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Preschool Playtime Learning Activities
Circle or Group Time Activity
- Butterfly Life Cycle comes with a felt story script which can be used for storytime.
- Present the life of a butterfly using a flannel board.
- After introducing the story, have children pick one felt piece from the board.
- Repeat story allowing children to place felt pieces on flannel board at appropriate time.
We use Velcro dots to attach strips to flannel board.
Stages of Butterfly Life - Spin Wheel
Two options to choose from, kiddos can color butterfly cycle image or if time is limited use the color version provided in the Butterfly Life Cycle Bundle of Fun digi-download package. Have children cut the spin wheel out and attach base sheet using a brass paper fastner.
Butterfly Clipart Clothespin Craft
No butterfly unit can go without a fun prep-free craft.
Directions: Cut out butterfly. Decorate with crayon, marker, or
add some fun with collage material like gems, buttons, & sequins. Glue the butterfly body onto a Clothespin to turn your butterfly into beautiful clip art.
*Included in the Butterfly Life Cycle Bundle of Fun
Stages of a Butterfly's Life
A color, cut, and paste take home sheet that will help assess your children's understanding of what they've learned.
Butterfly Stages Snack Mat
End your lesson with a yummy treat, use a printable snack mat to place edible butterfly stages.
Edible Butterfly Snacks: Marshmallows for eggs, rainbow gummy worms for caterpillars, tootsie rolls for the chrysalis and fancy crackers for the butterfly.