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Caterpillar to Butterfly

We love nature studies and hands-on activities.

Desiree Whisman
LessonGrades 3-5CaterpillarsScienceBiologyBugsButterflies

This lesson examines the life cycle of a butterfly through observing and illustrating the different stages of a butterflies metamorphosis.

Found in lesson: … Can you name them? What was the caterpillar's favorite food? How did the butterfly …


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Ashely McGinnis
LessonPreK-KScienceArts and CraftsBugsNature

I created this lesson to introduce my 2 year old to simple bugs. I included a lot of simple, yet educational activities created to explore all things creepy and crawly!

Found in lesson: … by Jill McDonald The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle Little Kids First …


We are thinking of getting tadpoles to raise as pets. So I wanted to teach her about the process beforehand and created a week-long unit around it.

Found in lesson: … things as they grow. The change from caterpillar to butterfly or from tadpole to frog …


This lesson provides opportunities for your child to think about Father's Day and the reasons why they love the person they are celebrating on this day through reading, writing, and making crafts such as a “10 Things I Love About Dad” hanging craft and an “exploding” surprise box gift!

Found in lesson: … I Love Dad with the Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle - online read aloud available …


Every year around this time, our home gets invaded with ladybugs, because they are attracted to wooden homes.

Found in lesson: … spend part of their lives as larvae. Caterpillars are a type of larva. Molting: to …


We visited our local nature center and my children loved the box turtle they met there! I knew I had to create a lesson for them about box turtles.

Found in lesson: … cleaners for the turtle legs and the caterpillar antennas Green craft foam for the …


My daughter saw a frog and thought they were so interesting so I created this unit for her.

Found in lesson: … things as they grow. The change from caterpillar to butterfly or from tadpole to frog …


So I know my son loves bugs and creatures. I was inspired to watch a video while reading a book because I knew he would be more interested since he enjoys watching TV. I found some Q & A questions to ask online. I thought story time would be a good lesson to remember certain parts of a story but also use his imagination to create his own at the end.

Found in lesson: … of the week and counting through a caterpillar craft, puzzles, and writing a hungry caterpillar

LessonPreK-8LifeEmpathyKindnessLife Skills

This lesson works on building character and deciding what it is to be a good person. Activities include brainstorming and planning acts of kindness and making and giving cards to senior citizens at a nursing home.

Found in lesson: … Supplies for Read activities Library books on caterpillars and butterflies and/or suggested article …

LessonGrades 2-3ELA

Pre-made from Khan kids.

Found in lesson: … materials Read Recommended books and articles on caterpillars and butterflies Make Construction paper Markers Scissors …


There is so much to learn in Eric Carle's beautiful books. We've reread his books for almost a decade.

Found in lesson: … Eric Carle Vocabulary | Quizlet The Very Hungry Caterpillar Vocabulary | Quizlet The Mixed Up Chameleon | Quizlet …


This lesson examines how popcorn goes from a kernel to a piece of popcorn that we can eat. Children will compare popcorn kernels to actual popped corn and will create a fun, wearable craft with popped corn at the end of the lesson!

Found in lesson: … as? How does it change from a caterpillar to a butterfly? Watch If your child …

LessonGrade 2Science

We love every creature and love to learn about them.

Found in lesson: … vocab words Read: The Very Hungry Caterpillar Record: Tri-fold Cook: themed …

LessonGrades 4-6SocialAmericaAmerican HistoryCivics

This lesson examines the system of government used in the United States through analyzing each branch and how it works.

Found in lesson: … Supplies for Read activities Library books on caterpillars and butterflies and/or suggested article Watch …

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