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The spring and summer months are the best time to plan butterfly activities for preschoolers. Gather books, make crafts, and teach the life cycle.
Are your preschoolers obsessed with caterpillars and butterflies? Teach them how caterpillars turn into butterflies with this collection of butterfly activities for kindergarten and preschool kiddos.
You’ll find book lists, crafts, printables, and more!
Butterfly Activities for Preschoolers
You can use these activities to help your kids explore the fascinating life of a butterfly. Add them to your spring and summer science lessons, letter Cc or Bb activities, and/or insect units.
March 14th is Learn about Butterflies Day! With spring coming up and flowers about to bloom, it’s the perfect time to learn all about butterflies with these butterfly books.
Butterfly books for toddlers! Board books that toddlers can hold and manipulate as they learn about caterpillars and butterflies!
These picture books on Monarch butterflies will help children learn more about these beautiful creatures! Add them to your reading lists.
Life Cycle of a Butterfly for Kids
Here’s a simple butterfly life cycle printable book for preschoolers. Teach them the four stages of a butterfly’s life this spring.
Spring is a great time to learn about butterflies. This life cycle of a butterfly craft will help little ones see how caterpillars become butterflies.
Add this butterfly life cycle printable game to your spring and summer preschool lessons. It’s a fun way to practice adding on and taking away.
This printable butterfly life cycle for kids pack features sixteen engaging activities that are perfect for preschoolers, pre-k, and kindergarteners.
As spring turns into summer, teach your preschoolers about how butterflies grow with these butterfly life cycle books for kids.
Here’s a super fun life cycle of a butterfly activity for preschoolers that will help with sequencing and counting to four!
If you’re teaching life cycles or butterflies this spring, be sure to include this butterfly life cycle coloring page.
Butterfly Crafts for Preschoolers
This adorable tissue paper preschool butterfly craft is not only pretty enough to put on display, but it’s a great way to build motor skills.
Butterfly crafts for preschoolers are perfect for spring and summer afternoons. Kids will love all 25 of these creative ideas.
These butterfly crafts are perfect for preschoolers! Add one or more to your butterfly, insect, spring, or summer preschool lesson plans.
Butterfly Worksheets for Preschool
These butterfly dot to dot worksheets are a great way to work on number recognition and number order during the spring and summer months.
This parts of a butterfly preschool worksheet is perfect for your life cycle, insect, and general butterfly-themed preschool activities this spring and summer.
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This wooden butterfly puzzle brain game will promote hand-eye coordination, develop problem-solving skills and improve matching skills. In addition, it can stimulate a child’s imagination and creativity.
This beautiful butterfly lacing toy is great for practicing the sewing motion. It’s made of solid cherry wood, and finished with my homemade organic beeswax polish. The “needle” is attached to the natural cotton “thread” to make it easy to poke through the holes.
That’s it for now! Be sure to check back regularly as this post will be updated often to reflect my newest butterfly activities.
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