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This guide contains resources, including lesson plans, videos, images and articles, about butterflies and their life cycle.
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Butterfly School: Classroom Activities
This page has some practical tips for raising butterflies and moths in the classroom as well as some ideas for related art projects.
Monarch Conservation Toolbox - Take Action
This page from the Monarch Conservation Toolbox has a slideshow with 10 suggestions for how you can help monarch butterflies. There is also a link to a related video.
National Geographic: Monarch Butterfly Life Cycle and Migration
This National Geographic lesson plan about butterflies includes videos, handouts, worksheets and an overview for teachers. (Grades 5-10)
National Geographic: The Very Hungry Caterpillar and its Life Cycle
Students listen to a read-aloud of the Eric Carle picture book The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Then they watch a time-lapse video of the monarch butterfly life cycle and create their own picture books.
Scholastic: Butterfly Life Cycle Plate Craft
This springtime craft for elementary students uses dried pasta to depict the stages of a butterfly’s life.
Super Teacher Worksheets - Butterfly Life cycle
This educator's website has several printable activities for use when teaching about the butterfly life cycle.
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