Learning about Butterflies & Sunflowers

Butterfly Lab: Butterfly Wonder

Pre-K & Kindergarten.
A playful way for the students to begin learning about butterflies & the wonder of their transformation. Includes songs, activities & word wall.

Butterfly Lab: Amazing Bodies

1st Grade.
This hands-on lab for 1st grade science builds skills for observing caterpillars closely & learning the anatomy of caterpillars, butterflies & other insects.

Butterfly Laboratory: Word Wall

Early Elementary.
Common words that can be used for a classroom Word Wall. On 8.5×11 pages & B&W. All of the words are related to butterflies, insect body parts, & pollination.

Contrast & Compare: Butterflies

Early Elementary.
Ten large photographs of ten different butterfly species. An excellent tool for guiding students through contrast & compare lessons using insect body parts.

Sunflower Lab: Every Seed Counts

Pre-K & Kindergarten.
Our sunflower curriculum accompanies the Sunflower Celebration Kit and the storybook, Every Seed Counts. Includes activities, a word wall & songs.

Sunflower Handouts & Activities

Early Elementary.
Nine sunflower handouts including sprouting experiments, an observation journal, a word scramble & a coloring page.

VIDEO: Painted Lady Butterflies Emerge from the Chrysalises

Butterfly Lab: Butterflies & Pollination

2nd Grade.
This hands-on lab for 2nd grade science builds understanding about the importance of pollination and the interactions of plants and pollinators.

Butterfly Lab: The Butterfly Life Cycle

3rd Grade.
Students will experience the wonder of a butterfly’s metamorphosis by looking closely at the growing caterpillars, chrysalis & adult butterfly.

Butterfly Lab: Super Power Senses

4th Grade.
Students will understand that butterflies have internal and external structures that function to support survival, growth, behavior, and reproduction.

Butterfly Lab: Butterflies & Food Webs

5th Grade.
Students will learn about food chains & food webs. They will also closely observe the caterpillars, take measurements & calculate food consumption.