Butterflies and more butterflies ~ we had a fun week learning about butterflies and their life cycle.
Letter of The Week
Book and Craft
We read The Very Hungry Caterpillar.
We put together a Butterfly lapbook.
Aiden had fun playing with the Butterfly Number Matching File Folder Game I made.
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a chrysalis, which the kids made using an Easter Egg. They covered the egg with Crayola Model Magic, adding a screw hook at the top to hang it, let it dry, and then painted it brown.
The butterfly is also made out of an Easter Egg. The kids made sure we adding the proboscis, so he could drink.
We attached everything to a tree branch that I hung on the wall. (The tree branch didn’t last long, but the kids have enjoyed playing with the Butterfly Life Cycle.)
A couple of weeks ago we purchased a new butterfly cage from Lowes and it came with a certificate to order caterpillars (Painted Ladies). We order our caterpillars right away! God showed his perfect timing this week ~ as we were finishing up our butterfly week, two of our butterflies emerged from their chrysalis.
I printed Penny Butterflies for the kids and they competed to see who could balance the butterfly the longest and walk the farthest without dropping the butterfly.
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