Insect Animal Plant Life Cycle Fan Booklets Printable & Digital

The Owl Teacher
Grade Levels
2nd - 5th, Homeschool
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Are you looking for a way to engage your students when teaching about all the various life cycles? Well, look no further! These life cycle fans are a great way to make sure students are learning each of the stages and it makes a fun activity!

Students describe each stage or phase of a chosen life cycle and then answer a question on the last fan slip. Then they put it together using a brad fastener to create a fan (see images above or look at preview).

With This Product You Will Get:

✓ Each fan set includes each phase plus a question fan for students to answer related to the life cycle

✓ Metamorphosis life cycle fans (butterfly and ladybug life cycles)

✓ Incomplete metamorphosis life cycle fans (cricket life cycle)

✓ Each vertebrate group life cycle fan(bird, fish, reptile, amphibian, mammal)

✓ Blank fans for each group (metamorphosis, flowering plant, any life cycle, and NGSS)

✓ Alternative set of questions to use
Printable or digital versions for in-person learning, distance learning, or hybrid learning!

This Product Includes the following Life Cycles:

✓ Butterfly

✓ Ladybug

✓ Mealworms

✓ Frog

✓ Cricket

✓ Chicken

✓ Arctic Fox

✓ Salmon

✓ Sea Turtle

✓ Pumpkin Plant

✓ Coniferous Tree

This resource meets the NGSS 3-LS1-1.

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Life Cycles for Google Classroom

Life Cycles Circle Book Craftivity

Printing Notes:

These materials print just fine in grayscale. I would suggest printing "as image" to avoid any potential issues.

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Total Pages
34 pages
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Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
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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