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Knowledge and Understanding of The World

The Life Cycle of a Butterfly


This week we are learning about the Life Cycle of a Butterfly.

The butterfly goes through a process called metamorphosis. The four stages in metamorphosis are egg, larva, pupa, and adult butterfly.

Look at the resources below to learn more about butterflies.

Caterpillar To Butterfly Transformation - Painted Lady Butterfly Life Cycle (Time-Lapse)

Can you make your own life cycle of a butterfly?

Look at the simple ideas below using things you can find in your house.

Please send us a photo of your finished life cycle. We would love to see them.


Pictures from Minibeast Hunt in school

School Illustration