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1-14 "i" Pipe Cleaner and Bead Inchworm Craft from Craftulate

Pipe Cleaner and Bead Inchworm Craft

1-14 "i" Pipe Cleaner and Bead Inchworm Craft from Craftulate

Butterfly Life Cycle Craft Necklace the Kids Can Make | Fun-A-Day!

A twist on the traditional butterfly life cycle craft with pasta. Kids create a necklace that helps retell the butterfly life cycle and integrates literacy. Includes free printable butterfly life cycle cards to use with the kids, too.

Mini beast collages made with garden bits :)

Mini beast collages made with garden bits :)

Chalk Portraits - this could be good outdoor fun with younger students. Could do with minibeasts.

Summer Diary Day 66: Chalk Portraits

Dear summer diary, The girls were playing with sidewalk chalk & I immediately ran outside to partake in the fun & to lead them in the fun ...

Edible Butterfly Life Cycle--I'm going to use this idea rigiht away, except chrysalis is spelled incorrectly (that's the teacher in me making corrections!).

Edible Butterfly Life Cycle

Edible Butterfly Life Cycle--I'm going to use this idea rigiht away, except chrysalis is spelled incorrectly (that's the teacher in me making corrections!).

Love this Butterfly Craftivity with labeling activity for learning about insects and life cycles. And tons of other resources for a complete science/ELA unit are included!

Life Cycle of a Butterfly Nonfiction Science & ELA Unit

Love this Butterfly Craftivity with labeling activity for learning about insects and life cycles. And tons of other resources for a complete science/ELA unit are included!

After reading the book 100 Backyard Activities That Are the Dirtiest, Coolest, Creepy-Crawliest Ever!, our preschoolers made this easy butterfly feeder for an outdoor science activity.

How to Make an Easy Butterfly Feeder

After reading the book 100 Backyard Activities That Are the Dirtiest, Coolest, Creepy-Crawliest Ever!, our preschoolers made this easy butterfly feeder for an outdoor science activity.

Free printable butterfly homeschool unit study - Ready for spring learning fun? This butterfly homeschool unit is FREE and perfect for ages preschool to 2nd grade!

The Relaxed Homeschool - Homeschooling, Family, and more!

The free promotional period for this product has expired. You can now find this lesson plan here. Enjoy! Butterflies are amazing little creatures. They were all once a cute little caterpillar that went through an amazing transformation. This is a fun set to teach your children about the butterfly life cycle. Here is a funRead More >>

Fantastic crafts outlining the life cycle of bugs and butterflies! Such a great hands on science lesson for kids!

Camping Hacks: Make Your Tent a Home Away From Home - Way Outdoors

I love camping, probably because I started at such a young age. Give me a shelter, blanket and rolled up jacket for a pillow and I’m good to go. My wife on the other hand is not so willing to leave the comforts of home. When we first met her idea of “roughing it”, it …

making dragonflies using maple seeds and twigs - for fairy garden

Autumn woodland treasure sculpture

making dragonflies using maple seeds and twigs - for fairy garden

Tissue Paper Dragonfly Craft - summer insect activity - fun bug fine motor skills practice - art for preschool and kindergarten kids - To Be A Kid Again

Tissue Paper Dragonfly Craft - Creative Little Explorers

Tissue Paper Dragonfly Craft - summer insect activity - fun bug fine motor skills practice - art for preschool and kindergarten kids - To Be A Kid Again

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A teacher blog focusing on the primary grades! Weekly freebies and daily ideas for every teacher looking to make their classroom more successful.

Butterfly craft

Butterfly craft

Handprint butterflies More

Handprint butterflies More

Check out this All About Dragonflies nonfiction unit for your 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade students. You will get a book with text features, worksheets, lap book assembly guide, and craft pattern. Also included is a booklet which contains graphic organizers and writing activities. The activities include identifying the main idea and supporting details, note-taking, opinion writing, expository writing, story writing, tracing, drawing and coloring. Fun Bug and Insect Activity!

All About Dragonflies Nonfiction Unit

Check out this All About Dragonflies nonfiction unit for your 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade students. You will get a book with text features, worksheets, lap book assembly guide, and craft pattern. Also included is a booklet which contains graphic organizers and writing activities. The activities include identifying the main idea and supporting details, note-taking, opinion writing, expository writing, story writing, tracing, drawing and coloring. Fun Bug and Insect Activity!

Insect body parts anchor chart

Going Buggy!

We read Step by Step and created repeating patterns in whole and small group. Then we created and labeled our own patterns. We read The Very Hungry Caterpillar and created positional patterns in whole group and with partners. Then students "pinky" painted and labeled their own positional patterns. We used party blowers to experience how a butterfly proboscis uncurls to drink and then curls back when they are finished. We also used straws to sip nectar (sugar water) like butterflies. Then…

Ants

Learn About Ants and Ant Colonies for Kids With This Fun Story

Learn About Ants and Ant Colonies for Kids With This Fun Story

Learn about ants types, ant colonies, and ant body parts for elementary age kids and homeschool. Uses a fun story to help children learn.

ants

Free Coloring Pages

Ant hill craft for kids. Mix sand and glue together put on a plate let children shape mound into an ant hill. Use a straw to make the hole. I could not find plastic ants so we used the bottom of pencil in paint after sand dried for a couple days....

Ant hill craft for kids. Mix sand and glue together put on a plate let children shape mound into an ant hill. Use a straw to make the hole. I could not find plastic ants so we used the bottom of pencil in paint after sand dried for a couple days....

Bees

BEE Sensory Bin/ Pretend Play by LillianWes on Etsy

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Find the perfect handmade gift, vintage & on-trend clothes, unique jewelry, and more… lots more.

Bee time-lapse video (the 1st 21 days of a bee's life in 60 seconds). Beautiful. via treehugger

Watch the First 21 Days of a Bee’s Life in 60 Seconds (Video)

From egg to buzzing pollinator, a photographer captures the secret life of bees and it’s nothing short of mesmerizing.

The perfect spring activity for preschoolers! Practice those fine motor skills while learning about bees and how they pollinate flowers at the same time!

Pollen Transfer: Fine Motor Activity for Preschoolers

The perfect spring activity for preschoolers! Practice those fine motor skills while learning about bees and how they pollinate flowers at the same time!

Looking for Thumbprint Honey Bee & Hive ? Then you are at the right place. See - Artsy Craftsy Mom

Thumbprint Honey Bee & Hive

Looking for Thumbprint Honey Bee & Hive ? Then you are at the right place. See - Artsy Craftsy Mom

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BEE Sensory Bin/ Pretend Play by LillianWes on Etsy

This item is unavailable | Etsy

Find the perfect handmade gift, vintage & on-trend clothes, unique jewelry, and more… lots more.

Learn About Ants and Ant Colonies for Kids With This Fun Story

Learn About Ants and Ant Colonies for Kids With This Fun Story

Learn about ants types, ant colonies, and ant body parts for elementary age kids and homeschool. Uses a fun story to help children learn.

1-14 "i" Pipe Cleaner and Bead Inchworm Craft from Craftulate

Pipe Cleaner and Bead Inchworm Craft

1-14 "i" Pipe Cleaner and Bead Inchworm Craft from Craftulate

Butterfly Life Cycle Craft Necklace the Kids Can Make | Fun-A-Day!

A twist on the traditional butterfly life cycle craft with pasta. Kids create a necklace that helps retell the butterfly life cycle and integrates literacy. Includes free printable butterfly life cycle cards to use with the kids, too.

ants

Free Coloring Pages

Snails! We tried this at Sarah Jarman childminding and it was a big success!

Snails! We tried this at Sarah Jarman childminding and it was a big success!

Bee time-lapse video (the 1st 21 days of a bee's life in 60 seconds). Beautiful. via treehugger

Watch the First 21 Days of a Bee’s Life in 60 Seconds (Video)

From egg to buzzing pollinator, a photographer captures the secret life of bees and it’s nothing short of mesmerizing.

Mini beast collages made with garden bits :)

Mini beast collages made with garden bits :)

Ant hill craft for kids. Mix sand and glue together put on a plate let children shape mound into an ant hill. Use a straw to make the hole. I could not find plastic ants so we used the bottom of pencil in paint after sand dried for a couple days....

Ant hill craft for kids. Mix sand and glue together put on a plate let children shape mound into an ant hill. Use a straw to make the hole. I could not find plastic ants so we used the bottom of pencil in paint after sand dried for a couple days....

Chalk Portraits - this could be good outdoor fun with younger students. Could do with minibeasts.

Summer Diary Day 66: Chalk Portraits

Dear summer diary, The girls were playing with sidewalk chalk & I immediately ran outside to partake in the fun & to lead them in the fun ...

The perfect spring activity for preschoolers! Practice those fine motor skills while learning about bees and how they pollinate flowers at the same time!

Pollen Transfer: Fine Motor Activity for Preschoolers

The perfect spring activity for preschoolers! Practice those fine motor skills while learning about bees and how they pollinate flowers at the same time!

Looking for Thumbprint Honey Bee & Hive ? Then you are at the right place. See - Artsy Craftsy Mom

Thumbprint Honey Bee & Hive

Looking for Thumbprint Honey Bee & Hive ? Then you are at the right place. See - Artsy Craftsy Mom

Edible Butterfly Life Cycle--I'm going to use this idea rigiht away, except chrysalis is spelled incorrectly (that's the teacher in me making corrections!).

Edible Butterfly Life Cycle

Edible Butterfly Life Cycle--I'm going to use this idea rigiht away, except chrysalis is spelled incorrectly (that's the teacher in me making corrections!).

Love this Butterfly Craftivity with labeling activity for learning about insects and life cycles. And tons of other resources for a complete science/ELA unit are included!

Life Cycle of a Butterfly Nonfiction Science & ELA Unit

Love this Butterfly Craftivity with labeling activity for learning about insects and life cycles. And tons of other resources for a complete science/ELA unit are included!

After reading the book 100 Backyard Activities That Are the Dirtiest, Coolest, Creepy-Crawliest Ever!, our preschoolers made this easy butterfly feeder for an outdoor science activity.

How to Make an Easy Butterfly Feeder

After reading the book 100 Backyard Activities That Are the Dirtiest, Coolest, Creepy-Crawliest Ever!, our preschoolers made this easy butterfly feeder for an outdoor science activity.