B is for a beautiful butterfly! The butterfly theme teaches early science concepts, an appreciation for nature and can easily include alphabet and art activities.
Our second post in Tot School A to Z series provides you with a week’s worth of plans that are all things butterfly! Play activities require less set up and direction and learning activities are more skill-based and could be more appropriate for preschool age children.
Play Activities with Butterflies
Sunday: Coffee Filter Butterfly Craft
Wednesday: Butterfly Sensory Bin
Thursday:Marshmallow Stamping Butterflies
Friday: Color Matching Butterflies
Saturday: Dot Marker Butterflies
Learning Activities with Butterflies
Sunday: B is for Butterfly
Monday: Static Electricity Butterfly
Tuesday: Butterfly Life Cycle Hat
Wednesday: Alphabet Butterfly Puzzles
Thursday: Exploring Symmetry with Butterflies
Saturday: Butterfly Life Cycle Craft
Extra Activities for Butterfly Unit
Best Books about Butterflies for Toddlers and Preschoolers:
Best Butterfly Toys for Toddlers and Preschoolers:
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