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Life Cycle of a Butterfly

Sheila Melton
Grade Levels
K - 2nd, Homeschool
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Be sure to check out my other Life Cycle units!


Life Cycle of a Frog

Life Cycle of a Chicken

Life Cycle of a Ladybug

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The Life Cycle of a Butterfly unit includes:

**Life Cycle of a Butterfly Sorting Picture Cards:

A great addition to your science center! Students can put the life cycle stages in order and complete any one of the included printables. Sorting cards come in two versions, real-life life cycle pictures and realistic clip art pictures. Both sets come with and without picture labels. Also includes full-size, color life cycle poster that could be used as a reference in your science center (2 versions), sorting header cards (2 versions) and life cycle arrows for sequencing the stages.

** Butterfly Life Cycle Classroom and Student Books:

2 versions of the life cycle book are included. You can use the full-size, color version to read to your class as a whole group activity or keep it in your classroom library. The black and white student versions can be kept in their science journals or completed as an activity in the science center. You can make the student copies interactive by having students highlight, circle or box key life cycle vocabulary words with crayons, colored pencils or highlighters.

**Life Cycle of a Butterfly NO PREP printables:

Life cycle graphic organizers

Sequencing life cycle stages

KWL chart


Life cycle ABC order

Label the parts of a butterfly

Label the parts of a caterpillar

Life cycle foldable (2 versions, with and without labels)

Butterfly vs Moth venn diagram

Find and color butterfly life cycle stages

**Life Cycle of a Butterfly NO PREP writing templates and printables:

Life cycle sequencing graphic organizers (first, second, third, last)

Describe each stage of life cycle and draw a picture of it (2 versions)

Draw a picture of a butterfly and a caterpillar and describe how they are different.

Describe the changes a butterfly goes through during its life cycle

Draw a diagram of the butterfly life cycle and write 3 facts you learned about butterflies.

Themed writing paper (primary and regular lined versions)

**Butterfly Observation Journal and Printables:

"My Butterfly Observation Journal" students will love recording their daily observations in their journal.

"Butterfly Celebration!" - Students draw/describe what happened when the butterflies emerged (primary and regular lined paper)

"3 things I learned about observing butterflies"

"My favorite part of observing butterflies was..."

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Sheila Melton

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