14 Free Butterfly Printables for Identification and More Fun Activities
These free butterfly printables for identification activities and more are excellent for taking your science curriculum to the next level.
Your kids will definitely enjoy the assortment of activities in this printable collection.
Find out more about these activities and how you can get your free set of butterfly printables for identification and more.
Learning About Butterflies is a Blast!
Certain science subjects can sometimes seem dull, but learning about the various types of butterflies can be really fascinating!
It’s incredible how many different types are butterflies there are in the world. You can find all kinds of butterflies in your own neighborhood, from Monarchs to Dogface and more.
It’s so fun to go on the hunt with your kids for various types of butterflies and to see all of the different kinds with vibrant colors and distinct features.
So, if you’d like to boost your science fun with some exciting and engaging learning activities about butterflies, give these worksheets a try!
Invite your children to help you find books and other resources (like these free butterfly identification worksheets) to make it an engaging collaboration.
And who knows? You just might find that learning about the various types of butterflies sparks a new interest or hobby. (And your kids will be so glad that you gave their idea a try!)
Golden Guide 160 Pages Paperback Field Guide to Butterflies and Moths Book (A Golden Guide from St. Martin’s Press)The National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American ButterfliesButterflies of North AmericaHandbooks: Butterflies & Moths: The Clearest Recognition Guide Available (DK Smithsonian Handbook)Caterpillars, Bugs and Butterflies: Take-Along Guide (Take Along Guides)6 PCS Butterfly Specimen Set, Danaus Genutia, Graphium Sarpedon, Asian Swallowtail, Delias Pasithoe Butterfly Resin Collection Science Toys
What’s In This Butterfly Printables Pack to Practice Identification & More?
Let’s take a look at what’s inside this butterfly identification activities pack with 14 free pages:
My Butterfly Log: This worksheet includes spots to jot down the location the butterfly that was found, the type of habitat it was found in, the name and description of the butterfly found, and more.
My Butterfly Log (pages 2-4): These printables will allow your students to draw their own depiction of the butterfly that they found. There’s also ample space for your kids to write out their own observations and notes about the butterfly they discovered.
My Butterfly Log (page 5): This activity sheet gives your students up to 20 lines to write down the various types of butterflies they found as well as the date they were found.
My Butterfly ID Cards (Front): You can print these Butterfly ID cards on white cardstock so that your kiddos can have a colorful stack of identification cards with pictures to refer to when they’re out hunting for various species of butterflies.
My Butterfly ID Cards (Back): You can print this detailed butterfly identification information onto the back of the previous colorful picture cards. Your children can turn the cards over to read the detailed information about all of the butterflies they discover.
My Butterfly ID Cards (Blank): You can print blank fronts and back of butterfly identification cards that your students can personalize. They can fill these cards in with the information about the butterflies that they find in your neighborhood.
Great Ways to Use These Butterfly Printables for Identification & More
Read books about various types of butterflies. If you don’t already have some at home, you can search your local library, Amazon, or a site like Thriftbooks.
Watch videos that explain the different types of butterflies with your kids.
Research examples of various types of butterflies with your kids via the internet or your local library.
If you can, find a local butterfly sanctuary in your area so that you can experience butterflies in person. A lot of local zoos have these types of features, too.
As your students work on these worksheets, chat about the descriptions. Then, encourage your kids to make their own observations.
When these butterfly identification worksheets are completed, add them to your student’s binder or set them aside for your homeschool portfolio.
Make extra copies of these worksheets, especially My Butterfly Log. Throughout the year, you can revisit this activity by going on a walk and trying to find butterflies or enjoying other outdoor activities.
Oh, and make sure to grab this free set of Butterfly Lifecycle Worksheets for more learning fun!
Get Your Free Butterfly Identification Worksheets for Science Fun
Yes! You’re on your way to enjoying simple science fun with your kids using these free butterfly printables for identification and more.
This printable pack includes 14 pages.
Want to make extra copies? Absolutely! Print as many worksheets as you need to enjoy with your homeschool, classroom, co-op, or to boost other special events.
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What other science worksheets would you like to use with your students? Let me know in the comments area below.