You, as a Butterfly
Mrs. Lane's students love writing books! Now that you know all about butterflies, you can author and illustrate a book about yourself--if you were a butterfly. This is great writing and reading pratice! You can enjoy reading your book over and over again when it is finished. You can also research butterfly facts and learn something new about these beautiful insects!

Today’s Activities

Life Cycles - Butterflies

Listen to the story, “Ten Magic Butterflies”.

create a book

Create a book that tells about you, as a butterfly. What color would you be? Where would you go? What would you like to do? You may create your own book, or you can use this lined paper.

name that shape

First, let’s review solid shapes (3-D shapes) by playing “Name that Shape” with Harry Kindergarten.

Then, go on a shape hunt around your house. Find cylinders, spheres, cones, and cubes!

butterfly facts

Want to learn more facts about butterflies? Watch “Facts About Butterflies, for Kids!”

Can you learn something you didn’t know before?

Pay close attention to the video, then write what you learned.


butterfly ring

Make a butterfly ring using pipe cleaners. It’s really fun!

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