How to Draw a Butterfly Step by Step - Directed Drawing

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2nd - 4th, Homeschool
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  1. Enjoy this simple cross-curricular life cycle activity in your classroom. Mix science and art with directed drawings designed to teach students about the animal life cycle. Using directed drawings to teach the animal life cycle is a fun way to create beautiful illustrations while developing an under
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Butterfly Lifecycle Activity

A fun way to explore animal life cycles for kids. Teach your students how to draw a butterfly easily with step by step drawing of butterfly guide. Students will discover how to draw a butterfly egg all the way to a caterpillar to butterfly science activity. Students can refer to the coloured example to see how to draw a butterfly with colored pencils. This is a fun butterfly cycle activity that can be used as a butterfly craft activity or a butterfly activity worksheet.


Step by Step Visual instructions for: egg, caterpillar, chrysalis, and butterfly

A mini version for making puppets or dioramas

Written Instructions to go with each step

I hope you enjoy this butterfly art activity!

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Total Pages
10 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Make observations of plants and animals to compare the diversity of life in different habitats. Emphasis is on the diversity of living things in each of a variety of different habitats. Assessment does not include specific animal and plant names in specific habitats.
Develop models to describe that organisms have unique and diverse life cycles but all have in common birth, growth, reproduction, and death. Changes organisms go through during their life form a pattern. Assessment of plant life cycles is limited to those of flowering plants. Assessment does not include details of human reproduction.


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