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Arts & Crafts:
Butterfly Symmetry Project from Daycare Spaces and Ideas
Butterfly Life cycle Necklace from Fun A Day
Kid Made Butterfly Feeder from Reading Confetti
Coffee filter Butterfly from Parenting.com
Caterpillar Craft from Lil' Scholars University
Egg Carton Caterpillars from Happy Birthday Author
Transform your Dramatic Play area into a life-sized Butterfly Habitat this week. Add pretend Flowers, Indoor/Outdoor "grass" carpet, and Butterfly Wings. Cover a Table or a Large Box with Green or Leafy tablecloth.
This Fabulous Butterfly Habitat Dramatic Play space was created by Miss Hope.
Another option for the Dramatic Play Space this week, is to turn it into a Entomologist Lab. Add Posters of Insects, Child Safe Microscopes and Slides. Notebooks, Clipboards and Writing Tools. Add a Butterfly Habitat with Pretend Butterflies, and Caterpillars.
This great space was created by Mrs. Alexander's amazing Ants
For the Construction area this week, consider: Laminating Butterfly and Caterpillar Pattern Block Templates. Add pretend Butterflies and Caterpillars to your Block Play area. Add some natural Tree Blocks to your Building Space. Add a variety of pretend plants and flowers will allow the children to create an "Indoor Garden".
Items to Enhance your Space:
This Very Hungry Caterpillar Inspired sensory bin was created by Daycare Spaces and Ideas Community Member Erica P. of Erica's Educare Learning Center
Plant a Butterfly Garden with these Free seeds from Live Monarch
Static Electricity Butterfly experiment from A Little Pinch of Perfect
DIY No Sew Butterfly Wings from Love Laughter Forever After
Butterfly Number Line Activity from Mom Inspired Life
Catch Paper Butterflies Activity from A Little Learning for Two
Invitation to create Butterflies from Strong Start
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Sensory Tub from the Imagination Tree
Leaf Threading from Stimulating Learning
Color Matching Butterflies from Wait 'Til your Father gets Home
Fingerprint counting printable from Fun Handprint Art Blog
Free Hungry Caterpillar Number Cards from 123 Homeschool 4 Me
Butterflies Tot pre-K Pack from In All You Do
Free Alphabet Butterfly Puzzles from Totschooling
Life Cycle of a Butterfly Pack from 3 Dinosaurs
Butterfly Matching Cards from Eltern Von Mars
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Catch a butterfly counting cards 1-10
Butterfly Counting Mats with Frames and Counters
Bug Jar Counting Practice 1-20
Butterfly Shape Clip Cards
Caterpillar Color Puzzles
What did the Caterpillar eat? Roll and Graph
Caterpillar & Butterfly Matching
Butterfly Uppercase/Lowercase Letter Puzzles
Roll a Butterfly
Flip and Find Letter Match
Find and punch Letter Match
Count and Clip Cards 1-12
Sorting by Size Activity
Butterfly Life Cycle
Caterpillar & Butterfly Gross Motor Activity
Butterfly 3-Part Cards
Butterfly word wall Cards
Caterpillar Patterning Activity
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