum plan.

46 pages

Besides the activities, songs, stories and games listed for the day, this pack includes these centers and printables:

• Labeled moth and butterfly photos.

• Make butterfly/moth headbands.

• Alphabet upper and lower case matching games with the butterfly and flowers alphabet cards

• Arrange moths in order of size

• Dot to dot moth to 20.

• Butterfly life cycle informational printables in color and b/w.

• Butterfly life cycle - place pictures in sequential order.

• Fine motor – trace the lines from the butterflies to the flowers.

• Emergent reader: Count the colorful butterflies. 1-10. (

• Informational printables – “Butterflies are insects”. “Moths are insects”.

• Cut and paste caterpillar – cut out circles and paste on caterpillar in order 1-5.

• Match butterfly photos bingo activity

- Discuss and draw – “This is a butterfly. This is a moth”

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Pre-K Theme for a Day is a series of mini teaching topics that are focused towards preschool and Pre-K learners. Although the activities are written to cover one full day of activities and related games, centers and other printables, there are enough ideas to extend the theme much longer if needed.

Instantly ready to use. Very few additional items are needed to present the activities besides basic art supplies and cardstock. Use the centers from year to year. This series of teaching units saves time and money, and all activities are solidly supported by the foundational concepts leading to the Common Core Kindergarten standards. You can slide a unit effortlessly into your usual curriculum lesson plans when you are in a hurry, or you can use the units as a central focus of your curriculum.

The learning areas included are:

• A Spark! Activity to ignite interest in the topic

• Large group learning time

• Discovery centers

• Music and movement

• A story suggestion

• Small group game, and a

• Record and remember activity

All the printables needed are included – click on the activity description to go to the related printables.

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