This week’s Share It Saturday features are all about caterpillar and butterfly activities for the kiddos! Some of the ideas I’ve already tried, with much success, while others are on my butterfly to-do list. Which activities would your children be the most interested in?
activities that explore the life cycle of a butterfly
Help kids create a simple book about the butterfly life cycle | Fun-A-Day!
Use a variety of art techniques to illustrate the metamorphosis | Powerful Mothering
Put together a life cycle retelling necklace | Fun-A-Day!
Use these beautiful printables to explore the life cycle | Mama Miss
Make a felt butterfly life cycle storyboard | Growing Book by Book
Print and use butterfly life cycle cards | Living Montessori Now
Break out the play dough to create the life cycle | Learning 2 Walk
fun-filled caterpillar activities
Let the kiddos explore a Very Hungry Caterpillar sensory bin | Rubberboots and Elf Shoes
Make a “Caterpillar Crunch” game to sort beginning sounds | Playdough to Plato
Put together a delicious caterpillar snack | Sugar Aunts
Assemble a Very Hungry Caterpillar necklace | Buggy and Buddy
Race to the finish with a caterpillar counting game | Peaceful Parenting
Make colorful circle caterpillar paintings with the children | Teach Preschool
Explore colors with a giant sorting caterpillar | Toddler Approved
butterfly activities to try this spring
Work on one-to-one correspondence with a butterfly busy bag | Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails
Pipe cleaner butterfly stamps make for print-making fun | Sunny Day Family
Make monarch butterfly wings for a beautiful dress up opportunity | Buggy and Buddy
Create a butterfly feeder to attract the insects | Reading Confetti
Match butterfly wings with a colorful file folder game | Mama Jenn
Try out a static electricity butterfly experiment | I Heart Crafty Things
Break out the flower petals for this butterfly craft | Fantastic Fun and Learning
Which caterpillar or butterfly activities would your kiddos be most interested in?
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