Butterfly Resources

 

Resource Type

Resource Name/Author

Comments

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Rating

Book/Library

Monarch Butterfly; Gibbons, Gail

Very nice

X

5

Book/Library

Everyday Insects; Allen, Gertrude E.

Very informational, a few B&W pictures, good prose

X

5

Book/Library

Are You a Butterfly?; Allen, Judy & Humphries, Tudor

Describes what “you” would do if “you” were a butterfly; nice perspective

X

5

Book/Library

From Caterpillar to Butterfly; Heiligman; Deborah

Describes children in a school classroom growing a butterfly

X

5

Field trip

Frederik Meijer Gardens

Annual butterfly exhibit w/ Grandma

X

5

Video/Library

Bugz; Ahh! Productions

Cover a wide range of insects

 

3

Book/Purchase

The Very Hungry Caterpillar; Carle, Eric

Nutrition, wrong terminology, counting and days of the week (cocoon/chrysalis)

 

4

Craft

Butterfly antenna: Headbands, pom-pons & pipe cleaners

Great fun

 

5

Craft

Butterfly mask: coloring book page, markers, old cereal box & pipe cleaners

Goes along w/ antenna craft. Not as much fun as antenna, but they worked well together 

 

4

Snack

Butterfly snack: graham crackers, peanut butter & pretzels

Big hit! Kids can make them, too.

 

5

 

 

Ratings: 5= Excellent, 4= Good, 3=Average, 2=Fair, 1=Poor


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