These free life cycle of a butterfly printables are perfect for elevating your science curriculum!
Your kids will have so much fun with the variety of activities in this printable pack.
Find out more about these activities and how you can get your free sets of butterfly life cycle worksheets!
Learning About Butterflies is Super Fun!
Certain science topics can sometimes seem boring, but learning about the life cycle of the butterfly is so interesting!
It's amazing how it starts when butterflies lay eggs, then turns into caterpillars (or larva) which eats leaves and become plump.
Then, the transformation in different stages to a chrysalis, where it changes completely into a glittering new adult butterfly.
Then comes the final stage of life for that butterfly…flying free!
If you'd like to supplement your science curriculum with some fun and interesting learning activities about butterflies, these worksheets are awesome additions.
Invite your kids to help you find books and other resources (like these free life cycle of a butterfly worksheets) to make it a fun collaboration.
Who knows? You just might find that learning about the life cycle of butterflies is actually pretty awesome. (And your kids will so happy that you gave their idea a try!)
Butterflies for Kids: A Junior Scientist’s Guide to the Butterfly Life Cycle and Beautiful Species to DiscoverNational Geographic Readers: Caterpillar to ButterflyThe Life Cycles of Butterflies: From Egg to Maturity, a Visual Guide to 23 Common Garden ButterfliesA Butterfly's Life Cycle (Explore Life Cycles)Kid Advance Montessori Butterfly Life-Cycle PuzzleInsect Monarch Butterfly Growth Cycle Figurine Monarch Butterfly Life Cycle Model - 4 Piece Set Shows Life Cycle of A Cute Monarch Butterfly
What’s In This Life Cycle of a Butterfly Printables Pack?
Let’s take a look at what’s inside this butterfly life cycle activities pack with 9 pages to make it a fun way to learn:
Butterly Life Cycle Illustrated Chart: This worksheet illustrates the basic four-step lifestyle of a butterfly with cute imagery in an easy-to-read chart.
Life of a Butterfly Writing Prompts: This printable will allow your students to write out the four stages of the butterfly life cycle that they learned from the previous worksheet. This page will help your students retain the information learned about butterflies while practicing their writing skills.
Life of a Butterfly Art Activity: This activity will allow your kids to implement some art into their science lessons by designing their very own butterfly life cycle stages.
Spotted Butterfly Addition Worksheet: This printable activity is so much fun because it allows your little students to color the correct dots on the butterfly images in order to help finish the number sentences.
Life Cycle of a Butterfly Cut & Paste Printable: This adorable printable will be super fun for your kids to complete! Your students will get to cut out the super cute butterfly life cycle pictures and paste them onto the butterfly in the proper order.
Parts of a Butterfly Diagram: This printable is great for your kids to have on hand while working through their butterfly life cycle worksheets. It's a beautiful diagram of a monarch butterfly showing all its parts.
Butterfly Symmetry Activity Sheet: This activity is fantastic because your kids can work on their copying skills by drawing the other half of the butterfly. Your children also get to color their work when they're finished!
Trace The Lines Worksheet: This tracing page is fun because your little homeschoolers will get to enjoy tracing the lines (and work on fine motor skills) to make their butterfly come to life. They will also get to practice writing the word "butterfly".
Color By Number Printable: The last life cycle of a butterfly worksheet in this free printable pack is definitely a fun one! Your kids will love coloring the butterfly and making it their own.
Great Ways to Use These Lifecycle of a Butterfly Worksheets
Read butterfly books about the lifecycle for a cool butterfly theme as you enjoy the magical world of butterflies. If you don't already have some at home you can search your local library, Amazon, ThriftBooks, or other place you find books.
Watch videos that explain the life cycle of a butterfly with your kids.
Research examples of different 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.
As your students work on these worksheets, chat about the descriptions.
Encourage your kids to make their own observations. And add an interesting fact (or two) to the back of the printable activity.
When these life cycles of butterflies 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 Parts of a Butterfly. You can revisit this activity throughout the year going on a walk and trying to find butterflies or enjoying other outdoor activities.
For more fun with butterflies, get out your creative supplies! A few things to try are:
- Glitter glue
- Pipe cleaners
- Googly eyes
- Felt pieces
- Pieces of foam sheets
Oh, and make sure to grab this free set of Butterfly Identification Worksheets for more learning fun!
You can easily add butterfly resources to boost your learning fun. A butterfly garden (with real caterpillars) is an interesting way experience the stages of the life cycle, from pupa stage to larva stage to live caterpillars to adult butterflies.
And our free printable life cycle of a butterfly crafts for diorama fun are awesome! You can combine all of these ideas into a beautiful butterfly unit study 🦋
Get Your Free Life Cycle of a Butterfly Worksheets for Science Fun
Yes! You’re on your way to enjoying simple science fun with your kids using these free life of a cycle butterfly printables.
This printable pack includes 9 pages. You'll receive this PDF file via email.
Want to make extra copies? Absolutely! Print as many worksheets as you need to enjoy for personal use, with your homeschool, classroom, co-op, or other special event.
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