Life Cycle of a
A butterfly has a life cycle that is
different from a human because they do
not begin their life as a small butterfly.
Do you know what a butterfly starts its life
Click on the title below to listen to
The Very Hungry Caterpillarby,
Think about these questions and write
down or type your answers…
What did the caterpillar come out of at the
beginning of the story?
What did the caterpillar do each day? Why do you
think he did that?
When the caterpillar was ready to make his
change what did he do?
Please look at this website and
read about the life cycle of a
butterfly. Pay close attention
to the 4 different stages.
Can you put these pictures in order
from the beginning to end?
1 2 3 4
Is this how you would put them
1 2 3 4
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