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Butterfly lifecycle printables

The butterfly is such a magical and beautiful part of our world. Every year when the weather warms up and those flowers blossom we see butterflies all over our backyard. Spotting a butterfly in your backyard or the community will make anyone smile. Butterflies are simply elegant and gorgeous with many color combinations.

Butterfly lifecycle eBook picture - bound eBook with flowers and a butterfly on the cover.

Every spring you’ll start to witness the beauty that is butterflies. As your kids notice the beauty of butterflies, I bet they’ll start asking questions about them. Trying to figure out where the butterflies came from and what their lifecycle is may be intriguing to kids of all ages. This is why we are KiddyCharts is offering a butterfly lifecycle printable.

This printable will help you guide your kids towards learning more about how a butterfly comes to be. The story of a butterfly going from a not so pretty chrysalis to a beautiful butterfly holds a chance for parents to teach deeper life lessons.

The lifecycle of a butterfly can help parents everywhere guide their child forward in understanding that we all start from something but can grow into something else much more beautiful.

The Butterfly Lifecycle

You can use this butterfly lifecycle printable to give your kids a visual chart of how a butterfly comes to be this beautiful winged insect comes to be.

Learning about the stages of the butterfly lifecycle is easier when you have a visual that showcases the eggs, caterpillar, chrysalis, and then a beautiful butterfly.

This butterfly lifecycle printable will cover all bases of what a butterfly needs to survive and how they grow to be so colorful. Butterflies are a necessary part of our outdoor world. Knowing how a butterfly comes to be is the perfect way to enjoy the great outdoors with your kids as you work to spot caterpillars and chrysalis outdoors in your local meadows.

Here are included in the Life Cycle Printables for the Butterfly:

  • Montessori 3-part classified cards,
  • Butterfly life cycle diagram labeling with the answer key,
  • Sequencing the Butterfly life cycle,
  • Labeling the Butterfly life stages,
  • Butterfly metamorphosis notebook,
  • Butterfly cutting practice,
  • Butterfly number sequence puzzle 1-10,
  • Letter B (for butterfly) tracing,
  • Butterfly story writing in both basic and primer lined sheets,
  • Colouring butterfly based on the sizes,
  • Drawing scenery around the Butterfly,
  • Butterfly missing number,
  • Butterfly additions, and
  • Butterfly subtractions.

You can start having fun with the butterfly lifecycle today when you click this square image to download this free printable.

Butterfly lifecycle eBook picture - bound eBook with flowers and a butterfly on the cover.

Are you looking for more activities related to the butterfly? Here are 3 activities related to butterfly you might want to check out:

We also have a collection of high qualified coloring pages, eColoring book you can check out.

Once you have finished with the activity ideas and materials we provide, you might pop up in several sites out there. You can also get some activities related to the ladybugs:

  • Pre-K Pages has collected a bunch of butterfly activities for Preschool children,
  • Check out some free butterfly printables ad montessori – inspired butterfly activities from Living Montessori Now, and
  • You also can make an edible butterfly life cycle science activity with Little Bins for Little Hands.

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Helen is a mum to two, social media consultant, and website editor; and this site is (we think) the only Social Enterprise parenting magazine! Since giving up being a business analyst when juggling travel, work and kids proved too complicated, she founded KiddyCharts so she could be with her kids, and use those grey cells at the same time. KiddyCharts has reach of over 1.1million across social and the site. The blog works with big family brands (including travel) to help promote their services, as well as offering free resources to parents of kids under 10. It gives 51%+ profits to Reverence for Life, who fund a number of important initiatives in Africa, including bringing running water and basic equipment to a school in Tanzania. Helen has worked as a digital marketing consultant (IDM qualified) with various organisations, including Channel Mum, Truprint, Talk to Mums, and Micro Scooters. She loves to be creative in the brand campaigns she works on. Get in touch TODAY!

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Wednesday 18th of September 2019

My son is going to love these! He is a big fan of butterflies!

Lynn Armstrong

Sunday 15th of September 2019

My son did a project on the cycle of a butterfly with pasta shells ; )! Thank you for the printable!


Sunday 15th of September 2019

Lots of great ways for kids to learn about the life cycle of butterflies! We have been seeing so many monarchs here, it is nice to have a learning component for the kids.


Saturday 14th of September 2019

My daughter is so curous about butterflies. She will surely love these printables.


Saturday 14th of September 2019

We did this life cycle last week and it was so much fun.

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