Monarch Butterfly by Gail GibbonsIntroduce young readers to the fascinating process of how catepillars become butterflies.
Follow the transformation from a tiny white egg laid on a leaf to a brilliantly colored butterfly in this kid-friendly introduction to metamorphosis. With detailed, bright watercolors, Gail Gibbons illustrates the life cycle of the monarch butterfly, stage by stage, as it grows, changes, and takes flight.
With clear, labeled diagrams and simple text that defines and reinforces important vocabulary, Monarch Butterfly introduces key concepts of insect anatomy and behavior. And of course, the unique migration of the monarch-- which can range up to four thousand miles-- is covered, with descriptions of how the insects travel, and how people in their path celebrate the occasion.
This classic look at butterflies also includes directions on raising your own monarch at home, and a page of fun facts about these colorful butterflies.
Butterfly facts for kids
These fun butterfly facts for kids are a perfect way to teach children about caterpillars and butterflies. They are enchanting, and when one lands on you, it feels absolutely magical. Especially when we bring it to life with live butterflies! These butterfly facts for preschool are perfect for an insect or bug preschool theme and especially when you notice that the children are already naturally interested in caterpillars and butterflies and looking for them while they are outside. I also have some fun ladybug facts and spider facts you can use as well. We hope to see you drop by our neck of the woods next week!
A butterfly is a usually day-flying insect of the order Lepidoptera. They are grouped together in the suborder Rhopalocera. Butterflies are closely related to moths , from which they evolved. The life of butterflies is closely connected to flowering plants , which their larvae caterpillars feed on, and their adults feed and lay their eggs on. They have a long-lasting history of co-evolution with flowering plants. Many of the details of plant anatomy are related to their pollinators , and vice versa.
Check out our awesome range of animal facts for kids and learn some fun trivia about our friends in the animal kingdom. Fun Butterfly Facts for Kids. Check out our range of fun butterfly facts for kids. Learn about the lifecycle of butterflies, their wings, what they eat and much more. Read on and enjoy a variety of interesting information about butterflies.
Fun Butterfly Facts for Kids
Then check out our butterfly life cycle facts! We all love butterflies for their beautiful, brightly-coloured wings. But did you know that these fab flyers begin life as something completely different? It all starts when a female butterfly lays her eggs, usually on leaves or stems of plants. Inside these tiny eggs, caterpillars grow. Depending on the species, the eggs can vary in shape and texture — they can be round, oval or cylindrical, and smooth, bumpy or wrinkled. The time it takes for the eggs to hatch can also vary — in some species, they will hatch within a few weeks and in others they will only hatch once the weather is warm enough.
If you have ever seen a blossoming tree in the spring, or been in a flower garden, then there is no doubt that you have also seen a butterfly. Butterflies are known for their beautiful colors and unique patterns. They come in a large variety of shapes and sizes, and have a unique lifecycle. Continue reading to learn more amazing facts about butterflies. Butterflies are insects, which means that they have six legs, a set of antennae, and three parts to their body the head, thorax, and abdomen. Adult butterflies have large wings with different colored patterns. Butterflies have a lifecycle that has four different stages.