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Butterflies Lesson Plans and Thematic Units

icon  Teacher's Guide to Creating a School Butterfly Garden
The ideas and information in this section come from an article written by Jennifer Goodwin Smith in the January 1995 issue of Science and Children (p. 29-32). She planned and planted a school butterfly garden with sixth and seventh graders in Maryland, and wrote the article to make it easier for others to do similar projects.

icon  Butterfly Habitat & Life Cycle
Comprehensive recource with life cycle handouts, videos, etc...

icon  A Moth Is Not a Butterfly!
Students complete a Venn diagram comparing moths and butterflies.

icon  Butterflies's Journey North
Students follow Butterflies's progress across the Northern Hemisphere as they watch for signs of the season and track the migration of a variety of birds, butterflies, and whales.  This site is outdated but still has resources.

icon  Butterfly Project
Several projects to do after researching butterflies.

icon  Caterpillars to Butterflies
This unit involves setting up a science activity that allows students to observe the development of a caterpillar into a butterfly.

icon  The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Activities to go with the book.

icon  Butterfly Gardern
The emergence of a butterfly from its chrysalis is an exciting climax to a classroom activity that follows the developmental stages in the life of an insect.

icon  Butterfly Lesson Plans from The Lesson Plans Page
Features a complete Multidisciplinary Thematic Unit on Butterflies

icon Butterfly Science
Life cyle and characteristics project.

Butterflies Internet Resources

icon  Monarch Watch
Covers the migration of the Monarch butterfly. The goals of MONARCH WATCH are to further science education, particularly in primary and secondary school systems, to promote conservation of monarch butterflies, and to involve thousands of students and adults in a cooperative study of the monarch's fall migration.

icon  The Butterfly Website
Focuses on various aspects of butterflies from around the world, contains a variety of factual information and products available for purchase.

icon  Butterflies of North America
Pictures, maps, and more information about butterflies.

icon  The Butterfly Site
12 pages packed full of information on all sorts of Butterfly topics.

Butterflies Interactive Whiteboard Resources

Online Butterfly Games and Puzzles from

icon  Online Monarch Maze

icon Tic Tac Toe with a Butterfly

icon Bug Hunt ... Memory Game

icon Online Insects Crossword Puzzle

Butterflies Printouts

icon  Butterfly Coloring Pages from
17 pictures with butterflies to print and color.

icon  The ButterflySite Coloring Pages and Drawings
Here are some FREE Butterfly Coloring Pages for you to print out.

icon  Butterfly Coloring Pages from Primary Games

Butterflies Crafts and Recipes

icon  Butterfly Mobile

icon  Butterfly in my Window

icon  Butterfly in my Garden

icon  Butterfly Flier

icon  Butterfly Fingerprint Craft

icon  Butterfly Mask

icon  Butterfly Stuffed Newspaper Craft

icon  Butterfly TP Roll Craft

icon Butterfly Handprinting
Students use their hand prints to create a butterfly.

icon Butterfly Wings
Use tissue and foam to create a butterfly.

icon Tissue Paper Butterfly
Hang or stick these butterflies to your window as a sun catcher

Butterflies Clip Art

iconButterfly Website

icon ButterflyPictures.Net

icon ClassroomClipart