Silkworm Life Cycle Activities | Science Unit, Science Center

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Grade Levels
PreK - 1st
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Bright and colorful resource with all the information I needed for my preschool class. They worked well with our recent gift of silkworms to our class! Thanks.
Loved this resource to use with our silkworms in class. Fitted in well with my science unit. Thank You!
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These silkworm science center activities help kids learn about the life cycle of the silk moth. They make an awesome addition to science centers, especially if you are caring for these little critters in your classroom!

What I LOVE about this pack!

  • Differentiated life cycle activities, so you can pick the one most relevant to your students!
  • Real life photos to create an engaging bulletin board display
  • Science center display resources such as a banner, sign and labels
  • Additional activities to help your students delve into the world of silkworms!

Included in this pack:

Science Center Display Resources

  • Silkworms sign, banner & labels
  • Printable book "Life Cycle of a Silkworm"
  • Real life photos of silkworms and moths
  • Parts of a silkworm poster
  • Parts of a moth poster

Life Cycle Activities

  • Option 1 - Life cycle wheel
  • Option 2 - Life cycle interactive notebook (kids can either paste the description below each flap or write what is happening)
  • Option 3 - Life cycle cut and paste worksheet
  • Option 4 - Life cycle write the stages (includes a draw and write version)

Other Activities

  • Label the silkworm (see the reference poster for the answers)
  • Label the moth (see the reference poster for the answers)
  • Observing a silkworm or moth worksheets
  • Let’s research silkworms (write three facts and a few sentences)
  • Cloze (answers included)
  • Word search

The activities included can be adapted across multiple year levels. The basic activities are mostly picture based. The more complex activities such as the cloze require more advanced reading skills.

I hope you love this resource!


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