Play Dough Learning Mats for Literacy and Numeracy Development - The Imagination Tree
We all know that play dough is tactile, fun and great for all multi-sensory early developmental play. But it can also be used in creative, playful ways to promote early literacy and numeracy skills in a hands on way. There really is no need for worksheets when we have such a great resource to hand!...Read More »
We decided to embark on our own butterfly hunt, we made butterflies to lay along our route & gathered up our nets, magnifying glass and a book to identify our discoveries. Our hunt took place a…
Changing Butterfly Life Cycle Craft
The younger girls and I made a butterfly life cycle craft, inspired by Mama Smiles, this week, after reading Dorling Kindersley's See How They Grow, Butterfly book. First, the girls made caterpillars, by gluing pompoms to clothespins... ...with google eyes, and small strips of tissue paper for antennae. While those dried, the girls worked on making chrysalises by gluing green tissue paper squares onto toilet paper rolls. When they were completely covered, I stapled one end closed. Finally…
Butterfly Life Cycle Plate Craft | Scholastic
This springtime craft project uses dried pasta pieces to help children learn the stages of a butterfly’s life.
Monarch Butterfly Life Cycle by HelenParkinson on DeviantArt
Manged to see the hatching process and catch it on film. Monarch Butterfly Life Cycle
Butterfly Life Cycle Journal and Assessment
I created this journal for students studying the life cycle of a butterfly. The journal follows the scientific process of predicting, observing and recording. Students are asked to explain what they think they know about butterflies, record observations, and justify their reasoning. Print the pag...
Fun Sparks: Bursting the cocoon! Caterpillar Fun.
The transformation from Caterpillar to butterfly is one that hooks in children however old they are. We are big fans of the Hungry Caterpillar by Eric
Butterfly Pancakes–Cute, Fun, and Healthy!
In Indiana, we sometimes get snow in April. This means some of you will be sweating in shorts and t-shirts while we’re still bundled up in coats and gloves. But I can’t wait any longer.…
Tropical Bird Craft Kit - Discontinued
Tropical Bird Craft Kit. These foam parrots are a jungle of fun! A simple yet fun craft project for a zoo-themed party or even a pirate bash, these 4 - 4 1/2 feathered safari friends come in wild colors! All craft kit pieces are pre-packaged for individual use. Kits include instructions and extra pieces. Age Recommendation:Ages 5 & Up: Containing medium-sized pieces with the occasional angular edge, these lightweight to sturdy crafts may require some assembly such as stringing beads or…