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Here’s a simple butterfly life cycle printable book for preschoolers. Teach them the four stages of a butterfly’s life this spring.
As you begin planning out your spring and summer life cycle activities, you don’t want to overlook the butterfly. Kids will be enamored by the fact that fuzzy little caterpillars who transform into beautiful butterflies.
Butterfly Life Cycle Printable Book
You’ve got to add this life cycle book to your upcoming butterfly activities! It’s a great way for preschoolers to work on their coloring and handwriting skills. If you let them cut out the pages, they’ll build fine motor muscles and scissor skills.
This activity is low-prep making it perfect or busy preschool moms and teachers. All you’ll need to do is print, cut, and go!
The first page (after the cover) features the butterfly life cycle so kids can see all four stages in the life cycle.
The following pages feature each of the four stages (one per page). Each page has the title at the top, an image to color, and a word to trace at the bottom.
All of these activities are designed to help build your child’s vocabulary, knowledge of the butterfly’s life cycle, and beginning handwriting and reading skills.
If you’d like to make these pages reusable, laminate them before you cut them out. After cutting them out, hole punch the top left corner and put them on a ring clip. Then, your kids can use dry erase markers to complete the pages.
PRESCHOOL BOOKS ABOUT BUTTERFLIES
Fill your book basket with a great collection of books about butterflies. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.
If you have a hard time finding them, you can order them through my Amazon affiliate links by clicking the images below.
Butterflies – Curious kids ages 3 to 7 will be excited to learn about the magical world of butterflies: their beauty, their importance to plant life, and their incredible metamorphosis and migration.
Pinkalicious and the Little Butterfly – Pinkalicious is so excited when Miss Penny brings monarch caterpillars to class. She makes friends with one and watches as it turns into a pinkamazing butterfly!
Butterfly Butterfly: A Book of Colors – Lucy sees a beautiful butterfly in the garden, along with a bright green beetle, a brilliant blue dragonfly, some red ladybugs, and many more flying and crawling things. But when will the radiant butterfly appear again?
RESOURCES I LOVE
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.
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