Spring is here and the warmer weather is ushering in all the delights of this season! Now is a great time to explore the beautiful world of butterflies. Did you know that butterflies can travel up to 12 mph? Or that many of them can taste with their feet? Find out all these facts and continue to add to your butterfly knowledge with this FREE Butterfly Unit: Printables, Activities, & More!
It includes tons of free educational resources to help make planning a butterfly unit a breeze for your homeschool. There’s something here for everyone to use!
123 Homeschool 4 Me – Practice Addition with these fun Catching Butterfly Addition Mats. Laminate them to use over and over!
1+1+1=1 – The Very Hungry Caterpillar Printables: If you’re reading this classic children’s story, then these are great printables to go with it!
Confessions of a Homeschooler – Letter B for Butterfly: Find multiple pages of letter b and butterfly-themed resources!
How Wee Learn – This Butterfly Activity Pack is perfect for your elementary aged kids. This pack includes life cycle and anatomy worksheets, color-by-number, symmetry practice, and more.
123 Homeschool 4 Me – Hatching Butterflies Observation Notebook: a beautiful packet of color pages to go with a hatching butterflies activity!
Living Life and Learning – Butterfly Life Cycle Worksheets
Making Learning Fun – Butterfly Printables: Find tons of cute butterfly sheets here!
1+1+1=1 – Butterfly Coloring Pages: A lot of these are great for teens and adults!
Butterfly World – Butterfly World Coloring Book
3 Dinosaurs – Butterfly Life Cycle Pack: Over 100 pages of activities!
123 Homeschool 4 Me – The Life Cycle of a Butterfly is a magical process. This 61-page learning pack is perfect for Preschool to First Graders.
Preschool Mom – Butterfly Printables: art projects, games, math worksheets, and more!
Butterfly Pictures – Coloring Pages
Mama Miss – Butterfly Life Cycle Pack: Find butterfly info, activity ideas, and a life cycle pack with copywork, diagrams, and more! Perfect for preschoolers and Kindergarteners.
Enchanted Learning – Butterfly Worksheets: life cycle sheets, reading comprehension work, different language resources, and lots more!
Spell Out Loud – Preschool Butterfly Unit
Homeschool Share – The Very Hungry Caterpillar Unit Study
DIY Homeschooler – Butterflies and Moths Unit: This is perfect if you’re looking to do a cross-curricular lesson mixing science and literature!
The Natural Homeschooler – Butterfly Life Cycle Unit Study: Find worksheets, diagrams, videos, and more perfect for preschoolers and Kindergarteners.
Homeschool Share – Butterfly Lapbook
The Crafty Classroom – Butterfly Notebooking Pages: These are great ways to practice handwriting while learning all about butterflies!
Memory Verse/ Bible Resources
The Preschool Post – Preschool Bible Lesson: Glory of God: Get butterfly lesson ideas as well as butterfly book suggestions!
YouTube – Butterfly Song
Turtle Diary – Butterfly Life Cycle Lesson (1:45)
Watch Know Learn – Big List of Butterflies Educational Videos!
Online Learning Resources
Enchanted Learning – All About Butterflies: Use this great deal to supplement your own knowledge as you plan butterfly lessons!
How Stuff Works – How Butterflies Work: This website is a wealth of information on just about everything!
National Geographic Kids – Monarch Butterflies: Find great info for research as well as a video!
The Butterfly Site – Identify Butterflies in Your State or Country
Preschool Powol Packets – Painted Lady Butterfly Facts
Butterfly School – About Butterflies: Find all you need to support your butterfly instruction
Arts and Crafts
Hodgepodge – Butterfly Pastel Tutorial
The Crafty Classroom – DIY Butterfly Life Cycle Stamps
Enchanted Learning – Butterfly & Caterpillar Crafts
How to Draw Animals – How to Draw a Butterfly
Minieco – Butterfly Suncatcher
No Stress Homeschooling – Butterfly Playdough Life Cycle Mats and Cards
Skip to my Lou – Paper Towel Butterflies
Kindergarten Lesson Plans – Butterfly Life Cycle Craft with Pasta
Go Origami – Origami Butterfly
Moments of Mommyhood – Footprint Butterflies
The Homeschool Scientist – Preschool Butterfly Observation
E is for Explore! – Easy DIY Butterfly Feeder
Coffee Cups and Crayons – Caterpillar & Butterfly Finger Play Songs
Life Over C’s – Printable Butterfly Life Cycle Game
Homeschool Buyers Co-Op – Tells you how to get free butterfly eggs.
Totschooling – Butterfly ABC Puzzles
No Time for Flash Cards – Butterfly Sensory Tub
Scholastic – Butterfly Activities
Science Fair Projects – Butterfly Experiments and Projects
Large Family Table – The Best GIANT Butterfly Garden for Your Homeschool!
Table Life Blog – What to Read: Butterfly Books for Kids
Homeschool Preschool – 12 Delightful Butterfly Books to Read with Preschoolers
Mommy Evolution – Butterfly Books for Kids
And be sure to check out your local area for a nearby butterfly garden, so that you can get out of the house to see butterflies in their natural habitat!
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