Set up a "Nature Table" to display all the treasures found on nature hikes... great for scientific observations. {The large leaf is from IKEA.}

Set up a "Nature Table" to display all the treasures found on nature hikes. great for scientific observations. {The large leaf is from IKEA.} Smith nature walks might be great to fill up your science center

Very Busy Spiders... indoor busy activity... make a giant yarn spiderweb to crawl in/under/over

Making our own very busy spiders and spider webs

The children can act like very busy spiders in an indoor busy activity and move in and out of a giant yarn spiderweb to crawl made by the teacher and classmates!

Mix grass seed in with potting soil. Fill up a nylon. Tie into segments with string to make a 'caterpillar." Soak in water till saturated. Then let the kids spray it with water every day after and watch it grow. When the grass gets "too long" let the kids give it a "haircut."

Science- Mix grass seed in with potting soil. Fill up a nylon. Tie into segments with string to make a 'caterpillar." Soak in water till saturated. Then let the kids spray it with water every day after and watch it GROW

Life cycle of a butterfly, bulletin board ideas. Really neat looking !

Egg carton colored for caterpillar cotton balls yarn and pencils tie dyed butterfly

Using thin paint brushes to decorate pasta shells.

Using thin paint brushes to decorate pasta shells. EYFS Not quite sure how to display these

Small world bugs in soil with leaves. Cross curricular link: Understanding the World and Maths. Children count the bugs, recording tally and numeral.

using tally marks

Handprint butterflies

Recycled butterfly crafts Egg cartoon butterfly crafts Paper bag butterfly crafts ideas Footprint and hand print butterfly

Use the book Only One You. This would be really cool as a school-wide project! Maybe present to our outdoor classroom????

Use the book "Only One You". This would be really cool as a school-wide project! For the courtyard garden! Book of the month/school-wide project next year?

Creepy Crawly Poem

Creepy Crawly Poem-good for fast/slow

I did this once in my boys room, but made a sea of fish instead!! This would look super amazing in a classroom to! Lisa Leray xoxox

~**If I were to put this in my house, I'd have it a reading room, with a door, but no lock (so no one will get locked in)__I did this once in my boys room, but made a sea of fish instead! This would look super amazing in a classroom to!

Itsy bitsy spider water play- up the water spout, washed the spider out

Itsy bitsy spider water play

SENSORY TABLE- Itsy bitsy spider water play- up the water spout, washed the spider out

Do more to attract/help the wildlife all around me.✗

According to the previous pinner this is a "Great idea to attract butterflies we have done this it works It also attracts Baltimore Orioles" !Hope I get some Baltimore Orioles here in New Zealand!

free hand cut butterflies from cello paper for the light table

Free-hand cut butterflies from cello paper for the light table.

Threading caterpillars... from Rachel (",)

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

The Very Hungry Caterpillar - Stimulating Learning

Frog pond tuff spot

Frog pond tuff spot

Simple craft for toddlers that will then grow to create a caterpillar ideal for spring, bugs or growing themed fun. It's so simple even toddlers can make it and watch the seeds grow

Spring Craft for Kids - Cress Caterpillar

Grow your own cress caterpillar

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