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Each spring, I look for new ways to teach my young preschoolers about butterflies. I’ve gathered all our butterfly activities for preschoolers in one convenient spot here on the blog.
There are so many amazing science topics you can teach preschoolers. In the spring, we like to teach about bugs, flowers, and baby animals.
In this ever-growing collection of butterfly activities, you’ll find books, printables, crafts, and more! All are perfect for your toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergarteners.
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 (caterpillar) or Bb (butterfly) activities, and/or insect units.
Butterfly Books for Preschoolers
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.
As winter fades to spring, keep an eye out for caterpillars. Then, read one or two of these nonfiction books about butterflies for more information.
Butterfly Life Cycle Activities
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.
After teaching your preschoolers about butterflies, let them assemble this simple life cycle of a butterfly craft. They’ll love using this life cycle sequencing necklace to retell how a butterfly changes and grows.
Are you looking for some butterfly activities to use with your preschoolers? These printable life cycle of a butterfly pages are just what you need!
Teaching the butterfly life cycle is so much fun in the spring and summer months. This spinning top is a great way to review the stages.
As we head into spring, take some time to teach the life cycle of a butterfly for kids. Four hands-on activities for preschoolers.
This free printable butterfly life cycle wheel is a useful tool for reviewing the stages of a butterfly’s growth.
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.
If you’re looking for something fun and easy to do with your preschoolers, look no further than these easy butterfly crafts.
Are you looking for a fun activity to do with your toddlers and preschoolers this spring? You’ll love this simple tissue paper butterfly craft.
This butterfly dot art printable is a great way for preschoolers to work on their fine motor skills while creating something beautiful.
Celebrate butterfly season with these gorgeous monarch butterfly crafts for preschoolers! From simple paper crafts to stunning butterfly mobiles, your little ones will have a blast making these unique butterflies.
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.
Are you looking for a fun activity to add to your butterfly activities for preschoolers? If so, you don’t want to miss these butterfly coloring pages.
Counting butterflies is a fun way to practice counting skills! These simple butterfly math worksheets make it easy to get started. Just print and go – no prep required! Plus, they’re perfect for butterfly themed math lessons.
Butterfly Activities for Kids
Introduce STEM into your preschool lessons with this amazing collection of butterfly STEM activities for kids.
Spring is the best time of year to learn about butterflies. If you’re lucky, you’ll be able to watch the entire life cycle. Discover how you can celebrate Learn About Butterflies Day!
Teach preschoolers all about butterflies when you choose one of these 21 butterfly science activities for them to complete.
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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.
If you are looking for something specific, let me know!