Butterfly Life Cycle Ideas and Printables



This Butterfly Life Cycle pack explores butterflies’ life cycle by increasing vocabulary by reading and writing about butterflies.

Our pack includes –

Recording Book

• This is a record of learning as you move through the information.

• Put the book together – instructions are included.

• Complete the first page before you start the unit.

• As you progress through the unit complete the pages in order.

• The students may go back and add information as they learn new things.



• Print and go!

• These posters will enable your students to have access to facts and diagrams.

• They will assist in correct spelling when displayed.

• There are two sets – the second set has detailed information.

• The third set has a life cycle.


A Reader

• Print and go!

• This will give you two books – copy and staple them together and then cut them in half.

• Re-read and place in your class library.


Jigsaw task

• Print and laminate for long-term use.

• These jigsaws (break-up cards) will assist in matching words to pictures to a statement.


Print and Go

• The following pages will consolidate and extend knowledge for all students about butterflies. Please make choices about which task are suitable for each student in your grade.

• Label parts of a butterfly

• Butterflies can/have/are

• Chrysalis can/have/are

• Pupa can/is/are

• Venn Diagram – butterfly/chrysalis


Information Report

• These pages will assist in writing a report.

• Spinner

• Color copy and laminate.

• Add a split pin to attach the arrow.

• Spin the arrow. When it stops – the student must orally give some facts about that part of the frog cycle.

• What I know about butterflies

• Butterflies planner – with and without lines

• Information Report Planner



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