K - 3 Learning Pages:
Resources for Kindergarten to Grade 3 teachers

 List Serve - Web Resources

Science - Bugs - Butterflies and Caterpillars

a to z teacher stuff: Caterpillars and Butterflies - http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/Themes/Caterpillars___Butterflies/ Lesson plans  http://atozteacherstuff.com/pages/276.shtml Use pasta to create butterfly life cycle patterns

abcTeach: Butterflies - http://abcteach.com/directory/theme_units/animals/insects/butterflies/  printables

Billie Bear’s Butterflies and Bugs - http://www.billybear4kids.com/butterfly/flutter-fun.html  printables, crafts, online games

Butterflies - http://www.sabine.k12.la.us/zes/butterflies/default.htm  An amazing collection of links to use with your classes

Butterflies - http://www.kathimitchell.com/butterfly.html Links collected by a teacher

Butterfly Unit: Life Cycles of Butterflies - http://www.lessonplanspage.com/more/ScienceLAArtMathMDButterflyUnit3-LifeCycle12.htm  Ideas for gr. 1-2

Butterfly, Caterpillar, and Inchworm Crafts - http://www.daniellesplace.com/html/caterpillarcrafts.html  Beautiful, cute...

Butterfly Life Cycle - http://www.teachers.ash.org.au/jmresources/butlifecycle/index.html
Butterfly Appearance
- http://www.teachers.ash.org.au/jmresources/butappearance/index.html
Butterfly Body Parts
- http://www.teachers.ash.org.au/jmresources/butbodyparts/index.html
Web-based units

Danielle's Place: Butterflies - http://www.daniellesplace.com/html/caterpillarcrafts.html Crafts for kids

Enchanted Learning: Butterfly Theme - http://www.enchantedlearning.com/themes/butterfly.shtml Crafts and printables

Everything Preschool: Butterflies - http://www.everythingpreschool.com/themes/butterflies/index.htm Ideas for integrating

Kinderkorner: Butterflies - http://www.kinderkorner.com/butterflies.html Victoria Smith shares poems, links, and places to order butterfly books and objects.

Perpetual Preschool - http://www.perpetualpreschool.com/preschool_themes/butterflies/butterflies.htm Integrated ideas

Pratt’s Theme Pages: Butterfly, Caterpillar, Moths - http://www.fastq.com/%7Ejbpratt/education/theme/animals/butterflycat.html  Links

Preschool Butterfly Unit - http://www.everythingpreschool.com/themes/butterflies/index.htm  Integrated ideas

Step by Step: Butterflies - http://stepbystepcc.com/animals/butterflies.html Integrated ideas

Symmetry and Butterflies - http://www.sci.mus.mn.us/sln/tf/s/symmetry/symmetry.html  Good extension for math

Teach the Children Well - http://www.teachthechildrenwell.com/animals.html#but Links

Teacher's Corner: Butterfly & Caterpillar - http://www.theteacherscorner.net/thematicunits/insect3.htm Lesson plan ideas

Teacher's Room: Butterflies - http://www.theteachersroom.com/butterflies.htm Integrating activities

Teaching Heart: Very Hungry Caterpillar - http://www.teachingheart.net/veryhungrycaterpillar.html  Integrating ideas; extension activities to Eric Carle’s books

Virtual Vine: Very Hungry Caterpillar - http://www.thevirtualvine.com/theveryhungrycaterpillar.html  Excellent!

Whitehorse Elementary: Grade 1 Butterflies - http://www.yesnet.yk.ca/schools/wes/webquests_themes/butterfly_lucille/species.html Research materials for many different butterflies with lots of photos. Excellent resource.

Zoom Butterflies: http://www.zoomdinosaurs.com/subjects/butterfly/ Excellent printouts!

Zwolle Elementary: Butterflies - http://www.sabine.k12.la.us/zes/butterflies/default.htm An amazing list of links to research sites, online interactive games, photos, and activities for kids.