Spring Original Songs and Poems About Butterflies and Caterpillars all written by Susan Paul and Sung to Traditional Tunes
These songs/poems can be used as Shared Reading lessons or for Small Group instruction and then placed into centers after students are familiar with them.
and black and white
versions are included for your printing preferences.
sung to “Up on the Rooftop” - teaches life cycle of a butterfly
Fly, Fly Butterfly
, sung to “Skip to My Lou”
Five Little Butterflies
– Fingerplay with picture cards to use in a pocket chart or make stick puppets.
See the Little Butterfly
, sung to “Mary Had a Little Lamb”
, sung to “Where is Thumpkin”
Wake Up Mr. Caterpillar!
Fingerplay for butterfly life cycle
Five Little Caterpillars
, sung to “Five Baby Ducks” or just chant. Picture cards for pocket chart center or to make stick puppets.
, sung to “For He’s a Jolly Good Fellow”. A companion to Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Picture cards for pocket chart center or stick puppets.
Cards are provided with visual clues to help your little ones. This is a whole group activity that can be placed in a center after everyone has learned the song/finger play etc.
For Susan's book with these songs and more, go to Songs for Teachers
If you teach 1st-2nd grade, the songs are also great for teaching about the life cycle of the butterfly for your butterfly unit!
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